Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in La Plata

Come and experience La Plata and its churches, art galleries and history. This city is well-known for its soccer games and lake. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around La Plata

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that La Plata has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • White Plains Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Maryland International Raceway (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Caledon State Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Oak Crest Vineyard and Winery (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Hilltop Golf Club (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • The Capital Wheel (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in La Plata

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, La Plata is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapel Point State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Piscataway Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Fort Washington Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Caledon State Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Fort Foote Park (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Oxon Cove and Oxon Hill Farm National Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around La Plata

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 31.3 mi (50.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around La Plata?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 43 vacation rentals near La Plata. From 29 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near La Plata for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to La Plata?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Plata:

  • Capitol Hill: 492 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Market: 358 vacation rentals
  • National Harbor: 106 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 598 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 72 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to La Plata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in La Plata. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hawthorne Country Club: 281 vacation rentals
  • Fun Haven Golf: 311 vacation rentals
  • Port Tobacco Players: 224 vacation rentals
  • Nationals Park: 2,124 vacation rentals
  • Quantico Marine Base: 61 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in La Plata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in La Plata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Plata include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Plata?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in La Plata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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