FLYING IN PLANES Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) 10-minute drive to DC • Accessible on Metrorail's Blue/Yellow Lines • Local Tip: Savor DC's hallowed half-smoke at Ben¡¦s Chili Bowl near Terminals B/C Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) 45-minute drive to DC • The Silver Line Express Bus to Dulles costs $7 and gets you to and from the Metro; the 5A Metrobus travels between Dulles and L'Enfant Plaza • Fun Nearby: Explore the National Air and Space Museum¡¦s Udvar- Hazy Center to see the Enola Gay and the Space Shuttle Discovery Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) 45-minute drive to DC • Shuttles take you to Amtrak and MARC trains bound for DC's Union Station • Good to Know: Long layover? Rent a bike and ride the BWI bike trails with Zagster bike share DRIVING IN CARS • SuperShuttle travels to DC's three airports • Ride-sharing app Uber services the DC metro area • Hail a taxi easily on busy streets and near well-trafficked landmarks (DC taxis are red with a grey stripe); pay with cash or credit card RIDING ON BIKES • The city has more than 70 miles of bike lanes • Capital Bikeshare has more than 300 stations; get a 1- or 3-day pass • Rent a sized bike and a helmet from Bike & Roll, and go on a guided (or self-guided) ride • Mount Vernon Trail is paved and spans 18 miles; Georgetown's C&O Towpath is unpaved and leads to Cumberland, Md.; Rock Creek Trail is centrally located and connects to nearby trails • Hail a pedicab, weather permitting #1 U. S. City for Bike Share Program Beyond DC, 2014 METRORAIL TRAVEL TIPS • Metro, not Subway • Don't be an escaleftor: Walk on the left , stand on the right side of the escalators • Let riders off the train before entering • If the bell chimes, don’t try to board; the doors close firmly and can separate you from your party • Use your fare card to exit SILVER LINE UPDATE The 23-mile Silver Line Metro extension is about halfway complete. It now connects DC to luxury retail mecca Tysons Corner Center. #1 Fittest City - American College of Sports Medicine, 2015
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