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14 Fall Vacation Homes We’d Love to Rent for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017

Have you ever wanted to get away during the holidays? Whether you’re trying to avoid your family (no judgment) or simply want to celebrate Thanksgiving in a stunning new locale, you’re going to be tempted to finally cash in those airline miles and make it happen when you see these amazing fall vacation rentals.

These beautiful vacation spots are located all around the globe and accommodate a range of party sizes, from two to 20-plus. However, the homes all have a few things in common: They’re gorgeous, impeccably decorated, and they're available for rent on Thanksgiving—just in case you decide to book a spontaneous getaway.

An Industrial Treehouse in Tuscany

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Get your passport ready, because you’re going to be seriously tempted to whisk your loved one away to casaBARTHEL, a stunning treehouse rental located on a countryside compound in Tuscany, Italy. It’s the perfect minimalistic getaway for couples, featuring one queen-sized bed, a kitchenette, and a bathroom in the industrial-style abode.

A Bright, Airy Detroit Loft for Big Groups

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This rental would be the perfect spot for a Friendsgiving celebration. The two-floor Greater Downtown Loft: Model J has brilliant white walls and touches of rustic brick. With three bedrooms, it can also easily sleep six or more people. Plus, the high ceilings and open floor plan ensure you’ll have plenty of room for festivities.

A Rustic Jungle Retreat in Panama

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Need we say more than “Tropical Island Retreat”? This off-the-grid rental is located on a lagoon in Cristóbal Island, Panama, and it’s the perfect spot for you and your crew to relax, unwind and explore the jungle over Thanksgiving. There are five rustic cabins and one house available to rent at CocoVivo Retreat, sleeping up to 20 or more people. Rent a cabin for you and your significant other, or take over the whole place!

A Polished Beachside Oasis in Hawaii

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If a quiet holiday on the serene beaches of Hawaii sounds ideal, you’ll definitely want to check out the OV Residence at Montage Kapalua Bay, a chic, modern one-bedroom suite on the island of Maui. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen and a beautiful veranda, and the 24-acre resort has all the amenities you need for a sunny, relaxing getaway.

A Luxury Villa on a Spanish Island

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Ocean views, thriving nightlife and luxurious accommodations—Villa Preciosa has it all. This impressive villa in Andratx, Spain can sleep up to 14 people in its seven modern bedrooms, and you’ll be able to gather everyone together in the spacious living room or patio to celebrate the holiday.

A Spanish-Style Bungalow in the Desert

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Palm Springs is calling us. This Spanish-style one-bedroom villa is nestled among the mountains in California, boasting stunning views from its rustic interior. There’s even a private outdoor soaking tub so you can take a relaxing bath after your Thanksgiving meal.

A Minimalist Beachfront Pad

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This all-white beachfront flat would make a perfect backdrop for your holiday Instagrams, so why not head down to Miami Beach for a Thanksgiving to remember? You’ll enjoy 180-degree views of the ocean from this ultra-modern one-bed studio on the 16th floor, and we’re guessing there will be a lot of sunbathing going on down by the pool and/or beach.

A Quaint Apartment for a Friends' Weekend

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If you want to escape with your pals for a few days, there’s no better rental than “The House that Two Chicks Built” in Indianapolis, Indiana. This cute, quaint rental is decorated with a beautiful pastel color scheme, and can sleep up to eight guests—perfect for your Friendsgiving.

An Extravagant Italian Villa with a Rich History

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You can spend Thanksgiving living like royalty at the drop-dead gorgeous Villa Galeazzo in Lake Como, Italy. This 16th century vacation rental isn’t cheap, but you get access to six Baroque-style bedrooms and eight bathrooms, picturesque views of the lake, winding gardens, a swimming pool and more. This is truly a luxurious way to spend the holidays with your family!

A Picturesque Farmhouse in South Africa

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There’s so much that’s perfect about the quaint Alpaca Inn in Montagu, South Africa. Not only is the cottage cozy and ideally situated among beautiful mountains, but it’s located on a real farm that’s home to alpacas, donkeys, and more animals for you to pet and feed. There are three bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests, and its homey interior will make it a great home-away-from-home.

A Spacious Country Castle in Montana

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Take in the idyllic landscape of Whitefish, Montana, from the country-style Montana Wooden Castle this Thanksgiving. There are five bedrooms and four bathrooms, as well as a spacious living area with a wood-burning stove. Plus, you’ll be able to really savor the mountain views (or the Northern Lights, if you’re lucky) from the Castle’s 360-degree observatory.

A Historic Loft in the Heart of Montreal

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Pop up to Old Montreal this Thanksgiving and spend the holiday in the Historic Loft by Notre Dame. This rental is a studio, so you can only bring a few friends, but the rustic contemporary design will make a charming backdrop for your celebrations. The loft is on the third floor of a historic building, and the exposed brick wall features an original painted advertisement for a touch of Old World charm.

A Quirky, Artistic Home in Portland

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Make the quirky Stratton House your home base as you explore Portland, Oregon over the holidays. The one-bedroom abode can sleep up to five people, and it’s decorated with an eclectic mix of colors and patterns that are undeniably charming. Plus, it’s a 15-minute drive from downtown Portland, so you can enjoy all the hip and happening establishments that make this city a popular travel destination.

A Homey Nashville Townhouse

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This Nashville townhouse combines comfortable, modern design with rustic touches, making it a welcoming destination for your Thanksgiving getaway. The two bedroom house sleeps four people, and the rental is just a short car ride away from popular Nashville bars and restaurants, just in case you don’t want to cook.

Which vacation home would you like to escape to this Thanksgiving? Let us know in the comments!

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