Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Gaithersburg

Take a vacation to Gaithersburg and enjoy the area's festivals, entertainment and theater scene. This city's shopping, restaurants and forests draw many visitors. Great Falls Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gaithersburg

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Gaithersburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Laytonsville Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gaithersburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gaithersburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Civic Center Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gaithersburg

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gaithersburg?

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 Gaithersburg:

  • Georgetown: 1,113 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 518 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 580 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 557 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 50 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 Gaithersburg?

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

  • Lake Forest Mall: 765 vacation rentals
  • Laytonsville Golf Course: 334 vacation rentals
  • Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds: 1,025 vacation rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,023 vacation rentals
  • Tysons Corner Center: 1,765 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 628 Houses in Gaithersburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gaithersburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,106 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 213 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gaithersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 441 vacation rentals with pool available in Gaithersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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