Renting a reliable vacation home isn't easy.
And not just because there are a seemingly endless number of rental resources to turn to - everything from local sites that list a few condos to big listing services such as HomeAway.com and VRBO.com.
Forecasts of economic gloom don't faze Megan Eberz and her partners, owners of three restaurants at the Jersey Shore. The outlook appears to be a bit sunnier than for other places.
A condominium in Manhattan. A six-bedroom house with private pool and hot tub overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. A cozy cottage nestled in the mountains of Colorado.