Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Petworth

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Petworth. This city is walkable and trendy, recognized for its parks, restaurants and shopping. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Petworth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Petworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Francis Pool (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Volta Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • National Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petworth

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Petworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Meridian Hill Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Petworth

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Georgia Ave. Petworth Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Petworth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 290 vacation rentals near Petworth. From 102 Houses to 125 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Petworth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Petworth:

  • Georgetown: 1,118 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 602 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 518 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 527 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 56 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Petworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 102 Houses in Petworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petworth include:

  • Studios: 125 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 144 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Petworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Petworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.