- The ultimate insider's guide to Washington, DC- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides- Part of the international em111 Places/Shops/em series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide- Appeals to both the local market (more than 670,000 people call Washington, DC home) and the tourist market (21.3 million people visit Washington, DC every year )- Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs- Revised and updated editionStep away from the traditional highlights of the city of innovators, great benefactors, artists, presidents and hucksters to discover innumerable interesting and unknown sites, artifacts and other treats in Washington, DC. Visit places hiding in plain sight, that may go unnoticed or simply be unknown to long-time residents and visitors alike. Play a round of miniature golf among the cherry trees. Buy original art works out of a vintage cigarette machine. Catch a show at one of the refurbished theaters where Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington used to gig. Commune with the Godfather of Go-Go music in his memorial park. Get away from the tourists and peace out by walking a labyrinth alongside the Potomac River. Try a salad made of indigenous root vegetables at a Native American caf .
About the Author
Andrea Seiger is a world and domestic traveler who has lived in Washington DC for 30 years and has worked in nearly every business involved in tourism and hospitality. When asked how she knows so much about DC, she responds, "I work in tourism, and it's my business to know my city. And I love showing people who live here just how much there is to learn about our our home town." She lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the height of the Disco Era, has traveled thousands of miles on the Mayan Route of Mexico and loves to road trip around the Mid-Atlantic US and beyond. Her travel bucket list includes visiting all 50 US States, every country in the continent of the Americas and all of the New 7 Wonders of the World, the Galapagos, Macchu Picchu and Ankor Wat. She is pretty far along on the list. Eager travelling feet get her out an about as often as possible, whether on the streets of DC or somewhere else in the world.