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11 Vacation Homes That Will Make Kids Yell, "HOLY SHIT!" And Then Get Grounded

Make your next family vacation beyond extraordinary.

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Online vacation rental marketplace HomeAway shared with BuzzFeed some of their most jaw dropping rentals for families — and they will have you like:

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1. For example, you could stay on your own PRIVATE ISLAND!!!

And by private, I mean purrrrr-ivate.

The island — which is located off the coast of Belize — has a stunning pool overlooking the ocean.

Check out this open-air living area complete with swinging chairs your kids would love.

There are five separate living quarters, which is perfect for big families. AND...the island comes with a staff including a full-time chef and concierge to arrange outings!

What it costs: It rents for $1,643 per night, but since it sleeps 14 people, you could enjoy the island life for a more manageable $117 per night a person.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: It rents for $1,643 per night, but since it sleeps 14 people, you could enjoy the island life for a more manageable $117 per night a person.

Learn more about this property here.

2. Not an island person? Maybe your family would prefer this one-of-a-kind airplane treehouse!

Located in the jungles of Costa Rica (and overlooking the Pacific Ocean), the two bedroom, two bath house was re-purposed from an actual 727 airplane.

I mean, what kid (or kid at heart) wouldn't lose it over this place?

This home is adjacent to Costa Verde Hotel, so you have access to four restaurants, a pool bar, housekeeping, and concierge/tour services.

What it costs: $296 per night (which isn’t a bad deal at all when you consider it sleeps six). Basically, cheapest airfare ever!Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $296 per night (which isn’t a bad deal at all when you consider it sleeps six). Basically, cheapest airfare ever!

Learn more about this property here.

3. If you've got a kid who dreams of becoming a firefighter, you'll want to stay at this converted, historic firehouse in New Orleans. 🚒

Check out this living room with those authentic red fire doors!

The bedrooms — there are seven of them, btw — will take you back in time. Also of note: The firehouse is located next to the world-famous French Quarter, and is within walking distance of great eateries and tourist attractions.

What it costs: $1,063 per night, but that becomes a lot more affordable when you consider it sleeps up to 14 people. Extended family trip location?Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $1,063 per night, but that becomes a lot more affordable when you consider it sleeps up to 14 people. Extended family trip location?

Learn more about this property here.

4. You could also have a sweet escape at this incredible, sweets-themed mansion!

Located near Orlando, Florida, this 8,200 square foot estate was called "...more magical than Walt Disney World itself," by Travel & Leisure Magazine.

In addition to sweets-themed miniature golf, the grounds feature a human Candyland board, sports courts, outdoor movie theater, and more.
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In addition to sweets-themed miniature golf, the grounds feature a human Candyland board, sports courts, outdoor movie theater, and more.

There's a bedroom dedicated to M&Ms...

And another sweet room featuring bunk beds and a room-wide ball pit!

Check out this arcade-quality game room! There's also a karaoke night club with disco lighting, laser tag, a sauna, and an indoor carnival games booth!

What it costs: $1,070 per night. And since it can sleep up to 52 people, you could theoretically enjoy this sweet pad for less than $20 per person each night!Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $1,070 per night. And since it can sleep up to 52 people, you could theoretically enjoy this sweet pad for less than $20 per person each night!

Learn more about this property here.

5. This unique home looks like it came straight out of The Hobbit.

Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, this place makes something as simple as a front door utterly unforgettable.

Nothing to see here, just a totally unextraordinary living room, certainly not one your kids will remember for the rest of their lives.

The views from the property are pretty amazing too.

What it costs: $662 per night; sleeps up to 16 people.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $662 per night; sleeps up to 16 people.

Learn more about this property here.

6. In Mason, Texas, your family can enjoy this spectacular river ranch resort which comes with its own awesome water slide.

This pool/waterslide is far from the only thing to do — there’s also a lighted tennis court, fitness center, full-court basketball, game room, and hot tub.

And like they say on infomercials…BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE! Like an actual “lazy river,” wildlife to see, trails for biking and hiking, and more.

What it costs: $1,483 per night, but since it sleeps up to 35 people, it can make a reasonably priced location for a large family's reunion.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $1,483 per night, but since it sleeps up to 35 people, it can make a reasonably priced location for a large family's reunion.

Learn more about this property here.

7. Want to stay somewhere really different? Spend a few days on this boat in gorgeous Arizona!

The houseboat has a large living space and dining area (which makes it great for large families), plus central heating and air conditioning.

What it costs: $1,078 per night; sleeps up to 12.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $1,078 per night; sleeps up to 12.

Learn more about this property here.

8. This castle-inspired home on the coast of Washington is like something out of a fairy tale.

Inside, your kids will feel like they’ve been transported to a magical world of kings and queens.

But outside is fun too — especially this giant lawn.

Also cool? This half a mile of private waterfront beach.

What it costs: $800 per night; sleeps up to 24 people.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $800 per night; sleeps up to 24 people.

Learn more about this property here.

9. Train-loving kids will love it if you choo-choo-choose this restored caboose from the 1930s as your next vacation spot.

Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the home isn't big — just 200 square feet — but every inch of it has been lovingly filled with train-related books, DVDs, and decorations.

The grounds, btw, are achingly picturesque.

What it costs: $175 per night.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $175 per night.

Learn more about this property here.

10. In Tennessee, you'll find this jaw-dropping cabin featuring indoor miniature golf!

It also has a breathtaking living room...

And this kickass screening room with a 106" flatscreen TV!

The view from the deck is a keeper too even if the kids will be too busy playing miniature golf to notice.

What it costs: $299 per night; sleeps up to 10.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $299 per night; sleeps up to 10.

Learn more about this property here.

11. Finally, back in Orlando, Florida, is this must-be-seen-to-be-believed 62 acre, 8,100 square foot estate that looks like it was built by Richie Rich!

Pool plus waterslide? Check.
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Pool plus waterslide? Check.

Superhero-themed room with a slide that dumps you out into a giant ball pit? Check.

Stocked game room? Check.

Star Wars-themed bedroom? Check.

Incredible screening room? Check.

Miniature golf? Check.

There are even three carousels — plus a whole bunch of other stuff kids would drool over!

What it costs: $2,085 per night; sleeps up to 12 a night. Not exactly cheap, but very cool.Learn more about this property here.
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What it costs: $2,085 per night; sleeps up to 12 a night. Not exactly cheap, but very cool.

Learn more about this property here.

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