Destination guide

The captivating area of Germantown awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Germantown. This city's restaurants, sporting events and lake 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. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Germantown

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Germantown has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Laytonsville Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Tarara Winery (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Whiskey Creek Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Germantown

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Germantown is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Civic Center Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Balls Bluff Regional Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Germantown

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 5.6 mi (9.1 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 (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

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

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 Germantown:

  • Woodley Park: 506 holiday homes
  • Southwest Waterfront: 846 holiday homes
  • West End: 24 holiday homes
  • Seminary Hill: 20 holiday homes
  • Potomac West: 63 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 Germantown?

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

  • National Harbor: 1,946 holiday lettings
  • University of Maryland-College Park: 1,982 holiday lettings
  • U.S. National Arboretum: 1,870 holiday lettings
  • Boy Scouts of America Memorial: 1,839 holiday lettings
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial: 1,873 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 45 Houses in Germantown. Our other popular types of Germantown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Germantown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with pool available in Germantown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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