Travel Information

Conference Hotel

About the Conference Hotel

All official Summit activities will take place at the conference hotel.

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland 20745

The hotel is located 15 minutes south of Washington, D.C. directly off the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495). It is easy to access from the three area airports.

Three Area Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

8 miles (13 km) to The Gaylord National Harbor Hotel & Convention Center

Driving Directions: Follow signs to George Washington Parkway South to Alexandria. Veer right at the sign to Slaters Lane, make a right at the traffic light. Follow signs to US Route 1 and merge onto US-1. Follow signs to I-95 North (Maryland). Veer right at signs toward I-95. Veer left toward I-95 and merge onto I-95 North / I-495 East (Capital Beltway). Cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland. Take exit 2A toward National Harbor. Turn right on Waterfront Street. The resort is on the right.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

35 miles (56 km) to The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Driving Directions: 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. Turn right on Waterfront Street. The resort is on the right.

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

42miles (68 km) to The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Driving Directions: Follow Airport Exit signs toward Washington DC. Take exit 2B for MD 295-South / Baltimore Washington Parkway toward Washington. Merge onto I-295-South toward Washington. Stay on I-295-South for about 35 miles. Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on I-295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor. Turn right on Waterfront Street. The resort is on the right.

Parking at the Gaylord

All Summit attendees receive a $10 USD discount off the daily parking rate. Current daily self-parking rate is $30 USD.

Overnight Guests:
Park in the self-parking garage and the discount will be applied to your guestroom bill.

Daily Guests:
Park in the self-parking garage and make sure to ask for a validation ticket at the Summit Registration Desk each day. When leaving the parking garage, please provide your validation ticket.

Daily Self-Parking Rates by the Hour:

  • 0-1 $12.00 USD
  • 1-2 $18.00 USD
  • 2-3 $22.00 USD
  • 3-24 $30.00 (all day rate) USD

Shuttle Service provided by the Gaylord

The Gaylord provides shuttle service only to the locations listed below. It does not provide shuttle to and from area airports.

  • Between National Harbor and King Street-Old Town Metro station in Alexandria, VA.
  • Between the Gaylord National Harbor and Union Station (50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE)
  • Between the hotel and the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) in downtown Washington, DC

Shuttle tickets can be purchased at the Gaylord National’s Concierge Desk or by calling 202-969-1437.

Train Travel

Amtrak offers convenient train travel to Washington, DC or Alexandria, VA. The historic Union Station in downtown Washington is only 10 miles (approx. 20 minutes) from the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. The Amtrak station in Alexandria, VA is closer, and is a short 10 minute drive to the hotel.

Car Rental

Car rentals are available at each airport and at Union Station. Visit the airport and station websites for more information. Hertz Car Rental is located at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

More Travel Information

For more information please visit the Gaylord’s transportation site.