Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Charlottesville

Take a holiday to Charlottesville and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and history. This city's university setting, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Monticello and Virginia Discovery Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Charlottesville

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Charlottesville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Charlottesville Ice Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Birdwood Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jefferson Vineyards (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Arcady Vineyard (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Oakencroft Vineyard and Winery (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Trump Winery (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Charlottesville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charlottesville is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Doyles River Falls (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Swift Run Gap Entrance Shenandoah (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Grand Caverns (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • Viette's Gardens (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Charlottesville

Fly into Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), which is 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Charlottesville Station.

Where to stay near Charlottesville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 282 holiday rentals near Charlottesville. From 171 Houses to 42 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Charlottesville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Charlottesville?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charlottesville:

  • Venable: 34 holiday homes
  • Fry's Spring: 27 holiday homes
  • Belmont: 42 holiday homes
  • Barracks Rugby: 24 holiday homes
  • North Downtown: 51 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Charlottesville?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Charlottesville. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scott Stadium: 259 holiday rentals
  • Fashion Square Mall: 271 holiday rentals
  • Monticello: 653 holiday rentals
  • The Jefferson Theater: 254 holiday rentals
  • Trump Winery: 234 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Charlottesville listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Charlottesville?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 171 Houses in Charlottesville. Our other popular types of Charlottesville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 42 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 42 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 42 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charlottesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Charlottesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.