Where to stay around Central Virginia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,211 vacation rentals near Central Virginia. From 927 Houses to 580 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: 24,189 vacation rentals
  • Smith Mountain Lake: 398 vacation rentals
  • Lake Anna: 182 vacation rentals
  • Luray: 259 vacation rentals
  • Shenandoah Valley: 1,751 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:

  • Luray: 259 rentals
  • Moneta: 411 rentals
  • Huddleston: 376 rentals
  • Wintergreen: 347 rentals
  • Charlottesville: 428 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:

  • Roanoke Rapids, NC (RZZ-Halifax County): 122 vacation rentals
  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO): 257 vacation rentals
  • Front Royal, VA (FRR-Front Royal - Warren County): 171 vacation rentals

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

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)

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