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May the fourth be with you: Vacation in a Star Wars lookalike home

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Star Wars day is nearly here. That’s right, it’s almost May 4th, or May the fourth be with you. This is a very special day for Star Wars fans all over the world, as they pause to celebrate one of the most influential and popular film franchises to ever hit the big screen. If you are looking for some fun ways to celebrate Star Wars day, consider taking a vacation to a special home that is a perfect duplicate of one of your favorite locations from the films. Stay in a tree house just like Endor, or spend some time in a glass home sure to remind you of Cloud City. There are quite a few different places to rent that will make your dreams of living in the Star Wars universe one step closer to reality. The folks over at HomeAway.com have offered up a few suggestions of Star Wars-inspired homes just perfect for May the fourth, just don’t forget to pack your light saber.

Endor Inspiration
Endor Inspiration Labeled for reuse by junesix

Endor Inspiration

Those cuddly Ewoks call Endor home, filled with tree houses, lush greenery and plenty of fantasy. The Ewoks live high above the ground in these fabulous houses, and you can find similar accommodations closer than you might think.

Real-life Endor
Real-life Endor HomeAway.com

Real-life Endor

A trip to Costa Rica is perfect for Ewok-loving Endor fans, with tree houses to rent just like in Bright Tree Village. You, too, can stay for a few nights high above the ground in tree houses just like the Ewoks.

Real-life Endor
Real-life Endor HomeAway.com

Real-life Endor

These homes, all in Costa Rica, are a great similarity to Endor. While you are there, you can enjoy lots of fun activities, like zip lining through the jungle, or hiking through the forest. Keep an eye out for Ewoks!

Tatooine Inspiration
Tatooine Inspiration Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, 1977

Tatooine Inspiration

Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen’s House, Tatooine
Luke Skywalker grew up in Tatooine, with a harsh desert climate on the outer rim of the galaxy. A modest farmstead, it doesn’t seem like much of a vacation destination.

Real-life Tatooine
Real-life Tatooine HomeAway.com

Real-life Tatooine

HomeAway.com, however, found a very quirky lookalike that has a lot more than meets the eye. This rental is on the Egyptian Red Sea Coast and you can enjoy kite surfing, Turkish baths and golf among the many different amenities.

Cloud City Inspiration
Cloud City Inspiration Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, 1980

Cloud City Inspiration

Cloud City, Bespin
Lando Calrissian enjoyed floating high above the clouds of Bespin in Cloud City. This glass metropolis was a stylish home filled with sophisticated style.

Real-life Cloud City
Real-life Cloud City HomeAway.com

Real-life Cloud City

The real-world counterpart are these great penthouse rentals with breathtaking views of the London skyline, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows. With ultra-modern interiors, these rentals are a perfect counterpart to Calrissian’s home on Cloud City.

Millennium Falcon
Millennium Falcon Photo by elbragon/CC BY 2.0

Millennium Falcon

The Millennium Falcon
Ok, you probably won’t be able to find an actual spaceship to vacation in, but there are a couple of amazing homes that resemble the famous Millennium Falcon, and can help transport you to another galaxy – in your imagination, at least.

Real life Millennium Falcon
Real life Millennium Falcon HomeAway.com

Real life Millennium Falcon

Here are a couple of spots to rent in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Golden Bay, New Zealand. Each home has just enough whimsy and appeal to keep you flying across the galaxy all night long.

Real life Millenium Falcon
Real life Millenium Falcon HomeAway.com

Real life Millenium Falcon

Just imagine staying in this fantastic home, with it's sleek style and similar looks to the famous Millennium Falcon. Sweet dreams will come as you blast off to space every night.

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