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Inauguration Day 2013

Inauguration Day 2013

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration will be held in Washington DC on Monday, January 21, 2013. Specific plans for the Inauguration are determined just weeks before the event.
Inauguration Day Ceremony: January 21, 2013
After a morning worship service, the oath of office is traditionally administered on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC.
Those who come to witness the swearing-in ceremony will be able to watch and listen to the ceremony on large screens that will be set up along the National Mall. Tickets are not required.
Presidential Inauguration Parade: January 21, 2013
The parade is held immediately after the Inauguration Ceremony in Washington, D.C. Time and Attending Information to Be Announced. Tickets are not required.
Inauguration Travel Information and Tips
The best way to get to the inaugural events from around the region will be by Metro. However, it will be very crowded and there are likely to be long lines and delays. Arrive early and be patient. You should purchase your Metro fare in advance to save time. Commemorative Inauguration Metro passes are available here. Complete information on Metro services is available here.
NEW! Special Metro rider guide available here.
All parade and event attendees will be subject to a thorough security screening. Allow for additional time and be aware of prohibited items.
Transportation Packages: Barwood Taxi
Celebrate the 2013 Presidential Inauguration with our Inauguration Event Transportation Service. You may opt for Our Executive Coach, Washington Car & Driver or Executive Transportation Service. For more information on sedan rates, please call (301) 881-5565.
Option 1: Executive Coach/Washington Car & Driver:
We will happily provide dedicated transportation service for you and your friends in our luxury black car sedan for a flat rate of $80 per Hour/10 Hour minimum.
Allow our luxury sedan to pick you up at your home, business or airport, and transport you to Washington for your Inauguration festivities. From there the city is yours, you have a dedicated chauffer to take you sightseeing, to fine restaurants, back to your hotel and of course, the occasional Inaugural Ball. We’ll transport you throughout D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Option 2: Executive Transportation Service
Are all of the limousines and sedans booked solid for Inauguration 2013? No worries. Celebrate the 2013 Presidential Inauguration with our Inauguration Executive Taxi Service. For more information on Executive Taxi rates, please call 301-984-1888.
Have a beautiful Blue Barwood Executive Taxi at your disposal for a few days or a few hours; it’s up to you! Get all of the benefits of a sedan service at half the price. Our elite division of Executive Taxi drivers will meet you dressed to impress in a jacket and tie and will demonstrate exemplary customer service. All of our Executive Taxi drivers are veterans in the taxi business and know the Washington Metropolitan area well so they can help maneuver through the Inauguration traffic and any closed roads.
Our Inauguration Executive Taxi rates are $30 per hour/3 hour minimum.
All Executive Taxi trips must start OR end in Montgomery County, Maryland. For more information you may contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit www.barwoodinc.com.
Hotels in Montgomery County
Washington D.C. is easily accessible through the Metrorail system. Montgomery County has 13 Metro stops on the Red Line. Click here to plan your trip on Metro.
Below are a list of hotels and the corresponding Metro station:
Silver Spring Metro Station: Red Line
·         Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown: 3 blocks
·         DoubleTree Silver Spring: 0.5 miles
·         Hampton Inn/ Homewood Suites Silver Spring: 0.5 miles
·         Sheraton Silver Spring: 0.7 miles
·         Residence Inn Silver Spring North: 7.3 miles
·         Courtyard Silver Spring North: 11.8 miles, shuttle available

Friendship Heights Metro Station: Red Line
·         Courtyard Chevy Chase: 1.8 miles 
Bethesda Metro Station: Red Line
·         Hyatt Regency Bethesda: Metro on site downstairs
·         Bethesda Court Hotel: 2 blocks
·         American Inn of Bethesda: 5 blocks
·         DoubleTree Hotel Bethesda: 6 blocks
·         Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda: 2 blocks
·         Bethesda Marriott Hotel: 1.5 miles, shuttle available
Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station: Red Line
·         Bethesda Marriott Suites: 2.7 Miles, shuttle available

White Flint Metro Station: Red Line
·         Bethesda North Marriott: 1 block
·         Bolger Center: 5.3 miles
Twinbrook Metro Station: Red Line
·         Hilton Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Rockville: 1 block
·         Holiday Inn Express: 2 blocks, shuttle available
Rockville Metro Station: Red Line
·         Best Western PLUS Rockville Hotel & Suites: 2 miles, shuttle available
Shady Grove Metro Station: Red Line
·         Comfort Inn Shady Grove: 0.9 miles, shuttle available
·         Hyatt House: 1.2 miles, shuttle available
Sheraton Rockville: 1.3 miles, shuttle available
·         Quality Suites Rockville: 1.3 miles, shuttle available
·         Crowne Plaza / Sleep Inn Rockville: 2.3 miles, shuttle available
·         Courtyard by Marriott Rockville: 2.4 miles
·         Courtyard by Marriott Washingtonian Center: 3.2 miles
·         Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites Rockville: 3.3 miles, shuttle available
·         Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center: 3.5 miles, shuttle available
·         Residence Inn Gaithersburg: 3.5 miles, shuttle available
·         SpringHill Suites by Marriott: 3.5 miles
·         Hilton Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg: 3.7 miles, shuttle available
·         TownePlace Suites Gaithersburg: 3.8 miles
·         Wyndham Garden Hotel: 4.1 miles, shuttle available
·         Holiday Inn Gaithersburg: 4.1 miles, shuttle available
·         Extended Stay Deluxe Gaithersburg: 4.9 miles
·         Extended Stay America Gaithersburg: 4.9 miles
·         Hampton Inn Germantown: 8.9 miles, shuttle available
·         Homestead Suites: 9 miles
·         Fairfield Inn & Suites Germantown: 9.8 miles
·         Extended Stay America Germantown: 10.6 miles




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