Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Central Virginia, 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 WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $110 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Central Virginia. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to lively Central Virginia

The area's live music and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Central Virginia. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Virginia Discovery Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts or Children's Museum of Richmond. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Central Virginia

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Central Virginia has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • The Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Spring Creek Wine Cellar (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Morefield Gem Mine (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)
  • Elk Island Winery (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Byrd Cellars Winery and Vineyard (29.2 mi / 47 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Central Virginia

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central Virginia is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Bear Creek Lake State Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Twin Lakes State Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Holliday Lake State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (24 mi / 38.7 km)
  • Nottoway Falls (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central Virginia

The nearest airport is in Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), located 46 mi (74 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), which is 53.7 mi (86.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lynchburg-Kemper Street Station, Charlottesville Station and Richmond Staples Mill Road Station are the main stations in the area.

How many vacation rentals are available around Central Virginia, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,573 vacation rentals around Central Virginia. From 372 cabin rentals to 1,378 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Central Virginia?

Ditch those busy beaches and try a lake instead! Rendezvous with your crew at a lakeside getaway rental and enjoy small pleasures like calming vistas and an invigorating paddle in the shallows. Vrbo has 725 vacation properties near lakes available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo has stacks more property options to have a look at, including:

  • 709 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 503 rural vacation rentals.
  • 491 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Central Virginia?

If you're seeking a home away from home this trip, renting a house is a great idea. You and your crew will have the space you need for all manner of vacation activities. There are 1,341 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $40 per night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we've got a number of different rental options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 312 vacation homes. Prices start from $26 per night.
  • Condo: 291 vacation homes. Prices start from $80 per night.
  • Cabin: 263 vacation homes. Prices start from $70 per night.

Can I stay in Central Virginia in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to catch up with your relatives and friends. A vacation is a fantastic opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, Vrbo has places to suit. Why not check out the 250 house vacation homes featured here? They're the most popular option for big groups of guests. If you're traveling in a large group, the vacation rental options that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 602 vacation homes ideal for that size. Spend a night for as little as $55.
  • Looking for a vacation property for 8 people? We have 393 that will suit. The starting price is $70 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 244 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices start from $80 a night.

You and the squad will be well catered to when you arrange your Central Virginia adventure through us!

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