Destination guide

The lively area of Silver Spring awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, festivals and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Silver Spring. This city's shopping, restaurants and university setting draw many visitors. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Silver Spring

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Silver Spring has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Francis Pool (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Silver Spring

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Silver Spring is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Aubudon Naturalist Society (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lafayette Recreation Center (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Silver Spring

The nearest airport is in College Park, MD (CGS), located 5.7 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Silver Spring Station or Forest Glen Station and easily see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Silver Spring?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,751 holiday lettings around Silver Spring. From 989 flats & apartments to 491 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Silver Spring?

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 Silver Spring:

  • Le Droit Park: 230 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 989 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 312 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 571 holiday homes
  • Adams Morgan: 740 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 Silver Spring? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Silver Spring. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • B&O Station: 1,999 holiday lettings
  • Ellsworth Place: 1,953 holiday lettings
  • Montgomery College: 2,012 holiday lettings
  • Cross Creek Golf Club: 1,811 holiday lettings
  • Glenmont Station: 1,885 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Silver Spring listed on 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 Flats in Silver Spring?

Yes, of course. offers 989 Flats in Silver Spring. Our other popular types of Silver Spring holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 491 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 146 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 887 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Silver Spring?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 393 holiday homes with pool available in Silver Spring. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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