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Explore the natural setting in Mount Rainier

Learn about the unique charm of Mount Rainier with a stay in a holiday home rental. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Mount Rainier

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mount Rainier a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Six Flags America (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • National Aquarium (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Francis Pool (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mount Rainier

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mount Rainier. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Barnard Hill Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • U.S. National Arboretum (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mount Rainier

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Mount Rainier?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,594 holiday lettings near Mount Rainier. From 530 Houses to 820 Flats, 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 Mount Rainier is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mount Rainier?

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 Mount Rainier:

  • Le Droit Park: 259 holiday homes
  • Old Town West: 100 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,103 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 362 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 574 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 Mount Rainier?

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

  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,140 holiday lettings
  • United States Navy Memorial: 2,042 holiday lettings
  • Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm: 2,050 holiday lettings
  • L. Ron Hubbard House: 2,050 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria Archaeology Museum: 1,998 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Rainier 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 Mount Rainier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 530 Houses in Mount Rainier. Our other popular types of Mount Rainier holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 820 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Rainier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 220 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Rainier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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