Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Greenbelt

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Greenbelt. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Greenbelt

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Greenbelt has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags America (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Bowie Golf and Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Greenbelt

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Greenbelt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buddy Attick Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Greenbelt Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Barnard Hill Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • U.S. National Arboretum (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Greenbelt

The nearest airport is in College Park, MD (CGS), located 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Greenbelt Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Greenbelt?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,212 holiday lettings near Greenbelt. From 389 Houses to 3 Bungalows, 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 Greenbelt is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Greenbelt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 389 Houses in Greenbelt. Our other popular types of Greenbelt holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 Greenbelt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Greenbelt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.