Whether you're on your first or fiftieth visit to the DC area, we'd like to provide you with an overview in an effort to help you get your bearings on where you are and what's around you when you get here. We're located in Crystal City, a neighborhood of Arlington County, Virginia. Arlington County also includes Pentagon City as well as the city of Arlington.
Traveling to and from Americana Hotel
The Washington, DC metropolitan area is just a mile away and can be easily reached via the Metro system from one of the two stops that are just steps from our hotel. If you're flying into the area, you can reach our hotel from one of our three local airports, the closest of which is the Reagan National Airport (DCA) that's just a mile away. The Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the Baltimore Washington International Airport are both approximately 30 miles from our hotel.
Area Points of Interest
Crystal City, Arlington, Pentagon City and Washington, DC all offer a vast array of shopping and dining spots, historical and cultural attractions as well as sports teams, sports venues and entertainment venues. Additionally, the area is a hub for numerous conventions and a home to many prestigious universities.
Area Convention Centers
- American University
- George Washington University
- Georgetown University
- Howard University
- George Mason University
- Marymount University
- University of Phoenix
Please review each area's following pages for its best attractions, shopping and dining. And of course, feel free to inquire with our friendly front desk staff with any additional questions regarding the area and anything else you might need.