Harrisonburg is a lovely city in the state of Virginia. Located between multiple state parks and national forests, the area is perfect for outdoor activities. Harrisonburg is home to the a public research university, James Madison University and to the Eastern Mennonite University as well -- meaning there is a large student and academic population here.
Harrisonburg is a very popular place to visit, featuring point of interests, cultural centers, water parks, outdoor activities, and much more.
Plenty of amazing activities await visitors in Harrisonburg. The city features not only great outdoor activities but also lots of sights to see. One of the most famous landmarks in Harrisonburg is the White Oak Lavender Farm. The farm attracts many visitors each year and is wonderful when the lavenders are blooming. There's also a vineyard here so you can attend a great wine-tasting tour after wandering around the beautiful gardens.
Elsewhere, visit the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum to be transported into a magical land. Colorful trees, a tiny creek and wild animals are all in the area, making it picturesque to stroll through on a sunny afternoon. Equally beautiful is the Shenandoah National Park which is a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and perfect for hiking among the incredible scenery. There are additionally horse back riding tours on offer here.
Alternatively, for a truly unique experience, head to Luray Caverns, a stunning underground cave system where geological formations decorate the surroundings.
The best area to stay in Harrisonburg is the north eastern region of the city where there are lots of restaurants, cafes, parks and other amenities available. Whether traveling with family and friends or as a couple, a vacation rental is a great way to establish a new home away from home. Both short term and long term rentals can be booked here, typically coming with a full kitchen, dining and living area, laundry room, and even a hot tub.
The best time to visit Harrisonburg is in August when you can fully enjoy the outdoors. The average summer temperature is 78 degrees from May until the end of September, while July is the hottest month. Average winter temperatures sit at 49 degrees and there is only a little rain in the area, again mostly in July.
Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Harrisonburg has 472 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Harrisonburg can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price rental is available at $20 a night. A typical vacation rental in Harrisonburg costs on average $161 a night.
If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 170 accommodations in Harrisonburg that have WiFi. We have 36 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 17 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Harrisonburg, you'll want to pick from 177 places to stay that provide parking. We track 19 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 41 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Harrisonburg AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 142 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Priceline and 9 places to stay from Agoda.
287 of our places to stay in Harrisonburg have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 74% as excellent or good. 126 places to stay in are instantly bookable.