Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Fort Washington

Enjoy the history and other features of Fort Washington. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and parks, this romantic city won't disappoint. Jefferson Memorial and United States Capitol are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Fort Washington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Fort Washington a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • The Capital Wheel (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • TopGolf Alexandria (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fort Washington

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

  • Fort Foote Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Fort Washington Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Oxon Cove and Oxon Hill Farm National Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Piscataway Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • East Potomac Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Alger Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Fort Washington

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 16.2 mi (26 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fort Washington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,974 holiday lettings around Fort Washington. From 638 Houses to 7 Cottages, 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 Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington:

  • Le Droit Park: 253 holiday homes
  • Old Town West: 71 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,107 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 360 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 585 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 Fort Washington?

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

  • Fort Foote Park: 2,029 holiday lettings
  • Harmony Hall: 1,997 holiday lettings
  • Fort Washington Marina: 1,909 holiday lettings
  • Fort Washington Park: 1,934 holiday lettings
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,137 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 638 Houses in Fort Washington. Our other popular types of Fort Washington holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 189 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 857 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 376 holiday homes with pool available in Fort Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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