Destination guide

The artsy area of Reston awaits your stay

Come and experience Reston and its churches, art galleries and entertainment. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Arlington National Cemetery and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Reston

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Reston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Reston National Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Reston Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Herndon Centennial Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Woody's Golf Range (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Reston

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Reston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Lake Fairfax Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Frying Pan Farm Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Reston

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), which is 17.7 mi (28.5 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Reston?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,688 house rentals around Reston. From 541 Houses to 888 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 Reston is on HomeAway.

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

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 Reston:

  • Georgetown: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 582 vacation rentals
  • North Highland: 28 vacation rentals
  • Foggy Bottom: 818 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 73 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 Reston?

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

  • The Spectrum: 1,374 home rentals
  • Reston Town Center: 1,360 home rentals
  • ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery: 1,329 home rentals
  • Lake Fairfax Park: 1,870 home rentals
  • Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station: 1,708 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 541 Houses in Reston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Reston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 888 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 161 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 10 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 Reston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 304 vacation homes with pool available in Reston.

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