Where to stay around Washington, DC?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,828 holiday lettings near Washington, DC. From 1,017 Condos/Apartments to 854 Studios, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Washington, DC area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Washington, DC?

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

  • H Street Corridor: 236 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 179 holiday homes
  • United States Capitol: 1,810 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 315 holiday homes
  • Capitol Hill: 511 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Washington, DC! 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 Washington, DC?

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

  • Anacostia: 1,118 holiday lettings
  • Silver Spring: 1,476 holiday lettings
  • Greenbelt: 1,310 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria: 1,640 holiday lettings
  • Arlington: 1,688 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 Washington, DC?

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 Washington, DC are:

  • Washington Union Station Airport (ZWU): 1,826 self catering accommodations
  • College Park, MD (CGS): 1,810 self catering accommodations
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): 1,822 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 Washington, DC?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Washington, DC. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • United States Capitol: 1,810 holiday rentals
  • The White House: 1,840 holiday rentals
  • Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family: 1,833 holiday rentals
  • Farragut Square: 1,851 holiday rentals
  • Lansburgh Theatre: 1,833 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Washington, DC listed on HomeAway 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.

Arty Washington will entice you

Take a holiday to Washington and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and art galleries. Travellers to this walkable city praise the parks, theatres and entertainment. Ford's Theater and White House are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities and attractions in Washington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Washington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • National Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Francis Pool (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Volta Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Washington is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Franklin Square (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Freedom Plaza (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ellipse (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lafayette Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Farragut Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)