Suggested Accommodations Back to top
(Room rates cannot be guaranteed, except as noted; limited availability;
approximate one-way mileage to APL is shown.)

The Sheraton Columbia (5 miles)
800-638-2817 or 410-730-3900
10207Wincopin Cir.
Columbia, MD  21044

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Columbia Sheraton, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD, 410-730-3900, 800-638-2817. Please refer to the APL/SAIS Unrestricted Warfare Symposium.
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Hilton Garden Inn Columbia (8 miles)
800-774-1500 or 410-750-3700
8241 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Turf Valley Hotel and Resort (14 miles)
888-833-8873 or 410-465-1500 
2700 Turf Valley Road   
Ellicott City, MD  21042

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Best Western - Maryland Inn (7 miles)
800-528-1234 or 301-776-5300 
15101 Sweitzer Lane   
Laurel, MD  20707

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Hampton Inn Columbia (9 miles)
800-426-7866 or 410-997-8555
8880 Columbia 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Hilton Columbia (6 miles)
800-445-8667 or 410-997-1060
5485 Twin Knolls Road
Columbia, MD  21045

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Extended Stay America (7 miles)
410-772-8800
8870 Columbia Rt. 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Staybridge Suites (7 miles)
410-964-9494
8844 Columbia Route 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Residence Inn by Marriott (7 miles)
410-997-7200
4950 Beaver Run Road
Columbia, MD  21043

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Courtyard Marriott (10 miles)
800-321-2211 or 410-290-0002
8910 Stanford Boulevard
Columbia, MD  21045

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Fairfield Inn- Calverton (19 miles)
888-228-2800 or 301-572-7100
4050 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD  20705

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Red Roof Inn (near BWI Airport) (12.6 Miles)
800-843-7663 or 410-712-4070
7306 Parkway Drive
Hanover, MD  21076

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Sheraton (BWI Airport) (18.9 miles)
800-368-7764 or 410-859-3300
International Hotel
7032 Elm Road
Baltimore, MD  21240

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Contact - Conference Facilities, 443-778-6540
e-mail: conffac@aplmsg.jhuapl.edu

Local Transportation Back to top

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
Airport information & Passenger paging
410-859-7111
800-435-9294

Limousine service
301-912-0000
410-519-0000

Dulles International Airport (Virginia)
Information
703-572-2700

Reagan Washington National Airport (D.C.)
Information
703-417-8000

Taxicab
Columbia Cab:
410-880-6916

Shuttles
 
The Airport Shuttle, Inc.
410-381-2772
1-800-776-0323

Train and Bus Services
AMTRAK/Metroliner
800-872-7245

Greyhound/Trailways bus lines
800-231-2222

Metrorail (D.C. subway) and Metrobus (D.C.)
202-637-7000

Transport Services
Travelers should call individual companies for specific services.
Additional information:
http://www.bwiairport.com/frames/1_howard_county.html

Restaurants Back to top

 

1 King Contrivance Village Center
 
King’s Kabab (Indian)
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD  21046
410-290-9300

Best Hunan (Chinese)
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-9798

Michael's Pub
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-290-7878


McDonald’s
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-7938

2 Shaker Drive

Bombay Peacock Grill (Indian)
10005 Old Columbia Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-7111

The Kings Contrivance (American)
10150 Shaker Dr
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 995-0500


3 Minstrel Way

Pizza Hut
7106 Minstel Way
Columbia, MD 21044
410-381-8171

Subway
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-7270

Burger King
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 995-6540

Dunkin Donuts
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 381-5779

Taco Bell
7102 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 290-6896

4 Snowden River Parkway

House of India (Indian)
9350 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21045
410-381-3844

Akbar (Indian)
9400 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD   21045
(410) 381-3600
   
Papa John’s (Pizza)
9350 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21045
(410) 312-7277

5 Snowden Square
 

Red Lobster (Seafood)
9011 Snowden Square Dr
Columbia, MD  21046
410-290-1677

Bertucci’s (Italian)
9081 Snowden River
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-4800

Boston Market (Chicken)
9061 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21045
410-312-0800

Ruby Tuesday (American)
9071 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-0917

6 Lakeside Retail
 

Frisco Burrito (Mexican)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21046
410-312-4907

Hanamura (Japanese)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-290-2883

Noodles Corner (Asian)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-0088


Hard Times Café (American/Chili)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-0700

Quizno’s Subs
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
(410) 312-3570 

Mongolian Grill (Thai/Asian)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
(410) 290-0690

7 Dobbin Center
 
Mango Grove (Indian)
6365B South Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-884-3426
 
McDonalds’s
McDonald’s
6385 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-995-0260

Wendy’s
6355 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
410-895-0984

Baja Fresh (Mexican)
6435 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
(410) 715-3933

Panera Bread (Sandwich/Salad/Soup)
6435 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
(410) 772-8632 

8 Dobbin Square
 

Fuddruckers (Hamburger)
6486 Dobbin Center Way
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 992-0916

Starbucks Coffee
6490 Dobbin Center Way
Columbia, MD  21046
(410) 772-5305


9 Columbia Crossing

Romano’s Macaroni Grill (Italian)
6181 Columbia Crossing Circle
Columbia, MD 21045
410-872-0626

Chipotle (Mexican)
6181 Old Dobbin Lane
Columbia, MD 21045
410-872-8688

Don Pablos (Mexican)
6191 Columbia Crossing Circle
Columbia, MD 21045
410-290-1618

La Madeleine (Bakery)
6211 Columbia Crossing Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 872-4900


10 Center Park Drive


Asean Bistro (Asian)
8775 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
410-772-5300

Bangkok Delight (Thai)
8825 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
410-730-0032

Strapazza (Italian)
8775 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
(410) 997-6144 

11 Inside Columbia Mall

-Auntie Anne’s Pretzels 410-730-8080
-Bistro Sensation 410-884-5120
-Boardwalk Fries 410-997-5209
-Bourbon St. Café 410-884-9920
-Chick-fil-a 410-730-9953 |
-Cinnabon 410-997-6911
-Great American cookies 410-997-4444
-Great Wraps 410-964-1122
-Mamma Ilardo’s Pizza 410-992-3888
-McDonald’s 410-715-7500
-Sarku Japan 410-884-2909
-Steak Escape 301-596-1400
-Subway 410-992-9100
-Taco Grande 410-997-2333
-Texas BBQ Factory 410-730-0412

12 Outside Columbia Mall

P.F. Chang's China Bistro (Chinese)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-730-5340

That’s Amore (Italian)
10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-772-5900

Champps (American)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
443-367-0333

Uno’s Chicago Grill (Pizza)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-964-9945


13 Clarksville Pike

El Azteca (Mexican)
12220 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-3001

Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins
12210 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(443) 535-0600

Luna C Grille (American)
6040 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-7900

McDonald's
6095 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-7950

Pizza Hut
12268 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-5239

Subway
6030 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-7982


14 Burtonsville

Domino's Pizza
15530 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 421-0112

Jerry's Subs & Pizza
15547 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 421-1984

McDonald's
15569 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 384-4630

Old Hickory Grill (American)
15420 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 421-0204

Pizza Boli's
13312 Old Columbia Park
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 384-8900

Subway
15500 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 476-7490


15 Laurel Main Street

Red Hot & Blue (American)
677 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 953-1943

McDonald's
535 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 776-8534



Driving Directions Back to top

APL is located on Johns Hopkins Road, approximately 1/2 mile west of U.S. Route 29.
There are several visitor entrances.

* Montpelier Rd.: Montpelier Research Park (APL offices), 0.4 miles from Rt. 29.
* Pond Rd.: Credit Union, Kossiakoff Center, and East Campus, 0.6 miles from Rt. 29.
* APL Drive: Main Laboratory Entrance, 0.8 miles from Rt. 29.
* Building 26 (Warfare Analysis Laboratory): Right turn onto Sanner Rd., second right
   entrance,West Campus
* Building 23 (Space Integration Test Facility): Right turn onto Sanner Rd., 0.8 miles
   from Johns Hopkins Road, right turn to building 23, North Campus

From Washington DC and the Capital Beltway (I-495):

* Take I-95 North toward Baltimore
* Go 8 miles and take MD Rt. 216 West (toward Scaggsville)
* Go 1.2 miles, turn right onto Leishear Rd.
* Go 0.8 miles, turn left onto Gorman Rd.
* Go 0.7 miles, cross traffic circle and bridge over U.S. Rt. 29
* Road name changes to Johns Hopkins Road
* APL is on the right about a 1/2 mile past Rt. 29

Or:

* From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take I-95 North toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 West)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 South)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

Or:

* From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take U.S. Rt. 29 North (Colesville Rd.) 10 miles and follow signs for the turn onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

* Take the George Washington Memorial Pkwy North
* Go 16 miles and take the Capital Beltway (I-495) East or North toward Baltimore
* Go 15 miles and take I-95 North toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 West)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 South)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Washington Dulles International Airport:

* Dulles Airport Access Road to the Capital Beltway (I-495) East or North toward Baltimore
* Go 18 miles and take I-95 North toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 West)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 South)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

Baltimore Area:

* Take I-95 South;
* From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) intersection
* Go 13 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 West)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 South)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport:

* Take I-195 to I-95 South
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 West)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 South)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center:

* Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) North approx. 10 miles
* Exit on Rt 32 West, approx. 5 miles
* Exit on Rt. 29 South
* Go 1.5 miles and bear right to Johns Hopkins Rd.



APL Campus Map Back to top
 

FOR DISABILITY ACCESS INFORMATION
Contact - Conference Facilities, 443-778-6540
e-mail:
conffac@aplmsg.jhuapl.edu