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Top 7 Corporate Retreat Locations Near Washington, DC for Your Next Offsite

What is the best way to keep your team motivated and inspired to achieve amazing results at work all year round? Yes, it is a work retreat!

In the daily hustle,  company retreats proves to be a meaningful getaway to bond teams together and help them relax and rejuvenate while also brainstorming for future goals. 

When alternatives for retreat are so vast, picking the right fit for your team can be a daunting task. But if you are exploring around the capital of the nation, you need to look no further. Our exhaustive list of locations will alleviate your load and assist you in picking a promising venue for a memorable experience.

The seven stunning locations listed below, located near Washington, DC, perfectly blend professional amenities with leisurely charm. A wide variety including chic urban hotels offering state-of-the-art facilities to tranquil countryside spots perfect for strategic planning, we have it all.

Come, discover each location with us and decide what could be the ideal setting for your next team retreat.

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Moofy's Farmhouse

Moofy's Farmhouse offers a peaceful getaway that's ideal for corporate teams looking to bond and brainstorm away from the office hustle. Aptly as the name suggests, this charming venue is surrounded by lush green fields and warm, rustic surroundings. This creates an inviting atmosphere for everyone on the team for a much needed escape from the city hustle.

The estate is located on one of the Eastern shore's most coveted waterfront parcels. This provides the place a surreal feel adding to the energy of the group enjoying retreat activities. Team members can bond over warm conversations in the open spaces under star-filled skies.

Inside Moofy’s Farmhouse, there also are cozy spots perfect for smaller meetings or break-out sessions. Your team can also choose to gather around the fireplace to tackle challenges together, exercise or just roam around. With comfortable overnight accommodations, Moofy’s allows for multi-day retreats so your team can fully disconnect from daily distractions and focus on fostering stronger bonds and fresh ideas.

Not to forget the Hershey's ice cream grocery store not so commonly seen at other retreat locations.

Your team deserves an escape in nature, you know it


📍 Logistics: 

  • Walk, Metro
  • Where: Cedar Cove Road


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 25 rooms 
  • Cozy meeting space for smaller groups
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Open common spaces and fast Wi-fi


🔎 What to explore:

  • Cycling
  • Team Building Activities
  • Tennis
  • Rum Tasting
  • Paintball
  • Crabbing
  • Kayaking

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Beach Plum Farm

Beach Plum Farm gives you a fresh change of taste for your team to recharge and connect. This is a perfect getaway in nature allowing the exhausted minds to rejuvenate amidst the lush fields and gardens and the perfect backdrop for inspiring new ideas and building strong bonds.

The farm's calming scenery sparks creativity while its outdoor spaces are great for those looking to add fun activities like geocaching or treasure hunts into their retreat schedule. The fresh local produce adds a different taste to the freshly offered meals. Nothing can beat the taste of sweet labor from the local farms.

The unique location of the property sets the scene for unforgettable corporate events. With options such as culinary experiences that showcase farm-to-table dining or outdoor adventures that test communication skills, Beach Plum Farm has everything you need.

Your team will notice a difference in energy in this serene environment as the open skies and gentle breezes replace office walls and the daily lackluster.

Let your brain wander around this exquisite pool


📍 Logistics: 

  • Ferry, plane or public transport 
  • Where: West Cape May, New Jersey


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 6 residences on the farm (3 cottages and 3 barns0
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool
  • On-site Fitness center


🔎 What to explore:

  • The farm kitchen
  • The Hoop House
  • The Winsome cottage
  • The Winona cottage


Getaway Shenandoah

Rest like a baby and wake up with breathtaking nature views

Shenandoah are popularly known as the Tiny cabins nestled in nature outside Washington, DC.

Located at some distance from the quaint setting of Beach Plum Farm, Getaway Shenandoah offers a unique twist on corporate retreats. 

Where normally retreat locations offer rooms for guest accommodations, Getaway Shenandoah has  cabins tucked between trees.

This offers a unique way to nestle in the heart of nature, by actually being within a natural setup. A sure way of killing the city buzz the organic way. The teams can bond on a series of outdoor activities to break the ice. Campfires, star-filled open skies and invigorating ropes course designed to arrange adventurous activities for the team members.

Getaway Shenandoah encourages teams to immerse themselves in the serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The cozy cabins are surrounded by stunning views and have  GPS technology to help discover hidden caches in the neighborhood.

This venue provides just the right mix of relaxation and adventure that helps foster camaraderie and fresh ideas among participants as they return to their workplace rejuvenated.


📍 Logistics: 

  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Where: Grottoes, Virginia


🏠 Property feature: 

  • over 30 tiny cabins
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • Open areas
  • GPS access


🔎 What to explore:

  • Hiking and exploring
  • Scenic drives
  • Wildlife watching
  • Stargazing

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Top Corporate Retreat Venue in Washington DC

Washington, DC is one of the most popular corporate hubs of entrepreneurship and innovation. There are many retreat venues that can be promising for an unforgettable team bonding experience. From fully equipped meeting rooms to state-of-the-art spas and luxurious accommodation, the list will offer all.

St. Gregory Hotel

Nominated for T+L'S 2024 World's Best Awards, St. Gregory Hotel stands out as a perfect spot for a corporate retreat in Washington DC. This hotel offers elegance and comfort, making it easy for your team to relax and focus on the strategic brainstorming sessions while also strengthening the bonds.

The stay is a mix of cosmopolitan sophistication and laid-back comfort allowing the guests and locals to mingle alike over a glass of wine at Ellington Park Bistro.

Surrounded by a cultural hub, places like  the Phillips Collection, the Renwick Gallery, the Foundry showcases, the National Air, Dupont Circle, and Space Museum and many more are in close vicinity. A good fit to intrigue both small groups and large teams.

Delicious and gourmet food is something not to be missed from St. Gregory Hotel's on-site restaurant after a day packed with activities. The retreat spot mixes work with pleasure perfectly, which is just what you might want for your next retreat.

Have fun chats over tea and snacks with your team


📍 Logistics: 

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) (26 miles)
  • Where: Dulles International Airport (IAD)


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 156 rooms 
  • 5 meeting space up to 180 people
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • On-site outdoor sports facilities such as tennis courts
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Pet-friendly


🔎 What to explore:

  • Dupont Circle neighborhood
  • Walk or bike ride
  • Show at the Kennedy Center
  • Team Building Activities
  • Tennis
  • Parks

Viceroy Washington DC

What can be called a hub for the art and pet lovers, in the heart of the capital, is the Hotel Viceroy Washington, DC.

This place boasts to offer the world-at-your-feet energy at their café and Dovetail restaurant.

Visiting teams can benefit from the rooftop lounge after participating in day-long meetings. Indeed an optimum mix of modern style and classic comfort, right in the city.

Along with the luxurious pampering the hotel also hosts a series of events for the art connoisseurs. Some of these events include Viceroy Washington, DC "Featured Art". 

Enjoy your sunbathes beside this stunning rooftop swimming pool


📍 Logistics: 

  • White House - Walk (15 min)
  • Where: Washington, DC


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 122 rooms and suites
  • 6 meeting space up to 332 people
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • roof-top swimming pool
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Large common spaces and fast Wi-fi
  • Pet Friendly


🔎 What to explore:

  • Walk or bike ride
  • Show at the Kennedy Center
  • Team Building Activities
  • Tennis
  • Parks

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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

Once the General Post Office, is now a 184-room Kimpton Hotel in Washington, DC.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC offers a touch of luxury to company retreats, right in the heart of the city. The guests who visit this hotel for a getaway fall in love with its vibrant design and top-notch service. This can be an amazing experience for your team who are made to feel special and taken care of.

Since the hotel is located at the heart of this majestic city, many popular places such as the Capital One Arena, Shakespeare Theatre Company and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are at 1 to 10 minutes walkable distance. The National Mall, Library of Congress and the US Capitol Building are in the vicinity too.

Opting this hotel for the corporate retreat can be an excellent way to help your team know more about the city while relaxing.

Love colors and elegant vibes ? Head to Kimpton


📍 Logistics: 

  • Walk, Metro
  • Where: Penn Quarter


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 268 guest rooms
  • 3 meeting space up to 250 people
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Large common spaces and fast Wi-fi


🔎 What to explore:

  • Shopping
  • Gastronomy
  • Team Building Activities
  • Parks
  • Castles
  • Historic tours

The Dupont Circle Hotel

The Dupont Circle Hotel makes it to the top of the list of gems for corporate retreats. Right in the heart of DC, this stylish hotel offers modern rooms and top-notch meeting spaces that will ensure the team experiences advanced technology with comfort.

Breaking away from office walls never felt so interesting with these conference areas offering natural lighting to highlight the ambience of the room. 

The Dupont Circle Hotel is surrounded by dining, culture, and history waiting to be explored after the workdays end. From cultural attractions to gourmet eateries, and from quaint boutiques to bustling markets, this place has something to offer everyone. Get ready to help your team immerse themselves in Washington DC’s vibrant atmosphere.

Not to miss the White House Historical Association which can be a place for noble contribution. There could not be any other way to let your team members experience an intrinsic cleaning which can also satisfy their soul.

Break the office wall boring discussion at Dupont

📍 Logistics: 

  • Walk, Metro
  • Where: Dupont Circle Metro station


🏠 Property feature: 

  • More than 327 rooms
  • 6 flexible meeting spaces
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • Golf center
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Large common spaces and fast Wi-fi


🔎 What to explore:

  • National Mall Marvels
  • Georgetown Gems
  • Art & Theater
  • Gastronomy
  • Team Building Activities
  • Parks

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Organizing a company retreat can feel costly, only if not done properly. Striking the right chord between an ideal spot, engaging activities, and a good fit for everyone is important. If you find yourselves feeling stuck or just don't want to relax without the stress, our team at TeamOut is here to help! We have experts who know how to create amazing retreats that your team will love.

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You won't have to worry about missing out on great places like Moofy's Farmhouse or Beach Plum Farm. Our experts handle all details big and small—like choosing from several venues around Washington DC that fit your needs perfectly.

Want something unique? How about stargazing at Primland's observatory or discovering hidden treasures near Gaithersburg? Just tell us what you're looking for, and we'll set it up.

Need more than just a space? We've got that covered too! From fast-paced activities like mini-golf tournaments to calm evenings with wine tasting in the lighthouse lounge, we design events that bring teams together and ensure cherishable memories.

Ready for an unforgettable experience that strengthens your company culture? Book a free call now with one of our expert planners!

About the author
Thomas Mazimann
published on
May 9, 2024
Thomas Mazimann, a French entrepreneur and former international kayaking athlete, transitioned from sports to tech after moving to the U.S. He co-founded TeamOut, revolutionizing team gatherings.

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