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Fodor's Washington, D.C. 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's Washington, D.C. 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Price: $13.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: This book identifies and explores in depth the top 25 sights in Washington, D.C. in a compact, pocket-sized guidebook that also covers other popular spots and major neighborhoods all over the city, including shops, entertainment options, restaurants, hotels, and useful details like helpful web sites and travel information to make your short trip to Washington, DC a great trip.

This guide is updated annually.

This travel guide includes:
A useful, weather-resistant pullout city map and a metro map for easy navigation
Full-color photos and full-size street maps of major neighborhoods.
Neighborhood walks that show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas
Essential info ? hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, and more
Popular day-trip destinations.
A two-day itinerary to explore the top attractions and what?s off the beaten path.
Many hotel, restaurant, and entertainment recommendations
Major sights covered include theArlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, National Air and Space Museum, National Archives, National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Zoological Park, Rock Creek Park, US Capitol, Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and White House.

With its full-color photography and top 25 to do lists, Fodor?s 25 Best books are the perfect companion for any traveler. A pull out map with major sights marked, is included.

About Fodor?s: Written by locals, Fodor?s travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.
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Frommer's EasyGuide to Washington, D.C. 2017 (Easy Guides)

Frommer's EasyGuide to Washington, D.C. 2017 (Easy Guides)

Author: Elise Hartman Ford
Price: $16.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Our carefully-revised and up-to-date Easy Guide to the nation's capital tells of recent additions to the city's attractions that make it more compelling than ever. The worth of this easy-to-carry, easy-to-consult, 320-page guidebook is shown by its standing as the fifth most popular of all the Frommer's travel guides, a testament to the skills of its author Elise Hartman Ford, who returns for this third edition and has written for the Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Ladies Home Journal and countless other publications.

This book contains:

- Dozens of maps, including a handy fold-out map of the city and its underground train system
to help you make the most efficient (and fun) use of your time in the Capitol
- Exact pricing and public transportation information for every listing in the book
- Opinionated reviews which tell you which attractions are worth your time, and which will only be of interest to some visitors
- Star ratings, that take value into account, and will help you find the right hotels, restaurants, nightspots and shops for you, in all price ranges
- Fun-to-follow, self-guided walking tours of DC?s most intriguing neighborhoods
-16-page photo guide with vibrant photographs, at the front of the book plus black and white photos throughout
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Lonely Planet Washington, DC (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Washington, DC (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman, Regis St Louis
Price: $19.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet 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. Spend hours under the spell of the Smithsonian Institution's many museums, see the monuments and memorials lit up at night, or shop along historic Georgetown's cobbled lanes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Washington, DC and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Washington, DC Travel Guide: Full-color 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, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, politics, arts, media, architecture, sports, cuisine, entertainment, and more. Free, convenient pull-out Washington, DC map (included in print version), plus over 35 color neighborhood maps Covers National Mall, Foggy Bottom, the White House, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Adams-Morgan, U Street, Columbia Heights, Southeast, Northeast, Northwest, Northern Virginia, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Washington, DC, our most comprehensive guide to Washington, DC is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Eastern USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. 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.[more]
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MICHELIN Guide Washington, DC 2017: Restaurants (Michelin Red Guide Washington, DC: Restaurants)

MICHELIN Guide Washington, DC 2017: Restaurants (Michelin Red Guide Washington, DC: Restaurants)

Price: $12.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: BRAND-NEW! The  underline;">MICHELIN Guide goes to Washington! The iconic red-covered restaurant guide, covering the renowned dining scene of the nation?s capital, helps both locals and visitors find great places to eat. All tastes and budgets are represented, with a great diversity of cuisines. Anonymous professional inspectors carefully select restaurants using Michelin?s famed food star-rating system. Lots of photos and great maps accompany the objective reviews. Everything in the guide is recommended, so diners can feel confident in their choices.[more]
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Secret Washington  D.C.

Secret Washington D.C.

Author: Sharon Pendana
Price: $19.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: A Darth Vader grotesque on a church, a giant chair, the longest escalator in the western hemisphere, a faithful replica of the Holy Land for those who cannot make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem, a fence forged from War of 1812 muskets, a yet uncracked cryptographic sculpture ?
Far from the crowds and the usual clichs, Washington D.C. is a reserve of well-concealed treasures only revealed to those who know how to wander off the beaten track, whether residents or visitors.
An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew Washington D.C. well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city.
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Frommer's Washington, D.C. day by day

Frommer's Washington, D.C. day by day

Author: Meredith Pratt
Price: $13.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: This is the fourth edition of our bestselling Frommer's Washington, D.C. day by day guidebook, and Meredith Pratt, a Washington, D.C. resident for over a decade, has been the author of the second, third, and now fourth such edition. Meredith is a much-published travel journalist, and has herself experienced (when she first arrived here) the challenge of making the most of the nation's vibrant capital.

The book contains:

- Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps
- Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Political Washington; Washington with Kids; Washington for Architecture Lovers; strolls through iconic neighborhoods like Adams Morgan, Georgetown, and the U Street Corridor; and more
- Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions that clue readers in on great finds and values
- Exact pricing so there?s never any guessing
- Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet and dozens of bulleted maps throughout to help guide you from place to place
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Kid's Guide to Washington, DC (Kid's Guides Series)

Kid's Guide to Washington, DC (Kid's Guides Series)

Author: Eileen Ogintz
Price: $12.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Before you plan your family?s next excursion in the nation?s capital, get some help from a travel professional? and your kids! The Kid?s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city.

The second edition of The Kid?s Guide to Washington, DC contains even more kid-friendly travel tips and games, including:

The best things to see in DC (according to local kids)A scavenger hunt at the National ZooHow to think like a secret agent at the International Spy MuseumNew attractions-- including the African American History MuseumMust-see monuments and memorialsLists of restaurants for the whole family to enjoyThe best souvenirs to remember your tripAnd much more!
Along the way, your kids will be engaged by reading and sharing fun DC facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained.
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National Geographic Walking Washington, D.C. (National Geographic Walking Washington, DC: The Best of the)

National Geographic Walking Washington, D.C. (National Geographic Walking Washington, DC: The Best of the)

Author: Barbara Noe Kennedy
Price: $14.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: See the best of Washington with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. More than just a guidebook, Walking Washington, D.C., is full of information about the city and its people.[more]
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Moon Virginia: Including Washington DC (Travel Guide)

Moon Virginia: Including Washington DC (Travel Guide)

Author: Michaela Riva Gaaserud
Price: $17.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Discover Virginia with Moon Travel Guides!

Journey through history with Moon Virginia, from bustling cities and small towns to colorful coastlines and misty mountains.

What you'll find in Moon Virginia:
Strategic itineraries for any budget and timeline, from two days in Washington DC to ten days exploring the whole stateDetailed maps and handy reference photos throughoutCurated advice for history buffs, foodies, outdoor adventurers, families, beach-goers, and moreMust-see attractions and off-beat ideas for making the most of your trip: Visit Revolutionary War battlefields and hear the stories behind Civil War landmarks, or immerse yourself in history in Colonial Williamsburg. Stroll the Virginia Beach boardwalk or ride the coasters at Busch Gardens. See world-class museums and monuments in the nation's capital, wander historic downtown Charlottesville, or visit the homes of former presidents like Jefferson and Washington. Hike sections of the Appalachian Trail, explore underground caves, or kayak on the Potomac River. Sample authentic Virginia ham, kick back at a local pub, and discover the best spots for a romantic getawayThe best road trips in Virginia, including the scenic Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge ParkwayHonest advice from local author Michaela Riva Gaaserud on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from campgrounds to historic innsRecommendations for families, LGBTQ+ visitors, seniors, international visitors, traveling with pets, and travelers with disabilitiesThorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, and historyWith Moon's local insight, diverse activities, and expert advice on the best of Virginia, you can plan your trip your way.

State-hopping? Try Moon Maryland. Headed to the Smokies? Check out Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Exploring more of the South? Try Moon North Carolina or Moon Charleston & Savannah.
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