Destination guide

The lively city of Stafford awaits you

Enjoy the area's churches, live music and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Stafford. Renowned for its basketball games, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Stafford

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

  • Potomac Point Vineyard and Winery (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Forest Greens Golf Club (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Gauntlet Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Caledon State Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Signal Bay Waterpark (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Laurel Hill Golf Club (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stafford

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 Stafford. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prince William Forest Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Lake Ridge Park, Marina and Golf Course (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Hazel Grove Lake Boat Launch (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Caledon State Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Marshall Park (21.1 mi / 34 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Stafford

The nearest airport is in Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), located 17.6 mi (28.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is 33 mi (53 km) away.

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

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 Stafford:

  • Old Town: 557 vacation rentals
  • Crystal City: 50 vacation rentals
  • Old Town North: 23 vacation rentals
  • Pentagon City: 43 vacation rentals
  • Shirlington: 17 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 Stafford?

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

  • Potomac Point Vineyard and Winery: 40 vacation rentals
  • FBI Academy: 51 vacation rentals
  • Lake Anna State Park: 252 vacation rentals
  • George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate: 1,877 vacation rentals
  • Potomac Mills: 368 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Stafford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stafford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stafford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Stafford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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