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2019 Music Festival Travel Guide

Traveling for tunes this year? Whether you’re staying nearby or heading across the country, we’ve put together a 2019 Mu...

Top 10 Attractive Weekend Getaways From Chicago

Weekend getaways from Chicago don’t have to be to far away places. There are many cities nearby that offer exciting and ...

Ten U.S. Destinations for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, a holiday to dawn your green garb and get in touch with the Irish roots you may or may not...

Romantic Trips: Weekend Getaways Near Chicago for Couples

There are tons of great romantic weekend getaways near Chicago, but choosing the right one takes a bit of research. Thes...

Chicago Places to Visit: Couples, Families & More

Chicago might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about a vacation spot, but as America’s Second Ci...

Top 10 Spookiest Cities in the U.S. to Visit

With Halloween right around the corner, many travelers are adding haunted destinations to their bucket list. From cities...

Fun Things to Do in Chicago: A Windy City Bucket List

Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Chicago or a Windy City connoisseur, add these 10 fun things to your Chicago must...

Frugal Traveling in Chicago: Food, Museums & Nightlife

There are so many exciting things to do in Chicago, and the farther you stretch your travel budget, the more you get to ...

Don’t Forget These Weekend Getaways Near Chicago

Weekend getaways from Chicago can be found in just about every direction from the city. Plan a few trips to try several ...

Visit Chicago: A Quick Travel Guide

One of the crown jewels of the Midwest, Chicago is a bustling city known for its good food, interesting architecture and...

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We believe finding a vacation rental should be easy and not take hours of searching and scrolling. We’ve designed VacationRenter from the ground up to help travelers find the perfect rental faster and easier. On our blog we cover all things vacation rentals through our local guides, travel trends, and industry news.