Top 10 Washington DC

Author: Ron Burke,Susan Burke

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465425594

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 455

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Washington, D.C., in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best the U.S. capital has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 ways to avoid the crowds. The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and clear maps pinpointing the top sights. You also can view each location in Google Maps if reading on an Internet-enabled device. Plan each day with our itineraries and see the sights in individual areas. You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of the city in DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Washington, D.C., now with a sleek new eBook design.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Washington, DC

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465461728

Category: Travel

Page: 236

View: 3105

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington, DC, is your in-depth guide to the very best of the District of Columbia. Experience all that the United States' capital has to offer, from the Smithsonian museums to the historic district of Capitol Hill to the quaint streets of Georgetown-and everything in between. Additionally, this revised and updated travel guide for Washington, DC, covers areas outside the city for those looking to explore historic Civil War battlefields or hike the beautiful Shenandoah Mountains. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington, DC. + Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. + Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. + Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. + Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. + Area maps marked with sights and restaurants. + Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation. + Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. + Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city. + Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington, DC, truly shows you the nation's capital as no one else can.

Moon Washington DC

Author: Samantha Sault

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 1631219979

Category: Travel

Page: 300

View: 4079

History, politics, and the world's best free museums: DC is a bustling powerhouse of a city. From strolling the National Mall to hobnobbing at happy hour, get to know the capital with Moon Washington DC. Navigate the Neighborhoods: Follow one of our guided neighborhood walks through Penn Quarter, Dupont Circle, U Street, Adams Morgan, and more Explore the City: Snap the perfect photo of the Washington Monument, tour the U.S. Capitol, and explore the incredible Smithsonian museums like the African American History Museum or the Newseum. Catch a whiff of the fragrant cherry blossoms in the spring, rent a boat and paddle along the Potomac, or shop the boutiques in Georgetown Get a Taste of the City: Chow down on a late-night half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl or grab brunch and a new book from Busboys and Poets. Enjoy Michelin-starred seafood at a waterfront restaurant, order up a Chesapeake crab cake, and enjoy the city's diversity of authentic fare from Ethiopia, Afghanistan, the Philippines, and more Bars and Nightlife: Watch a groundbreaking performance at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, catch a live band at the 9:30 Club, or dance to a DJ set at the Black Cat. Sip scotch where former presidents once did, try a five-course cocktail tasting menu, or kick back with a beer and fries at a quintessential DC dive bar Local Advice: Local journalist Samantha Sault shares her love of the nation's capital Strategic, Flexible Itineraries including the three-day best of DC, a weekend with kids, and more, plus day trips to Old Town Alexandria, Annapolis, Easton, and Shenandoah National Park Tips for Travelers including where to stay and how to navigate the Metro, plus advice for international visitors, LGBTQ travelers, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and families with children Maps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of DC, full-color photos, color-coded neighborhood maps, and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go With Moon Washington DC's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the city your way. Expanding your trip? Check out Moon Maryland, Moon Virginia, or Moon Chesapeake Bay. Visiting more of America's best cities? Try Moon Boston or Moon Chicago.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington,

Author: Alice L Powers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756695538

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 5319

Do you want to know about Washington DC''s monuments, festivals, museums, history and shopping? Well, look no further the Eyewitness Travel to Washington DC has all of the 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!

Fodor's Washington, D.C.

with Mount Vernon, Alexandria & Annapolis

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides

Publisher: Fodor's Travel

ISBN: 0804143862

Category: Travel

Page: 352

View: 4239

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. With history around every corner, Washington, D.C. is a city that seamlessly blends yesterday and today, and it's a perennial favorite for families. This updated guide--a strong domestic bestseller--lets travelers discover the myriad charms of the nation's capital, from its stately monuments to the trendiest restaurants. Fodor’s Washington, D.C. includes: UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Coverage on brand-new museums, hotels, restaurants, shops, and bars. Includes fresh tips for staying and playing in top hotspots such as Dupont Circle and Georgetown. SPECIAL FEATURES: A full-color feature lets visitors explore the awe-inspiring Capitol Building while in-depth Getting Oriented sections help organize trips by neighborhood. A Side Trips chapter gives travelers useful information about expanding their trip with visits to Alexandria, Mount Vernon, and Annapolis. INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: The Experience chapter includes a variety of useful sections, such as D.C With Kids, Free in D.C., and Top Attractions. Each neighborhood section opens with a "Top Reasons to Go" map, supported by other essential planning information. All this, plus exhaustively detailed chapters on Nightlife, Performing Arts, Sports, Shopping, and Side Trips, makes it easy for readers to custom-plan an exciting vacation. DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Washington, D.C. offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category. COVERS: The Washington Monument, the White House, the Capitol Building, the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian museums, Arlington National Cemetery, Georgetown's boutiques, U Street's restaurants, Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Annapolis, and more.

Lonely Planet Washington, DC

Author: Lonely Planet,Karla Zimmerman,Regis St Louis

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1760340014

Category: Travel

Page: 319

View: 6023

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Washington, DC is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spend hours under the spell of the Smithsonian Institution's many museums, see the monuments and memorials lit up at night, or shop along historic Georgetown's cobbled lanes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Washington, DC and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Washington, DC Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, politics, arts, media, architecture, sports, cuisine, entertainment, and more. Free, convenient pull-out Washington, DC map (included in print version), plus over 35 color neighborhood maps Covers National Mall, Foggy Bottom, the White House, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Adams-Morgan, U Street, Columbia Heights, Southeast, Northeast, Northwest, Northern Virginia, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Washington, DC, our most comprehensive guide to Washington, DC is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Eastern USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Walking Washington, DC

Author: Barbara Noe Kennedy

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426217757

Category: Historic sites

Page: 192

View: 2466

See the best of Washington with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. More than just a guidebook, Walking Washington, D.C., is full of information about the city and its people.--Amazon.com.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington DC

Washington DC

Author: Susan Burke,Alice L L Powers,DK Publishing

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405369760

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 7529

The new-look DK Eyewitness Washington DC Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the United States' capital has to offer. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from the best walks around the city to where to watch sport or enjoy live jazz. It also includes in-depth coverage of all D.C.'s unforgettable sights, from the Lincoln memorial to the White House, the Washington monument to the National Art Gallery. DK's uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Washington DC Travel Guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of Washington's best districts to explore on foot. The DK Eyewitness Washington DC Travel Guide shows you what others only tell you.

National Geographic Traveler - Washington,

Author: John Thompson

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213662

Category: Travel

Page: 272

View: 6156

Highlights the history, culture, and contemporary life of the nation's capital and offers detailed walking tours of historic areas and complete visitor information.

Official Guide to the Smithsonian

Author: Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

ISBN: 1588345424

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 2463

The Smithsonian Institution holds more than 142 million artifacts and specimens in its trust. This colorful guide to the museums and galleries on the National Mall, in the Washington metropolitan area, and in New York City presents an enormous amount of history and pertinent museum information, ensuring a rewarding visit. Each detailed section presents the history of the museums and offers a fully illustrated, gallery-by-gallery tour. All the practical information--location, hours, phone numbers, public transportation, services, tours, dining, gift shops, special attractions for children, web site addresses--is also included. With so much to see and do, this is the definitive source of all the information in one place.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington,

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465415033

Category: Travel

Page: 236

View: 5411

Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2014. Now available in PDF format. From Capitol Hill to Georgetown and everywhere in-between, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington D.C. is the ultimate guide to visiting the United States' capital. Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington D.C. -Themed itineraries help plan trips to Washington, D.C., by length of stay or by interest -Improved neighborhood walking maps now include restaurant locations by area -Completely new hotel and restaurant listings now include DK Choice special recommendations -New typography and fresh layout throughout You'll still find DK's famous cutaway illustrations of major architectural and historic sights, museum floor plans, and 3-D aerial views of key districts to explore on foot, along with coverage of the city's history and culture. Go in-depth at the National Gallery and Smithsonian museums and get a street-by-street look at Washington, D.C.'s neighborhoods with 3-D aerial maps. The street and metro map will show you the best routes from monuments to museums to the metro. At the end of the guide, you'll find new hotel and restaurant listings for all budgets and a section devoted to practical information and travel tips. Additionally, this completely revised and updated travel guide for Washington, D.C., covers areas outside of the city for those looking to explore historic Civil War battlefields or hike the beautiful Shenandoah Mountains. Whether you are looking to tour the White House or explore the city's historic neighborhoods, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington D.C. is the only reference you'll need.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Washington,

Author: Alice L Benoliel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756671027

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 5001

Do you want to know about Washington DC's monuments, festivals, museums, history and shopping? Well, look no further the Eyewitness Travel to Washington DC has all of the information about the city and more! This guide is packed with illustrations, photographs and maps 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 photos, illustrations, and maps, 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!

Washington,

Author: Susan Burke,DK Publishing,Alice Leccese Powers

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465410566

Category: Travel

Page: 236

View: 536

Offers information on accommodations, restaurants, shopping, and activities in Washington, D.C.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide - Washington, DC

Author: DK Publishing,Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241205136

Category:

Page: 236

View: 3661

"Discover the sights of America's fascinating capital city with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide- Washington, DC 2017. The best things to do in Washington, DC - from visiting the iconic White House and United States Capitol to the National Air and Space Museum - are showcased with fantastic photography, illustrations and detailed descriptions. DK Eyewitness Travel's recommendations for the best museums in Washington, DC, and for where to shop, eat and sleep, will help you plan your perfect trip. Further afield, escape the city to discover the wild natural beauty of Shenandoah National Park's Blue Ridge Mountains, or delve into more US history at Gettysburg and George Washington's Mount Vernon."

Supposing the Subject

Author: Joan Copjec

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781859849804

Category: Poetry

Page: 224

View: 1894

A collection of essays by theorists in culture and politics. Experts from a variety of fields re-examine the origins of the subject as understood by Descartes, Kant and Hegel, and consider contemporary ideas that revive the subject, including queer theory and national identity. Contributors include Parveen Adams, Etienne Balibar, Homi Bhabha, Slavoj Zizek, Joan Copej, Juliet Flower MacCannell, Charles Shepardson, Mikkei Borch-Jacobsen, Elizabeth Grosz and Miaden Dolar.

Lusty Winter

Author: Max Braithwaite

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 1551996448

Category: History

Page: 182

View: 3107

In Lusty Winter, Braithwaite portrays the contemporary world as a place of luxury, ambition, and endless potential where survival is difficult and often impossible. The person trying to survive the lusty winter of his life is George Wilson, a 65-year-old who is hale, hearty, and full of hate for modern society. Escaping from city life and his ambitious celebrity wife, Wilson sets himself up in an isolated cabin in northern Ontario. However, the detached lifestyle he seeks is continuously thwarted by rocky love affairs and violent snowmobilers.

The Unofficial Guide to Washington,

Author: Eve Zibart

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470380004

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 1940

Zibart guides travelers to the best cultural and historic sights in the nation's capital, and offers helpful hints on how to beat the crowds and avoid long waits. She shows visitors how to get around, how to see the government work, and where to find parks and outdoor activities. Original.

Let your motto be resistance

African American portraits

Author: Deborah Willis,National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.),National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution),International Center of Photography

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 183

View: 1181

A companion to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture traces 150 years of U.S. history through the lives of eminent leaders, in a volume of detailed portraits featuring such figures as Henry Highland Garnet, Paul Robeson, and Langston Hughes.

Beyond Female Masochism

Memory-work and Politics

Author: Frigga Haug

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9780860915621

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

View: 2363

Frigga Haug, one of Germany's best-known feminist and Marxist critics, develops here a profound challenge both to women's oppression and to what she sees as women's 'collusion' in that oppression. Rejecting the essentialism of much feminist writing today, along with the denial of subjectivity that still permeates Marxism, Haug explores the connections between Marxist theory and the emancipation of women, a project which necessarily involves, as she explains, “diverting a powerful and long-standing anger into detective work.” Under the headings of Socialization, Work and Politics, she combines the fruits of these investigations with the influential “memory-work” she has pioneered with women's collectives, to throw startling new light on a wide range of themes and issues: personal ethics and public morality; daydreams, domesticity and consumerism; privatization, new technologies and the restructuring of the workplace; the evolution of women's politics in Germany; the future of socialist feminism in the wake of Communism's collapse. Above all, this is a book which strives to find new links between the micro-politics of daily life and the evolving structures of capitalism. “If we could find out why and when our hopes for life were buried,” Haug argues, “then we could try to take our history in our own hands.” Beyond Female Masochism provides the materials, and inspiration, to do just that.

Living In, Living Out

African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940

Author: Elizabeth Clark-Lewis

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

ISBN: 1588344428

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 8331

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white families. These women describe how they encountered—but never accepted—the master-servant relationship, and recount their struggles to change their status from “live in” servants to daily paid workers who “lived out.” With candor and passion, the women interviewed tell of leaving their families and adjusting to city life “up North,” of being placed as live-in servants, and of the frustrations and indignities they endured as domestics. By networking on the job, at churches, and at penny savers clubs, they found ways to transform their unending servitude into an employer-employee relationship—gaining a new independence that could only be experienced by living outside of their employers' homes. Clark-Lewis points out that their perseverance and courage not only improved their own lot but also transformed work life for succeeding generations of African American women. A series of in-depth vignettes about the later years of these women bears poignant witness to their efforts to carve out lives of fulfillment and dignity.