Explore Washington DC

If you are looking for things to do in Washington DC during ACEP17, look no further. Uncover Washington DC's past while enjoying its distinctively modern edge.

Getting Around

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Washington, DC’s Metro is one of the busiest public transportation systems in the country. Its expansive network of tunnels and above ground tracks connect all four quadrants of DC with suburban Virginia and Maryland. The system is heavily used by local commuters and it’s a popular, convenient and affordable way for visitors to DC to get around the region.

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Taxi Services

Taxi service is plentiful and economical in DC. DC has one of the highest taxi-to-citizen ratios in the country, with more than 6,000 taxis servicing the city. All taxis also accept credit and debit cards as payment, as well as cash.

You can download DC Taxi Rider from your app store and find a taxi and get a fare estimate.


Request a ride and have a driver curbside in minutes. There's no need to carry cash. When you reach your destination, your fare is automatically billed to your card on file. If using Uber to get to the convention center, have the driver pick-up /drop-off on L Street.

Use Uber


No matter where you end up, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with friendly local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go. After the ride, simply pay through your phone. If using Lyft to get to the convention center, have the driver pick-up /drop-off on L Street.

Use Lyft


Looking for a good place to eat? Washington DC is sure to have what you're craving! Are you looking for great steak, stellar Italian, maybe Greek? It doesn't matter, you can find it in Washington DC.

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Things To Do

There is so much to see and do in Washington DC

Visit the Monuments and Memorials - See the Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and more

National Zoo

Museums - Including the National Museum of Natural History, International Spy Museum, The Newsum and more

DC Tours - Check out one of the many tours for a guided adventure around DC.

Family Activities

DC offers many activities for the entire family. Check out our Families Activities Page to see all the opportunities for families and children at ACEP17!


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