Airbnb thrives in these 5 unexpected cities

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Last week we shared tips from Airbnb ABNB,
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superhosts covering all you need to know to start renting your house on the platform. The tendency of travelers to choose to visit small towns and rural areas has created an abundance of opportunities for those interested in accommodation; From March 2020 to March 2021, new hosts with a single registration earned more than $ 1.2 billion, Airbnb estimates.

The company recently compiled data on trending destinations for travel this fall, and the results closely match those of Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. predictions on the future of travel. Here are five of the most booked cities:

Cincinnati, Ohio

Why people visit: Cincinnati is making a name for itself with a thriving street art scene, dozens of craft breweries, and professional and college sports teams. There is also much to admire for architecture enthusiasts, as the city was once known as the “Paris of America”. And don’t leave without a visit to Jungle Jim’s grocery store, a tourist attraction in its own right with over 180,000 products from around the world.

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What is on the market: Located in the Over-The-Rhine Cultural Center, this five-bedroom, three-bathroom home is great for entertaining, featuring a 13-foot quartz countertop and a unique outdoor patio. Originally built in 1878, the property is one of the few remaining timber structures in the area. The listing indicates that the house is currently rented as an Airbnb with a gross monthly income of $ 9,000. He is listed to $ 849,000.

Kansas City, Missouri

Why people visit: Home to arguably some of the best barbecues in the country, the city also has world-class museums, a jazz scene just behind New Orleans, plenty of sports, and many and many a lot fountains – allegedly the most of any city in the world.

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What is on the market: This three bedroom, two bathroom home features vaulted ceilings, a recently added attic, screened-in back porch and large backyard. He is listed at $ 285,000.

Eugene, Oregon

Why people visit: Boasting world-class wine and an abundance of natural beauty, Eugene is known as one of the country’s most suitable for biking towns. It is also home to one of the state’s largest universities, making it a center of culture and innovation.

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What is on the market: This three bedroom, two bathroom home features vaulted ceilings with skylights, oak cabinets and a large wooden deck. Its proximity to the University of Oregon would make it a great short-term rental for visiting families. He is listed at $ 395,000.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Why people visit: Also known as the “City of Lakes” (it has 22), Minneapolis is ranked by top chefs as one of the best food towns in the world – and that’s not a typo. It (beware, NYC) is also known for having one of the best live music stages in the country. If none of this suits you, there is always the Mall of America …

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What is on the market: This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in the heart of South Minneapolis features polished concrete floors, high ceilings, and large windows with panoramic views. He is listed to $ 259,000.

Lincoln, Nebraska

Why people visit: Lincoln art and nightlife are exactly what you hoped for in a capital that’s also a big college town, and it has a booming craft beer scene.

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What is on the market: This 1920s two-bedroom, three-bathroom home features elaborate brickwork and original built-in features, an updated kitchen with a dining area, as well as a fireplace and treehouse. It is located within a 15-minute drive of the University of Nebraska and listed to $ 365,000.

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