USA - Washington, DC & the Capital Region (PDF Chapter)


This is the Washington, DC & the Capital Region chapter from Lonely Planet’s USA guidebook.

The city holds iconic monuments, vast (and free) museums plus venerable restaurants serving global cuisines, sprawling markets, heady multicultural nightspots and verdant parks. Further afield are craggy mountains, rushing rivers, vast nature reserves and sparkling beaches perfect for exploration and outdoor activities.

  • visit Washington’s Smithsonian Institution museums, then watch the sun set over Lincoln Memorial
  • maps
  • trace America’s roots at the living-history museum of Colonial Williamsburg
  • transport
  • explore the region’s nautical past with a pub crawl through Baltimore’s cobblestoned port-town neighborhood of Fell’s Point
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, History, Washington DC, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia.

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