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Frommer's Portable Washington, D.C. (Frommer's Portable Washington, D.C.)

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Publisher Comments:

Put the Best of Washington, D.C. in Your Pocket
  • Insider tips on Washington, D.C.'s finest attractions plus information about the city's best restaurants.

  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

Synopsis:

Put the Best of Washington, D.C. in Your Pocket

  • Insider tips on Washington, D.C.'s finest attractions plus information about the city's best restaurants.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.
  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

Synopsis:

In the first half of 2005, hotel occupancy in D.C. reached its highest levels since 1998--76.4 percent. Numerous free national museums make it a great travel destination.

About the Author

Elise Hartman Ford has been a freelance writer in the Washington, D.C., area since 1985. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Washingtonian magazine, the London-based Bradman’s North America Guide, The Essential Guide to Business Travel, Ladies’ Home Journal, and other national, regional, and trade publications. In addition to this guide, she is the author of Frommer’s Washington, D.C., from $80 a Day, Frommer’s Memorable Walks in Washington, D.C., and Unique Meeting, Wedding, and Party Places in Greater Washington.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1 Planning Your Trip to Washington, D.C.

1 Visitor Information.

2 When to Go.

Destination Washington, D.C.: Pre-Departure Checklist.

Washington, D.C., Calendar of Events.

3 Specialized Travel Resources.

4 The 21st-Century Traveler.

5 Getting There.

2 Getting to Know Washington, D.C.

1 Orientation.

The Neighborhoods in Brief.

2 Getting Around.

Fast Facts: Washington, D.C.

3 Where to Stay.

1 Capitol Hill/The Mall.

2 Penn Quarter.

Family-Friendly Hotels.

3 Midtown.

4 Adams-Morgan.

5 Dupont Circle.

6 Foggy Bottom/West End.

7 Georgetown.

8 Woodley Park.

4 Where to Dine.

1 Capitol Hill.

Dining at Sightseeing Attractions.

2 Downtown, Penn Quarter.

3 Midtown.

4 U Street Corridor.

5 Adams-Morgan.

6 Dupont Circle.

7 Foggy Bottom/West End.

8 Georgetown.

9 Cleveland Park.

5 Exploring Washington, D.C.

1 The Three Houses of Government.

2 The Major Memorials.

3 The Smithsonian Museums.

4 Elsewhere on the Mall.

5 Other Government Agencies.

6 More Museums.

7 Other Attractions.

8 Parks & Gardens.

9 Organized Tours.

6 Shopping.

Emergency Shopping.

7 Washington, D.C., After Dark.

1 The Performing Arts.

2 Nightclubs.

Late-Night Bites.

3 Bars & Lounges.

Electric Avenues for Live Music Lovers.

Index.

General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470038505
Publisher:
Frommers
Subject:
United States - South - South Atlantic (General)
Author:
Ford, Elise Hartman
Author:
Ford, Elise H.
Subject:
United States - South Atlantic - D.C.
Subject:
Washington, d. c.
Subject:
United States / South / South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)
Subject:
DC
Subject:
Frommers Washington
Subject:
Frommer
Subject:
#8217;s Portable Washington
Subject:
Frommers Portable Washington
Subject:
Fromer
Subject:
Fromers Portable Washington
Subject:
luxury hotels in Washington
Subject:
Washington
Subject:
D.C. hotels
Subject:
hotels in Washington
Subject:
family-friendly hotels in Washington
Subject:
accommodations in Washington
Subject:
dining in Washington
Subject:
restaurants in Washington
Subject:
museums in Washington
Subject:
nightlife in Washington
Subject:
shopping in Washington
Subject:
D.C. neighborhoods
Subject:
exploring Washington
Subject:
attractions in Washington
Subject:
D.C. attractions
Subject:
D.C. landmarks
Subject:
entertainment in Washington
Subject:
sightseeing in Washington
Subject:
#8217;s neighborhoods
Subject:
getting around in Washington
Subject:
D.C. Calendar of Events
Subject:
events in Washington
Subject:
Capitol Hill
Subject:
Penn Quarter
Subject:
Midtown
Subject:
Adams Morgan
Subject:
Dupont Circle
Subject:
Foggy Bottom
Subject:
Georgetown
Subject:
Woodley Park
Subject:
memorials in Washington
Subject:
Smithsonian Museums
Subject:
Washington D.C. parks
Subject:
Washington D.C. gardens
Subject:
nightclubs in Washington
Subject:
bars in Washington
Subject:
Cleveland Park
Subject:
United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
Subject:
Travel: United States / Washington D.C.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Series:
Frommer's Portable Washington, D.C.
Series Volume:
216
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
7.40x4.30x.42 in. .29 lbs.

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Product details 180 pages Frommer's - English 9780470038505 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Put the Best of Washington, D.C. in Your Pocket

  • Insider tips on Washington, D.C.'s finest attractions plus information about the city's best restaurants.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.
  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

"Synopsis" by , In the first half of 2005, hotel occupancy in D.C. reached its highest levels since 1998--76.4 percent. Numerous free national museums make it a great travel destination.
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