Where to stay around Washington, DC, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,856 vacation rentals near Washington, DC. From 826 apartments to 541 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Washington, DC for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Washington, DC?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Washington, DC. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • United States Capitol: 1,891 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 185 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 327 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 531 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Washington: 622 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Washington, DC! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Washington, DC?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Washington, DC:

  • Alexandria: 1,711 rentals
  • Arlington: 1,754 rentals
  • Bethesda: 1,617 rentals
  • Fairfax: 155 rentals
  • Columbia: 77 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Washington, DC?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Washington, DC are:

  • Washington Union Station Airport (ZWU): 1,893 vacation rentals
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): 1,897 vacation rentals
  • New Carrollton Rail Station Airport (ZRZ): 1,929 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Washington, DC?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Washington, DC. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • United States Capitol: 1,891 rentals
  • Howard University: 1,908 rentals
  • Historical Society of Washington D.C.: 1,909 rentals
  • National Mall (The Mall): 1,904 rentals
  • The White House: 1,913 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Washington, DC listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Artsy Washington will entice you

Take a vacation to Washington and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and art galleries. Travelers to this walkable city praise the parks, theaters and entertainment. Ford's Theater and White House are just a couple of the must-sees. 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 Washington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Washington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • National Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Francis Pool (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Volta Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Washington is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Franklin Square (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Freedom Plaza (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ellipse (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lafayette Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Farragut Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)