5 Places to Score a Cheap Vacation Rental for Labor Day Weekend

Vacation rental supply is up in these markets

Like many things in the travel arena, vacation rental prices are largely about supply and demand (also known as surge pricing). So when a destination experiences an influx of new vacation rental listings, prices are kept in check, offering a better value for budget-conscious families. 

According to HomeAway.com, these five markets have seen the largest increase in new vacation rental listings in 2015. Consequently, they offer exceptionally good value this fall.

  • 01 of 05

    North Truro, MA: Listings up 85%

    Cape Cod
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    Hoping to cap off summer on Cape Cod? Check out vacation rentals in North Truro, which has had a big influx of new property listings this year.

  • 02 of 05

    Okaloosa Island, FL: Listings up 92%

    Okaloosa Island, Florida
    ••• Visit Florida

    If white-sand Gulf Coast beaches are your thing, consider renting digs on Okaloosa Island, located between Fort Walton Beach and Destin on Florida's Emerald Coast. The number of listings has shot up in the past year.

  • 03 of 05

    Celebration, FL: Listings up 100%

    Celebration, Florida
    ••• Celebration

    Need a base for exploring Orlando's theme parks? The Disney-built master-planned community of Celebration (7 miles from Disney World) is a particularly super value, as the number of vacation rental properties have doubled there in the past year.

  • 04 of 05

    Put-in-Bay, OH: Listings Up 218%

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio
    ••• Visit Put-in-Bay

    Like the idea of getting away from it all? This popular resort village on Sea Bass Island in Lake Erie is accessible by ferry from Sandusky. Along with the beach and water sports like kayaking and canoeing, you'll find Perry's Cave, a butterfly house, lighthouse, two wineries, and a memorial honoring the men who fought in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812.

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  • 05 of 05

    Lead, SD: Listings Up 289%

    Deadwood, South Dakota
    ••• Deadwood Chamber of Commerce

    In the Black Hills of South Dakota, not far from the Wyoming state line, the town of Lead makes an ideal base from which to explore Deadwood, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Presidents Park, Spearfish Canyon, Wind Cave, Jewel Cave, Custer State Park and Devils Tower,