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6 Oscar-Inspired Vacation Homes in Time for the Academy Awards

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Apr 14, 2021
eFlyer Lead

The 2021 Academy Awards are around the corner, taking place April 25. Vacasa, an international vacation rental management company, has six swoon-worthy, Oscar-inspired vacation rental homes available.

Miss Lottie, inspired by Nomadland
In Nomadland, the main character’s journey takes her across the highways of the American west. This vintage RV park in Texas Hill Country gives guests a gateway to van life with additional amenities and the chance to build rapport with fellow guests.

Grass Valley Vacation, inspired by Mank
Mank tells the story of troubled screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz racing to finish Citizen Kane. Most of it is set at a remote ranch in Victorville, and this retreat in Lake Arrowhead, an hour away from where Mank wrote in real life, is ideal for penning your own masterpiece.

Mount Holly Home, inspired by Sound of Metal
Sound of Metal explores sound through a heavy-metal drummer, Ruben, who loses his hearing. This secluded vacation home looks like the rural New England farmhouse where Ruben spent much of his time in the movie.

Dufossat Street, inspired by Soul
Pixar’s hit shows Joe chasing his dream of becoming a jazz musician. While set in New York City, this vacation home is in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans. The historic rental puts you near Magazine Street, a streetcar ride away from jazz hot spots.

Caroline’s Cabin in the Woods, inspired by News of the World
In News of the World, a Civil War veteran who travels from town to town reading the news and bringing an orphaned child across the Texas desert. The sprawling landscape on view from this 150-year-old cabin provides a backdrop like in the movie.

Octopus Beach Den, inspired by My Octopus Teacher
This documentary followed the bond between a diver and an octopus in South Africa’s kelp forest. Located on Whidbey Island, near the giant Pacific octopus of Washington’s Puget Sound, this beachfront rental, with an octopus motif, puts you steps from the habitat of these intelligent creatures.

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