Destination guide

Travel to historic Smithfield

Take a vacation to Smithfield and enjoy the area's architecture, churches and history. This city's live music, island views and soccer games draw many visitors. Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 and around Smithfield

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Smithfield a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Water Country USA (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Riverfront Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Williamsburg Winery (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Greensprings Greenway Interpretative Trail (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Smithfield

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Smithfield is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carrollton Nike Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Huntington Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • King-Lincoln Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Newport News Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Jamestown Island (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Smithfield

Fly into Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 25.9 mi (41.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Smithfield?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 149 vacation rentals near Smithfield. From 46 Houses to 32 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 Smithfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • St. Luke's Church: 178 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Castle Park: 143 vacation rentals
  • Smithfield and Isle of Wight Visitor Center: 106 vacation rentals
  • Fort Huger: 497 vacation rentals
  • Fort Boykin: 484 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Smithfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Smithfield include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Smithfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 80 vacation rentals with pool available in Smithfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.