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Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Petworth

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Petworth. This city is walkable and trendy, recognized for its parks, restaurants and shopping. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Petworth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Petworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Francis Pool (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Volta Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • National Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petworth

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Petworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Meridian Hill Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Petworth

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Georgia Ave. Petworth Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Petworth, Washington DC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 307 vacation rentals around Petworth. From 146 condo and apartment rentals to 110 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Petworth?

Whether you're traveling 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 Petworth:

  • Old Town West: 82 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 500 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 1,097 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 608 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Market: 297 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Petworth?

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

  • Adams Memorial: 2,048 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Ave. Petworth Station: 2,074 vacation rentals
  • Petworth Playground: 2,061 vacation rentals
  • Rock Creek Cemetery: 2,047 vacation rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,010 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Petworth listed on Vrbo 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 Condos/Apartments in Petworth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 146 Condos/Apartments in Petworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petworth include:

  • Houses: 110 rentals available
  • Studios: 134 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 36 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Petworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Petworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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