Destination guide

Beautiful Upper Marlboro will entice you

The area's festivals and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Upper Marlboro. This scenic and welcoming city entices travelers with its biking and football games. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Upper Marlboro

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Upper Marlboro a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags America (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Lake Presidential Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bowie Golf and Country Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • The Capital Wheel (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Upper Marlboro

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Upper Marlboro is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Maryland Farm (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Allen Pond Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Benning Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Fort Dupont Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Alger Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Upper Marlboro

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 14.3 mi (23.1 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 14.9 mi (24 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Largo Town Center Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Upper Marlboro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,203 holiday lettings near Upper Marlboro. From 471 Houses to 482 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Upper Marlboro area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Upper Marlboro?

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 Upper Marlboro:

  • Ballston: 37 holiday homes
  • Connecticut Ave/ K Street: 257 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 358 holiday homes
  • Alexandria West: 28 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,100 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 Upper Marlboro?

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

  • Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary: 907 holiday lettings
  • Show Place Arena: 2,199 holiday lettings
  • Lake Presidential Golf Club: 2,229 holiday lettings
  • University of Maryland-College Park: 2,095 holiday lettings
  • Chapel Point State Park: 112 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 471 Houses in Upper Marlboro. Our other popular types of Upper Marlboro holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 482 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 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 Upper Marlboro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 209 holiday homes with pool available in Upper Marlboro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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