Destination guide

The arty area of Reston awaits your stay

Come and experience Reston and its churches, art galleries and entertainment. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Arlington National Cemetery and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Reston

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Reston a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Reston National Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Reston Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Herndon Centennial Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Woody's Golf Range (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Reston

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Reston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Lake Fairfax Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Frying Pan Farm Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Reston

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), which is 17.7 mi (28.5 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Reston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,639 holiday lettings around Reston. From 515 Houses to 872 Flats, 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 Reston?

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 Reston:

  • Old Town West: 100 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,115 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 599 holiday homes
  • Adams Morgan: 896 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 1,048 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 Reston?

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

  • Reston Hospital Center: 1,167 holiday lettings
  • The Spectrum: 1,326 holiday lettings
  • Lake Fairfax Park: 1,841 holiday lettings
  • Reston National Golf Course: 1,360 holiday lettings
  • Learning Tree Reston: 1,309 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 515 Houses in Reston. Our other popular types of Reston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 872 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 169 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Reston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 260 holiday homes with pool available in Reston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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