Discover a selection of 74 vacation rentals in Galax, VA 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 swimming pools. Prices start at $77 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Galax. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The lively area of Galax awaits your stay

The area's live music and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Galax. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Galax

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Galax has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shelton Vineyards (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Olde Mill Golf Resort (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Blue Ridge Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Round Peak Vineyard (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Olde Beau Golf and Country Club (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Fort Chiswell Animal Park (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Galax

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Galax is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New River Trail State Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Stone Mountain State Park (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (25.8 mi / 41.6 km)
  • New River State Park (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
  • Shot Tower Historic State Park (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Galax?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Galax:

  • Around 13 miles from the center of Galax, you'll find it hard to resist "Cabin - Fancy Gap Va Overlooking Pilot Mountain". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a TV and a barbecue grill.
  • Another appealing choice is "Simply Charming Cottage", which is around 25 miles from Galax. With 3 bedrooms, games and off-street parking options, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Galax?

We all need an escape from the real world every once in a while. If you're yearning for a couple of mornings lounging around with a good book and a steaming coffee, there's no shortage of wonderful weekend getaways in and near Galax. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • Put your feet up at "Cozy Waterfront Cabin With Hot Tub Pet Friendly Just Off Blue Ridge Parkway". Located roughly 18 miles to the east of Galax, this cozy retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a washing machine and a porch.
  • "Located Atop The Mountain, This Cabin Has An Awesome View Of The Piedmont" is another fantastic option. It's located about 16 miles to the east of Galax and features internet services, a living room and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Galax?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to location and convenience. Spend your getaway at one of these cozy studio apartments in or near Galax:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Soothing Rapids Await At Buck Creek Cabin Off Parkway". Lock in a few nights or longer at this popular abode and you'll have access to golf and free toiletries.
  • Or, use "Rushing Waters Await At Bear Creek Cabin Off Parkway Or I" as a base to discover the attractions around you. This comfy home away from home offers a fridge, a firepit and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Galax?

From simple studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are just two of our most popular stays in and around Galax:

  • For a memorable vacation, it's tough to beat "Cozy Waterfront Cabin With Hot Tub Pet Friendly Just Off Blue Ridge Parkway". It's close to the center of Galax, in addition to lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Another great option is "Bear's Lair Cabin On New River". Gather your favorite people and enjoy a relaxing stay near the heart of Galax.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Galax?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your sweetie away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these top escapes in or near Galax:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and kick back together at "Cabin - Fancy Gap Va Overlooking Pilot Mountain". Around 13 miles from Galax, this property has everything you could want for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and winery tours.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break sipping wine and canoodling at "Simply Charming Cottage", around 25 miles from Galax. A fireplace and winery tours will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Galax?

Share your trip and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with friends or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Galax:

  • There's loads of space to spread out at "Lodge At Laurel Fork - Upscale". Around 25 miles east of Galax, this impressive property has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. Top amenities include a nearby river and a garden.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your best friends to "Secluded Mountain Lakehouse, Pets Welcome" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 6 miles to the southeast of Galax. It's crammed with features to keep your large group occupied, including a fireplace and a garden.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Galax?

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable doughnut and check out these rental houses in or near Galax that feature this vacation necessity:

  • Pack your swim gear and make a booking at "3 Story House On New River". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a toaster and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Spend lazy days splashing about or enjoying peaceful moments by the water at "Countryside Virginia House - Equestrian Friendly". This vacation home is another guest favorite and features a garden, a video library and more.

Galax has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 60 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Galax vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Galax?

You adore your family, but that doesn't mean you should all have to squeeze together like sardines on your getaway. Take no chances and go for a large family vacation rental in or around Galax where you can spread out and relax:

  • Make special vacation memories at "Bear's Lair Cabin On New River". With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 people, this spacious retreat is around 11 miles north of Galax. There are lots of amenities to make use of here, such as a kitchen and childrens activities.
  • "Peacelodge - Nature, Seclusion" is another popular pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a range of creature comforts like childrens activities and a dishwasher, you'll find this property 19 miles to the east of Galax.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Galax?

Vacation with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Galax and create some lovely memories together. Here's just a taste of what we've got:

  • "Cabin - Fancy Gap Va Overlooking Pilot Mountain" - Enjoy precious time with your nearest and dearest at this getaway, which is around 13 miles east of central Galax. Coffee and tea making facilities and pet-friendly facilities are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "It’s 5 O’clock Here - Waterfront Cabin W" - This stay is another family favorite and is around 18 miles east of Galax. Offering a dishwasher, a garden and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Galax vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Galax?

Cookies, chocolate, marshmallows and a campfire are the four things you need to make a finger-licking snack and wonderful vacation memories. If you like the sound of huddling around a fire pit nibbling on s'mores, browse these rentals in or around Galax:

  • "Simply Charming Cottage" comes with mountain views, a firepit, and of course, a fire pit. Sing your favorite songs, share scary stories or have a good old chinwag with family and friends at this popular getaway.
  • Stoke the embers and then take in the serene atmosphere at "It’s 5 O’clock Here - Waterfront Cabin W". This sought-after escape also comes with mountain views and a firepit.