Enjoy Washington, DC Area Activities
Plan on visiting the Greater Washington, DC area? Stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Rockville Hotel & Suites and discover the fascinating history of our nation during your trip to Washington, DC. The many things to do in our nation's capital will keep your family entertained while learning about the history that makes our nation great. From cherry tree blossom viewing and the National Symphony Orchestra to baseball and bike riding, you won't get bored visiting the Washington, DC area. Our hotel's location, 12 miles north of DC and minutes by METRO, puts you close to area attractions without the added expense or hassle of staying in town.
The National Cathedral
The Cathedral, completed in 1990, is the culmination of a two-century-long plan for a majestic Gothic style cathedral. This richly decorated cathedral is located on a landscaped 57 acre plot of land on Mount Saint Albans in Northwest Washington, 400 feet above sea level.
The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center is the busiest arts center in the country and is situated on 17 acres that overlook the Potomac River. There are more than 3,000 annual performances that span the entire spectrum of performing arts, including captivating performances by the National Symphony Orchestra. Tours are available.
National Naval Medical Center
Located in Bethesda, Maryland the National Naval Medical Center is one of the largest military medical centers in the country. This innovative medical center provides state-of-the-art care for presidents, vice presidents, war veterans, members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.
East & West Potomac Parks
Offering golf, miniature gold, a public swimming pool and tennis courts, East Potomac Park is an excellent outdoor attraction in the DC area. Walk, run or bicycle along the roads and paths, a pastime that's especially rewarding when the cherry trees are in bloom each March or April, depending on the weather. West Potomac Park is adjacent to the National Mall and is the site of many landmarks, as well as more beautiful cherry trees.
Watch major leaguers play the national pastime in the nation's capital at Nationals Park. Get your peanuts, popcorn and hot dogs, sports fans, and settle in for an exciting Washington Nationals game.
Rock Creek Park
With an 11-mile paved bike route from the Lincoln Memorial into Maryland, Rock Creek Park is a great place to get a little fresh air and exercise on shaded pathways close to Rock Creek. Bikes can be rented at Bike the Sites or from the Boat House at Fletcher's Cove.
If you are interested in Washington, DC area hotels, call us at (301) 424-4940 or simply book your stay online at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Rockville Hotel & Suites. See and learn more about the Washington, DC area activities and turn your trip into a memorable experience.