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Private Family-Friendly DC Tour by Bike

Private Family-Friendly DC Tour by Bike
Duration:
3 hours
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Touring DC on bike gives you the opportunity to explore DC's iconic monuments and museums in a personable and approachable way.  Add in your own personal guide and watch the city's sites and stories come to life! Adults and children of all ages can enjoy riding bikes; smaller children may be chauffeured safely by the nationally know bicycle safety expert in his custom family bike to carry children ages 2 to 10 and/or on a tag-along.

Federal Triangle Architecture Tour

Federal Triangle Architecture Tour
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Pennsylvania Avenue, known as America's Main Street, has been host to inaugurations, protests and celebrations throughout our Nation's history. But the development of this grand thoroughfare, connecting the Capitol to the White House, is fraught with conflict and intrigue. Walk Penn Ave and learn about how this important boulevard went from Murder Bay to Federal Triangle.

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Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) Services & Amenities


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The Gallery Walk is located in Historic Terminal A between the Historic Lobby and the present-day ticketing lobby. The gallery includes display areas for two and three-dimensional works by artists from all over the local area. Terminals B and C are rich in public art, thanks to renowned Architect Cesar Pelli, who integrated commissioned artworks into the design of the space. The 30 individual works by local and national artists include: floor medallions, balustrades, murals, stained glass friezes and more. For more, see the DCA Gallery Walk Map.

 

The airport also offers:

  • "Power Up" recharging stations
  • United Service Organizations (USO) lounge
  • Travelers Aid
  • Interfaith Chapel (open 24x7) - south end of Terminal B (Concourse Level), is across from the Delta Shuttle ticket counter.
  • Drop boxes for U.S. Mail are located in all terminals. Various postal services are available at the North Customer Service Centre.
  • Duty Free shopping
  • 40+ shops
  • Smithsonian Museum Store
  • PGA Tourshop
  • Heritage Booksellers, located in the National Hall. Check out the 'Read & Return Program' - buy it, read it, return it and receive a 50% refund!

 

Student Ambassadors are stationed throughout the DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  Look for distinctive yellow shirts bearing the Airports Authority logo. Student Ambassadors are high school and college students from around the local area who are here at your service to provide information, directions and other assistance.




 Disabled Facilities at the DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport


DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport offers comprehensive assistance for disabled passengers.

 

Arriving at the airport:

DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport's parking facilities are accessible for persons with special needs. Specially designated parking spaces are available for the disabled in vehicles displaying a government-issued plate or placard for use by the disabled.  Spaces have been designated in the Airport's public parking facilities:

  •     Daily and Hourly Garages - on each level close to elevators and Terminal A, B, and C walkways
  •     Economy Parking - adjacent to shuttle stops


When a parking facility is full, a uniformed parking assistant can assist you in locating the nearest available special needs parking space. Assistants will be posted outside the entrance of the full facilities. Let the uniformed parking assistant know you need a special needs accessible space; and please show the assistant your government-issued special needs parking credential.

All airport parking shuttles are wheelchair accessible and free of charge to all patrons.  They are equipped with motorized chair lifts.

 

At the terminal:

 

Accessible facilities at the terminal include:

  • A Visual Paging System is used in addition to the audible Public Address System for the broadcast of airport information to the general public. The Visual Page is prominently above each of the Airport Directories throughout Terminals B and C.
  • Within the holdrooms at each airline's gates, visual boarding announcements appear on monitors in order that all passengers are able have information about the boarding process.
  •  Flight Information Display System (FIDS) boards and Baggage Information Display System (BIDS) units are placed throughout the Terminals and have been carefully situated to minimize glare and ensure readability.
  • In Terminals B and C, TTY units are clearly marked with blue and white signs above each unit.
  • Each group of pay phones has a clear path to a wheelchair accessible unit.
  • All pay telephones are equipped with volume control, are hearing-aid compatible, and have Braille or raised numbers. Over one-third of our public pay telephones are equipped with connections for portable computers, and several of these units also have power connections available for PC users.
  • Designated Animal (Pet) Relief Areas are available for service animals that accompany passengers.
  • All security checkpoints are accessible.

 

Leaving the Airport:

 

Uniformed taxicab dispatchers are also available to assist passengers with disabilities in selecting a wheelchair accessible taxicab. If a wheelchair accessible taxicab is not available, one will be called to the Airport. Passengers with disabilities are encouraged to contact the taxicab dispatch office 24 hours in advance at 703-417-4333 to make pre-arrangements to ensure these services are available when needed.

 

Remember to inform your airline of your requirements well in advance of your scheduled departure (most airlines suggest 48 hours). It is always advisable for disabled travellers to inquire about any special requirements prior to arriving at DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.





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Last Updated: 12 Jan 2017