Destination guide

The riverside setting of Colonial Heights is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Colonial Heights. This city is welcoming and trendy, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront. St. John's Episcopal Church and Edgar Allan Poe Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Colonial Heights

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Colonial Heights a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swaders Sports Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Dogwood Trace Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Iron Bridge Sports Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Hatcher's Run Battlefield (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colonial Heights

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colonial Heights is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Point of Rocks Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Pamplin Historical Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • General Grant's HQ at City Point (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Henricus Historical Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Colonial Heights

The nearest airport is in Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Colonial Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12 vacation rentals near Colonial Heights. From 7 Houses to 2 Boats, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Colonial Heights for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Colonial Heights?

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

  • Downtown: 20 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 15 vacation rentals
  • Fan District: 27 vacation rentals
  • Northside: 20 vacation rentals
  • Jackson Ward: 15 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Colonial Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Colonial Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colonial Heights include:

  • Boats: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Colonial Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 10 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Colonial Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.