Getting to College Park
Map of College Park/ Campus Map
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.
Please visit www.transporation.umd.edu for more information.
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
Metro Map with link to www.wmata.com
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 lawmakers and lobbyists, Washington, D.C. is truly a city like no other!
The National Mall
A two-mile swath of land bound by the U.S. Capitol to the east and the Washington Monument to the west, the National Mall is a wide, pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined boulevard with touching monuments and memorials, world-famous museums and impressive federal buildings along Constitution Avenue.
The Warner Theater is host to a variety of Broadway productions, comedy, dance, film and music concerts. It features a spectacular marble and gold leaf lobby and a large auditorium complete with gold leaf ceilings and chandeliers.
The White House
Perhaps the most famous address in the U.S., the White House is not only where the president lives, it’s also the political epicenter of Washington, D.C. A must-see tour for any visitor.
This state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex is home to the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. Experience over 220 annual world-class sporting events, concerts and family shows in the heart of downtown D.C.
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.
From family-friendly museums and restaurants to satisfy every palate to exciting nightlife, cultural experiences and spectacular people-watching, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor offers more to see and do than you can imagine. Choose from a number of exhilarating sightseeing cruises. Visit the Maryland Science Center, which features an IMAX theater and planetarium. Take in breathtaking views from the World Trade Center. See the historic Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, or the treasures of the Inner Harbor on the Baltimore Maritime Museum tour.
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
The beautiful baseball-only facility in downtown Baltimore became the official home of the Orioles in 1992. The one-time railroad center is 12 minutes west by foot from the city’s Inner Harbor and only two blocks from the birthplace of baseball’s most legendary hero, George Herman “Babe” Ruth.
National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It features a living collection of more than 20,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats. For more than 30 years, the neon wave on the south side of the National Aquarium’s main building has been an iconic element of the Inner Harbor’s distinctive skyline.
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall often referred to as the Meyerhoff, is home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world’s most important orchestras. The Meyerhoff is named for Joseph Meyerhoff, a Ukrainian-born Baltimore businessman, philanthropist and arts patron who served as president of the Baltimore Symphony from 1965 to 1983.
For more information about events in Maryland outside of the Baltimore area please visit: www.visitmaryland.org.