Washington, D.C. For Dummies

Washington, D.C. For Dummies

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From the White House to the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. is jam--packed with historic sites and great museums. Washington, D.C. for Dummies, 3e: Delivers the lowdown on the top attractions, restaurants, and hotels Covers the latest post--9/11 security measures and how they affect visitors Is updated with the city's latest attractions, including the World War II Memorial and the Smithsonian American Indian Musuem Includes itineraries for three--day visitors, government groupies, shoppers, and families with kids
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Product details

  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.4 x 25.4mm | 385.56g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0764576712
  • 9780764576713

About Tom Price

Tom Price has lived in and written about Washington for more than two decades. As a political journalist and a parent of a college-aged Washington native, Tom knows the ins and outs of both official Washington and the kid-friendly landscape. From 1982 through 1995, Tom was a correspondent in the Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau. Since then, he has been a freelance writer whose work has appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers and on Internet sites. He is the author of Washington, D.C. For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C., 5th Edition. With his wife, Susan Crites Price, Tom is coauthor of The Working Parents Help Book: Practical Advice for Dealing with the Day-to-Day Challenges of Kids and Careers, which won a Parents' Choice Award, was a Scholastic Book Club selection, and has been featured by "Today" and "Oprah." Previously, Tom, a Pittsburgh native, reported for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Introducing Washington, D.C. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Washington, D.C. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Washington, D.C. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go. Part II: Planning Your Trip to Washington, D.C. Chapter 4: Managing Your Money. Chapter 5: Getting to Washington, D.C. Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details. Part III: Settling into Washington, D.C. Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 9: Checking In at D.C.'s Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Washington, D.C. Part IV: Exploring Washington, D.C. Chapter 11: Discovering Washington, D.C.'s Best Attractions. Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores. Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Three Great Options. Chapter 14: Going Beyond Washington D.C.: Three Great Day Trips. Part V: Living It Up After Dark: D.C. Nightlife. Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene. Chapter 16: Bars, Stars, and Gee--Tars: D.C. at Night. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Top Ten D.C. Views. Chapter 18: If You Must Drive: Ten D.C. Roadside Attractions. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Index.
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