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Dulles Airport Hotel - Washington DC Attractions
The Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport Hotel is Near Washington, DC Attractions!
Washington, DC is a wealth of history and culture, and to miss experiencing as many of its points of interest as possible would be to miss what makes this city truly memorable. Of course there are famous attractions, such as The Smithsonian, The White House and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. There are also many unique and delicious restaurants as well as exciting Washington, DC area shopping venues.
Experiencing the History of Washington, DC
The monuments in and around Washington, DC are some of the most popular attractions for those visiting the nation's capital, and most of these are about 25 miles from the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport hotel in Herndon, VA. Here are links (some with tour info) for many of the historic sites that you won't want to miss:
- The White House
- The Thomas Jefferson Memorial
- The Library of Congress
- The Lincoln Memorial
- The Washington Monument
Additional Washington, DC Attractions
National Air and Space Museum
On the National Mall
6th and Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560
The National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC has hundreds of original historic artifacts on display, including the Wright 1903 Flyer; the Spirit of St. Louis; the Apollo 11 command module Columbia; and a Lunar rock sample that visitors can touch.
Jiffy Lube Live
7800 Cellar Door Dr.
Bristow, VA 20136
This outdoor venue hosts a variety of musical acts from May through September. It is located 20 miles from our hotel.
Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum | Book this package now
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
This branch of the Smithsonian features hundreds of aviation artifacts including the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, Enola Gay, and the Enterprise space shuttle. The Air and Space Museum hotel package offered by the Crowne Plaza includes tickets to the Udvar-Hazy Space Museum, the IMAX theater and breakfast buffet. Learn more today about the Crowne Plaza Air and Space Package.
Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts
1645 Trap Rd,
Vienna, VA 22182
This outdoor venue hosts a variety of musical and theatrical performances from May through September. Year-round performances are available at the indoor Barns of Wolf Trap. Wolf Trap is located 8 miles from our hotel.
Sully Historic Site
3601 Sully Road
Chantilly, VA 20151
Guided tours highlight the early 19th-century life of the Richard Bland Lee family, tenant farmers and enslaved African Americans. Programs reflect the history of Fairfax County through the 20th century.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts almost a million guests each year with its 3,000 performances. Guided tours are available at the center by the Friends of the Kennedy Center from 10am-5pm, Monday through Friday and 10am-1pm, Saturday and Sunday.
The National Theatre is one of America's oldest operating theaters. A great theater that has featured many Broadway and pre-Broadway shows. Visit their web site for upcoming shows and how you can help contribute old programs to their archives.
Washington, DC Area Art Galleries
Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
National Gallery of Art
4th & Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20565
Freer Gallery of Art
12th St. & Jefferson Drive, S.W.
Washington, DC 20013
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Independence Ave. & 7th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20013
Washington, DC's Hottest Professional Sports Teams
You can find additional information about tourism at the Washington, DC Convention and Visitors Bureau. Of course, our helpful hotel staff can offer suggestions as well. To make your reservation at the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport, please call 703-471-6700.