Perfectly located in the center of the nation’s capital, Kellogg Conference Hotel is surrounded by a myriad of beautiful architecture, pleasurable dining, and mini getaways for anyone who wants to unwind, or take in the sites, bites, and sounds of our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.
National Cherry Blossom Festival
March 20 - April 15, 2018
If you’re fortunate enough to be in Washington during this annual celebration, you’re in for a real treat. The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the gift of cherry trees to the city from the government of Japan back in 1912; since then, the festival has grown into a two-week event, coinciding with the blooming of the trees and including a parade, a 10-mile run, and much more.
2018 Dates TBD
The H Street Festival is an annual street festival designed to showcase the unique qualities of this vibrant Washington, DC community. The event is a part of the revitalization strategy to bring attention to the developing arts and entertainment district spanning 10 blocks of H Street NE. The event takes place over one weekend, featuring more than 500 artists and performances on 14 stages plus an array of local, regional and international cuisine, shopping, arts exhibits, educational events, seminars and conversations with local entrepreneurs, artists and community organizations.
Taste of DC – Washington DC's Largest Food and Drink Festival
2018 Dates TBD
Taste of DC packs four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue with area restaurants, great drinks, lively entertainment, engaging corporate partners, and fellow Washingtonians and visitors.
DC Jazz Festival
June 9 - 18, 2018
Entertaining jazz performances and programs that introduce students and adults from all walks of life to jazz, our nation’s singular original art form.
More info at: dcjazzfest.org
More info at: dcjazzfest.org
Distance from hotel: 0 miles / 38.9073 N, 76.9937 W
Serving as the location of Kellogg Conference Hotel’s campus, the historic Gallaudet University still has the rich storytelling and history-holding elements of yesteryear. From the trees to the Victorian brick buildings, these elements preserve the quiet serenity of the time. Gallaudet University is secured as a piece of D.C.’s history in the Register of Historic Places.
Distance from hotel: 0.1 miles
Since it was restored and reopened in 2012, the industrial-cool space has grown to include 40 vendors, from pop-up dumpling stands to permanent fixtures like Buffalo & Bergen, a throwback, Brooklyn diner-inspired spot. Other businesses offer takeout to eat at indoor or outdoor tables; try TaKorean for addictive bulgogi beef tacos and Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. for decadent breakfast sandwiches. A personal favorite of the Kellogg Conference Hotel staff is the dine-in restaurant, Bidwell. Here you will taste signature dishes with Southern flair and flavor, along with great drinks in a cool, industrial-chic atmosphere.
Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles
A dynamic one-and-a-half mile stretch in Northeast DC, H-Street is known for its nightlife, restaurants, pop-ups, festivals and communal atmosphere. H-Street is also home to some of DC’s most well know places like Granville Moore's, Horace & Dickie's, Ben's Chili Bowl, and so much more. It is conveniently located minutes from our location. Take a walk or a quick shuttle ride to one of DC’s most hip and popular areas.
Distance from hotel: 1.5 miles / 38.8860 N, 76.9995 W
The "Hill" encompasses the Capitol, as well as the Supreme Court Building, Library of Congress, Botanic Gardens, and the beautifully renovated Union Station. Our hotel is just a 10-minute ride away.
Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles
Located in the heart of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, Eastern Market is DC’s destination for fresh food, community events, and on weekends, local farm-fresh produce and handmade arts and crafts.
The National Mall
Distance from hotel: 2 miles / 38.8896 N, 77.0229 W
No visit to DC is complete without spending time on the Mall. Home to some of the city’s (and the world’s) most iconic monuments (among them the World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials), the Mall also features museums like the National Museum of Natural History and the National Gallery of Art. In the warmer months, the Mall’s lawn is the perfect place in which to relax with a picnic.
Capital One Arena
Distance from hotel: 2 miles / 38.8981 N, 77.0209 W
From basketball and hockey games to the hottest concert events, the newly named Capital One Arena is one of the city’s most popular venues for sports and entertainment. The area surrounding the arena offers an array of dining and nightlife options as well.
Distance from hotel: 2 miles
A small, historic area east of downtown consisting of about 20 ethnic Chinese and other Asian restaurants, DC’s Chinatown is a fun and vibrant area suitable for people of all ages looking for good food and a great time. In addition to Asian cuisine, there are a variety of other restaurants, bars and activities to enjoy in the Chinatown area.
The Howard Theater
Distance from hotel: 2.3 miles
The Howard Theatre is a historic theater in Northwest, Washington, D.C. Opened in 1910, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today the Howard Theater is host to a multitude of concerts and events. It boasts an intimate concert hall letting its guests get up close and personal with the entertainers who grace their stage.
The White House
Distance from hotel: 3 miles / 38.8976 N, 77.0365 W
Home to the nation’s Presidents for over 200 years, the White House is arguably one of Earth’s most recognizable buildings. It’s a massive 55,000 square feet in size, and includes 132 rooms spread over six levels. The Visitor’s Center is open daily.
Distance from hotel: 3.5 miles / 38.9096 N, 77.0433 W
This diverse neighborhood is popular with Washingtonians and visitors alike, and has long been the unofficial heart of DC’s LGBTQ community. Area highlights include the Phillips Collection, with its noteworthy modern art exhibitions, as well as shops, bookstores, and restaurants.
Smithsonian's National Zoo
Distance from hotel: 4 miles
The National Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It’s part of the Smithsonian Institution, is open all year (excluding Christmas Day), and admission is free for everyone. Here you will have an educational day out with the family while still having tons of fun.
Distance from hotel: 4 miles / 38.9006 N 77.0518 W
This cosmopolitan neighborhood features the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – a complex of six performance facilities and permanent home of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington Ballet and Washington Opera – as well as George Washington University.
Distance from hotel: 4 miles / 38.9212 N, 77.0434 W
Vibrant and multicultural, Adams Morgan boasts a lively nightlife and many first-rate restaurants, as well as scenic Walter Pierce Community Park.
Distance from hotel: 4.7 miles
Georgetown is a historic neighborhood, commercial, and entertainment district located in northwest Washington, D.C. Here you will enjoy high-end shops, bars, restaurants, and the Georgetown Park enclosed shopping mall, as well as the Washington Harbor waterfront restaurants. Georgetown is home to the main campus of Georgetown University and numerous other landmarks, such as the Volta Bureau and the Old Stone House, the oldest unchanged building in Washington.
Tidal Basin - Monuments
Distance from hotel: 5 miles / 38.8840 N, 77.0384 W
In addition to the stunningly beautiful cherry blossoms that make their appearance every spring, the roughly two mile-long Tidal Basin is home to the Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, as well as the Washington Monument. Take a stroll when the weather is nice!
Washington National Cathedral
Distance from hotel: 6 miles / 38.9305 N, 77.0706 W
This award-winning cathedral is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has hosted major events (both religious and secular); its 200 stained glass windows are of particular note.