Vacation rental blog

Get travel tips, homeowner advice, and real estate insights to help you make the most of your vacation—and your vacation home.


Featured blog posts

Traveler tips

vacation rental kitchen with light blue backsplash in kauai, HI
Traveling safely during coronavirus: vacation rentals vs. hotels
Norris Lake vacation home with firepit and covered dock
Life’s better at the lake house
south lake tahoe a-frame cabin rental
Find alpine bliss in a Lake Tahoe winter cabin
myrtle beach boardwalk to the beach
Find the perfect Myrtle Beach condo rental for you
The top 10 most beautiful Idaho lakes
Traveling with kids? Opt for a family vacation rental
Washington coastal towns you have to visit
Off the beaten path: book a vacation home and travel like a local
The ultimate escape: Key West cottages with private pools
Riverfront cabins in Colorado
The best beach towns near Tampa for every traveler
How to travel safely during the pandemic

Homeowner guides and advice

People starting the vacation rental taxes process
Tax guide for short-term rentals
Vacation rental home in Sonoma, CA with a wooden patio and sun umbrellas.
10 tax deductible vacation rental expenses
artfully designed living room of Sunriver, OR vacation home
Living room essentials for your vacation rental
lovely private pool with inner tubes and lounge chairs of palm springs, ca vacation home
Are vacation rentals a good investment?
Vacation home tax rules you should know
The must-have bedroom checklist for vacation rentals
The must-have bathroom inventory and toiletry checklist for vacation rentals
How to make money on a vacation rental property
Vacation rental property management fees
The ultimate vacation rental cleaning checklist
Meet the essential Vacasa owner account
How to price your vacation rental

Vacation home buyer resources

Hot tub on back deck of Costa Rica vacation rental
Questions to ask when buying a vacation home
Vacation home with outdoor pool in Marathon, FL
12 steps to buying a vacation home with Vacasa Real Estate
2020: Top 25 best places to buy a vacation home
Vacation rental balcony in Vancouver, WA overlooking the Columbia river
10 tips for buying a vacation home out of state