Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Sandston

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sandston. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. St. John's Episcopal Church and Edgar Allan Poe Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Sandston

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sandston has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Malvern Hill Battlefield Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Capitol Square (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Blue Bee Cider (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sandston

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandston is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Dorey Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Cold Harbor Battlefield Park - Garthright House (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Malvern Hill Battlefield Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sandston

The nearest airport is in Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sandston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 90 vacation rentals near Sandston. From 47 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sandston?

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 Sandston:

  • Downtown: 26 vacation rentals
  • Fan District: 28 vacation rentals
  • Northside: 29 vacation rentals
  • Church Hill: 18 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 18 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sandston?

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

  • Virginia Aviation Museum: 112 vacation rentals
  • Seven Pines National Cemetery: 113 vacation rentals
  • Ft Lee Virginia: 22 vacation rentals
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 105 vacation rentals
  • 1708 Gallery: 105 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 47 Houses in Sandston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sandston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Sandston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Sandston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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