Destination guide

Travel to lively Springfield

Come and experience Springfield and its live music, theatre scene and museums. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Arlington National Cemetery 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

Activities and attractions in and around Springfield

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Springfield has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Laurel Hill Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hilltop Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • TopGolf Alexandria (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Springfield

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Springfield. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Lake Accotink Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Green Spring Gardens Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lake Ridge Park, Marina and Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Springfield

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Burke Centre Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Franconia Springfield Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Springfield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,907 holiday lettings near Springfield. From 587 Houses to 987 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 Springfield is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Springfield?

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 Springfield:

  • Le Droit Park: 248 holiday homes
  • Old Town West: 85 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,072 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 377 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 565 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 Springfield?

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

  • Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Campus: 1,917 holiday lettings
  • Springfield Town Center: 1,929 holiday lettings
  • Eastern Market: 377 holiday lettings
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,107 holiday lettings
  • United States Navy Memorial: 1,991 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Springfield 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 Springfield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 587 Houses in Springfield. Our other popular types of Springfield holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 987 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 203 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Springfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 388 holiday homes with pool available in Springfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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