Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Downtown Washington D.C. that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and parking available. Prices start at £ 92 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Downtown Washington D.C.. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to arty Downtown Washington D.C.

Come and experience Downtown Washington D.C. and its museums, art galleries and monuments. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognised for its theatres, entertainment and architecture. Ford's Theater and Capital One Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Washington D.C.

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Downtown Washington D.C. a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • National Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Francis Pool (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Volta Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Washington D.C.

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Washington D.C. is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Franklin Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Freedom Plaza (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ellipse (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Lafayette Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Farragut Square (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Washington D.C.

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away.

You can get around Downtown Washington D.C. by jumping on the metro at McPherson Sq. Station, Center Station or Gallery Place Chinatown Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Downtown Washington D.C.?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,156 vacation rentals near Downtown Washington D.C.. From 345 houses to 772 flats & apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Downtown Washington D.C. area.