Knowing Your Way Around Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. is full of amazing monuments, historical sites and buildings of important national significance, and you can explore it all from your home base in Bethesda, Maryland at American Inn. Located just four miles from downtown D.C. and close to public transportation, our conveniently located hotel is ideal for exploring the nation's capitol via bus, train, or car. The first stop in Washington D.C. is always the National Mall, an open-air park chock full of national monuments, with the Lincoln Monument on one end and the United States Capitol Building on the other. Along this two-mile long park you'll also find the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument and reflecting pool, the World War II Memorial and several of the greatest museums in the nation, including the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of Africa Art. And just down the way at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is the White House! American Inn also provides a courtesy shuttle for trips around town, along with first-come, first-serve parking for those with a car.