National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW | Washington, D.C. 20036

The George Washington University Courtyard & Lisner Auditorium

730 21st Street NW | Washington, D.C. 20052



There are a number of hotels within walking distance to National Geographic's headquarters. We recommend staying at one of these nearby establishments.

Holiday Inn Washington D.C.-Central / White House

1501 Rhode Island Avenue NW,
Washington, D.C. 20005

1-800-972-3159 | Website | 0.3 Miles

Loews Madison Hotel

1177 15th Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20005

1-877-875-5288 | Website | 0.3 Miles

Hamilton: A Crowne Plaza Hotel

1001 14th Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20005

1-877-270-1393 | Website | 0.5 Miles

The Mayflower Hotel

1127 Connecticut Avenue NW,
Washington, D.C. 20036

Website | 0.2 Miles

If you are a National Geographic Explorer and have questions regarding travel, please contact


The National Geographic Society is located in downtown Washington, D.C. Our headquarters and a variety of hotels are accessible via flights into Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.


Top Image: Mats Kahlström