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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.

    Very Good! 4/5
    (13 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 10
    House #4214225
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Apartment #471859vb
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        • 6 BR
        • 4 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 16
        House #885635vb
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          • 1 BR
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          • Sleeps 3
          Cottage #785986vb
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          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (81 reviews)
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 10
            Cottage #294014
            81
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #3640092
              81
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                Townhome #266802vb
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 10
                  House #1022036vb
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #1033144vb
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (33 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 12
                      House #3871786
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                      Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Townhome #4483165
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 7
                          Farmhouse #4325458
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (40 reviews)
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 12
                            House #347544
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                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (43 reviews)
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                              • 5 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 14
                              House #195927vb
                              43
                              Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (69 reviews)
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                                • 4 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Sleeps 12
                                Chalet #936855
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                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                  (15 reviews)
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                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Sleeps 14
                                  House #458151vb
                                  15
                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (42 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Cabin #483850vb
                                    42
                                    Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                      (28 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 10
                                      House #3772597
                                      28
                                      Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (43 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Chalet #3494706
                                        43
                                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 6 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 16
                                          Cabin #4443309
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                                            Good! 3.9/5
                                            (29 reviews)
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                                            • 5 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 14
                                            House #152478
                                            29
                                            Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (69 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              Cabin #442573vb
                                              69
                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (31 reviews)
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                House #300885vb
                                                31
                                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                  (37 reviews)
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                                                  • 7 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 18
                                                  House #152591
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                                                    Good! 3.8/5
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                    House #847298vb
                                                    4
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                      • 7 BR
                                                      • 4 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 18
                                                      House #55939vb
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                                                      Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #986523vb
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 14
                                                          House #4050022
                                                          10
                                                          Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                            House #3672055
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                                                              • 6 BR
                                                              • 4 BA
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                                                              House #142556vb
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                                                              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (33 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                House #66711vb
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                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (35 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Townhome #3865335
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                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                    Cabin #4051486
                                                                    9
                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                      House #3516742
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (72 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                                        House #3791543
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                                                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #855418vb
                                                                          7
                                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (5 reviews)
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                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 14
                                                                            House #3516738
                                                                            5
                                                                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 18
                                                                              House #975170vb
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                                                Chalet #645238vb
                                                                                15
                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                  (24 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  Condo #726875vb
                                                                                  24
                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (99 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                                    House #393797vb
                                                                                    99
                                                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (27 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cabin #125506
                                                                                      27
                                                                                      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (30 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 6 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 15
                                                                                        Cabin #855108vb
                                                                                        30
                                                                                        Viewed 81 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (43 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 6 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 20
                                                                                          House #903096
                                                                                          43
                                                                                          Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            House #377998vb
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #228109
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (34 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Cabin #427264vb
                                                                                                34
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (90 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                  Cabin #569605vb
                                                                                                  90
                                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (49 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Chalet #590710vb
                                                                                                    49
                                                                                                    Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 16
                                                                                                      House #127381
                                                                                                      20
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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