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Craving the Outdoors? 10 VRBOs Available for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day might be the unofficial end of summer, but let’s end it on a high note. Whether you’re looking for one last beach getaway or a  camping trip to squeeze in one last summer memory, there are plenty of places to go. If you’re looking to rent a vacation home, there’s no better time to book than the present.

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Down the Shore

Outer Banks, North Carolina

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If you’ve been looking to get to the Outer Banks Islands, now is the perfect time. It’s a great destination to get away from the big cities of the south and take in some rays and catch some waves before heading back to school or work. This VRBO is centrally located in Kitty Hawk, making it an ideal place to go to the beach and explore the attractions on the islands. This VRBO sleeps two and has been rated as an exceptional place to stay in the area. It is just a 30-minute drive from the airport.

Malibu, California

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This premier host offers excellent accommodations with a number of beaches close by that’ll be perfect for a day relaxing by the ocean. With a 180-degree view of the sandy beaches, you don’t even have to leave the VRBO to take in the stunning views—although you definitely should if you’re going for the last weekend of the summer. Bring your whole family or a group of friends to this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home. You might also want to schedule a day trip to Los Angeles if you have the time. Make sure to take in all of the sights in the area, but don’t forget to relax before returning to work.

Nantucket Island, Massachusetts

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This is a premiere location for one last beach trip of the summer. With a number of high-end shops and restaurants, there’s no shortage of places to go and things to do when you’re there. This VRBO is a great place to stay if you’re traveling with family or a large group of friends. Plus, it’s just a three-minute drive to the closest beach, so you’ll be able to relax and have a great time before the summer officially ends.

Long Beach, Washington

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If you’re a lover of seafood and slowing down, the Long Beach Peninsula is the place for you. When you’re not relaxing on the beach or eating a delicious meal, explore the Pacific coast rainforests and head to the World Kite Museum. This studio apartment is spacious and is just a three-minute walk from the coastline. As the longest beach on the continental United States, this place is definitely worth exploring.

Into the Woods

Congaree National Park, South Carolina

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As one of the smallest national parks in the United States, Congaree National Park offers you glimpses of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers. With beautiful trails and amazing opportunities to canoe and kayak, this will definitely be a great trip to end your summer. This lake-front VRBO is located just outside of Congaree in Columbia, South Carolina. You’re centrally located to the beautiful city of Columbia while also being close to the beautiful national park, just a few miles away.

Crescent City, California

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Located just outside of Redwood National Park, this VRBO offers you the best of both worlds, as it’s also got a 360-degree view of the beach. This one-bedroom home features a hot tub and smart TV and is a nine-minute drive from the Ship Ashore Museum. This home is a great place to stay if you can’t decide between the beach and the woods. Seeing the redwood trees is sure to be a highlight of your summer.

Allegheny Mountains, West Virginia

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This two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin in West Virginia would make an excellent rental if you’re looking to get out into the rugged wilderness. The VRBO is pet-friendly, too, so you don’t have to worry about leaving your four-legged friends at home for the long weekend. As a part of the Appalachian Mountains, the Alleghenies offer stunning hiking trails for lots of outdoor time. Be sure to check out Seneca Caverns for a unique underground experience.

Ashland, Maine

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Ashland, Maine is home to the largest forest in the state, the North Maine Woods. If you’ve been dying to get some delicious Maine lobster before the end of the summer, there’s no better time than right now. The North Maine Woods are beautiful, and you will fall in love with the foliage. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom VRBO has a premier host who will make you feel welcome, no matter where you’re from. If you can’t get out there for Labor Day, there are a number of photos of the VRBO in the winter, and you can always book it for later in the year.

Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

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At almost 300,000 acres, Shawnee National Forest is located between Illinois and Ohio, and it will make you wish for just one more night before returning to the real world. This VRBO sleeps six and is a great way to get out of your day-to-day routine and reconnect with the world around you. With lake access, this cabin will be a great location for your next gathering, but you’ll definitely want to book fast.

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