About Moneta

Nestled in the heart of Virginia, Moneta is the perfect lakeside escape. Moneta is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, biking, hiking, tennis, golfing, and horseback riding. It offers visitors plenty of culture and entertainment too. With museums, fine dining, shopping, zoos and amusement parks, guests of every age will find something they enjoy in Moneta.

Some of the sights you will definitely want to see include:

  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park: Situated on the second-largest body of freshwater in the state, this park is the perfect place to bring the family. It features a 500-foot beach with 13 hiking trails that meander through the area's beautiful woodlands.
  • The Little Gallery: Moneta is known for its great outlet and craft shopping. Be sure to explore this local shopping venue, a home to fine art and handmade jewelry.
  • Hickory Hill Vineyards & Winery: Moneta is home to a few great local wineries, including this family-owned and operated vineyard located in the Smith Mountain Lake area. The recipient of a handful of prestigious wine awards, this attraction offers complimentary tastings and tours.
  • Hot Shots Family Entertainment Center: This center features a miniature golf course and blaster bumper boats.

With your vacation rental situated along the shores of Smith Mountain Lake beneath The Blue Ridge Mountains, walk minutes to great kayaking, swimming, and boating. Afternoon hikes are as easy as walking out past the backyard of the cottage rental and finding the nearest trailhead.