Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Nelson 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 $130 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Nelson County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Find the perfect vacation rental for your Nelson County getaway

Experience the unique character of Nelson County with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Nelson County

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Nelson County has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wintergreen Resort (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Afton Mountain Vineyards (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • King Family Vineyards (22.3 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Blenheim Vineyards (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nelson County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Nelson County is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • James River State Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Crabtree Falls (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Sherando Lake Recreation Area (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (26.7 mi / 43 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Nelson County?

From luxury condos to inexpensive log cabins, Vrbo has properties to match all tastes and budgets. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Nelson County:

  • "Reconnect With Family And Friends At Our Large": If you're searching for somewhere in Wintergreen with 6 bedrooms and the comforts of home, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a blender and a washing machine.
  • "Cabin - Couples Mountain Retreat": Put your luggage down and your feet up at this pick of the bunch in George Washington National Forest. It features 1 bedroom, a toaster, internet services and more.

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

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

You need only take a peek inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Nelson County to realize that great things really do come in small packages. Designed to make use of every inch of space, these pocket-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take a couple of days off to experience a simpler way of life at "Tiny House+fun+luxe+mod+ev Charger+fast Wifi+w". Located in Waynesboro, lowered locks and heating are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Tiny Home Mountain Retreat In The Virginia Foothills" has many conveniences, including a smart TV and a video library. Located in Virginias, you'll be able to live large in this small yet comfy hideaway.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Nelson County?

Often found in pristine natural spaces, log cabins offer a lovely retreat from the stresses of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off for a while, check out these log cabins to rent in Nelson County:

  • Located in Faber, "Luxurious Log Cabin On 200 Acres Overlooking Private Lake" will put you near some of the exciting outdoor activities this region has on offer. Kayaking and fishing are among them.
  • Another option is "Luxury Log Cabin On Private Lake. Pet Friendly". With fun activities such as golf and kayaking close by, this The South retreat will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

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

While long trips overseas are awesome, there's something lovely about embarking on a weekend getaway. These rental properties in Nelson County are perfect for just that:

  • "Come To The Blue Ridge For Springtime. . . Amazing Views And 5" - This retreat in Chestnut Springs offers amenities designed to make your visit comfortable, such as air conditioning and free toiletries. Its handy location also makes it a great base to explore the surrounding area.
  • "Come And Enjoy A Beautiful View And Relaxing Time At Windy Knoll" - With a fridge and a kitchen, not to mention its great location in Afton, you wont want to leave this rental property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Nelson County?

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

  • "Cabin - Couples Mountain Retreat" in George Washington National Forest packs lots of handy features into its single space, including a porch and air conditioning.
  • Start the day with a cup of hot coffee and a plate of freshly cooked pancakes at "Wintergreen Five Star Rated One Bedroom Condo At Affordable Prices". This Wintergreen retreat has all the conveniences you need to make your stay comfortable, including nearby birdwatching activities and a fitness facility.

Can I find short term rentals in Nelson County?

Nelson County has short-term rentals that come in all styles and budgets. Take a quick break in an affordable cabin, a luxurious condo or whatever else you like. Below are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Located near the center of Chestnut Springs, "Come To The Blue Ridge For Springtime. . . Amazing Views And 5" is a perfect place for a short-term stay. Use it as a base to visit all the interesting attractions in the area.
  • Another great option is "Come And Enjoy A Beautiful View And Relaxing Time At Windy Knoll" in Afton. Whether you're on a quick stopover or enjoying a couple of days away, this property will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Nelson County?

If you'd like to surprise your special someone, then stay somewhere special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in Nelson County at one of these hideouts and fall in love all over again:

  • Enjoy some "us time" at "Reconnect With Family And Friends At Our Large". This Wintergreen vacation rental is tailor-made for romance, offering amenities like a resort and winery tours to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, organize an amorous weekend break at "Cabin - Couples Mountain Retreat". Located in George Washington National Forest, it offers a fireplace, a restaurant dining guide and other bonuses.

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

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring along all your favorite people, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Nelson County that will house large groups, starting with these sprawling escapes:

  • "Reconnect With Family And Friends At Our Large": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can RSVP "yes" to you at this sought-after getaway in Wintergreen. A fireplace and mountain views are among the amenities available here.
  • "Wintergreen Retreat - New Luxury Post And Beam Home": Located in George Washington National Forest, this sizable stay has 4 bedrooms and is another top pick for a get-together with loved ones. There's a whole lot to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, including mountain views and a kitchen.

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

There's a good selection of houses with a pool in Nelson County, so dig out your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days paddling around. Here are some popular options that'll give you inspiration:

  • Welcome to "Fully Renovated House, Tons Of Upgrades And Beautiful Views In Wintergreen Resort", where the first thing on your itinerary should be chilling by the pool. This retreat is located in George Washington National Forest and offers a range of family-friendly amenities, including a barbecue grill and towels.
  • Spring out of bed and go for an early morning dip at "Fantastic Mountain And Valley Views From House And Deck" in George Washington National Forest. A dishwasher and free toiletries are just two of the many amenities available here.

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

Quality time with the family doesn't just magically happen — it takes love, attention and the perfect setting. Vrbo can help with the last part. Check out these large family vacation rentals in Nelson County where loved ones are brought together:

  • Located in Wintergreen, "Reconnect With Family And Friends At Our Large" has 6 bedrooms and can fit up to 16 guests. Useful amenities here include a swimming pool and free toiletries.
  • Another excellent option is "Wintergreen Retreat - New Luxury Post And Beam Home" in George Washington National Forest. This spacious rental can accommodate up to 12 people in its 4 bedrooms. A microwave oven and a kitchen island will help make your stay enjoyable.

If you're on the hunt for fun family attractions in Nelson County, Crabtree Falls is a standout.

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