Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Shenandoah Valley

Enjoy the area's wineries, history and live music with a rental holiday home in Shenandoah Valley. Well known for its university setting, mountain views and restaurants, this scenic city won't disappoint. Virginia Discovery Museum, Harrison Museum of African-American Culture and Science Museum of Western Virginia are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Shenandoah Valley

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Shenandoah Valley a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cross Keys Vineyards (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Wildlife Center of Virginia (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Bluestone Vineyard (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Rockingham Fairgrounds (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Valley Road Vineyards (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Shenandoah Valley

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 Shenandoah Valley. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gypsy Hill Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Betsy Bell Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Montgomery Hall Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Viette's Gardens (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Grand Caverns (11.8 mi / 19 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Shenandoah Valley

Fly into Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), which is 32.4 mi (52.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Staunton Station, Charlottesville Station and Clifton Forge Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shenandoah Valley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,746 holiday lettings around Shenandoah Valley. From 444 cabins to 444 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Shenandoah Valley?

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

  • Fort Valley: 216 holiday homes
  • Deep Creek Lake: 1,161 holiday homes
  • Wardensville: 68 holiday homes
  • McHenry: 1,145 holiday homes
  • Stanley: 506 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Shenandoah Valley! 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 Shenandoah Valley?

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

  • Fort Valley: 216 holiday lettings
  • Wardensville: 68 holiday lettings
  • McHenry: 1,145 holiday lettings
  • Stanley: 506 holiday lettings
  • Mercersburg: 56 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 Shenandoah Valley?

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 Shenandoah Valley are:

  • Front Royal, VA (FRR-Front Royal - Warren County): 187 self catering accommodations
  • Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field (LYH): 115 self catering accommodations
  • Morgantown Municipal Walter L Bill Hart Field (MGW): 24 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 Shenandoah Valley? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Shenandoah Valley. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mid-Lothian Mines Park: 213 holiday rentals
  • Monongahela National Forest: 394 holiday rentals
  • Mountaineer Field: 16 holiday rentals
  • Showtimers Community Theatre: 70 holiday rentals
  • Rotunda: 258 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shenandoah Valley listed on 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.

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