Once you start traveling with kids, you develop a deeper appreciation for the vacation rental. Beyond the obvious amenities like kitchens with full-sized fridges and bath tubs, these rentals have more space for the kids to run around and also to give you some peace and quiet to relax. Hey, it’s your vacation too, right?
Airbnb and VRBO both have a kid-friendly filter that you can and should use, but “kid-friendly” means something different to me as a parent of two wild-spirited preschoolers than it does to a homeowner with tween-aged children. I’ve learned that there are a few extra considerations to make sure the vacation rental is right for me and my brood. Here are the top five things I look for.