An iconic part of the American landscape, the Blue Ridge Mountains have been immortalized in popular culture too, like in John Denver's wildly popular song, 'Take Me Home, Country Road Roads'. The peaks owe their particular blueness to the isoprene released by trees into the atmosphere. No doubt, this has fascinated visitors since the beginning of time. Come and enjoy your vacation in a Blue Ridge-style mountain cottage with a view of some of America's most magnificent landscapes.
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Popular Rental Amenities in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Choose a filter above to look for an offer meeting your requirements among the 61,357 rentals in Blue Ridge Mountains. HomeToGo's data shows that "Internet" and "TV" prove to be the most commonly provided features in Blue Ridge Mountains. You could even find properties if you need a crib for your baby (5,257 rentals include "Crib" in Blue Ridge Mountains) or if you love sweating the stress away in saunas (1,059 rentals in Blue Ridge Mountains include "Sauna").
Price and Availability Index in Blue Ridge Mountains
Vacation Rental Price Information in the Blue Ridge Mountains
The graph shows average prices of rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains for the next twelve months. Blue Ridge Mountains is more expensive in December (12/17 - 12/24), where prices are on average $525 a night. In January (1/21 - 1/28), prices will hit an average low of $396 per night.
Rental Availability Information in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in July (7/2 - 7/9), where 39% of the vacation rentals are booked. On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of December (12/3 - 12/10).
The Weather in the Blue Ridge Mountains
This is the climate diagram in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with temperatures going under 28° The rainiest month is July while the driest month is October.
7-Day Weather Forecast in the Blue Ridge Mountains
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Where are the trendiest destinations for summer 2019? HomeToGo examined its own metasearch data from the first five months of 2019, and compared it to the same period in 2018, to find out what locations around the world are experiencing the strongest year-on-year increase in searches. The results show that the Blue Ridge Mountains are the trendiest destination for summer 2019, experiencing a meteoric 839% increase in searches year-on-year!
<strong>Excursions and Day Trips</strong>
Roanake Valley is a popular base for vacationers thanks to its art scene, fantastic shopping options and culinary escapades. Unmissable is the 469 mile-long Blue Ridge Parkway, the most-visited scenic drive in the National Park System. Botetourt County's claim to fame is its back-roads, wineries, rivers and trails. From here, hikers head to the Appalachian Trail and the TransAmerica Trail.
Paddlers and swimmers can marvel at the might of the James River at the Upper James River Water Trail. Pearson's Falls near Tryon is a lovely spot for picnics amidst rich biodiversity.
Blue Ridge's chock-a-block calendar caters to all tastes. The summertime Troutville Trail Days celebrates the spirit of the hikers who make the arduous 2200-mile trek from Georgia to Maine. The Horse & Hound Wine Festival takes place in July at Johnson's Orchards and Peaks of Otter Winery near Blue Ridge Parkway. It's a day well-spent with horses, dogs and wine!
Floyd Fest (June) in the town of Floyd is a heady mix of music, nature, yoga and camping. Experience African-American heritage at September's Henry Street Heritage Festival in Elmwood Park. More culture lies in wait at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival in the fall. The mountains are truly alive in Blue Ridge.
Blue Ridge Mountains sights
Towering at almost 6000 feet, this is the highest peak in the Blueridge chain. With an unparalleled natural diversity, the mountains host the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, a thoroughly enjoyable Scottish affair.
Mount Mitchell State Park is the highest point east of the Mississippi River. An observation deck offers fine views of spruce and fir forests in the surrounding landscape. Discover the mountain's cultural legacies at the museum.
Waterrock Knob's summit lies within the Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Service unit. Easily accessible from the parkway, the mountain is a real favorite with hikers. Vantage points offer surreal sunset views.
The highest peak on the Blue Ridge Parkway, hikers can set off on a self-guided loop trail that meanders through a lush spruce-fir forest. Note that the parkway is closed during winters.
Hawksbill assures its hikers of grand views of Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock and Shortoff Mountain. Soak in the burnt orange beauty of autumn in late October. A moderately difficult hike, exquisite picnic areas await at the top.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in the Blue Ridge Mountains?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains is $81.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in the Blue Ridge Mountains?
December has the highest amount of available House rentals and Cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in the Blue Ridge Mountains?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains include accommodations that have: Internet, TV, and Grill.
How many vacation rentals are in the Blue Ridge Mountains?
Discover 61,357 vacation rentals available to book in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
What's the best time of year to travel to Blue Ridge Mountains?
July and June are typically the warmest months in the Blue Ridge Mountains with temperatures around 84 °F. January and February in the Blue Ridge Mountains are the coldest, with 28 °F on average.
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