Top rated rentals — Washington
Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Washington

Take a vacation to Washington and enjoy the area's wineries, festivals and churches. Well known for its riverfront, cafes and theme park, this scenic city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Washington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Washington a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags St. Louis (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Augusta Winery (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Montelle Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Chandler Hill Vineyards (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cedar Lake Cellars (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Hidden Valley Ski Resort (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Washington. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Meramec Caverns (21.8 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Route 66 State Park (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Meramec State Park (24.6 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Shaw Nature Reserve (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Babler State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Washington

Fly into St. Louis Lambert Intl. Airport (STL), the closest airport, located 37.1 mi (59.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 21.1 mi (34 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Washington Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Washington?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Washington that's perfect for you. These are some of our favorites:

  • Around 0.1 miles from the center of Washington, you'll love staying at "Best Location". It has 1 bedroom and a range of conveniences like coffee and tea making facilities and a dishwasher.
  • Another enticing choice is "Historical Home In Downtown Washington", which is around 0.1 miles from Washington. Featuring 3 bedrooms, a stovetop and free WiFi, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Washington vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Washington?

If you've been busier than an ant at a picnic lately, you deserve a break for a few blissful days. Leave the office early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Washington:

  • "Garden Flat At Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo" is ideal for a long weekend of relaxation and fun. It features a range of amenities, such as a garden and shopping, and is located 0.1 miles to the west of Washington.
  • "Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo, Dog" is another superb option to consider. It's located around 0.1 miles to the west of Washington and comes with an iron and ironing board, internet services and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Washington?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Put your bags down at one of these welcoming studio apartments in and around Washington:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Best Location". Cable/satellite TV services and winery tours are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Or, use "Zia, New Haven 1905 Doc's Office Transformed Into A Quaint Vacation Apartment" as a base to explore the best sights around you. This home away from home comes with heating, a pool and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Washington?

From cozy apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Washington:

  • For an awesome weekend away, it's tough to beat "Tibbe Flat At The Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo". It's close to the center of Washington, along with lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • "The Cottage At Fourth And Elm" is also well located. Settle in here and discover why guests rate this getaway highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Washington?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your partner away for a couple of days at one of these top escapes in or near Washington:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled nights at "Best Location". Around 0.1 miles from Washington, it comes with lots of nice touches, like winery tours and shopping facilities.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Historical Home In Downtown Washington". Located 0.1 miles from Washington, winery tours and a restaurant dining guide add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Washington?

Vacation with others and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an active getaway with buddies or a big family gathering, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Washington:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo, Dog". Up to 18 people can be accommodated at this property which has 6 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. This group getaway is around 0.1 miles to the west of Washington.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite people to "Tibbe Flat At The Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 4 bedrooms and is around 0.1 miles to the west of central Washington. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable, including a kitchen and a garden.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Washington?

A pool is often a necessity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Washington and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Say hello to "Rand House In Washmo - Walk To Downtown And Shuttle To Wineries", where your main priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities including childrens activities and a fridge help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "The Guest House At Sunset Bluffs". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of a microwave oven and a dishwasher.

Curious what the weather is like in Washington? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 85 ºF. If you'd like a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Washington vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Washington?

Whether you're getting away with a small group or you're bringing all your relatives along, family vacations spell fun. These large rentals in and around Washington have space for everyone — and everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • Around 0.1 miles to the west of Washington, "Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo, Dog" has 6 bedrooms that sleep as many as 18 guests. Some amenities here include a separate dining area and on-site watersports.
  • "Tibbe Flat At The Cedar Haus - Downtown Washmo", around 0.1 miles to the west of central Washington, was also made for family vacations. As many as 12 of your loved ones can fit into this comfortable property which has 4 bedrooms, a microwave oven, a dishwasher and more.

If you want to visit some family-friendly attractions while you're in the area, Riverside Reptile Ranch is a fun day out for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Washington?

Nothing is more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Washington and hang out with the people you love:

  • "Secluded Creek Cabin Located On The Bourbeuse River" - Enjoy fun and good times with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 16 miles southwest of the center of Washington. A nearby laundromat and a separate dining area are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - Updated Rural Retreat In New Haven Near Vineyards" - Another excellent choice, this cabin comes with a dishwasher, a fridge and more. You'll find it around 12 miles to the west of Washington.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Washington vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Washington?

Idyllic romantic retreats, business trips or adventures of the solo kind — a one-bedroom vacation rental is an ideal solution for a multitude of occasions. One of these options in or near Washington is sure to be just the thing:

  • Book "Best Location" for a couple of nights. This one-bedroom vacation rental features a nearby river and a kitchen and is close to the downtown streets.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Washington, "Urban Comfort Just Remodeled Located Downtown Washington" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, come home and enjoy a kitchen and off-street parking options.