Destination guide

The majestic setting of Damascus is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Damascus. Travellers to this romantic city praise the hiking, cycling and mountain views. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Damascus

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Damascus a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Scenic View Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Red Tail Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Jefferson Landing (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Clear Creek Golf Club (25 mi / 40.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Damascus

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Damascus is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Virginia Creeper Damascus (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Abingdon (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Hungry Mother State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Ash County Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Mount Jefferson State Park (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)

Travelling to and around Damascus

Fly into Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), which is 42.6 mi (68.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Damascus?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 253 holiday lettings near Damascus. From 151 Cabins to 67 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Damascus is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cabins in Damascus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 151 Cabins in Damascus. Our other popular types of Damascus holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 151 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 151 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 Damascus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Damascus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.