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Our carefully-revised and up-to-date Easy Guide to the nation's capital tells of recent additions to the city's attractions that make it more compelling than ever. The worth of this easy-to-carry, easy-to-consult, 320-page guidebook is shown by its standing as the fifth most popular of all the Frommer's travel guides, a testament to the skills of its author Elise Hartman Ford, who returns for this third edition and has written for the Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Ladies Home Journal and countless other publications.
This book contains:
- Dozens of maps, including a handy fold-out map of the city and its underground train system to help you make the most efficient (and fun) use of your time in the Capitol - Exact pricing and public transportation information for every listing in the book - Opinionated reviews which tell you which attractions are worth your time, and which will only be of interest to some visitors - Star ratings, that take value into account, and will help you find the right hotels, restaurants, nightspots and shops for you, in all price ranges - Fun-to-follow, self-guided walking tours of DC’s most intriguing neighborhoods -16-page photo guide with vibrant photographs, at the front of the book plus black and white photos throughout
In her 30 years of writing about Washington, DC for many publications, Elise Hartman Ford has explored every angle of the city, from the top of the Washington Monument to the bottom of the legendary mint julep served at the Willard Hotel's Round Robin bar. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Washingtonian magazine, National Parks magazine, the travel website Home & Abroad, and countless other national, regional, trade, and online publications. Ford is the author of several other guidebooks in addition to this one, and is currently the primary Washington, DC author for the new travel website Bindu Media. She resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.