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:

  • West End: 26 holiday homes
  • Seminary Hill: 20 holiday homes
  • Potomac West: 52 holiday homes
  • National Harbor: 70 holiday homes
  • Taylor Run: 20 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 Crystal City?

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

  • National Harbor: 1,837 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria Station: 1,894 holiday lettings
  • Woodbridge Station: 391 holiday lettings
  • New Carrollton Station: 1,925 holiday lettings
  • Laurel Muirkirk Station: 1,637 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Crystal City 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.

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.

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)

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)