Destination guide

Travel to arty Washington

Come and experience Washington and its wineries, art galleries and theatre scene. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its monuments and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Washington

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Washington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Little Washington Winery (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gadino Cellars (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Glen Manor Vineyards (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Chester Gap Cellars (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Appalachian Trailhead (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Secret Passage Ranch (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Washington is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Luray Caverns (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Elkwallow Picnic Area (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Thorton Gap Entrance Shenandoah (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Shenandoah River State Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Skyline Caverns (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Front Royal Entrance Shenandoah National Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Washington

Fly into Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), the closest airport, located 35.5 mi (57.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 41.9 mi (67.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Washington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 335 holiday rentals near Washington. From 110 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Washington for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Theatre at Washington: 277 holiday rentals
  • R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery: 276 holiday rentals
  • The First Washington of All Monument: 276 holiday rentals
  • Gadino Cellars: 277 holiday rentals
  • Little Washington Winery: 291 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Washington 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 Washington?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 110 Houses in Washington. Our other popular types of Washington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 172 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.