This summer is one for the books with record breaking temperatures country wide. Skip the sweltering beach, escape the stifling city and head to an unexpected (and much cooler) vacation destination! HomeAway has put together a list of the top ten destinations where the temperature is the coolest during the month of August.
Madrid, or as locals pronounce it “Math-ree-d,” is a city located in the heart of Spain. From seeing “Las Meninas” to trying paella for the first time, this city will make you fall in love. Madrid has a long list of incredible places, but I’ve cut it down to the “must see” of the city.
Travel inspiration comes from several different places including social media, travel blogs and friend’s recommendations. But what about TV? HomeAway conducted a study asking Millennials if reality TV shows such as “Southern Charm” and “Vanderpump Rules” drive their interest to travel to the destinations where the shows take place.Turns out, they do. 73 percent of millennials reported that they are inspired to travel to hot destinations such as The Hamptons, Miami and Beverly Hills where the drama and debauchery of their favorite reality TV shows unfold.
For first time travelers, if you expect donkeys and tumbleweed you’re in for a surprise. Mexico City is known for its richness in art, history, and gastronomy. In a city as big as this one it’s easy to get lost and not be able to see where it’s true wonders hide. This list will guide you to the marvel, beauty and surprises Mexico City has instore for you.
Lakeside getaways are IN this year and by the looks of it’s a pretty universal trend. Just last week NASA reported the first-ever sighting of a lake on Mars and it got HomeAway thinking of all those space lovers dreaming of owning a lakeside vacation home. Well today is their lucky day because HomeAway is on a quest to give $100,000 to help an earthling build their dream vacation home on Mars.
Finally, after ten years, the premier of “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” is here. The first movie “Mamma Mia!” gave us great sing along lyrics, but it also showed us amazing places in the Greek yet fictional island, Kalokairi.Lucky for you HomeAway put a list together of various vacation rentals that resemble Sophie and Donna’s own home.
Have you ever wanted to disconnect from the world, but don’t want to leave your comfort zone? When it comes to disconnecting there's not better option than glamping because you can be close to nature while not having to give up certain luxuries like furnished tents and proper plumbing.
If summering in a seaside villa seems exclusive to the rich and famous, think again. Renting a multi-million dollar home needn't come with an equally extravagant price tag. HomeAway's Affordable Luxury Collection comprises of 20 vacation homes that feature affordable yet luxurious properties from around the world for less than $100 per person a night.
"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” has been a hit Bravo show since 2010. And for those who have been a long-standing fan know that these women live in the most lavish of homes. Whether you’re a fan of Lisa Vanderpump’s expensive opulent taste or Yolanda Foster’s modern style.
Lately, weekend plans seem to revolve around brunch with bottomless mimosas and overpriced avocado toast. We wondered, would brunch-obsessed millennials give up their Saturday tradition in exchange for travel? HomeAway put it to the test, 93 percent said they would skip brunch for a month to afford a weekend away with friends.
Have you ever wanted to take your kids to Europe? Imagine taking a stroll through the famous Sagrada Familia or the museum of El Prado, all while eating delicious paella, tapas or pinchos. Spain offers a long list of great destinations that guarantee unforgettable memories.
Blow your kids' minds by staying in these wacky HomeAway rentals. From fictional themed rooms to a 727 airplane treehouse to an entire Hobbit themed HomeAway, these properties will transport the entire family to a vacation of a lifetime.