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Welcome to Washington, DC

ACES 2014 is excited to bring the leaders of ecosystem services to the US capital.  We hope that you have a pleasant stay and make time to take in some of our national treasures.

For more information on attractions and dining options in Washington, DC, check out Destination DC.

Weather Conditions

December in DC is chilly with average highs in the mid 40’s and averagelows in the low 30’s.  

Forecast:Find more about Weather in Washington, DCClick for weather forecast

Rental Car Discount:
Avis is offering ACES 2014 participants discounted rental car rates over the conference dates. To take advantage of these reduced rates, make your Avis reservation using AVIS Worldwide Discount (AWD) Reference #A113400.



Washington, DC offers convenient transportation via the Metro Rail and Bus system.  ACES 2014 will be held in the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, across the street from the Crystal City Metro station. For more information on Metro fares and service, click here.



Ronald Reagan Washington National – DCA
2 miles, approximately 7 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott
Taxi and Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $10 USD (One-Way)

Washington, DC/Dulles - IAD
27 miles, approximately 29 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott
Taxi Information | Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $45 USD (One-Way)


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI
   - 31 miles, approximately 41 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott

Taxi and Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $90 USD (One-Way)

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