Top 10 winter-escape vacation rental destinations in the U.S., from TripAdvisor.com:
One of Kona Reef's beautiful sunsets in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (undated)
Beachgoers watch the sunset in Naples, Fla.
Perched near the plams in Poipu, Hawaii (undated)
Sunset in Key Largo, Florida Keys, paints a pretty picture at the Kona Kai Resort.
A second-floor, luxurious oceanfront condo at the Kihei Surfside Resort in Kihei, Hawaii (undated)
A rental home in Lahaina, Hawaii (undated)
Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu (August 2009)
Sunbathers bask on a beach in Key West, Fla. (May 2007)
The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando (undated)
The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach sits almost beachside with a free-flowing channel that lines the perimeter. (2007)