Huddleston self-catering vacation rentals are set in Virginia’s Roanoke Region, close to the well-known Smith Mountain Lake, a large reservoir surrounded by picturesque upland scenery and offering a host of options for outdoor recreation. The best time to be here is summer, when you can enjoy a variety of water sports, or land-based activities on the shore.
You could head for Huddleston self-catering accommodation to enjoy all kinds of water sports. The reservoir has 500 miles of shoreline to explore so boating is one of the most popular activities here. Motor boating and sailing are perhaps the most popular. The lake is also very popular with fishers – a variety of species can be found in large stocks in the waters here, including crappies, rock bass, redbreast sunfish, muskies, bluegills and channel catfish. There are numerous companies in the area offering both hire and purchase of fishing gear, as well as charter trips and expeditions to some of the best spots.
And if you’d like to let someone else take over then a range of tours are available on the lake, close to vacation rentals in Huddleston. Other water sports on offer at Smith Mountain Lake include paddleboating, tubing, parasailing and jet-skiing, while kayaking or canoeing would be a fantastic way to experience the beautiful scenery from the water.
Finally, there’s almost as much to enjoy on land around Huddleston vacation accommodation. If you’re a golf enthusiast then you’ll be able to make use of no fewer than four excellent courses – Mariner’s Landing, Water’s Edge, The Waterfront and Westlake. Each offers tremendous views of the shoreline and surrounding scenery.
The famous Blue Ridge Parkway runs by close to Huddleston self-catering vacation rentals, and is a 469 mile-long road taking in some of the best views that the Blue Ridge Mountain have to offer. Close by you could see the Roanoke River Gorge, Roanoke Valley and Roanoke Mountain, or stop by the town of Roanoke to visit its various attractions, which include an art museum and zoo.
The weather at Huddleston vacation accommodation is generally mild throughout the year. Summers bring war weather starting around late=May and lasting through to late-September, with temperatures reaching the high 20s at this time of year. Winters are far cooler, with chilly weather between December and February.
If you’re heading to Huddleston self-catering accommodation from the UK then you could fly to Washington-Dulles (IAD) from London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways before catching a connecting flight to nearby Roanoke (ROA) with United Express.