Destination guide

Friendly Lorton will entice you

The wildlife and forests create a pretty picture of Lorton. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the cycling, shopping and restaurants. Arlington National Cemetery and Jefferson Memorial are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Lorton

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Lorton has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Laurel Hill Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Hilltop Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • TopGolf Alexandria (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lorton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lorton. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Ridge Park, Marina and Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Lake Accotink Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Piscataway Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Fort Washington Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Green Spring Gardens Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Prince William Forest Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lorton

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Lorton Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Lorton Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Lorton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 313 holiday rentals near Lorton. From 79 Houses to 150 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lorton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lorton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lorton:

  • Dupont Circle: 565 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,110 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 309 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 252 holiday homes
  • Columbia Heights: 165 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lorton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lorton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Laurel Hill Golf Club: 1,687 holiday rentals
  • Lorton Station: 1,714 holiday rentals
  • Lorton Station: 1,708 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove Water Park: 1,574 holiday rentals
  • Pohick Bay Regional Park: 1,568 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lorton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lorton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 79 Houses in Lorton. Our other popular types of Lorton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 150 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lorton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 137 holiday homes with pool available in Lorton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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