Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Gaithersburg

Take a holiday to Gaithersburg and enjoy the area's festivals, entertainment and theatre scene. This city's shopping, restaurants and forests draw many visitors. Great Falls Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gaithersburg

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Gaithersburg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Needwood Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Laytonsville Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gaithersburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gaithersburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Civic Center Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Cabin John Regional Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Brookside Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Brookside Nature Center (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gaithersburg

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Gaithersburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,161 holiday rentals near Gaithersburg. From 715 Houses to 1,076 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 Gaithersburg is on HomeAway.

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

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 Gaithersburg:

  • Dupont Circle: 586 holiday homes
  • Petworth: 330 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 1,129 holiday homes
  • Le Droit Park: 256 holiday homes
  • Columbia Heights: 178 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 Gaithersburg?

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

  • Bowl America Gaithersburg: 729 holiday rentals
  • Blue Mash Golf Course: 533 holiday rentals
  • Gaithersburg Miniature Golf: 1,219 holiday rentals
  • Lake Forest Mall: 862 holiday rentals
  • Laytonsville Golf Course: 381 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 715 Houses in Gaithersburg. Our other popular types of Gaithersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,076 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 194 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 12 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 Gaithersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 442 holiday homes with pool available in Gaithersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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