Destination guide

The exciting area of Big Meadows awaits your stay

The mountains, forests and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Big Meadows. This city's skyscrapers, hiking and restaurants attract many visitors, and its scenic and cosmopolitan location add to the charm. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Big Meadows

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Big Meadows a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wisteria Farm and Vineyard (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Jordan Hollow Stables (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Garden Maze at Luray Caverns (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Early Mountain Vineyards (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • The Shenvalee Golf Course (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Big Meadows

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Big Meadows is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Luray Caverns (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Dark Hollow Falls (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Bearfence Mountain (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Stony Man (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Swift Run Gap Entrance Shenandoah (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Thorton Gap Entrance Shenandoah (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Big Meadows

The nearest airport is in Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), located 25.9 mi (41.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Big Meadows?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 164 vacation rentals near Big Meadows. From 51 Houses to 3 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 Big Meadows for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Massanutten Water Park: 185 vacation rentals
  • Luray Caverns: 536 vacation rentals
  • Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park: 358 vacation rentals
  • Shenandoah Valley Flea Market: 459 vacation rentals
  • Luray Valley Museum: 373 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Big Meadows 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 Big Meadows?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 51 Houses in Big Meadows. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Big Meadows include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 83 rentals available
  • Cottages: 83 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 Big Meadows?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Big Meadows. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.