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Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Gaithersburg

Take a vacation to Gaithersburg and enjoy the area's festivals, entertainment and theater scene. This city's shopping, restaurants and forests draw many visitors. Great Falls Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gaithersburg

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Gaithersburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Laytonsville Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gaithersburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gaithersburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Civic Center Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Gaithersburg

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Gaithersburg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,786 holiday lettings near Gaithersburg. From 609 Houses to 880 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Gaithersburg area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gaithersburg?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gaithersburg:

  • Ballston: 35 holiday homes
  • Connecticut Ave/ K Street: 216 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 315 holiday homes
  • Alexandria West: 49 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 974 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gaithersburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gaithersburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Forest Mall: 734 holiday lettings
  • Laytonsville Golf Course: 315 holiday lettings
  • Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds: 959 holiday lettings
  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm: 1,728 holiday lettings
  • University of Maryland-College Park: 1,671 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gaithersburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gaithersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 609 Houses in Gaithersburg. Our other popular types of Gaithersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 880 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 161 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gaithersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 354 holiday homes with pool available in Gaithersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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