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Romantic Vacation Rentals Across America

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Looking for a spot to relax and recharge with someone special? As we know, not all vacation rentals are created equal — some are great for a family vacation, but not ideal for a one-on-one getaway. We scoured the internet for the best romantic vacation rentals, and these were the best of the best.


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The Luxury Tent
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The Luxury Tent: A Look Inside
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The Honeymoon Cabin
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The Honeymoon Cabin: A Look Inside
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The Honeymoon Cabin: A Look Inside

You'll find this cabin super cozy and private, with details like a wrap-around deck and porch swing. Don't forget about the queen bed and the covered hot tub. There's even an oversized whirlpool/jacuzzi tub inside.


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The Creole Garden Cottage
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The Creole Garden Cottage: A Look Inside
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The Creole Garden Cottage: A Look Inside

You may have a hard time deciding how to spend your time here — you're close to all of the New Orleans hubbub, but this cottage is also a wonderful place to relax. Outside the rear door, you'll find a semi-private garden courtyard for your morning coffee or evening cocktail. The decor inside is cheerful and colorful — you may have a hard time leaving.


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The Tahoe Studio
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The Tahoe Studio

South Lake Tahoe, California | Sleeps: 3

For those looking to experience the best of resort life plus stunning natural park scenes, Lake Tahoe is the clear answer. For a romantic hub for your Tahoe trip, we love this recently remodeled studio in Lakeland Village Lodge.


Related: The Best Lakes in All 50 States 

The Tahoe Studio: A Look Inside
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The Tahoe Studio: A Look Inside

Inside, you'll find a complete kitchen, plush velvet living chairs, a balcony perfect for your morning coffee, and everything you need for a memorable Tahoe weekend. The complex also offers a pool, exercise room, sauna, private pier, and more.


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One Bedroom in the Heart of Downtown
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One Bedroom in the Heart of Downtown

Nashville, Tennessee | Sleeps: 2

For a city crackling with life, consider Nashville. This urban rental in the Historic Printers Alley district offers views of the downtown skyline and is within walking distance of bars, restaurants, honky-tonks, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.


Related: 15 Iconic Music Venues Across America

One Bedroom in the Heart of Downtown: A Look Inside
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One Bedroom in the Heart of Downtown: A Look Inside

Inside, you'll find it cozy and elegant — modern furniture, floors and walls made of marble, large granite countertops, floor to ceiling windows, and more. As you're taking a romantic bath with your sweetie in the large jetted soaking tub, toast to exploring and relaxing in one of America's most delightful cities.


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The Manzanita Shoreline Cabin
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The Manzanita Shoreline Cabin

Manzanita, Oregon | Sleeps: 4

On Oregon's North Coast, you'll find this lovely cabin on over an acre of private, oceanfront property, tucked away between two state parks and 200 feet above the surf. Perch cliffside with a cup of coffee in the morning and bask in these distinctive views. You'll see lots of whales, sunsets, deer, and maybe even a bald eagle here.


Related: 14 Budget-Friendly Places for Whale Watching on the West Coast

The Manzanita Shoreline Cabin: A Look Inside
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The Manzanita Shoreline Cabin: A Look Inside

Along with two master suites (on two levels, each with a separate bathroom and separate entrances), you'll find a complete kitchen, a laundry room, and new fixtures and appliances. Don't forget about the firepit and picnic table. But, the crown jewel of this property is the natural-wood hot tub on the deck, crafted from Alaskan yellow cedar.


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Pine Valley Settlers Cottage
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Pine Valley Settlers Cottage

Pine Valley, Utah | Sleeps: 2

Looking for a cozy mountain getaway? This Southern Utah cottage has lots to offer. Roast marshmallows in the fire pit, and look up into the night sky, positively bursting with stars. No light pollution here! Watch out for wildlife like turkeys, deer, and even wildcats. It's all part of the charm.


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Pine Valley Settlers Cottage: A Look Inside
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Pine Valley Settlers Cottage: A Look Inside

Inside, you'll find the vibes more spa-like than cabin-like. Start your morning with coffee just outside the bedroom's French doors. Then, try out the vintage style walk-in shower. We'd love to read a novel on that sectional leather sofa.


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The Sparrow's Nest Charming Country Cottage
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The Sparrow's Nest Charming Country Cottage

Boothbay Harbor, Maine | Sleeps: 3

Ready to get your hygge on? You'll almost certainly find it in this charming light-filled cabin off the coast of Maine. Plan on plenty of walks along the nearby nature trails and nights around the firepit.


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The Sparrow's Nest Charming Country Cottage: A Look Inside
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The Sparrow's Nest: A Look Inside

But, you could also just stay inside and enjoy this lovely home. There are plenty of thoughtful touches like an antique bed, soft, fluffy towels, beautiful linens, a balcony to take your morning coffee on and more. You can even decide whether you'll shower inside or in the outdoor shower!


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The Adobe Hideaway
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The Adobe Hideaway

Taos, New Mexico | Sleeps: 3

Originally the dance studio of flamenco legend Maria Benitez, this period adobe in Taos makes a romantic spot for a desert getaway. Taos, in New Mexico's high desert, has been a getaway for artists and romantics. Here you'll find plenty of galleries, museums, clean air, and historic adobes.


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The Adobe Hideaway: A Look Inside
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The Adobe Hideaway: A Look Inside

This light-filled home has a king bed, is near hiking trails, and is artfully decorated and laid out. Take your expertly prepared coffee (there is a coffee grinder and French press gear in the kitchen) while gazing out the window into that desert sunrise.


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The PNW Oceanside
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The PNW Oceanside

Seabeck, Washington | Sleeps: 2

Can't decide between a beach getaway and a mountain getaway? Here in Seabeck, Washington, you can do both. Just off the Olympic Mountains, facing the Hood Canal is this lovely cottage with serious Nordic vibes. On the itinerary: swimming with baby seals and waking up every morning to stunning views.


Related: The 20 Best Beaches on the West Coast

The PNW Oceanside: A Look Inside
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The PNW Oceanside: A Look Inside

Also on the agenda: hot tub sunset sessions, ordering pizza delivery by boat, and wandering through the forest trails or exploring the nearby state park. The bed is extra-comfy, and there's a projector for watching your favorite romantic flicks. No need to turn on the sound machine when you go to bed — you'll be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves just outside.


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The Tropical Cottage
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The Tropical Cottage

Biscayne Park, Florida | Sleeps: 2

Just 20 minutes from both Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports, and 15 minutes from the beach is this beautiful cottage, with a pool and a tropical garden. Though the pool and the garden are shared with the owners, you'll feel totally secluded in your own little slice of paradise.

The Tropical Cottage: A Look Inside
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The Tropical Cottage: A Look Inside

If cooking romantic meals together is part of your ideal itinerary, look elsewhere — there's no kitchen here, though there is a microwave and fridge. But, if you fancy a stay where you can escape domestic drudgery and just recharge, this cozy light-filled home will be just the thing. There's Wi-Fi, a queen bed, TV and cable, and all the amenities that will make your stay pleasant.


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Romantic Treehouse in the Hawaiian Rainforest
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Romantic Treehouse in the Hawaiian Rainforest

Volcano, Hawaii | Sleeps: 2


Five minutes outside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is this dreamy tree cottage, in mid-century tropical style. Step away from the cares of everyday life and enjoy this custom designed space, surrounded by native ohi'a and hapu'u trees.


Related: The Best of Hawaii on a Budget

Romantic Treehouse in the Hawaiian Rainforest: A Look Inside
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Romantic Treehouse: A Look Inside

This 300-square-foot retreat has a well-stocked kitchen, fluffy towels, a luxurious queen-size bed, and beautiful decor. Enjoy the large windows for observing nature, a hanging chair, and luxurious touches like a rain shower head and pebble floor tiles in the bathroom.


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The Tranquil PNW Getaway
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The Tranquil PNW Getaway

Troutdale, Oregon | Sleeps: 2


At the Western gateway of the Mount Hood Scenic Byway, and the Columbia River Gorge lies the charming town of Troutdale, Oregon. Here, 12 miles east of Portland, awaits this charming little home, with panoramic mountain views.


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The Tranquil PNW Getaway: A Look Inside
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The Tranquil PNW Getaway: A Look Inside

Inside, you'll find all the makings of a romantic getaway. Think a jetted tub, a king size Tempur-Pedic bed, and romantic decor. There's also a walk-in closet, TV, Wi-Fi, and thoughtful little touches like rose petals and wine for your stay.


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Cozy Vermont Hideaway
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Cozy Vermont Hideaway

Cambridge, Vermont | Sleeps: 4

With stunning natural beauty and superb skiing, just the phrase "Vermont getaway" conjures a romantic mood. This home is the perfect place for just such a trip with your sweetie—it's nestled in the mountains, and close to skiing/snowboarding, snowmobiling, hiking, horseback riding, and more.


Related: 20 Best Winter Home Rentals in America

Cozy Vermont Hideaway: A Look Inside
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Cozy Vermont Hideaway: A Look Inside

This cottage offers a king-sized bed, woodstove, two-person whirlpool tub, Wi-Fi, and all the comforts of home. In the summer months, there's even pool access. Cozy up in that hot tub with a glass of local whiskey and let the relaxing begin.


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The Dolores Park Cabana
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The Dolores Park Cabana

San Francisco | Sleeps: 2

San Francisco's food, culture, architecture, and art are all world-renowned. Enjoy all the splendors of the city in this cute little Cabana in Dolores Park.

The Dolores Park Cabana: A Look Inside
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The Dolores Park Cabana: A Look Inside

Just outside the lanai doors, you'll find a private patio. Inside, there's plenty of natural light and coastal redwood work. Make sure to take advantage of the lush garden with a hot tub and chaise lounges. A lovely space in a bustling city.


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The Washington Ski Chalet
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The Washington Ski Chalet

Skykomish, Washington | Sleeps: 4

Skykomish, Washington has 198 people and a whole lot of nature. This gorgeous A-Frame cabin offers stunning views of said nature — the rivers, and the surrounding forest. You'll be near skiing, hiking, and more.

The Washington Ski Chalet: A Look Inside
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The Washington Ski Chalet: A Look Inside

Inside, you'll find it fully furnished. There's a brand-new queen bed in the upper loft, and all of the comforters and pillows are down, with high thread count linens. There's a fully stocked kitchen and a hot tub on the new deck. You'll feel like you're on a Nordic vacation here.


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Sequoia House A-Frame
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Sequoia House A-Frame

Cazadero, California | Sleeps 4

This Sonoma County cabin is located near a seasonal creek and surrounded by redwood trees. Outdoor amenities include a dry heat sauna, outdoor shower, creek-side hammocks, and more. Inside, the A-frame has been tastefully decorated with a mix of vintage and modern furniture, including a mid-century-modern style fireplace.


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Sequoia House A-Frame: More
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Sequoia House A-Frame: A Look Inside

Cozy is the name of the game in every inch of this rental, including the two inviting bedrooms. This A-frame will sleep four, but the property also includes an Airstream trailer that will hold a couple more (for an extra charge). 


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Pisgah Highlands Off Grid Cabin
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Pisgah Highlands Off Grid Cabin

Candler, North Carolina | Sleeps 2

 

Those in search of an off-grid experience will enjoy this two-guest cabin located in the middle of 125 acres of private land surrounded by mountain views. The cabin is just steps away from the Pisgah National Forest, where sugar and mountain maple trees display leaves in bright red, orange, and yellow hues starting in late September and early October. Enjoy the colorful views straight from the property’s outdoor fire grill or two-person swing or take a hike into the national forest to enjoy them alongside scenic trails and swimming holes. The property is also just a four-mile drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway, which draws large crowds thanks to its magnificent foliage displays.


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Pisgah Highlands Off Grid Cabin: A Look Inside

The cabin includes one bedroom with a queen-size bed but is best suited for those in search of a no-frills outdoor getaway. The shower here is outdoors, and there’s no fridge located in the cabin, so guests are asked to bring their own coolers. A propane heater is used to keep the space warm in the winter months, while a glass garage door opens to make for a magnificent stargazing location.


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Alaskan Getaway
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Alaskan Getaway

Fairbanks, Alaska | Sleeps: 4


How romantic would it be to spend a night under the Northern Lights? Eight minutes away from the Fairbanks Airport and 3 miles away from the University of Fairbanks is this gem of a cabin. Along with minimal light pollution (perfect for peeping the Northern Lights), you can look forward to walking/biking trails, a surrounding forest of spruce, birch and aspen trees, and even a small greenhouse where you can take your morning coffee in perfect serenity.

Alaskan Getaway | A Closer Look
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Alaskan Getaway: A Look Inside

Inside, there's a fully stocked kitchen, laundry capabilities, winter gear, a deck and grill, and full Wi-Fi and cable. For all the comforts of home in the Alaskan wilderness, this is a perfect location. Don't forget about the nearby skiing.


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Woodstock Mountain Cottage
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Woodstock Mountain Cottage

Woodstock, New York | Sleeps 4


Take in prime Hudson Valley foliage views when you stay at this cottage located right on the slope of Overlook Mountain, where you’ll be able to access some of the best hiking trails in the area. The property is surrounded by the Catskill Forest Preserve with its mix of ruby red and glimmer gold sugar maples and yellow birch and American beech trees. Hummingbirds and rabbits can often be found surrounding the relaxing cottage, while a stone patio with outdoor seating provides more sweeping Hudson Valley views.


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Woodstock Mountain Cottage: A Look Inside

The renovated cottage, formerly a barn, features a downstairs bedroom and an upper loft bedroom. Amenities here include a fully stocked and renovated kitchen outfitted with all appliances, an indoor fireplace to keep you cozy, and a bathroom that comes with a deep hot tub for relaxing after spending your day exploring the outdoors. It's just three miles from the historic town of Woodstock, where you can explore eclectic shops, art, and prime farm-to-table dining.


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LUX Tugboat
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LUX Tugboat

Louisa, Virginia | Sleeps 5

This little tugboat is no doubt gorgeous inside, but you'll have a tough time tearing your eyes away from the surrounding views to appreciate it. The boat is moored on a private, 8-acre lake encircled by 142 forested acres. 

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LUX Tugboat: A Look Inside

Enjoy the more than 5 miles of nearby hiking trails, kayak or paddleboard, relax by the fire pit on your very own beach, or cook a meal in the cute and colorful kitchen.


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