Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in McLean, VA 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 gardens and backyards and kitchens. Prices start at $125 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in McLean. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take the vacationer's oath in McLean

Do you solemnly swear that you will faithfully execute the office of vacation traveler to the best of your ability? Good, then McLean is the place to do it. This distinguished, stately place is only a half-hour drive from downtown Washington, D.C. Distinctive for its grand architecture and deliciously high standards in all things, it's where the great and the good of the capital (and the Capitol, for that matter) live their lives in the luxury to which they're accustomed. Why not join them (if only temporarily) with a McLean vacation rental?

Things to do

Don't forget your Secret Service retinue

Popular excursions include the rapids of Great Falls State Park and the tranquil surroundings of Rock Creek Park, but sooner or later your steps are going to lead you half an hour down the road into Downtown D.C. As a suburb of Washington, D.C., a McLean vacation rental gives you easy access to all the attractions of our nation's capital, including the Capitol, the White House, and a staggering array of galleries and museums covering everything from history and culture to transport and science. You could literally spend weeks getting round them all.

Activities

Be more like Theodore with a McLean vacation rental

You might not fancy a daily swim in the icy Potomac river in the macho tradition of Teddy Roosevelt, but a stroll along its banks could be just the way to start your McLean vacation rental. As befits such a dignified suburb, the area round McLean is full of parks, many incorporating hiking trails, biking routes and playgrounds. And if you're more about exerting your wallet than your leg muscles, Tysons Corner and Tysons Galleria malls are among the biggest in the state, and are there to relieve you of as much cash as you care to part with.

Weather

Chasing cheery cherry blossom in McLean

A McLean vacation rental is a treat at any time of year, but fall and spring are perhaps the best times. Fall brings all the wonderful colors you'd expect of such a leafy city, while one of the most eye-catching times to visit the Washington, D.C. area is in spring, when travelers and locals alike descend on the city for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Summers in McLean can get quite humid, with thunderstorms a frequent occurrence. Winters, on the other hand, are cold with light snow dumps, though every few years there tends to be a notable blizzard.

Natural features

A lean, green, McLean machine

Despite being in a largely urban area, there's an awful lot of greenery round McLean. The greater D.C. area has one of the highest percentages of parkland of any major U.S. city, and the 1,700-acre Rock Creek Park is home to wildlife including owls, raccoons, and coyotes. The other dominant feature is the mighty Potomac River, and just north east of McLean is Great Falls Park, home to some of the most striking rapids and waterfalls in the area. If you're not much of a spectator then you could get out on the rapids yourself, since they're popular with rafters.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around McLean

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Tysons Corner Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around McLean, VA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,043 vacation rentals around McLean. From 1,084 condo and apartment rentals to 549 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 city-center property in McLean?

Sure, getting away from it all is nice. But sometimes leaping into the fast pace of city life is loads more interesting and fun! Vrbo has 384 city center vacation properties available. Alternatively, you might be after a different sort of setting. Vrbo has plenty of properties to pick from, including:

  • 55 monument-view vacation rentals.
  • 54 town vacation rentals.
  • 22 riverside vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in McLean?

Take in this destination like a local from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll feel like part of the neighborhood in no time at all! You'll be able to choose from 781 different options via Vrbo. How does $30 per night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't put it off for too long! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after lodging types, such as:

  • House: 563 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Hotel: 286 vacation homes. Prices start from $21 per night.
  • Townhome: 156 vacation homes. Prices start from $25 per night.

Can I stay in McLean in a large group?

It can be hard finding the time to meet up with your relatives and friends. A group getaway is a wonderful opportunity to get together. If you were planning to stay together, Vrbo has options. 170 apartment vacation homes are ready to be booked. At the moment, they're the leading choice here for big groups. Rental properties around this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 620 vacation homes ideal for that size. Stay a night from just $77.
  • If you've got 5 in your group, you'll be happy to learn that there are 342 vacation homes that are ideal. The starting price is $62 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 8? We have 342 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices start from $75 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your besties to McLean.

Where are the cheapest rentals in McLean?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation costs with a little help from Vrbo. You'll find a range of fabulous rentals and save heaps of cash! When it comes to getting your hands on a fantastic deal, the first place you look ought to be Crystal City. Here, Vrbo has 62 rentals at an average price of $184 a night. There are another 74 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around National Harbor. The average price here is $196 a night.

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