If you are in the mood to have a great vacation in a different part of the country, but you are not really a fan of being in hotels the entire time, then you may want to consider vacation rentals. When you get vacation rentals by owners, then you are giving yourself the chance to live in a really nice house for a few days or weeks during your vacation. In most cases, the rentals that are put up by the owners are not their main residences, but the property they may visit during the summer or winter. But during other months, they want to rent it out.
These are the types of arrangements where you are seeing a benefit for both parties. The person who is doing the renting does not really want to live in a hotel for many days or weeks. It is very expensive and it is not as comfortable or relaxing as you would imagine. And you can get cramped up feeling like you are stuck in a small hotel room. In contrast, you will have a massive rental all to yourself. And even in a city, you can get a nice apartment for a month or two, and it will be furnished too.
And for the person who is renting out the unit, it is also a win. They are getting the rental money for those days or weeks, and they are able to put that money to good use. Even if it is their main residence, they can rent it out during the months where they are going somewhere else. For instance, someone may want to travel abroad for two months. Instead of having an empty home that is being paid for, they can rent it out and get some money back. It is a great arrangement.