As the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. is one of the most prominent and highly-visited cities in the country. Even with all the imposing structures and architecture, government buildings, and agencies; Washington D.C is a delightful city to visit. It is a large city with a hometown feel and very welcoming and friendly people. It also has year-round events and festivals, world-class museums, monuments, parks, memorials, and much more.
While there are many spectacular hotels in Washington D.C, an increasing number of people are choosing to spend their trips in vacation rentals which provide a homier and more comfortable atmosphere. D.C. has many of these beautiful vacation rental homes no matter what you’re looking for. Many people coming into the city want to take advantage of the city’s prime location and look into waterfront vacation rentals in Washington D.C.
If you’re visiting Washington D.C, there are many places where vacationers can have a beautiful and panoramic view of the water. The National Harbor located on the shores of the Potomac River in Maryland’s Prince George County is a great place to look for waterfront vacation rentals in Washington D.C. The newly-built 1.9-mile structure which has become the premiere marina in the Chesapeake Bay has brand new facilities with tons of shopping, dining, entertainment, and many hotels and condominiums. The Harbor provides direct access to Alexandria in Virginia using a water taxi. The National Harbor is also only 15 minutes away from downtown D.C. and 8 miles from the Reagan National Airport.
Another prime location for waterfront vacation rentals in Washington D.C is the Southwest waterfront area in Southwest. This thriving neighborhood located right on the banks of the Potomac River provides many options for those looking for a great place to stay while in the city. There are many condos but also a marina with boats and yachts which can be rented out for your stay. The neighborhood has a metro stop conveniently located and a Safeway, CVS, and other shops. It’s also not too far from many of Washington D.C’s main monuments museums, and attractions.
Another great place to find beautiful waterfront vacation rentals in Washington D.C is in the historic Old Town Alexandria or the Georgetown area in the city. Also, look for rentals in Rosslyn in Virginia’s Arlington or some places in Pentagon City. While there may not be as many waterfront vacation rental home choices in these places as in the National Harbor or the Southwest Waterfront area, there are a few quaint vacation rental townhomes and brand-new condos that provide spectacular views of the Potomac River.
If you have time to travel a little bit outside of the city, you can encounter some beautiful vacation home rentals. Cities like Annapolis and Baltimore in Maryland are prime tourist destinations with incredible attractions, some of the best seafood in the area, and many gorgeous vacation home rentals with panoramic waterfront views. Waterfront vacation rentals in Washington D.C can be costly because they are usually newly-built condos or older more quaint townhomes with prices ranging from $200 to $1,000 per night.