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    Washington Dulles International Airport: 1 Saarinen Cir, Sterling, Virginia 20166

Dulles International AirportThe United States’ capital is flooded with iconic monuments, museums, and culture. In a single day, you can admire the Declaration of Independence, see the flag that inspired the famous ‘Star Spangled Banner’, and be within arms length from where President Lincoln was assassinated. That being said, the city is a hotspot for history, business, and political travelers. The Washington Dulles Airport is one of three in Washington, located 26 miles from the capital. There are over a dozen hotels within miles of the airport that are made available by hotel shuttles.
Why travelers visit Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution, Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington Monument, United States Capital, Ford’s Theatre.
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Know Before You Go: Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Urban Market features an amazing array of grab-and-go food items including fresh fruits, healthy sandwiches, farm fresh salads and healthful pre-packaged snacks. You really can’t go wrong with this healthy option.
  • The Dulles airport brings New York to you. At Coach they show ease and sophistication with their products. Shop for the finest bags on the market.
  • DC Craft Brews will have beer lovers in brew heaven. DC Craft Brews provides travelers with a surprising and unexpected experience.
  • Moe’s Grill & Bar is the place to go when you have a layover and need a bite to eat. Enjoy a burger, sandwich or just relax with a cocktail and an appetizer.
  • Self-serve fro-yo anyone? The delicious Luv’n Berry has a huge variety of frozen yogurt. Top it off with a huge selection of toppings.
  • If you’re looking for a classy watch to make sure you’re on time for your flight, check out Montblanc. Montblanc products include luxury watches, high quality leather goods, jewelry, eyewear and fragrances.
  • Visit the gift store AMERICA! Every store offers unique gifts that will show your pride for America.
  • Welcome to wine country. Vino Volo provides wine tasting “flights,” wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle.
  • There are over a dozen hotels within 10 miles of the Washington Dulles Airport. These hotels are available in the area via hotel shuttle.
  • Visit the official Washington Dulles page for more information!

Where To Stay

      • Dulles Airport Hotels - Crowne Plaza
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    • Crowne Plaza Hotel

      2 miles from Dulles International Airport (IAD)

      The Crowne Plaza Hotel located in the center of the Dulles Corridor is more than ideal for travelers looking for Dulles Airport hotels. A complimentary shuttle service will transport you to the airport while at the hotel you'll enjoy free Wi-Fi. Come experience the Crowne Plaza brand at its best here in Herndon, Virginia.
      • Hotels Near Dulles Airport - Holiday Inn Dulles
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    • Holiday Inn Dulles

      2 miles from Dulles International Airport (IAD)

      This is a great choice for travelers coming through the Washington Dulles area. This hotel consistently receives good reviews from guests in the past. The location, cleanliness, the staff, and the many amenities are considered the perks of this hotel. When you book a room here, you know you're booking quality.

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About Washington Dulles International Airport

Located in Dulles, Virginia, Washington Dulles International Airport is one of Washington's three airports. It sits 26 miles from the nation's capital and has a Main Terminal designed by famous French architect Eero Saarinen that can accommodate 70 million annual passengers. When boarding, flights operate from midfield concourses A, B, C and D as well as from Z-gates that connect to the Main Terminal, totaling 139 airline gates. There are four runways that have the capacity to handle 600,000 aircraft operations each year, and after the recent construction, the airport will have two parking garages, a new airport traffic control tower and an automated mover system called Aero Train. By 2018, a 23-mile expansion of the region's Metrorail system is expected to be complete. To arrive to Washington Dulles, travelers can drive through the region's highway system via the Airport Access Highway. For business travelers and others who need to access the internet, it's useful to know that there is free Wi-Fi and charging stations throughout the airport.

When you arrive, choose from one of the 50 hotels near Washington Dulles Airport. For travelers who want complimentary shuttle service to the airport, Crowne Plaza is likely your best bet. Another popular option is Holiday Inn Dulles, which has received consistently good reviews from guests. It's comfortable for both business travelers and leisure lovers. For a more inexpensive airport hotel, look into Homestead Washington Dulles Airport, which offers instant access to flights.

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Welcome to Washington, D.C.

As the capital of the U.S., Washington D.C. stands as an epicenter of world politics and American culture. The city is home to roughly 646,000 residents as of the 2012 U.S Census as well as a plethora of federal government buildings and historic monuments, making it a world-class destination for all personalities of travelers. Besides its patriotic sites, The District, as residents commonly refer to it, boasts a wealth of arts and culture, family-friendly attractions and culinary delights. Because of its location on the Potomac River between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Washington D.C. brings in hot, humid summers, pleasant autumns and springs, and mild winters, with a snowfall averaging around 17 inches.

To get around the city, it's best to understand the street system. Within each of the four quadrants - northeast, southeast, southwest and northwest - numbered streets run north to south while alphabetical streets run east to east. Visitors should also utilize the D.C. Metro, a quick transportation system that offers stops near major tourist attractions and businesses. For business travelers, Washington plays host to 176 foreign embassies in addition to the headquarters of dozens of international organizations, professional associations and trade unions.

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Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

A daytime view of the Washington Capitol BuildingThe District of Columbia is the quintessential destination for U.S. history buffs and political gurus. There are countless national monuments and museums, most of which are situated around the National Mall. Be sure to visit the White House to see where the president of the U.S. lives, before making your way to the Smithsonian for treasures that range from art to space exploration. Many visitors might enjoy a guided tour to hit all the sites - the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum that honors the struggle for freedom in the U.S.; FDR Memorial, boasting four outdoor galleries; Jefferson Memorial that commemorates the nation's third president; and many more. Of course, you might want to check out the iconic Lincoln Memorial, a giant marble portrayal of Lincoln seated on a 10-foot-high base that overlooks the reflecting pool.

To soak in the arts, head to the National Portrait Gallery, a National Historic Landmark building that holds the country's only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House. The National Gallery of Art is another popular site, ranked as one of the world's most impressive art museums. During the spring, you won't want to miss the most popular festival of the year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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The Westin Washington Dulles Airport
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Hilton Washington Dulles Airport
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Hyatt Place Herndon Dulles Airport East
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Hyatt Regency Dulles
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Homewood Suites Dulles-International Airport Hotel
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Embassy Suites Dulles Airport Hotel
2.7 mi stars check
Hyatt House Sterling/Dulles Airport North
2.8 mi stars check