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Recent Central Virginia reviews

  • Pirate's Cove perfect place for a family get away!

    "The owners were very flexible with us and accommodated our last minute plans. As soon as we arrived we made ourselves at home and were on the dock enjoying the water view. We had everything we needed and enjoyed a very relaxing weekend on the lake. The use of the kayaks was awesome since my 11 year old son learned that weekend how to kayak by himself. They also did a lot of fishing. Wish we had more then the weekend to spend here and will definitely come back to SML."
    Guest: Anita S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 30, 2014
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  • Great vacation home and we had memorable times

    "The property was a beautiful home with lots of room. House is clean and looked like recently constructed. There is a huge backyard to put fire place and had lake access. Incidentally the property owner was present next to this rental place during our stay and we were extremely pleased and very grateful for having to meet with them. Not sure if I could share this here, but it so happened that however hard we tried to get a boat rental during our stay,we could not get one due to long weekend time. Our party included lots of kids who were so disappointed that they could not get to go on a boat ride, when we casually expressed this to the owner they graciously offered a ride on their personal boats for all us, we have no words to express our gratitude as our kids and elders get to go on a ride when we thought we almost have to come back without boat ride. In addition the owners also shared their fire works with our kids and helped us setting up fire and making sure the kids had a blast during the fire works night. Overall we had an excellent and would highly recommend this place."
    Guest: Subra Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 16, 2014
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  • Simply perfect

    "Thank you so much for the lovely stay in your beautiful and clean cabin! My boyfriend and I had such a peaceful time lounging on the deck and the dock, hiking, and swimming in the lake. The kitchen amenities provided all that we could need and more which made it easy to cook often. I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway in a pristine spot with great views! Many thanks to the Fosters!"
    Guest: Sophia Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Great retreat back to nature

    "This cabin was much more than what we expected. If you want to get away from everything, this is the place to stay. Relaxing in the screened porch and listening to nature is all you need to do. The owners were wonderful in their accommodations. The river was enjoyable for adults and even our dogs. You are close to many wineries and breweries for a day trip. This is a gem that we hope to enjoy again."
    Guest: Cindy Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 7, 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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