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20 best places to buy a vacation rental

Rented.com ranks the best — and worst — markets to buy a second home based on potential return on investment.


Not all vacation properties are an equally good investment. Rented.com has ranked the best - and worst - markets to buy a second home based on potential return on investment. The No. 1 best-performing location is Panama City Beach, Fla.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 2: Chicago.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 3: Napa, Calif.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 4: Tulsa.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 5: Memphis.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 6: Nashville.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 7: Killington, Vt.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 8: Seattle.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 9: Navarre, Fla.  Getty Images

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No. 10: Atlanta.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 11: Gatlinburg, Tenn.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 12: San Antonio.  Getty Images

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No. 13: Savannah, Ga.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 14: Destin, Fla.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 15: Biloxi, Miss.  Sean Pavone, Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 16: Pigeon Forge, Tenn.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 17: Kissimmee, Fla.  Getty Images

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No. 18: Corpus Christi, Texas.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 19: Cocoa Beach, Fla.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 20: Bryson City, N.C.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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At No. 5 on Rented.com's list of worst markets to buy a second home (and at No. 146 out of 150 overall) is Park City, Utah.  johnnya123, Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 147: Naples, Fla.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 148: Martha's Vineyard, Mass.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 149: Palo Alto, Calif.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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No. 150: Aspen, Colo.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

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