7 Cool Airbnbs Within Driving Distance of DC

Whether you’re looking for a houseboat in Annapolis or an A-frame in the woods, here are seven Airbnb getaways, all within a three-hour drive of DC

1. Houseboat in Annapolis

Sleep suspended above the Chesapeake Bay in this houseboat. There is a roof terrace so you can really enjoy the view.

  • Location: Annapolis
  • Characteristics: On the water (literally), rooftop terrace, coastal-inspired interior.
  • Space: 4 people, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Cost: $519 per night
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Houseboat inside Annapolis
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2. Cove Point Lighthouse

This Airbnb looks like a scene from a Nicholas Sparks book/movie. You can sit on the porch and watch the sunset over the water, with the lighthouse in view.

  • Location: Lusby
  • Characteristics: Next to an active lighthouse, seven acres of land, beach access.
  • Space: 8 people, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
  • Cost: $234+ per night
Cove Point Lighthouse
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3. Breton Bay Bungalow

This blue bungalow offers panoramic views from a spacious screened porch and private dock.

  • Location: Leonardtown
  • Characteristics: Good for small groups, fire pit, hammocks, kayaks, cornhole.
  • Space: 6 people, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Cost: $207+ per night
Breton Bay View Bungalow
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Breton Bay bungalow interior
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4. Vintage waterfront A-frame

If you want to disconnect a bit, this waterfront home is immersed in nature with an outdoor fire pit, swing chairs, kayaks and canoes for a very nature vacation.

  • Location: Lusby
  • Characteristics: Within driving distance of vineyards, waterfront, cute interior.
  • Space: 6 people, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Cost: $187+ per night
Vintage waterfront A-frame
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Vintage waterfront A-frame interior
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5. Group cabin near the vineyards

This wonderful home sleeps 12 and is only eight miles from Pippin Hill Wineries, Potters Craft Cider or Carter Mountain.

  • Location: Charlotteville
  • Characteristics: Close to wine and hiking, rustic design, good for groups.
  • Space: 12 people, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
  • Cost: $1,385+ per night
Group cabin close to the interior of the vineyards
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6. Modern mountain house

Brew your morning coffee with Nespresso and sip it on the porch by the fire pit table with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains for ultimate relaxation.

  • Location: Green wood
  • Characteristics: Newly renovated and fully equipped kitchen including local coffee beans and a Nespresso, mountain views, close to vineyards.
  • Space: 6 people, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
  • Cost: $543+ per night
Interior of modern mountain house
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Modern mountain house with a view
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7. Historic Penthouse in Staunton

If you’re looking for a slow-paced, romantic weekend, this cool penthouse in charming Staunton might fit the bill.

  • Location: Staunton
  • Characteristics: Unique layout, roof terrace, at the Blackburn Inn.
  • Space: 6 people, 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Cost: $385+ per night
Historic Penthouse in Staunton
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