Where to stay around West Virginia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,247 holiday lettings near West Virginia. From 433 Houses to 246 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Virginia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in West Virginia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Soaring Eagle: 21 holiday homes
  • Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park: 94 holiday homes
  • Lost River: 27 holiday homes
  • Barns of Rose Hill: 111 holiday homes
  • Shepherdstown: 75 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in West Virginia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in West Virginia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in West Virginia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lost River: 27 holiday lettings
  • Shepherdstown: 75 holiday lettings
  • Peterstown: 20 holiday lettings
  • Berkeley Springs: 125 holiday lettings
  • Layland: 24 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to West Virginia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in West Virginia are:

  • Petersburg, WV (PGC-Grant County): 352 self catering accommodations
  • Morgantown Municipal Walter L Bill Hart Field (MGW): 16 self catering accommodations
  • Elkins Randolph Co Jennings Randolph Airport (EKN): 31 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in West Virginia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in West Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park: 94 holiday rentals
  • Barns of Rose Hill: 111 holiday rentals
  • For the Kids, By George Children's Museum: 164 holiday rentals
  • Thurmond Station: 99 holiday rentals
  • Ice House: 132 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Virginia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in West Virginia, USA your home away from home

The state of West Virginia is in northeastern USA within the Appalachian Mountain range. Its limestone karst geology has given the area cool trout lakes, dense forests and excellent cave systems. The highest point is Spruce Knob at 4,863 feet (1,482 metres) and like much of the state is covered in dense forest which is home to a huge range of wildlife.

Things to Do in West Virginia, USA

The Appalachian Mountains are a popular place for vacations rentals in West Virginia’s unspoilt natural beauty. Recreational caving (also known as spelunking), potholing, climbing, hiking, hunting and mountain biking can all be enjoyed by visitors. The gushing rivers and lakes are ideal for exciting activities such as whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing along with fishing. In winter, the higher elevations are ideal for skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and other winter sports. To discover more about West Virginia’s interesting history take a guided tour of historic Charleston.

Places to Visit Around West Virginia, USA

The Potomac Highlands in the northeast offer great West Virginia holiday rentals which are well located for skiing and caving along with visiting the state’s Civil War heritage sites. The southern part of West Virginia is popular for whitewater rafting adventures and has beautiful natural parks. Charleston, the state capital is in the Metro area to the southwest and is a cultural centre and popular destination for tourists. See the Capitol building with its dome covered in gold leaf, and tour the Cultural Center and the Governor’s Mansion. The town of Huntingdon on the Ohio River has a historic area of preserved antique buildings and a 52-acre site of Appalachian, American and European Art at the Museum of Art. Harper’s Ferry is a famous Civil War site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in West Virginia.

Weather in West Virginia, USA

Most of West Virginia has a humid continental climate with hot dry summers and cold winters, although it is cooler at any time of year at higher elevations. Average daytime temperatures range from 88°F (31°C) in summer to 45°F (7°C) in winter and below freezing overnight The lower eastern part of the state has less rainfall than the rest of the state and most rainfall occurs between April and September. The climate can be persistently cloudy. Those staying in holiday rentals in West Virginia during the winter will see plenty of snowfall with an average of 34 inches falling in Charleston and more on the higher mountains.

Travel to West Virginia, USA

West Virginia holiday rentals are accessible from Yeager (CRW) Airport in Charleston. It is served by Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and US Airways who between them offer 70 daily flights to 10 major cities. Air France also offers direct flights to West Virginia from various European cities.