La Plata Vacations

La Plata is in Waldorf, a city with 68,000 people. This popular area lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and just 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the city heart.

La Plata is a popular place to visit in Waldorf as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are close. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Thomas Stone National Historic Site and the ever-popular Piscataway Park. Two other recommended attractions that are located close by La Plata are the Fort Washington Park and the George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate.

Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Book a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful artworks at the National Children's Museum in Fort Washington.

If you love nature and wildlife, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax. To spend some time in a little tranquility check out the Fort Foote Park in Oxon Hill.

See if you can hit a hole in one at the Hilltop Golf Club in Alexandria, amongst the most popular greens in the area.

While vacationing in the La Plata area, catch the Washington Nationals baseball team in summer at the area’s iconic Nationals Park, Washington. If you happen to be staying in La Plata with someone obsessed with sports, why not surprise them with one of the stadium’s behind the scenes tours.

Finding somewhere suitable to base yourself in La Plata is simple. The aloft Washington National Harbor, Oxon Hill, the Westin Washington National Harbor, Oxon Hill and the Days Inn Alexandria South are just some of the many great places to stay around here.

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