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Frommer's Washington,D.C. from $80 a Day, 11th Edition
     

Frommer's Washington,D.C. from $80 a Day, 11th Edition

by Elise H. Ford
 

Frommer's is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who've outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs,

Overview

Frommer's is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who've outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You'll find a bargain-hunter's shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).

Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer's $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of color maps and exact prices for every single expense, so you can accurately plan each day's budget. Frommer's knows that affordable travel doesn't have to mean making sacrifices. It's about having fun and getting a great deal!

Let Frommer's show you how to experience the best of the nation's capital while keeping your budget balanced with Frommer's Washington, D.C., from $70 a Day. Meticulously researched by our expert author, a longtime resident, it's packed with tips that will help you save money and have you navigating the city like a pro in no time.

You'll rely on our candid, in-depth reviews of inviting and affordable places to stay, from spacious family suites to quaint B&Bs. We've got cheap eats galore, from fabulous ethnic restaurants and neighborhood bistros to good-value choices near all the major sights.

Frommer's will show you how to explore the halls of power and watch your government at work. We'll take you to all the monuments and memorials, historic sites, and world-class museums, and we'll show you great things to do for free (or almost), including outdoor concerts, discounts on theater tickets, spectacular parks and gardens, and much more. We'll help you keep the kids entertained, take you on memorable side trips to side trips to Mount Vernon and Alexandria, and show you how to save money on everything from airfares to riding the Metro. You'll even get a free color fold-out map!

Editorial Reviews

bn.com editor
This series was Frommer's first and it remains a terrific resource for budget vacationers who still want to travel in comfort and style. It is filled with great values on food and accommodations, offering top-notch moneysaving advice plus comprehensive information on sightseeing, shopping, nightlife, and outdoor activities. This series is perfect for smart travelers who want to get the most for their money.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764565144
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/29/2001
Series:
Frommer's Dollar-a-Day Guides Series
Edition description:
11TH BK&MP
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.80(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 to Washingtonian and other magazines. In addition to this guide, she is the author of Frommer's Washington, D.C.; Frommer's Memorable Walks in Washington, D.C.; and two books about places to 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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