Om Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington
Looking for a travel guide that goes where other guides fear to tread? One that rides roughshod over ad-copy puffery to smartly deliver the real scoop on a destination's sites and attractions? One that dares to be honest, hip, and fun? Look no more. Frommer's Irreverent Travel Guides are wickedly irreverent, unabashedly honest, and downright hilarious, and provide an insider's perspective on which attractions are overrated tourist traps and which are the secret gems that locals love. You'll get the lowdown on restaurants, lodging, and shopping, and even find out what the locals think of you. "Like being taken around by a savvy local, " said the New York Times. "Hipper and savvier than other guides," concurred Diversion magazine. Never shy about confronting the issues, the Irreverents are guides to real travel in the real world.The nation's capital is laid bare in Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C. Find out where the power elite meet for drinks, what the president is up to that day, which tours are overrated (the White House, because of what you don't see) and which are world-class powerful (the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum). Discover the city's great multinational eateries and the best spots for a rollicking Sunday brunch. Learn that D. C. is as much a college town as it is a political town--and has the passion for local sports teams to prove it. Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C. delivers all the insights and invaluable travel tips you'll need to enjoy your trip to the capital, a city that's as comfortable in its small-town gentility as its urban irascibility.