Aspen Wye River Directions

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From Baltimore, MD From Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia and New York City
From Washington, DC From Norfolk and Tidewater VA
Baltimore/Washington International Airport Reagan National Airport

From Baltimore, MD

Take Interstate 97 South to Annapolis, then US Route 50 East and follow signs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and stay on Route 50 East for approximately 12 miles. Turn right at the blinking light 1/2 mile after milepost 49, at Carmichael Road to the Intersection with Cheston Lane. To reach the Aspen Institute Administrative Offices, the Houghton House, or the River House, proceed straight ahead. To reach Wye Woods, turn right onto Cheston Lane.

From Washington, DC

Follow US Route 50 East to Annapolis MD and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and stay on Route 50 East for approximately 12 miles. Turn right at the blinking light 1/2 mile after milepost 49, at Carmichael Road to the Intersection with Cheston Lane. To reach the Aspen Institute Administrative Offices, the Houghton House, or the River House, proceed straight ahead. To reach Wye Woods, turn right onto Cheston Lane.

From Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia and New York City

At the west end of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, near Wilmington, DE, follow Interstate 95 to Route 896 South (Exit 1). Route 896 runs into US Route 301 South. Continue about 65 miles to the Maryland Route 213 intersection in Queen Anne's County. Turn left on Route 213 and proceed to the traffic light at US Route 50. Turn right on US Route 50. Turn left at the blinking light 1/2 mile after milepost 50 at Carmichael Road and sign marked Aspen Institute. Proceed about three miles on Carmichael Road to the intersection with Cheston Lane. To reach the Aspen Institute Administrative Offices, the Houghton House, or the River House, proceed straight ahead. To reach Wye Woods, turn right onto Cheston Lane.

From Norfolk and Tidewater VA

Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and follow US Route 13 North to Salisbury, MD. In Salisbury, take US Route 50 West (left) and proceed approximately 64 miles, passing through Cambridge and Easton, MD. Continue on Route 50 and watch for milepost 50. Turn left at the blinking light 1/2 mile after milepost 50 at Carmichael Road and sign marked Aspen Institute. Proceed about three miles on Carmichael Road to the intersection with Cheston Lane. To reach the Aspen Institute Administrative Offices, the Houghton House, or the River House, proceed straight ahead. To reach Wye Woods, turn right onto Cheston Lane.

Driving from Nearby Airports

Baltimore/Washington International Airport

On leaving airport, follow sign marked Eastern Shore and Bay Bridge. To get to US Route 50 East, follow signs marked Bay Bridge.

Reagan National Airport

On leaving airport, follow US Route 1 through Alexandria, VA to Interstate 95 North. Follow Interstate 95 North to US Route 50 East.