Destination guide

Travel to charming Potomac

The waterfalls and countryside create a pretty picture of Potomac. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and chocolate shops, this romantic city won't disappoint. Arlington National Cemetery and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Potomac

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Potomac a fun place to get away to. These 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 (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Burning Tree Country Club (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Reston Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Potomac

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Potomac. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Scott's Run Nature Preserve (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Civic Center Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Glen Echo Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lake Fairfax Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Potomac

Fly into Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 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 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Potomac?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,182 holiday rentals around Potomac. From 728 Houses to 8 Estates, 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 Potomac is on Stayz.

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

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 Potomac:

  • Dupont Circle: 577 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 319 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,109 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 254 holiday homes
  • Columbia Heights: 168 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 Potomac?

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

  • TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms: 2,059 holiday rentals
  • Falls Road Golf Course: 1,948 holiday rentals
  • Billy Goat Trail: 1,932 holiday rentals
  • Splash Down Water Park: 207 holiday rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,070 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 728 Houses in Potomac. Our other popular types of Potomac holiday rentals include:

  • Estates: 8 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,064 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Potomac?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 454 holiday homes with pool available in Potomac. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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