- LeDroit Park
- Logan Circle
- Michigan Park
- Mount Pleasant
- National Harbor
- Penn Quarter
- Southwest Waterfront
- The Palisades
- U Street Corridor (Shaw)
- Van Ness
- Woodley Park
- Adams Morgan
- American University Park
$6,000 per week 7 night min stay
Washington Travel Tips
Stay in the Capital of the United States of America at Washington DC Vacation Rentals
With Dulles International, Ronal Reagan National and Thurgood Marshall all within a short distance of Washington DC condos and homes, vacationers will have an easy time getting to the nation’s capital. This historic city is the home of America’s federal government. Once here, visitors often find it more convenient to use the city’s excellent public transport system than fighting the traffic and finding convenient parking. There is also a new bus service, the DC Circular, connecting the various neighborhoods. The city is pedestrian-friendly with a variety of jogging and biking routes throughout the area.
Book Your Tour of the White House
Washington DC vacation homes offer up loads of sightseeing opportunities, but the White House is probably at the top of your list. Many visitors here come to tour the historic sites, including the White House. To organize a tour of this building, contact your senator or member of congress. Tours are taken in groups of 10 or more, and smaller groups or families will be able to join another. It is advisable to put in your request six months before your visit. The minimum notice is one month. Visitors should be aware of security arrangements for the White House and remember that there are firm restrictions as to what can be taken into the building. While here, other tours include visiting congress in session and seeing how the nation’s laws are created. You can also view how currency is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. At the National Archive, visitors can view the most important documents in America, such as the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Louisiana Purchase and the Magna Carta.
Washington DC condos are surrounded by famous landmarks. Visitors to Washington DC house rentals may find visits to the incredible memorials to Lincoln and Jefferson, the moving Vietnam Veterans memorial, and the inspirational Marine Corps War Memorial a great start to a trip. These are conveniently located within a short walk of most vacation rentals. Other memorials include ones dedicated to the Air Force, U.S. Navy, Korean War, World War II and, of course, the Washington Memorial. Take time to visit the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, George Washington’s former home at Mount Vernon, and, the International Spy Museum--one the children will love. At Arlington, visit the former home of Robert E. Lee and the cemetery where the nation’s heroes are laid to rest. Visit Ford’s Theater, the sight of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Explore the Area Around Washington DC Rentals by Owner
When it comes to choosing vacation rentals, Washington DC is a no brainer - they allow for a variety of day trips within easy reach of the city. From a base here, visit Annapolis, MD to see the colonial history at the Naval Academy, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, and the sight of the Civil War battles at Antietam National Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield Park and, one of the most famous places in U.S. history, Harpers Ferry. Also within reach of the capital is Great Falls Park, where George Washington bemoaned the falls for blocking travel up the Potomac. Celebrate your love of chocolate at Hersheypark with its roller coasters, waterslides and, of course, take a tour of the Hershey’s Chocolate World. A trip to Alexandria will be a great day out to enjoy the Old Town area, with its antique stores, restaurants, and bars. Here, visitors can visit Gadsby’s Tavern Museum where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison all enjoyed evenings. From here, take a riverboat cruise to see the city’s historic waterfront, and learn about the Torpedo Factor and many other important landmarks.
Vacation Rentals in Washington DC to Match the Grandeur of the City
Washington DC vacation rentals by owner are fabulous alternatives for those seeking more space, with a real home-like feel. A good accommodation provides a great place to relax and unwind after a nice day of sightseeing. You want to come back to plenty of space where everyone can spread out. Many properties come with outdoor areas with room for children to play while the BBQ is going on the deck. Properties also come with extras such as big-screen TVs, DVD players, film and music libraries, and a wealth of other luxuries.
Explore Washington DC from vacation rentals offered by owner - choose from vacation condos, DC brownstone rentals and more.