While gamers can spend hours in front a screen trying to make it to the next level, everyone needs a getaway at some point. 

Friday, Sept. 12 is National Video Games Day. To celebrate this high tech holiday, HomeAway.com is helping video game fans turn their favorite virtual worlds into reality. This list of one-of-a-kind rentals was inspired by classic video games-- from Mario Kart to Donkey Kong. Kids and their parents will definitely want to hole up in one of these fantasy destinations.  

But you won’t have to sacrifice all of your quarters to stay in one of these rentals – rates start at just $72 a night.