Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Harrisonburg

Take a holiday to Harrisonburg and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums. This scenic city is known for its university setting, shopping and restaurants. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Harrisonburg

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Harrisonburg has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • A Dream Come True Playground (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Back Home on the Farm (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Rockingham Fairgrounds (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Masanutten Ski Resort (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Bluestone Vineyard (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Cross Keys Vineyards (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Harrisonburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harrisonburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Luray Caverns (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
  • Edith J. Carrier Arboretum (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Grand Caverns (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Endless Caverns (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • New Market Community Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Doyles River Falls (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Harrisonburg

The nearest airport is in Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Harrisonburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 303 holiday rentals near Harrisonburg. From 60 Cabins to 154 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harrisonburg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Back Home on the Farm: 306 holiday rentals
  • A Dream Come True Playground: 297 holiday rentals
  • Virginia Quilt Museum: 307 holiday rentals
  • Harrisonburg Fire Department Museum: 308 holiday rentals
  • Larkin Arts: 308 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harrisonburg 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 Cabins in Harrisonburg?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 60 Cabins in Harrisonburg. Our other popular types of Harrisonburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 154 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 60 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 60 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harrisonburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 148 holiday homes with pool available in Harrisonburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.