Destination guide

Travel to historical Emory

Take a holiday to Emory and enjoy the area's architecture, monuments and history. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Emory

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Emory a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Scenic View Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Emory

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Emory is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Virginia Creeper Trail Abingdon (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Damascus (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Cedar Creek Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Hungry Mother State Park (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Emory

The nearest airport is in Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), which is 37.9 mi (60.9 km) away.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Emory?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Emory. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Emory and Henry College: 66 holiday lettings
  • Hungry Mother State Park: 27 holiday lettings
  • Bristol Caverns: 174 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Creeper Trail: 404 holiday lettings
  • Cedar Creek Park: 33 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Emory listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Emory?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Emory. Our other popular types of Emory holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Emory?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Emory. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.