Destination guide

Travel to scenic Afton

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Afton. This city's mountain views, skyscrapers and camping attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Monticello and Scott Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Afton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Afton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Valley Road Vineyards (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Pollak Vineyards (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • DelFosse Vineyards and Winery (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Afton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Afton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Sherando Lake Recreation Area (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Viette's Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Betsy Bell Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Wilson Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Afton

The nearest airport is in Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), located 20.8 mi (33.5 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 23.3 mi (37.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Afton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 428 holiday lettings around Afton. From 156 flats & apartments to 35 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Afton?

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 Afton:

  • Venable: 33 holiday homes
  • North Downtown: 65 holiday homes
  • Fifeville: 39 holiday homes
  • Barracks Rugby: 23 holiday homes
  • Chestnut Springs: 160 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 Afton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Afton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swannanoa Palace: 515 holiday lettings
  • Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance: 526 holiday lettings
  • Ruby Canody Gallery: 636 holiday lettings
  • Silverback Distillery: 546 holiday lettings
  • Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery: 610 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Afton listed on 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 Flats in Afton?

Yes, of course. offers 156 Flats in Afton. Our other popular types of Afton holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 189 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Afton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 286 holiday homes with pool available in Afton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.