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Where to Store Luggage at the White House

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This post provides several options for luggage storage around the White House in Washington, DC including an option that will pick up and deliver your luggage to you.

 

 


WHERE TO STORE LUGGAGE AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Visiting the White House is an incredibly special thing to do while in Washington DC.

Unfortunately, the list of prohibited items is long, so be sure to check it before you arrive for your tour. Also note, all bags are prohibited from being brought into the White House.

There are no luggage or bag storage facilities available in the White House or at the White House Visitor Center. Luckily, there are a few options below for where to store your things. 


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Luggage Storage in DC (AirBnb Method)

A few companies have created apps that let you find convenient locations to store your bags, such as souvenir and gift shops or convenience stores.

These locations generally open early and close late and have the capacity and the security to hold and secure your luggage. 

Vertoe

Vertoe is America’s largest on-demand short term storage provider with a presence in over 20 major cities with 300+ locations in the US.

They have over 25 locations in Washington DC covering the entire city and they are adding locations very rapidly. Many of their locations are open 24/7.

Vertoe’s rates are among the cheapest in Washington DC. Bags cost $5.95/day (online price). See their pricing page for more information.  

Plus, you get 5% off when using promo code vertoeshare.

 

Where to Store Your Bags in Washington DC

 

They offer a very generous $5000 in insurance and provide complimentary tamper proof security seals at their locations.

You can book in advance and cancel anytime for a full refund anytime. Click here to find Vertoe locations.

Plus, you get 5% off when using promo code vertoeshare.

Vertoe gets great reviews on Google and Yelp, having won the “People love us on Yelp Award” for 2017.  We also like how Vertoe users get to rate and review each of their locations, reviews that you could read before checking your bags. 

They offer 24/7 customer support.

 


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StoreMe

StoreMe is Washington DC's first and leading on-demand mobile app luggage storage service with 20+ strategic Host locations across the city and growing.

You can find StoreMe's Host network of 110+ locations in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC along the Amtrak line.

It's a great service for travelers on the go looking for short-term storage so they can enjoy the more important things on their trip like sightseeing.

For more on how StoreMe works, check out the video below or website here.

 

 

With StoreMe's mobile app, featured in Apple's App Store or Google Play, you can discover convenient, vetted and rated locations by taking a picture of what you plan to store and reserving space by the hour or day with a few easy clicks. 

Prices are affordable with the first 30 minutes free on every reservation and small (backpack or bag) and large (carry-on or checked luggage) storage items starting at $2.00 and $3.00 for the first hour with each additional at $1.00 and $2.00, respectively. 

Apply the promo code "dctours" to get $5.00 off your first reservation. All reservations are insured up to $3,000 with 24/7 support at 917-746-9240, if you have any questions.

Next time you are in Washington DC, StoreMe your stuff away with us!

 


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THINGS TO DO AROUND THE WHITE HOUSE

If you are looking to store your luggage because of an early checkout or a late arrival, then you just might have some time on your hand. Let us help you come up with some ideas for things to do in DC.

Why not join one of our daily, pay-what-you-wish walking tours?

We offer many guided tours each day, including our National Mall tour which starts just south of the White House or if you're visiting in the evening, try our White House at Night Scandals tour.

 

Free Tours of Washington, DC

 

We also offer a dozen GPS-enabled, guided audio tours that you can use anytime you wish with a smartphone.

We also have several useful articles with tips on visiting DC

If you are just arriving in DC for the first time, then you might consider a hop-on-hop-off bus ticket. Most companies offer 24-hour tickets.

Best Washington DC Tourist Pass

Most are included for free or at a discount on tourist discount passes. If you are considering even two paid attractions or tours in DC, then a tourist discount pass might make sense for you.

About The Author

Canden Arciniega

Canden is a historian and tour guide in Washington DC with 4 published books about the city. She has written for HuffPost Travel and has been featured in the Washington Post, WTOP, and numerous other DC papers. She's also been interviewed by the BBC, NPR, Travel Channel and Discovery Family Channel. Canden is the producer of our podcast, Tour Guide Tell All With a M.A. in History from University College London and a B.A. in History from Elon University, she is an authority on D.C. history, and has led tours in the city for over 10 years. She currently resides in DC, but has also lived in London and South Korea, and has travelled to 28 countries. Her two children (both under the age of 4) have their passports and own frequent flier accounts.
Updated: September 24th, 2021
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