Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Roanoke, VA 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 kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $104 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Roanoke. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Picturesque Roanoke hits all the right notes

Hugging both shores of the Roanoke River, lively Roanoke is the heart and soul of Southwest Virginia. Surrounded by the breathtaking nature of the Shenandoah Valley, the city's thriving cultural scene is balanced out by plenty of outdoor activities to keep your heart pumping. Music lovers are in for a treat at a Roanoke vacation rental, as the city has a long history of live music of all kinds, and you can still catch your choice of live sets around town on any given night. From railroad history to modern art and everything in between, you'll find it here.

Things to do

A star is born in the rolling hills of Roanoke

Perched atop Mill Mountain is one of the city's most iconic landmarks -- the Roanoke Star, a vibrant neon installation dating from 1949. While you're there, be sure to visit Mill Mountain Zoo. Beyond that, Roanoke is all museums, all the time. Try the Taubman Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, the History Museum of Western Virginia, or the Roanoke Pinball Museum, just to name a few (we could keep going). For a taste of local railroad history, check out the historic photos at the O. Winston Link Museum, housed in the city's landmark former train station.

Activities

They call it Virginia's Music City for a reason

There's plenty to keep the night owls happy at a Roanoke vacation rental. Countless clubs around town offer up regular live music, and there's always something on at the Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre. The more outdoorsy types will love all the hiking, biking, and climbing opportunities in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The river's prime territory for kayaking, canoeing, and championship fishing, as well as some top-notch birding and wildlife viewing. The Blue Ridge Parkway is made for scenic drives (especially in fall). In town, you'll find more than enough festivals, markets, and shops to keep you busy for days.

Weather

There's a season for every mood in Music City

No matter which season your crew prefers, there's a Roanoke vacation rental that fits the bill. The warmest months are June to August, when highs soar well into the 80s and 90s (sometimes even higher). The lows dip below freezing from December to February, when you might see light snows once in awhile. Weather in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall can see wide swings, with temps anywhere from the 40s to the 70s in April to May and September to October. Don't miss the fall leaves along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which peak between mid-October and early November.

Natural features

Where the hills just keep on rolling along

The verdant Roanoke Valley in southwest Virginia is known for its picture-perfect rolling green hills, dotted occasionally with pastoral farmland. Dominating the landscape are the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, covered in trees that hide miles of hiking trails for exploring and getting that fresh air fix. Cutting straight through town, the winding Roanoke River brings the wildlife to the city, making for some of the best birdwatching for miles around (be sure to pack those binoculars). If you prefer your wildlife encounters to happen from a safe distance, there's conveniently a zoo in town.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Roanoke

The nearest airport is in Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Roanoke Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Roanoke, VA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 523 vacation rentals around Roanoke. From 48 cabin rentals to 317 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Roanoke?

Forget the beach any go lakeside instead. Sit back, regain your chill and soak up those stunning views. Vrbo has 317 rentals close to lakes ready to be booked. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 215 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 212 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 198 lakeside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Roanoke?

If you're searching for a home away from home this vacation, renting a whole house is a terrific idea. You and the gang will have ample space for all sorts of vacation activities. There are 290 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $20 a night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other sought-after lodging types, such as:

  • Condo: 81 vacation homes. Prices start from $88 per night.
  • Hotel: 42 vacation homes. Prices start from $80 per night.
  • Cabin: 29 vacation homes. Prices start from $77 per night.

Can I stay in Roanoke in a large group?

There's nothing quite like exploring somewhere completely new with your family and loved ones. The great news is Vrbo has places suitable for large groups. The leading option for large groups here are house vacation homes, and there are 96 available. Rental accommodations around this area that can house large groups include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can house 6 vacationers? We have 276 that will be perfect. Prices start from $60 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be happy to hear that there are 236 vacation homes that are ideal. You can book one for as little as $137 a night.
  • Going away with 10 guests? We've got 102 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $195 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your cousin and all your friends to Roanoke.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Roanoke?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reunite with your nearest and dearest and secure an affordable stay with Vrbo. Bagging a rental in Old Southwest is a good way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 4 options and the average cost is $132 per night.