Destination guide

The riverside setting of Colonial Heights is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Colonial Heights. This city is welcoming and trendy, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront. St. John's Episcopal Church and Edgar Allan Poe Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Colonial Heights

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Colonial Heights a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swaders Sports Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Dogwood Trace Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Iron Bridge Sports Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Hatcher's Run Battlefield (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colonial Heights

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colonial Heights is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Point of Rocks Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Pamplin Historical Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Parker's Battery Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • General Grant's HQ at City Point (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Henricus Historical Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Colonial Heights

The nearest airport is in Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Colonial Heights, VA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals around Colonial Heights. From 10 house rentals to 17 studio vacation rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Colonial Heights?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Colonial Heights:

  • Downtown: 70 vacation rentals
  • Fan District: 72 vacation rentals
  • Northside: 63 vacation rentals
  • Church Hill: 65 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Colonial Heights?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Colonial Heights. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Violet Bank Museum: 44 vacation rentals
  • Southpark Mall: 59 vacation rentals
  • Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum: 52 vacation rentals
  • MastRpieces Unlimited: 54 vacation rentals
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 217 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Colonial Heights listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Colonial Heights?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 10 Houses in Colonial Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colonial Heights include:

  • Studios: 17 rentals available
  • Hotels: 9 rentals available
  • Boats: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Colonial Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 35 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Colonial Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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