Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Penhook

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Penhook. One of the city's many top draws is its boating. 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 Penhook

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Penhook a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tomahawk Mill Vineyard and Winery (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • The Zone (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penhook

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Penhook. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smith Mountain Lake (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Gilly's Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Richard P. Gravely Jr. Nature Preserve (23.7 mi / 38.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penhook

The nearest airport is in Danville, VA (DAN-Danville Regional), located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), which is 33 mi (53.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Penhook?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 398 holiday lettings around Penhook. From 256 houses to 78 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Penhook?

Skip the beach and stay lakeside instead! Sit back, find your chill and appreciate the views. HomeAway has 285 rental properties near lakes ready to be booked. Alternatively, you might like trying a different setting. HomeAway has a broad range of properties to choose from, including:

  • 189 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 184 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 178 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Penhook?

Wave goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you could ask for! There are 223 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £65 a night. If that doesn't suit your squad's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Condo: 79 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £68 per night.
  • Townhome: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Cottage: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £96 per night.

Can I stay in Penhook in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable escape is unwinding with your favourite people in a completely new place. If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. Currently, house holiday rentals are preferred for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 75 listed on our database. The rental property options that are on offer for large groups in the area include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 206 properties to rent suited to that size. Book a night for as little as £65.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 184 rental properties that are suitable. Prices begin at just £152 per night.
  • Looking for rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be happy to find out we have 82 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £191 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your cousins and all your friends to Penhook.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Penhook?

Bid farewell to dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Indulge in the flexibility of living like a local in an affordable holiday rental instead. Get a load of the diverse options available for you now on HomeAway. Securing a holiday rental in High Point is a simple way to avoid burning a hole in your wallet. HomeAway have 38 options and the average cost is £310 per night.