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Popular amenities for Charlottesville vacation rentals

Stay near Charlottesville's top sights

University of Virginia251 locals recommend
John Paul Jones Arena60 locals recommend
Barracks Road Shopping Center78 locals recommend
Omni Charlottesville Hotel3 locals recommend
Scott Stadium28 locals recommend
The Jefferson Theater91 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Charlottesville

  • Total rentals

    910 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    59K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    500 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    260 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    50 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    480 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Charlottesville?

    Charlottesville experiences four distinct seasons. Summers are hot, with temperatures often reaching 86°F (30°C), while winters can be cold, with temperatures averaging around 32°F (0°C). Spring and fall are mild and popular times to visit due to the pleasant weather and colorful foliage.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Charlottesville?

    In Charlottesville, you can explore history at Monticello, enjoy a walk at the Downtown Mall, or hike on the Rivanna Trail. Visiting the University of Virginia campus or spending a day at Chris Greene Lake Park are also popular activities.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Charlottesville?

    The most popular times to visit Charlottesville are spring and fall when the weather is pleasant and the foliage is vibrant. The Virginia Festival of the Book in March and the Charlottesville City Market, a weekly event from April to December, draw numerous visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Charlottesville?

    Explore the Downtown Mall area for its lively vibe, historic charm, and proximity to restaurants and shops. The Belmont neighborhood, known for its eclectic mix of homes and eateries, is another popular choice. If you prefer quieter surrounds, consider staying in the residential area of North Downtown, which is still within walking distance of the city center.

  • What are the best places to visit in Charlottesville?

    Charlottesville has many popular attractions including the historic University of Virginia campus, Monticello - home of Thomas Jefferson, and the Downtown Mall, a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining area. For nature lovers, the Carter Mountain Orchard and Shenandoah National Park are also frequently suggested.

  • What are some hiking trails in Charlottesville?

    You can explore the Rivanna Trail, a 32 km loop that encircles the city, offering varied terrains and beautiful vistas. For a shorter trek, consider the Saunders-Monticello Trail, a 6.4 km path with a boardwalk through the woods. Nature lovers might also enjoy the Ivy Creek Natural Area, a 240-acre preserve with 11 km of trails through forests, fields, and along the waterfront.

  • What are some family activities to do in Charlottesville?

    For a family-friendly day, explore the Virginia Discovery Museum or have some fun at the Charlottesville Ice Park. You can also visit the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Enjoy an afternoon at Chris Greene Lake Park, where you can swim, fish, or have a picnic.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Charlottesville?

    For day trips, consider exploring the natural beauty of Shenandoah National Park or the Luray Caverns, both within a two-hour drive. History buffs might enjoy a trip to Richmond, the capital of Virginia, which is about 1 hour and 20 minutes away by car.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Charlottesville?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 470 vacation rentals in Charlottesville featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Charlottesville?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Charlottesville. Choose from more than 240 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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