Washington, DC can be an overwhelming destination for visitors. With so many museums, so many historic sights, so many working government buildings to see - not to mention its scintillating foodie and nightlife scenes - just coming up with a plan can be stressful. That's where Frommer's comes in - to give you the advice and details you need to create the right vacation for you. These include strategies for seeing the iconic sights without fighting the crowds; places that only locals know about; and smart itineraries so you can make the most of your time in the city.
* Dozens of maps, including a handy fold-out map of the city and its underground train system
* 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