$185 - $235 per night 2 night min stay
Luray Travel Tips
Luray Vacation Rentals Are Easy to Get to and Hard to Leave
Luray lodging is found in the 314 square miles that make up Page County in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The primary roads leading to Luray lodging are US Route 340 and 211, with both Interstates 81 and 66 leading to the area. The Shenandoah Valley benefits from a subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters and is bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians to the north. To the south lies the James River.
Luray Lodging in an Area of Historic Natural Beauty
Luray vacation rentals are close to a number of interesting natural features, scenic wonders and heritage for visitors to explore. The US Natural Landmark at Luray Caverns is a stunning set of caverns, the largest of which is 10 stories high which attracts many visitors. Here, among the caverns, is the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ, created from the stalactite formations to produce an eerily beautiful sound. While visiting the caverns, many visitors choose to visit the Car and Carriage Caravan Museum to view over 140 transportation artifacts and the Garden Maze where children can spend hours working through the maze.
The National Scenic Byway is over 100 miles of great views over and around the Blue Ridge, woodland, farms, and orchards. Lucky drivers will spot wildlife like black bear, white tailed deer, opossum, gray fox, mink, river otter, squirrels, woodchuck, chipmunks and raccoons. Over 200 species of migratory birds also visit the area. In the Lake Arrowhead Beach area, visitors will find a 34-acre lake in a woodland setting, where visitors may hike, fish, swim or kayak on the lake. At the Belle Brown Northcott Memorial, or the Luray Singing Tower as it is known, visitors may enjoy exploring the 117-foot tower and listening to the regular recitals. The tower is known as a major carillon throughout the country. In the town of Luray, visitors will find the Page County Courthouse, dating from 1834.
Among the many other attractions here are Massanutten Waterpark, Busch Gardens, Dinosaur Land, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Park and the New Market Battlefield. Along the Cedar Creek Trail, which was used during the Civil War, there is one of the region’s hidden treasures, the Natural Bridge. This startling natural structure is some 20 stories high and a solid rock bridge. It is worth the hike just to see this unique feature. For a more modern outing, visitors will find the Shenandoah Speedway a thrilling experience for all the family. Civil War enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the New Market Battlefield State Park; the site of this historic battle is home to a 19th-century farm, Hall of Valor Civil War Museum and much more. The park has walking trails and picnic areas.
There are a variety of possibilities for trips on the Shenandoah River, near the George Washington National Forest. Here, visitors may enjoy a canoe or kayak trip or try tubing. There is also fishing and swimming.
Even the Dining Is Historic
Even dining around Luray cabins is both historic and typically Virginian. Regional dishes served for centuries throughout the state help make a vacation experience unique. There are many restaurants serving local specialties such as country ham, grits, fried chicken, ethnic dishes of soul food and locally caught fish. Page County also has many vineyards and visitors may enjoy a tour and the opportunity to buy some of the finished product.
Luray Cabins Are Historic Homes in an Historic Area
Whether you choose to be in the town of Luray, the surrounding woodland or by the river, there will be an ideal location for you. Homes come in a variety of sizes, with many facilities unique to vacation rentals. Facilities available include luxuries such as a hot tub on the patio, wifi internet access, games rooms, full entertainment systems with big screen TVs and much more. A variety of homes also welcome pets.