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4 New Ways to Vacation

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Hotels are so two years ago. Next time you're planning a vacation, check out these unique places (and until then, just picture yourself there.)

1. In a treehouse

The whole Swiss Family Robinson thing feels a little claustrophobic. (Stranded on a deserted island with nobody but your blood relations? No thanks.) But vacationing in a treehouse? Talk about the views! The warm breezes! The proximity to monkeys!

And luckily, there's now a slew of hotels and temporary rentals that cater to arboreal-loving travelers.

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Head over to PureWow's slideshow of crazy-cool treehouses you can actually stay in, from luxury tree hotels to exotic rustic bungalows.

2. In a castle

From Portugal to Ireland to South Africa, here are 13 castles you can actually vacation in.

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3. In a celeb's home

They're just like us! When they're tired, they sleep. When they're hungry, they shell peas. When they're having a bad hair day, they wear a hat. And when they need a little extra income, they rent out their crazy-amazing houses and vacation pads to boring schmoes like us.

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Check out these celebrity homes you can actually rent for vacation...and just try not to break any of Christie Brinkley's stuff while you're there, OK?

4. In a tent

Camping always seems like a good idea...until you consider the actual tent, sleeping bag and outhouse situation. Luckily, it's now easier than ever to sleep under the stars in style.

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This luxe resort on Montana's Blackfoot River is not your average sleepaway camp. Each of the private, high-design tents features jetted bathtubs and heated floors, not to mention butler and laundry service. (Starting at $2,000 a night)

Check out more luxurious camping trips here.