Vacasa, North America’s leading vacation rental management platform, recently released its annual Best Places to Buy a Beach House report. Family travelers can use this report to scope out the best waterfront destinations to fill every summer with lasting memories.
For families looking to make a splash in 2023, look no further than Lake Anna, Virginia, ranking highest on the list this year, followed by Hatteras Island, North Carolina, and Navarre Beach, Florida.
Lake Anna attracts guests with its 17 miles of sparkling water, sandy beaches and fair weather.
Traditional beach markets on the list may experience more seasonal occupancy tied to the warmer months, but destinations throughout the southeast in Alabama and Florida with year-round sunshine grab many of the year’s top slots.
Other destinations making the top 10 list include:
- Palm Coast, Florida
- Surf City, North Carolina
- Gulf Shores, Alabama
- Destin, Florida
- North Topsail Beach, North Carolina
- Rockaway Beach, Oregon
- 30A, Florida
To determine the ranking of the top vacation house destinations, Vacasa analyzed home sales and vacation rental performance data from the last 12 months for destinations throughout the country. To calculate the average gross rental income, Vacasa used actual performance data for the local market as a whole where it was available.
To read the full 2023 survey, click here.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
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Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.