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Crowne Plaza College Park - Washington DC

Explore Greenbelt

Located 10 minutes from the University of Maryland, NASA Goddard Center and a short train ride to downtown Washington DC, the hotel is ideally located for all travel needs.

Things To Do

Things To Do

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

8000 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771

Reach for the stars as you explore the public areas of the historic Goddard Space Flight Center, a major NASA space research laboratory located just six miles northeast of Washington, DC in Greenbelt, Maryland. Explore and learn the fascinating history of NASA's first space flight center, which employs approximately 10,000 civil servants and contractors. Discover the wonders of space science at GSFC's many acclaimed lecture series and educational programs.

Capital One Field

90 Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Maryland Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. It is the home of Maryland Terrapins football and men's lacrosse teams, which compete in the Big Ten Conference.

Greenbelt Park

6565 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Greenbelt Park is a park in Greenbelt, Maryland, that is managed by the National Park Service. The forested park lies approximately 10 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., and is situated just within the Capital Beltway.

Smithsonian Institution

FedEx Field

1600 FedEx Way, North Englewood, MD 20785

Take in a hard-hitting pro football game or enjoy an unforgettable performance by your favorite artist at FedEx Field, one of the largest stadiums in the National Football League. Home to the NFL’s Washington Commanders, FedEx Field has also welcomed some of the world’s most in-demand musicians and performers. Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or a live performance aficionado, the state-of-the-art facility is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

College Park Aviation Museum

Explore the University of Maryland

College Park,, Maryland, 20742

There’s always something exciting to see and do at the acclaimed University of Maryland and the surrounding College Park area. Tour the grounds of the historic campus with your student or graduate. Visit one of the area’s many famed museums, such as the College Park Aviation Museum. Take in a game at the spectacular SECU Stadium, or enjoy world-class dining, shopping, and sightseeing in the heart of Maryland, a short train ride from DC.

Downtown Washington DC

Whether you're visiting Maryland for work, fun, or a bit of both, your stay won't be complete without a day trip to downtown Washington DC, just a short train ride from our hotel. In downtown Washington, you'll discover spectacular monuments, world-renowned attractions, and the rich beauty of the historic national capital. Tour the famed National Mall and take in the spectacular sight of the cherry blossoms in bloom during spring.

Nationals Park

1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC

Experience America's favorite pastime in the heart of the nation's capital at Nationals Park in DC. The state-of-the-art stadium is home to the MLB's Washington Nationals, but it also hosts a wide array of athletic and events throughout the year, from festivals to live performances by the world's most celebrated bands, musicians, and artists. Whether you're in the mood for a thrilling sports event, a spellbinding concert, or a seasonal festival, events at Nationals Park are not to be missed.

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

Take a trip and visit historical sites in Washington D.C., such as the Smithsonian Institution museums, the U.S. Capitol, and the White House. Also, be sure to stop by nearby Renwick Gallery, a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the country's first building specifically intended to become an art museum.

What's New

You'll always find things to do near the University of Maryland. Visit the College Park Aviation Museum to explore aircraft exhibitions, memorabilia from famous flights, and the world's oldest operating airfield. Sports enthusiasts can catch a thrilling game at Capital One Field at SECU Stadium, which has hosted national football championships and the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Final Four.

Tips

Football fans should head to FedExField, one of the NFL's largest stadiums. Catch a game to cheer on the Washington Football Team as you enjoy an unparalleled stadium atmosphere complete with craft beer. If you're visiting during the offseason, go behind the scenes on a stadium tour and get a glimpse at the team's locker room, the cheerleader dance studio, and Joe Gibbs Club Level.

Must Do

For fun things to do in the area year-round, visit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to learn about space exploration missions from the globe Hall exhibit, the James Webb Telescope, and Solarium, a large-scale digital art installation utilizing footage NASA scientists use to study the sun. Then, visit the hiking trails at Greenbelt Park, an urban oasis worth exploring no matter the season.

Don't Go Home Without

While staying in College Park, be sure to visit National Harbor, an entertainment hub located along the Potomac River. Here, you can shop at over 65 boutiques, specialty stores, and big-name retailers. Also, make sure to explore Historic Greenbelt or Catch a sporting event at Xfinity Arena, explore Lake Artemesia Natural Area, or see a show at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.