Destination guide

The friendly area of Hayes awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Hayes with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Hayes

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hayes a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Water Country USA (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Williamsburg Winery (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Colonial Heritage Golf Club (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hayes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hayes is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yorktown Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Newport News Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Colonial National Historical Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Quarterpath Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Redoubt Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Waller Mill Park (12.6 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hayes

The nearest airport is in Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.