Washington DC is the capital of the United States of America, and you can only imagine how expensive and in demand the hotels are within the city. For alternate accommodation, plenty of options are available to you - from vacation rentals to the best farm stays in Washington. So if you’re a bit outdoorsy but not ready to sleep in a tent, why not consider some options for glamping and camping around Washington D.C., all within an hour’s drive of the city? From RVs to yurts and even cabins, we’ve got you covered! Read on to know more about glamping near Washington, D.C.
Fredericksburg is located about an hour’s drive south of Washington DC, close to the banks of the Potomac River. The hosts are renting out their fully-fitted trailer and it has room for up to three guests. The hosts can also provide tents if you’re visiting with a larger group, making it one of the top spots that offers the best camping near Washington D.C. You will also get a tour of the facilities when you arrive, and get help in starting your first bonfire. As part of the rental, you also have access to up to 3000 acres of hiking trails, along with the Rappahannock and Enchanting Run rivers.
Nature Retreat GlampingFredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsit was comfortable and cleanthe trailer itself is kept clean and is perfect for a single or couple
Host:darlene was a very gracious host and made sure we had everything we neededRead more reviewsclose to lots of historic sights and shopping yet secluded enough to enjoy the "glamping"wonderful location in stafford county—fun to explore in the woodsdarlene is super helpful and close by if you need anything
The hosts are renting out their RV, with room for up to four guests. The RV is located in Upper Marlboro, a small town in Maryland. As well as being a half hour’s drive away from Washington DC, it’s close to the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, and a large golf course. The RV has a large super king bed, as well as a set of bunk beds. You also have a spacious kitchen within the RV. The hosts can answer any issues you have quickly and can give you some great advice on the local area.
Clean Luxury RV in peaceful area 8min from metro.Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsit smelled musty moldy and smoky and was far far from cleannice clean rv spot with a smart tv very quite and comfortable
Host:this is a great place to stay the host are super friendly and very attentiveRead more reviewsgreat location and great accommodationsthe location of the rv is in a safe and comfortable area near the owners housebesides the heating issue this location waz great to stay atthe location is great for dc metro area and rodney was a great hostbeautiful area convinent location attentive host i had a great stay 5 stars for sure
If you are interested in tent camping near Washington D.C., this accommodation is probably what you are looking for. You will be staying inside a tent that can fit up to three people. There is an old farmhouse right next to the tent and you can enjoy quiet and peaceful surroundings throughout your stay.
Don’t worry about the facilities. Just because you are staying in a tent, doesn’t mean that you leave all the comfort behind you. You will be provided with all the necessary facilities, including free wireless internet access, an indoor fireplace to keep you warm during the colder days and a kitchen in which you can prepare your favorite meals.
Campsite by the USNA StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsconvenient place to downtown annapolis and very clean and well stocked
Host:awesome safe and friendly last minute find allowed us to attend the boat show which was the main goalRead more reviewshe is very adept at what he does and the house and location are perfect
Experience something different by staying in this spacious camper, from where you will be greeted with the sounds of the birds singing and the breeze of the bay when you wake up in the morning. Fall asleep to the quiet of the night, which will guarantee sweet dreams. You can have your own breakfast nook, either indoors or outdoors, and please your eyes with the views of the meadows and the woods while indulging in your delicious breakfast accompanied with a cup of coffee.
The camper can accommodate four people and includes hot water, heating and travel essentials, among other amenities.
Camper & Kayaking on Chesapeake Close to DC/BaltDeale, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewson a rainy day we made great use of the tv/dvd player for a movie marathonthe outdoor shower was awesome and so were the other amenitieswe stayed for 3 nights inside shawn's cozy little camper wagon and had a wonderful timegood dry wood and kindling made building a campfire very easy every night
Host:fun property and shawn was an excellent hostshawn was great such a hospitable host i absolutely loved her propertyshawn was very helpful and friendly tried her best to be a great host and owns beautiful propertyshawn her property manager and her assistant were all nice and communicative making our trip an enjoyable oneshe was very informative as well of the area and very kind the camper was quaint but comfortableRead more reviewsthe location was close to everything and very relaxingincredible quiet property in great location near marinasloved the location and property - beautiful and peacefulbeautiful location and friendly staff
If you’re looking for camping cabins near Washington D.C., why not go for a small cottage? Indulge in a quiet and peaceful stay by choosing this small cottage that’s decorated in Moroccan style. You can enter and leave your cottage as you wish as it is separated from the main house, which means that total privacy is guaranteed. Inside the cottage, you will be able to find a queen pull out sofa and a futon. So, in total, up to four people can stay together in this comfortable cottage.
You will also have access to the kitchen that is equipped with all the necessary items for you to cook something delicious for your breakfast. As for the shared facilities, you are more than welcome to use the spa and plunge into the swimming pool whenever you need to relax and refresh yourself.
Glamping Experience in The Moroccan CottageFort Washington, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was well designed and comfortablethe mattresses are firm but comfortable enoughto add to that there is a pool - see the pictures - to relax and cooloff incottage:it was very clean and charming inside it is green friendly
Host:tarus and yolanda were amazing hoststarus and yolanda were perfect hoststhey are such gracious hostand the outstanding hospitality from the ownersthey were super attentiveRead more reviewsthe location is great for singles couples or small familiesthe neighborhood is quiet and beautifula great place to stay in the dc areathe space was cute and loved the quiet neighborhood where it was hidden away
Accokeek is located a half hour’s drive from Washington DC, south along the Potomac River. Enjoy your own RV adventure in this luxurious rental. There’s room for up to four guests, with two king-sized beds. The RV is stationary, although the hosts can drop you off at your next destination - as long as it isn’t too far. The hosts provide a generator for you, so you don’t have to worry about power during your stay, and their RV also has a fully-functioning kitchen. You have the added bonus of a hot tub on the surrounding property.
"Easy Breezy" at Picturelake... a camper's dream.Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Enjoy complete privacy by staying at this private RV. The RV is equipped with AC and a heater, along with a bathroom and an equipped kitchen. Up to two people can sleep comfortably inside the RV. It is parked in a big backyard that is surrounded by a lot of trees and has a volleyball or soccer court. You can indulge in a cup of coffee in the morning while looking at the lush greenery that is all around you.
A Great Place to be Near to Things You Wish to SeeGlenn Dale, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsthe grounds are all landscaped by geraldo himself and they’re very nice wifi is good and supports netflix no problemthis camper is the perfect place to stay very clean and privatejust perfect everything was clean private geraldo was a great host and fun to talk tome and my husband loved the place super cosy clean and peaceful we will definitely go back thank you
Host:our host was welcoming helpful and thoughtfulfantastic host and a unique space for a solo travelercozy rv with kind and helpful hostpleasant host quaint quiet homereally nice hosts and the accommodations are exactly how it's describedRead more reviewsthe location was perfect for our trip to annapolis and washington dcgreat place to get away for the weekend staying in their camper was awesomegreat place to stay to get awaythe location is also great and the property itself is very impressive
You’ll be surprised at the size of this yurt, and the number of people you’ll be able to fit inside! The yurt was initially designed for special events, which means its the perfect place to spend time with family. It can also fit up to 12 people sleeping overnight. In addition to the yurt, you also have access to the Dulles Retreat which includes a chef’s kitchen as well as a living room, two bathrooms and three bedrooms. There are thousands of fairy lights on the roof of the yurt, making it a truly magical place to stay. The yurt is located a 35-minute drive west of Washington DC.
Forever Yours YurtSterling, Virginia, United States
If you’ve wanted to try glamping but you’re unsure about staying in a tent, then why not try a pod? The pods are located on Cherry Hill Park, the closest campground to Washington DC, at just under half an hour’s drive away. If you don’t want to drive into the city, the campsite can organize a tour for you. You can take advantage of all the amenities of the campgrounds, including a pool, a hot tub, and a mini-golf course. There’s plenty for kids to do as well, including cornhole, ping pong, and even a splash park. Each pod has room for up to four guests, with four single beds available.
Rustic Glamping Pod (Inside Our Family Campground)Adelphi, MD, College Park, Maryland, United States
Located half an hour west of Washington DC is Centreville, a small town home to an Airstream! There’s room for two guests in this cozy space, with a large bed, kitchen and amazing views. You’ll be surprised at how much storage you’ll find in this airstream, so unpack your bags and make yourself feel as if you’re at home. As well as a separate bathroom inside the airstream, you also have plenty of outdoor space, including a firepit and patio table for six. You also have your own private driveway and access to the property.
Airstream Island Centreville 25m-DCCentreville, Virginia, United States
If you’re after a unique night’s sleep, why not lay your head down in a bubble? Each bubble has room for up to two people. The bubble is located on its own private decking area, with two rocking chairs on the deck as well. This unique accommodation is located outside of the main building on the property, meaning the bathroom is a short walk away. Within the main building, you’ll find wifi and laundry facilities. The bubble is located in Midland, Virginia, about an hours drive southwest of Washington DC.
sleep under the moonlight in bubble rooms 星空泡泡屋Midland, Virginia, United States
If you like the idea of traveling in an RV but you’re too scared to buy one yourself, why not jump at the chance of renting one out and trying the experience? This beautiful RV is located in Rosedale, Maryland, only an hours drive from Washington DC and twenty minutes from downtown Baltimore. There’s room for up to four guests in the RV, with one queen-sized bed in the bedroom, and a sofa bed in the living room. Outside the RV you have a large grill and a fire pit, and you’re free to use all the sites amenities, including a swimming pool and a tennis club.
Pura Vida RV CampingRosedale, Maryland, United States
Reston is located west of Washington DC - about a 30-minute drive away. You may be wondering what’s in Reston - you’re new favorite camping spot! Hire a tipi and have a unique night’s sleep! The tipi is more glamping than camping, as inside you’re tent you’ll find a large double bed, a seating area, and even a TV. The tipi is located on its own decked section with a picnic table, firepit, and a hammock. It is in a great location as all around you, you’ll find miles of hiking trails as well as some great restaurants and galleries.
Glamping in Reston Surrounded by Woods and a CreekReston, Virginia, United States
If you’ve never stayed in a yurt before, this is your chance! Located an hour’s drive away from Washington DC, this yurt is in a wonderful, quiet location in the middle of an 11-acre farm. There’s room for up to two guests. Within the yurt, you have a queen-sized bed, and there’s a bathroom just steps away. You have uninterrupted views of the surrounding lavender fields. There’s also apple and pear trees and berry bushes that you’re encouraged to pick fresh fruit off of. The Appalachian Trail and Shenandoah River are nearby if you want to explore.
Farm Glamping near DCPurcellville, Virginia, United States
If you’ve only got a set amount of time in Washington DC, you’re going to want to plan your trip before you’ve even packed your bags! Of course, there’s the White House and the Washington Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and the Vietnam Memorial. But don’t forget: all the museums that run along the National Mall are free and visiting them is one of the must-do activities for your first time in Washington D.C. Top picks are the Natural History Museum, and the Museum of Air and Space
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