Discover a selection of 473 vacation rentals in West Jefferson, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $77 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in West Jefferson. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience clear mountain air in West Jefferson

Nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina lies a hidden gem known as West Jefferson. Visitors enjoy not only the cool mountain breezes and breathtaking landscape, but also a mix of history and modern culture. Small-town charisma, green-mountain vistas, and a relaxed pace define this charming destination. West Jefferson vacation rentals are the perfect way to take a breather from a busy schedule, slow down for a breath of fresh mountain air, and unwind. The population may be small, but this is a town with a big heart and plenty to do for visitors of all ages.

Things to do

Immerse yourself in mountain life

If you’re planning to book a vacation rental in West Jefferson, you probably love the mountains—and that’s good because West Jefferson is a mountain town at heart. That means tons of things to do and see outdoors. Pack a picnic and your hiking boots for a day at Mount Jefferson State Natural Area. While you’re there, take advantage of the free educational programs led by park rangers and designed to teach participants more about the natural world. Check ahead of time, though, as some of these require advance registration. The arts district is another must-see.

Activities

Take your pick of West Jefferson activities

Your vacation rental in West Jefferson will give you access to a thriving arts scene as well as a magical downtown district complete with shops, restaurants, and even a brewery. The town hosts many summer festivals and concerts, and in the fall, bright foliage, corn mazes, and pumpkin picking take the spotlight. Book your West Jefferson vacation rental to enjoy quaint streets lined with shady trees and art galleries, restaurants serving up innovative cuisine, and plenty of shopping. Abundant entertainment options include golf, theater, and fishing.

Weather

Come prepared for changing weather

In West Jefferson, it’s not uncommon to experience several seasons in one day. Snow can change to sunshine—or vice-versa—with surprising speed. That means that you should arrive at your West Jefferson vacation rental prepared for a range of weather. Some days will see rain or snow, but most of the time the skies are clear and blue. Summer days are typically warm and pleasant, and you’ll love the brisk mountain air in the winter. Book your vacation rental in West Jefferson during the summer for the most outdoor options.

Natural features

Mountain terrain and unique wildlife

Located in the Appalachian Mountains, West Jefferson lies in a valley between Paddy Mountain to the west and Mount Jefferson to the east. The lush green land and Mount Jefferson provide a botanical paradise supporting a diverse population of plants and animals including squirrels, mice, foxes, raccoons, deer, and snakes. This area is also known for being a natural habitat for certain bird species not found at lower altitudes. Reserve a vacation rental in West Jefferson to catch a rare glimpse of a red-tailed hawk, a chestnut-sided warbler, or a slate-colored junco.

How to get there

Traveling to and around West Jefferson

The nearest airport is in Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), located 35.8 mi (57.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near West Jefferson?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around West Jefferson that's a perfect match. These are some of our top picks:

  • Cabin - Four Secluded Acres - Authentic Hand is a guest favorite. Around 6 miles from West Jefferson, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including a microwave oven and a TV.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at Beautiful Cabin With River Lot Rent 5+ Nites. Located around 4 miles from the heart of West Jefferson, it has 2 bedrooms and features WiFi and a nearby river.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect West Jefferson vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near West Jefferson?

There's something very tempting about escaping to a log cabin where it's just you, a few pals and the great outdoors. Leave behind the bustle of the big city and retreat to one of these sanctuaries in West Jefferson:

  • Located in West Jefferson, Serenity Meets Convenience With This Cozy Log Cabin perfectly blends comfort and outdoor fun. Make the most of the amenities here, including a microwave oven and a TV.
  • After a busy day of adventuring, kick back and relax at Buena Vista Log Cabin - Buck Mountain Cabin. This cozy retreat in West Jefferson has a microwave oven and golf.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near West Jefferson?

Romantic retreats, work trips or adventures all on your own — a single-bedroom vacation rental suits all sorts of occasions. One of these options in or near West Jefferson is sure to be just the thing:

  • Good things really do come in little packages, and Cute And Cozy Mountain Getaway is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom vacation rental is in a handy central location and offers amenities like golf and air conditioning.
  • Tucked Inn: Dog Friendly Secluded Mountain Cabin is another lovely one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out exploring the area's top sights, make the most of a kitchen, WiFi and more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near West Jefferson?

Absolutely. From chic apartments to cute cottages, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for rental places. Families or small groups will appreciate these two-bedroom properties in or near West Jefferson:

  • Offering heating and towels, Serenity Meets Convenience With This Cozy Log Cabin has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Unpack your luggage and then get out and explore the area.
  • Another recommended option is Amazing Price For A Two Bedroom Getaway. With convenient amenities such as an oven and a porch, it'll be plain sailing making yourselves at home here. Choose your favorite room, unpack your suitcases and let the good times begin!

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near West Jefferson?

You could easily fit a small crowd into the three-bedroom rentals available on Vrbo. If you're vacationing with family or friends, check out these options in or near West Jefferson:

  • Offering privacy, space and comfort, you'll get the whole gang's nod of approval at Breathtaking Sunrises At Dancing Bears On Dawnview In Lake Community. This stay comes with many useful amenities, including a stovetop and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, check out the roomy retreat that is Cabin - The Great Escape. Hang out with your loved ones and enjoy its many conveniences, including free WiFi and free toiletries.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near West Jefferson?

Whether you want to share a bottle of red beside the flames with your boo or just stay nice and warm after the sun goes down, we'll help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Check out these awesome options in or near West Jefferson:

  • Laugh, sing and reconnect with friends and family around the fire pit at Cabin - Four Secluded Acres - Authentic Hand. This property comes with lots of other great amenities, including WiFi and an iron and ironing board.
  • Ignite a blaze and then savor the relaxed atmosphere at A Unique Mountain Cottage On A Farm With Great Fishing. This inviting escape also comes with beach towels and a fireplace.