Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Vesuvius

The waterfalls and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Vesuvius. This city's shark watching, water park and restaurants draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Vesuvius

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Vesuvius a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rockbridge Vineyard (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wintergreen Resort (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Stoney Creek Golf Course (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • The Lexington Golf & Country Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Mountain Cove Vineyards (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Lovingston Winery (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vesuvius

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Vesuvius. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sherando Lake Recreation Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Goshen Pass Natural Area Preserve (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Alumni Memorial Field (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Boxerwood Gardens (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • George Washington National Forest (23 mi / 37.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Vesuvius

The nearest airport is in Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), located 29.5 mi (47.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hot Springs, VA (HSP-Ingalls Field), which is 34.9 mi (56.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Vesuvius?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 94 holiday lettings near Vesuvius. From 34 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vesuvius for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vesuvius?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vesuvius:

  • Chestnut Springs: 147 holiday homes
  • Treeloft: 117 holiday homes
  • Pedlars Edge: 97 holiday homes
  • Laurel Ridge: 115 holiday homes
  • Deer Springs: 147 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Vesuvius?

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

  • Cyrus McCormick's Farm: 419 holiday lettings
  • Staunton Station: 337 holiday lettings
  • Sweet Briar College: 85 holiday lettings
  • Boxerwood Gardens: 95 holiday lettings
  • Jones Memorial Library: 88 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Vesuvius. Our other popular types of Vesuvius holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 42 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 Vesuvius?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Vesuvius. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.