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How the Other Half Vacations

The phrase “vacation rental” may conjure the image of a little beach bungalow or a modest cabin in the woods, but there's a certain segment of Airbnbs and Vrbos in a class all their own. With prime locations, eye-popping square footage, and amenities to rival any hotel's, these are luxurious places that can cost thousands of dollars a night. For some, the splurge may be worth it. For the rest of us, well, it sure is fun to gawk. On that note, take a whirl through some of the most extravagant rentals that are up for grabs in every state. 


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 Alabama: Alexander City
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Alabama: Alexander City

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Dreaming of a sweet little lake house? This tricked-out eight-bedroom villa on east-central Alabama's Lake Martin might be a little more than you bargained for, in the best possible way. Relax in the pool, sweat in the indoor gym, or cozy up in front of the outdoor fireplace. You can also hop on a boat using one of the private docks and enjoy a day on the water.


Related: Amazing Airbnbs and Vrbos Across America


Alaska: Homer
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Alaska: Homer

Sleeps: 30

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If Alaska makes you think of cozy, remote cabins, this 17,000-square-foot mansion may have you rethinking that stereotype. Perched on majestic Kachemak Bay, it sleeps 30 people and includes amenities you would expect (a gleaming kitchen, a game room, a home theater) and some you might not (a Turkish bath, an indoor pool, a sauna, and a 2,000-square-foot Neverland-themed play area with a pirate ship). Spot otters, seals, whales, and other wildlife from the conservatory with a giant telescope.


Related: The Most Remote Vacation Rentals Across the World

Arizona: Scottsdale
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Arizona: Scottsdale

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You'll find swagger and then some at this six-bedroom hilltop villa on Camelback Mountain. A stay here includes hotel-like flourishes like housekeeping and concierge service, and there's an optional chef ready to make your culinary dreams come true. But the highlight is the one-of-a-kind pool, built into the rocks with cascading waterfalls and eye-popping lights. There's also a poolside bar, a swanky fire pit, and a putting green. 


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Arkansas: Bella Vista
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Arkansas: Bella Vista

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This seven-bedroom retreat on northwestern Arkansas' Loch Lomond is all things woodsy and quirky — with a healthy dose of luxury, of course. You'll be surrounded by antiques and whimsical touches like tree-stump bar stools, and there's a dock and even a slide right into the lake. Amenities include a sauna, a hot tub, a full bar, and a rec room with an adorable kids' cabin. 


Related: The Most Beautiful Cabin in Every State

California: Malibu
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California: Malibu

Sleeps: 16

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It doesn't get much more California than an eight-bedroom mansion in sunny Malibu described as “Mediterranean meets Hollywood.” Aside from the perfectly manicured pool, can't-miss features include a wine cellar to seduce even the snobbiest oenophile, a tennis court, and a plush theater room with a screen that's almost as big as what you'd find at the cinema. 


Colorado: Avon
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Colorado: Avon

Sleeps: 14

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Head to central Colorado for the peak of ski-in, ski-out luxury with this seven-bedroom chalet, just minutes from Beaver Creek Village and Vail. Floor-to-ceiling windows and a towering stone fireplace dominate the main room, and you'll find a full bar, a pool table, and a theater room ready to help you relax after a day on the slopes. But the real highlight is a gorgeous stone hot tub with a waterfall, ready to take the chill off on a cold, snowy day.


Related: Incredible Hot Tubs Across the World


Connecticut: Stonington
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Connecticut: Stonington

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Standing watch over the Atlantic, this five-bedroom manor is the epitome of understated New England elegance. The bright white family room has doors that open right onto a waterside patio, and the master bathroom is straight out of a magazine with a clawfoot soaking tub, a rainfall shower, and gleaming tile. There's also a theater room with red velvet drapes and cushy recliners, a gym with a sauna, a wine cellar, a salt-water pool, and a tennis court.


Related: 20 Best Towns for East Coast Beach Vacations

Delaware: Rehoboth
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Delaware: Rehoboth

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One of Delaware's most popular beach towns is home to this HGTV-worthy six-bedroom home, about a 10-minute walk from town as well as sand and surf. Lounge on an Adirondack chair in the pool, cook a big family meal in the gourmet kitchen, and watch the kids fight over which custom bunk to call their own. A popular hiking and biking trail is also close by. 


Related: Best Airbnbs for a Summer Vacation

District of Columbia
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District of Columbia

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Washington may not spring to mind when you think of “hip,” but this luxe four-bedroom firehouse in the trendy Shaw neighborhood might change your mind. Built in 1884, it's been fully modernized but still has exposed brick, wood beams, arched windows, old pipes, and plenty more to give it that vintage feel. There's a gorgeous fireplace, a kitchen with a huge island, a loft, and an office with firehouse memorabilia. 


Related: 24 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Middle River Castle in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Florida: Fort Lauderdale

Sleeps: 20
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Beach houses like this are rare. About 30 miles north of Miami, this 10,000 square-foot riverfront castle features a 1,400-square-foot dock, eight bedrooms, and 10 baths. Guests can unwind in the home’s pool and hot tub. Inside are regal amenities like a 40-foot bar and breathtaking 35-foot ceilings. Amateur chefs will enjoy the house’s gourmet kitchen, which has multiple stoves, perfect for cooking up the day’s catch. There's also no shortage of nearby restaurants.  

Related: A-Frame Cabins That Are Perfect for Cold-Weather Getaways


Georgia: Atlanta
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Georgia: Atlanta

Sleeps: 20

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You'll find this eye-popping 25,000-square-foot mansion near Atlanta's tony Buckhead district. It has hosted everyone from the New York Giants to Mel Gibson, and served as a filming location for “MacGyver.” The opulent interior includes a full “Casablanca”-themed bar, chef's kitchen, game room, ballroom, theater room, and more. Outside, there's a salt-water pool, an outdoor kitchen, and ample space for lounging.

Hawaii: Waimea
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Hawaii: Waimea

Sleeps: 30

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If one house just isn't enough, this drool-worthy Big Island rental will actually give you four. The lush grounds include koi ponds, gardens, sculptures, a tiki bar, and an oceanside infinity pool and hot tub. Inside, there are spa facilities, a gym with a steam room, and a theater room — but if you ask us, the real show here is the view of the Pacific. 


Related: The Best of Hawaii on a Budget

Idaho: Sandpoint
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Idaho: Sandpoint

Sleeps: 18

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This 11-bedroom home in the Idaho panhandle offers ski-in, ski-out access for anyone who loves carving up the powder, but it may be hard to leave the cushy surroundings for nature's majesty. It's also a great pick for two distinct groups of visitors, as it has two master bedrooms, two lofts, two kitchens, two dining rooms, and even two media rooms, hot tubs, ski rooms, and saunas. 


Related: Best Ski-In, Ski-Out Vacation Rentals

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Illinois: Chicago

Sleeps: 16

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This home in lively Wicker Park makes a striking presence on its corner lot with a three-story brick and glass facade. The back courtyard mixes grass with slate tiles and is marked by the painted mural on the brick building next door. Rooftop decks include a basketball hoop and a hot tub for a truly luxurious stay. While in the neighborhood, you can visit Wicker Park’s clubs, bars, and funky boutiques. The home includes six bedrooms and six bathrooms, a workout room, wine cellar, game room, and pool table. Furnishings are modern and comfortable. Don’t miss the skyline view from that rooftop lounge. There are multiple living rooms with TVs, as well as a private parking garage. 


Related: Chicago Mansions You Can Book as Vacation Rentals

Indiana: Paoli
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Indiana: Paoli

Sleeps: 16

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Country living doesn't need to be simple, as evidenced by this 14,000-square-foot, six-bedroom estate in southern Indiana. The classic interior includes a rec room with an English-style pub and a wine cellar, while the shady grounds have a pool, pool house, hot tub, and outdoor fireplace.

Iowa: Conrad
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Iowa: Conrad

Sleeps: 35+

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Fancy a game of hoops? You can perfect that three-pointer all day at this 11-bedroom mansion tucked away in rural central Iowa. It's home to a full indoor gym, complete with an electronic scoreboard. There's also a sports-themed theater room, a library, and a “man cave” with a pool table, a sauna, ping pong, and air hockey. 


Kansas: Manhattan
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Kansas: Manhattan

Sleeps: 10

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If you have a soft spot for both history and luxury, check out this four-bedroom estate, parts of which date to the Civil War. The interior merges stone walls and timber ceilings with modern amenities like a chef's kitchen and luxe bathrooms. Outside, there's a hot tub and a truly unique patio that could easily host a wedding or a large family gathering.


Related: Travel Back in Time in These 12 Historic Towns Across America

Kentucky: Glenview
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Kentucky: Glenview

Sleeps: 8

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This four-bedroom mansion close to Churchill Downs is ready to host horse lovers and non-horse lovers alike in style. Its formal gardens would be at home at a historic manor house in England, but modern amenities include a full gym, a massive master bathroom with a steam shower, a chef's kitchen, and a formal dining room with a crystal chandelier. Daily maid service is also included, so you won't have to lift a finger.

Louisiana: New Orleans
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Louisiana: New Orleans

Sleeps: 18

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Live it up in true Crescent City fashion by renting this eight-bedroom 1880s mansion, shaded by one of the city's classic old oaks. There's a private yard with a fire pit, a heated pool and spa, and hammocks so you can really kick back. Inside, 13-foot ceilings, pine floors, ornate fireplaces and plaster medallions mix with the modern kitchen and bathrooms, living room with a 75-inch television, and carefully curated decor. 


Related: Best Cheap or Free Things To Do In New Orleans

Spruce Island
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Maine: Stonington

Sleeps: 18-20

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The accommodations on this 80-acre Spruce Island include seven bedrooms and eight baths spread out over the main house and a guest house. Guests are provided with many ways to keep themselves entertained, including kayaks and other small boats, horseshoes, badminton, table tennis, and more. There's also a freshwater quarry on a nearby island to swim in, and dogs are allowed in this rental for a $150 pet fee. Cooks will enjoy creating meals on the kitchen's Wolf range. 

 

Brittland Manor
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Maryland: Chestertown

Sleeps: 27

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If your crew is large and in need of spreading out, this Georgian style mansion rests on 530 acres overlooking the Chester River and is surrounded by woodland, fields, and wildlife. Inside, visitors are greeted by a winding staircase and parquet floors in the grand foyer. The dining room boasts an impressive crystal chandelier, and there is also a study and a library both featuring rich woodwork. With nine baths and 11 bedrooms, no one will feel crowded. Guests can relax poolside or in the estate's gardens.

Captain Morse House in Edgartown, Massachusetts
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Massachusetts: Edgartown

Sleeps: 26
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Who wouldn’t want to rent a mansion for vacations on the East Coast's famed Martha’s Vineyard? The stately Captain Morse House was built in 1840 by the whaling captain in the Greek Revival style and is conveniently located near shopping areas and four beaches. Guest can relax on two porches graced by 10 Doric columns and enjoy a view of the harbor.The historic 8,000 square-foot house offers 12 bedrooms, seven baths, and two full kitchens along with a roomy backyard and a patio. Why choose a hotel when there are unique options like this?


Michigan: Union Pier
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Michigan: Union Pier

Sleeps: 26

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The Midwest may not seem like the place to go searching for luxury beach houses, so you're in for a fun surprise with this eight-bedroom Michigan property, split between a four-bedroom main house and a four-bedroom carriage house. Both homes are plenty comfortable, but the main attraction here is the outdoor space. There's a spectacular pool with a slide and a waterfall, a hot tub overlooking Lake Michigan, a koi pond, an indoor-outdoor kitchen, an upper-level deck, and a private beach.


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Minnesota: Lake Shore
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Minnesota: Lake Shore

Sleeps: 16

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A lake house made of reclaimed wood might not sound swanky, but trust us: This six-bedroom on Gull Lake in central Minnesota is top-notch. There are sweeping lake views from the open living area, master bedroom, and screened-in porch, plus towering stone fireplaces. A theater room and retro-themed game room offer chances for fun if the weather's cold, or you can get out on the lake in kayaks, on paddle boards, or on a speed boat.


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Mississippi: Ocean Springs

Sleeps: 7

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There's nothing subtle about this three-bedroom gulfside Mediterranean villa. The interior has columns, chandeliers, vaulted ceilings, balconies, a library, and even a polished wood bar and a master tub set beneath a stained-glass window. Outside, there's a tropical-themed pool and spa with a waterfall overlooking the water, plus your own private dock and a large covered porch with a fireplace.

Missouri: Branson
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Missouri: Branson

Sleeps: 32

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Need to spread out? This 17,500-square-foot mansion is the epitome of Branson's unabashed glitz. Its crown jewel: An indoor pool and spa with a tiki bar and space for lounging provide a year-round oasis, and an open living room, dining room, and kitchen are an impressive gathering space with vaulted ceilings and a towering stone fireplace. There's also a theater room with surround sound, a game room, a putting green, a tennis court, and a large covered patio with lake views.


Related: 50 Best Small Towns to Visit in Winter

Swan River Montana Barn Retreat
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Montana: Big Fork

Sleeps: 14

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A converted barn may not sound like the makings of a luxurious rental property, but this 37-acre estate on the Swan River was done in style from the open-concept Great Room to its gourmet kitchen and full private gym. Outside are 1,200 feet of Swan River frontage just waiting for anglers and other outdoor lovers. The words "a river runs through it" will likely be on many guests minds. Inside are 6,000+ square feet full of rustic, restored wood floors, beams, posts, and doors. There are seven bedrooms and three full baths. For those staying indoors, there is a game room featuring a pool table, foosball, and an old-fashioned poker table for card-playing fun the cowboy way.  

Grand Manse Omaha Nebraska
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Nebraska: Lincoln

Sleeps: 20

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This is a penthouse venue fitting for the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett himself with its swank oak doors, terrazzo-floored foyer, and kitchen sporting top-notch stainless-steel appliances. Checking in at 6,600 square feet, this former U.S. Court House and Post Office offers six bedrooms and five baths as well as a private rooftop deck. There's also a six-person hot tub. This is the largest suite in the Grand Manse building, which is conveniently located near the Historic Haymarket District, the Amtrak Station, and the University of Nebraska. 

Nevada: Las Vegas
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Nevada: Las Vegas

Sleeps: 10

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Live the high life, literally, with this four-bedroom penthouse on the 59th floor of the Palms. The rooftop hot tub offers top-notch views of the Strip and the mountains beyond, as do the floor-to-ceiling windows that surround the swanky living room with a full bar and an indoor waterfall. There's even a DJ booth, an outdoor kitchen, and an outdoor movie screen, plus access to free valet service and all pools, spas and amenities at Palms Place.


Related: 20 Rat Pack Haunts You Can Still Visit in Las Vegas and Beyond

New Hampshire: North Hampton
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New Hampshire: North Hampton

Sleeps: 24

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This historic six-bedroom home is set on 10 scenic acres just a couple miles from the Atlantic. Outside, highlights include a fishing pond and hiking trails; inside, there's a theater room, an expansive kitchen, and plenty of cozy rooms for lounging. Gaze up at the soaring ceiling and the skylights while you float in the heated pool, which also has a diving board and an adjacent hot tub. If that's not enough to relax you, there's also a sauna. 


Related: 20 Things You Never Knew About New England


New Jersey: Maplewood
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New Jersey: Maplewood

Sleeps: 20

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If heading to France isn't a possibility, maybe this nine-bedroom French-inspired mansion in Jersey will satisfy your need for European glamour. From the long, dramatic circular driveway with a fountain to imposing columns, crystal chandeliers, and ornate ceilings, you may feel a little like royalty. Other highlights include two wood-paneled office spaces with bookshelves galore, a billiards room, a master bathroom large enough for several cartwheels, and a sparkling outdoor pool.


New Mexico: Santa Fe
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New Mexico: Santa Fe

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How's a fully staffed private resort sound? Six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and a staff of three to attend to your every whim await at this New Mexico compound with stunning mountain views. The warm southwestern interior has every conceivable amenity, from game rooms and a steam room to a gym, a sauna, and a guest area with its own kitchen. Outside, there are several terraces, hot tubs, and a pool that could rival any high-end hotel's. 


Related: The Coolest Mountain Hideaways You Can Rent Across America

New York: Water Mill
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New York: Water Mill

Sleeps: 12

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This tidy seven-bedroom Hamptons hideaway would undoubtedly earn the Martha Stewart stamp of approval. Renovated in 2019, it has a bright, magazine-worthy interior with spa-like bathrooms everywhere, but it's the outside amenities that are truly over the top. They include a heated gunite mirror pool with a waterfall and an infinity edge, a 12-person spa, an outdoor kitchen, a massive outdoor shower, a cabana for lounging, a fire pit, a bocce court, and even a sunken tennis court.


North Carolina: Mooresville
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North Carolina: Mooresville

Sleeps: 10

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Just north of Charlotte, this five-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot mansion is ready to welcome anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. Inside, there's a gleaming kitchen, a gym, and a game and media room with a full bar, but we wouldn't blame you if you spent the day in the master-bathroom tub, watching TV with a crystal chandelier overhead. Outside, the impressive pool and spa overlook the lake, and there's also a playground and lots of covered patio space for relaxing.


Related: Vacation Rentals With Thanksgiving-Worthy Kitchens


North Dakota: Jamestown
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North Dakota: Jamestown

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Luxury can also be low-key, as this charming four-bedroom Arts and Crafts home in North Dakota shows. The professionally designed interior has a trendy farmhouse feel and plenty of nooks and crannies that invite you to curl up with a good book. Outside, there's a stone patio with a built-in grill, a fire pit, and a sea-salt hot tub ready for relaxation no matter the weather. 


Ohio: Navarre
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Ohio: Navarre

Sleeps: 16

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This 47-acre farm isn't so much cows and crops as it is luxury and leisure. Not all is lost for the outdoorsy: There is a stunning octagonal barn from 1885 on the property, and guests can enjoy walking trails, a stocked pond, and endless flower fields in warmer months. But there's also a gorgeous pool and hot tub, a theater room with massaging recliners, a kids' bunk room with a climbing wall, a game room, a gym, a wine cellar, and a steam room. 

Oklahoma: Broken Bow
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Oklahoma: Broken Bow

Sleeps: 24

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A luxe six-bedroom … silo? Why not? This unique rental in southeastern Oklahoma is brand new and totally unique. Tucked away in the woods, it has picture windows that invite nature inside, a great room with impossibly tall ceilings, a game loft, and several stunning en suite bedrooms. Outside, there's a covered deck with a hot tub, a fire pit, a play area, and a rushing creek. Tesla owners can even plug right in with the home charger.


Related: Crazy-Expensive Glamping Retreats for Upscale Social Distancing

Oregon: Lake Oswego
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Oregon: Lake Oswego

Sleeps: 14

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This charming, chalet-like seven-bedroom home in the Pacific Northwest has an intimate feel but room for a crowd. A homey stone fireplace and timber beams give it a lived-in look, but amenities including a theater, sauna, and game room help bump it to the next level. Waterfalls and sophisticated stonework make the outdoor pool feel like a natural extension of the woods beyond, but there's a cabana, a fire pit, and plenty of patio space for those who want to stay dry.

Pennsylvania: Beach Lake
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Pennsylvania: Beach Lake

Sleeps: 44

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Yup, it's a castle. And if you can overlook the cheesiness of a drawbridge and stone towers, the amenities might make you feel like you really are a king or queen — especially if there are kids in your royal party. For instance, there's a candlepin bowling alley, a professional gaming room with a “dungeon” feel, a 72-seat movie theater, indoor mini golf, an indoor basketball court, and not one but three outdoor pools.


Related: Amazing Family Vacation Rentals That are Tricked Out for Kids

Rhode Island: Narragansett
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Rhode Island: Narragansett

Sleeps: 16

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We all love a cozy Craftsman home, but this one has some tricks up its sleeve. Overhauled on national television, the five-bedroom home has picture-perfect living spaces and bedrooms, a sunroom, a luxury garage apartment, a media room, and even a gym and a sauna. Outside, there's a heated plunge pool, a fire pit, and an outdoor kitchen, and if you ever decide to leave, the beach is only a mile away. 


Isle of Palms, South Carolina, Beach House
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South Carolina: Isle of Palms

Sleeps: 12

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Visitors can find their own special Southern comfort at this property known as Beach Bliss that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Amid the spacious rooms with 10-foot ceilings and loads of deck space, relaxing will be easy. The main house boasts a gourmet kitchen featuring Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances. Outdoors, guests will have a wide array of options at their disposal, such as grilling, swimming in the private pool, biking, kayaking, and heading to the beach, just steps away. There are six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, along with a mother-in-law section of the house. Added bonus: Charleston is just 25 minutes away. 


Related: Best Things to do in Charleston

South Dakota: Deadwood
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South Dakota: Deadwood

Sleeps: 30

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Head for the Black Hills and this seven-bedroom cabin that will completely change how you think of a getaway in the woods. All the usual amenities are here, including a stone fireplace, cozy leather furniture, and bunks for the kids. But there are also two hot tubs, nine TVs (no fighting during movie night), and a clubhouse with a game room, a heated pool, and other amenities. Best of all, some of the state's best attractions, including Mount Rushmore and the Badlands, are an easy day trip.

Estate at Cherokee Dock Nashville Tennessee
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Tennessee: Lebanon

Sleeps: 24

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A short distance from Music City, the Estate at Cherokee Dock has all the star power one would expect, as it is the former of home of country superstar and actor Reba McEntire. (Hint: Bedrooms are named after country music giants like Willie Nelson and Patsy Cline.) The 13,000-square-foot Southern Colonial lakefront home on 13 acres is awash in fine marble and ornate woodwork. There are eight bedrooms and seven full baths and a kitchen with a 10-foot marble island and top-of-the-line appliances. Visitors can unwind outside on private balconies or by the pool, or go fishing on Old Hickory Lake. Inside, there's a screening room, billiard room and a well-stocked wine room. 

Texas Hill Country Castle
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Texas: Burnet County

Sleeps: 12

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With 113 acres of Texas Hill Country surrounding it, this castle, located west of Austin, has lots of space for those who appreciate nature. But the castle's interior has lots to recommend it, too, including a game room, massive DVD collection, gaming system, jacuzzi tubs, and more. There are also more than 100 pieces of artwork inside. Once you get outside, you'll find plenty of wildlife to wonder at like deer, hawks, and ringtail cats, a 40,000-gallon koi pond, and views for miles. Finally, Burnet is a reasonable drive away from many popular Hill Country destinations like Fredericksburg, Marble Falls, and Kerrville.


Utah: Park City
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Utah: Park City

Sleeps: 16

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There are a lot of fancy places to crash in this tony ski town, and this six-bedroom “ski dream home” is certainly among them. You can work out in the gym while gazing at the mountains, perfect your swing using the golf simulator, catch a movie in the stunning theater room, relax in the sauna, or pick the perfect bottle of vino from the wine cellar. If the weather's agreeable, there's a small outdoor pool with a waterfall and a fire pit, too.

Vermont: Stowe
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Vermont: Stowe

Sleeps: 15

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An estate named “Eden” seems like a pretty good bet for luxury, don't you think? This eight-bedroom in Vermont's foremost ski town is on 28 pristine acres that also host a spring-fed pond with its own hot tub, a tennis court, a heated pool, and a jacuzzi. Inside, there's a spa area with its own exercise room, sauna, jacuzzi tub, and steam shower. The kitchen has vaulted ceilings, skylights, and a huge island — all that's missing is your culinary wizardry.  

Seaside Sanctuary Virginia Beach
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Virginia: Virginia Beach

Sleeps: 10

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Breathtaking ocean views and exquisite furnishings are the hallmarks this property described as having "three levels of grandeur." Outside, guests can see dolphins frolic in the Atlantic, or they refresh themselves in the property's private saltwater pool. Inside are five spacious, well-appointed bedrooms and 4½ baths. The King Master Suite's private bath also has a jacuzzi. Granite countertops offer scads of meal-prep and serving space in the kitchen.   


Related: 34 Amazing East Coast Beach Houses to Rent

Washington: Manson
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Washington: Manson

Sleeps: 21

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Talk about a view. This five-bedroom estate on glacier-fed Lake Chelan is practically one with the water and the mountains. Guests can take a dip in the infinity pool or relax on the terrace to really appreciate their surroundings, but the interior is also impressive. It includes four (yep, four) master suites, a game room with a wet bar, and a theater room, and there's also a guest house for a group that might appreciate a little extra privacy.

West Virginia: Capon Bridge
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West Virginia: Capon Bridge

Sleeps: 11

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Yes, rustic luxury is a thing, and this four-bedroom cabin in northeastern West Virginia makes it look effortless. Built with century-old logs, it's still a thoroughly modern retreat, with a hot tub, heated plunge spa, and fire pit among the outdoor highlights. Inside, notable features include a steam shower, a game room with bunks for the kids, and a charmer of a kitchen with red cabinetry. 


 Wisconsin: Potosi
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Wisconsin: Potosi

Sleeps: 30+

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If you could use a little breathing room, you'll find it at this 10-bedroom ranch on 175 acres in southwestern Wisconsin. On bluffs above the Mississippi River, the grounds even have private hiking trails and a stocked pond with a gazebo. You'll actually find the pool and hot tub inside, along with a full private bar and a 20-seat theater. There's also a separate bunkhouse with its own bar and game room.

Wyoming: Jackson
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Wyoming: Jackson

Sleeps: 20+

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There will be no roughing it at this 10-bedroom riverfront ranch in the Tetons, even if the majestic surroundings beg for a little off-trail exploration. The property actually includes three houses, making it great for multi-family groups, and amenities include a media room, game room, gym, hot tub, and fire pit. Also available, if you really want to live it up: A private chef, maid service, and spa services.