Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Shenandoah Valley

Enjoy the area's wineries, history and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Shenandoah Valley. Well known for its university setting, mountain views and restaurants, this scenic city won't disappoint. Virginia Discovery Museum, Harrison Museum of African-American Culture and Science Museum of Western Virginia are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Shenandoah Valley

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Shenandoah Valley a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cross Keys Vineyards (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Wildlife Center of Virginia (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Bluestone Vineyard (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Rockingham Fairgrounds (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Valley Road Vineyards (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Shenandoah Valley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Shenandoah Valley. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gypsy Hill Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Betsy Bell Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Montgomery Hall Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Viette's Gardens (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Grand Caverns (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Shenandoah Valley

Fly into Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. 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 32.4 mi (52.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Staunton Station, Charlottesville Station and Clifton Forge Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Shenandoah Valley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,612 holiday lettings near Shenandoah Valley. From 438 Cabins to 438 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Shenandoah Valley area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Shenandoah Valley?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shenandoah Valley. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Massanutten Resort: 189 holiday homes
  • Hagerstown: 43 holiday homes
  • Manassas: 43 holiday homes
  • Whitetail Ski Resort: 162 holiday homes
  • Pennsylvania: 5,591 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Shenandoah Valley! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Shenandoah Valley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Shenandoah Valley with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hagerstown: 43 holiday lettings
  • Manassas: 43 holiday lettings
  • Marlinton: 457 holiday lettings
  • Covington: 112 holiday lettings
  • Richmond: 111 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Shenandoah Valley?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Shenandoah Valley are:

  • Winchester, VA (WGO-Winchester Regional): 62 self catering accommodations
  • Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB): 28 self catering accommodations
  • Gordonsville, VA (GVE-Gordonsville Municipal): 201 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.