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The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C.
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Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as "USA Today" and "Operations Research Forum," The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. is the insider's guide to Washington at its best with more than 75 restaurants reviewed and hotels reviewed and ranked for value and quality-plus secrets for getting the lowest rates. With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of travel by unambiguously rating and ranking everything from hotels, restaurants, and attractions to rental car companies. With an Unofficial Guide, you know what's available in every category, from the best to the worst and step-by-step detailed plans allow the reader to make the most of their time in Washington, D.C.
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Table of Contents

Introduction Welcome to Washington About This Guide Part One: Planning Your Visit to Washington When to Go Gathering Information Where to Stay What to Pack Traveling with Children (and perhaps Grandparents) Tips for International Travelers Travelers with Special Needs Picking a Flight Plan (or Not) Part Two: Accommodations Deciding Where to Stay Getting a Good Deal on a Room Tips for Business Travelers Accommodations: Rated and Ranked Part Three: Visiting Washington on Business Not All Visitors Are Headed for the Mall The Washington COnvention Center Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center Part Four: Getting In and Getting Around Coming into the City Getting Around Washington Taking the Metro: Just Do It Taxis Things the Natives Already Know How to Avoid Crime and Keep Safe Part Five: Sightseeing Tips, Tours, and Attractions So Much to See, So Little Time Happy Hours (The Sightseeing Kind) Sign Up for a Group Tour of Fly Solo? Taking an Orientation Tour The Best Inside Tours in Town First-Timers' Tips and FAQs Washington's Attractions Maryland Suburbs Virginia Suburbs Excursions beyond the Beltway Part Six: Dining and Restaurants The Washington Cuisine Scene The Restaurants Bubbling Under the Hot 100 The Best... Restaurant Profiles Part Seven: Shopping in Washington Mall Shopping Museum Shops Great Neighborhoods for Window-Shopping Specialty Shopping Part Eight: Entertainment and Nightlife Washington Nightlife: More Than Lit-up Monuments Profiles of Clubs and Nightspots Part Nine: Exercise and Recreation Working a Workout into Your Visit The Basic Drills Recreational Sports Spectator Sports

About the Author

Eve Zibart is the author of several books in the Unofficial Guides series. A contributor to Washingtonian and other magazines, she lives in Washington, D.C. Bob Sehlinger, a Lowell Thomas Award--winning journalist, lives in Birmingham, AL.

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" The author, Eve Zibart, grabbed my attention from the first page of the preface." - Chris Christensen, Amateur Traveler "This is a very informative and well laid out guide book and because it is quick to read and light to carry, it is indispensable for anyone visiting Washington, D.C." - David H. Traveling Tales

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