Destination guide

Travel to lively Springfield

Come and experience Springfield and its live music, theater scene and museums. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Arlington National Cemetery and Lincoln Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Springfield

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Springfield has to offer. These 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 (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Laurel Hill Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hilltop Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • TopGolf Alexandria (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Springfield

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Springfield. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Lake Accotink Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Green Spring Gardens Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lake Ridge Park, Marina and Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Springfield

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Burke Centre Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Franconia Springfield Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Springfield?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,985 vacation rentals near Springfield. From 575 Houses to 1,083 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 Springfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Springfield:

  • Georgetown: 1,135 vacation rentals
  • Dupont Circle: 601 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 567 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 522 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 45 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 Springfield?

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

  • Springfield Town Center: 2,002 vacation rentals
  • Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Campus: 1,990 vacation rentals
  • United States Capitol: 2,049 vacation rentals
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,154 vacation rentals
  • Tysons Corner Center: 1,783 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 575 Houses in Springfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Springfield include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,083 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 201 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Springfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 413 vacation rentals with pool available in Springfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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