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Traveling to Children's

Let us help make your trip to Children’s National as easy as possible. Discover information on our locations, transportation and parking information, visiting hours, where to stay during your visit, spending the night at the hospital and things to do in the area.

A Children's National shuttle bus

Transportation and Parking

We want your trip to our hospital to be easy to navigate, whether by car or public transportation. Here are tips for traveling to and/or parking at our main hospital campus.

Children's National Health System Main Hospital

Locations and Directions

Find all of our Children's National locations throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region.

Patients and Mother at Welcome Desk

Visiting Hours and Guidelines

Parents, guardians and family friends are encouraged to visit children who are staying in the hospital. Children’s National has guidelines for visitors that help us maintain a safe and calm environment for high-quality care.
Patient in hospital bed with nurse

Spending the Night at the Hospital

At Children’s National, our approach to caring for patients involves the entire family. As our partner in care, we work closely with you to ensure the best outcomes and a positive experience while your child is a patient with us, especially when you are spending the night at the hospital.

Playful child with mother.

Places to Stay

We have a team of staff members ready to help you decide on arrangements for your stay nearby while your child receives care. From hotels to corporate apartments, there are a variety of accommodations available for your family.

DC skyline

Things to Do in DC

Learn about the parks, museums and other activities your family may find helpful during your child's stay at Children's National.

Disney delivering joy when it's needed most

Disney Concepts and Experiences

Disney works with children’s hospitals and pediatric places of care around the world, creating distinctly Disney experiences that deliver moments of joy when they’re needed most. See how this initiative comes to life at Children's National Hospital.