Find the best place to stay — Shenandoah Valley

Where to stay around Shenandoah Valley?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,423 holiday lettings near Shenandoah Valley. From 599 houses to 336 cabins, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Shenandoah Valley area.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pennsylvania: 4,762 holiday homes
  • Maryland: 5,898 holiday homes
  • E-01: 69 holiday homes
  • F-01: 55 holiday homes
  • C-01: 57 holiday homes

HomeAway 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:

  • Luray: 258 holiday lettings
  • Charlottesville: 258 holiday lettings
  • Lost River: 27 holiday lettings
  • Moneta: 431 holiday lettings
  • Roanoke: 26 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:

  • Eagle's Nest Airport (W13): 380 self catering accommodations
  • Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD): 238 self catering accommodations
  • Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field (LYH): 77 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?

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

  • Cyrus McCormick's Farm: 373 holiday rentals
  • Rotunda: 223 holiday rentals
  • Barns of Rose Hill: 108 holiday rentals
  • Back Home on the Farm: 237 holiday rentals
  • The Shenvalee Golf Course: 404 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shenandoah Valley 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 apartment or holiday rental in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia your home away from home

The Shenandoah Valley sits between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachians and is not only a geographical area but also a distinct cultural region. It is a popular area for hiking and tourism during the summer with plenty of outdoor activities and historic places to visit from a Shenandoah Valley log cabin.

Things to Do in the Shendandoah Valley, Virginia

Shenandoah Valley offers a host of outdoor activities and things to do. Hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fishing, photography, bird spotting, wildlife, ATVing, kayaking and other outdoor activities can all be enjoyed in splendid surroundings. The Shandandoah National Park has 500 miles of hiking trails along with historic sites and opportunities for horseback rides. Ranger–led programs offer interesting hikes and opportunities to learn more about the area. The Shenandoah Valley has several cave systems in its limestone “karst” hills. Luray Caverns, Skyline Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns (which has an elevator!) and Grand Caverns offer guided tours through the series of interconnecting caverns showing the amazing natural formations, such as stalactites and stalagmites.

Places to Visit Around the Shendandoah Valley

During the autumn season the Shenandoah Valley is ablaze with fall colour as the leaves on the trees change to vivid reds, gold and orange. Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway, is a particularly lovely place for a scenic drive. For those interested in history there are 14 historic Civil War Battlefields to visit including sites at Winchester, Front Royal and Kernstown. Lexington and Roanoke are both worth visiting on a day out from your Shenandoah Valley holiday rental. Lexington’s historic charm has led to it being used as a film location for many films and Roanoke has some excellent museums.

Weather in the Shendandoah Valley, USA

Shenandoah Valley holiday rentals enjoy a diverse climate depending upon their particular altitude and location. In general Shenandoah National Park has hot damp summers and cold showery winters. In July average daily temperatures reach 31°C (88°F) and from December through February the daytime highs reach 8°C (46°F) with overnight temperatures below freezing. The area has rainfall throughout the year peaking in May. It may fall as snow during the colder months.

Travel to the Shendandoah Valley, Virginia

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in the Shenandoah Valley is Shenandoah Valley Regional (SHD) Airport located 13 miles from Harrisonburg, VA or Charlottesville-Albemarle (CHO) Airport which has domestic flights from New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta and Philadelphia airports. International and long-distance travellers should use Washington Dulles International (IAD) Airport or Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) Airport, 50-70 miles away respectively. A hire car is recommended for visiting the Shenandoah Valley area which is easy to reach from Washington D.C. along the US-50.

Attractions in and around Shenandoah Valley

Looking for places to see while you're in Shenandoah Valley? Local attractions include Mill Mountain Zoo. Don't miss landmarks such as Monticello and Rotunda, and unique cultural highlights such as Virginia Discovery Museum and Harrison Museum of African-American Culture. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Luray Caverns, Gypsy Hill Park and Wilson Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at Downtown Mall. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campuses of University of Virginia and Mary Baldwin College. Don't forget to buy tickets if you plan to attend a game or event at Scott Stadium. Fun activities in the city include Cross Keys Vineyards, Bluestone Vineyard and Veritas Vineyard and Winery.