Travel and Accommodations
Your registration does not include travel accommodations. When making travel plans consider reserving flex or refundable airfare tickets. We encourage you to book your travel and make hotel reservations early as limited rooms are available at the conference rate.
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20036
Reserve Early – room blocks are limited!
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection– We have arranged a special group rate of $336 for Heart Connection Attendees.
Each individual guest must make their own hotel reservations by:
Booking online HERE
All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first-night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.
For those who are local or driving in, valet parking is available for a daily rate of $66.00 per night, includes in and out privileges. Rates are subject to change.
Located just 4.3 miles east of The Mayflower, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) site is rich in historical significance dating back to colonial days. Offering a variety of services, amenities and facilities available to all passengers to make your trip pleasurable, comfortable, and efficient. Complimentary Wi-Fi and charging stations, a USO Lounge, multiple nursing rooms, and much more.
Through the airport, visitors can experience diverse regional, national and international rotating exhibits, dynamic live performances and new and innovative public art displays that celebrate the stately beauty, spirit and great creativity of the National Capital Region. As part of the performing arts program, the Airports Authority brings musicians, singers, dancers and other artists to Washington’s airports to provide entertainment for passengers to enjoy throughout the year. The Gallery Walk is located in Historic Terminal A between the Historic Lobby and the present-day ticketing lobby. The gallery includes case displays and wall display areas for two and three-dimensional works by artists from all over the local area.
There are ten on-premise auto rental agencies, plus plenty of shuttle bus service that operates 24 hours a day, and taxis available to help you get from the airport to wherever you need to go. The Washington, DC Metrorail system has an elevated Metrorail station connected to the concourse level of Terminals B and C at Reagan National Airport. The Metrorail system provides easy and affordable access to locations throughout Washington, Virginia and Maryland.
EXPLORING WASHINGTON D.C.
Washington, DC is buzzing with energy and excitement. Visit the nation’s capital and enjoy 100 free (and nearly free) things to do, including world-class museums, monuments, family-friendly activities and unique experiences. Beyond iconic buildings and national treasures, the city is filled with renowned restaurants, deep-rooted culture, and music of all kinds. Explore DC’s shopping, diverse neighborhoods and awe-inspiring views you’ll find nowhere else in the world. Visit washington.org to plan your trip today!
World famous art, exhibits, and architecture are only minutes away from the hotel. Board the complimentary Southwest Shuttle to the National Mall, where a visit to the Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art, or any of the many Smithsonian Museums never disappoints. Continue by taking a scenic walk or bus tour around the monument and the many iconic memorials. If it’s water activity you seek, rent a kayak or paddle board at The Wharf’s Recreation Pier, or reserve a boat tour and venture out on the Washington Channel and the historic Potomac River.
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