Frommer's Easyguide to Washington, D.C. (Paperback)
Washington, DC can be an overwhelming destination for visitors. With so many museums, so many historic sights, so many working government buildings to see―not to mention its scintillating foodie and nightlife scenes―just coming up with a plan can be stressful.
That's where Frommer's comes in. We've hired local journalist Meredith Pratt to supply the advice and details you need to create the right vacation for you. These include strategies for seeing the iconic sights without fighting the crowds; places that only locals know about; and smart itineraries so you can make the most of your time in the city.
Frommer's EasyGuide to Washington, D.C. includes:
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, so there's never any guessing
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
About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
About the Author
Meredith Pratt is an avid traveler, writer, art lover and a Washingtonian for more than 15 years. During that time she has seen the capital change from a stodgy political town to a more vibrant, contemporary city with rich cultural hot spots. Her work has profiled international travel locales, high-powered personalities and top D.C. destinations. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. Meredith previously authored several Frommer's Washington, D.C. Day by Day guidebooks. Her writing has also appeared in USA Today, Executive Travel, Baltimore Magazine, WebMD, the Magazine, Washington Flyer and many other publications. She and her husband share their home just outside of D.C., with two adventurous little girls, two lazy dogs and a tiny kitten.