8 Sunny Vacation Spots to Beat the Winter Blues

Seasonal depression back and worse than ever? We feel that. But this winter doesn’t have to be all bad. We’ve compiled our favorite destinations for you to escape the cold and spend your days soaking up the sun – because you deserve it! 1. Coachella Valley, CA Come to Casa Palmera in Coachella Valley for …

10 Vacation Homes with Stunning Mountain Views

Here at AvantStay, we don’t think the good views should stop after your hike. We’re firm believers in staying at a vacation home that makes you feel on top of the world, day and night. In this roundup, you’ll get to see 10 of our favorite vacation homes with mountain views. Whether you’re looking for …

The Best Vacation Rentals on Golf Courses – Luxury Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants? In case he got a hole in one! Okay, we promise to not be that cheesy, but with a topic like golf, it’s kind of hard to steer clear of the dad jokes. Whether you’re living your cart girl fantasy (no judgment), or genuinely like to …

Ski-in/Ski-out Vacation Homes: Luxury Rentals for Your Ski-Town Stay

Breathe in, breathe out… Ski-in, ski-out! Nothing’s better than waking up, putting your gear on and heading directly outside to hit the slopes. After you spend the day getting your (ski) on,  kick back at a vacation home where you can have apres ski moments you’ll never forget. All vacation homes included here are within …

Vacation Homes Decorated for the Holidays with Our Concierge Team

Holiday season is coming in hot! You’ve got a lot of planning ahead – from successfully getting your whole family in one location, to picking out meaningful gifts, mentally preparing to cook a banquet of food, and worst of all, decorating. Wouldn’t it be nice to have one less thing to worry about? At AvantStay, …

6 Unique Austin Airbnb Alternatives

Austin, Texas is known for its bustling nightlife, tasty tacos, and plenty to do outside. Whether you’re ISO a trip here for warmer days, a girls’ getaway, or simply to see what all the fuss is about, we’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs in Austin – all with unique vacation rental experiences you …

5 Fort Lauderdale Airbnbs with Private Pools

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is known for its beaches, culture, and events. Whether you’re ISO a trip here for sunny days, a girls’ getaway, or simply to be in close proximity to Miami, we’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs in Fort Lauderdale – all complete with private pools so you get a top-of-the-line vacay. …

9 Vacation Rentals with Arcade and Game Rooms

Vacations are perfect for relaxing, enjoying happy hours, reading a good thriller, and catching up with old friends… until you’ve gotta bring the kids. While they can be harder to entertain, the kids will absolutely love these vacation homes with arcade rooms so you can just do you. Whether you’re looking for a vacation rental …

6 Vacation Homes with Basketball Courts

One thing about us: we’re firm believers that you should never have to leave your hobbies at home. That’s why we created this MVP roundup of vacation homes with private basketball courts – perfect for players that like to consider themselves sharpshooters, fanatics, and everything in between. 1. Burgundy – Temecula Burgundy is guaranteed to …

9 Friendsgiving Ideas for a Group Getaway

Thanksgiving, and therefore, Friendsgiving is right around the corner. Time to spend time with your chosen family! But don’t settle for your run-of-the-mill potluck this year. You’ve got a great friend group and you all deserve a pre-holiday celebration just as special as you are. Listed below are our 9 favorite ways to elevate your …

Find Your Dream Gourmet Kitchen Based on Your Vacation Style

Whether you’re on vacation and cooking for everyone, hosting a potluck, or hiring a private chef, we have a gourmet kitchen equipped with all the tools you’ll need for a great meal. From baking enthusiasts to full-time foodies – we promise to bring a culinary experience so good you’ll never have to worry about leaving …

10 Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains have plenty to offer – from gorgeous hikes in Gatlinburg to sightseeing in Pigeon Forge, from sampling Tennessee moonshine to, of course, experiencing Dollywood. In this article, we’ll cover the best vacation homes to book for an IG-worthy photoshoot without even leaving the house. We do understand that you’ve got lots to …

10 Most Instagrammable Places in Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale has plenty to offer – from gorgeous hikes to stunning architecture, and of course, prickly pear margaritas. In this article, we’ll cover the best vacation homes to book for a proper photoshoot without even leaving the house. We do understand that you’ve got lots to see while you’re there, too, so we also included …

8 Game-Day Worthy Vacation Homes with Movie Theaters

It’s officially football season which means that you’re gonna want to have the best seat in the house once it’s time for the big games. Take a look at some of our favorite vacation homes that come with extra cozy movie theaters perfect for broadcasting game day on the largest screen possible so you can …

15 Mistakes Not to Make in Key West

If you’re looking to take a trip to the Conch Republic, you may be overwhelmed with options or just not know what to expect. Lucky for you, we’ve created a guide to help you make the right decisions throughout the entirety of your trip to Key West, FL. Booking with a Hotel or Small Rental …

Avantscope – Which City Should You Visit Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

Whoever told you not to base your travel plans on your astrology is… WRONG! Zodiacs have more to tell you than why you may act one way or another. Your sun sign can be a perfect indicator of where you’d feel most at home on a vacay. This article’s got everything you need to know …

Work from (Vacation) Home AvantStay’s Top WFH Destinations

Working from home is so last year! Going forward, we vow to Work from Vacation Home. Whether you’re looking for a Zoom background to make your coworkers jealous, or need a clear space for a clear mind, this round-up includes some of our favorite WF(V)H spots where you can disconnect to reconnect, and hit that …

Cause a Racket – 6 Vacation Homes with Private Tennis Courts

It’s the start of the 2022 U.S. Open! Calling all future Serena Williams and Rafael Nadals—it’s time to make your way to your private tennis court and serve all season at these AvantStays. Whether you’re just out here serving looks, or you consider yourself a pro, these homes come complete with all you’ve need to …

24 Hours in Austin, TX – A Guide on How to Live It Up on Your Vacation in ATX!

Grab your cowboy boots and head down south – it’s time for a trip to Austin! Whether it’s your first time in ATX or you’re a seasoned Texas traveler, my 24-hour guide has got all you need to get the full Tex-perience. As a newfound local, I can vouch that from the rivers, to the …

The 10 Most Instagrammable Places for You to Stay on Your Next Getaway

We all know that one person who still lives by the ruthless motto, “do it for the gram.” If you happen to be that person, even better. Here are our top 10 vacation homes and hotels to book when you’re looking for a way to fire up that IG feed. Oahu, HI We’re starting big …

10 Homes That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re in Europe

No passport required! These homes are meant for those who want to feel like they’ve traveled abroad, at a fraction of the cost. With features like Spanish architecture, Greek-like sculpture gardens, Italian kitchens, and more, this article comes complete with all you need for a budget-friendly/at-home European vacation. After all, it does seem like everyone …

10 Waterfront Homes Made for a Dreamy Summer Getaway

No shoes required. Put on that sandy-toes playlist and get ready for sun-filled days at these dreamy beach and oceanfront vacation homes.  Promenade – Destin, FL It’s all about what you make it, and here, you can make breakfast for up to 18 guests every morning with the blissed-out beach sunrise in the 30A. Add …

10 Vacation Homes With Outdoor Kitchens for Father’s Day Grilling

This article is full of Summer’s hottest dad jokes. Whether you’re planning a Father’s Day weekend getaway or reuniting with those “been-too-long” family members this summer, we’ve created a round-up of our top vacation rentals with outdoor kitchens. Family reunions are at the top of most Americans to-do lists this summer, so we can see …

7 Stunning Vacation Rentals with Water Slides: Slide into Summer

Truth be told, the desire to spend the day by the pool doesn’t just go away as you get older. Even better than your average backyard water game is the forever fun water slide. Pair that with an infinity pool and panoramic views of stunning scenery wherever you are – and you’re bound to win …

10 Cool Pools for Soaking Up Your Summer Vacation

Summer’s here and the need to jump into an ice-cold pool has never been stronger. With record-breaking heat, the last thing you’d want to do on your annual vacay is to sit inside and wish you had a nice cool body of water. Lucky for you, these stays come with the coolest pools of all …

6 Top-Dog Destinations for Your Next Getaway

Gearing up for a summer vacation? Your pup’s part of the family, so it’s only right they come on your vacation, too. Check out these hot (dog) vacation rentals you’re allowed to bring a furry friend or two along with. Malibu, CA For the dog who’s down to catch some waves.Cliffridge is a hilltop home …

7 Fire Pits Perfect for Heating Things Up This Summer

It’s s’more season. What better way to satisfy that outdoors-itch than by glamping it up next to an oh-so-cozy fire pit with a view? Check out these 5 toasty terrains you should consider booking for your next weekend getaway. Dakota House – Joshua Tree, CA For those who want to disconnect, to reconnect. Meet Dakota …

10 Cabins for that Much-Needed Summer Getaway

Take the road less traveled this summer and stay at one of AvantStay’s cabinesque homes, guaranteed to satisfy that long-lost nostalgia you have for summer camp. Our collection of woodsy properties  feature  hot tubs under the stars, al fresco dining experiences, and rustic vibes that will take you back to the good ol’ days around …

Palm Springs Boutique Hotels to Get Your Bach On

It’s Bach SZN. Time to bring the babes, booze, and bachelorette on over to these oh-so-exclusive boutique hotels in Palm Springs, CA. May we add, you can do full hotel buyouts at all of these stays – meaning you and the bride’s babes get a whole place to yourself, day and night. Do with this …

Pride Paradise! Where to Stay When You Attend Pride Parades

It’s Pride month! Let’s get to it with a super special list of all the best places to stay. Whether you’re attending your hometown’s pride parade, or are making a journey to a special city to see one, this round-up has all the stays to guarantee a rowdy, rockin’ June 2022. Edendale – Los Angeles, …