Destination guide

The lively city of Vienna awaits you

Come and experience Vienna and its live music, theater scene and museums. This city's shopping, restaurants and gardens draw many visitors. Arlington National Cemetery and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Vienna

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Vienna has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Reston National Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Reston Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Herndon Centennial Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Vienna

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vienna is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Lake Fairfax Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Scott's Run Nature Preserve (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)

Transportation to and around Vienna

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Vienna?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,921 holiday lettings near Vienna. From 584 Houses to 999 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vienna is on HomeAway.

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

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 Vienna:

  • Ballston: 32 holiday homes
  • Connecticut Ave/ K Street: 256 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 359 holiday homes
  • Alexandria West: 24 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,098 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 Vienna?

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

  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm: 2,082 holiday lettings
  • Eastern Market: 359 holiday lettings
  • University of Maryland-College Park: 2,000 holiday lettings
  • Dodona Manor: 207 holiday lettings
  • White's Ferry: 232 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vienna 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 Vienna?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 584 Houses in Vienna. Our other popular types of Vienna holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 999 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 199 self catering accommodations
  • Estates: 5 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 Vienna?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 382 holiday homes with pool available in Vienna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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