Discover a selection of 201 vacation rentals in Germantown, MD that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $89 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Germantown. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Natural beauty and national treasures near Germantown

Surrounded by vast lakes, dense forests, and meandering streams, Germantown is a beautiful place for outdoor adventures, with the bright lights and big city life of Washington, DC, only a short drive away. Germantown vacation rentals are close to parks where you can play tennis, volleyball, or inline hockey, trails for mountain biking in summer and hiking in winter, and fascinating historical sites that make the past come to life. You can take the train into the nation's capital and explore national monuments and museums, then head back to Germantown for unique shopping experiences and fine dining at great local restaurants.

Things to do

Living history and a pumpkin festival

Button Farm Living History Center is a gripping destination for the whole family, a place to see 19th-century slave plantation life first hand, and witness the heroism and courage of the workers on the Underground Railroad. Germantown vacation rentals are also close to Butler's Orchard, a 300-acre family farm that grows more than 25 varieties of flowers, vegetables, and fruits, and allows visitors to harvest plump raspberries, tart cherries, and crunchy sugar snap peas when they're in season. In fall, you can attend the annual Pumpkin Festival and wander through a hay maze, enjoy fall crafts, and take a jolly hayride.

Activities

Soccer and musicals in Germantown

Germantown is a haven for soccer fans where you can cheer wildly at professional soccer and lacrosse tournaments. Meanwhile, a thriving arts center is an inspiring place to take an art class or dance lessons, and take in a musical or play. Germantown vacation rentals are close to nearby parks where you can play rousing games of miniature golf, hone your aim at the archery range, and beat the summer heat with your kids in a splash playground. To escape the hustle and bustle of town, you can rent a canoe, explore the lake shoreline, and stop for a picnic.

Weather

Live theater and canoeing in Germantown

Once a rural farm area, Germantown is now a thriving suburb with a humid subtropical climate. Winters are cold with temperatures ranging from the high 20s to low 40s. It's a good time to snowshoe and sled in nearby parks, or keep warm indoors by attending live theater, dance productions, or musical performances. Summer is hot, with temperatures in the 80s with spikes up to the 100s, and very humid. It's a good time to head for the lakes and dive into the cool water for long, sunny days of swimming, canoeing, and kayaking, and numerous breaks for ice cream.

Natural features

Green spaces and lakes in Germantown

Surrounded by lush parks, Germantown is only 45 minutes north of the political center of the United States, Washington, DC. An hour west of Baltimore and the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Germantown is a gateway to the nation's capital, and a lovely place of ample green spaces and glittering waterways. Fishing enthusiasts will find largemouth Bass and bluegill sunfish in Little Seneca Lake, while in nearby Black Hill Regional Park, visitors can spot osprey and eagles soaring overhead, wood ducks nesting in specially built nesting boxes, and cute turtles sunning themselves on logs at the lake edge.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Germantown

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Germantown, MD?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 201 vacation rentals around Germantown. From 64 condo and apartment rentals to 44 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a town property in Germantown?

Sometimes you've just got to stop and smell the roses. Switch to a slower pace of life and spend your next family getaway in a quaint and friendly village. Vrbo has 11 village vacation properties here. Open to other ideas? Vrbo has heaps of other property options to take a look at, including:

  • 8 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 8 beach vacation rentals.
  • 5 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Germantown?

Fluffy gowns and slippers, tiny bars of soap, a mint on the pillow — it's the little details that make a hotel stay memorable. In this destination, there are 70 options available on Vrbo. Rooms start at as little as $71 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular property options, such as:

  • Apartment: 62 vacation homes. Prices start from $29 per night.
  • House: 47 vacation homes. Prices start from $33 per night.
  • Condo: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $127 per night.

Can I stay in Germantown in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than exploring somewhere completely new with close friends and family. And the good news is Vrbo has some options to suit large groups. Hotel vacation homes are the leading choice for large groups, with 23 listed here. Rental accommodations around this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 5, we have 82 vacation homes perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as $71.
  • If you've got 6 in your party, you'll be happy to find out that there are 46 vacation homes perfect. The starting price is $79 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 8? We offer 22 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $79 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your brother and all your buddies to Germantown.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Germantown?

Bid farewell to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Indulge in the freedom of living like a local in a value-for-money rental instead. Feast your eyes on the incredible options available now on Vrbo. American University Park is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 13 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $144 a night, it's not hard to see why. There are another 10 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Downtown. The average price here is $155 a night.

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