Frommer's Memorable Walks In Washington, DC, (1999)

Frommer's Memorable Walks In Washington, DC, (1999)

by Elise H. Ford, Rena Bulkin, Arthur Frommer
     
 

10 Great Walking Tours Through the City's Most. Colorful Neighborhoods Follow Frommer's for an up-close and personal look at the nation's capital. Discover the monumental architecture, historic homes, magnificent museums, and natural beauty that make a visit to Washington a one-of-a-kind adventure. Among the highlights:

  • The places where the
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10 Great Walking Tours Through the City's Most. Colorful Neighborhoods Follow Frommer's for an up-close and personal look at the nation's capital. Discover the monumental architecture, historic homes, magnificent museums, and natural beauty that make a visit to Washington a one-of-a-kind adventure. Among the highlights:

  • The places where the nation's heroes and history were made, from the summit of Capital Hill to the narrow streets of pre-Revolutionary Georgetown
  • Scandal sites—with the inside scoop on Washington's back rooms, dirty deeds, and not-so-well-kept secrets of passion and political intrigue
  • Embassy Row's majestic mansions, homes away from home for more than 150 world governments
  • The best of the Mall—from the National Air and Space Museum's Skylab to the Hirshhorn's Sculpture Garden
  • The cobblestone streets of Old Town Alexandria, where George Washington and Robert E. Lee once tread
With easy-to-use directions and maps—and the best places to take a break along the way It's a Whole New World with Frommer's. Formerly Frommer's Walking Tours: Washington, D.C. Find us online at www.frommers.com

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028627922
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/26/1999
Series:
Frommer's Memorable Walks Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.86(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Elise Hartman Ford has been a freelance writer in the Washington, D.C., area since 1985. She contributes regularly to such newspapers as the Washington Post, and the Washingtonian and other magazines. In addition to this guide, she is the author of two books about places for rent for special events and meetings: Unique Meeting, Wedding and Party Places in Greater Washington, now in its fourth edition, and Unique Meeting Places in Greater Baltimore.

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