By Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman

Lonely Planet: The world's top shuttle consultant publisher

Lonely Planet's Pocket Washington, DC is your passport to the main suitable, up to date 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, travel the long-lasting domestic of the U.S. President, or wander cobblestoned neighborhoods and jazzy bohemian quarters; all along with your depended on go back and forth significant other. Get to the center of the simplest of Washington, DC and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Washington, DC:

  • Full-color maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey for your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider advice to store money and time and get round like a neighborhood, heading off crowds and hassle spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobilephone numbers, web content, transit advice, costs
  • Honest stories for all budgets - consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, buying, hidden gemstones that the majority 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 by way of local that will help you choose the simplest spots to spend some time
  • Covers nationwide Mall, White residence sector, Foggy backside, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Downtown, Penn region, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and extra

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

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Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet and Karla Zimmerman.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's top shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed traveller 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 areas within which they locate themselves.

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