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Nearby Attractions

We hope your stay will be joyful and have prepared a list of suggested local attractions for your visit.

Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Maryland 

  Distance from event:1.5 miles. 

The Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, located in Lanham, Maryland is about 12 miles from Washington D.C. What started off as a very small idea, in the living rooms of a few devotees in the late seventies, has now blossomed into being one of the largest temples in the western hemisphere. The actual temple construction began in 1988 and has incorporated the Mayan, Pallava, Vijayanagara, Kerala and the South Canara styles of temple architecture.

NASA Goddard Visitor Center 

  Distance from event: 2 miles.
The Goddard Visitor Center demonstrates Goddard's innovative and exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communications and technology development.

College Park Aviation Museum 

  Distance from event: 4 miles.
The College Park Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting aviation innovations at College Park Airport and in Prince George's County while fostering research, inventiveness, and lifelong curiosity about the history and science of flight.

Glenn Dale Splash Park 

  Distance from event: 5 miles.
Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Splash Park containing an outdoors pool, restrooms, showers, vending area, and a water slide

Bladensburg Waterfront Park   

  Distance from event: 7 miles.
Come enjoy Bladensburg Waterfront Park, located on the scenic Anacostia River, one of the most historic waterways in America! Explore the river by boat or the hiker/biker trails linking to the Anacostia Tributary Trail System and the new Anacostia River Trail to Washington, D.C.

Six Flags America   

  Distance from event: 12 miles.
Six Flags America is a theme park containing thrill rides, rides for kids, water rides, special events, live shows and dining.

The Fillmore Silver Spring   

  Distance from event: 15 miles.
The Fillmore Silver Spring brings a dynamic, first-class music, entertainment, and community use venue to Silver Spring's Arts & Entertainment District for more than 10 years. For more than 50 years, the legendary Fillmore name has stood as the link between some of the most influential artists in music and their fans. With a capacity of 2,000, the newest Fillmore offers an array of diverse live music programming.

National Mall 

  Distance from event: 15 miles.
The long, grassy National Mall is home to iconic monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. At the eastern end is the domed U.S. Capitol, and the White House is to the north. It's also flanked by Smithsonian museums, and its lawns and pathways are often crowded with school groups, joggers and softball teams. Nearby, the Tidal Basin reservoir is known for its blossoming cherry trees.

Washington National Cathedral 

  Distance from event: 15 miles.
The sixth-largest cathedral in the world, Washington National Cathedral is an architectural masterpiece, a national house of prayer for all people, and a gathering place for the nation in times of sorrow and in times of celebration.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament 

  Distance from event: 17 miles.
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a family dinner theater featuring staged medieval-style games, sword fighting, and jousting.

Live! Casino 

  Distance from event: 17 miles.
This the dominant gaming destination in this region, and the most visited destination in Maryland, attracting over 10 million visitors annually. Located at the Arundel Mills Mall in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, the project combines dynamic gaming, dining and entertainment with a world-class retail experience.

Fort McHenry National Monument 

  Distance from event: 30 miles.
O! Say can you see, ... by the dawn's early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars... were so gallantly streaming...over Fort McHenry! The valiant defense of the fort during the Battle of Baltimore on September 13-14, 1814 inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that became the U.S. national anthem. The fort's history holds many other stories too, from the Civil War to WWII.

National Aquarium   

  Distance from event 30 miles.
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures. The National Aquarium houses several exhibits including the Upland Tropical Rain Forest, a multiple-story Atlantic Coral Reef, an open ocean shark tank, and Australia: Wild Extremes. 

Historic Ships in Baltimore       

  Distance from event: 30 miles.
Historic Ships in Baltimore is a vital and growing institution located in the heart of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The organization is steward of the Sloop-of-War USS Constellation, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHEC-37, Submarine USS Torsk, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. 

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