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NOW IN complete colour! Plus a unfastened full-color foldout map. * Our writer, an established resident of Washington, D.C., delivers insider suggestion on easy methods to see the entire highlights, from the Mall to historical Georgetown. You'll additionally get up to the moment insurance of purchasing and nightlife; in-depth assurance of Cambridge; targeted strolling excursions; exact local maps; recommendation on making plans a winning relatives holiday; and aspect journeys to Alexandria, VA and Mount Vernon.* Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm ideas. Our professional writers are obsessed with their destinations--they inform it love it is in a fascinating and worthy way.* unique costs indexed for each institution and activity--no different courses supply such exact, candid reports of inns and eating places. We contain the superior, but additionally emphasize reasonably priced offerings for actual people.* All entire courses supply uncomplicated good points together with big name rankings and specified icons to indicate readers to nice reveals, first-class values, insider advice, top bets for children, detailed moments, and overvalued experiences.

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By Elise H. Ford

NOW IN complete colour! Plus a unfastened full-color foldout map. * Our writer, an established resident of Washington, D.C., delivers insider suggestion on easy methods to see the entire highlights, from the Mall to historical Georgetown. You'll additionally get up to the moment insurance of purchasing and nightlife; in-depth assurance of Cambridge; targeted strolling excursions; exact local maps; recommendation on making plans a winning relatives holiday; and aspect journeys to Alexandria, VA and Mount Vernon.* Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm ideas. Our professional writers are obsessed with their destinations--they inform it love it is in a fascinating and worthy way.* unique costs indexed for each institution and activity--no different courses supply such exact, candid reports of inns and eating places. We contain the superior, but additionally emphasize reasonably priced offerings for actual people.* All entire courses supply uncomplicated good points together with big name rankings and specified icons to indicate readers to nice reveals, first-class values, insider advice, top bets for children, detailed moments, and overvalued experiences.

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