Witness American democracy in action in its cosmopolitan capital city, Washington DC, where power-lunching suits seal deals in downtown hotels, flags flap along t National Mall, and grand marble monuments testify to two centuries of American history. Our smart, streetwise guide gives expert insight on DC's international culture and contemporary offerings. Be inspired -scale the Washington Monument, tour the White House, touch a moon rock at the Air & Space Museum, reflect at the World War II Memorial.
See the sights-walking tours uncover DC history & help you explore day-to-day neighborhood life. Find the fun -nightlife options for all preferences: Kennedy Center galas, Georgetown pubs, downtown galleries, Dupont Circle nightclubs. Dine about -dig into DC's ever-evolving culinary scene, with menus for all budgets. Get away-cross the Potomac to Arlington and Alexandria; travel further to Mount Vernon, Annapolis, Manassas and Shenandoah National Park