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Olney overview

Olney is a romantic getaway distinct for its jazz and live music, and known for its historical sites and shops. You'll enjoy Olney's dancing, sports, and art. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of George Washington University and University of Maryland-College Park. Make plans to visit the popular White House and Byrd Stadium. A family- and business-friendly area, Olney also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Olney

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

How to get to Olney

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 20.9 mi (33.6 km) from downtown Olney. Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) is the next closest major airport, 21.8 mi (35.1 km) away.

What to see around Olney

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Earth Treks Climbing Center
  • • Gardens Ice House
  • • Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center
  • • Comcast Center
  • • Byrd Stadium
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course
  • • Brookside Gardens
  • • Brookside Nature Center
  • • Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park
  • • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex
Art, jazz, and live music are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Olney Theatre Center
  • • Stone Street Medical Museum
  • • Beall-Dawson Historic House Museum
  • • Montgomery County Historical Society
  • • Strathmore
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Lake Forest Mall
  • • Westfield Montgomery Mall
  • • The Mall in Columbia
  • • Chevy Chase Lake Shopping Center
  • • Shops at Wisconsin Place
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • George Washington University
  • • White House
  • • University of Maryland-College Park
  • • Great Falls Park
  • • Smithsonian's National Zoo

When to visit Olney

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

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