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Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Petworth

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Petworth. This city is walkable and trendy, recognised for its parks, restaurants and shopping. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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

Sightseeing in and around Petworth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Petworth a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Francis Pool (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Volta Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • National Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petworth

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Petworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Meridian Hill Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Petworth

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Georgia Ave. Petworth Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Petworth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 278 holiday lettings around Petworth. From 135 flats & apartments to 92 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 Petworth?

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 Petworth:

  • Le Droit Park: 223 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,109 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 299 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 668 holiday homes
  • Adams Morgan: 866 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 Petworth?

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

  • Adams Memorial: 1,987 holiday lettings
  • Georgia Ave. Petworth Station: 1,955 holiday lettings
  • United States Navy Memorial: 2,023 holiday lettings
  • Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm: 2,137 holiday lettings
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,130 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Petworth listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Petworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 135 Flats in Petworth. Our other popular types of Petworth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 123 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 Petworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Petworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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