Visitor Information

locations and directions

Click HERE to access a map of the Washington DC Metrorail system.

 

Friday Night Skate & Fireworks Skate in Washington, DC
hosted by Washington Area Roadskaters

 



Meet in front of the White House on the closed-off-to-traffic portion of Pennsylvania Avenue between the front of the White House and Lafayette Square.

Address
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20502

Directions
Metro: White House is within 3 blocks of 4 different metro stations. Farragut North (red line) has three entrances clustered to the north of the meeting space. Farragut West (orange line & blue line) is just south of this station with two entrances on J street. McPherson Square (orange line & blue line) has an entrance marked Vermont Ave/White House which is even closer. Where the three lines intersect, is Metro Center and the 13th Street entrance is also fairly close to the White House.

Driving: Ample street parking is available near the meeting location. For driving directions to the White House via Google Maps, enter your address in the form below:

Google Maps Directions

Additional Information
Friday Night Skate Meetup
Fireworks Viewing Disco Cart Skate Meetup

 

Friday Night Post Skate Social at Teaism

 



Meet up for great food, drink and friends at the Penn Quarter Teaism.

Address
400 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

Phone
202-638-6010
877-8TEAISM

Directions
On the corner of 8th and D Streets NW. Visible from the Archives/Navy Memorial metro stop.

Metro: Take the Green or Yellow line to the Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station. Head west on Indiana Ave NW toward 7th St NW. Turn right onto 7th St NW. Turn left onto D St NW. Turn right onto 8th St NW. Teaism will be on your left.

Driving: Ample street and garage parking is available. For driving directions to the White House via Google Maps, enter your address in the form below:

Google Maps Directions

Skate of the Union All Skate Party in Washington, DC





Address
Anacostia Park Skating Pavilion
1500 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020

Directions
For directions to the Anacostia Skating Pavilion, please visit the location's website.

 

Skate of the Union Race in Chantilly, VA

 



The Skate of the Union Race is hosted by the Fairfax County Police Department at their Emergency Vehicle Operations Course.

Address
Fairfax County Police Department
Emergency Vehicle Operations Course
3725 Stonecroft Blvd.
Chantilly, VA 20151

Driving Directions
A landmark for Stonecroft Boulevard is the Chantilly Auto Park.  If traveling west on Lee Jackson Memorial Highway (Route 50), turn right onto Stonecroft Boulevard.  The entrance to the Driver Training Facility is .5 miles on the right.

For driving directions to the course via Google Maps, enter your address in the form below.

Google Maps Directions

 

Independance Day 40-mile Skate in Reston, VA
hosted by Washington Area Roadskaters

 



Meet at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station. The group will skate together to the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail.

Address
Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station
1862 Wiehle Avenue
Reston, VA 20190

Directions
Metro:Take the Silver Line to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station.

Driving: Parking is available at the Metro Station. For driving directions to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station in Reston, VA via Google Maps, enter your address in the form below:

Google Maps Directions

Additional Information
July 4 10/20/40 mile skate on W&OD

airports

The three major airports that support the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area:

Dulles International Airport (IAD) [closest to Chantilly, VA]
Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) [closest to Washington, DC]
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

lodging

Washington, DC Hotels

Donovan House Washington DC
1155 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-KIMPTON

"Skate of the Union Group" Room block for $179 per night is available until Friday, June 17, 2016!

Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle
1900 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-332-9300

Chantilly, VA Hotel

Staybridge Suites Chantilly - Dulles Airport
3860 Centerview Drive
Chantilly, VA, 20151
703-435-8090

"Skate of the Union" Room block for $109 per night is available until Monday, May 30, 2016!


 

local sites


Washington, DC Visitors Guide
View the Official Washington, DC Visitors Guide online to help plan your trip to our Nation's Capital.

Virginia Travel Guide
View the Virginia Tourism Travel Guide online to check out additional places to visit while in town.


National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport is the companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The building opened in December, 2003, and provides enough space for the Smithsonian to display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts that cannot be exhibited on the National Mall. The two sites together showcase the largest collection of aviation and space artifacts in the world.