Using Uber at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Situated just three miles outside of Washington D.C., the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is based in Arlington, VA., and is one of the busiest transportation hubs in the Capital City region. In 2015 alone, 23 million passengers flew out of DCA, which is all the more reason that you’ll want to be as prepared as possible for your next journey here—and Uber in Washington D.C. can help.
Here are a few tips and resources for your next trip out of DCA:
Tips and Resources for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
- Uber Airport Page: For all the information you’ll need on requesting a ride, head over to Uber’s airport page for DCA. Once you’ve collected your bags and selected your vehicle type, confirm what door and terminal you’re located near. Don’t hesitate to call and coordinate.
- Flight Status: Keep an eye on the status of your flight to make sure you’re not arriving too early or too late.
- Terminal Map: It never hurts to get familiarized with a map of the terminals, which also includes a list of shopping and dining options available at DCA. Pro tip: if you missed out on the famous Ben’s Chili Bowl, you can still get it at the airport.
- TSA Guidelines: Be sure to get caught up on the TSA’s guidelines before packing for your trip.
- Security Wait Times: Speaking of security, you can view the wait times for each terminal here.
- Traffic Report: WTOP has several local FM radio stations that regularly provide traffic updates. You can find alternate routes by downloading the WAZE App onto your smartphone.
- Airport Info: For all of the latest news and updates out of Ronald reagan, you can follow them on Twitter. They also have a Facebook page with extra information, as well as great pictures on their Instagram.
Washington D.C. may be the nation’s capital with plenty of historic tourist attractions, but there’s also plenty to do in Arlington as well. Here are a few things to check out during your visit:
Where to Visit in Arlington
- Arlington National Cemetery: Some of the most hallowed ground in our nation can be found at the Arlington National Cemetery. Here you can see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as the final resting places of John F. Kennedy, civil rights hero Medgar Evers, and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
- Mount Vernon Trail: For a nice leisurely stroll or bike ride, try Mount Vernon Trail. This paved trail stretches 18 miles long, and goes from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate all the way to Theodore Roosevelt Island. It’s the perfect way to see some of Arlington’s picturesque landscape along the Potomac River.
- Marble & Rye: The food here is terrific, from the perfectly prepared steaks and baby back ribs right down to the wood-fired pizzas. But the real star of Marble & Rye are the 150 types of whiskey and bourbon available on their extensive menu. If you plan on making a special evening out of it with your sweetheart or business partner, consider taking an UberBLACK.
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