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Recent Central Virginia reviews

  • It is as amazing as it looks!

    "Our extended family stayed at STTP for our annual family reunion for the last two years. Yes, it has a basketball court, tennis court, football field (really), golf green, pier and boathouse, rafts, kayaks, a beautiful house, and it is so private you feel like you own the entire lake. The property is an entire penninsula, immaculately kept. We brought two 14 ft. Laser sailboats that we just rigged up and left on the beach, so anyone could just jump in and go. We rented a pontoon boat also, and took fishing and tubing expeditions. We have kids from 3 to 85 in our family. And no one ever left the property all week, except to go to the store or take the boat out. No "I'm bored", no "can we go somewhere else today" (although Kings Dominion is an easy day trip). The beach by the boathouse has a very gradual slope, and is easily seen from the house - piece of mind for parents of kids who maybe are not the best swimmers. The kids were in the lake from breakfast to bedtime, and with fishing right on the pier, always an adult to keep an eye on them. Nice break for the parents! The owner, Jerold, is great to work with, very reasonable and responsive. We will be back!"
    Guest: Chris Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Nice Little Cabin

    "Smith Mountain Lake was great! Boat traffic was low during the week and always light where the cabin is located. The cabin had great views, a nice hot tub and great location. It fit our needs nicely. A few things that did not go according to plan were lack of internet, high humidity inside the cabin and no place to make a fire outside. We reset the wireless but it still did not work. The humidity inside the cabin was high even with the a/c on. Nothing dried out and we had to throw stuff in the drier often. We were hoping for an outdoor fire pit for roasting marsh mellows but they don't have one at the cabin. These were minor things and did not really detract from our stay. We swam and fished off the dock, which was great except it looked like someone or something left fish guts on the dock that we had to attempt to clean. Yuck! We rented a boat from Mitchell's Marina and had a great time with that. Nice people there! SML State Park was awesome too! All in all a nice time at the lake! Thanks!"
    Guest: KPI Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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  • Great Location

    "My family of four and our dog had a lovely summer vacation at your cabin. We loved the location -- so close to all the Wintergreen activities, yet nestled in those beautiful woods. The kitchen and main bathroom seem to have been updated recently. And the loft was a nice "escape" for the kids when they wanted to watch movies. Our hikes up on the mountain were even more fun since we could bring the pooch along. And down the mountain, we fell in love with Wild Wolf Brewing (dined there several times) and Hard Rock Cider was a fun switch from wine tasting. We'll be coming back again soon!"
    Guest: TVE Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 10, 2014
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  • Just Perfect!

    "Our family had a fantastic time staying here! The house was very clean and well laid out with plenty of room for our group of 12. There was even enough room for us to all sit at the table together for evening meals. The kitchen was well stocked with all the dishes,pots and pans and cooking utensils you could possibly need. We thoroughly enjoyed the beach, kayaks, swim toys and fire pit. The very private location was a wonderful bonus! This is definitely on the top of our list for a place to return to."
    Guest: lois Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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Central Virginia Travel Tips

Central Virginia, the Birthplace of America

Choosing Central Virginia condos as bases for vacations puts visitors in a region that is known as the birthplace of America. With the first permanent settlement in Jamesburg in 1607 through its role in the Revolution and Civil War, it is an area of living history. Its major cities include Richmond, Charlottesville and Lynchburg. To get here, visitors fly to Richmond International Airport. You could also travel via the excellent interstate highways leading to Central Virginia, with I-64, I-95, I-295 and I-85 all providing access to the region, along with many state highways.

The weather of Virginia is often described as "Goldilocks Climate," being not too hot and not too cold. It is a humid, subtropical area with frosty winters and sometimes "sticky" during the height of summer.

Cities Full of History With the Mountains on the Doorstep

Richmond is home to history, arts, antiques, and culture. It is considered to be the birthplace of Black Capitalism with many sites honoring the role of African Americans in shaping the nation. Explore the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, the Black History Museum and the L. Douglas Wilder Library.

Charlottesville is a charming, centrally located city in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains; it is a great base for exploring the mountains. It has a wide range of museums, galleries and parks. History-lovers can visit Monticello, home to one of the nation’s best loved founders, Thomas Jefferson. It is also an ideal place for golf-lovers with several championship courses nearby. Set within an area with rivers and lakes, it is perfect for exploring, sailing, swimming and fishing. There are also sports such as kayaking, canoeing and tubing here. It’s a great mixture of adventure and relaxation.

Also in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is Lynchburg, the city of Seven Hills. Central Virginia lodging is close to a variety of historic sites.

Trips around this region include the Civil War Trails that follow the route of the campaigns and battlefields through Richmond, Petersburg and Appomattox. Here, visitors should stop at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, the Pamplin Historic Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, and Appomattox Court House and National Historic Park.

Great Shopping, Great Food and Great Fun

The region around Central Virginia vacation rentals is a shopper’s paradise with a huge variety of shopping excursions available. Whether you are looking for antiques, crafts or even a present for a beloved pet, it is all here. The farmers' markets are full of wonderfully fresh, locally grown produce which is great to take back to your Central Virginia lodging for some fabulous meals.

Dining is a real pleasure to be undertaken in Central Virginia, with wonderful regional dishes such as country ham with grits to specialty ethnic restaurants. Perhaps a family buffet in a local diner, a country kitchen serving fried chicken, or a great place for BBQ fits your personal tastes. There is also five-star dining with unique menus and fabulous service in elegant surroundings.

The region is home to a great selection of days trips to zoos and theme parks, including the famous Busch Gardens, Williamsburg and Kings Dominion. Of special interest for children may be the Haunted Monster Museum and Dinosaur Kingdom and the indoor water park at Great Wolf Lodge. For animal-lovers, a trip to Infinity Acres Alpaca Farm is a wonderful opportunity to get up close with these beautiful, gentle animals.

Central Virginia Lodging Offers Ideal Homes in an Ideal Location

Central Virginia vacation rentals are ideal for those seeking a rural hideaway with mountain views and access to the great outdoors. It's also great for those who want a city location with quick access to the history of the area. There is the perfect property for anyone. Equipped with everything required to make a perfect base and more, these properties offer the benefit of a home instead of a room. Spacious, bright, clean and well-maintained homes that offer everything you need to make yourself at home. Many even welcome pets so the four-legged family members can join in the fun.

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