15 Rentals That Are Perfect for a Skip-Gen Vacation


Summer travel season is upon us, and thankfully, it’s safe to see loved ones and extended family 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.

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Beach House with Pool in Kennebunk, ME

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

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Spacious Lake Hamilton Home in Hot Springs Township, AR

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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Bayside Resort Beach House in Selbyville, DE

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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Glamorous Garden District Luxury Home in New Orleans, LA

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

The Disney House in Davenport, FL

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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Lake Skegemog Dream Retreat in Williamsburg, MI

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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Luxurious Cabin for the Whole Crew in Broken Bow, OK

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

The Kiddie Pool in Arlington, VA

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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Red Roof Ranch in Cody, WY

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

Willow Point Vista in Manson, WA

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

Condo Near Everything in Sun Valley, ID 

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

Sleek Retreat in Mission Bay, CA

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

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137-Year-Old Farmhouse in Lake Forest, IL

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

French Country Estate in Great Barrington, MA

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

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Near the Zoo in Atlanta, GA

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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