Most expensive vacation homes in America

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Dreaming of an island getaway? How about a nice lake home in Nantucket or even a desert oasis? Whether your perfect vacation home involves traveling solo and getting away from it all or making memories with your entire family, there sure are a ton of options for your dream vacation home right here in the U.S. But if budgeting for your vacation home is a concern, you may want to avoid these counties, which Statista found to have with the highest median sales price for a vacation home in the U.S. as of 2020 (which is the most recent data available).

Windham, Vermont
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20. Windham, Vermont

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $239,900

Oxford, Maine
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19. Oxford, Maine

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $240,000

Greene, New York
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18. Greene, New York

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $240,000

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Swain, North Carolina
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17. Swain, North Carolina

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $245,000

Hamilton, New York
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16. Hamilton, New York

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $245,000

Lee County, Florida
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15. Lee, Florida

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $247,000

Camden, Missouri
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14. Camden, Missouri

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $249,000

Colfax, New Mexico
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13. Colfax, New Mexico

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $252,000

Vermont
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12. Windsor, Vermont

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $290,000

Maryland Worcester County
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11. Worcester, Maryland

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $280,000

Vermont Bennington County
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10. Bennington, Vermont

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $300,000

Collier County, Florida
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9. Collier, Florida

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $314,000

Macon, North Carolina
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8. Macon, North Carolina

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $320,000

Swallows Falls in Garrett, Maryland
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7. Garrett, Maryland

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $325,000

Delaware: Sussex County
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6. Sussex, Delaware

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $337,000

Watauga, North Carolina
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5. Watauga, North Carolina

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $376,000

Cape May, New Jersey
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4. Cape May, New Jersey

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $439,900

Barnstable, MA
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3. Barnstable, Massachusetts

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $475,000

Coconino, Arizona
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2. Coconino, Arizona

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $573,000

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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1. Nantucket, Massachusetts

Median sales price of vacation homes (in 1,000 U.S. dollars): $2,300,000

Vineyard Harbor
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Methodology

Statista determined if a county was a “vacation” home county. if the vacant housing for seasonal, recreational or occasional use made up 20% or more of the county’s total housing stock. They used data from the National Association of Realtors and US Census Bureau to select vacation home counties and find home prices.

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