Discover what makes America's capital city so capital with Moon Washington DC's expert tips and insider's perspective.
Experience the Life of the City with Moon Travel Guides!
The Capitol Building, sparking city lights, and majestic museums. This isn't the opening credits for House of Cards; it's your next adventure with Moon Washington DC.
Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow a guided neighborhood walk
See the Sights: Tour the monuments and the National Mall, or explore the Smithsonian's museums, like the Air and Space Museum and the African American History Museum. Walk in the footsteps of past leaders and immerse yourself in the history of American government at the Capitol building, or wander along avenues strewn with cherry blossoms
Get a Taste of the City: From traditional Chesapeake crab cakes to politicians' favorite haunts, Moon Washington DC knows how to find all the best bites
Bars and Nightlife: Kick back at posh hotel bars and speakeasies, or relax at inexpensive happy hours
Trusted Advice: Local journalist Samantha Sault shares her love of all things history, food, and culture of DC
Itineraries and Day Trips: All accessible by bus, train, or public transit, including "Member of Congress for a Day" and "Summer in the Swamp"
Tips for All Travelers: Including lists of the best views, people-watching spots, romantic plans, architecture, and more, plus advice for LGBTQ visitors and families with children
Full-Colour Photos and Detailed Maps
Handy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Washington DC, and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go, packaged in a book light enough to toss in your bag
With Moon Washington DC's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the city your way.
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