By Erika Owen
June 22, 2015
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Renting your own temporary vacation home doesn't always have to be a splurge. With more people looking to vacation rentals to serve as a home away from home, there are more options out there than ever. Travel planning website TripAdvisor released a survey looking at the U.S. cities that offer the most affordable vacation rental options.

The survey's results—which are based off of the average two-bedroom rate for one week—overwhelmingly pointed to Florida as the state with the best rental deals, Davenport came in on top averaging $601 for a week in a vacation rental.

Most Affordable Destinations in Florida:

  • 1. Davenport
  • Rate: $601 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 2,504
  • 2. Naples
  • Rate: $753 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 555
  • 3. St. Petersburg
  • Rate: $783 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 175
  • 4. Kissimmee
  • Rate: $843 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 339
  • 5. Bonita Springs
  • Rate: $861 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 147

The survey reached much further than the sunshine state. Adventure travelers, mountainside explorers, city center urbanites—there's a destination for everyone. Planning on hunting down a vacation rental for your summer travels? Read this first:

Most Affordable Mountainside Destinations

  • 1. Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Rate: $908 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 517
  • 2. Angel Fire, New Mexico
  • Rate: $1,042 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 219
  • 3. Big Bear City, California
  • Rate: $1,049 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 233
  • 4. Silverthorne, Colorado
  • Rate: $1,089 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 187
  • 5. Bryson City, North Carolina
  • Rate: $1,120 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 167

Most Affordable Adventure-Seeker Destinations

  • 1. Branson, Missouri
  • Rate: $898 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 492
  • 2. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  • Rate: $1,108 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 830
  • 3. La Quinta, California
  • Rate: $1,145 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 321
  • 4. Taos, New Mexico
  • Rate: $1,155 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 196
  • 5. Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Rate: $1,161 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 327

Most Affordable U.S. Urban Hot Spot Destinations

  • 1. Tucson, Arizona
  • Rate: $586 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 230
  • 2. Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rate: $682 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 196
  • 3. Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Rate: $1,075 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 501
  • 4. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Rate: $1,171 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 1,951
  • 5. Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Rate: $1,200 per week
  • Number of Rentals on TripAdvisor: 239

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.