Washington D.C. Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Washington D.C.

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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $90 $150
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5.0
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-16%
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $130 $155
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4.7
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-18%
e.g. 10/20 - 10/27
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $106 $129
VRBO
4.8
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Discover a vacation rental that fits your preferences among the 4,605 great rentals from more than 27 vacation rental websites in Washington. HomeToGo immediately shows the best offers by comparing all of the available vacation rentals in Washington from its various partners.

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Rent a vacation accommodation in Washington D.C.: from $22 per night

House ∙ 2 guests
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $63
Homestay.com
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $104
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $98
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4.6
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $108
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $83
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $116
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4.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $161
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4.2
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $144
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5.0
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Vacation Houses With Pools

Pool
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $186
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4.5
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Pool
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $297
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4.4
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $171
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4.2
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $161
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4.9
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Apartments With a Balcony or Patio

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $188
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5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $353
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4.6
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $280
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4.8
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $187
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4.4
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Vacation Rentals With a Fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $156
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4.9
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Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $125
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4.7
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $182
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4.9
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Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from $138
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4.5
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Popular Rental Amenities in Washington D.C.

  • Internet (3,000)
  • No smoking (2,849)
  • Kitchen (2,832)
  • AC (2,768)
  • TV (2,628)
  • Microwave (2,232)
  • Washer (2,231)
  • Parking (2,116)
  • Dishwasher (1,832)
  • No pets (1,637)
  • Pool (904)
  • Balcony/Patio (854)
Select a filter and find an accommodation meeting your needs among the 4,605 properties in Washington. You can easily search and find a rental meeting your needs in Washington if you need internet access during your vacation or you want to tune out with some TV time, as most accommodations provide "internet" and "TVs." It is also possible to search for a rental in Washington D.C. if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub as 110 of the listed properties there provide "Jacuzzis."

Price and Availability Index Washington

Vacation Rental Price Information in Washington D.C.

In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation homes & apartments in Washington D.C.. The most expensive dates to travel to Washington are in September (9/15 - 9/22). Prices drop in January to an average of $194 per night (1/5 - 1/12).

Rental Availability Information in Washington D.C.

Check how busy Washington is with our availability graph. The most challenging week to find a rental in the next twelve months is in August (8/18 - 8/25). It is easier to find a rental in a week of December (12/29 - 1/5), as only 18% of the accommodations are booked.

The Weather in Washington D.C.

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The above is a climate diagram for Washington. July is the warmest month of the year in Washington D.C. with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 89°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 30° in February. It may rain 16 days in May while it typically rains only 10 days in November.

1,790 of the 4,605 listed properties in Washington D.C. are apartment rentals. They account for nearly half of the accommodation types in this destination (45.05%). In addition, the standard size of apartment rentals in Washington is 970 ft² with a median price of $270 per night. Moreover, if you are going in a group of 5, apartment rentals are the ideal property type in Washington, as they usually welcome this exact group size. You can also compare other accommodation types in Washington. House rentals are, for example, another typical property type in this destination, with 1,057 listed accommodations. These accommodations cost $381 per night on average and have an average size of 2,060 ft².

Book a Washington D.C. vacation rental in America's Capital!

As the capital of the United States, Washington D.C. boasts countless museums, national memorials and monuments, many of which offer free entry to visitors. Indeed, Washington D.C. is in a league of its own with its political history, preservation of national culture and the pulsating contemporary nightlife scene. Come discover its diverse neighborhoods with oak-lined streets, colonial architecture, a wealth of museums, boutique stores, imposing cathedrals and artzy districts. Washington D.C. vacation homes are perfect to discover the city at leisure.

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Getting There

Flying into D.C.

Washington D.C. is served by three major airports, all of which offer free wifi. The stunning Washington Dulles International Airport is an architectural wonder with its curved roof and light-flooded interiors. To get to downtown D.C., take the Fairfax Connector Bus Routes 981/983 to the Metrorail station, which connects to downtown. Another option is the SuperShuttle and Supreme Airport Shuttle, which offer door-to-door shared ride services within the D.C. area. For a direct, hassle-free ride, take a taxi directly to your Washington D.C. vacation rental. D.C. is also served by the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), that offer connections to North America, Canada and the Caribbean.

Weather & Climate

Climate and best time to visit

The best time to visit D.C. is between September and November, when the autumn breeze blows away the hordes of summer tourists. Watch the leaves change color before winter sets in, bringing with it chilly temperatures and snowstorms, but plenty of good cheer in the form of discounted Washington D.C. vacation rentals. The next best time to visit is between March and May, just in time for the Cherry Blossom Festival in late March and early April. June to August is humid and sticky, with museums and establishments blasting the air conditioners on full force. Bring along light, comfortable clothing and shoes, and a wide-brimmed hat.

Attractions

Sights to soak in

With its concentration of memorials, governmental buildings and museums, the National Mall is a great place to start. Make sure to see the political highlights such as the National Museum of Natural History, the poignant Holocaust Museum, the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument in the National Mall. The East End houses the edgy and interactive Newseum and the International Spy Museum, while the White House and Kennedy Center are located in the West End. The Kennedy Center Rooftop Terrace is perfect for expansive city views.

Head to the Upper Northwest for a visit to the free National Zoo and the majestic National Cathedral. Meanwhile, the historic neighborhood of Georgetown appeals with its colonial structures, calm waterfront and the steps featured in 'The Exorcist'. D.C. offers foodies much to cheer about: there's Salvadoran cuisine comprising corn tortillas, beans, fried pork, etc, and exotic Ethiopian delicacies. Don't forget to sample the unique-to-D.C. smoked half-beef, half-pork sausages which are rightly called half-smokes.

Nightlife

Nightlife in the Capital

Birthplace of the world-famous traveling music circus Thievery Corporation, D.C. offers visitors much to choose from in the form of its comedy clubs, dance clubs, wine bars, sports bars and live music venues. As the sun goes down, the capital descends into a mish-mash of concerts, theater, vaudeville, opera, jazz and more.

The neighbourhoods of Dupont Circle and Georgetown are brimming with watering holes and bars. Head to the Takoma Station Tavern for live go-go music acts (go-go is a mix of hip-hop and funk). End the night with some rest at your Washington D.C. vacation rental.

Local Attractions

Day trips and excursions

Consider doing the bike trails through Capital Crescent Trail, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park with its lush, shaded trail from Georgetown to Cumberland, and Mount Vernon Trail. Another option is to spend the day at the Rock Creek Park, home to coyotes, squirrels, rabbits and raccoons. Roosevelt Island beckons with its fountains, stone obelisks, natural woods and swamps. It's possible to rent a kayak or sailboat at the Thompson Boat Center for a leisurely cruise down the Potomac.

Local Events

Regular events and festivals

The year's cultural calendar kicks off in January with Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, followed by the National Kite Festival and National Cherry Blossom Festival in late March-early April. June's Smithsonian Folklife Festival offers a window into the world's most resilient ethnic communities.

Independence Day is celebrated with much fanfare on July 4th; after all, we're in the country's capital! Fall is marked by the Labor Day Concert and the DC Blues Festival, which brings together the country's blues legends. Book early as Washington D.C. vacation rentals fill up. The year comes to a close with the city celebrating National Tree Lighting in December.

America's capital city never lets its visitors down thanks to an infectious and eclectic energy. Book your Washington D.C. vacation home now for that next exciting trip.

Sights & things to do in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.: A Historically Rich, Political Beacon of the United States

Washington Monument

Standing astride the National Mall, this is the world's tallest obelisk. This iconic stone structure is a tribute to George Washington, the country's first president.

Jefferson Memorial

Commemorating one of the country's founding fathers, this beautiful piece of neoclassical architecture sits picturesquely on the edge of the Tidal Basin.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Part of the most prestigious museum network in the country, this institution offers the biggest collection of air- and spacecraft on the planet, from the first shuttle to orbit the moon, to the first plane to fly around the globe.

National Gallery of Art

See a massive array of modern and classical art, without paying a penny at this public museum. The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is also a must-see!

Lincoln Memorial

This commemorative statue of Abraham Lincoln, built in the form of a Greek temple, is an icon of American history.

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