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Plan Your Trip

Thank you for attending the 2020 ACCU Annual Meeting. Trip and hotel details regarding the 2021 Annual Meeting will be posted in the spring. 

 


Visiting Washington, DC

Make the most of your trip to Washington, DC by adding an extra day or two onto your itinerary. The nation’s capital offers many exciting opportunities and options for all types of visitors. Check out the Washington, DC, tourism website or a few of the suggestions below. Some attractions are accessible for free, while others carry an additional cost. See attraction websites for more information. 

Visit a Museum

 Historic DC Landmarks

US Government Tours

Tours fill up quickly, and certain tours will require additional security clearance. Please check in advance if these are needed for the tour that your are interested in.

Entertainment

Food - Best of DC

Each year, Washington City Paper publishes its Best of DC awards. DC residents vote for their favorite activities, restaurants, and more. Here are some of 2018's winners:


Transportation

Airports:

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to The Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC

  • Directions to the hotel from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
  • Airport phone: (703) 417-8000
  • Hotel direction: 5 miles north; roughly a 20-minute drive.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $18 (one way)

 

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

  • Directions to the hotel from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Airport phone: (703) 572-2700
  • Hotel direction: 26 miles east; roughly a one-hour drive.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • There is no direct Metro access from Dulles to DC.  To access Metro,  pay $5.00 to get on the Silver Line Express Bus, which will take you from the airport to the end of Metro's Silver line.  From there you can access the Metro system.  Closest stop on the Silver line to the hotel is Foggy Bottom - GWU.  

 

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

  • Directions to the hotel from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
  • Airport phone: (410) 859-7111
  • Hotel direction: 40 miles southwest; roughly a one-hour and 20-minute drive.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • There is no direct Metro access from BWI

 

Metro Information:

Metro is the rapid transit system in Washington, DC. The nearest Metro station to the hotel is the Dupont Circle stop on the Red line and Foggy Bottom-GWU on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

 

Disclaimer - ACCU provides this informationt to assist registrants with planning their trip and to provide some suggestions.  All registrants are responsible for planning their own trips, hotel, travel, tourist vists, etc.  We have done our best to provide up to date and accurate information, but are not responsible for any changes to the information.