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Historical Western Maryland will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Western Maryland. Well known for its hiking, shopping and restaurants, this scenic city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Western Maryland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Western Maryland for its hiking and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Western Maryland a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocking S Ranch (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Hagerstown Speedway (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Whitetail Ski Resort (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Cress Creek Golf Club (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Long Acres Alpaca Farm (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Locust Hill Golf Course (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Western Maryland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Western Maryland is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Berkeley Springs State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Cacapon Resort State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Morgan's Grove Park (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Buchanan's Birthplace State Park (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • Rocky Gap State Park (29 mi / 46.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Western Maryland

The nearest airport is in Martinsburg, WV (MRB-Eastern West Virginia Regional), located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Hagerstown, MD (HGR-Hagerstown Regional), which is 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Martinsburg Station, Cumberland Station and Frederick Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Western Maryland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,660 holiday lettings around Western Maryland. From 228 cabins to 228 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Western Maryland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Western Maryland. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Fort Valley: 217 holiday homes
  • Deep Creek Lake: 1,156 holiday homes
  • Wardensville: 67 holiday homes
  • McHenry: 1,139 holiday homes
  • Mercersburg: 56 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Western Maryland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Western Maryland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Western Maryland with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Fort Valley: 217 holiday lettings
  • Wardensville: 67 holiday lettings
  • McHenry: 1,139 holiday lettings
  • Mercersburg: 56 holiday lettings
  • Fairfield: 65 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Western Maryland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Western Maryland are:

  • Dulles International Airport (IAD): 364 self catering accommodations
  • Frederick, MD (FDK-Frederick Municipal): 120 self catering accommodations
  • Greater Cumberland Regional Airport (CBE): 16 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Western Maryland? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Western Maryland. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Barns of Rose Hill: 144 holiday rentals
  • Monocacy Battlefield: 170 holiday rentals
  • Winchester Medical Center: 57 holiday rentals
  • For the Kids, By George Children's Museum: 193 holiday rentals
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park: 1,113 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Western Maryland listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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