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Plan Your Trip

Thank you for joining us for the 2022 ACCU Annual Meeting. Below are some helpful tips about things to do while in Washington, DC. The Capital Hilton is closely situated near museums, historic landmarks, and the food/entertainment areas. It is a very short ride from Reagan National Airport as well as Union Station (Amtrak).

 

Please be advised that accessibility to various sites may be limited,
and that public health measures may be in place.

 


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  the 2020 winners:


Transportation

 

Airports

 
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to hotel.
  • 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. Use the Trip Planner below to travel by the city's Metro Rail system. Farragut North on the Red Line is the closest station to the Capital Hilton.

 

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