Destination guide

Lively Crystal City will entice you

Take a vacation to Crystal City and enjoy the area's museums, jazz and monuments. This welcoming city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Arlington National Cemetery and Jefferson 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

Sightseeing in and around Crystal City

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Crystal City has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • National Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Francis Pool (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Volta Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Crystal City

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Crystal City is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Gravelly Point Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • East Potomac Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Tidal Basin (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Constitution Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Enid A. Haupt Garden (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Crystal City

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Crystal City Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Crystal City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Crystal City. From 43 Condos/Apartments to 5 Houses, 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 Crystal City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Crystal City?

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 Crystal City:

  • 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.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Crystal City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Condos/Apartments in Crystal City. Our other popular types of Crystal City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Crystal City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Crystal City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.