Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Forest

The area's architecture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Forest. This city's camping, forests and hiking draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Forest

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Forest a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • A Goode View Alpaca Farm (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Putt-Putt Fun Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Tiny Town Golf (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • LaHaye Ice Center (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Falling Creek Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Amazement Square (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Forest

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Forest is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Falling Creek Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Natural Bridge Virginia (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Forest

The nearest airport is in Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Forest?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near Forest. From 52 Houses to 20 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 Forest for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest: 101 vacation rentals
  • Liberty University: 87 vacation rentals
  • Natural Bridge Virginia: 108 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Safari Park: 101 vacation rentals
  • Peaks of Otter Winery: 166 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Forest 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 Forest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Forest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Forest include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 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 Forest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Forest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.