Vacation rentals, homes, and other unique places to stay at Smith Mountain Lake.
At Smith Mountain Lake you'll find wonderful places and people.
The area's great natural beauty--from the waters and woods to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia--is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun, whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing.
The lake is a short 4-hour drive southwest of Washington D.C. and two hours north of Raleigh, NC.
Friendly people and genuine hospitality make everyone feel welcome and there's always something new to do.
World-class historic sites, unique shopping opportunities from antiques to art galleries, the latest fashions, fantastic dining and entertainment options, and simply sitting back and enjoying the glorious scenery make everyday complete.
Sound too good to be true? Just wait until you see the beautiful sunsets at Smith Mountain Lake.
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Once you visit, you'll want to make Smith Mountain Lake your home. In fact, this little community of 22,000 has grown in large part to the many vacationers who have decided to relocate permanently.
The temperate weather, central location along the East Coast, and a small town atmosphere make Smith Mountain Lake an excellent place to raise your family, start a business, or just kick back and relax.
Lake Size: 32 square miles & 500 miles of shoreline
Average Depth: 55 feet
Public Marinas: Parkway Marina, Bridgewater Marina, Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge, Mitchells Point Marina, Sportsmans Marina
Counties: Franklin, Bedford, Pittsylvania
Header photo courtesy of Zach Ashton
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