Let DC Bike Ride be the start of a DC getaway you won’t forget! The perfect way for out-of-towners to see the city, stress-free, and car-free as you navigate past iconic landmarks, soak in the lively entertainment, and celebrate with our community of riders.

Turn your ride into a weekend escape and experience even more of what our great city has to offer! And, to make it even easier, we’ve got exclusive travel partners, local tips, and insider recommendations to streamline your planning. See you at the starting line on September 7th – get ready to unlock a weekend of unforgettable experiences!

Get Your Ride Pass
Ride the Rails with Amtrak

Travel aboard Amtrak to Washington Union Station, the gateway to the heart of DC. As our official transportation partner, you can even score exclusive savings on your trip!

Get info on riding Amtrak with your bike here. Or, pack light and take advantage of our convenient Rent & Ride Pass and a bike will be waiting for you by the start line!

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Stay with our Official Hotel Partner

The Madison Hotel by Marriott is a great option for riders, offering everything you need – the convenience of being a short distance from the Start Line and the comfort of incredible rooms and amenities. Reserve your room at a discounted rate right now through the booking page now and enjoy a special rate offered to our riders.

The Hotel offers valet parking with 24-hour access to the vehicle as well as bike parking available in the garage. Or you can upgrade to a Rent & Ride pass, and we will have bike and helmet rentals ready for you on the Ride day. 

The Madison Hotel
1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

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Grab a Bite to Eat

DC has no shortage of amazing restaurants to try on your visit! While we can’t list every amazing spot, we’ve curated a selection of highly-rated dinner restaurants close to our hotel partner, offering a taste of the city’s unique flavors at every price point.

Eateries Nearby




And, be sure to start Ride Day off right and fuel up with a beverage and quick bite to eat beforehand! Here are a few spots open bright and early by our Start Line to get you to our ride on time!  

Parking on Ride Day

The Start Line is located at Constitution Ave NW & 12th St NW and the Finish Line is located at Pennsylvania Ave NW & 6th St NW. Each of these areas are just a half-mile apart, so you can choose to park closer to either, or between them. 

Explore our parking recommendation map to choose from any one of the parking options available in these areas.  

DC Bike Ride Spot Hero Parking Map
Save up to 50% on parking with SpotHero!

You can also book convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero. Our parking reservation partner offers an easy-to-book process via SpotHero app, with ample parking spaces and garages around the Start and Finish Line areas.