Last Updated January 15, 2021 1/15/2021

13 Kid-Friendly Vacation Rentals in the U.S. for Families

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There are lots of hotels across the country that cater to the needs of families with child amenities and even scheduled activities for kids. But for a little more space and extra privacy, you might consider booking an Airbnb for your family when you travel and explore new places together with the little ones. Here are some kid-friendly Airbnbs and VRBO vacation rental properties that you can stay at for an upcoming family vacation.

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Mid-Century at Mandalay – Oxnard, California Dining area at Mid-century at Mandalay
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Dining area at Mid-century at Mandalay

Mid-Century at Mandalay – Oxnard, California

This beach house is family-friendly because it has front, back, and side yards, as well as a playhouse for spending time outside. It’s also near a big park with pirate ships and just a block from the beach. There are many family features offered here, including a bathtub, pack-and-play, outlet covers, a high chair, crib, and books and toys for kids. When your family stays here, you’ll also have a hot tub, fire pit, and outdoor dining area. It’s easy to take day trips to Santa Barbara, the Channel Islands, and Malibu from this property in Oxnard, California.

Trailside Treehouse – Richmond, Virginia Trailside Treehouse - Riverside in Richmond, VA
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Trailside Treehouse - Riverside in Richmond, VA

Trailside Treehouse – Richmond, Virginia

It’s no secret that kids love treehouses, so why not book treehouse accommodations for your next family trip? This Richmond treehouse allows you to be a kid again regardless of your actual age. The treehouse sleeps up to six people, and there are some different sleeping arrangements you can try to accommodate everyone. Family features here include children’s dinnerware, a pack-and-play travel crib, regular crib, high chair, children’s books and toys, and babysitter recommendations. Your stay here also comes with complimentary bikes, while the bathroom and kitchenette are accessible in the host house. The space is also dog-friendly and located at the top of a wooded area that leads to the James River Park System and the Buttermilk Trail.

Chatham Seaside Cottage – Chatham, Massachusetts Chatham Seaside Cottage - Oceanfront Beach Cottage - Spectacular Views
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Chatham Seaside Cottage - Oceanfront Beach Cottage - Spectacular Views

Chatham Seaside Cottage – Chatham, Massachusetts

A VRBO property worth looking into for your family vacation is this cottage that sleeps five people and has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Children are welcome here and provided with games, books, toys, TV, and a DVD player onsite. There are also kayaks provided by the host. This cottage is on two acres of oceanfront property at Ridgevale Beach and at the mouth of Buck’s Creek. It has lovely water views, a full kitchen, fireplace, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, outdoor gas grills, and a private outdoor shower. This is a very popular place to stay in the summer and books up quickly, but it’s also open year-round and can accommodate shorter-notice bookings between November and March when the ocean sunsets are quite stunning.

Main Street Mountain House – Tannersville, New York Main Street Mountain House
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Main Street Mountain House

Main Street Mountain House – Tannersville, New York

This popular Airbnb rental offers convenient amenities for families, including a pack-and-play travel crib, high chair, children’s dinnerware, and bathtub. It can accommodate large families with up to 11 people in the five bedrooms and one bath here. There’s a large backyard where you can roast s’mores over the fire pit, as well as a formal dining room to celebrate a special meal together. Pets are allowed here, and there’s a washer and dryer available for guest use. The home is decorated with vintage touches and offers free parking, beach essentials, Wi-Fi, TV, and other amenities to make your stay in Tannersville a comfortable one.

Hip Asheville 1940s "Cabin-Esque" Getaway – Asheville, North Carolina Couch at Hip Asheville 1940s
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Couch at Hip Asheville 1940s "Cabin-Esque" Getaway

Hip Asheville 1940s "Cabin-Esque" Getaway – Asheville, North Carolina

Families love visiting Asheville to check out the exciting festivals, outdoor spaces, and cultural attractions. When you plan a trip here, your family of up to 10 can stay at this Airbnb property that has four bedrooms and two baths. The home is on an acre grassy lot with plenty of space for the kids to run around. There’s also a gated deck, BBQ, and fire pit out here. Adults will enjoy the chef’s kitchen and wet bar while staying in this rustically charming house. Downtown Asheville is just minutes away, while you’ll feel tucked in and peaceful here. The second bedroom has bunk beds for kids, and pets are allowed. Family-friendly perks include a pack-n-play, high chair, baby bath, outlet covers, and children’s books and toys.

2-Bedroom Beachfront Condo – Miramar Beach, Florida 2-Bedroom Beachfront Condo
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2-Bedroom Beachfront Condo

2-Bedroom Beachfront Condo – Miramar Beach, Florida

Stay in Miramar Beach with your family at this 1,176-square-foot condo that sleeps six people in two bedrooms and has two bathrooms. Children are welcome at this family-oriented condo complex that’s on scenic Highway 98 and in walking distance from the Silver Shells Outlet Mall. The property is a beachfront, gated complex with four stories and two pools. Go-carts and wave runners are nearby for entertainment. Guests also have access to laundry machines and a fitness room.

Three-Level Cabin in the Woods, Near Ski Area – Breckenridge, Colorado Seating at 3-Level Cabin in the Woods Near Breck Ski Area
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Seating at 3-Level Cabin in the Woods Near Breck Ski Area

Three-Level Cabin in the Woods, Near Ski Area – Breckenridge, Colorado

Families that love snow sports will enjoy staying at this cabin for up to nine people in Breckenridge. It has three bedrooms, five beds, and 2.5 baths. You can cozy up together around the fireplace as you look out through the windows. There are new appliances in the updated kitchen and a ping pong table in the rec room. Families can park up to six cars in the private driveway here. It’s a perfect distance from town to give you a cabin in the woods and also all the conveniences you want. Family-friendly amenities include children’s dinnerware, a pack-n-play, and stair gates.

Direct Oceanfront Grand Atlantic – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Interior at Direct Oceanfront Grand Atlantic
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Interior at Direct Oceanfront Grand Atlantic

Direct Oceanfront Grand Atlantic – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is also a favorite destination among families, especially when you book a rental like this one that sleeps up to eight people. It’s a condo with three bedrooms and three bathrooms that’s on the quieter south end of Myrtle Beach in a family-friendly locale. When you stay here at the Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort, you’ll have access to three outdoor pools, three indoor pools, and a lazy river. Kids love the children’s pool, arcade and game room, and the kid-friendly dining. Other perks are the fitness center, free parking, laundry machines, and a fully equipped and updated kitchen.

Lazy River Lookout – Santa Clara, Utah Seating at Lazy River Lookout
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Seating at Lazy River Lookout

Lazy River Lookout – Santa Clara, Utah

Plan a family reunion to remember at this luxurious five-bedroom, five-bath home next to a new water park that sleeps up to 26 people. It has shared tiered pools, a gym, private hot tub, grill kitchen, and shaded pergola. You’ll look out over the kids’ splash pad and enjoy extended outdoor living space and an alfresco lifestyle here. Kids and adults enjoy the Pac Man and basketball arcade, ping pong, roasting marshmallows at the fire pit, and spacious living area that accommodates a couple of dozen people comfortably.

Grand Orlando – Kissimmee, Florida Grand Orlando
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Grand Orlando

Grand Orlando – Kissimmee, Florida

Up to 22 people can stay in this huge eight-bedroom, six-bathroom home that’s family-friendly and near Disney World. It faces a saltwater pool and hot tub, has a clubhouse with a lazy river and free arcade, and four kids’ rooms. This Airbnb has themed bedrooms, baby cots, bunks, highchairs, a stroller, toys and games, and baby necessities. It’s an ideal place for families looking to visit Disney!

Williams GC Train Home – Williams, Arizona Williams GC Train Home-Patio-BBQ-Firepit
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Williams GC Train Home-Patio-BBQ-Firepit

Williams GC Train Home – Williams, Arizona

Kids and adults who love trains will enjoy staying in this train-themed home that’s 25 minutes from Flagstaff and near the Grand Canyon Train. It has a nice kitchen for families, as well as indoor and outdoor living areas, remodeled bathrooms, and special touches for train aficionados. For families, the host provides a pack-n-play travel crib, a bathtub, and babysitter recommendations.

Treehouse Retreat – Columbia Falls, Montana Snowy Meadowlark Treehouse
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Snowy Meadowlark Treehouse

Treehouse Retreat – Columbia Falls, Montana

For a truly special family getaway, book this treehouse for up to four people. It isn’t suitable for infants under age two but is great for older kids. One of the best Airbnbs for stargazing, the treehouse is on five acres and 30 minutes from Glacier National Park. There is another treehouse on the property too. It has a full bathroom on the first floor, so you won’t be roughing it in this glamping destination. It also has a full kitchen and family features like a pack-n-play, stair gates, books, and toys.

Condo for Six – Panama City Beach, Florida View out of Condo for Six
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View out of Condo for Six

Condo for Six – Panama City Beach, Florida

When you visit Panama City Beach with your family, you can stay at this condo that sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It offers games for kids, twin beds for kids or teens, and many resort amenities. These include two pools, a large hot tub, exercise room, and pool pavilion. The space also has a full kitchen, new appliances, advanced electronics, views of the beach and gulf, and a private balcony that you can access from the salon and master bedroom for breathtaking sunset views.

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