Destination guide

The historic city of Bedford awaits you

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bedford. Well known for its mountain views, hiking and restaurants, this relaxing city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Bedford

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bedford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bedford Welcome Center (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Falling Creek Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Peaks of Otter Winery (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • A Goode View Alpaca Farm (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Putt-Putt Fun Center (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Tiny Town Golf (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bedford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bedford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Falling Creek Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Virginia's Explore Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Read Mountain Preserve (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Natural Bridge Virginia (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bedford

The nearest airport is in Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), which is 24.8 mi (40 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bedford?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 412 vacation rentals near Bedford. From 43 Cottages to 43 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bedford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Bedford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Cottages in Bedford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bedford include:

  • Cabins: 43 rentals available
  • Houses: 237 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 43 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bedford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.