Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Capitol Hill

Come and experience Capitol Hill and its museums, monuments and architecture. Travelers appreciate the local tours in this welcoming city. United States Capitol and Supreme Court of the United States are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Capitol Hill

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Capitol Hill has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Six Flags America (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • National Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Francis Pool (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Volta Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Capitol Hill

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Capitol Hill is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Falls Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • United States Botanic Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Enid A. Haupt Garden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Freedom Plaza (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Anacostia Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Franklin Square (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Capitol Hill

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 7.6 mi (12.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Washington Union Station. You can get around Capitol Hill by jumping on the metro at Capitol South Station, Eastern Market Station or Federal Center Station.

Where to stay near Capitol Hill?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 496 house rentals near Capitol Hill. From 243 Condos/Apartments to 165 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Capitol Hill for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Capitol Hill?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Capitol Hill:

  • Eastern Market: 375 vacation rentals
  • Kingman Park: 175 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 1,090 vacation rentals
  • Logan Circle: 510 vacation rentals
  • Truxton Circle: 252 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Capitol Hill?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Capitol Hill. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Marine Barracks: 2,009 home rentals
  • National Japanese American Memorial: 2,022 home rentals
  • Victims of Communism Memorial: 2,043 home rentals
  • National Postal Museum: 2,014 home rentals
  • Washington DC Fire and EMS Museum: 2,025 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Capitol Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 243 Condos/Apartments in Capitol Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Capitol Hill include:

  • Houses: 165 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 72 lodging choices
  • Studios: 236 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Capitol Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 55 vacation homes with pool available in Capitol Hill.

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