Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington DC, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756695538
  • ISBN-13: 9780756695538
  • DDC: 917.5304
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Do you want to know about Washington DC's monuments, festivals, museums, history and shopping? Well, look no further - the Eyewitness Travel Guide to Washington DC has all of this information about the city and more! This guide is packed with illustrations and photographs to help you navigate around the District. The floor plans of all major sites and the 3-D aerial views of Washington's most interesting districts allow you to feel practiced in the art of tourism. There are also three specially devised walking tours that will point out all of the intriguing things to do around town. Make yourself feel at home with DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide to Washington DC. Annually revised and updated with beautiful new full-color photos, illustrations, this guide includes information on local customs, currency, medical services, and transportation. Consistently chosen over the competition in national consumer market research. The best keeps getting better!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Washington, DC.
2: Four Great Days in Washington, DC.
3: Putting Washington, DC on the Map.
4: Greater Washington, DC.
5: The History of Washington, DC.
6: The American Presidents.
7: How the Federal Government Works.
8: Washington, DC at a Glance.
9: Museums and Galleries in Washington, DC.
10: Monuments and Memorials in Washington, DC.
11: Washington, DC through the Year.
12: Washington, DC Area by Area.
13: Capitol Hill.
14: The Mall.
15: Penn Quarter.
16: The White House and Foggy Bottom.
17: Georgetown.
18: Farther Afield.
19: Three Guided Walks.
20: A Walk Around Embassy Row.
21: A 90-Minute Walk in Georgetown.
22: A 90-Minute Walk in Alexandria.
23: Excursions Beyond Washington, DC.
24: Beyond Washington, DC.
25: Exploring Beyond Washington, DC.
26: Travelers’ Needs.
27: Where to Stay.
28: Choosing a Hotel.
29: Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars.
30: What to Eat in Washington, DC.
31: Choosing a Restaurant.
32: Shopping in Washington, DC.
33: Entertainment in Washington, DC.
34: Cultural Events.
35: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
36: Children’s Washington, DC.
37: Survival Guide.
38: Practical Information.
39: Personal Security and Health.
40: Banking and Currency.
41: Communications and Media.
42: Travel Information.
43: Getting Around Washington, DC.
44: Exploring Beyond Washington, DC.
45: Street Finder Index.
General Index.