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Lollapalooza 2019 Chicago Guide | Exploring The Loop

If you’re heading to Lollapalooza this weekend, you should already have your vacation rental booked, your packing essent...

Tips for Picking the Best Chicago Vacation Rental

Chicago is a great destination for a metropolitan getaway. For a more personalized experience and to get more bang for y...

Foodie Adventures | Best Food Cities in the United States

When you’re a foodie, travel often revolves around three questions: “What’s the food scene like?” “Can...

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...

20 Exciting Weekend Getaways from Chicago

Chicago is a vacation destination all on its own. After all, more than 50 million people flock to the Windy City every y...

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 | Attractions For Couples, Families & More

As a city built by people from many cultures, modern Chicago is home to diverse eateries, cool architecture, sports faci...

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...

10 Fun and Romantic Chicago Weekend Getaways for Couples

When the summer season begins, even lovers of the Windy City look for romantic getaways near Chicago. Waiting out that w...

The best rentals from the top sites, all in one place

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.