"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, and history."National Geographic TravelerExplorer's Guide Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia: Rather than another encyclopedic laundry list of everything in the nation's capital, this book delves into the elements that make Washington, D.C. and the Virginia suburbs of Arlington and Alexandria a truly great U.S. destination.
Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect getaway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include: chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; maps of regions and locales; and more.
About the Author
Debbie K. Hardin has been published extensively in newspapers, magazines, and online. A former communications department director in the Clinton White House, she is also the author of several other travel guides to U.S. destinations.