Destination guide

The majestic setting of Damascus is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Damascus. Travelers to this romantic city praise the hiking, biking and mountain views. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Damascus a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Damascus

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Damascus

Fly into Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center. 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 278 holiday lettings near Damascus. From 167 Cabins to 167 Cottages, 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Damascus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Damascus. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Virginia Creeper Trail: 414 holiday lettings
  • Hungry Mother State Park: 29 holiday lettings
  • New River State Park: 443 holiday lettings
  • The Virginian Golf Club: 137 holiday lettings
  • Jefferson Landing: 581 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Damascus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Damascus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 167 Cabins in Damascus. Our other popular types of Damascus holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 167 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 11 holiday homes with pool available in Damascus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.