Fort McNair, DC - Nearby Cities

    Washington, D.C.
    Washington is the capital of the United States and is located between Maryland and Virginia with the Potomac River running along one side. Fort McNair military installation is located just 3.5 miles away and offers military personnel and their families a place to live with access to museums and historical buildings galore.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $285,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath residence. Homes for rent and apartments are also available starting at a monthly rate of $860 for a 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit. Hotels in the area offer temporary lodging for those looking to stay in the area for a shorter period. Such accommodations as the Grand Hyatt and the Hotel Monaco offer nightly rates starting at $159. Close proximity to the Capitol Mall gives visitors many dining and shopping options close by.

    Washington D.C. is a city full of historical significance. The Smithsonian Institution offers visitors and residents alike a chance to see one-of-a-kind artifacts from all periods in history. From mummies to nostalgic artifacts from classic T.V. shows, the museum is like no other in the country. The Washington Monument, the White House, and the Capitol building all offer daily tours, and Arlington Cemetery is only a short bus trip away.

    Arlington, VA
    Arlington is located just across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. It is connected by a pristine underground subway system which offers easy access to the historical offerings of our nation's capitol. Located just 3.5 miles from McNair military installation, the city offers a myriad of educational exhibits as well as dining, shopping, and entertainment venues. Homes for sale in the area start at $433,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence.

    Homes for rent as well as apartments are available in the area starting at a monthly rate of $1230 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. Local hotels such as the Comfort Inn and the Hilton Arlington offer temporary lodging accommodations for nightly rates starting at $129. Free newspapers along with complimentary breakfasts, full-service business centers, and high-speed internet service is also offered.

    Arlington has many major attractions close by including the Arlington Cemetery with John F. Kennedy's grave and eternal flame and the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Connected to Washington D.C. by underground subway, the city offers easy access to the State Capitol building, the Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian Institution Museum.

    Alexandria, VA
    Alexandria is located just six miles south of Washington, D.C. and sits on the banks of the Potomac River. The city has been the hub for international trade traffic through harbor ships and extensive exporting. During the revolution, it was one of the most critical export stations in the state and maintains a thriving trade business to present day. With Fort McNair only 9 miles away, Alexandria offers a thriving community for those families looking to settle in the area.

    Homes for sale range from $299,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence to $414,000 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. Homes and apartments for rent are also available starting at $850 to $979 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit depending on square footage. Nearby hotels such as the Hotel Monaco and the Courtyard by Marriott offer temporary lodging for visitors.

    Alexandria is full of historical sites and museum exhibits highlighting the rich heritage of the region. The Lyceum is now Alexandria's Historical Museum. The Freedom House Museum chronicles the journey of the slave trade and hard labor in the Deep South. Another historic artifact is the Old Presbyterian Meeting House dating back to 1775. The area is full of sightseeing wonders and stunning historical buildings. Residents and visitors alike will find plenty to do in Alexandria.

    Bethesda, MD
    Bethesda is located just northwest of Washington D.C. and was named "The Second Most-Livable City" by Forbes magazine in April 2009. The city is home to the National Naval Medical Center and has seen many professionals in the healthcare industry relocate to the area. The Metro system in the city offers easy access for commuters. Fort McNair military installation is only 11 miles from the city offering military personnel looking for a more permanent place to live, a more relaxed community with easy access to its metropolitan neighbors.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $233,000 for 2 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Homes for rent and apartments are also available in the area starting at a monthly rate of $1435 for a one bedroom, 1 bath unit. Local hotel accommodations offer temporary lodging for rates starting at $105 a night. The Residence Inn and the Doubletree Bethesda offer free high-speed internet and business facilities, complimentary breakfast, and on-site swimming pools for visitors.

    Bethesda is home to many of the military's health and research centers. The President visits the Bethesda Naval Hospital for his annual checkup, and the National Institute of Health calls the city home. With its close proximity to Washington D.C and Arlington, VA, visitors will find a multitude of shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Educational facilities such as the Smithsonian and the famous Arlington Cemetery are just a short drive or bus ride away.

    Mount Vernon, VA
    Mount Vernon is most famously known as George Washington's home. Both George and Martha Washington are buried on the property, and the home is open for tours. The grounds sport rolling green hills and picturesque landscape. The location of Mount Vernon is an idyll place for active-duty military and their families to live as Fort McNair is only 16 miles away.

    Homes for sale in the area range from $249,000 to $454,000 for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home depending on the square footage desired. Rentals in the area range from $800 for a one bedroom home to $2500 for a luxurious 4 bedroom, 3 bath residence. Nearby hotels such as the Hampton Inn and the Hilton offer temporary lodging for those visitors just staying for a short period of time.

    Mount Vernon has a population of 28,000 and is located just 16 miles south of Washington D.C. The famous home of George Washington was used in the movie "National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets". Tours are offered twice a day highlighting the rich history of the area, and the local cultural centers offer many exhibits highlighting wartime events that took place in the nearby communities. Cruises on the Potomac River are another option for visitors.