Eastern USA - Washington DC & the Capital Region (Chapter)
This is the Washington, DC & the Capital Region chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.
Iconic monuments, vast museums and restaurants serving cuisine spanning the globe: this is just the beginning of the great DC experience. The diverse landscapes of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware offer potent enticement to travel beyond the marble city.
- visit Washington’s world-famous Smithsonian Institution museums, then watch the sunset over the Lincoln Memorial
- trace America’s roots at the living-history museum of Colonial Williamsburg
- restaurants and accommodations
- explore the region’s nautical past with a pub crawl through the cobblestoned port-town neighborhood of Fells Point, Baltimore
Coverage includes: Washington, DC, Maryland, Baltimore, Annapolis, Eastern Shore, Ocean City, Western Maryland, Delaware, Delaware Beaches, Northern & Central Delaware, Virginia, Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Richmond, Petersburg, Historic Triangle, Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach, The Piedmont, Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Highlands & Southwest Virginia, West Virginia, Eastern Panhandle, Monongahela National Forest and Southern West Virginia.
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