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Walter E. Washington Convention Center Luggage Storage Guide 2022

Posted July 1, 2022

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?" Perhaps you just arrived in Washington D.C. and need a place to store your bags near Walter E. Washington Convention Center before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Eden Center, Towne Centre at Laurel, or Rio Entertainment Center and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center area at National Mall or Tidal Basin and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center!

Luggage storage nearby Walter E. Washington Convention Center with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Washington D.C. with multiple locations near Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center area start at just $5.90 per 24h/bag.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Shotted Specialty Coffee, Mom & Pop, and Paris Baguette. You can also go for a hike around Great Falls Park, Sligo Creek Stream Valley Trail, and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Old Ebbitt Grill, The Hamilton, and Half Street Fairgrounds.

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How do I store luggage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Walter E. Washington Convention Center really easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Washington D.C. without your things!

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About Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is not just a place for meetings and events, it is an architectural beauty. Located on Mount Vernon Place Northwest, the 703,000 square-foot building won an award in 2006 from the American Institute of Architects for its beauty and modern features. Thespace boasts several exhibit halls, banquet rooms, and even a ballroom that has 52,000 square feet. The main focal point is the grand lobby with granite floors, towering glass walls, and a huge staircase.

The building was built in 1874 and was the first convention center in DC. Besides hosting events, the center also has over 130 works of art by more than 90 artists. In fact, it is the largest public art collection in the city that is not in a museum. Some of the most popular events held in the convention center include the 65th annual Radio and Television Dinner with former President Barack Obama in 2009, the 57th annual Presidential Inauguration Ball with the Obamas and Bidens in attendance, and the largest science festival in the world in 2014 with 350,000 guests.

Outside the center, you can visit the Carnegie Library, the Kennedy Recreation Center, or any of the other attractions nearby. There are literally dozens of parks to explore, malls to peruse, and eateries to enjoy. For a bit of culture, you can visit one of the museums or monuments around the city. And don’t leave DC without at least seeing the White House. 

Fun Fact: The center is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest dinner with 16,206 people who attended. This was the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Boule Dinner in 2009. 

Things to do Near Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Nobody gets bored in Washington DC, so while you are at the convention center, get out and see the city. Even if you are not a history buff, some of the places you can find will astound you. These are some of our faves.

  • Check out the President’s Park on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House

  • Get a guided tour of the White House

  • Educate yourself at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Constitution Avenue Northwest

  • Walk around the Tidal Basin to see the presidential memorials along the banks

  • Take some selfies at the Smithsonian Castle on Jefferson Drive Southwest

  • Get some spiritual guidance at the Museum of the Bible on 4th Street

  • Visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum on F Street Northwest

  • Watch a movie, have a meal, and do some shopping at Gallery Place on H Street Northwest

Transit Options Near Walter E. Washington Convention Center

  • Metro Yellow or Green Line

  • Amtrak

  • Taxicabs

  • Ridesharing apps

Luggage Storage Near Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Being frequent travelers, we at Bounce knew it would be good to have a place for visitors to stash their bags while they see the city. We have convenient and secure locations worldwide where you can drop off your things while you explore. Even locals will benefit from our service. Let Bounce take care of your bags and parcels whenever you want to lighten your load. 

Luggage Storage Options Near Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Museums and many other attractions do not allow you to bring in large bags or luggage. Find one of our nearest Bounce partners so you won't be fussing with clunky bags. Our affiliates are all vetted and  up to $10,000 BounceShield™ Protection included with every booking. All you need to do is download our Bounce app and book your bags before dropping them off. 

Luggage Storage Near Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

Learn more about animals and biology at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute. It is on Connecticut Avenue Northwest, about 15 minutes from the convention center. With over 200 species to see, you can spend all day visiting the thousands of critters at the zoo. Some of the most unique and popular include the gorgeous clouded leopards, the majestic emperor tamarins, and the adorable fennec foxes. The zoo is separated into three sections. The upper portion has the Asian Trail with giant pandas and cheetahs, while the valley has the American Trail that includes elephants, bears, and a farm. The lower section features great cats, apes, and Bennett’s wallabies. Stop in at one of the eateries around the zoo like the Panda Overlook Café or the Mane Grill. Don’t bring your luggage, though. Drop it off at one of our Bounce locations on your way. 

Luggage Storage Near United States National Arboretum

History is everywhere at the United States National Arboretum on New York Avenue Northeast, just under 20 minutes from the convention center. Established in 1927, it features 446 acres of flora, a museum, and the historic capitol columns. If you like bonsai trees, the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is for you. Here you can see a thousand years of bonsai trees and penjing gardens. The natural sculptures are a fascinating and calming sight to behold. Get some selfies in front of the 22 Corinthian columns dating back to 1828. They were initially made to hold the dome of the Capitol, but builders soon discovered that the columns were not made to support it. The columns have stood empty all these years, but they are still beautiful. Don’t leave your camera in your bag when you drop it at one of our Bounce partners. You are going to want some pics to share and remember. 

Luggage Storage Near Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park on 15th Street Northwest is only about 20 minutes from the convention center and is packed full of things to see and do. The national park boasts over 1,750 acres of natural space to enjoy. Named in 1890, it is just the third national park in the world. The planetarium has views of the planets and skies you have never imagined. The nature center will entertain you as well as educate you about flora and fauna of the Washington area. If you want to take a hike, the park features more than 32 miles of paths and trails to explore. You can see Civil War forts, colonial houses, and working mills along some of these trails. You can even rent a boat from Thompson Boat Center or Key Bridge Boat House. Take your luggage over to one of our nearby Bounce locations for safekeeping before you go. 

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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    The price for luggage storage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    There are multiple locations in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), New Carrollton Amtrak Station, and Shady Grove Metro Station and all over Washington D.C..

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

  • Are there storage lockers near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Walter E. Washington Convention Center and in the broader Washington D.C. area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    Popular metro stations like Metro Center Metro Station, Pentagon Metro Station, or McPherson Square Metro Station can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Washington D.C. near Walter E. Washington Convention Center, you may be close to some bus stations: Park Bethesda Shuttle Stop, WMATA Bus Stop, or Pentagon Bus Stop L9. If traveling by train, Anacostia Metro Station, VRE Station L'Enfant, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station are nearest to Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Walter E. Washington Convention Center are CityCenterDC, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, and JW Marriott Washington, DC. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Walter E. Washington Convention Center are GlowHouse, U Street Hostel, and Duo Nomad.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Walter E. Washington Convention Center are McDonald's, Chick-Fil-A, and Amazing Muncheez.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    Check out the nearby West Potomac Park, Georgetown Waterfront Park, and Rock Creek Park.

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