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 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Springfield?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,815 holiday lettings around Springfield. From 147 townhouses to 502 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 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: 247 holiday homes
  • Northwest: 1,118 holiday homes
  • Southwest: 834 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,033 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 274 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Springfield. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Campus: 1,824 holiday lettings
  • Springfield Town Center: 1,830 holiday lettings
  • Franconia Springfield Station: 1,826 holiday lettings
  • United States Navy Memorial: 1,855 holiday lettings
  • Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm: 1,877 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 147 Townhouses in Springfield. Our other popular types of Springfield holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 502 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,056 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 944 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Springfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 437 holiday homes with pool available in Springfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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