Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Capitol Heights

Enjoy the live music and other features of Capitol Heights. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its sporting events and restaurants. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Capitol Heights

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Capitol Heights a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags America (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • National Aquarium (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Francis Pool (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Capitol Heights

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Capitol Heights. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benning Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Fort Dupont Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Alger Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • U.S. National Arboretum (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Anacostia Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Capitol Heights

The nearest airport is in College Park, MD (CGS), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Addison Road Station or Capitol Heights Station to easily get around the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Capitol Heights?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,875 vacation rentals near Capitol Heights. From 580 Houses to 962 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Capitol Heights are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Capitol Heights?

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 Capitol Heights:

  • Capitol Hill: 471 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 1,121 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Market: 359 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 594 vacation rentals
  • National Harbor: 106 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 Capitol Heights?

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

  • Addison Road Station: 2,103 vacation rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,161 vacation rentals
  • National Mall: 1,188 vacation rentals
  • Nationals Park: 2,128 vacation rentals
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: 2,085 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Capitol Heights 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 Capitol Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 580 Houses in Capitol Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Capitol Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 962 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 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 Capitol Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 339 vacation rentals with pool available in Capitol Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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