Destination guide

The lush setting of Laurel is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Laurel. Renowned for its horseback riding, horse racing and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Ford's Theater and United States Capitol are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Laurel

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Laurel has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aquarium in Baltimore (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Six Flags America (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Timbers at Troy Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Laurel

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Laurel is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buddy Attick Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Greenbelt Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Centennial Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Laurel

The nearest airport is in Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), located 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Laurel Station, Laurel Park Station and Laurel Muirkirk Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Laurel?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,495 house rentals around Laurel. From 968 Houses to 1,090 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 Laurel is on HomeAway.

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

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 Laurel:

  • Aurora Highlands: 79 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 92 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria West: 43 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Market: 321 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Square: 35 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 Laurel?

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

  • Laurel Museum: 1,568 home rentals
  • Gardens Ice House: 1,565 home rentals
  • Laurel Park: 1,628 home rentals
  • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex: 1,560 home rentals
  • Dutch Country Farmers Market: 1,616 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 968 Houses in Laurel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Laurel include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,090 lodging choices
  • Estates: 9 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 248 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Laurel?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 470 vacation homes with pool available in Laurel.

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