Top rated rentals — Waterford
Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Waterford getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Waterford with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Waterford

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Waterford a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Breaux Vineyards (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Tarara Winery (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Stone Tower Winery (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • The Golf Club at Lansdowne (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bluemont Vineyard (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waterford

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waterford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morven Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Shenandoah Lake Beach (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Algonkian Regional Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Seneca Creek State Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Potomac Crossing Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waterford

The nearest airport is in Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), which is 24.1 mi (38.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Waterford?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Waterford:

  • "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm" is a favorite with guests. Around 6 miles from Waterford, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including games and a porch.
  • "Mountain Views~ 3 King Master Suites" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, a garden, a toaster and more. It's around 40 miles from Waterford.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Waterford?

For an unforgettable experience, book a tiny house rental in Waterford. We warn you though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take time off and clear your mind at "Charming Tiny Home With Fire Pit On 25 Acre Historic Farm". Located in Purcellville, a firepit and high-speed internet services are just a couple of the amenities included here.
  • "New 2022 Charming, Comfortable Tiny Home With Great Views Of Farm" offers conveniences such as coffee and tea making facilities and internet services. Located in Lagoa e Carvoeiro, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed abode.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Waterford?

Choose your favorite log cabin from the many dotted in or around Waterford and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, tipple in hand, lazing next to a crackling fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Log Cabin For Couples And Family In The Shenandoah Valley": This great escape is an ideal base for having fun outdoors. Cycling and rafting are a couple of activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your comfy cabin.
  • "Shenandaoh Dreaming Riverfront Log Cabin": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or try some of the thrilling activities nearby, including horse riding and rafting. The choice is yours around here.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Waterford?

Nothing tops a short escape to clear away the cobwebs. Pack your overnight bag and get cozy in one of these top weekend getaways in and around Waterford:

  • "Cedar Lane - Private Cottage, Sophisticated Country Charm" is a favorite option around 17 miles south of the center of Waterford. You'll never have to travel far to find something fun to do around this escape. Get out and explore South Riding Golf Club and Brambleton Regional Park Golf Course. Activities like hiking and biking and horse riding will add the perfect finishing touch to your short break.
  • "Beavers Hill Cottage Mountain And Wine Country Getaway" is another dream escape to consider. Around 25 miles southwest of Waterford, use it as a base to enjoy some rafting or kayaking. Skyline Caverns and Bull Run Country Club should also be on your to-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Waterford?

Take in the vibe and culture of Waterford from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're looking to unwind on your own or live it up with a few friends, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in and around Waterford:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Peaceful Waterford Farmhouse In A Bucolic Setting". This property is a great base for seeing the sights and offers amenities including WiFi and a TV.
  • "Historic Milk House Cottage Pond With Fire Pit" is another attractive option. Get cozy and take advantage of pet-friendly services, off-street parking options and more.

There are loads of highlights around Waterford to put on your itinerary. Satisfy the culture buff in you by visiting Longwood Center for the Visual Arts and J Fergeson Gallery.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Waterford?

From simple apartments to extravagant houses, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are some of our top picks in and around Waterford:

  • For a memorable vacation, it's tough to beat "Stunning Family/friends Retreat". It's nice and close to the center of Waterford, in addition to countless things to see and do.
  • Another awesome option is "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Waterford.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Waterford?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Waterford that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Slip away on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm". Located approximately 6 miles from Waterford, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including winery tours and a music library.
  • "Historic Manor House On Shenandoah River In Virginia's Wine Country" is another retreat that's guaranteed to impress. It's about 13 miles from Waterford and has winery tours and outdoor furniture.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Waterford?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Waterford and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Offering space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Historic Manor House On Shenandoah River In Virginia's Wine Country". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a nearby waterfront and a kitchen. This top pick is around 13 miles to the west of Waterford.
  • "Breathtaking Views With An Indoor Private Pool" is another terrific option. It's around 13 miles to the southwest of Waterford, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. A fireplace and a chef are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Waterford?

A pool is often a highlight of any good vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment splashing around or simply unwinding by the water at one of these refreshing getaways in or near Waterford:

  • Pack your swimsuit and stay at "Three Bedroom Short Term Rental House On Historic Linden Hall Farm". Other amenities here include childrens activities and a porch.
  • Another inviting option is "Historic Manor House On Shenandoah River In Virginia's Wine Country". There's loads to love about this property apart from its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and a toaster.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Waterford?

Whether your perfect escape is high in the mountains or down by the sea, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with people you love. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Waterford and bring along the whole crew:

  • Sleeping up to 14 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Historic Manor House On Shenandoah River In Virginia's Wine Country" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This retreat is 13 miles to the west of Waterford and has amenities such as cable/satellite TV services and a living room.
  • "Wedding Property For Intimate Wedding Parties" also has the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This option is around 30 miles to the south of central Waterford and accommodates 10 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Pet-friendly facilities and books will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you have plenty of choice. The Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat, Amazement Square and AMF Lynchburg Lanes promise lots of fun for young and old.