Destination guide

The captivating area of Germantown awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Germantown. This city's restaurants, sporting events and lake draw many visitors. Great Falls Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Germantown

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Germantown has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Laytonsville Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Tarara Winery (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Whiskey Creek Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Germantown

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Germantown is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Civic Center Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Balls Bluff Regional Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Germantown

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Germantown?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 153 house rentals around Germantown. From 58 Houses to 73 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 Germantown is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • United States Capitol: 2,122 home rentals
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo: 2,140 home rentals
  • George Mason University: 1,938 home rentals
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,128 home rentals
  • National Mall: 1,174 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 58 Houses in Germantown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Germantown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 7 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 2 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Germantown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 58 vacation homes with pool available in Germantown.