Where to stay around Central Virginia?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,144 vacation rentals near Central Virginia. From 912 Houses to 609 Hotels, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Virginia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Virginia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Virginia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Carolina: 24,041 vacation rentals
  • Smith Mountain Lake: 402 vacation rentals
  • Lake Anna: 183 vacation rentals
  • Shenandoah Valley: 1,684 vacation rentals
  • Charlottesville: 509 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central Virginia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Virginia?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Virginia:

  • Charlottesville: 509 rentals
  • Luray: 261 rentals
  • Richmond: 155 rentals
  • Massanutten: 198 rentals
  • Roanoke: 397 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Central Virginia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Central Virginia are:

  • Eagle's Nest Airport (W13): 393 vacation rentals
  • Roanoke Rapids, NC (RZZ-Halifax County): 121 vacation rentals
  • Front Royal, VA (FRR-Front Royal - Warren County): 173 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Virginia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Central Virginia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Luray Caverns: 401 rentals
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park: 267 rentals
  • Masanutten Ski Resort: 168 rentals
  • Kerr Lake Country Club: 26 rentals
  • Lake Anna State Park: 232 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Virginia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Travel to lively Central Virginia

The area's live music and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Central Virginia. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Virginia Discovery Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts or Children's Museum of Richmond. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Sightseeing in and around Central Virginia

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Central Virginia has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • The Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Spring Creek Wine Cellar (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Morefield Gem Mine (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)
  • Elk Island Winery (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Byrd Cellars Winery and Vineyard (29.2 mi / 47 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Central Virginia

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central Virginia is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Bear Creek Lake State Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Twin Lakes State Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Holliday Lake State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (24 mi / 38.7 km)
  • Nottoway Falls (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)