ACP Washington, DC 2016 Travel & Housing

Join us in Washington, DC and be a part of the most comprehensive meeting in Internal Medicine!

The American College of Physicians will host Internal Medicine Meeting 2016, the premier meeting for internal medicine, in our nation's capital, Washington, DC.

The city is home to a variety of national treasures, world-class museums, and historic landmarks. All around the city you will find neighborhoods bustling with cafes, restaurants, and cultural attractions for visitors of all ages and interests.

Travel and hotel information for Washington, DC will be available in September of 2015.

 

DC Tour Information

The top 12 attractions in Washington, DC by annual attendance are:

  1. National Air and Space Museum
  2. National Museum of Natural History
  3. Lincoln Memorial
  4. National Museum of American History
  5. World War II Memorial
  6. Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  7. Korean War Memorial
  8. FDR Memorial
  9. Rock Creek Park
  10. Thomas Jefferson Memorial
  11. National Zoo
  12. Washington Monument

For more information about these and other activities and attractions throughout DC, please visit http://washington.org.

The White House
If you plan ahead, you can tour The White House. The tours run from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays (excluding federal holidays unless otherwise noted). For more information visit the White House website at https://www.whitehouse.gov/about/tours-and-events or call the White House Visitors Center at (202) 456-7041. Visitors who are not U.S. citizens should contact their embassy in DC for clearance.

The U.S. Capitol
Tours of the U.S. Capitol can be booked onsite. All tours begin and end at the underground U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The Capitol Visitor Center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tours of the Capitol are conducted from 8:50 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Trolley Tours
Daily two-hour narrated Old Town Trolley Tours leave every 30 minutes beginning at 9 a.m. The trolleys make 20 stops at more than 100 points of interest throughout DC. There are multiple pick up and drop off locations in the area. The tours run from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Smithsonian
The Smithsonian has many museums located throughout DC free to visitors, including, Air and Space Museum, National Zoo, American History Museum, American Indian Museum, Postal Museum, Natural History Museum, and American Art Museum.

Newseum
The dynamic, engaging and interactive Newseum allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media while celebrating the freedoms guaranteed to all Americans by the First Amendment. Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.