Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Damascus getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Damascus with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Damascus

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Damascus has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Laytonsville Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Whiskey Creek Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Adventure Park USA (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Elk Run Vineyards (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Damascus

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Damascus is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Civic Center Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Damascus

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 25.1 mi (40.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Damascus?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 38 holiday lettings near Damascus. From 14 Houses to 14 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Damascus for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Damascus:

  • Northwest Washington: 1,182 holiday homes
  • Takoma: 21 holiday homes
  • Northeast Washington: 716 holiday homes
  • Brightwood: 36 holiday homes
  • Manor Park: 37 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 Damascus?

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

  • B&O Station: 2,070 holiday lettings
  • Dulles Town Center: 283 holiday lettings
  • Monocacy Battlefield: 114 holiday lettings
  • Great Falls Park: 2,009 holiday lettings
  • Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park: 293 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Damascus. Our other popular types of Damascus holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 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 Damascus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Damascus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.