Lanham is an area located to the east of College Park's downtown.
College Park is known for its visitor attractions, such as the United States Capitol, the Ford's Theater and the Washington Monument.
Goddard Visitor Center is where you'll be able to pick up maps of the area, pamphlets, and other free tourist information. If you don't feel like wasting time traveling there, stay close by at the Red Roof Inn Washington DC - Lanham. The first stop on your vacation should be NASA Visitor Center. Here, you'll be able to pick up some tourist information and orientate yourself before you set out exploring. If you book a room nearby at the Red Roof Inn Washington DC - Lanham, you can relax and treat yourself to a few extra minutes in bed without giving up quality time at this attraction.
One of Lanham's more economical accommodation options is the Days Inn Lanham Washington DC.
Follow the sweet smell of freshly brewed coffee to Muffin Man Caribbean Cafe, a well-known Lanham diner where you can enjoy a revitalizing break. For something a little more substantial, pull up a chair and order a meal at Johnny's Carry Out. There's no greater way to finish off a day than with a relaxing drink at Big Daddy Bar & Grill.
Take a look at our College Park hotels page for great places to stay in Lanham and beyond. If you want to be inspired about things to see and do there, be sure to read our College Park vacation travel guide.