Where to stay around Fort Washington, MD?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,413 vacation rentals near Fort Washington. From 1,466 Hotels to 1,103 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fort Washington for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington:

  • Eastern Market: 400 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 886 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 1,935 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 1,608 vacation rentals
  • Columbia Heights: 168 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Hotels in Fort Washington?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,466 Hotels in Fort Washington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Washington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,103 rentals available
  • Studios: 944 rentals available
  • Houses: 533 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fort Washington?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 1,188 vacation rentals with pool available in Fort Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Action-packed vacations in Fort Washington, MD

    Sitting just a few miles south of the bustle of Washington DC, the community of Fort Washington is a hub for all sorts of family-friendly activities and historic discoveries on the Maryland side of the Potomac River. Days here are spent examining local forts and parks, enjoying the scenery of the riverside and heading up to the capital city to visit museums and monuments and check out endless shopping and dining options. Your Fort Washington vacation rental puts you in the perfect spot, just a short hop from endless amenities, but away from the worst of city traffic.

    Taking in the sites near Fort Washington

    With Washington DC for a neighbor, Fort Washington is an ideal hub from which to tour the historic and cultural sites of the capital. Plenty of excursion options are available to show you around the top attractions here, from the famous Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument to Pennsylvania Avenue, lined with government buildings. You can travel on foot or opt for bikes, Segways or pedicabs, to get around at a quicker pace. There are also hop-on hop-off buses that run historic commentary, enabling you to disembark and spend more time at museums or the Arlington Cemetery.

    Step back in time in Fort Washington

    While many of the most popular historic sites are just north in Washington DC, Fort Washington marks the spot of a military post from more than 200 years ago – one that you can still visit today. Head to Fort Washington Park on the Potomac to see the old battery remains and visit a museum full of war artifacts. The park is also a great spot to spend the day outdoors, with a system of riverside nature trails and places to picnic or throw a frisbee with the kids. If you're into angling, you can also fish from the shores here.

    The colorful seasons of Fort Washington

    Few things top the colors of spring and fall in Fort Washington and neighboring Washington DC. The pleasant temperatures are perfect for long days spent outside, walking along the river or touring all the historic sites and monuments. In spring, the area is painted in the gorgeous whites and pinks of cherry blossom, while fall brings shades of red and orange to changing leaves. Spring and summer see the most visitors to the area, so, if you plan to visit during this time, you'll want to reserve your Fort Washington vacation rental early to secure your preferred dates.

    Enjoying the river in Fort Washington

    With the Potomac River flowing by Fort Washington, and picturesque parks lining the shores, there are many spots for enjoying the great outdoors here. Just across the Piscataway Creek from the fort, Piscataway Park sits on the riverfront, with a wetland atmosphere that attracts millions of migrating birds. You can launch kayaks and canoes or take to the trails on boardwalks and paths that cross through meadows and woodlands. After a long day of hiking and spying for bald eagles, it's just a short hop back to your Fort Washington vacation rental for a restful evening.