Find the best place to stay — Northern Virginia

Where to stay around Northern Virginia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,520 holiday lettings near Northern Virginia. From 839 apartments to 813 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Northern Virginia area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northern Virginia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Northern Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Washington, DC: 1,910 holiday homes
  • Silver Spring: 1,524 holiday homes
  • Maryland: 5,897 holiday homes
  • H Street Corridor: 226 holiday homes
  • Greenbelt: 1,318 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Northern Virginia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northern Virginia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Northern Virginia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Washington, DC: 1,910 holiday lettings
  • Silver Spring: 1,524 holiday lettings
  • Greenbelt: 1,318 holiday lettings
  • Richmond: 82 holiday lettings
  • Luray: 259 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Northern Virginia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Northern Virginia are:

  • Winchester, VA (WGO-Winchester Regional): 61 self catering accommodations
  • Frederick, MD (FDK-Frederick Municipal): 72 self catering accommodations
  • Gordonsville, VA (GVE-Gordonsville Municipal): 184 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Northern Virginia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Northern Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • United States Capitol: 1,913 holiday rentals
  • 1708 Gallery: 66 holiday rentals
  • The White House: 1,933 holiday rentals
  • Barns of Rose Hill: 107 holiday rentals
  • Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Campus: 1,842 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northern Virginia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Northern Virginia – Washington DC, USA your home away from home

Anyone looking for an area of the United States filled with amazing history and many activities may like to visit Northern Virginia – Washington D.C. Here visitors can enjoy many interesting things to do and see on the east side of the U.S.A. There are numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, B&BS and campgrounds.

Things to do on holiday to Northern Virginia – Washington DC, USA

Northern Virginia has many great trails for hikers and cyclists including the Washington and Old Dominion Rail Trail, which is the longest paved path in the country. There are numerous spots like the Potomac River to try watersports such as swimming, white water rafting and kayaking. Fishing is also a popular pastime in the area with various boat trip offered for tourists. Golfers will be spoiled for choice in the area with numerous 18-hole courses such as East Potomac Golf Course and Langston Golf Course. There is plenty to do in the winter months with skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing and snowtubing on offer at Virginia’s ski resorts as well as several ice rinks. Most towns have a good choice of bars, cafes and restaurants with a massive choice of food types from around the world. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from local grocery stores and markets all over the region. There are many shopping malls in Northern Virginia with a wide variety of shops and large department stores.

Places to visit on holiday to Northern Virginia – Washington DC, USA

There are numerous interesting places to visit in Northern Virginia including Civil War Battlefields and the sites of the First and Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas. Tourists can visit various museums and galleries in the region including the Fairfax Rail Station Museum. Many old historic buildings and religious sites can be found in towns in the area including in places such as Old Town Alexandria. Washington D.C is brimming with interesting places to see including the White House and the Lincoln Memorial. Here there are also several museums such as the National Museum of Natural History and the National Air and Space Museum. The National Zoo is also located in Washington D.C

Weather in Northern Virginia – Washington DC, USA

The hottest month of the year tends to be July with an average of 80 degrees Fahrenheit, whilst the coldest is January with an average of just 35 degrees. The rainfall totals vary little from month to month with May and September the wettest months averaging approximately 3.8 inches.

Travel to Northern Virginia – Washington DC, USA

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located in Dulles, Virginia 26 miles west of Washington D.C. Flights arrive here from many cities across the world including Amsterdam, Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, London, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Tokyo, Toronto and Vienna as well as many U.S cities. Taxis are available outside the terminal buildings and there are numerous car rental firms located at the airport.

Attractions in and around Northern Virginia

Looking for things to do while you're in Northern Virginia? Local attractions include Ticonderoga Farms, Splash Down Water Park and Signal Bay Waterpark. Don't miss cultural highlights such as National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Manassas National Battlefield Park and Great Falls Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at Chantilly Crossing Shopping Center, Fair Oaks Mall and Reston Town Center. You might enjoy a visit to Fauquier Community Theatre, Liberty Heritage Society Museum or Old Jail Museum during your stay. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Jiffy Lube Live, Manassas Museum and Paris Barns.