Vacation rentals in Lake Gaston

Vacation rentals in Lake Gaston

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Highlights Lake Gaston

  • Lakeside rentals
  • Wide selection of outdoor activities
  • Peaceful getaway
  • Southern comfort food
  • Historical landmarks
  • Sandy public beaches

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Lake Gaston, Virginia
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Lake Gaston, Virginia
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(10 reviews)
Lake Gaston Lodge located in Pea Hill Creek. Amenities include air conditioning and heat, fully equipped kitchen, one bath with shower. Charcoal grill & picnic table are located just outside the cabin. Natural woodland setting with winding paths & trails to the waterfront where you will find available boat dock & boathouse with lift & electric. County maintained boat ramp is 2 minutes away. We offer secure parking for your boat & trailer. Enjoy swimming at the sandy beach with a picnic area. Great location for multi family vacations, family reunions, church groups, clubs...
from $129 / night
Vacation Rental for 10 Guests in Lake Gaston, Warren County (nc)
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Lake Gaston, Warren County (nc)
Vacation Rental • 10 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
(43 reviews)
This wonderfully decorated waterfront Cabin features beautiful wood beam cathedral ceilings, two stone fireplaces, with both a living room and den for plenty of gathering room for family vacations, couples getaways, and guys weekends. With an open floor plan that connects the kitchen, living room and dining room to a large back deck that overlooks beautiful Lake Gaston. Offering 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this expansive home sleeps 8 people comfortably. Amenities include a fully stocked and functional kitchen, washer and dryer, screened in downstairs porch, two expansive upper back decks o...
from $266 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Lake Gaston, Virginia
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Lake Gaston, Virginia
Vacation Rental • 2196 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(38 reviews)
Beautiful fully furnished 3 bedroom 2 bath home for rent on Lake Gaston. Open floor plan on the main level includes living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances to include dishwasher, gas stove, microwave and a refrigerator with ice-maker. Kitchen is fully equipped with thoughtful additions for the family chef such as baking dishes, pizza pan, cutting boards, mixer, blender, hand mixer and a bread-maker! Sleeping arrangements upstairs consist of two bedrooms, both with queen size beds that share a hall bath with Jacuzzi tub on the first floor. French d...
from $199 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lake Gaston

$321for 24 Feb - 2 Mar
$418 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lake Gaston

62%for 24 Feb - 2 Mar
59% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lake Gaston

Peaceful lakeside rental locations

Take a trip to this quiet southern lake for your next vacation destination unleashing a world of entertainment and adventure. Lake Gaston is a sprawling 20,000 acre lake bordering Virginia and North Carolina, with sparkling waters and a hint of southern charm. A little over 70 miles from Raleigh and about 100 miles from Richmond, it makes it the perfect weekend escape from the noise of the city. Many of the rentals here can be found a stone's throw away from the public beaches or even have secluded direct access to the lakefront. Spend a day soaking up the sun on your private lakeside deck before returning home to your serene vacation property.

A vacation rental for everyone

Find your perfect rental property with accommodations ranging from a romantic couples getaway to spacious accommodations easily able to house large groups of family or friends. Enjoy a barbecue in the warm summer weather on your own private deck which many rentals in this area are known to have. If you are looking more to dive into the action many of the vacation rentals include direct or public water access, so you can explore everything Lake Gaston has to offer. With properties like these, you may never want to leave Lake Gaston.

Vacations in Lake Gaston

The area and getting around

A lake bustling with activities

The surrounding lakeside area has so much to offer, with a wide selection of outdoor entertainment. Here you can find no shortage of water sports, nature observation points, and beaches. You are spoiled for choice with sandy beaches surrounding most of the lake and even more, a quick drive west along the Roanoke River. Appreciate the small southern town feel, making it the ideal location for people who are looking for a peaceful getaway. Doing a road trip through the south? Lake Gaston makes the perfect stopover between your journey. Here you have access to roads linking you to major southern cities taking you through Richmond, Virginia Beach, and even Raleigh all within less than 2 hours.

Lakeside southern comfort food and unique local activities

The location of this area means you get a wide variety of unique pastimes. Bordering two southern states and being on the water means that you get the perfect blend of southern comfort and seafood. Come as you are, flip-flops and to all, to these casual waterfront restaurants, and dine waterside with a wide selection of southern classics such as rich and creamy shrimp & grits, juicy pulled pork, warm cornbread, and dripping baby back ribs. After a full meal, enjoy a walk around the Roanoke Rapids or Chockoyotte Park which are about a 30-minute drive from Lake Gaston’s center. Itching for something new? Discover one of a kind experiences and unlock your curiosity, just a quick 15-min drive from Lake Gaston you can find traditional southern restaurants and quirky museums in the quaint town of Littleton.

Travelers and activities

Lake Gaston for culture and history lovers

Immerse yourself in the rich history that Lake Gaston has to offer. Take a drive through the Roanoke Rapids Historic District and hit several historical landmarks including the Historic Roanoke Rapids Station, the original textile mills, and much more. A short drive south at the Halifax State Historic Site, take a self-guided tour that includes features like the 1838 Jail, 1790 Eagle Tavern, and the Underground Railroad Trail. Plan your visit around one of the frequently featured costumed historical interpreters who truly bring this history to life.

Lake Gaston for water sport enthusiasts

If you can’t stay away from the water, Lake Gaston offers many suitable solutions to get your water fix. A 20,000 acre lake provides the perfect location for boating, tubing, fishing, wakeboarding, kayaking, canoeing, and much more, making this a hotbed for all water sports. If you’re a boating enthusiast, you can even bring your boat on vacation with you, public lake access and boat ramps allow you to hit the water on your own pride and joy. With over 350 miles of scenic shoreline to explore you will find some of the most gorgeous beaches, check out our favorites in North Bend Park and the Lake Gaston day use area. These wide selection of water sports makes it the perfect summer playground for people who love being outdoors.

Did you know that Lake Gaston is man-made! Created in 1963, Lake Gaston was originally made for flood control, hydroelectric power but is now enjoyed recreationally by its residents and guests!

Top 5 travel tips for Lake Gaston

1. Rosemont of Virginia Vineyard & Winery

Whether you’re in Lake Gaston for the week or a weekend, a day spent at Rosemont of Virginia Vineyard & Winery will be the perfect addition to your holiday. Founded in 1858, this rustic American farm has been in the family for generations and all its wine has been 100% produced and bottled on the estate. Be immersed in the history and their vast wine selection with a reservation for one of their tasting rooms, which are open daily for wine flights, all year round. Could it get any better?

2. Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park

Be immersed in North Carolina’s wildlife by having a closeup of over 2,000 exotic birds. Discover over 200 species of tropical birds from around the world. When you have finally become a bird expert, take a break and enjoy a walk down the wetland safari trail and wander through North Carolina’s natural wetlands taking in the other authentic wildlife the state has to offer.

3. Explore Goat Island

Located in the eastern part of Lake Gaston, Goat Island is the perfect place to rest from a day on the water. Accessible by boat, kayak, canoe, or other sea vessels, this island makes a perfect place to meet up with friends or take the family for a break in the action. Bring some food and have a picnic on the provided tables on the island or even strike up a fire on one of the grills and have a lakeside barbecue. Enjoy this gem of public space and feel the seclusion of Goat Island.

4. Take flight with Sand Dollar Seaplanes

Get to see Lake Gaston from a whole new perspective, from above! With a water takeoff and landings right on the lake, you will get to see the area from a birds-eye-view. Take to the sky with a local experienced pilot, gliding over beautiful homes, stunning shorelines, and scenic waterways. Make your vacation memorable with this once-in-a-lifetime experience with Sand Dollar Seaplanes.

5. Tailrace Park

Just below the John H. Kerr Dam, you can hear the humming of water from Tailrace Park. Find space at one of the numerous picnic shelters that make an ideal break location for the family or even a romantic date spot. Tailrace Park is also known for its opportunity for wildlife photography, spot native wild eagles along with other species, attracted by the plethora of fish drawn in by the rushing waters. This is the ultimate opportunity for nature photographers, you never know what you might capture.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lake Gaston

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Lake Gaston?

Lake Gaston is one of the most expensive destinations in the USA. The price for a vacation rental is about $496 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Lake Gaston?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Lake Gaston are February ($463 the average per night for accommodation), December ($477), and March ($479).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lake Gaston?

When booking a vacation rental in Lake Gaston, the highest prices are usually found in the month of August (with an average of $534 per night), followed by June ($521), and then July ($517).

Is Lake Gaston a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Lake Gaston as only 22% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

January, February and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 50%, 47%, and 42%. However, even during these periods of time, when the availability is the highest, the average is just 46%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Lake Gaston.

How many vacation rentals are there in Lake Gaston?

Holidu works with 2 different partners to offer you a choice between 240 vacation rentals we have in Lake Gaston.

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