Where to stay around Washington, DC?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,864 holiday lettings near Washington, DC. From 1,011 Condos/Apartments to 854 Studios, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Washington, DC area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Washington, DC?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Washington, DC. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Northwest Washington: 1,150 holiday homes
  • Northeast Washington: 678 holiday homes
  • Southeast Washington: 1,077 holiday homes
  • Southwest Washington: 222 holiday homes
  • Capitol Hill: 512 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Washington, DC! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Washington, DC?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Washington, DC with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Anacostia: 1,601 holiday lettings
  • Gaithersburg: 1,901 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria: 1,628 holiday lettings
  • Silver Spring: 1,655 holiday lettings
  • Bowie: 2,285 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Washington, DC?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Washington, DC are:

  • Washington Union Station Airport (ZWU): 1,835 self catering accommodations
  • College Park, MD (CGS): 1,877 self catering accommodations
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): 1,840 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Washington, DC?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Washington, DC. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Washington Union Station: 1,893 holiday rentals
  • Newseum: 1,806 holiday rentals
  • The White House: 1,868 holiday rentals
  • Hirshhorn Museum: 1,886 holiday rentals
  • Old Post Office Pavilion: 1,861 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Washington, DC listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Artsy Washington will entice you

Take a vacation to Washington and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and art galleries. Travelers to this walkable city praise the parks, theaters and entertainment. Ford's Theater and White House are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities and attractions in Washington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Washington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • National Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Francis Pool (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Volta Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Washington is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Franklin Square (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Freedom Plaza (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ellipse (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lafayette Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Farragut Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)

Explore destinations around Washington, DC

Anacostia
1,601 holiday rentals
Gaithersburg
1,901 holiday rentals
Alexandria
1,628 holiday rentals
Silver Spring
1,655 holiday rentals
Bowie
2,285 holiday rentals
Ellicott City
280 holiday rentals
Laurel
95 holiday rentals
Indian Head
35 holiday rentals
Arlington
1,717 holiday rentals
Potomac
1,949 holiday rentals
Fairfax
1,694 holiday rentals
Germantown
60 holiday rentals
Darnestown
163 holiday rentals
Reston
1,562 holiday rentals
Columbia
2,740 holiday rentals
Waldorf
99 holiday rentals
Davidsonville
461 holiday rentals
McLean
1,665 holiday rentals
Fort Washington
1,739 holiday rentals
Rockville
1,671 holiday rentals