Raleigh is No. 2 most popular Airbnb destination in the US for Labor Day weekend

Raleigh is the second most popular Airbnb destination in the U.S. for Labor Day weekend, according to a study from Airbnb.

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Mountain Cabin in Town

Raleigh is the second most popular Airbnb destination in the U.S. for Labor Day weekend, according to a study from the company.

Hosting an Airbnb during Labor Day weekend in Raleigh can make you lots of money, the study shows.

Last year during Labor Day weekend, Airbnb hosts in Raleigh earned more than $170,000 total with a median payout of more than $460.

According to a survey of Airbnb hosts, 41% of them say they use Airbnb to help cover the rising cost of living.

"With so many getting away for the holiday, Labor Day is also an excellent time to consider hosting to earn extra income," said Haven Thorn, a spokesperson for Airbnb said in a release. "In fact, in 2021, Sept. 4 was the date with the largest number of check-ins at U.S. destinations."

The Triangle area has some unique Airbnbs that are still open for the weekend. Cohen said that most people don't book their trip on Airbnb until a week beforehand, so there's still time to book.

'Mountain Cabin in Town'

Still available to rent for Labor Day weekend is a classy, private cabin tucked in the woods in Wake Forest.
Mountain Cabin in Town

The A-frame style cabin has a private pool, gaming console, TV and internet. It's also not too far from the town of Wake Forest.

The secluded nature of the property still gives you that camping feel, without you having to sacrifice any of that comfort.

Mountain Cabin in Town

Bungalows and cottages galore

The Brew Hub - Five Points - Near Downtown

Downtown Raleigh is plentiful of historic cottages and bungalows available for rent this Labor Day weekend.

The Brew Hub - Five Points - Near Downtown
This Airbnb stay is walking distance to Raleigh's Five Points brew hub. With a screened in porch and firepit, this home for only $119 a night is a steal.
If you want to stay somewhere more elegant, check out this home right in the heart of downtown.
Beautiful New House steps away from Downtown
Live glamorously for one weekend with the spiral staircase, king-sized bed just walking distance from all the best Raleigh restaurants and bars.

Looking for something more adventurous? You could stay in this private studio cottage in downtown Raleigh for $135 a night.

Walk to downtown. Private stylish studio cottage.
The home in Raleigh's historic Boylan Heights is full of "cool furniture, art and amenities with its own parking and private entrance," according to the listing.