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Recent Northern Virginia reviews

  • Pretty and Peaceful.

    "I always enjoy staying in this pretty, peaceful cottage in beautiful Upperville. Thank you to all who keep it so nice and could not be more hospitable making arrangements before my stay, and afterwards when I leave something behind."
    Guest: Carolyn B. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: December 17, 2013
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  • Loved it!

    "Our family of 5, including kids ages 15, 13, and 10, stayed here for 4 nights on our spring break trip to DC. The cottage was charming and filled with quality furnishings and plenty of extra touches. Kitchen came with some basic spices, oil, etc. which is always nice. Jim and Lisa offered a campfire, Mt. Vernon passes ( saved us $100!), and a couple of bikes. Didn't have enough time to enjoy it all! The yard and neighborhood were beautiful and nice to run through, plus the bike trail was only a couple blocks away...great place to run along the Potomac! Our kids loved the cottage too and wished for more down time to just hang out there. Highly recommend!"
    Guest: Michigan fam Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
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  • Heaven on Earth!

    "My family of 4 spent a weekend here - and this place knows how to bring the good life! The house is very spacious, the breakfast was plentiful, and we enjoyed 3 meals sitting right outside, just enjoying the scenery. My kids loved exploring the farm, seeing the sheep and llamas, and paddling a canoe around the pond. There are brochures with nearby attractions - which are plentiful. We spent one day at nearby Great Country Farm and another in Harper's Ferry. There are at least a dozen nearby wineries to tour in the area. It was a great weekend of relaxation away from DC - our normal home. If you're considering this place for a wedding - it's gorgeous!"
    Guest: Elaine M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 16, 2014
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  • The Perfect Gathering Spot

    "We gathered family from Texas and from The Netherlands to celebrate my son's wedding in Fairfax VA. The home was perfect. There were 12 of us staying in the home and we had plenty of room to be together and plenty of room to spread out and find our own quiet spots as needed. My 86 year old mother took the downstairs room which had a futon in a room next to a full bath as her domain. It was perfect as she did not need to climb the stairs. The back door had only one step which also made it easy for her to come and go. The home was beautiful, immaculate and provided just what we needed to have a family gathering to celebrate. The neighborhood is lovely with nice, quiet and friendly neighbors (one who was playing on the street with her family took a family pic for us!) Many thanks to the owners. Their correspondence throughout the reservation process, as well as their quick responses to emails when we were on site were very much appreciated. This was my first attempt at using HomeAway. It was such a pleasant experience, I can't wait to use the service again. Highly recommend this beautiful home!"
    Guest: Mackie S. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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Northern Virginia Travel Tips

Getting to Northern Virginia Vacation Rentals

The major access point for most towns and cities in the northern Virginia area is Washington DC. Visitors can travel into Washington Dulles International Airport or Washington Regan Regional Airport. Both airports host frequent daily commercial flights on a wide range of national and international carriers. The airports are serviced by taxis which operate 24 hours a day, and public transport buses which operate during the day. Private transfers and shuttles also provide transport to and from the airports. Most visitors to Northern Virginia are from the greater Washington DC suburban region. Many of the towns and vacation destination are within easy driving distance which makes it a convenient vacation destination. If you are traveling from other parts of the United States, you may consider hiring a car so you can explore the region at your own pace.

Seasons to Visit Northern Virginia Lodging

Northern Virginia is an area known for its scenic beauty. In the west, the Appalachian Mountains rise up majestically forming the border with West Virginia. Except for this region, most of Northern Virgina is relatively flat. Farmlands and ranches stretch for miles and are interspersed with avenues of tall trees. The region is particularly beautiful in the fall season when the rusty hues contrast with the green grass and red farm barns. Summertime is the perfect season for a road trip if you want to explore some of the more rural towns. Many people that want to visit Washington DC stay in the nearby cities of Arlington and Alexandria. If the city sights interest you, it doesn’t really matter which season you visit in. Certainly, the summer months allow for more outdoor exploration and walking around but the many museums and historical sites are great to browse during the colder winter months.

Attractions and Activities near Northern Virginia Vacation Houses

Northern Virginia has a diverse range of attractions. From sleepy rural towns to the metropolis of neighboring Washington DC, there are many historic sites. Northern Virginia played an important part in America’s history and those who have an interest in this will find many museums to browse. You can take a tour of some of the battle fields. Sometimes in season, communities get all dressed up and put on reenactments of these historic events. Some of the more well-known museums include the Udvar Hazy Center of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum and the Spy Museum. There is also the National Museum of Natural History and Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Northern Virginia is also well known for its horseback riding and show jumping events. There are several well-known stud farms in the area, and show jumping events take place in many different towns throughout the season. Many farmsteads have horses available to ride and this is a wonderful way to be able to appreciate the countryside. There are also a number of wineries in Northern Virginia. You can enjoy a private wine tasting and cellar tour at some prestigious wineries. Many of the areas have biking and walking trails that allow you explore the back roads and rural landscapes.

Visitors to Virginia Vacation Rentals

Virginia frequently attracts artists and photographers because of its scenic beauty. It is a destination that has a rich cultural and historic heritage. Those with an interest in Civil War history will find the region particularly fascinating. Horse and show jumping enthusiasts will be enthralled by the show jumping events that take place. Northern Virginia is also a great destination for those that enjoy the outdoors. It is largely uncrowded and you can enjoy exploring the countryside at leisure.

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