Travel, Attire and Weather

Capital Building

Travel information

Washington, D.C., is in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone.

There are three airports near Washington, D.C.:

  1. Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is conveniently located approximately 30 minutes from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, and is serviced by several major airlines, with non-stop flights available through several U.S. cities.
  2. Dulles International Airport (IAD) is an international airport providing service to and from more than 125 destinations around the world. IAD is located approximately 60 minutes from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.
  3. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is an international airport located approximately 60 minutes from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

Traffic can be heavy and unpredictable at any given time in the Washington, D.C. region. Please allow ample time for travel.

There are multiple convenient modes of transportation to and from Washington, D.C., area airports. Taxis and rental cars are available at all Washington, D.C., area airports. Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available at DCA and IAD. Metrorail is available at DCA and IAD. From BWI, there is Amtrak and MARC train service with a stop at Union Station.

Taxis and ridesharing services (such as Uber and Lyft) are very prevalent in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Station is just across the street from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Located at the corner of Connecticut Ave. NW and 24th St. NW, this redline metro stop is a good option for getting around D.C.

Yes, there is parking at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Valet parking is available at the following rates:

    On-site parking, fee: 48 USD daily
    Valet parking, fee: 55 USD daily

Garage height clearance is 5 feet 10 inches.

Weather

On average, peak temperatures during the day in April reach up to 68 F and as low as 49 F at night. The average precipitation total for the month of April is about 3 inches.

Attire

  • Roofing Day program - business casual, no jacket or tie is required.
  • Opening Night Reception – business casual, no jacket or tie is required.
  • Capitol Hill meetings – business or business casual attire.
  • Thursday evening optional wrap up reception – business or business casual attire.
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