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Herndon Travel Guide

The pre-Civil War town of Herndon, in Western Fairfax County, Virginia is well located for trips to Washington, DC and is the closest town to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It was once the center of Virginia’s dairy farming country and is still bursting with character today.

Things to Do in Herndon

A visit to downtown Herndon will open your eyes to the past, with treasures such as Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern and Herndon Depot Museum, where you’ll find railroad artifacts and information on the history of the town. Visit the Frying Pan Farm for both recreational and historic attractions – great for a trip with the kids. If you plan day trips into DC and the surrounding area, it’s nice to come back to quaint little Herndon for a relaxing evening.

Best Time to Visit Herndon

Visit Herndon in Spring or Fall for agreeable temperatures.

Price and Availability Index in Herndon

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Herndon is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Herndon is in the high season in July. Herndon has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Herndon tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Herndon tend to be busiest on Mondays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.

The weather in Herndon

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Herndon. The hottest month in Herndon is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Herndon is May with 8.49 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.71 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Herndon

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Herndon has 370 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Herndon can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $14 per night. A typical accommodation in Herndon costs on average $111 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 114 accommodations in Herndon that have WiFi. 26 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 47 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Herndon, you'll want to pick from 108 places to stay that provide parking. 35 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 27 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Herndon accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 5 providers, including 93 places to stay from Airbnb, 19 accommodations from priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda.

189 of our places to stay in Herndon have been rated by previous guests. They rated 66% as excellent or good. 96 accommodations allow instant booking.

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