Cameron Herget

Cameron Herget

As Brand Media Producer, Cameron crafts engaging content for emails, socials, and the Atlas blog, showcasing her versatility as a skilled writer and digital marketer. With her creative flair and strategic approach, she seamlessly blends captivating visuals and compelling narratives to bring AvantStay's brand to life in the digital realm.


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AvantStay Employee Spotlight: Jack Tuggle, CX Manager

September 28, 2023

Name John (Jack) Tuggle Where are you based? Los Angeles, CA Job Title CX Manager How long have you worked at AvantStay? 1.5 years How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? My role is in a very unique area in the company. I work with all …

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The Ultimate Guide to 8-Bedroom Luxury Vacation Rentals

September 20, 2023

In the world of travel, few experiences can match the sheer delight of being able to host your nearest and dearest under one roof. Whether it’s for a much-needed family reunion, a fantastic 50th birthday party, or an epic bachelorette, there’s something truly special about having an expansive vacation rental for your group. This is …

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Run Wild: The 8 Best Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals with Fenced-In Yards

September 15, 2023

Find yourself dreaming about the perfect getaway? The kind of vacation where you can let your hair down (or fur, in your pet’s case) and run wild without a care in the world? Picture this: You and your fur baby frolicking in a lush backyard, chasing tennis balls, rolling in the grass, all while staying …


Dine Like a Local: 21 Best Restaurants in Austin, TX

August 02, 2023

Looking for the best restaurants in ATX? Let’s taco ‘bout it (breakfast tacos, specifically). Whether you’re visiting for the first time or just want to spice up your dining experience at home, you’re entering a foodie’s heaven here. From someone who used to be an Austin local (expat if you will), this lineup is filled …


Ask the Expert Series: Onboarding

August 02, 2023

How do we turn a vacation rental from average to an AvantStay? In our Ask the Expert series, we sit down with different members of the AvantStay team to learn just that.  We asked our Product Manager II, Lina Nguyen, about the process of onboarding homes, what it’s like working with homeowners and more. 1. …

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AvantStay Employee Spotlight: Brooke Hamrick, Marketing Coordinator

July 28, 2023

Name Brooke Hamrick Where are you based? Los Angeles, CA Job Title Marketing Coordinator How long have you worked at AvantStay? 2.5 years How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? I am responsible for coordinating any marketing needs across different departments. That includes things like providing …

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What to Do and Where to Stay: 10 Best Bachelorette Stays in Nashville

June 30, 2023

So it’s planning time for your last rodeo, huh? You came to the right place. No matter what your I Do Crew has in mind for your big weekend, we’ve got you covered in this guide of the best places to stay and where to play during your Nash bach party. Let’s go, girls.  What …

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AvantStay Spotlight: Nina Groebe, Area Manager

June 21, 2023

Name Nina Groebe Where are you based? Vail, Colorado Job Title Area Manager- Breckenridge & Vail How long have you worked at AvantStay? I have been with AvantStay for a little over a year now! How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? I am responsible for …


Ask the Expert Series: Photography

June 12, 2023

How do we turn a vacation rental from average to an AvantStay? In our Ask the Expert series, we sit down with different members of the AvantStay team to learn just that.  We asked our Senior Photo Retoucher, Lindsey Averill, best practices for photographing your home, biggest photography mistakes made in home listings and more. …

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8 Best Vacation Rentals with the Most Unique Amenities

June 09, 2023

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no—it’s an AvantStay!  If you’re tired of the same old travel experience and crave something exceptional, you’re in the right place. In this blog, we’ll take you on a virtual tour of unique vacation rentals that go above and beyond, offering a myriad of unique amenities that will leave …


Ask the Expert Series: Revenue Management

June 05, 2023

How do we turn a vacation rental from average to an AvantStay? In our Ask the Expert series, we sit down with different members of the AvantStay team to learn just that.  We asked our Revenue Analyst, Matt Murphey, what it’s like pricing a vacation rental, best booking practices and more. Let’s dive in! 1. …


AvantStay Q+A | Austin, TX Homeowner

May 31, 2023

We spoke to the owner of our Austin home, Dawson, and asked all about his experience owning a property with AvantStay. Let’s dive in! Why did you choose AvantStay? I loved the income potential for my property with short term rentals. I’d had a property manager before but they were still making it to where …

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AvantStay Spotlight: Mikal Smith, Director of People and Talent

May 26, 2023

Name Mikal Smith Where are you based? Miami, FL Job Title Director, People & Talent How long have you worked at AvantStay? 1 year, 5 months How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? I help build the systems and processes to keep employees engaged! How do …

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6 Best Vacation Rentals with Pickleball Courts

May 11, 2023

Consider yourself a heavy dink-er? 2022 proved that you either like pickleball or you’re wrong. With the addition of pickleball courts in 6 of our homes, we figured it’s time we give these courts their shining moment… since we already gave our homes with private tennis courts theirs.  Grab your racquet—it’s game on. 1. Olivano …

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Ask the Expert Series: Interior Design

May 10, 2023

How do we turn a vacation rental from average to an AvantStay? In our Ask the Expert series, we sit down with different members of the AvantStay team to learn just that. For our first installment of the series, we take a look into how AvantStay transforms vacation rentals with award-winning design services. We asked …

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Best of the Fest – Our Fave Guests from Coachella & Stagecoach 2023

May 01, 2023

Coachella & Stagecoach – you were on fire this year. A handful of our favorite brands set up activations at our vacation homes and invited some of the hottest celebs and influencers currently gracing our FYPs. Take a look inside our star-studded homes and you’ll see proof of why your fave brands know to have …

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The Best 12 Vacation Rentals Near National Parks

April 14, 2023

Grab your boots, besties, we’re going hiking. If you’ve been meaning to cross some of our nation’s great parks off your bucket list, let this be your sign to do it. From Joshua Tree National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains, we’ve got vacation homes next to all things outdoors. Ready to explore? Let’s go! …

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AvantStay Spotlight: Jesse Miano, CRM Manager

April 11, 2023

Where are you based? Boston, MA Job Title: CRM Manager Ok now… what does that stand for? CRM stands for “Customer Relationship Management,” but not in the way you may think. I don’t actually have any direct conversations with our customers. I’m more of a behind-the-scenes relationship builder. Some may also refer to my role …

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8 Best Vacation Rentals with Private Infinity Pools

April 07, 2023

Ready to make a splash? If you’re ISO of the ultimate decompression session, there’s nothing quite like a vacation rental complete with your very own infinity pool. Whether you’re looking to escape your everyday life or just want to spruce up your IG feed, these AvantStays with infinity pools are the perfect place to do …

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AvantAuction: All the Best of What’s Left Behind

March 31, 2023

If you can believe it, these items truly were left at our homes. We’re happy to report that most of them were claimed and returned to their owners – even the family dog that we absolutely got emotionally attached to.  Here’s all the tea on these (un)forgettable items, straight from the source (our area managers). …

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The Best Places to Visit This May

March 31, 2023

Can’t believe it’s almost May? Same here. With flowers blooming and spring in full force, we’ve decided to round up the hottest (and coolest) destinations for you and your crew to check out. Whether you’re celebrating a family member’s graduation, an engagement, or just simply need a vacay ASAP, we’ve got you covered with this …

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AvantStay Spotlight: Silvia Lundgren, Product Manager I

March 29, 2023

Name: Silvia Lundgren Where are you based? Santa Monica, CA Job Title: Product Manager I How long have you worked at AvantStay? A year and a half (since Nov 2021) How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? As a Product Manager, I prioritize and launch product …

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Pride Paradise! Where to Stay When You Attend Pride Parades

March 13, 2023

It’s Pride time! Let’s get to it with a super special list of all the best places to stay. Whether you’re attending your hometown’s pride parade, or are making a journey to a special city to see one, this round-up has all the stays to guarantee a rowdy and rockin’ Pride 2023, all the way …

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15 Best Vacation Homes with Indoor Pools

March 07, 2023

Looking for a vacation rental with a private indoor swimming pool? Look no further!  This year, skip the crowded public pools and high-priced hotel passes and opt for a secluded approach to swimming on vacation. We’ve rounded up 15 stunning vacation homes with private indoor pools that promise fun, relaxation, and plenty of room for …

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AvantStay Spotlight: Chandler Hurst, Event Planning Manager

February 21, 2023

Name: Chandler Hurst Where are you based? California Job Title: Event Planning Manager How long have you worked at AvantStay? 1 year How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? I work with our wedding reservations in the Coachella and Temecula markets! I am responsible for being …


Where to Stay During the Coachella Valley Music Festivals

February 10, 2023

Say farewell to pitching tents and try pitching an elevated stay to the crew this year for your trip to Coachella Valley, CA.  We’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs close to Empire Polo Field and its parties – all with unique vacation rental experiences you can’t get anywhere else, guaranteeing a top-of-the-line desert …

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The 7 Best Airbnbs to Stay at During SXSW 2023

February 06, 2023

Austin, Texas is known for its bustling nightlife, tasty tacos, and yes, South by Southwest (SXSW for those looking to add another acronym in their life). We’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs close to South Congress and its parties – all with unique vacation rental experiences you can’t get anywhere else, guaranteeing a …

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AvantStay Employee Spotlight – Franco Mannucci, Human Resource Business Partner

January 26, 2023

Name Franco Mannucci Where are you based? Bay Area, CA (San Jose specifically) Job Title Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) How long have you worked at AvantStay? Since March 28, 2022 How would you describe your job & responsibilities to someone who doesn’t work in your field? An HRBP is a strategic partner to company …

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AvantStay’s 2022 HERO’s of the Year

January 19, 2023

Here at AvantStay, we believe our employees deserve more recognition than just your traditional Employee of the Year – instead, we recognize our HERO’s. An AvantStay “HERO” is someone who is Hungry, Excellent, Resilient, and Open.  Earlier this month, we awarded five talented individuals from our team whose star-power really shined through last year. Please …

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The 12 Best Airbnbs for Watching This Year’s Super Bowl

January 12, 2023

We’re getting oh-so-close to the Big Game! Whether you’re just interested in The Puppy Bowl or actually can’t wait to see your team win, we’ve created a roundup with the best Airbnbs with private movie theaters for you to watch this year’s Super Bowl. Bring your best guac and we’ll bring the stays – these …

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Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your 2023 PTO

December 28, 2022

It’s the beginning of 2023, meaning your PTO days just hit the refresh button. If you’re like us, you want to make the most of your days off this year. In this article, we’ll dive into four of the most common amounts of days off and tell you exactly how to spend them – so …

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5 Best A-Frame Airbnb Vacation Rentals

December 28, 2022

A-frame homes are a style we will never grow tired of. There’s something about coming home to a cabin with vaulted ceilings, exposed roof beams, and a loft space – it just feels right. Whether you’re ISO a trip to a cabin for a friends’ reunion, a birthday, or simply to get away from it …

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AvantStay’s 2022 Year in Review

December 21, 2022

We know you’re a trendsetter but figured you’d like to see your year in travel anyway. Below we’ve gathered facts you’ll love about our guests, where you traveled with us and some of our fave moments from you in your vacation era.  Total Number of Guests  You have a lot of friends. 300,000 of you …

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7 Best Vacation Spots to Beat the Winter Blues

December 02, 2022

Seasonal depression back and worse than ever? We feel that. But this winter doesn’t have to be all bad. We’ve compiled our favorite destinations for you to escape the cold and spend your days soaking up the sun – because you deserve it! 1. Coachella Valley, CA Come to Casa Palmera in Coachella Valley for …

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10 Best Vacation Homes with Stunning Mountain Views

November 25, 2022

Here at AvantStay, we don’t think the good views should stop after your hike. We’re firm believers in staying at a vacation home that makes you feel on top of the world, day and night. In this roundup, you’ll get to see 10 of our favorite vacation homes with mountain views. Whether you’re looking for …

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The Best Vacation Rentals on Golf Courses – Luxury Rentals for Your Next Getaway

November 22, 2022

Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants? In case he got a hole in one! Okay, we promise to not be that cheesy, but with a topic like golf, it’s kind of hard to steer clear of the dad jokes. Whether you’re living your cart girl fantasy (no judgment), or genuinely like to …

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Best Ski-in/Ski-out Vacation Homes: Luxury Rentals for Your Ski-Town Stay

November 14, 2022

Breathe in, breathe out… Ski-in, ski-out! Nothing’s better than waking up, putting your gear on and heading directly outside to hit the slopes. After you spend the day getting your (ski) on,  kick back at a vacation home where you can have apres ski moments you’ll never forget. All vacation homes included here are within …


6 Best Austin Airbnb Alternatives

November 08, 2022

Austin, Texas is known for its bustling nightlife, tasty tacos, and plenty to do outside. Whether you’re ISO a trip here for warmer days, a girls’ getaway, or simply to see what all the fuss is about, we’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs in Austin – all with unique vacation rental experiences you …


5 Best Fort Lauderdale Airbnbs with Private Pools

October 28, 2022

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is known for its beaches, culture, and events. Whether you’re ISO a trip here for sunny days, a girls’ getaway, or simply to be in close proximity to Miami, we’ve come up with the best AvantStay Airbnbs in Fort Lauderdale – all complete with private pools so you get a top-of-the-line vacay. …


9 Best Vacation Rentals with Arcade and Game Rooms

October 24, 2022

Vacations are perfect for relaxing, enjoying happy hours, reading a good thriller, and catching up with old friends… until you’ve gotta bring the kids. While they can be harder to entertain, the kids will absolutely love these vacation homes with arcade rooms so you can just do you. Whether you’re looking for a vacation rental …


9 Best Vacation Homes with Basketball Courts

October 14, 2022

One thing about us: we’re firm believers that you should never have to leave your hobbies at home. That’s why we created this MVP roundup of vacation homes with private basketball courts – perfect for players that like to consider themselves sharpshooters, fanatics, and everything in between. 1. Burgundy – Temecula Burgundy is guaranteed to …


9 Best Friendsgiving Ideas for a Group Getaway

October 12, 2022

Thanksgiving, and therefore, Friendsgiving is right around the corner. Time to spend time with your chosen family! But don’t settle for your run-of-the-mill potluck this year. You’ve got a great friend group and you all deserve a pre-holiday celebration just as special as you are. Listed below are our 9 favorite ways to elevate your …


Find Your Dream Gourmet Kitchen Based on Your Vacation Style

October 11, 2022

Whether you’re on vacation and cooking for everyone, hosting a potluck, or hiring a private chef, we have a gourmet kitchen equipped with all the tools you’ll need for a great meal. From baking enthusiasts to full-time foodies – we promise to bring a culinary experience so good you’ll never have to worry about leaving …


The Best 10 Instagram-Worthy Spots in the Smokies

October 04, 2022

The Smoky Mountains have plenty to offer – from gorgeous hikes in Gatlinburg to sightseeing in Pigeon Forge, from sampling Tennessee moonshine to, of course, experiencing Dollywood. In this article, we’ll cover the best vacation homes to book for an IG-worthy photoshoot without even leaving the house. We do understand that you’ve got lots to …


The Best 8 Instagrammable Places in Scottsdale, AZ

September 22, 2022

Scottsdale has plenty to offer – from gorgeous hikes to stunning architecture, and of course, prickly pear margaritas. In this article, we’ll cover the best vacation homes to book for a proper photoshoot without even leaving the house. We do understand that you’ve got lots to see while you’re there, too, so we also included …


8 Best Game-Day Vacation Homes with Movie Theaters

September 20, 2022

It’s officially football season which means that you’re gonna want to have the best seat in the house once it’s time for the big games. Take a look at some of our favorite vacation homes that come with extra cozy movie theaters perfect for broadcasting game day on the largest screen possible so you can …


15 Mistakes Not to Make in Key West

September 16, 2022

If you’re looking to take a trip to the Conch Republic, you may be overwhelmed with options or just not know what to expect. Lucky for you, we’ve created a guide to help you make the right decisions throughout the entirety of your trip to Key West, FL. Booking with a Hotel or Small Rental …


Avantscope – Which City Should You Visit Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

August 31, 2022

Whoever told you not to base your travel plans on your astrology is… WRONG! Zodiacs have more to tell you than why you may act one way or another. Your sun sign can be a perfect indicator of where you’d feel most at home on a vacay. This article’s got everything you need to know …


Work from (Vacation) Home – AvantStay’s Best WFH Destinations

August 25, 2022

Working from home is so last year! Going forward, we vow to Work from Vacation Home. Whether you’re looking for a Zoom background to make your coworkers jealous, or need a clear space for a clear mind, this round-up includes some of our favorite WF(V)H spots where you can disconnect to reconnect, and hit that …


Cause a Racket – 7 Best Vacation Homes with Private Tennis Courts

August 25, 2022

Calling all future Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal—it’s time to make your way to your private tennis court and serve all season at these AvantStays. Whether you’re just out here serving looks, or you consider yourself a pro, these homes come complete with all you need to get your head in the game. Meet you …


24 Hours in Austin, TX – The Best Guide for Your Vacation to ATX!

August 23, 2022

Grab your cowboy boots and head down south – it’s time for a trip to Austin! Whether it’s your first time in ATX or you’re a seasoned Texas traveler, my 24-hour guide has got all you need to get the full Tex-perience. As a newfound local, I can vouch that from the rivers, to the …


10 Best Instagrammable Places for You to Stay on Your Next Getaway

August 22, 2022

We all know that one person who still lives by the ruthless motto, “do it for the gram.” If you happen to be that person, even better. Here are our top 10 vacation homes and hotels to book when you’re looking for a way to fire up that IG feed. Oahu, HI We’re starting big …


10 Homes That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re in Europe

August 17, 2022

No passport required! These homes are meant for those who want to feel like they’ve traveled abroad, at a fraction of the cost. With features like Spanish architecture, Greek-like sculpture gardens, Italian kitchens, and more, this article comes complete with all you need for a budget-friendly/at-home European vacation. After all, it does seem like everyone …


10 Best Waterfront Homes Made for a Dreamy Summer Getaway

August 15, 2022

No shoes required. Put on that sandy-toes playlist and get ready for sun-filled days at these dreamy beach and oceanfront vacation homes.  Promenade – Destin, FL It’s all about what you make it, and here, you can make breakfast for up to 18 guests every morning with the blissed-out beach sunrise in the 30A. Add …


6 Best Vacation Homes With Outdoor Kitchens for Father’s Day Grilling

July 13, 2022

This article is full of Summer’s hottest dad jokes. Whether you’re planning a Father’s Day weekend getaway or reuniting with those “been-too-long” family members this summer, we’ve created a round-up of our top vacation rentals with outdoor kitchens. Family reunions are at the top of most Americans to-do lists this summer, so we can see …


7 Best Vacation Rentals with Water Slides: Slide into Summer

July 12, 2022

Truth be told, the desire to spend the day by the pool doesn’t just go away as you get older. Even better than your average backyard water game is the forever fun water slide. Pair that with an infinity pool and panoramic views of stunning scenery wherever you are – and you’re bound to win …


Best 10 Rentals with Pools for Soaking Up Your Summer Vacation

July 11, 2022

Summer’s here and the need to jump into an ice-cold pool has never been stronger. With record-breaking heat, the last thing you’d want to do on your annual vacay is to sit inside and wish you had a nice cool body of water. Lucky for you, these stays come with the coolest pools of all …


Best 6 Top-Dog Destinations for Your Next Getaway

July 05, 2022

Gearing up for a summer vacation? Your pup’s part of the family, so it’s only right they come on your vacation, too. Check out these hot (dog) vacation rentals you’re allowed to bring a furry friend or two along with. Malibu, CA For the dog who’s down to catch some waves.Cliffridge is a hilltop home …


6 Best Fire Pits – Perfect for Heating Things Up This Summer

June 30, 2022

It’s s’more season. What better way to satisfy that outdoors-itch than by glamping it up next to an oh-so-cozy fire pit with a view? Check out these 5 toasty terrains you should consider booking for your next weekend getaway. Moonshine – Coachella Valley, CA A real hole-in-one Coachella Valley getaway. This home in La Quinta, …


10 Best Cabins for that Much-Needed Summer Getaway

June 29, 2022

Take the road less traveled this summer and stay at one of AvantStay’s cabinesque homes, guaranteed to satisfy that long-lost nostalgia you have for summer camp. Our collection of woodsy properties  feature  hot tubs under the stars, al fresco dining experiences, and rustic vibes that will take you back to the good ol’ days around …


Best Palm Springs Boutique Hotels to Get Your Bach On

June 17, 2022

It’s Bach SZN. Time to bring the babes, booze, and bachelorette on over to these oh-so-exclusive boutique hotels in Palm Springs, CA. May we add, you can do full hotel buyouts at all of these stays – meaning you and the bride’s babes get a whole place to yourself, day and night. Do with this …

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