Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Bowie is ready to explore

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bowie. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. United States Capitol 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.


Activities and attractions in Bowie

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Bowie 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:

  • Six Flags America (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bowie Golf and Country Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lake Presidential Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bowie

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bowie is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Allen Pond Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Old Maryland Farm (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Greenbelt Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Buddy Attick Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Benning Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bowie

The nearest airport is in Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Bowie State Station.

Where to stay near Bowie?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,529 holiday rentals near Bowie. From 974 Houses to 239 Townhouses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bowie for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bowie?

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 Bowie:

  • Dupont Circle: 593 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 312 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,134 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 260 holiday homes
  • Columbia Heights: 174 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 Bowie?

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

  • Bowie Golf and Country Club: 2,076 holiday rentals
  • Belair Stable Museum: 2,079 holiday rentals
  • Bowie State Station: 2,064 holiday rentals
  • Bowie State University: 2,015 holiday rentals
  • Prince George's Stadium: 1,947 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bowie 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 Houses in Bowie?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 974 Houses in Bowie. Our other popular types of Bowie holiday rentals include:

  • Townhouses: 239 holiday houses
  • Estates: 6 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bowie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 490 holiday homes with pool available in Bowie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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