HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in West Virginia, USA your home away from home

The state of West Virginia is in northeastern USA within the Appalachian Mountain range. Its limestone karst geology has given the area cool trout lakes, dense forests and excellent cave systems. The highest point is Spruce Knob at 4,863 feet (1,482 metres) and like much of the state is covered in dense forest which is home to a huge range of wildlife.

Things to Do in West Virginia, USA

The Appalachian Mountains are a popular place for vacations rentals in West Virginia’s unspoilt natural beauty. Recreational caving (also known as spelunking), potholing, climbing, hiking, hunting and mountain biking can all be enjoyed by visitors. The gushing rivers and lakes are ideal for exciting activities such as whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing along with fishing. In winter, the higher elevations are ideal for skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and other winter sports. To discover more about West Virginia’s interesting history take a guided tour of historic Charleston.

Places to Visit Around West Virginia, USA

The Potomac Highlands in the northeast offer great West Virginia holiday rentals which are well located for skiing and caving along with visiting the state’s Civil War heritage sites. The southern part of West Virginia is popular for whitewater rafting adventures and has beautiful natural parks. Charleston, the state capital is in the Metro area to the southwest and is a cultural centre and popular destination for tourists. See the Capitol building with its dome covered in gold leaf, and tour the Cultural Center and the Governor’s Mansion. The town of Huntingdon on the Ohio River has a historic area of preserved antique buildings and a 52-acre site of Appalachian, American and European Art at the Museum of Art. Harper’s Ferry is a famous Civil War site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in West Virginia.

Weather in West Virginia, USA

Most of West Virginia has a humid continental climate with hot dry summers and cold winters, although it is cooler at any time of year at higher elevations. Average daytime temperatures range from 88°F (31°C) in summer to 45°F (7°C) in winter and below freezing overnight The lower eastern part of the state has less rainfall than the rest of the state and most rainfall occurs between April and September. The climate can be persistently cloudy. Those staying in holiday rentals in West Virginia during the winter will see plenty of snowfall with an average of 34 inches falling in Charleston and more on the higher mountains.

Travel to West Virginia, USA

West Virginia holiday rentals are accessible from Yeager (CRW) Airport in Charleston. It is served by Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and US Airways who between them offer 70 daily flights to 10 major cities. Air France also offers direct flights to West Virginia from various European cities.

Favorite
    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (67 reviews)
    avg/night
    67
    Favorite
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (84 reviews)
      avg/night
      84
      Favorite
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (53 reviews)
        avg/night
        53
        Favorite
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (31 reviews)
          avg/night
          31
          Favorite
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (106 reviews)
            avg/night
            106
            Favorite
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (71 reviews)
              avg/night
              71
              Favorite
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (34 reviews)
                avg/night
                34
                Favorite
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (68 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  68
                  Favorite
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (75 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    75
                    Favorite
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (49 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      49
                      Favorite
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (56 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        56
                        Favorite
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (35 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          35
                          Favorite
                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                            (32 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            32
                            Favorite
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (36 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              36
                              Favorite
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (44 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                44
                                Favorite
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (21 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  21
                                  Favorite
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (15 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    15
                                    Favorite
                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                      (19 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      19
                                      Favorite
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (17 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        17
                                        Favorite
                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
                                          (35 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          35
                                          Favorite
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (45 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            45
                                            Favorite
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                              (37 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              37
                                              Favorite
                                                Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                (18 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                18
                                                Favorite
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (46 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  46
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (31 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    31
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (58 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      58
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (12 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        12
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (45 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          45
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (56 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            56
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (36 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              36
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (60 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                60
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  10
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (14 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    14
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                      (22 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      22
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (58 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        58
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (32 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          32
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                            (13 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            13
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (59 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              59
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (54 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                54
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (50 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  50
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (18 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    18
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (34 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      34
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                        (50 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        50
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (31 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          31
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (23 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            23
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (28 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              28
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (52 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                52
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (111 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  111
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (36 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    36
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (34 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      34