Explore the top things to do in Camp Springs and Washington, DC

Thanks to a prime location just off I-495, the hotel rooms at the Country Inn & Suites place you within easy reach of the top things to do in Camp Springs, Washington, DC, and beyond. Ride our complimentary shuttle to the nearby Branch Avenue Metro Station, which provides easy transportation into the nation’s capital. While you’re there, you can come face-to-face with history at destinations like the National Mall and The White House. Traveling with the kids? They’ll love conquering adrenaline-pumping thrill rides like Firebird and Voodoo Drop at Six Flags America, located about 20 minutes from the hotel. Couples won’t want to miss a romantic stroll through National Harbor, home to charming shops and restaurants along the scenic Potomac River.

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6.9 mi / 11.11 km from the hotel
Home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, this center features local artist exhibits and performances by celebrated musicians and actors. Check the schedule for special events, including ballroom dancing classes and gallery talks.

Shakespeare Theatre Company

7.66 mi / 12.32 km from the hotel
This theater company takes the Bard's timeless classics and makes them more accessible to a modern audience while maintaining the original language and meaning. Other works are also performed, including pieces by Oscar Wilde and Tennessee Williams.

Joint Base Andrews

1.43 mi / 2.3 km from the hotel
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.

Lincoln Park

6.15 mi / 9.89 km from the hotel
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.

National Mall

7.42 mi / 11.94 km from the hotel
Stretching from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol Building, the National Mall includes some of the country's most famous monuments and attractions, such as the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and several Smithsonian museums.

Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

10.57 mi / 17 km from the hotel
The National Zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals, including several endangered species. The zoo is renowned for its education and conservation efforts, and its most famous residents are two giant pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang.

The Lyceum

7.2 mi / 11.59 km from the hotel
This former Civil War hospital 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 hosts a monthly concert series during the summer.

The White House

5.31 mi / 8.55 km from the hotel
Schedule a tour of this iconic building that has housed all US 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.


6.53 mi / 10.5 km from the hotel
Cheer the NFL’s Washington Commanders on to victory alongside 82,000 diehard fans at FedExField.

Arlington National Cemetery

9.1 mi / 14.64 km from the hotel
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.

National Harbor

6.03 mi / 9.7 km from the hotel
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.

Six Flags America

9.63 mi / 15.5 km from the hotel
Treat the whole family to live shows, thrill rides, and a water park at Six Flags America, Maryland’s largest amusement park.