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A bedroom in a Fort Bragg vacation property has a relaxed look. The rentals can be a wonderful place to stay, but they’re not for everybody. In fact, the trade-offs would crush some travelers — no industry standards, no promises from online sites that their ads are accurate, no bellhops, room service or on-site restaurants. But for others, it's like renting a little bit of serenity.
Chris Reynolds / Los Angeles Times
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