Discover a selection of 22 vacation rentals in Albemarle County, US 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $300 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Albemarle County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Albemarle County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Albemarle County with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Take in top local attractions like Shenandoah National Park and Massanutten Water Park. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Albemarle County

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Albemarle County has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Massanutten Water Park (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Jefferson Vineyards (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Trump Winery (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • King Family Vineyards (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Keswick Vineyards and Winery (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Albemarle County

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Albemarle County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shenandoah National Park (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Carter Mountain Orchard (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Grand Caverns (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Swift Run Gap Entrance Shenandoah (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Albemarle County

Fly into Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in Albemarle County?

Whether you're organizing your next epic adventure with pals or a romantic rendezvous with your special someone, one of these top vacation rentals in Albemarle County is sure to tempt you:

  • "Come And Enjoy A Beautiful View And Relaxing Time At Windy Knoll": This Afton rental comes with 2 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Conveniences such as a video library and free WiFi help make your stay comfortable.
  • "Stay Minutes From ~uva~, Yet Feel Like You're In The Country": Book a few nights or more at this escape in Charlottesville and you'll have access to high-speed internet services, an ice maker and more. It has 4 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Albemarle County?

For a memorable vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Albemarle County. Be warned though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to downsize and move into one of these mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Tiny Home Mountain Retreat In The Virginia Foothills". This property in Virginias packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as WiFi and a dishwasher.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Rare Find: Farm/animal Sanctuary Tiny Home". Situated in Scottsville, this tiny gem comes with a DVD player and a washing machine.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Albemarle County?

Fact: Albemarle County features some magnificent nature, and a log cabin is the ideal way to take it all in. Enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing the comforts of home at one of these tried-and-tested bolt-holes:

  • Comfort meets nature at "Restored Double Log Cabin On 400 Mountain Acres". Located in Afton, this dreamy getaway features a stovetop, mountain views and beautiful views.
  • After a big day of outdoor activities, put your feet up at "Shenandoah Log Cabin Hot Tub Indoor Fireplace". This cozy cabin in Dyke comes with off-street parking options and games.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Albemarle County?

Short on time but want to get away? A weekend escape is what you need. Snap up one of these popular rentals and get ready to feel worlds away from your Monday to Friday:

  • "Cabin - H’owl At The Moon Farm" - This rental in Schuyler offers amenities designed to make your visit nice and comfy, such as a garden and off-street parking options. Its wonderful location also makes it a good base to explore the surrounding area.
  • "Private Retreat On 10 Acres Minutes From Monticello" - This is another superb place where you can relax and unwind and enjoy a mini break. Take advantage of internet services, a washing machine and more during your stay at this Schuyler property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Albemarle County?

Forget about the standard hotel room and secure one of our studio apartments in Albemarle County. Here's where you can hole up in your own pad and enjoy your next vacation destination like a local:

  • Settle in and get comfortable at "Secluded, Romantic Mountain Cabin For 2", situated in Dyke. There are loads of amenities to make use of here, including a microwave oven and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, use "The Recycled House - Walk Downtown" as a base to discover the area around you. This popular retreat is in North Downtown and offers free toiletries and outdoor furniture.

Can I find short term rentals in Albemarle County?

Book yourself an affordable cabin or ignore your accountant and splash out on a luxurious house. Vrbo has a great selection of short-term rentals for your getaway to Albemarle County. Check out these properties for some inspiration:

  • "Cabin - H’owl At The Moon Farm" in Schuyler is ideal for a short-term stay. It's only a short distance from the town center, so you can easily get out to see all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • Another welcoming option is "Private Retreat On 10 Acres Minutes From Monticello" in Mid-Atlantic. Whether you're just passing through or enjoying a couple of days away, this property will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Albemarle County?

If you're eager to woo your special someone, take them somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Albemarle County at one of these hideaways and let the sparks fly:

  • Unleash your inner Casanova at "Come And Enjoy A Beautiful View And Relaxing Time At Windy Knoll". This Afton stay is custom-made for romance, offering amenities like winery tours and beauty services to help set the mood.
  • Another appealing option is "Stay Minutes From ~uva~, Yet Feel Like You're In The Country" in Charlottesville. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and beauty services, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Albemarle County?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring along your nearest and dearest, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Albemarle County that will house large groups, starting with these sprawling sensations:

  • "Restored Double Log Cabin On 400 Mountain Acres": With 5 bedrooms, this large vacation rental in Afton has lots of room for you and all your friends. Amenities like a kitchen and a garden will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Uva Home Near Scott Stadium, The Corner": This vacation rental in Jefferson Park Avenue has 5 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anybody off your invite list. A garden and a kitchen are among its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Albemarle County?

In Albemarle County, there's no shortage of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these superb escapes:

  • Book a stay at "The Recycled House - Walk Downtown", where the first item on your to-do list should be chilling by the pool. This getaway is located in North Downtown and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including a toaster and outdoor furniture.
  • Spring out of bed and take a refreshing early morning dip at "The Pond House Near Charlottesville" in Bedford Hills. Childrens activities and a TV are just two of the many amenities at this exceptional option.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Albemarle County?

We've got large family vacation rentals big enough to fit distant relatives — yep, even those long-lost cousins of yours! Whatever type of property you need, you'll find an ideal option on Vrbo. Here are our favorites in Albemarle County:

  • Located in Charlottesville, "Stay Minutes From ~uva~, Yet Feel Like You're In The Country" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 8 guests. Family-friendly amenities at this sizable retreat include a fenced yard and childrens activities.
  • Another wonderful option is "Private Retreat On 10 Acres Minutes From Monticello". Situated in Appalachian Mountains, this escape has 3 bedrooms and great amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and a fridge. It can fit up to 8 guests.

If you're on the lookout for family-friendly attractions in Albemarle County, there's plenty to keep you busy. Virginia Discovery Museum, Doyles River Falls and AMF Kegler's Lanes are crowd-pleasers for all ages.

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