Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Rocky Mount

The area's live music and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rocky Mount. Renowned for its cafés, shopping and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. Booker T. Washington National Monument and Mill Mountain Zoo 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 Rocky Mount

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Rocky Mount a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Mountain Zoo (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • The Zone (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Tomahawk Mill Vineyard and Winery (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • River's Edge Sports Complex (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Valhalla Vineyards (21.1 mi / 34 km)
  • Hopkins Planetarium (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rocky Mount

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rocky Mount is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gilly's Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Smith Mountain Lake (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Fairy Stone State Park (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Virginia's Explore Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Mill Mountain Park (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rocky Mount

Fly into Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), the closest airport, located 25.6 mi (41.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Danville, VA (DAN-Danville Regional), which is 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Rocky Mount, VA?

Our 2022 property listings offer a large selection of 7 vacation rentals around Rocky Mount. From 7 house rentals to 5 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • Harvester Performance Center: 437 vacation rentals
  • Gilly's Park: 429 vacation rentals
  • Rocky Mount Center for the Arts: 437 vacation rentals
  • The Zone: 465 vacation rentals
  • Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital: 429 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 7 Houses in Rocky Mount. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rocky Mount include:

  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Rocky Mount?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 7 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Rocky Mount. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.