Destination guide

Historic Georgetown will entice you

Take a vacation to Georgetown and enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments. This city is scenic and walkable, recognized for its university setting, shopping and architecture. Lincoln Memorial and White House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Georgetown

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Georgetown a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Volta Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Francis Pool (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • National Aquarium (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Georgetown

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Georgetown. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Montrose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Francis Scott Key Memorial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Georgetown Waterfront Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Georgetown

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 9 mi (14.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Georgetown?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,107 house rentals around Georgetown. From 312 Houses to 615 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Georgetown is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Georgetown:

  • Eastern Market: 361 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 488 vacation rentals
  • Kingman Park: 166 vacation rentals
  • Logan Circle: 534 vacation rentals
  • Truxton Circle: 258 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Georgetown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Georgetown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tudor Place: 2,144 home rentals
  • Georgetown University: 2,100 home rentals
  • Montrose Park: 2,137 home rentals
  • Volta Park: 2,156 home rentals
  • Veerhoff Galleries: 2,151 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Georgetown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Georgetown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 312 Houses in Georgetown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Georgetown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 615 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 114 lodging choices
  • Studios: 563 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Georgetown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 131 vacation homes with pool available in Georgetown.

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