Area Info

College Park

Restaurants

There are many dining options in the city of College Park. Here are a few familiar restaurants that are in close proximity to the school.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Friday’s
  • Applebee’s
  • Noodles & Company
  • Chipotle
  • The Original Ledo Restaurant
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
  • Jason’s Deli
  • Lime Fresh Mexican Grill
  • The Bagel Place
  • Looney’s
  • The Bagel Place
  • Bobby’s Burger Palace
  • Big Play Sports Grill
  • Aroy Thai
  • IHOP
  • RJ Bentley’s
  • Smoothie King
  • Mulligan’s Grill and Pub
  • Azteca Restaurant and Cantina
  • Busboys and Poets
  • Cornersine Grill
  • Hard Time Café
  • Mosiac Café
  • Plato’s Diner

Hotels

There are many hotels to choose from within College Park, many of which offer discounted rates and shuttles to the university. Please keep in mind that these hotels book quickly around commencement and it is best to make plans as early as possible. For your convenience we have listed a few below:

UMUC Marriott
Adelphi Rd at University Blvd.
College Park, MD 20740
1.800.228.9290
301.985.7300

Holiday Inn
10000 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
1.866.240.6315
301.345.6700

Clarion Inn and Fundome
8601 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
1.800.424.6423
301.474.2800

Quality Inn
7200 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD 20740
301.276.1000

Comfort Inn and Suites
9020 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD 20740
301.441.8110

Ramada Ltd College Park MD
9113 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD 20740
301.345.4900

Hampton Inn College Park
9670 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD 20740
301.345.2200

Below are a few additional properties just outside the College Park area:

Hilton Garden Inn
7810 Walker Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770 (approx. 3.2 miles)
301.474.7400

The Greenbelt Marriott
6400 Ivy Lane
Greenbelt, MD 20770 (approx. 3.6 miles)
301.441.3700

Sheraton Washington North Hotel
4095 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705 (approx. 6.8 miles)
301.937.4422

Getting to College Park

Map of College Park/ Campus Map

Campus Map Click to view map [PDF ]

Directions

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For specific turn by turn directions please use Google Maps to assist you. If possible, try to use alternate routes into campus such as avoiding Route 1/ Baltimore Avenue.

Transportation

DOTS

Please visit www.transporation.umd.edu for more information.

Taxi

  • Silver Cab (301) 807-7452 or (301) 577-2000

  • Greenbelt Taxi Service (301) 441-8400

  • At the College Park Metro Station, minutes from campus, there is a taxi stand.

*Please Note: Most cabs do not take credit card.

Airport Shuttle

The most commonly used airport shuttle at the University of Maryland is the Super Shuttle. Reservations can be made online and rates vary. Please make reservations in advance.

Super Shuttle: 1-800 Blue Van: www.supershuttle.com

WMATA

Metro Map with link to www.wmata.com

Safety

Campus Policies

For a comprehensive view of the University of Maryland’s campus policies please visit: www.president.umd.edu/policies.

Emergency Plan

In the case of an emergency or inclement weather, please refer to the University’s Emergency Preparedness Website at: www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness/umeop.

Campus Police

  • For emergencies please dial 301.405.3333 for the College Park Police. Calling 911 from your cell phone will require rerouting of your call.

  • For non-emergencies please call the College Park Police at 301.405.3555

Inclement Weather Plan

In the case of inclement weather please refer to our emergency preparedness site for instructions and event cancellations: www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness

Washington, D.C. [ www.washington.org ]

Experience the rich culture, history and diversity that represent America in Washington DC. The nation’s capital is known for its many world famous monuments, museums, restaurants and neighborhoods. Home of the nation’s law makers and lobbyists, Washington, D.C. is truly a city like no other!

Smithsonian Museums (not a complete list): African Art Museum, Air and Space Museum, American History Museum, American Indian Museum, Natural History Museum, and the Postal Museum. These free attractions can be found in close proximity to the National Mall & Smithsonian Metro Stops.

Memorials & Monuments: Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, WWII Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Baltimore, MD [ www.baltimore.org ]

Baltimore, named a top 10 destination worldwide by Frommer's, is a vibrant, modern, world-class metropolitan area. This charming waterfront city attracts millions of tourists annually to attractions such as Harborplace, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Maryland Science Center, the USS Constellation, the Power Plant, and more.

Harbor East
President & Aliceanna Streets
www.harboreast.com

Baltimore destination is located where President Street meets Aliceanna Street. Harbor East offers a collection of the area restaurants.

Harborplace and The Gallery at Harborplace
200 East Pratt Street
410-332-4191 or 800-HARBOR-1
www.harborplace.com

Harborplace and The Gallery feature a mix of over 100 shops, 16 sit-down restaurants and 40 diverse eateries, as well as live entertainment on the waterfront.

For more information about events in Maryland outside of the Baltimore area please visit: www.visitmaryland.org.