Press Release



Miami, FL, September 18, 2008 —Fall is upon us. Which means this is the perfect time to gather some friends and rent a house for a foliage-viewing weekend in the mountains. With, renting the house is fast, easy and affordable. This online vacation rental directory that connects travelers with property owners has a huge selection of mountain getaways in spectacularly colorful settings that can cost as little as $16 per person, per night.

What's more, Rentalo's new website design gives complete information-description, map, contact, availability-about each rental property, as well as a photo slide show. Travelers can complete an easy—to—use inquiry form used to contact property owners and then sit back and wait for competing offers. If traveling with a group of friends, they can even send a link by clicking the "Send to a Friend" button, so that everyone can see the property. Among the vacation rentals available this fall in prime foliage—viewing destinations are:

Little Brook House, Ludlow, Vermont — $225 per night

This spacious five-bedroom Green Mountain retreat is close to beautiful Echo Lake and Okemo and Killington Mountains, which are splashed with the scarlet hues of sugar maple trees. It is also not far from what is arguably the prettiest village in New England-Woodstock-which has wonderful shops and restaurants. There's a fireplace in the living room and a hot tub on the deck. Until November 13 the nightly rate on weekends is $225, with a minimum of two nights. For information:

Masters House, Petoskey, Michigan — $95 per night

The lovely community of Walloon Lake, just outside Petoskey, is surrounded by thousands of acres of state forest where guests will find wildlife and birds as well as brightly—colored foliage and several species of exotic mushrooms. The magnificent 1920s Masters House has spectacular views of Springbrook Valley and Challenge Mountain, not to mention a large screened-in front porch, six bedrooms and three baths. Until December 7 the nightly price on weekends is $95, with a minimum stay of one night. For information:

Pine Mountain Lake Cabin, Yosemite, California — $150 per night

With two decks overlooking wooded mountains, guests in this beautiful three—bedroom, two—bath house will have a fine view of colorful dogwoods and other trees, as well as the deer that wander on the property. They can also sail and fish on the lake and take day trips to Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows and Lake Don Pedro. The house is equipped with a 32" TV, VCR and DVD player and satellite web access. The nightly price on weekends is $150 with a minimum of two nights. For information:

Grand View Lodge, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina — $195 per night

This brand new, luxurious cabin with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains has three large queen suites, each with its own bath and access to outside porches. It is in a lovely rural setting, perfect for exploring Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls, Linville Caverns and the Blue Ridge Parkway, but close to Asheville and other metropolitan areas. Until September 30 the nightly weekend rate is $175; after October 1 it's $195. For information:

"Rentalo is unique among vacation rental directories and hotel reservation sites, since its comprehensive inventory appeals to both leisure and business travelers," says president Alfredo Purrinos. Its inventory of some 120,000 properties in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean and around the world includes hotels, inns, lodges and bed and breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas, condos and apartments. To book an affordable vacation rental with views of colorful fall foliage, log onto www.

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