09/09/2014

Best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC!

Autumn is a beautiful time in our area. Check out the best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC.

Fall Foliage in Washington DC

With numerous fall activities and gorgeous fall foliage to admire in Washington, DC, autumn is a perfect time to plan a visit with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We’ve listed a few of the best places to view the Washington, DC fall foliage. Use this week’s blog post as a guide to the best places to go sightseeing in DC this fall.

Visitors can get a spectacular view of the changing leaves in many public spaces, which include:

  • The National Mall
  • Rock Creek Park
  • National Arboretum
  • C&O Canal National Historic Park

There is a national tree collection to admire at the U.S. National Arboretum and fall-blooming camellias in late-September and flame-colored Japanese maples through mid-October.

If planning a trip with us this fall, take advantage of our convenient location to the DC metro line and view the beautiful fall scenery in Washington, DC. Check out our current hotel deals and packages on our website before booking your visit.

09/02/2014

Check out the dates for DC Fashion Week, September 2014!

DC Fashion Week is almost here, arriving September 2014! Plan your stay with us.

DC Fashion Week September 2014

Calling all fashion lovers, DC Fashion Week is arriving September 2014. Have you made your travel plans yet? We invite you to book your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and take advantage our adjacent location to the DC metro and Washington, DC area.

The H Street Fashion Show will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 before DC Fashion Week officially kicks-off on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00pm. Turning 10 years old, the 21st fashion week in Washington, DC will highlight the past ten years of DC Fashion week while also giving visitors a sneak peek at the 2015 spring/summer collections.

Official Kick-off of DC Fashion Week
Wednesday,  September 24,  2014 @7:00 PM
Venue: The National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20408
Tickets: General Admission Seating: Free Admission | Fashion Show 7:30 PM

The 2014 Schedule for DC Fashion Week also will feature a Fashion Industry Networking Park on Thursday, September 25 at 6:00pm, a Washington Haute & Modesty Fashion Show on Friday, September 26, emerging fashion designers from the country on Saturday, September 27 and the International Couture Collections on Sunday, September 28 at 5:00pm.

Don’t wait to book your stay for 2014 DC Fashion Week. Plan your visit with us today!

08/26/2014

Join the Fight to Stop to Diabetes at the Washington DC Tour de Cure!

Stop Diabetes - Pedal for a Great Cause at the Washington DC Tour de Cure.

Washington DC Tour de Cure

The 2014 Washington DC Tour de Cure is almost here with the cycling event in DC set to take off on September 27, 2014. Yet, the Tour de Cure in DC is much more than a cycling event in our nation’s capital. It is a life-changing event. Will you join the fight to stop Diabetes and raise funds for research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association. 

The Washington DC Tour de Cure
September 27, 2014
Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC
Registration Fee: $25

The closed course takes riders along the streets of Washington, DC, passed the monuments and down the traffic-free Whitehurst Freeway. Participants can choose to ride 13, 33 or 50 miles in support of the diabetes cause. Whether you are an occasional rider or experienced cyclist, there is a route for you! Bike rentals will also be available.

Form a team, join a team or ride solo! Get ready to take the ride of your life and help a great cause at this fundraising event in Washington, DC.

Good Luck to all participants from all of us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

08/19/2014

Catch a Washington Redskins Home Game in the 2014 Season!

Check out the Washington Redskins 2014 Season Schedule and plan your stay today.

Footballs fans, the Washington Redskins 2014 Regular Season is almost here. With preseason underway, the Redskins started off strong with a win against the Patriots on August 7th. Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and catch a home game at FedEx Field this season.

Washington Redskins 2014 Season

The 2014 Home Games for the Washington Redskins are as follows:

September 14th at 1:00pm vs. the Jaguars
September 25th at 8:25pm vs. the Giants
October 6th at 8:30pm vs. the Seahawks
October 19th at 1:00pm vs. the Titans
November 16th at 1:00pm vs. the Buccaneers
December 7th at 1:00pm vs. the Rams
December 20th at 4:30pm vs. the Eagles
December 28th at 1:00pm vs. the Cowboys

If you’re planning to attend a home game for the Washington Redskins in the 2014 season, we invite you to book your visit with us in Rockville. Our hotel offers a convenient location to the DC Metro and affordable rates just outside of the city. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at our Twinbrook Grille before the game and then rest comfortably in our cozy and spacious accommodations afterwards. Plan your stay today!

08/12/2014

Plan a Romantic Summer Getaway in Washington, DC with our Hotel Deal!

Summer is almost over; don’t forget to plan your romantic summer getaway in DC.

Romantic Summer Getaway in DC

At the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, we are offering an exclusive Washington DC “Romance” Hotel Package. With summer coming to an end, don’t forget to plan your romantic summer getaway in Washington, DC.

Our romantic hotel deal in Washington, DC includes:

  • Luxury accommodations for two
  • In-room sparkling wine (where permitted by law) or cider, upon arrival
  • Access to the hotel's health club, pool, and whirlpool
  • Full breakfast for two, in your room or in our restaurant, or exchange your breakfast for a lunch or dinner discount

There are many exciting things to do in Washington, DC this summer. Turn date night into an entire weekend and plan your getaway for two in Washington, DC with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Our hotel is conveniently located near the Twinbrook Metro Station and just minutes away from the romantic DC attractions.

Unwind with sparkling wine in our cozy accommodations or venture out and explore the nearby restaurants. However you choose to spend your visit, you are certain to have a memorable experience here in Rockville.

08/05/2014

Check out the event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Important Event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon!

Event info for Events DC Nation's Triathlon

The 9th Annual Events DC Nation’s Triathlon is taking place this September. Check below for important event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon in Washington, DC and discover how you can make a difference today.

Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 AM
Venue: Washington, DC
Location: West Potomac Park
Athletes must be 18 or over to participate as required by Washington, DC

The Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society features a scenic course that winds through our nation’s capital. The International Distance triathlon, which is authorized by the USAT, includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through DC and a 10k run through Washington, DC’s historical landmarks.

The racing event in Washington DC is much more than just a race, as it will feature an entire weekend of events for athletes, spectators and volunteers. One of these DC events includes the Sports & Fitness Expo.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) funds research to help discover better treatments and cures for blood cancer. To learn more about LLS or to donate, visit www.LLS.org/donate.

Good luck to all participants from all of us here at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

07/29/2014

Important Info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta!

Looking for info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta? Check here.

Info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta

The Capital Dragon Boat Regatta, formerly known as the National Harbor Dragon Boat Regatta, is changing locations for the 2014 event. The racing event in Washington, DC will now be taking place along the waters of the Washington Channel, in the heart of Washington, DC on August 23, 2014. For more important info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta, keep reading.

Due to circumstances beyond their control, the National Harbor Dragon Boat Regatta organizers can no longer hold the event at National Harbor. The new location, in view of the Washington Monument, offers many advantages for a great dragon boat event in Washington, DC.

Come out and enjoy the free event in Washington, DC or form a 20-person team and join the fun. The one-day sporting event will feature premier racing in multiple race distances. There is no experience required and training will be provided for participants.

We invite all visitors, participants and spectators to plan their stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We are located steps from the Metro line into DC. Enjoy our convenient and affordable accommodations and plan your stay today.

07/22/2014

Winter Wedding Inspiration – Tips for Planning a Winter Wedding!

Considering a wedding during the winter months? Check out these tips for planning a winter wedding.

Tips for planning a Winter Wedding

Congratulations on your recent engagement. If you’re getting ready to plan your big day, take a look at our favorite tips for planning a winter wedding.

Planning a winter wedding? You may want to keep these tips in mind:

Color choices: Be cautious of your color choices. Keep in mind that your winter wedding may be close to a holiday. You may want to stay away from certain color pairings.

Make sure your guests are comfortable: If planning a wedding during the cold months of winter, you may want to offer your guests warm apple cider or hot cocoa upon arrival or hand out complimentary scarves for an extra layer.

Add winter touches to your menu: You can incorporate winter touches such as squash, pumpkin or eggnog. If looking for winter cake inspiration, consider adding snowflakes to an all-white cake.

If you are planning a wedding in the Washington, DC/Rockville area, we invite you to check out our wedding venues at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We offer 20,000 total square feet of event space and various venues to fit your specific needs.

07/15/2014

Searching for Summer Festivals in Washington, DC? Check out DC Beer Week!

Celebrate good beer in the National Capital Region at this summer festival in Washington, DC!

Summer Festivals in Washington DC

DC Beer Week 2014 is almost here! Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and experience the various DC beer events and seminars taking place August 17-24, 2014. The summer festival in Washington, DC is one of our top picks this year!

The 6th Annual DC Beer Week celebrates good beer at hundreds of venues in the National Capital Region. Each year, the summer event in DC grows larger with more than 180 separate events taking place throughout the week. Enjoy everything from panel discussions to a beer dinner cruise on the Potomac River and more!

Visit the DC Beer Week website to learn more about the events and begin planning your trip today! The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located steps from the Metro line. Enjoy an easy travel into Washington, DC and experience the summer festival this August!

07/08/2014

The dates for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC have been announced!

Wondering what the dates are for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC? Check here!

Dates for Restaurant Week in Washington DC

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, brought to you by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), wants you to “wine and dine like it’s your job.” Check out the dates for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC and plan your stay today.

Metropolitan Washington Summer Restaurant Week
August 11-17, 2014
Lunch: $20.14, Dinner: $35.14

Plan your stay with us today at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and experience three-course meals over 7 delicious days of dining out in and around the Washington, DC area.

Visitors can enjoy a range of food options from American to Comfort Food to Italian or French! Experience the very best restaurants in our Washington, DC area at a discounted rate and begin planning your visit today.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Metro line to ensure a quick travel to your restaurant of choice. We invite you to book your stay with us for the highly anticipated DC food event this summer.