25 Rentals That Are Perfect for a Skip-Gen Vacation

Let’s all gear up for the days when we can have family reunions again! If you’re looking for family travel ideas, why not plan a much-needed vacation in a large space that’s got room for everyone? From Mission Beach to Kennebunk, there are countless Airbnbs that will fit the whole family, and we picked our favorites. Keep reading to see them all.

WEST

This house not only has jaw-dropping views, but it’s right across the street from Willow Point Park, which has a beach, playground and picnic area. Mason is just two miles away, and Chelan is only 10 miles away. Spend the day in town for wine tasting, shopping and fun at Slidewaters. The house provides children’s silverware, there’s a BBQ grill, and one of the bedrooms has three twins and two sofabeds, making it perfect for kids. 

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $138
Online: airbnb.com

This condo is a skip, hop and a jump away from downtown Sun Valley and Dollar Mountain is a mile away. During the warmer months, fishing, hiking, biking and even paragliding tours are super close. 

Sleeps: 9
Cost: $246 a night
Online: airbnb.com

If your aesthetic is more modern and stylish, check out this “Sleek Retreat” located right off the Mission Bay boardwalk. Access to the beach literally means walking out your back door. There’s also an outdoor patio and BBQ and a rooftop deck with Jacuzzi. Inside you’ll find a gourmet kitchen, the latest electronics and 24K gold fixtures throughout (cue the Bruno Mars).

FOR THE KIDS: Not only do they have direct beach access, but they’re also in walking distance to Belmont Park, surfboard rentals, and Mission Beach Aquatic Center.

Sleeps: 12
Cost: 1,102 per night
Online: airbnb.com

Nestled in the woods of Fallen Leaf, this South Lake Tahoe family retreat has a view of the lake from every direction. Kids can hang out in the bunk room complete with a DVD player, TV and books to read. With space to lounge on the couch, cook a delicious meal, or take in the sunset on the private dock, memories can definitely be made here. 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $850/night
Online: airbnb.com

Located in Yosemite West, this luxurious 3,400 three-level chalet has enough space for everyone to stretch out comfortably while enjoying the park during the day. Gather around the fireplace and unwind, make some fondue in the fully stocked kitchen, or watch the sunset from the wrap-around deck. 

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $769/night
Online: airbnb.com

Just steps away from Golden Gate Park, this spacious home in Inner Sunset is great for a low-key, low-stress get-together with family. Take a trip to Ocean Beach, the local farmers market and tons of awesome restaurants and shops within walking distance. 

Sleeps: 14
Cost: $548/night
Online: airbnb.com

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SOUTHWEST

Your crew can escape the city without really leaving when you book this lakefront property in Fort Worth. It has lake access with a dock, an outdoor living space complete with a fire pit and a large yard for kids to enjoy. 

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $267/night
Online: airbnb.com

Looking for a place for the whole family? This lakeside home has five bedrooms and an open concept that makes visiting a breeze. Enjoy beautiful views, a large backyard with a fire pit and the Pac Man arcade! 

Sleeps: 14
Cost: $518/night
Online: airbnb.com

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MIDWEST

After a long year apart (or even together), this rental is the ideal location to get together with everyone in your family, under one roof. With four bedrooms and 2.5 baths, you’ll have plenty of space to spread out. Play pool, ping pong, or Foosball in the expansive game room. Let the kids challenge each other on the Xbox. Read books from the in-house library and create music on the piano. Gather around the dining room table each night and enjoy a meal together,

Sleeps: 10

Costs: $800/night

Online: Airbnb.com

Cubs fans will delight in this rental, located just one block from the famous Wrigley Field. This Greystone home is impeccably furnished, with everything your family might need. Play ping pong in the recreation room, enjoy drinks on the front stoop or back porch, and relax in front of the television after exploring the neighborhood.

Sleeps: 10

Costs: $588/night

Online: Airbnb.com

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For a truly spectacular stay, book this spacious 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath house offering top-notch features like a waterfront location on Lake Skegemog, a private dock, and a well-appointed interior. Completing the package, the vacation rental lies within a quick drive of major destinations like Mt. Holiday, National Cherry Festival, and Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail. Kids will love all the exploring they can do on the property and nearby. 

Sleeps: 16
Cost: $262/night
Online: airbnb.com

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This updated 5-bedroom farm home in Lake Forest is a great option for extended families looking to spend quality time together. It’s a stone’s throw from a public golf course, downtown Lake Forest is just a mile down the road and a romp in the sand at the beach is just two miles away. 

Sleeps: 9
Cost: $500/night
Online: airbnb.com

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This gorgeous property sits in the middle of 15 private acres with views of the South Fork River Valley, Buffalo Bill Reservoir and surrounding mountains. It has plenty of beds for your family and is a great spot to bed down and then head out on nearby adventures. 

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $525/night
Online: airbnb.com

EAST COAST

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Head to Northern Rhode Island to stay in this beauty that sleeps your whole crew. You’ll love the rustic hunters lodge with a heated wrap around porch, indoor/outdoor fireplace, grill, full gourmet kitchen, open floor plan and more. 

Sleeps: 14
Cost: $995/night
Online: airbnb.com

This large home in the heart of Clarendon in North Arlington offers a wading pool perfect for pint-sized swimmers. Before or after your dip, don’t forget to roast marshmallows in the outdoor fire pit. Feel free to leave your car at home; this house is conveniently located near a metro stop. 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $1065/night
Online: airbnb.com

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You’ll love staying in this luxury home just minutes from beaches, shopping, and everything the area has to offer. You are able to purchase passes to use the resort amenities like a swimming pool and golf. 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $198/night
Online: airbnb.com

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This home is perfect for gathering with families. You can enjoy your meals outdoor by the fire pit and massive pool. Walk one mile to the beach to feel the sand on your toes. With two kitchens, your crew can cook up a storm. 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $450/night
Online: airbnb.com

Live the refined lifestyle at “Manor Lane”, a private estate in the Berkshires. In addition to the pool, you’ll find tennis courts, a Nancy Meyers-worthy kitchen and even a “Guaguin bar.” 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $701/night
Online: airbnb.com

SOUTH

Kleinhaus is a modern rustic home designed with luxury and convenience in mind. Arts & Crafts timberframe styling with stone, juniper railings, granite and other natural materials make you feel right at home on your rustic retreat, but you definitely won’t be roughing it at Kleinhaus. On top of a ridge with 10 layer mountain views, you’ll feel away from it all. 

Sleeps: 12 guests 
Cost: $345/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/10728440

This spacious mountain home offers everything you’ll need for a fantastic getaway. With a large open kitchen, a Tuscan wine cellar-themed dining room with an eight-foot table, a large screen Smart TV, a private hot tub, a custom-built billiards table, panoramic mountain views, three luxurious king bedroom suites with large private balconies and jetted spa tubs en suite, and a baby grand piano, the list of amenities goes on and on. If you’re looking to rough it, don’t stay here. But, if you’re looking for a luxury cabin retreat with an acre-and-a-half of sweet smelling trees and woods to explore, this home is private and quiet and perfect.

Sleeps: 10 guests 
Cost: $297/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/17153907

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You can bring your whole crew and more to this lakefront house that sleeps 16. There are kayaks, a canoe, and a stand-up paddleboard available for guests to use. The outdoor hot tub is the perfect spot to relax after a busy day. 

Sleeps: 16
Cost: $328/night
Online: airbnb.com

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Located in New Orleans’ historic Lower Garden District, this 4000+ sq foot luxury home is your ultimate travel destination in the Big Easy.  With a private pool, standalone guest cottage with additional sleeping options, and a fully stocked chef’s kitchen, this home is perfect for groups of all sizes who seek a first-class New Orleans experience. 

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $185/night
Online: airbnb.com

Located just one exit away from Disney World, your kids won’t complain when it’s time to go back and rest. There’s the 101 Dalmatians room with spotted walls, twin beds and stuffed dogs everywhere. The Frozen room is decked out with floor-to-ceiling decorations from the movie and stuffed Olaf and friends on the twin beds. Mom and Dad will appreciate the Mary Poppins master suite. The house’s game room is themed with Star Wars and features a space-age ping pong table, a conventional pool table and a foosball table game. In case the kids didn’t burn off enough energy at the theme parks, there will be pretty of time to do so in the home’s private indoor pool.

The home also comes with a full kitchen, dining room that seats 10, living room, air conditioning and TVs in every bedroom. A grocery store and fast food options are only a mile away too.

Sleeps: 10 
Cost: $135 per night
Online: airbnb.com

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With three master suites and a loft that can sleep up to six kids, your crew will have plenty of space to spread out. Spend time cooking on the outdoor BBQ and then roast s’mores on the fire pit.  It is just minutes away from everything Hochatown has to offer. 

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $350/night
Online: airbnb.com

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Located not far from Zoo Atlanta, this 7-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom manse in Grant Park comes with a heated pool and spa. It’s also not too far from Morellis, one of Atlanta’s best places to score a scoop of ice cream.

Sleeps: 16
Cost: $701/ night
Online: airbnb.com

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