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Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Ghent

Experience the unique character of Ghent with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city is romantic and scenic, recognized for its skiing, snowboarding and sporting events. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ghent

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Ghent has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Winterplace Ski Resort (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Someplace Special Gem Mine (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Grandview Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Briar Patch Golf Course (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Ghent

Travelers enjoy Ghent for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, December, March or April, when snowfall averages 7.01 inches and temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ghent

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ghent is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Beaver State Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Sandstone Falls (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Bluestone Wildlife Management Area (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Summit National Scout Reserve (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ghent

Fly into Beckley, WV (BKW-Raleigh County Memorial), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ghent?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals near Ghent. From 11 Cabins to 9 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ghent for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cabins in Ghent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Cabins in Ghent. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ghent include:

  • Houses: 9 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ghent?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Ghent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.