Destination guide

The vibrant city of Columbia Heights awaits you

Take a holiday to Columbia Heights and enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and theatre scene. This cosmopolitan city is known for its wildlife, restaurants and bars. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Columbia Heights

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Columbia Heights a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Six Flags America (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Francis Pool (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • National Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Volta Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Columbia Heights

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Columbia Heights is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Meridian Hill Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Franklin Square (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Farragut Square (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Columbia Heights

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 6.8 mi (11 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Columbia Heights Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Columbia Heights?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 177 holiday rentals around Columbia Heights. From 100 Condos/Apartments to 50 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Columbia Heights is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Columbia Heights?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Columbia Heights:

  • Dupont Circle: 586 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 328 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,115 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 256 holiday homes
  • Connecticut Ave/ K Street: 258 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Columbia Heights?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Columbia Heights. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • GALA Hispanic Theatre: 2,099 holiday rentals
  • Columbia Heights Station: 2,108 holiday rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,081 holiday rentals
  • Franciscan Monastery: 2,070 holiday rentals
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House: 2,141 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Columbia Heights listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Columbia Heights?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 100 Condos/Apartments in Columbia Heights. Our other popular types of Columbia Heights holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 50 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 13 holiday houses
  • Studios: 88 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Columbia Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Columbia Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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