They're still boosting local economies. They're also contributing to rising home prices.
Locals who live near national parks, like Joshua Tree, are seeing more and more housing stock become lucrative short-term rentals.
Some locals are upset with tourists causing disruptions in normally quiet neighborhoods.
Luxury camping companies are seeing a spike in profits as vacationers look for an alternative to flying and hotels.
Vacation rental websites like Airbnb are providing much needed renovation funds for owners of historic châteaux.