Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful College Park

Enjoy the museums and other features of College Park. Well known for its university setting, sporting events and gardens, this scenic city won't disappoint. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater 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.


Sightseeing in and around College Park

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that College Park 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 (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Six Flags America (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of College Park

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in College Park. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Greenbelt Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Buddy Attick Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Barnard Hill Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)

How to get to and around College Park

The nearest airport is in College Park, MD (CGS), located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at College Park-University of Maryland Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around College Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,736 holiday lettings near College Park. From 538 Houses to 883 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover College Park area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to College Park?

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 College Park:

  • Ballston: 29 holiday homes
  • Connecticut Ave/ K Street: 247 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 377 holiday homes
  • Alexandria West: 22 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,068 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 College Park?

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

  • University of Maryland-College Park: 1,955 holiday lettings
  • Comcast Center: 1,952 holiday lettings
  • Greenbelt Park: 1,970 holiday lettings
  • College Park Aviation Museum: 1,958 holiday lettings
  • Byrd Stadium: 1,954 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around College Park 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 College Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 538 Houses in College Park. Our other popular types of College Park holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 883 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 192 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in College Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 298 holiday homes with pool available in College Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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