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Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Petworth

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Petworth. This city is walkable and trendy, recognised for its parks, restaurants and shopping. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Petworth a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Petworth

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Petworth

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. 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.