Hotels in Derwood, Maryland

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Derwood overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of forests and lakes, Derwood is known for its natural features. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for ziplining and biking. Plan a fun excursion to Byrd Stadium and Verizon Center. George Washington University and White House are popular sights to see. A family- and business-friendly area, Derwood also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Derwood

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Derwood has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Derwood with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Derwood hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Derwood hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Derwood

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 20.2 mi (32.6 km) from downtown Derwood. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21 mi (33.7 km) away. Shady Grove Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Derwood

Fun activities are on hand such as biking, camping, and hockey, along with attractions such as:
  • • Schaeffer Farms Mountain Bike Trail
  • • Billy Goat Trail
  • • Windy Point
  • • Allegheny Passage
  • • Desert Ecology Trail
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course
  • • Brookside Gardens
  • • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park
  • • Brookside Nature Center
  • • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex
Its forests, lakes, and hiking trails are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Lake Needwood
  • • Rock Creek Regional Park
  • • Civic Center Park
  • • Cabin John Regional Park
  • • Aubudon Naturalist Society
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • George Washington University
  • • White House
  • • Ford's Theater
  • • Lincoln Memorial
  • • Washington Monument

When to visit Derwood

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 59°F day, 27°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 41°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 54°F night
  • October-December: 70°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.29 inches
  • April-June: 10.87 inches
  • July-September: 10.39 inches
  • October-December: 9.84 inches