Visit Joint Base Andrews, 10 Minutes from the Hotel
Right outside the nation’s capital, the Country Inn & Suites, Camp Springs affords you easy access to the best things to do, including all the shops and restaurants at National Harbor. Head to FedExField to see Washington’s team play, or spend the day conquering roller coasters at Six Flags America. You can also enjoy the free shuttle from our hotel to Branch Avenue Metro Station, which provides service to Washington, D.C. Don’t forget to see what local events
are happening during your stay.
American History Sites and Monuments
- Arlington National Cemetery (17 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 John F. Kennedy gravesite and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, honoring the memories of departed soldiers who have never been identified.
Phone: +1 (877) 907-8585
- Athenaeum (9 miles)
This structure was built in the early 1850s and has been many things, including a bank and a wholesale pharmaceutical store. It now serves as the home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, which features exhibits on prominent local artists and performances from celebrated musicians and actors.
Phone: +1 (703) 548-0035
- The Lyceum (8.9 miles)
This former Civil War hospital today serves as a museum tracing the history of Alexandria. In addition to exhibits, this museum also hosts lectures and readings of significant literature, including works by Edgar Allan Poe.
Phone: +1 (703) 746-4994
- The White House (16.2 miles)
Schedule a tour of this iconic building that has housed all U.S. presidents and their families since John Adams in 1800.
Phone: +1 (202) 456-7041
Sports and Family Fun
- FedExField (10 miles)
Cheer the hometown Washington team on to victory alongside 80,000 diehard fans at FedExField.
Phone: +1 (301) 276-6000
- Lincoln Park (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. This park is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors with your family.
Phone: +1 (202) 673-2042
- Six Flags America (13 miles)
Prepare for a day of thrills and spills 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 (20 miles)
The National Zoo is home to more than 400 species of animals, including several that are endangered. The zoo is renowned for its concentrated education and conservation efforts, and its most famous residents are two pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang.
Phone: +1 (202) 633-4888
Washington, DC Area Attractions
- Joint Base Andrews (Andrews Air Force Base) (5 miles)
Dubbed the “Gateway to the Capital,” this base houses Air Force One and has welcomed several prominent world leaders and figures. 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 (9.7 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, including the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and several Smithsonian museums.
Phone: +1 (202) 426-6841
- Shakespeare Theatre Company (10.2 miles)
This theater company takes the Bard’s timeless classics and makes them more accessible to a 21st-century audience while remaining consistent with the original language and meaning. More modern works are also performed, including pieces by Oscar Wilde and Tennessee Williams.
Phone: +1 (202) 547-1122