Planning a trip to Washington, DC? Look no further.
Whether you want to stroll beneath the cherry blossoms, visit the iconic domed Capitol, or tour the magnificent White House, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Washington, DC has to offer.
Washington, DC delights at every turn. Wherever you go, there is a marvel of architecture to be discovered, a scenic view to be savoured, or a world-famous museum to be enjoyed. And that's not to mention the lush green spaces and secret sanctuaries waiting to welcome weary travellers after a long day of sight-seeing.
Our annually updated guide brings Washington, D.C to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods.
- our pick of Washington, DC's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe
- colour-coded chapters to every part of Washington, DC from Capitol Hill to Penn Quarter, The Mall to Georgetown
- our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go
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