Visit Joint Base Andrews, Five Miles from the Hotel
Situated right outside the nation’s capital, the Country Inn & Suites in Camp Springs, MD affords guests easy access to the area’s top things to do. You can stroll through the scenic National Harbor, home to charming shops and restaurants, or spend the day conquering roller coasters at Six Flags America. Sports fanatics can head to FedExField to see Washington’s football team play or catch fly balls at Nationals Park. Our hotel also offers free shuttle service to Branch Avenue Metro Station, which provides extended service to the Washington, D.C. area.
American History Sites and Monuments:
- The Lyceum (8.9 miles)
This former Civil War hospital and Chamber of Commerce building stands today as a museum that traces the history of Alexandria from the Antebellum period to the modern era. In addition to exhibits, this museum also hosts a monthly concert series during the summer.
Phone: +1 (703) 746-4994
- Athenaeum (9.2 miles)
Home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, this center features exhibits on prominent local artists and performances from celebrated musicians and actors. Check the schedule for special events, including ballroom dancing classes and gallery talks.
Phone: +1 (703) 548-0035
- The White House (15.9 miles)
Schedule a tour of this iconic building that has housed all U.S. presidents and their families since John Adams in 1800. Please note that all tour requests must be sent through your Member of Congress at least three weeks in advance.
Phone: +1 (202) 456-7041
- Arlington National Cemetery (17.1 miles)
Established during the Civil War on the grounds of the Arlington House, this 624-acre cemetery is home to America’s fallen heroes. Important stops include the President John F. Kennedy Gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which honors the memories of departed soldiers who have never been identified.
Phone: +1 (877) 907-8585
Sports and Family Fun:
- Lincoln Park (6.7 miles)
The largest of the Capitol Hill Parks, Lincoln Park features a monument dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and another honoring Mary McLeod Bethune, an important civil rights activist and educator.
Phone: +1 (202) 673-2042
- Nationals Park (7.3 miles)
Watch the Washington Nationals hit home runs in this expansive stadium situated along the Anacostia River.
Phone: +1 (202) 675-6287
- FedExField (10.9 miles)
Cheer the hometown football team on to victory alongside 82,000 diehard fans at FedExField.
Phone: +1 (301) 276-6000
- Six Flags America (13.7 miles)
Prepare for a day of thrills at Six Flags America, an amusement park packed with live shows, family-friendly rides and a water park. See if you can brave the Apocalypse, a stand-up steel roller coaster that speeds along at 55 miles per hour over city ruins and zombies.
Phone: +1 (301) 249-1500
- Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (19.9 miles)
The National Zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals, including several endangered species. The zoo is renowned for its concentrated education and conservation efforts, and its most famous residents are three giant pandas, Tian Tian, Bei Bei and Mei Xiang.
Phone: +1 (202) 633-4888
Washington, D.C. Area Attractions:
- Joint Base Andrews (Andrews Air Force Base) (5.3 miles)
Dubbed the “Gateway to the Capital,” this base houses Air Force One and has welcomed several prominent world leaders. Andrews Air Force Base was officially renamed Joint Base Andrews upon merging with the Naval Air Facility Washington in 2009.
Phone: +1 (301) 981-1110
- National Harbor (7.2 miles)
Set along the Potomac River, National Harbor boasts some of the area’s best dining, shopping and special events. Don’t leave without climbing on board the famous Capital Wheel, a 180-foot-tall Ferris wheel that offers remarkable views.
Phone: +1 (877) 628-5427
- National Mall (14.4 miles)
Stretching from the Lincoln Memorial all the way to the Capitol Building, the National Mall includes some of the country's most recognizable monuments and famous attractions, such as the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and several Smithsonian museums.
Phone: +1 (202) 426-6841
- Shakespeare Theatre Company (15.6 miles)
This theater company takes the Bard’s timeless classics and makes them more accessible to a 21st-century audience while maintaining the original language and meaning. More modern works are also performed, including pieces by Oscar Wilde and Tennessee Williams.
Phone: +1 (202) 547-1122