Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Petworth

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Petworth. This city is walkable and trendy, recognised for its parks, restaurants and shopping. White House and Ford's Theater 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

Sightseeing in and around Petworth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Petworth a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Six Flags America (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Rock Creek Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Francis Pool (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Volta Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • National Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Petworth

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Petworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Falls Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fort Stevens Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rock Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Meridian Hill Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Soapstone Valley Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rock Creek Trail Exercise Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Petworth

Fly into College Park, MD (CGS), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Georgia Ave. Petworth Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Petworth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 284 holiday rentals near Petworth. From 100 Houses to 117 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Petworth for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Petworth:

  • Dupont Circle: 574 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,085 holiday homes
  • Logan Circle: 501 holiday homes
  • H Street Corridor: 237 holiday homes
  • Capitol Hill: 523 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Petworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 100 Houses in Petworth. Our other popular types of Petworth holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 117 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 136 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 34 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Petworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Petworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.