Where to stay around Shenandoah Valley?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,463 holiday lettings near Shenandoah Valley. From 625 Houses to 428 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: 4,877 holiday homes
  • Maryland: 5,912 holiday homes
  • E-01: 74 holiday homes
  • F-01: 60 holiday homes
  • C-01: 61 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: 256 holiday lettings
  • Charlottesville: 257 holiday lettings
  • Moneta: 428 holiday lettings
  • Lost River: 27 holiday lettings
  • Roanoke: 32 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): 383 self catering accommodations
  • Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD): 223 self catering accommodations
  • Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field (LYH): 78 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: 381 holiday rentals
  • Rotunda: 233 holiday rentals
  • Barns of Rose Hill: 111 holiday rentals
  • Back Home on the Farm: 222 holiday rentals
  • The Shenvalee Golf Course: 403 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.

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)

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)