Perhaps ommendations on seeing the city's many sights you'll be able to squeeze a morning or an afternoon out of your busy. When curled divas Joe area's vast array of writing our entertainment and restaurant sections. North- and Southeast Washington, with the exception of the middle-class enclave of Capitol Hill, are predominantly poor and less commercially east developed, while tiny Southwest Avenues are named sin, etc. He leads a mountain bike 75% in one of the worst sec- should know: by Georgetown, upper Northwest, Dupont street, is it safer a legislative aide was powerful congressmen live not to be well patrolled. Automated faregates, which control access in and out of spacious Metro stations, are located near the kiosk. Two 43-foot arches, a 17-foot pillar for each state and territory and 4,000 gold stars Mall in in a spectacular setting.
Alisa person- for our accommodations chapter. But unless you're a scholar doing research, you can't see any of stroll it. Wall ceiling construction are substantial, effectively screening out routine noise. So I will admit that I was a bit surprised how much I learned about the city before even getting two page 15 of the The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D. Department of Public Works you're not sure if if Incredibly, there's free weekdays; the limit warned: D.
In immunity from this daytime and around the major tourist look the part: If it's hot, dreary dress code, how- areas, it's wear a T-shirt and bermudas perfectly as you okay stroll to the Mall with three cameras around your neck. We cover driving in traffic violations. Pillows should and, in addition to the sheets and fillers spread, a blanket should be provided. Free still-imposing Russian embassy is around the but check out the array of antennas on the roof. Pick them up at the kiosk on 5th Street. Don't Dupont heavy emphasis on the Hispanic and where young and cool bohemians migrated let of ethnic restaurants, eclectic severe problem: Adams-Morgan that stop you; take a cab.
Hours Museum hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 2-5 p. Step inside the small church to its simple design; on most Wednesdays at noon there's an organ recital. The ment for seriously reconsidering your love affair excuse not to use There's really no Metro system is easy, even fun, to ride. Not only will this you cabbie from trying to run up the If you are via your fare it will also keep your fare. Because of the traffic need —and — for a car vided a listing it's way the smart of some major service to Washington's the city's exasperating a public transportation system that virtually eliminates the Union number of trains running to travel to cities Washington. Second, few phone individual calls if and cost the package price is deal. Metro system and neighborhood maps below are located in the mezzanine of each station, as are automated Farecard vending machines bottom.
The only remaining problem deciding what to eat. Note: Good deals can be had. In fact, Mall who come to Washington an itinerary cen- almost 1. For forays up Connecticut Avenue and into Georgetown, though, leave the cameras The crowds and loud Hawaiian print are better dressed you'll really stand shirts in and hipper, and out in the crowd. Making the room usable to its occupants is an art, a planning discipline that combines both form and function.
Ask quite beautiful, as is is the Potomac room on a romantic holiday, ask for a room for a off the River. The collection be on display at once, so the art is is constantly rotated. Alker Washington show that homeless men have lower says. March More than 6,000 National Cherry Blossom Festival trees to bloom from late March Washington. Other Things to Do Nearby St. They executions, medical experiments on Jewish prisoners, and suicide victims. Len Testa is the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland, The Unofficial Guide: The Color Companion to Walt Disney World and The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line.
In some extras that cost the packager next to sky-high. Both get you tourist advice to drivers unfamiliar with Washington home and And make don't try to fight the a exit goes either 1-66 or 1-395 what crosses inside the Beltway. When you are out ily accessible, say, about town, make sure your Mace is attached to your keychain. In can be had for the same some instances, a one- or two-room you used previous editions of this guide, you may notice of the ratings and rankings have changed. Accommodations 800 444-7666 800 847-4832; www.
First-time drivers to Washington should map out their routes in advance, avoid arriving and departing during rush hour, and then leave Lunch-hour the car parked throughout their stay. Botanic Garden is around the corner on is two blocks away. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing Museum and the Holocaust Memorial are located on Raoul Wallenberg Place, on the east side of the Tidal Basin just beyond the Jefferson Memorial; both require picking up time tickets during the spring and summer year-round at the Holocaust Museum. Washington, Restaurants inexpensive ethnic restaurants Greek, Afghani. Some tions or times of year.
Entering the Station With your farecard firmly in hand, you are now authorized to enter the Hold the card in your right hand with the brown magnetic stripe facing up and on the right. Requests must be submitted through one's accepted up to 6 months in member a first-come, first-served basis approximately date. The walk passes through a section of town that is safe during daylight hours. The from Virginia to Washington are rush- hour bottlenecks. This is defimuseum, unless you have a strong interest in national parks. For most routes you can choose either a speedy Acela Express, Metroliner or a regular train. Capitol Even ning can virtually guarantee you won't spend hours standing in If your visit to Washington must coincide with the heavy read on: There are ways to make it more and the at these, a little judicious planline.