ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Driving Directions

From Reagan National Airport (DCA) — approximately 8 miles, 15 minutes

  • Follow signs to George Washington Parkway South (to Alexandria)
  • Take George Washington Parkway South toward Alexandria
  • Veer Right at the sign to Slaters Lane. Take a Right at the traffic light onto Slaters Lane
  • Follow signs to US Route 1 South and merge onto US Route 1 South (N. Henry Street). Proceed on Henry Street through Old Town Alexandria
  • Follows signs to I-95 North (Maryland)
  • Veer Right at signs toward I-95
  • Veer Left toward I-95 (Baltimore/Maryland signs) and merge onto I-95 North /I-495 East (Capital Beltway - Outer Loop)
  • Cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) — approximately 35 miles, 45 minutes

  • Follow Airport Exit signs
  • Take VA-267 East toward Washington and follow signs to I-495 South toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Take I-495 South (Capital Beltway - Outer Loop) toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, but merge with I-495 East/ I-95 North toward Baltimore
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) — approximately 42 miles, 45 minutes

  • Follow Airport Exit signs toward Washington DC
  • Take exit 2B for MD 295-South / Baltimore Washington Parkway toward Washington
  • Merge onto 295-South toward Washington
  • Stay on 295-South for about 35 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington, D.C. — approximately 10 miles, 20 minutes

  • Take I-295 South for approximately 5.5 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington Union Station — approximately 10 miles, 20 minutes

  • Go west on Massachusetts Avenue NE
  • Go around Columbus Circle NE
  • Turn left on Louisiana Avenue NE
  • Make slight right onto D Street NW
  • Make slight left onto I-395 South
  • Take I-295 South exit (located on left)
  • Take I-295 South for approximately 5.5 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Fairfax, Virginia — approximately 20 miles, 30 minutes

  • Take I-66 East
  • Merge onto Capital Beltway/I-495 South toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, and merge with I-495 East/ I-95 North toward Baltimore
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Richmond, Virginia — approximately 105 miles, 1 hour and 45 minutes

  • Take I-95 North toward Washington for about 94 miles
  • Take left exit onto I-495 East / I-95 North into Maryland for about ten miles
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Gaithersburg, Maryland — approximately 40 miles, 50 minutes

  • Take I-270 South toward Washington
  • Merge onto I-495 South (Capital Beltway — Outer Loop) toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, but merge with I-495 East/ I-95 North toward Baltimore
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Annapolis, Maryland and all points east — approximately 40 miles, 50 minutes

  • Take US-50 West toward Washington
  • Merge onto I-495 South (Capital Beltway — Inner Loop) toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center