Americans love their summer escapes.
Packing up the family and heading out on a summer vacation is as American as, well, being American. But selecting where to travel is a deeply personal choice that often involves proximity to water, relatives and enough activities for everyone to enjoy.
These are the Top 5 selections of 24/7 Wall St., which drew on U.S. Census Bureau data to find the top towns based on rental occupancy (top areas listed show home vacancy as the result of seasonal or recreational use). Read their full Top 10 list here and see the additional benefits the towns boast.