Destination guide

The lively area of Silver Spring awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, festivals and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Silver Spring. This city's shopping, restaurants and university setting draw many visitors. White House and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Silver Spring

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Silver Spring has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Francis Pool (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Silver Spring

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Silver Spring is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Aubudon Naturalist Society (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lafayette Recreation Center (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Silver Spring

The nearest airport is in College Park, MD (CGS), located 5.7 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Silver Spring Station or Forest Glen Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay near Silver Spring?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,878 holiday rentals near Silver Spring. From 561 Houses to 991 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Silver Spring is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Silver Spring?

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 Silver Spring:

  • Dupont Circle: 587 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 318 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,140 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 256 holiday homes
  • Columbia Heights: 173 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 Silver Spring?

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

  • Brookside Gardens: 2,028 holiday rentals
  • Gateway to NOAA: 2,070 holiday rentals
  • Holy Cross Hospital: 2,059 holiday rentals
  • Wheaton Station: 2,053 holiday rentals
  • Ellsworth Place: 2,070 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 561 Houses in Silver Spring. Our other popular types of Silver Spring holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 991 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 188 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Silver Spring?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 366 holiday homes with pool available in Silver Spring. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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