Discover a selection of 98 vacation rentals in Northern 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 swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $57 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Northern Virginia. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Northern Virginia
Destination guide

Travel to lively Northern Virginia

Enjoy the area's museums, live music and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Northern Virginia. This city is well-known for its shopping and restaurants. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution and National Museum of Natural History are a few of the top cultural sights. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Northern Virginia

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Northern Virginia a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barrel Oak Winery (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • The Winery at Bull Run (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Greenhill Winery & Vineyards (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Splash Down Water Park (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • South Riding Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Stone Tower Winery (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Northern Virginia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Northern Virginia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Bull Run Regional Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Sky Meadows State Park (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Frying Pan Farm Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Lake Ridge Park, Marina and Golf Course (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Prince William Forest Park (23.2 mi / 37.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Northern Virginia

The nearest airport is in Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD), located 18.3 mi (29.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Manassas Station, Burke Centre Station and Culpeper Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Northern Virginia by catching a ride on the metro at Washington Dulles International Airport Metrorail Station, Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station or Vienna Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Northern Virginia?

Whether you're organizing your next big adventure with pals or a romantic escape with your other half, one of these top vacation rentals in Northern Virginia is sure to tempt you:

  • "Mountain Views~ 3 King Master Suites": This Front Royal rental offers 3 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Amenities such as a playground and books are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this popular getaway in Loudoun County. It comes with 3 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, a fridge and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Northern Virginia?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to charm and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Northern Virginia puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Power down your gadgets and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized stays:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Charming Tiny Home With Fire Pit On 25 Acre Historic Farm". This property in Purcellville packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as winery tours and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "New 2022 Charming, Comfortable Tiny Home With Great Views Of Farm". Located in Lagoa e Carvoeiro, this little abode comes with nearby ecotour services and a hair dryer.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Northern Virginia?

Often set in the heart of nature, log cabins offer a cozy escape from the hustle and bustle of life. If you're ready to switch off for a while, take a look at these log cabins to rent in Northern Virginia:

  • Throw your bags down at "Log Cabin With A Spectacular View Of The Shenandoah River And The Massanutten Mo" in Front Royal and during the day enjoy rock climbing and rafting and your nights unwinding in comfort in your cozy cabin.
  • Interested in a Front Royal cabin with access to awesome activities like snorkeling and skiing? You'll be delighted with "Authentic Mountain Log Cabin Perched On A Cliff Side Above The Shenandoah River".

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Northern Virginia?

Walk out of work on Friday and forget about spreadsheets and networking invites. Treat yourself to a couple of days of good old-fashioned R&R — with a dash of adventure — at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in Northern Virginia:

  • "Charming Cottage In Horse Country Near Blue Ridge" in Stevensburg is an awesome choice if you love the great outdoors. Get out and see the area's best nature attractions, such as Rapidan River and Jordan Hollow Stables, or have a go at some activities. Hiking and biking and fishing are among your options.
  • "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria" in Old Town West is also perfect for a fast-paced escape. Stay in and unwind or get out and enjoy some basketball and rafting. If you'd love to see some nature attractions, Dulles South Multipurpose Center Skatepark and Green Spring Gardens Park should be on your list.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Northern Virginia?

Easy to keep clean and with everything you need at arm's reach, studio apartments are a fantastic choice if you're traveling by yourself or as a couple. If you're searching for somewhere small and comfortable to call home for a few days, have a look at these studio apartments for rent in Northern Virginia:

  • "Authentic Mountain Log Cabin Perched On A Cliff Side Above The Shenandoah River" in Front Royal puts you within close reach of some of the area's sought-after cultural attractions, including The State Theatre and Theatre at Washington. A fireplace and a washing machine are some of the handy amenities here.
  • "Convenient Upscale Apartment On Horse Farm Minutes To Everything" in Broad Run is another terrific option that comes with a washing machine and mountain views. Red Fox Fine Art and Duvall Designs Gallery should be on your to-do list around these parts.

Can I find short term rentals in Northern Virginia?

If you have itchy feet but you're short on time, there are short-term rentals in Northern Virginia where you can spend a few days or so exploring the sights. Here are just two escapes that'll help you scratch that travel itch:

  • "Charming Cottage In Horse Country Near Blue Ridge" in Brandy Station is a great place to base yourself if you're all about sightseeing. Settle in here and you'll be close to superb sights including The Loft.
  • "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria" is also a good choice for guests planning a quick adventure. Book a stay at this vacation rental in Old Town West for easy access to Birchmere and other big attractions.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Northern Virginia?

If you'd like to dazzle your someone special, take them somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Northern Virginia at one of these hideouts and watch love bloom:

  • "Mountain Views~ 3 King Master Suites" in Front Royal will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. Nice touches here include a fireplace and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend break at "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm". Located in Loudoun County, it offers winery tours, a music library and other highlights.

Are there mansions for rent in Northern Virginia?

Whether you're on the lookout for somewhere luxurious and spacious for a family vacation, a week away with old friends or a special birthday party, we've got mansions for rent in Northern Virginia to suit everyone. Here are a few that'll make your jaw drop:

  • If your must-have list includes premium amenities as well as loads of room to sprawl out, you'll love "Glamourous Great Falls Mansion" in Great Falls. It features a swimming pool, golf and more.
  • "Breathtaking 8, 000 Sq Mansion 2 Min Dc W" is another showstopping option that's tough to beat. It's located in Addison Heights and features numerous highlights your guests will love, such as a firepit and a porch.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Northern Virginia?

Whether you're organizing a trip with a large family group, a big engagement party or even a wedding, we'll help you find a space to fit your whole gang. Round up your best buds and take a look at these large vacation rentals in Northern Virginia:

  • "Premier Property - S - . . . So Close In Yet Very Private": With 10 bedrooms sleeping up to 35 people, this vacation rental in Warrenton will give you all the space you need. A garden and a kitchen are a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Entire Luxury Lakefront Vacation Home And Boat House": Located in Stafford, this spacious retreat offers amenities such as a kitchen and an oven. It has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 60 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Northern Virginia?

Get set to take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a few top-rated house rentals in Northern Virginia where life is better beside the pool:

  • Settle into "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm", where the first item on your must-do list should be chilling by the pool. This escape is located in Lovettsville and features a host of family-friendly amenities, including a microwave oven and a barbecue grill.
  • Relax beside the water while the kids splash around at "Historic Manor House On Shenandoah River In Virginia's Wine Country". This property in Bluemont comes with a range of features to keep the family nice and comfortable, such as nearby birdwatching activities and a TV.