Release on 2017-12-01 | by Lonely Planet,Karla Zimmerman
Author: Lonely Planet,Karla Zimmerman
Pubpsher: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Pocket Washington, DC is your passport to the most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, tour the White House and learn about the presidents who've lived there, be moved by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; all with your trusted travel companion.
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet’s Washington DC is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to feel the grand sweep of history; explore space, dinosaurs, art and the history of the nation in the Smithsonian museums; and grab a half-smoke at legendary Ben’s Chili Bowl. All with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Washington DC and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Washington DC: Full colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers National Mall, White House Area, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Southeast DC, Downtown, Penn Quarter, Dupont Circle, Kalorama, Adams Morgan, U Street, Columbia Heights, Upper Northwest DC, Northern Virginia The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Washington DC is our most comprehensive guide to Washington DC, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA for an in-depth look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveler's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day at the National Air & Space Museum, visit the Washington Monument in the afternoon and enjoy the Kennedy Center in the evening; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC Travel Guide: Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations Full color images of every sight and activity Essential need-to-know info about the city Free, convenient pull-out Washington, DC map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Washington, DC's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Washington, DC. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Under a new administration, all eyes will be on Washington, DC this winter. This new guide shows visitors the city behind the public facade, offering a range of accommodations from family-friendly motels and hostels to the infamous Watergate hotel. The guide includes special sections on architectural tours, black history and travelling with kids.
Two authors, 50 days of incity research, 15 detailed maps, innumerable half-smokes eaten. Dedicated Politics chapter reveals what makes the capital city tick. Expanded Eating chapter lets you taste everything from Chesapeake Bay crabs to Salvadoran pupusas. Toss a Frisbee in the shadows of the founding fathers on America's front lawn, view cutting-edge art in a former munitions factory, drink beers while practicing your putt in a bar that doubles as a minigolf course, chow down on curry served from a van full of would-be circus ringleaders...
50 of the Region's Best Trips! Whether you're a local looking for a long weekend escape, a visitor looking to explore or you simply need some ideas when family and friends come to visit, Lonely Planet's Trips series offers the bestitineraries - and makes it easy to plan the perfect trip time and again. Theme icons make finding the perfect trip simple - no matter what your interest. Easy-to-use maps for every trip, plus driving times and directions. Explore the region with tripsranging from two to 10 days, and day trips from New York City, Washington DC and Philadelphia. Local experts share their favorite trip ideas, including a sports journalist's baseball tour, a photographer's art tour and a music-inspired tour froma New York musician. Iconic Trips chapter covers must-do trips across the region, from Beach-Hopping the Mid-Atlantic to Upscale Appalachian Trail. Tune In on the road with our regional music playlists. Family-friendly and pet-friendly listingsthroughout. Green Index lists the region's most environmentally friendly options. Travel America with Lonely Planet. Since 1984 Lonely Planet USA has published over 100 guides to America, working with over 200 American travel writers. For this Tripsseries our authors drove more than 100,000 miles, visited 230 diners, stopped at 810 roadside attractions and rediscovered the country they love.