If expired passports, COVID-19 travel restrictions, or the cost of flights are keeping you from traveling to Europe this year, never fear! Stay in a vacation home in the US that will make you feel like you're in a European city.
The diversity of HomeExchange homes means you'll be able to find something that suits you perfectly, whether you're searching for a colorful Mediterranean vibe or a French-style chateau in the countryside. With more than 65,000 homes in the United States, you'll find your family's ideal getaway for the summer.
If you're traveling on a budget, HomeExchange is an ideal way to discover the world. There are no hidden costs or fees— just pay the $150 annual membership when you're ready to finalize your first exchange, then enjoy unlimited home swaps for the whole year!
Check out these 10 HomeExchanges in the United States that will make you feel like you're on a European vacation.
Want to get away to France, but your passport's expired? Stay in this comfortable Los Angeles home that feels like a French chateau! The home features three fireplaces, mountain views while dining al fresco, and a pool and hiking trails. The home is just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, but you may never want to leave the spacious, homey abode!
This five-bedroom adobe home boasts beautiful views and peaceful seclusion. The pool, pizza oven, BBQ, fire pits and jacuzzi make it a relaxing oasis in a desirable neighborhood of Escondido, California. The home is updated with many modern amenities, while retaining its character and many original elements from the 1930s.
Experience French culture in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter. This home is equipped with all the comforts of home— a well-stocked kitchen, cozy office, and classic French Quarter balcony where guests can enjoy a morning coffee. The French Quarter is extremely walkable, and you'll find yourself steps away from the best the city has to offer as you enjoy the colorful, friendly neighborhood.
Feel like you're in a Spanish village without leaving the US in this spacious family home surrounded by nature. The home is an ideal place for nature lovers, with hiking, cycling, and boating opportunities all around. The stunning views, deck overlooking the lake, and chicken coop add to the ambiance and homey feel. Though the area is rural, it's just minutes from charming downtown and in the heart of local wine country.
This French country architecture home is located on one the most prestigious streets in Austin. The interior design is modern French farmhouse with rustic pine floors, multiple fireplaces, a theatre room with full entertainment bar, and a separate kids quarters with playroom. This home provides the ideal luxurious getaway in Austin. The home also features a boat dock on Lake Austin with an upper deck for lounging.
This stunning Spanish-style home is located right in the center of Los Angeles, close to everything you'll want to do during your visit. The waterfall shower, outdoor fire pit, and large backyard make the home a peaceful oasis to enjoy a family vacation in California.
This Mediterranean inspired villa provides an enchanting retreat in Maui. Five minutes from the most beautiful beaches, this home is comfortable and has every touch needed for a luxurious vacation. Grab something to read from the library, use the kitchen's many high-end appliances, or harvest a stalk of bananas from one of numerous trees. In the evening, dine outdoors in a lanai before taking a dip in the pool.
Unique European-style custom designed home in downtown Boulder, Colorado
This sleek, modern home was custom-designed with innovative architecture for luxurious urban living. The Spanish porcelain tile, high-end German fixtures, and Italian designer couch give the feeling you are vacationing in another country. Guests can enjoy the flower garden and fenced in yard, vintage 80s arcade games, and three balconies.
Full of beautiful artwork and tasteful decor, this Charlotte, North Carolina HomeExchange is conveniently located to all Charlotte attractions, including great restaurants, museums, and art galleries. The home features a spacious patio with a grill and a lovely courtyard with an Italian fountain and sitting area. Enjoy exploring the Tar Heel State while feeling like you're in Europe in your vacation home.
While England isn't part of Europe anymore, if you've been binge watching The Crown you may be itching to travel across the pond! If travel restrictions are keeping you landlocked, visit this English country home set on a North Carolina lake. The home is perfect for a family, with a paddle boat, kayak, swings, a theater room, and beautiful lake views. Lake Norman offers plenty to do for the whole family while staying in this charming English abode.