Long days of airport travel can be hectic, especially when vacationing with kids. Direct flights make your quick getaways so much easier, and the Austin airport offers a wide variety of them. It doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg to get out of the city, especially when traveling with a group of family or friends. We've rounded up our top four picks for direct flight destinations out of Austin.

Denver, CO

With so much to do in Denver, it can be hard to choose where to start. From exploring the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater to visiting one of the many breweries the city has to offer, there’s truly something for everyone. Vacationing in the Mile High City will bring you days full of sunshine and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

This 3-bedroom home in a quiet suburb close to downtown Denver sleeps up to six travelers. You'll want to nominate yourself as the designated chef upon seeing the custom fully equipped kitchen complete with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. There’s no doubt that this rental will become your new favorite home away from home.

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Atlanta, GA

Atlanta is a hot tourist destination with over 50 million visitors per year. This is due to its diverse selection of museums, world-class restaurants, festive nightlife, and rich history. Some of the city’s most popular attractions include the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

This 3-bedroom urban cottage is in a charming neighborhood within all the excitement of Atlanta. A short walk will take you to the Beltline, Krog Street Market, and the MLK National Historic Site. After a long day of exploring the city, cozy up with one of the many books in this vacation home.

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San Diego, CA

San Diego embodies laid-back California vibes, complete with a boardwalk, surfing, and delicious Mexican food. Traveling with kids? San Diego is one of the most popular family vacation destinations in the US.

Within walking distance to Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, this luxurious property will make your group feel right at home. The outdoor Zen garden features a grill, dining table, and hot tub for relaxation during your vacation. Previous guests rave about the comfortable beds and prime location that this home offers.

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Seattle, WA

Known as the Emerald City, Seattle has undergone an extraordinary transformation into the largest city in Washington State. With a surplus of public parks, beautiful waterfront views, and unique coffee shops on every corner, Seattle remains a top tourist destination in the US. Some must-see attractions include the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Chihuly Garden and Glass museum, and the Instagram-famous Gum Wall.

This fully renovated 2-bedroom apartment in Seattle will serve as the perfect home base for your next getaway. The open-concept layout is ideal for entertaining multiple guests, whether you’re traveling with family or friends. City Haven II has maintained an exceptional rating of five stars, providing travelers with everything they need to have a memorable trip.

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