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Top rated rentals — West Virginia
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Destination guide

Enjoy vibrant nature from a West Virginia cabin to rent

On the southeastern side of Hocking Hills, you'll find the border of West Virginia. Not only does booking one of the Hocking Hills cabins in this area make it easy to access all the attractions that northwestern West Virginia has to offer, but it still puts you close to all the hiking, fishing, and swimming opportunities in Hocking Hills. Plus, the area is notably quiet, so it's easy to find an isolated cabin that will let you enjoy the relaxing vacation you deserve. The variety of available cabins is extensive as well, so you can find an accommodation whether you're looking for luxury or are traveling on a budget.

 
Things to do

Attractions near West Virginia vacation homes

West Virginia's state capital of Charleston is a compact city with a historic feel. Visit the State Capitol Complex, a dramatic Georgian building topped off with a distinctive golden dome. Book a tour and explore the grand marble rooms, and the chambers where the state government works. Afterwards, head to the Downtown Charleston Historic District, which has the look of a classic small American town. With old-fashioned ice-cream shops and cozy cafes, it's a great place to bring the family. Try to catch a tour on one of the old trolley buses that still rattle through the streets.

Activities

Things to do near West Virginia cottage rentals

Snowshoe Mountain Resort is one of the biggest ski areas in the mid-Atlantic region, and, with a decent layer of powder, it's no wonder it's such a popular resort. There are 60 runs for all abilities, plus a series of backcountry trails where you can appreciate the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. Many West Virginia vacation rentals cater to the ski crowd, with ski-in/ski-out access, so you can spend more time on the mountain. The Village at Snowshoe is at the summit, with a relaxed and cozy apres-ski vibe. When the snow melts the mountain is open for summer hiking.

Weather

Climate for your stay in West Virginia vacation homes

West Virginia has a varied climate across the state, with the mountain areas in the east tending to be colder. In the west, there's warm weather from May to September, with high humidity, mild spring and fall months, and a short winter which can see heavy snowfall. Summer can be a popular time for West Virginia vacation rentals in the mountain areas, as they're mild and cooler than the city, but peak time is December to March, when snow coverage is at its thickest.

Natural features

Forest and mountain landscapes in West Virginia

To the east of West Virginia, Monongahela National Forest occupies a large part of the state, with mountains covered in lush green trees. Home of the Allegheny Mountains, part of the Appalachian range, there are a number of hiking and biking trails, for different abilities. The 12-mile Allegheny Mountain Trail has gentle slopes and well-worn paths, taking you past waterfalls and through shady trails. Once you reach the summit, you enjoy breathtaking views, especially in the fall, due to the colorful foliage.

Food and drink

Sample regional cuisine in West Virginia

West Virginia cuisine follows Southern cooking styles and ingredients, such as fried chicken, cornbread, pinto beans, mashed potatoes, and cobbler. Game meat is found on most menus, as well as moonshine and craft beers. The state staple, pepperoni roll, was once the lunch of miners but can now be found in bakeries, stores, and cafés near vacation rentals throughout the state.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in West Virginia

West Virginia boasts plenty of idyllic outdoor locations and romantic attractions for couples. Vacation homes are available near places like New River Gorge National River, a large park with a whitewater river and hiking trails, and Summersville Lake, a reservoir with miles of shoreline for boating, fishing, and camping. You could also visit the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, a casino with table games, slots, and a horse track.

Can I find log cabins to rent in West Virginia?

Whether you're searching for a modest retreat or something a little more upmarket, we've got some great log cabins to rent in West Virginia. Experience a blend of comfort and adventure at one of these guest favorites:

  • Put your bags down at "Log Cabin Stonewall Jackson Retreat" in Courthouse-Collins Settlement and during the day enjoy kayaking and water skiing and your nights kicking back in your cozy cabin.
  • Another option is "2 Miles To Snowshoe Secluded 3bedroom Log Cabin On 9 Acres Hot Tub Waterfall Wifi". With fun activities such as hiking and biking and cycling close by, this Marlinton getaway will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

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

If you're craving a break and a change of pace, Vrbo's got the perfect remedy. Return home feeling on top of the world after a weekend getaway in West Virginia at one of these top-rated rentals:

  • "Foxwood, Dedicated To Creating Memories For Your Family And Friends": This property in Snowshoe makes for a lovely weekend getaway. Spend time exploring attractions like Powderidge Ski Lift and Raven Golf Club, then put your feet up and enjoy your cozy digs. Shopping and a smart TV are some amenities here.
  • "Cabin - Getaway On The River": An equally appealing pick, this rental in Gerardmer comes with a nearby river, a nearby waterfront and more. West Virginia State Wildlife Center and Stuart Recreation Area are nearby when you want to get your fix of nature.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in West Virginia?

Studio apartments may be smaller in size, but it's tough to beat their downtown locations and budget-friendly price tags. Whether you're traveling alone or you're with a few friends, consider one of these terrific studio apartments in West Virginia:

  • Nap, eat, chill with friends ... Do it all from the compact yet smartly designed single space at "Mountain Lodge 142 - Slope Side". Located in Snowshoe, shopping and WiFi are among the amenities here.
  • Homey and offering more privacy than a bustling hotel, "This House Is A 4 Bedroom - S - , 3. 5 Bathrooms" is another option with appeal. It's located in French Creek and features coffee and tea making facilities and a barbecue grill.

Can I find short term rentals in West Virginia?

West Virginia has short-term rentals that come in all shapes, sizes and budgets. Take some time out in a cheap cabin, a luxurious condo or whatever else appeals to you. Here are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Located close to the heart of Snowshoe, "Foxwood, Dedicated To Creating Memories For Your Family And Friends" is well suited to a short-term stay. Set up base here and explore all the interesting sights around the area.
  • "Cabin - Getaway On The River" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a couple of lazy days at this property in French Creek and find out why it's a hit with many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in West Virginia?

A romantic weekend getaway in West Virginia is a surefire way to rekindle the passion. Light a fancy candle, take your honey by the hand and get set to let the sparks fly at one of these properties:

  • Squeeze in some "us time" at "Paradise Cabin At Pardise In The Woods Overlooking The Buckhannon River". This Mid-Atlantic property is made for romance, offering amenities like air conditioning and outdoor furniture to help set the mood.
  • Another appealing option is "Snowshoe Studio - Vrbo Premier Partner" in Cass. Enjoy perks here including air conditioning and golf, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in West Virginia?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring along all your friends, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in West Virginia that will accommodate large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "Paradise Cabin At Pardise In The Woods Overlooking The Buckhannon River": This popular retreat is a terrific option for large groups wanting to stay in Mid-Atlantic. It has 3 bedrooms and amenities that include a nearby river and a kitchen.
  • "Foxwood, Dedicated To Creating Memories For Your Family And Friends": You'll get your squad's stamp of approval at this option in Snowshoe which features a kitchen, a fireplace and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will easily house everyone you love.

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

In West Virginia, there are plenty of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these popular escapes:

  • The pool at "This House Is A 4 Bedroom - S - , 3. 5 Bathrooms" will add another dimension of fun to your adventure. Located in Tallmansville, this rental home also features a barbecue grill and a kitchen.
  • Relax and unwind by the water while the kids frolic about at "Ohio River Guest House". This option in Reedsville comes with a range of features to keep the family comfortable, such as a toaster and a kitchen island.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in West Virginia?

Perhaps you're organizing a getaway to celebrate a special event, or reuniting with relatives you haven't seen in years. Whatever the reason, you're going to need lots of space. One of our large family vacation rentals in West Virginia could be the ideal fit:

  • "Paradise Cabin At Pardise In The Woods Overlooking The Buckhannon River" in Mid-Atlantic will make your family get-together one you won't forget. It has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests and a range of amenities, including a DVD player and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Alternatively, treat your family to a week away at "Foxwood, Dedicated To Creating Memories For Your Family And Friends". This Snowshoe property has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 people. Make use of a kitchen island and towels throughout your stay.

Can I find family cabin rentals in West Virginia?

Cook up some s'mores and enjoy a round of parlor games. These cabin rentals in West Virginia are ideal bases to reconnect with the family:

  • "Paradise Cabin At Pardise In The Woods Overlooking The Buckhannon River" - Located in Mid-Atlantic, this pleasant getaway provides amenities such as towels and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Vrbo Property" – This property in French Creek is another top pick with families. Conveniences here include coffee and tea making facilities and a toaster.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the West Virginia vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in West Virginia?

Go for a dip in the morning, noon or even midnight — it's up to you when you book one of our West Virginia properties with an indoor pool. And best of all, there's room for your entire crew to join the fun.

  • Invite up to 13 of your favorite people to an epic stay at "4 Bedroom + Sleeping Loft Condo On The Top Of Snowshoe". This Snowshoe haven comes with 4 bedrooms and a myriad of amenities in addition to its indoor swimming pool. A swimming pool and a nearby river are among them.
  • Prepare for plenty of mingling and relaxing by the indoor pool at "Best Loggers Run - True Ski - In" in Snowshoe. With 5 bedrooms, up to 15 family members or friends can keep you company at this popular property. It's full of features to keep a large group entertained, including a sauna and a kitchen.

If you're chasing more ideas and inspiration, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to see our great range of West Virginia vacation rentals.

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