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Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Petersburg

Come and experience Petersburg and its churches, history and architecture. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and museums, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Petersburg

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Petersburg has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swaders Sports Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Dogwood Trace Golf Course (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Hatcher's Run Battlefield (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Iron Bridge Sports Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petersburg

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Petersburg is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pamplin Historical Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Point of Rocks Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Hatcher's Run Battlefield (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • General Grant's HQ at City Point (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Petersburg

Fly into Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Petersburg Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Petersburg?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Petersburg. From 7 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 Petersburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Petersburg?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available
  • Boats: 2 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 11 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.