10/15/2014

Cruise to the Fall Harvest Family Days at Mount Vernon!

We think a Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon Excursion Cruise is the best way to view DC! You will too!

Don’t miss the spectacular fall foliage in Washington, DC this fall! In a previous post, we listed the best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC. If you still haven’t experienced the beautiful scenery, how about trying something new this year? Hop aboard the Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon Excursion Cruise and take in the beautiful sights along the Potomac River.

Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon

The Spirit of Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Family Days Excursion Cruises:

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Board: 8:15am Cruise: 8:30am-3:00pm
Price: $45.95 per adult $39.95 per child 6-11

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Board: 8:15am Cruise: 8:30am-3:00pm
Price: $45.95 per adult $39.95 per child age 6-11

Enjoy the beauty of Washington, DC in the fall as you cruise along the Potomac River. Listen to a narrated tour of the sights before arriving to Mount Vernon, where you will have 3.5 hours to tour the DC attractions and join in the Fall Harvest Family Days festivities.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located within walking distance to the metro to ensure a quick trip to and from the city. Plan your stay with us and enjoy all of the sights and sounds of Washington, DC this autumn.

10/07/2014

It’s time to play detective & crack the case at this Family-Friendly Halloween Event in Washington, DC!

Can you solve the mystery at the NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit, a unique family-friendly Halloween event at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC!

There’s a mystery that needs to be solved in the Concert Hall. Can you crack the case? Head to the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center for the spooktacular third chapter in the National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit, a frightfully fun family-friendly Halloween event in Washington, DC!

Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Washington DCHere’s what you need to know:

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Concert Hall
Approximately 60 minutes, no intermission
$15.00-$18.00
Tickets are on sale now!

The NSO’s Stephen Dumaine’s tuba has been stolen and the orchestra needs your help to rewind time, follow the clues and find the thief to crack the case! The concert will begin at 4pm but visitors are invited to come earlier in the day for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.”

The Halloween concert at the Kennedy Center will feature spine-tingling Halloween classics, as well as “Let It Go” from Frozen and plenty more Halloween surprises! This event at the Kennedy Center is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our convenient location to and from the metro.

 

Photo Source: The Kennedy Center

09/30/2014

Enjoy frightfully fun activities at Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo!

Spooktacular Family Fun awaits you at Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo.

  Boo at the Zoo National Zoo

Gather your kids and come discover why Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo is Washington, DC’s favorite Halloween treat! If you are searching for Halloween events in our Rockville/DC area, Boo at the Zoo should be at the top of your list!

The 2014 Boo at the Zoo
October 24, 25 and 26, 2014
5:30pm - 8:30pm
National Zoo, Washington, DC

Families can enjoy more than 40 not-so-spooky treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, decorated trails and more! With so many activities, the entire family is sure to have fun.

Don’t forget your costume! Visitors can purchase tickets here.

If looking for Halloween fun for children and families in Washington, DC, Boo at the Zoo will not disappoint! We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We offer a wide-range of hotel packages in Rockville. Browse our current hotel offers and find the best package to fit your needs.

 

Photo Source: National Zoo

09/23/2014

Check out the Washington Capitals 2014-15 Season Schedule & Cheer them on at the Verizon Center!

The Washington Capitals 2014-15 Regular Season is about to begin! Cheer them on this season.

Washington Capitals 2014-15 SeasonLove hockey? Our location to the Metro line is convenient for all hockey fans hoping to catch a Washington Capitals home game this 2014-15 season. Plan your stay at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and cheer on your favorite team at the Verizon Center this fall/winter.

The Washington Capitals regular season will kick off on Thursday, October 9, 2014 vs. the Canadians at home. Browse the upcoming games this fall and catch a game while you’re in town.

The upcoming 2014 October games for the Washington Capitals are as follows:

Thursday, October 9 vs. the Canadians at 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 14 vs. the Sharks at 7:00pm
Thursday, October 16 vs. the Devils at 7:00pm
Saturday, October 18 vs. the Panthers at 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 29 vs. the Red Wings at 7:30pm

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Twinbrook Metro line. We welcome you to take advantage of our location and affordable rates just outside of the city and plan your stay with us! View our current hotel offers before booking your visit.

09/16/2014

Get your taste buds ready for Taste of DC 2014!

Wondering the dates for Taste of DC 2014? We’ve listed that and more! Read below.

Foodies, get ready! Taste of DC 2014 is almost here. Located just steps from the Metro line, we welcome you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Taste of DC 2014

October 11th and 12th, 2014

Pennsylvania Ave. 9th-14th Streets NW

12pm-7pm Daily

The multi-day culinary and cultural event is taking place right in the heart of Washington, DC. The festival will span across five blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue and feature area restaurants, lively entertainment, beverages and more.

Taste of DC 2014Admission Ticket Prices

General Admission : $10.00
12 & Under : $5.00
Children 5 and under are free

Beverage Tickets

Individual Tickets: $1.00/ticket
Online 25 ticket pack: $20 (save $5.00)

Taste of DC 2014 attractions include:

Restaurant Row: Featuring over 40 DC area restaurants, visitors can enjoy up to 4 items from each restaurant’s menu. Each restaurant will also feature a “taste of” item priced at $3 or less.

Stella Artois Beer Garden & Music Stage: There will be over 50 beers featured in the beer garden, as well as live entertainment all weekend.

Wine Walk: Sample over 50 wines at the Taste of DC Wine Walk.

11th St. Music Stage: The 11th St music stage will feature live entertainment all weekend.

Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy this year’s Taste of DC events. Click here to view last year’s event.

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.