Whether you've lived in the United States your whole life or live in a country far away, chances are there's much of this beautiful country that you have yet to explore and discover. From the national parks to snowy mountains to bustling cities, the U.S. has a huge variety of things to experience.
Here is our list of some of our 50 favorite home exchanges in each of the 50 United States. Find one close to you for a long weekend, or far away for a longer vacation, and start planning your next trip with HomeExchange! You can even take a summer road trip and visit every single state, staying in house swaps along the way (with a HomeExchange membership, you could stay in them all for free!).
Home exchange in Alabama
If you're in the mood to escape it all, head to this rustic home in Alabama. It boasts a 15-acre pond, wraparound porch, a heated pool and nature trails, fishing, boating, swimming and wildlife viewing. View Karan's home.
Home exchange in Alaska
If you haven't stayed in a luxurious, modern home in Anchorage, have you really lived?! This contemporary house has a rooftop deck, gourmet kitchen, wine fridge, and everything you'll need to feel pampered while in the Last Frontier. View Barbara's home.
Home exchange in Arizona
During your trip to Arizona, consider staying in this home that is complete with vaulted ceilings, an outdoor patio, pool and plenty of things to keep kids occupied. The location is great, so you'll have easy access to restaurants and attractions. Plus, this home sleeps 20, so you can bring the extended family along! View Jeralyn's home.
Home exchange in Arkansas
Fireplace? Check. Modern kitchen? Check. Two blocks from downtown? Check! This home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is newly renovated and comes equipped with everything to make your stay comfortable. View Jill's home.
Home exchange in California
If luxury is what you seek in Palm Springs, you'll certainly find it at this house swap. A chef's kitchen with high-end appliances, gorgeous landscaping, swimming pool and high-quality linens await you. In addition, the home strives to be environmentally friendly, with solar power, LED lighting, desert landscaping and smart appliances. View Shawn's home.
Home exchange in Colorado
When you travel to the Centennial State, this modern home near the mountains will be waiting for you. It has private hiking trails, a superb view of the mountains and truly unique architecture. View Mark's home.
Home exchange in Connecticut
This New England home has the best of both worlds: minutes from the beach and just an hour from New York City. The house includes a pool, garden, and pool house that sleeps four- perfect for a family vacation! View Stefanie's home.
Home exchange in Delaware
If you're hoping to see the cultural and historical sights of the East Coast, Delaware is a central location with easy driving access to Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington DC. This bright, cheerful home has a private garden and will comfortably sleep six people. View Petra's home.
Home exchange in Florida
With six full baths, a well-shaded pool area, and a car or scooter also included in the exchange, this gorgeous home has everything you need to welcome you to Miami! View Florencia's home.
Home exchange in Georgia
Nestled in artsy northern Atlanta, this bungalow provides a colorful, cozy place to crash during your stay in Georgia. With plenty of books to choose from and located in a hip neighborhood, you'll be satisfied with this house swap whether you choose to stay in or go out on a Friday night. View Jess' home.
Home exchange in Hawaii
The Aloha State welcomes you with a Balinese-style home swap, a private pool and deck, and a spacious kitchen. This house truly provides a paradisiacal view of the island, with plenty to do nearby if you can ever leave this glorious pool! This home exchange is also a secondary residence, so it might be easier to snag a spot. View Robert's home.
Home exchange in Idaho
Stunning sunsets and views of the Boise skyline make this house a top contender for your travel to Idaho. The house also has two master suites and even a cat to feed, so you won't miss Fluffy too much while you're on vacation. View Robyn's home.
Home exchange in Illinois
This luxurious house swap is also a registered historic landmark, considered a major transitional work of America's famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It is equipped with a finished basement, billiards table, pool, an exercise room and a large screen TV. Public transportation into Chicago is easily accessible from this home. View Deb and Tom's home.
Home exchange in Indiana
This home is in a quiet, woodsy neighborhood with a remote and rural feeling so you can truly relax and get away from it all. It's close to Lake Michigan beaches and just an hour from Chicago, so you can truly spend your vacation however you want. View Mark's home.
Home exchange in Iowa
This log cabin in the woods is cozy and homey, close to Effigy Mounds National Park, Yellow River State Forest, Mississippi River, and great canoeing, kayaking and hiking. It has a pond with a gazebo and the yard is home to many deer and birds. View Barb's home.
Home exchange in Kansas
Enjoy all the Sunflower State has to offer with this house swap as your home base. It has been recently updated and includes marble counters, French doors, a fully fenced-in yard and hardwood floors. The home is kid-friendly, so the whole family can enjoy their stay! View Christine's home.
Home exchange in Kentucky
Searching for a writer's retreat or couple's getaway spot? This unique house is calling you! It has its own water wheel, tons of natural light and an eco-friendly design. Bonus: pets are welcome at this house swap! View Nathan's home.
Home exchange in Louisiana
If your dream is to visit New Orleans, this Victorian home built in the 1880's is a standout place to stay! The landscaping and yard invite entertaining and play, and the house has an outdoor pizza oven, bicycles, and is a short walk from restaurants and shopping. View Katie's home.
Home exchange in Maine
This calm, stylish home is set on six acres in Belfast, Maine. It has a vegetable garden, fire pit, tire swing, an indoor herb garden and a wraparound porch. You could easily spend your whole summer fishing, hiking, swimming, drinking wine and eating seafood in this oasis. View Alexander's home.
Home exchange in Maryland
This historic DC townhouse is on a quiet street but not far from the hustle and bustle of Washington DC attractions. Whether you visit during cherry blossom season, for a summer festival or as the leaves change color in the fall, this historic neighborhood will be your refuge while you travel. View Jody's home.
Home exchange in Massachusetts
Spot beaver, deer, and wild turkeys from this home's giant outdoor deck, or head to the city (Boston is a one hour drive away) for great food and historical landmarks. This home is located on a sandy beach that you can canoe and swim in and has five bedrooms to accommodate all your friends or family. View Kathleen's home.
Home exchange in Michigan
This home is just outside Detroit and includes a car so you can pop into the city for the evening. The house was built in 1913, front porch, fenced-in yard and an outdoor grilling area. It's sure to satisfy your needs while you stay in Michigan! View Mary's home.
Home exchange in Minnesota
If you visit Minnesota in the winter, you can take advantage of this house's pool and ping pong table and have a tournament night. There is a chalet nearby with rentals for the tubing hill, snowboarding hill and cross-country skiing. In the summer, there's plenty of outdoor seating and nearby Elm Creek Park Reserve, with paved trails for running, biking, rollerblading and hiking trails in the summer. What more could you want? View Brian's home.
Home exchange in Mississippi
This Mississippi oasis is set in a 150-year-old cottage with a tropical garden, swimming pool and 700-year-old oak tree. The house provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the water, beaches and wildlife the area has to offer. View Gayla's home.
Home exchange in Missouri
Just 20 minutes from St. Louis lies this sprawling home in the suburbs. With lots of plants and natural light, a free-weight gym and kids' playroom, you'll feel right at home when you vacation in Missouri. View Justin's house.
Home exchange in Montana
This charming home in the mountains of Montana is quiet and peaceful, with breathtaking views. Opportunities for fly fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and fishing abound nearby, and fruit trees and the garden in the yard provide fresh produce all year. There's even a playhouse that kids can sleep in! View Brock's home.
Home exchange in Nebraska
A pond, creek, wraparound porch, a sun room and a house built in small-town America in 1884— what more could you want? The hometown spirit, friendliness and hospitality in this small town will bring you back for more! View Brady's home.
Home exchange in Nevada
Looking for a house swap in Nevada? This secluded home in the mountains will satisfy all your outdoor desires, whether you dream of hiking, mountain biking, snow shoeing or cross country skiing. The home is also equipped with a hot tub, movie theater style seating in the den, a poker table and a wet bar, for when you're ready to spend some time inside. View Tony's home.
Home exchange in New Hampshire
Just can't get enough of the mountains? This home in Jackson, New Hampshire will sate that craving with its stunning view. This home has been extensively renovated to include a fireplace, outdoor deck with a view of Mt. Washington, and a Jacuzzi tub. View Patti and Tom's home.
Home exchange in New Jersey
It's bright, it's airy, it's just steps from the beach. This home swap in New Jersey features a spacious floor plan, plenty of outdoor spaces, a yard with an outdoor shower, plus a few more surprises that are yours to discover! View Heather's home.
Home exchange in New Mexico
When you arrive at this house swap, you'll be greeted by beautiful views of city lights and sunsets, a hot tub and swimming pool, and no less than seven fireplaces. View Patrick's home.
Home exchange in New York
In the heart of it all, this apartment swap in Manhattan would be an ideal home during your stay in the Big Apple. The loft is furnished with antiques and artwork, with lots of light and a cleaning person every two weeks. View Daniel's home.
Home exchange in North Carolina
This spacious beach house sleeps 22, so no one will be left out of the fun! A pool and hot tub, library of books and games, and a tiki bar will keep you entertained, and a walk to the beach just takes two minutes. View Darian's home.
Home exchange in North Dakota
Located in Jamestown, North Dakota, this house swap has five bedrooms and plenty of space to spread out and relax. The kitchen is also fully renovated with a large island, so the whole family can get involved in food prep when you're feeling like a night in. View Jenna's home.
Home exchange in Ohio
This house swap in Ohio is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's style of architecture and sits minutes from downtown Worthington and its restaurants and ice cream shop. The home also boasts a back patio overlooking a ravine, outdoor fire pit, and a rooftop balcony. View Randy's home.
Home exchange in Oklahoma
This house swap offers a friendly neighborhood, open floor plan and a hot tub, providing a peaceful place to stay while you're in the Sooner State. The home sleeps nine, so everyone will have their own space to relax during your vacation. View Justin's home.
Home exchange in Oregon
This Oregon house swap is located in a safe, family-friendly community with lots of young families. It has room for kids to play and a great outdoor sitting area with a fire pit where you can spend your evenings. View Steve's home.
Home exchange in Pennsylvania
Tucked in the suburbs of Pennsylvania, you'll find this peaceful, spacious house welcoming you. It is complete with a poolside deck with two grills, a private backyard, a steam sauna and a fenced-in pool. The home swap is a short drive from Philadelphia, but you'll know you have a calm place to relax when you come back from a day of sightseeing. View Paris' home.
Home exchange in Rhode Island
Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but you wouldn't know it from this home! It has a spa off the back porch, a zip line, tetherball, bikes, and toys and games. There is also a small pond that you can skate on during the winter. In any season, this house swap is a great place to host people or just take some time for yourself. View Natalie's home.
Home exchange in South Carolina
This house swap is located in Fripp Island, a gated and very private island in South Carolina. The house itself sleeps 17 and has an ocean view and an elevator from the garage. Best of all, it features a dock right now off the back of the house, perfect for fishing and crabbing. View Robin's home.
Home exchange in South Dakota
Views of the city AND of the mountains— it doesn't get much better than that in this South Dakota house swap! You'll see beautiful sunrises, enjoy two fireplaces and be a short drive from top South Dakota destinations. View Diana's home.
Home exchange in Tennessee
Just 20 minutes from Nashville, this home will keep you happy with an indoor sauna, large pool, gas fire pit, theater room and private pond. The house swap sleeps 12, with an abundance of king beds so everyone gets the "good room." View Joe's home.
Home exchange in Texas
This modern Austin, Texas house swap is very kid-friendly (pets are welcome, too!), with lots of toys, books, a climbing dome, pool toys and more! It's a short drive from Austin wine country, breweries, the zoo and other Austin attractions. View Laurel's home.
Home exchange in Utah
If you're a fan of skiing, this house might be perfect for you! It's close to Park City Mountain Resort and the area also makes for great snowshoeing. When it's time to warm up, enjoy the home's gourmet kitchen, stone fireplace and hot tub. View Val's home.
Home exchange in Vermont
Explore all Vermont has to offer while staying in this house, situated on 10 acres of land with beautiful views. There's a pond you can swim in or ice skate on, depending on the season, and the house is surrounded by apple and maple trees, making it the ideal Vermont getaway. View Alexandra's home.
Home exchange in Virginia
From this home in Virginia, you can explore Washington DC or getaway from the hustle and bustle and find a peaceful retreat. The six-bedroom home is on Lake Anna (where you can swim, boat, tube, and canoe) with lots of wildlife, and there are waterfront bars and restaurants you can visit by boat! View Stephanie's home.
Home exchange in Washington
This Scandinavian modern home swap in Washington has beautiful views of Lake Washington in a forested area. Downtown Seattle is easily accessible from the house, and so is the beach. View Per A's home.
Home exchange in West Virginia
Enjoy a luxurious vacation in West Virginia with this home's gourmet kitchen, high end whole-house audio, kayaks, hot tub, bikes, hammock and outdoor fireplace. This mountain lodge is just three hours from Washington DC. View Pete's home.
Home exchange in Wisconsin
This house swap sleeps— we kid you not— 36 people. In addition to sleeping, there's lots of space for a large group to hang out and play pool, ping pong, Foosball or shuffleboard. You'll stay on Balsam Lake, with an endless offering of activities: waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, fishing, birdwatching, snowmobiling and more! View Bradley's home.
Home exchange in Wyoming
A retired architect built this home for his family of three, complete with wood floors, ceiling beams and built-in cabinets, with radiant floor heating. The neighborhood is raised above the valley floor and has spectacular views of the Teton mountain range and the National Elk Refuge. View Carl's home.