Discover a selection of 329 vacation rentals in Luray 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $175 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Luray. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover a peaceful cabin rental in Luray

When you visit Luray, you can enjoy the quiet atmosphere that most travelers looking for Shenandoah cabins strive for. The town has many stores that make visiting convenient, but it's still quiet enough to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Plus, booking a cabin in the area will grant you access to some stunning natural features, such as the Luray Caverns and the Shenandoah River. You can explore the caves and take to the water on a boat for a more thrilling experience. Of course, Shenandoah National Park is going to be your best bet for hiking and biking trails.

 
Things to do

Luray’s national wonders

A vast 200,000-acre expanse of protected wilderness, Shenandoah National Park is the home of some of Virginia’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. Over 500 miles of hiking trails take you through sheltered hollows, past cascading waterfalls, and alongside flowing streams. Over 1,400 species of plants, as well as 190 types of bird and 50 different mammals, can be spotted along these paths, so nature buffs will be in their element. Picnics are a great family option, while travelers staying in one of the many pet-friendly vacation rentals in Luray can seize the opportunity to take their 4-legged pal on an outing of their own.

Activities

Lookout over Luray

The Blue Ridge mountains and Shenandoah Valley combine to provide the majestic scenery around Luray, and the Skyline Drive is the perfect way to take it all in. This 105-mile road runs the length of the Shenandoah National Park and offers 75 scenic overlooks en route. The road is also open for cyclists looking to breathe in the fresh mountain air, while horseback riding is a fantastic choice in the warmer months. Skyline Drive is particularly popular in the fall, when the autumnal colors cast this region in a breathtaking new light. Stare out west over the Shenandoah Valley, or look east for panoramas of the Piedmont.

Weather

Explaining the Luray climate

Virginia falls under the heading of a humid subtropical climate, which generally promises temperate weather and regular rainfall. The winter can get cold, with January averaging at around 31°F, so wrapping up warm is essential. That said, it’s also a fantastic time to visit the nearby ski slopes in Massanutten. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the warm spring and fall months, when the foliage colors come into their own. These periods also see Luray vacation rentals drop in price. Summer temperatures are highest, averaging at 74°F—you’ll have to book early to nab a Luray vacation rental in this busy season.

Natural features

Luray runs deep

The staggering formations of Luray Caverns were first discovered by accident, when a local craftsman’s candle was extinguished by the air leaving its main chamber, Giant’s Hall. Now visitors travel from across the globe to stand in this cave and admire Titania’s Veil, a white calcite structure that descends from the cave’s ceiling, or the Double Column, where a stalagmite and stalactite have joined together to form a 47-foot behemoth. The aptly named Dream Lake reflects these incredible features, creating a shimmering mirror image on the surface of its crystal-clear waters.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Luray

Fly into Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), the closest airport, located 36.4 mi (58.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), which is 36.6 mi (58.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Luray?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 329 vacation rentals around Luray. From 208 cabin rentals to 289 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.