Lonely Planet Pocket Washington, DC (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman

Lonely Planet: The world's prime shuttle consultant publisher

Lonely Planet's Pocket Washington, DC is your passport to the main proper, updated suggestion on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. Climb the stairs of Abraham Lincoln's dramatic Doric-columned memorial, journey the long-lasting domestic of the united states President, or wander cobblestoned neighborhoods and jazzy bohemian quarters; all along with your relied on commute better half. Get to the guts of the simplest of Washington, DC and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Washington, DC:

  • Full-color maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider information to store money and time and get round like a neighborhood, averting crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, cell numbers, web pages, transit assistance, costs
  • Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks omit
  • Free, handy pull-out Washington, DC map (included in print version), plus over 14 colour local maps
  • User-friendly layout with precious icons, and arranged via local that will help you choose the simplest spots to spend it slow
  • Covers nationwide Mall, White condo quarter, Foggy backside, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Downtown, Penn sector, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and extra

The ideal Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Washington, DC, a colourful, easy-to-use, and convenient consultant that actually suits on your pocket, offers on-the-go tips for these looking in basic terms the can't-miss reviews to maximise a short journey event.

  • Looking for a complete consultant that recommends either well known and offbeat reviews, and largely covers all of Washington, DC's neighborhoods? try out Lonely Planet's Washington, DC guide.
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Authors: Written and researched through Lonely Planet and Karla Zimmerman.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime trip media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a devoted tourist group. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally allows curious tourists to get off overwhelmed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations during which they locate themselves.

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