Where to stay around Smith Mountain Lake?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 400 holiday lettings near Smith Mountain Lake. From 257 Houses to 79 Flats, 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 Smith Mountain Lake is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Smith Mountain Lake?

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

  • Shenandoah Valley: 1,440 holiday homes
  • Moneta: 373 holiday homes
  • Roanoke: 434 holiday homes
  • Windsor Hills: 18 holiday homes
  • Peaks: 129 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Smith Mountain Lake! 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 Smith Mountain Lake?

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

  • Moneta: 373 holiday lettings
  • Roanoke: 434 holiday lettings
  • Bedford: 410 holiday lettings
  • Huddleston: 341 holiday lettings
  • Hollins: 18 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Smith Mountain Lake?

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

  • Valley View Mall: 74 holiday rentals
  • Hopkins Planetarium: 121 holiday rentals
  • Bower Center for the Arts: 313 holiday rentals
  • Altavista Town Hall: 282 holiday rentals
  • Read Mountain Preserve: 111 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Smith Mountain Lake 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 holiday rental, home, or cottage in Smith Mountain Lake Area, USA your home away from home

Anyone looking for a beautiful holiday destination in the United States of America should stay at the Smith Mountain Lake Area in Virginia. This lovely scenic location offers lots for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, lodges, cabins, chalets and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Smith Mountain Lake Area, USA

The 20,600 acre Smith Mountain Lake has 500 miles of shoreline offers a large number of fantastic activities. For example there are excellent watersports available here such as swimming, power boating, canoeing, fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, sailing, parasailing and wakeboarding. The shoreline offers wonderful views of the mountains and is best explored by hiking. There are some excellent golf courses for holidaymakers to choose from in the area including 18 holes at Mariner’s Landing, Sycamore Ridge and The Westlake as well as a few miniature golf courses. Other popular activities here include climbing, scenic driving and horseback riding. Visitors will find lots of excellent restaurants and bars serving a wide variety of dishes in the area. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy provisions from local stores and markets.

Places to visit on holiday to Smith Mountain Lake Area, USA

Holidaymakers will find so many wonderful places to visit in the area including the Smith Mountain Lake State Park and Franklin County’s Smith Mountain Lake Park. The Smith Mountain Dam Visitor’s Centre is popular with visitors, who enjoy the exhibits and audio-visual presentations. An interesting site well worth a visit is the Booker T. Washington National Monument, which includes preserved plantation buildings, slave quarters and other buildings from the 19th century. About 30 minute’s drive north of the lake is the National D-Day Memorial, which offers a moving tribute to the sacrifice of allied forces in 1944.

Weather in Smith Mountain Lake Area, USA

The weather is hottest in June, July and August with average air temperatures of about 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January when the average air temperature is 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Officially the hurricane season extends from June to November, but years may pass without this area being impacted by hurricanes. Rainfall is spread fairly evenly throughout the year with the wettest months usually August and September with 6 to 6.5 inches per month.

Travel to Smith Mountain Lake Area, USA

Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) is just over an hour’s drive from the Smith Mountain Lake Area. Flights arrive here from a few major U.S airports including Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), New York-LaGuardia (LGA) and Philadelphia (PHL) amongst others. Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National/Alamo are car rental firms located on the first floor of the airport terminal. Overseas visitors can fly to Charlotte International Airport (CLT) and get a connecting flight to Asheville Area. Flights arrive at Charlotte from Frankfurt (FRA), London-Gatwick (LGW), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) as well as many major U.S airports.