Forum 2016 Area Information

Are you interested in extending your trip to D.C. outside of the Forum? The city has an extensive number of interesting things to do. A list of popular tourist spots, places to dine, and transportation options near the Washington Marriott Wardman Park is enclosed below.

Local Tourist Attractions

The following popular locations are Metro accessible:

Arlington National Cemetery (5.1 miles) Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22211

FBI Building (3.2 miles) J. Edgar Hoover Bldg, Washington, D.C. 20004

National Zoo (0.4 miles) 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20008

Smithsonian Museums (3.4 miles) Washington, D.C. 20560

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2.8 miles) 2700 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20566

U.S. Capitol Building  (4 miles) Washington, D.C. 20016

Washington, D.C., Monuments on the Mall (2.8 miles)

Washington National Cathedral (1.2 miles) 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

White House  (2.5 miles) 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20500


Lebanese Taverna (0.1 miles)
2641 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-265-8681
Middle Eastern cuisine

Petits Plats (0.1 miles)
2653 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-518-0018
French and American cuisine

Lavandou Restaurant (0.7 miles)
3321 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-966-3002
French cuisine

Spices Asian Restaurant and Sushi Bar (0.7 miles)
3333-A Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-686-3833
Asian cuisine

Hot N Juicy Crawfish (0.1 miles)
2651 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-299-9448
American cuisine/Seafood


A limited block of hotel rooms are reserved for a reduced rate at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, located one block from the Woodley Park Metro station. Washington Area Metro Transit Map and Metro Trip Planner Tool

Washington Marriott, Wardman Park Directions, Metro and Parking

If you are interested in a private cab or pick up service, please consider using one of the following services:

  • Taxi Transportation Service is available online as well as on smartphones. Taxi Transportation Service offers competitive fares as well as a fare calculator that will estimate your trip and explain the breakdown of charges. 
  • Uber is available on smartphones and allows users to locate a taxi quickly and easily, and to see other reviews prior to pick up.

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