Destination guide

Travel to friendly Rockville

Enjoy the museums and other features of Rockville. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. White House and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Rockville

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Rockville a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Burning Tree Country Club (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockville 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 centre:

  • Great Falls Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Civic Center Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rockville

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Rockville Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Rockville Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rockville?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,782 holiday lettings around Rockville. From 980 flats & apartments to 494 houses, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Rockville?

Sure, getting away from it all can feel nice. But sometimes delving into the lively pace of city living is way more fun! HomeAway has 374 city centre holiday properties available. Alternatively, you may be searching for a different vibe. HomeAway has a great range of options to pick from, including:

  • 54 monument-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 44 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Rockville?

Forget about impersonal hotel rooms. Explore this destination from the comfort of your own apartment. You can select from 712 different options via HomeAway. If you make your reservation quick, you could spend as little as £23 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 508 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £25 per night.
  • Hotel: 187 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Townhome: 144 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.

Can I stay in Rockville in a large group?

Holidays with your favourite people can be so much fun, particularly when you're under the one roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help out. At the moment, apartment holiday rentals are all the rage for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 166 listed on our database. Properties in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 1,066 properties suited to that size. Spend a night from just £19.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 520 that will be ideal. Prices start from £54 a night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals to suit 8 people? You'll be glad to learn we have 483 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £61 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your grandpa and all your friends to Rockville.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Rockville?

Friends become our chosen family. Reconnect with your nearest and dearest and organise a thrifty holiday with HomeAway. Crystal City is a terrific area to look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 62 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £141 per night. Another 74 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around National Harbour. With an average price of £150 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

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