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						        	   Index                        Washington, DC is one of the
                                   easiest cities to reach. A convenient
                                                                             TRANSPORTATION
                                        Mid-Atlantic location combines
    18       Getting Here &        with comprehensive rail service and
             Around                three major airports that offer flights
                                             on both major carriers and
    22       Regularly Scheduled                        low-cost airlines.
             Tours	
	                                       Once you arrive, the streets are
                                      wide and welcoming. Our world-
                                   class Metro subway system serves
                                     much of the District of Columbia,
                                       including downtown and Capitol
                                   Hill, as well as the outlying suburbs
                                     of Northern Virginia and Southern
                                     Maryland. A new bus system, the
                                       DC Circulator, provides fast and
                                         easy access to the city’s most
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                                    popular points and recently began
                                     a route on the National Mall. And
                                    being the nation’s capital and one
                                     of the nation’s largest cities, taxis
                                              are never in short supply.




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                                                                                                                                                      AIRPORT
                                                                                                                                                      INFORMATION

                                                                                                                                                      Ronald Reagan National Airport
                                                                                                                                                      (DCA)
                                                                                                                                                      Air	Canada,	AirTran,	Alaska	Airlines,	America	
                                                                                                                                                      West	Airlines,	American	Airlines,	American	
                                                                                                                                                      Eagle	&	Connection,	ATA,	Continental,	
                                                                                                                                                      Delta,	Delta	Connection	&	Shuttle,	Frontier,	
                                                                                                                                                      Midwest	Airlines,	Northwest	Airlines,	Spirit	
                                                                                                                                                      Airlines,	United	Airlines,	US	Airways,	US	
                                                                                                                                                      Airways	Shuttle	&	Express

                                           GETTING HERE AND AROUND                                                                                    Transportation to & from DCA:
                                                                                                                                                      Reagan	National	Airport	has	its	own	
                                           Getting to Washington, DC is just as easy as getting around in Washington, DC.                             Metrorail	stop	on	the	Yellow	and	Blue	Line.	
                                                                                                                                                      You	Depart	or	arrive	by		Metro	or	use	any	
                                           Explore the possibilities—from airlines and airports to trains, tours, taxis and
                                                                                                                                                      of	the	following:	taxicab,	Super	Shuttle,	
                                           limo services.                                                                                             Metrobus,	rental	car	or	limousine	service.	


                                                                                                                                                      Dulles International Airport (IAD)
                                           [ aIrlInes ]                                          [ aIrPorts ]                                         Aeroflot,	Air	Canada,	Air	France,	AirTran,	
                                                                                                                                                      Alaska	Airlines,	Alitalia,	America	West	
                                           Continental Airlines Inc.                             Baltimore/Washington International                   Airlines,	American	Airlines,	American	Eagle	
                                           (800) 322-8662 · (800) 468-7022 ·                     Airport                                              &	Connection,	ANA,	Australian	Airlines,	
                                           continental.com · Continental	Airlines	offers	        (301) 261-1000 · (800) IFLY-BWI ·                    bmi,	British	Airways,	BWIA	International	
                                           MeetingWorks	--	convenient	handling	of	your	          bwiairport.com · Just	30	miles	from	Washington,	     Airways,	Continental,	Continental	Express,	
                                           meeting	travel	with	one	phone	call.	Excellent	        DC	with	over	670	domestic	and	international	         Delta,	Delta	Connection,	Ethiopian	Airlines,	
                                           discounts	for	attendees,	generous	bonus	for	your	     flights.	Multiple	ground	transportation	options	     Frontier,	Jet	Blue,	KLM	Royal	Dutch	Airlines,	
                                           organization	and	over	5,000	seats	daily	in	the	       to	Washington,	DC,	including	train,	taxi,	           Korean	Air,	LAB,	Lufthansa,	Northwest	
                                           Washington,	DC	area.                                  SuperShuttle	and	BWI	Express	bus.	One-way	           Airlines,	Saudi	Arabian	Airlines	SAS,	Grupo	
                                                                                                 fares	range	from	$3	-	$45.	Check	online	for	more	    Taca,	Ted,	United	Airlines,	United	Airlines	
                                           Midwest Airlines                                      information.                                         Express,	US	Airways,	US	Airways	Express,	
                                           (414) 570-4145 · (800) 452-2022 ·                                                                          Virgin
                                           midwestairlines.com · Midwest	Airlines	serves	        BWI Airport Development Council                      Transportation to & from IAD:
                                           more	than	50	destinations	across	the	U.S.	and	        (410) 859-0124 · (800) IFLY-BWI ·                    Travelers	can	take	the	Metro	to	West	Falls	
                                           earned	its	reputation	as	“The	best	care	in	the	       bwiairport.com · The	BWI	Development	Council	        Church	on	the	Orange	Line	then	pick	up	
                                           air”	by	providing	passengers	with	impeccable	         is	comprised	of	private	and	public	organizations	    the	Washington	Flyer	Coach	bus	for	direct	
                                           service	and	onboard	amenities.	If	you	are	            dedicated	to	increasing	business	at	Baltimore/       service	to	Dulles	International	Airport.	Buses	
                                           hosting	an	event,	they	offer	generous	meeting	        Washington	International	Airport.                    run	every	30	minutes	from	the	Metro.	Other	
                                           and	group	discounts.	Contact	their	Special	                                                                methods	available	include:	Washington	Flyer	
                                           Markets	department	for	more	information	at	           Metropolitan Washington Airports                     Taxi,	Super	Shuttle,	rental	cars,	Metrobus	
                                           (888)	601-4296.                                       Authority                                            and	limousine	service.	
                                                                                                 (703) 417-8600 · mwaa.com · The	
                                           Northwest Airlines/KLM                                Metropolitan	Washington	Airports	Authority	
                                           (202) 289-3629 · (800) 328-2216 ·                     operates	Washington	Dulles	International	Airport	
                                           nwa.com · Service	from	BWI,	Dulles	and	Reagan	        and	Ronald	Reagan	Washington	National	Airport	       Baltimore Washington
                                           National	airports	to	370	cities	in	81	countries	on	   to	serve	the	air	transportation	needs	of	business	   International Airport (BWI)
                                           6	continents.                                         travelers,	visitors	and	governments	in	the	region.   Aer	Lingus,	Air	Canada	Jazz,	Air	Jamaica,	
                                                                                                                                                      AirTran,	American,	America	West,	British	
                                           United Airlines Regional Sales -                      Ronald Reagan Washington National                    Airways,	Continental,	Delta,	Frontier,	Hooters	
                                           WASSO                                                 Airport                                              Air,	Icelandair,	Midwest	Airlines,	Northwest	
                                           (800) 241-6522 · (800) 633-8825 ·                     (703) 417-1818 · Located	south	of	the	city	          Airlines,	Southwest	Airlines,	United	Airlines,	
                                           united.com · Service	from	BWI,	Dulles	and	            along	the	Potomac	River	and	offering	a	full	         US	Airways,	USA	3000
                                           Reagan	National	airports	to	Australia,	New	           range	of	domestic	flights	on	major,	regional	and	    Transportation to & from BWI:
                                           Zealand,	Europe,	Mexico,	Latin	America,	the	          commuter	carriers.	Also	accessible	on	Metrorail's	   MARC	Trains	and	Amtrak	provide	service	
                                           Orient	and	across	the	USA.                            Yellow	and	Blue	lines.	Taxi	fare	to	downtown	is	     to	the	BWI	Rail	Station,	where	free	shuttles	
                                                                                                 approximately	$12-$15.	Shared	ride	van	service	      service	the	airport	terminal.	BWI	Express	
                                           US Airways                                            is	also	offered	by	SuperShuttle.	Metro: Reagan       Metrobus	runs	between	BWI	and	the	
                                           (703) 872-7000 · (877) 874-7687 ·                     National Airport.                                    Greenbelt	Metro	station	every	40	minutes.		
                                           usairways.com · Service	to	BWI,	Dulles	and	                                                                The	Airport	Shuttle	offers	door	to	door	
                                           Reagan	National	airports	from	Europe,	Canada,	        Washington Dulles International                      reservation	service	covering	Maryland.	
                                           the	Caribbean	and	across	the	USA.	Discounted	         Airport, Washington Flyer Ground                     Howard	Transit	provides	fixed	route	bus	
                                           fares	for	meetings	and	conventions.	Call	for	         Transportation System                                service	in	Columbia,	Ellicott	City	and	
                                           details.                                              (703) 572-2700 · mwaa.com · Located	26	              Clarksville.	Smart	Ride,	Inc.	provides	shuttle	




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                                                                                                 miles	west	of	Washington,	DC	and	offering	a	         service	to/from	Southern	Maryland	and	
                                                                                                 full	range	of	domestic	and	international	flights.	   Southern	Anne	Arundel	County	to/from	BWI	
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                                                                                                 Providing	a	choice	of	ground	transportation	         Airport.	The	Maryland	Transit	Administration	
                                                                                                 options:	taxis,	rental	cars,	shared	ride	van	        (MTA)	offers	bus	service	from	BWI	Airport	to	
                                                            Flying High                          service,	and	bus	service	to	the	West	Falls	Church	   Parkway	Center,	Arundel	Mills	Mall,	Airport	
                                                                                                 Metro	Station.	For	current	fares	and	information,	   100	Park,	and	the	Patapsco	Light	Rail	Stop.	
                                                          36% of Washington,
                                                                                                 visit	the	web	site:	select	Ground	Transportation.    Taxi	cabs	and	car	rentals	are	also	available.	
                                                       DC’s visitors fly when they
                                                  travel to the nation’s capital.




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                                           [   aIrPort
                                               transPortatIon                       ]             International Limousine Service
                                                                                                  2300 T St. NE · Washington, DC ·
                                                                                                  (202) 388-6800 · internationallimo.com ·
                                                                                                                                                           Enterprise Rent-A-Car
                                                                                                                                                           8100 Professional Pl. #306 · Landover,
                                                                                                                                                           MD · (301) 429-5600 · (800) RENT-ACAR
                                           BEW Transportation                                     Established	1971.	Largest	privately-owned	               enterprise.com · Rents	from	one	to	100	units	
                                           3509 Connecticut Ave. NW Ste. 1025 ·                   limousine	and	minibus	service	in	Washington,	DC	         for	one	day,	week	or	month	at	any	of	our	70	
                                           Washington, DC · (301) 938-8600 ·                      providing	airport	transportation,	site	inspections	      locations	in	the	Washington,	DC	metropolitan	
                                           (866) 939-8600 · bewtransportation.com ·               and	around	town	services.	Twenty-four	hour	              area.	More	than	45	different	makes	and	models	
                                           On	time	service	for	all	occasions.	BEW	                availability	with	sedans,	limousines	and	                including	vans,	trucks	and	luxury	vehicles	as	well	
                                           Transportation	offers	professionally	trained	          minibuses.                                               as	domestic	and	imported	passenger	vehicles.	
                                           chauffeurs	that	pay	special	attention	to	your	                                                                  Special	services	include	free	pick-up	and	
                                           needs.	Our	goal	is	to	help	you	reach	your	                                                                      delivery,	discounted	corporate	rates,	extended	
                                           destination	on	time.                                                                                            business	hours	and	direct	billing.	Complete	
                                                                                                                                                           customer	satisfaction	is	guaranteed!

                                                                                                                                                           Thrifty Car Rental
                                                                                                                                                           330 Hoofs Run Dr. · Alexandria, VA ·
                                                                                                                                                           (703) 684-6220 · (800) 847-4389 ·
                                                                                                                                                           dc.thrifty.com · Featuring	quality	products	of	
                                                                                                                                                           Daimler-Chrysler	and	other	fine	cars.	Servicing	
                                                                                                                                                           all	major	Washington,	DC-area	airports	including:	
                                                                                                                                                           Dulles	International,	Reagan	National,	BWI	Airport	
                                                                                                                                                           and	Downtown.	For	more	information,	call	
                                                                                                                                                           (800)	367-2277.



                                                                                                                                                           [ PublIc transIt ]
                                                                                                                                                           Washington Metropolitan Area Transit
                                                                                                                      Dulles	International	Airport         Authority
                                                                                                                                                           600 5th St. NW · Washington, DC ·
                                                                                                                                                           (202) 962-1576 · wmata.com · Metrorail	and	
                                           Capital City Limousine                                 Reston Limousine Service Inc.
                                                                                                                                                           Metrobus	are	the	safest,	cleanest	and	most	
                                           PO Box 91077 · Washington, DC ·                        45685 Elmwood Court · Dulles, VA ·
                                                                                                                                                           efficient	ways	to	get	around	Washington.	Five	
                                           (202) 484-0200 · (800) 441-6676                        (703) 478-0500 · (800) 546-6141 ·
                                                                                                                                                           rail	lines	and	extensive	bus	service	connect	
                                           capitalcitylimo.com · Luxury	ground	                   restonlimo.com · 23rd	largest	transportation	
                                                                                                                                                           Washington,	DC	with	Maryland	and	Virginia	
                                           transportation	featuring	executive	sedans,	stretch	    provider	in	the	country.	New	model	sedans,	
                                                                                                                                                           suburbs.	Train	lines	are	named	for	colors:	
                                           limousines,	minibuses,	limo-bus	and	passenger	         limos,	vans	and	buses	to	transport	your	clients	
                                                                                                                                                           red,	yellow,	blue,	green,	and	orange.	Station	
                                           vans/van	terras;	24-hour	service	with	30-minute	       safely	and	effeciently.	Call	our	reservations	
                                                                                                                                                           entrances	are	marked	by	brown	pylons,	capped	
                                           response.	Conference,	meeting	and	special	event	       department	for	more	information.
                                                                                                                                                           with	the	letter	M	and	colored	stripes	indicate	
                                           rates	available.	Major	credit	cards	accepted.
                                                                                                  SuperShuttle Washington                                  which	lines	are	available	in	that	station.	Metrorail	
                                                                                                                                                           route	maps	are	posted	in	each	station	and	inside	
                                           City Limousine Service Inc.                            2605 S. Clark St. · Arlington, VA ·
                                                                                                  (703) 416-7873 · (800) BLUE-VAN ·                        each	subway	car.	Metro	opens	at	5	am,	
                                           150 Little Falls St. #100 · Falls Church, VA ·
                                                                                                  supershuttle.com · The	nation's	leader	in	               Mon.	-	Fri.	and	7	am	on	Sat.	and	Sun.	Metro	
                                           (703) 752-2456 · (866) 756-2489 · citydc.
                                                                                                  door-to-door	airport	ground	transportation	              closes	at	midnight	Sun.	-	Thur.	and	3	am	Fri.	and	
                                           com · Executive	sedans,	limousines,	SUVs,	
                                                                                                  now	available	in	Washington,	DC.	Economical,	            Sat.	Base	subway	fare	is	$1.35	and	
                                           vans	and	buses.	Flat	rates	to	all	airports	24/7.	
                                                                                                  convenient	service	from	Reagan	National,	                increases	during	rush	hours	and	for	longer	trips.	
                                           Sightseeing	packages.	Discounts	for	corporate	
                                                                                                  Dulles	and	BWI	airports	to	your	hotel,	office	or	        Rail	farecards	are	inserted	into	the	turnstile	
                                           accounts	and	travel	agents.	Washington,	DC	
                                                                                                  home.	Special	arrangements	for	groups	and	               gates	to	enter	and	exit	subway	platforms.	The	
                                           metropolitan	area	and	beyond.
                                                                                                  conventions.	Call	(800)	BLUE-VAN	for	reservations	       fare	is	automatically	deducted	each	time	you	
                                           The Convention Store                                   24	hours	a	day.                                          exit	a	station.	For	an	interactive	trip	planner	
                                           2981 Solomons Island Rd. · Edgewater,                                                                           for	bus	and	rail,	use	The	Trip	Planner	on	the	
                                           MD · (410) 956-0001 · (800) 285-0001                   W E Transportation Services                              website:	MetroOpensDoors.com	or	call	customer	
                                           theconventionstore.com · National	full-service	        907 6th St. SW #616 · Washington, DC                     information	at	(202)	637-7000.	For	advance	
                                           transportation	company	specializing	in	the	design	     (202) 314-0130 · wetransportationdc.com                  farecard	purchases,	convention	passes,	group	
                                           and	management	of	citywide	shuttle	systems	            We	offer	affordable	first-class	ground	                  sales	call	(202)	962-1488	or	(202)	962-1576.	
                                           and	sponsorship	programs	for	conventions,	trade	       transportation	in	luxury	sedan	limousines.	Arrive	       Farecards	may	be	purchased	from	vending	
                                           shows,	sporting,	political	and	special	events.	No	     in	style	at	a	price	you	can	afford.	From	Reagan	         machines	in	all	Metrorail	stations.
                                           group	too	small	or	too	large.                          National:	$20,	Dulles:	$55,	and	BWI:	$65.	We	
                                                                                                  also	offer	same-day	express	courier	service.
                                           CSI - Shuttle and Transportation
                                           Services, Inc.
                                           108 N. Virginia Ave. · Falls Church, VA ·              [ auto rental ]
                                           (703) 584-2474 · csi-dc.com · Premiere	
                                           transportation	company	offering	shuttle	service	       Dollar Rent A Car
                                           for	up	to	35,000	attendees,	airport	and	train	         Dulles International Airport · 23390 Auto
                                           transfers,	group	moves	and	meet	and	greet.	            Pilot Dr. · Dulles, VA · (866) 434-2226 ·
                                           Competitive	pricing.                                   (866) 434-2226 · dollar.com · Special	rates,	
                                                                                                  customized	features	and	free	promotional	
                                           Fleet Transportation                                   materials	for	meetings	and	membership	
                                           PO Box 3638 · Alexandria, VA ·                         programs.	Consolidated	year-round	programs	
                                           (703) 933-2600 · (866) 933-2600 ·                      and	on-airport	locations.	For	details,	call	toll-free	




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                                           fleettransportation.com · Prompt	and	reliable	         (800)	800-0088.
                                           full-service	transportation	company	offering	
                                           sedans,	limousines,	vans,	minibuses,	and	coach	
                                           buses	for	airport	transfers,	conventions,	shuttles,	                     Metro Manners
                                           and	personalized	tours.	We	provide	the	needed	                          When using the escalators in the Metro System, always stay
                                           professional	assistance	and	customer	service	                          to the right unless you plan on walking up or down the steps
                                           for	your	event.	Please	call	for	a	complimentary	                     immediately upon entering them. The left side of the escalator
                                           brochure.	24-hour	service.                                       is for those walking up or down, the right side for those standing.


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DC Circulator
(202) 962-1423 · dccirculator.com · Newest	
public	transit	service	in	Washington,	DC	
operating	daily	7	am	-	9	pm.	Shiny	red	buses	on	
two	routes	connect	Union	Station,	Georgetown,	
Washington	Convention	Center,	Chinatown,	Spy	
Museum	and	the	National	Mall.	$1	Fare	or	$0.35	
with	Metro	transfer.


[ raIl ]
Amtrak
30th & Market Sts. · National Railroad
Passenger Corporation · Philadelphia, PA ·
(215) 349-1160 · (800) USA-RAIL ·
amtrak.com · America's	national	passenger	
railroad	system.	For	information	and	
reservations	contact	Amtrak	at	amtrak.com	
or	at	(800)	USA-RAIL.	Metro: New Carrollton;
Union Station.


[ lImo & seDan ]
1-800-Book-A-Limo, International
Chaufferred Service
Washington, DC · (800) 266-5254 ·
bookalimo.com · Sedans,	limousines,	vans	
and	motorcoaches	at	great	rates!	Superior	
services	in	more	than	450	cities	worldwide.	
Servicing	more	than	30,000	travel	agencies	and	
many	Fortune	1000	companies.	All	credit	cards	
accepted.	24/7.

1600 Concierge
PO Box 6224 · McLean, VA ·
(703) 300-1555 (877) 653-1625 ·
1600concierge.com · Tired	of	the	usual	
sightseeing	or	entertainment	solutions?	1600	
Concierge	offers	you	personalized	service	with	
big-ticket	adventure.	From	winery	tours	to	
hot	air	ballooning,	the	areas	best	kept	secrets	
are	at	1600concierge.com	-	the	future	of	
entertainment.

All Events / Majestic Limo Service
4588 Eisenhower Ave. · Alexandria, VA ·
(703) 461-3700 · majesticlimoservice.com
Sedans,	limousines,	luxury	vans	and	mini-buses.	
Serving	the	Washington	area	for	16	years,	
one	client	at	a	time.	Airport	transfers,	private	
charters,	and	shuttles.	Competitive	pricing	
with	unmatched	service	by	properly	attired	
chauffeurs.	Major	credit	cards	accepted.

All Seasons Transportation and
Travel
1730 N. Lynn St. Ste. A28 · Arlington, VA
(202) 438-6180 · (877) 839-6180 ·
allseasonlimos.com · We	provide	general	
transportation	&	travel	services,	which	includes	
limousine,	sedan,	stretch,	mini	buses,	coaches,	
airport	transportation.

American Eagle Limousine and
Travel Services, Inc.
8390 Terminal Rd. Unit C · Lorton, VA
(703) 550-7200 · (800) 730-7878 ·
americaneaglelimo.com · Full-service	line	of	
exotic	stretch	limousines,	Hummers,	Lexus,	
Benz,	Caddy,	and	Excursions.
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BEW Transportation
3509 Connecticut Ave. NW Ste. 1025 ·
Washington, DC · (301) 938-8600 ·
(866) 939-8600 · bewtransportation.com
On	time	service	for	all	occasions.	BEW	
Transportation	offers	professionally	trained	
chauffeurs	that	pay	special	attention	to	your	
needs.	Our	goal	is	to	help	you	reach	your	
destination	on	time.


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                                           BostonCoach: Ground Transportation                     National Transportation of
                                           and Management                                         Washington, Inc.
                                           105 Claremont Ave. · Alexandria, VA ·                  2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #290 ·
                                           (703) 836-2601 · (800) 672-7676 ·                      Washington, DC · (202) 232-1000 ·
                                           bostoncoach.com · BostonCoach	offers	                  national-transportation.com · A	full-service	
                                           executive	sedan	and	event	services	worldwide.	         transportation	company.	Providing	quality	
                                           We	provide	global	coverage,	vehicle	variety,	          service	at	affordable	rates.	Sedans,	limos,	vans,	
                                           onsite	coordination,	pre-event	planning,	24/7	         minbuses	and	buses.	Meet-greet	specialists,	on-
                                           support	and	a	dedicated	service	team	at	               site	transportation	coordinators	and	tour	guides.	
                                           competitive	rates.                                     Call	us	24	hours	a	day.
                                           Capital City Limousine                                 Reston Limousine Service Inc.
                                           PO Box 91077 · Washington, DC ·                        45685 Elmwood Court · Dulles, VA ·
                                           (202) 484-0200 · (800) 441-6676                        (703) 478-0500 · (800) 546-6141 ·
                                           capitalcitylimo.com · Luxury	ground	                   restonlimo.com · 23rd	largest	transportation	
                                           transportation	featuring	executive	sedans,	stretch	    provider	in	the	country.	New	model	sedans,	
                                           limousines,	minibuses,	limo-bus	and	passenger	         limos,	vans	and	buses	to	transport	your	clients	
                                           vans/van	terras;	24-hour	service	with	30-minute	       safely	and	effeciently.	Call	our	reservations	
                                           response.	Conference,	meeting	and	special	event	
                                                                                                  department	for	more	information.
                                           rates	available.	Major	credit	cards	accepted.

                                           City Limousine Service Inc.
                                           150 Little Falls St. #100 · Falls Church, VA ·
                                                                                                  Transpro Services Inc.
                                                                                                  6475 New Hampshire Ave. Ste. 604 ·                    REGULARLY
                                           (703) 752-2456 · (866) 756-2489 ·
                                           citydc.com · Executive	sedans,	limousines,	
                                                                                                  Hyattsville, MD · (301) 270-0406 ·
                                                                                                  (301) 270-0406 · transprolimo.com ·                   SCHEDULED
                                                                                                                                                        TOURS
                                                                                                  We	provide	superior	chauffeured	transportation	
                                           SUVs,	vans	and	buses.	Flat	rates	to	all	airports	
                                                                                                  for	all	occasions	at	competitive	rates.	We	have	
                                           24/7.	Sightseeing	packages.	Discounts	
                                           for	corporate	accounts	and	travel	agents.	             sedans,	SUVs,	and	minibuses	equipped	with	
                                                                                                  DVD/TV/CD/PA	system.	Let	us	make	your	next	           Experience one of the nation’s most
                                           Washington,	DC	metropolitan	area	and	beyond.
                                                                                                  trip	to	the	nations	capitol	area	a	success.           tour-friendly cities in a new way.
                                           Fleet Transportation                                                                                         The choices are yours, ranging
                                           PO Box 3638 · Alexandria, VA ·                         V & J Security & Transportation
                                                                                                  5800 Parkway Dr. · Laurel, MD ·                       from a bike ride through historic
                                           (703) 933-2600 · (866) 933-2600 ·
                                           fleettransportation.com · Prompt	and	reliable	         (301) 509-7879 · (877) 608-0700 ·                     neighborhoods and a dinner cruise
                                           full-service	transportation	company	offering	          vj-transportation.com · V	&	J	has	experience	in	
                                                                                                                                                        on the Potomac River to an on-foot
                                           sedans,	limousines,	vans,	minibuses,	and	coach	        providing	transportation	service	for	prestigious	
                                                                                                  and	sensitive	clients	and	our	drivers	are	            photography safari or a breathtaking
                                           buses	for	airport	transfers,	conventions,	shuttles,	
                                           and	personalized	tours.	We	provide	the	needed	         required	to	commit	to	quality.	We	specialize	in	      nighttime tour of the monuments
                                           professional	assistance	and	customer	service	          professionalism	and	safety	and	can	provide	you	       and memorials.
                                           for	your	event.	Please	call	for	a	complimentary	       with	all	of	your	ground	transportation.
                                           brochure.	24-hour	service.
                                                                                                  W E Transportation Services
                                           Golden Touch Transportation                            907 6th St. SW #616 · Washington, DC                 All Events / Majestic Limo Service
                                           PO Box 39044 · Washington, DC ·                        (202) 314-0130 · wetransportationdc.com              4588 Eisenhower Ave. · Alexandria, VA ·
                                           (202) 686-0505 · Full-service	transportation	          We	offer	affordable	first-class	ground	              (703) 461-3700 · majesticlimoservice.com ·
                                           and	management	company,	offering	executive	            transportation	in	luxury	sedan	limousines.	Arrive	   Moonlit	limo	tours	of	Washington,	DC.	Pick	up	at	
                                           sedans,	limousines,	vans,	minibuses	and	               in	style	at	a	price	you	can	afford.	From	Reagan	     your	hotel	for	a	2.5	hour	private	tour	in	a	luxury	
                                           motorcoaches	for	conventions,	shuttles	and	            National:	$20,	Dulles:	$55,	and	BWI:	$65.	We	        limousine.	Starting	times:	7	pm,	7:30	pm	and	
                                           sightseeing.                                           also	offer	same-day	express	courier	service.         8	pm.	Minimum	party	of	four.	Larger	groups	
                                                                                                                                                       welcome.	Daytime	tours	arranged	by	request.	
                                           International Limousine Service                        Washingtonian Limousine and                          Major	credit	cards	accepted.
                                           2300 T St. NE · Washington, DC ·                       Coach Corporation
                                           (202) 388-6800 · internationallimo.com ·               PO Box 1984 · Silver Spring, MD ·                    Anecdotal History Tours
                                           Established	1971.	Largest	privately-owned	             (301) 593-5840 · (877) 593-5840 ·                    9009 Paddock Ln. · Potomac, MD ·
                                           limousine	and	minibus	service	in	Washington,	DC	       washingtoniancoach.com · Serving	the	                (301) 294-9514 · dcsightseeing.com · Public	
                                           providing	airport	transportation,	site	inspections	    Washington,	DC	metropolitan	area	since	              Sunday	morning	walks	in	Georgetown,	around	
                                           and	around	town	services.	Twenty-four	hour	            1982.	Full-service	transportation	company	           the	White	House,	Lincoln	assassination,	etc.	
                                           availability	with	sedans,	limousines	and	              offering	luxury	sedans,	limousines,	vans,	           Private/custom	tours	available	anytime.	“You'll	
                                           minibuses.                                             luxury	minibuses	and	full-size	motorcoaches.	        find	yourself	dreamily	following	him,	mesmerized	
                                                                                                  Professionally	trained	chauffeurs.	Received	         by	his	tales.”	-	Washington Post.	Featured	on	
                                           Japan Travelers Service                                Lancer's	Safety	Excellence	Award	every	year	         national	and	international	TV/radio.
                                           One Thomas Cir. #104 · Washington, DC                  since	1998.
                                           (202) 223-9172 · Ground	operator	for	Japanese	                                                              Bike the Sites
                                           travelers	for	more	than	30	years.                                                                           The Old Post Office Pavilion · 1100
                                                                                                                                                       Pennsylvania Ave. NW · Washington, DC ·
                                                                                                                                                       (202) 842-BIKE · bikethesites.com · Discover	
                                                                                                                                                       the	most	unique,	dynamic,	and	fun	way	to	enjoy	
                                                                                                                                                       Washington’s	history	and	architecture	with	a	
                                                                                                                                                       professionally	guided	tour.	Bicycles,	helmets,	
                                                                                                                                                       and	water	provided.	See	our	website	for	tour	




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                                                                                                                                                                         Hop on the cross-town
                                                                                                                                                                        get around for just
                                                                                                                                                                      $1. It connects Capitol
                                                                                                                                                                   Hill (at Union Station), the
                                                                                                                                                              Washington Convention Center
                                                                                                                                                              and Georgetown as well as the
                                                                                                                                                              southwest Waterfront and the
                                                                                                                                                              National Mall.



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C & O Canal Boat Rides
1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW · Washington,
DC · (202) 653-5190 · nps.gov/choh · Travel	
back	in	time	to	the	1870s	and	enjoy	a	one-hour	
narrated	trip	on	a	replica	canal	boat	pulled	by	
mules.	Park	Rangers	in	period	clothing	will	guide	
the	boat	through	an	eight-foot	lift	lock	as	you	
pass	historic	buildings	along	the	canal.	Boat	
seats	85	people.	Day	and	evening	trips	available.	
Adults	$8,	seniors	$6,	and	children	$4.	Call	for	
information	or	reservations.	Seasonal.	Tours	
depart	from:	Georgetown	Visitors	Center.

Capitol Entertainment Services
3629 18th St. NE · Washington, DC ·
(202) 636-9203 · washington-dc-tours.
com Specializing	in	group	transportation	and	
guided	sightseeing	tours.	Bus	transportation	for	
small	or	large	groups.	Group	tour	packages	for	
conventions	and	regularly	scheduled	sightseeing	
tours	given	by	licensed	tour	guides.	Specialty	tour	
of	African	American	historical	sites.

Capitol River Cruises
14101 Parkvale Rd. · Rockville, MD ·
(301) 460-7447 · (800) 405-5511 ·
capitolrivercruises.com · Discover	the	most	
spectacular	views	of	Washington	aboard	
Nightingale	II,	Georgetown's	only	hourly	
sightseeing	cruise.

City Scooter Tours
Washington, DC · (204) 982-0657 ·
(888) 441-7575 · cityscootertours.com ·
Visit	the	memorials	and	sites	along	the	National	
Mall	on	a	memorable	3-hour	scooter	tour	with	
City	Scooter	Tours.	Electronic	headsets	help	you	
hear	all	the	details	from	our	professional	tour	
guides.	Tours	depart	from	the	Bike	the	Sites	
kiosk,	Rear	Plaza,	Old	Post	Office	Pavilion.	Daily/




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weekly	scooter	rentals	are	also	available.	Call	
(888)	441-7575.

City Segway Tours
Washington, DC · (877) 734-8687 ·
(877) SEG-TOUR · citysegwaytours.com · A	                        On Tour
fabulous	way	to	see	Washington,	DC	at	day	or	                                             Check out the countless famous and
night.	Highlights	include:	The	White	House,	US	                                           infamous Washington, DC sites in one
Capitol,	Lincoln,	Vietnam	and	Korean	Memorials,	                                          of the capital city’s highly unusual and
Washington	Monument,	Smithsonian	Museums,	                                                entertaining tours. Whether you prefer
World	War	II	Memorial	and	more	(4	Hours).	Our	                                            traveling by bus or by bike and hearing tales
Segway	tours	will	give	you	a	great	orientation,	                                          about the historical or the hysterical, you’ll
historical	and	current-day	information,	fantastic	                                        find a unique Washington, DC tour to suit
photo	ops	and	superb	personal	service	from	your	                                          your interests.
guide.	Tours	depart	from:	Edward	Kelly	Park.
                                                                                          By Taste: Get a taste of DC on a snack-
City Sightseeing Washington DC                                                            a-thon stopping at “locally grown”
Washington, DC · (888) 228-5895 ·                                                         neighborhood spots. Munch, sip and walk
citysightseeing-usa.com · Hop	on	-	hop	off	                                               as you take in Washington history, culinary
sightseeing	with	open	top	double-decker	buses.	                                           and otherwise. Sample ginger scones,
Departs	every	30	minutes	from	more	than	16	                                               “bubble tea,” half-smokes and cupcakes on
stops.	Tickets	are	valid	for	2	days	of	unlimited	                                         this tour by washington walks.
rides.	Commentary/tour	is	in	English.
                                                       On Foot: Dazzling storyteller and celebrated author Tony Pitch brings trendy
Dandy Restaurant Cruise Ships                          Georgetown, vibrant Adams-Morgan and historic Lafayette Square to life on
Zero Prince St. · Alexandria, VA ·                     his Anecdotal History Tours.
(703) 683-6076 · (800) 40-DANDY ·
dandydinnerboat.com · Nina's	Dandy	and	                With the Kids: Enjoy a tour especially crafted for children with the assistance
the	Dandy	offer	gourmet	dining,	dancing	and	           of Bring Along the Children or Children’s Concierge. Tag along for
an	unparalleled	view	of	our	nation's	majestic	         Children’s Concierge and washington walks’ special “Goodnight, Mr. Lincoln”
monuments	in	a	truly	elegant	atmosphere.	Nina's	       tour, designed to teach children about the former President while getting
Dandy	boasts	a	3,700	square-foot	outer	deck	for	       ready for bed themselves.
dancing	under	the	stars.
                                                       Through the Lense: Learn insider’s secrets and photography tips from a
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DC Ducks                                               professional on a Washington Photo Safari.
2640 Reed St. NE · Washington, DC ·
(202) 832-9800 · historictours.com ·                   By Bike: If you’d like to see the traditional sites in a non-traditional way,
Climb	aboard	an	authentic	fully	restored	WWII	
                                                       Bike the Sites, Inc. enables you to explore the rich history and renowned
                                                       architecture of the Nation’s Capital and surrounding areas on two wheels.
amphibious	vessel	for	a	whole	new	sightseeing	
                                                       Their Capital Sites Tour takes you from one end of the National Mall to
adventure.	From	Union	Station	through	DC,	enjoy	       the other, stopping at the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington
a	fully	narrated	90-minute	land	and	water	tour.	
                                                       Monument, Supreme Court, Union Station, the Capitol and much more.
Season	runs	mid	Mar.	-	Oct.,	operating	daily	from	
10	am	-	4	pm.


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                                           Scandal Tours                                                                                                                 Bike	the	Sites	guided	tour
                                           3509 Connecticut Ave. NW #815 · Washington,
                                           DC · (202) 783-7212 · gnpcomedy.com · “GNP	
                                           comedy	group	is	always	funny”	the	Washington
                                           Post	delivering	topical	revues	which	the	Wall Street
                                           Journal	calls	“a	comedy	feast.”	Or	hop	aboard	
                                           SCANDAL	TOURS	which	highlights	the	city's	
                                           lowlife	in	this	hilarious	bus	tour.	Scandal	Tours	
                                           operates	Apr.	-	Sep.	GNP	comedy	revue	performs	
                                           year-round.	Groups	rates	available	for	GNP	and	
                                           Scandal	Tours.

                                           Martz Gold Line/Gray Line
                                           5500 Tuxedo Rd. · Tuxedo, MD ·
                                           (301) 386-8300 · (800) 862-1400 ·
                                           graylinedc.com · Specializing	in	daily,	lectured	
                                           sightseeing	tours	of	Washington,	DC	including	
                                           trolley	tours,	and	historic	day	trips	to	Colonial	
                                           Williamsburg,	Monticello,	Gettysburg,	PA	and	
                                           Fredericksburg,	VA.	Customized	convention	
                                           sightseeing	voucher	or	discount	order	form	
                                           programs	for	tours.	Charter	services	for	group	
                                           tours,	airport	transfers	and	shuttles.	Tours	depart	   Movie	Tour	is	a	bus	tour	of	over	40	locations	        Tourmobile Sightseeing
                                           from:	Union	Station.                                   from	over	60	TV	shows	and	movies,	including	          1000 Ohio Dr. SW · Washington, DC ·
                                                                                                  The	West	Wing,	The	Exorcist,	Wedding	Crashers,	       (202) 554-5100 · (888) 868-7707 ·
                                           Old Town Trolley Tours                                 Independence	Day,	and	Forrest	Gump.	Tours	are	        tourmobile.com · Tourmobile's	narrated	shuttle	
                                           2640 Reed St. NvE · Washington, DC ·                   led	by	actors.	Tours	depart	from:	Union	Station.      tours	take	you	right	where	you	want	to	go	
                                           (202) 832-9800 · historictours.com · Daily	                                                                  with	unlimited	free	re-boarding.	You	choose	
                                           two-hour	narrated	tours	leave	every	30	minutes	        Royal USA Tours and Transportation                    where	to	stop,	stay	as	long	as	you	want,	then	
                                           starting	at	9	am.	Free	reboarding	from	19	sites	       14625 Baltimore Ave. #466 · Laurel, MD ·              re-board	and	ride	to	another	historic	location.	
                                           around	the	city.	Best	conductors	in	the	city.	Pick-    (202) 498-3760 · Full-service	tour	and	and	           Tours	depart	from:	National	Mall	(red,	white	and	
                                           up	from	area	hotels	for	private	charters.              transportation	company.	Offering	daily	trolleys	      blue	signs).	
                                                                                                  and	luxury	air	conditioned	buses.	Day	and	
                                           On Location Tours                                      evening	tours	of	Washington,	DC	available.	           Washington Photo Safari
                                           DC TV and Movie Tour Pick up in front of Union         Multilingual	and	private	custom	tours	also	           4545 Connecticut Ave. NW Ste. 620 ·
                                           Station · Washington, DC ·                             available.	Free	pickup	and	return	from	most	          Washington, DC · (202) 537-0937 ·
                                           (212) 209-3370 · screentours.com · Tours	              hotels.	Royal	USA	is	licensed	by	WMATC.	Adults	       washingtonphotosafari.com · Washington,	
                                           begin	Sept.	2006!	On	Location	Tours'	DC	TV	and	        $30,	children	$15.	Tours	depart	from:	7th	&	F	        DC's	only	regularly	scheduled	photo	safari	
                                                                                                  Sts.	NW,	Chinatown.                                   giving	instruction	in	landmark	photography	by	
                                                                                                                                                        professional	photographer	E.	David	Luria.	Half-	
                                                                                                  Segs in the City                                      and	full-day	workshops	teach	participants	how	
                                                                                                  Old Post Office Pavilion · 1100 Pennsylvania          to	take	postcard-perfect	photos	of	Washington,	
                                                                                                  Ave. NW · Washington, DC · (410) 263-2344             DC's	(or	any	other	city's)	most	popular	sights.	
                                                                                                  (800) SEGS-393 · segsinthecity.net · Segs	in	         Tours	depart	from:	Renwick	Gallery	at	17th	and	
                                                                                                  the	City	offers	daily	segway	rentals	and	segway	      Pennsylvania	Ave.	NW,	every	Wed.	and	Sat.	at	
                                                                                                  safaris	(segway	training)	in	Washington,	DC	and	      9:45	am.	
                                                                                                  Annapolis,	MD.	Segways	are	a	fun	and	easy	way	
                                                                                                  to	get	around.	Call	us	or	drop	by	the	Old	Post	       Washington Walks
                                                                                                  Office	Pavilion	opposite	the	Federal	Triangle	        819 G St. SW · Washington, DC · (202) 484-
                                                                                                  Metro	stop	to	make	your	reservation.                  1565 · washingtonwalks.com · If	you	haven't	
                                                                                                                                                        been	on	a	Washington	Walk,	you	haven't	been	
                                                                                                  Site Seeing Tours, Inc.                               to	Washington.	Walking	tours	include	Arlington	
                                                                                                  PO Box 3002 · Silver Spring, MD ·                     Cemetery,	Capital	Hauntings,	Embassy	Row,	
                                                                                                  (301) 445-2098 · (888) 273-3748 ·                     Georgetown,	Memorials	By	Moonlight,	Moveable	
                                                                                                  siteseeingtoursinc.com · African-American	            Feast	or	walks	just	for	families	with	kids.	Tours	
                                                                                                  heritage	tour	specialists.	Conventional	tours	too.	   depart	from:	Metro	station	entrances.
                                                                                                  Custom	designed	group	tours	by	bus	or	foot.	
                                                                                                  Tours	include	Underground	Railroad,	Frederick	        WashingTours & Events
                                                                                                  Douglass,	Duke	Ellington,	Civil	Rights,	African-      1711 Massachusetts Ave. NW #513 ·
                                                                                                  Americans	in	the	military	and	more.                   Washington, DC · (202) 234-1806 ·
                                                                                                                                                        washingtours.net · WashingTours	&	Events	
                                                                                                  Spirit Cruises                                        offers	multilingual	tour	guide	services,	in	French,	
                                                                                                  6th & Water Sts. SW Pier #4 · Washington,             Spanish,	Italian	and	German.	We	manage	and	
                                                                                                  DC · (202) 554-8000 · (866) 211-3811                  provide	on-site	services	during	special	events.	
                                                                                                  spiritcruises.com · Daily	lunch	and	dinner	           We	are	a	certified	tour	guide	trainer	and	special	
                                                                                                  cruises	featuring	a	live	Cabaret	show.	Also	enjoy	    event	planner.	Email	us	at	mcdonato@aol.com.
                                                                                                  a	cruise	to	George	Washington's	Mount	Vernon	
                                                                                                  Garden	and	Estates.	Tues.	-	Sun.	(in	season).	        Zohery Tours
                                                                                                  Group	sales	1-19	people	(202)	554-8000.	Group	        1164 1st St. NW · Washington, DC ·
                                                                                                  sales	20	plus	people	(202)	554-8013.	Tours	           (202) 554-4200 · (800) 240-5521 ·
                                                                                                  depart	from:	Water	St.	Pier	#4.                       zohery.com · Specializing	in	daily	lectured	
                                                                                                                                                        grand	tour	of	Washington,	DC.	Washington	after	
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                                                                                                  Talking Street                                        dark	and	multilingual	customized	tours.	Free	
                                                                                                  Washington, DC · (202) 396-8687 ·                     pick	up	and	return	from	most	hotels.	Excellence	
                                                                                                  talkingstreet.com · “Symbols	of	America”	             in	DC	tours	since	1989.
                                                                                                  -	A	Talking	Street	cell-phone	walking	tour	of	
                                                                                                  Washington,	DC	narrated	by	Larry	King,	allows	
                                                                                                  visitors	a	new	and	innovative	way	to	“discover	
                                                                                                  where	you	are,”	on	your	own	schedule,	at	your	
                                                                                                  own	pace.	Start	now	by	calling	(202)	396-TOUR	
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NEIGHBOR
                                                                                                               [ Downtown ]
                                                                                                               Arguably	the	entertainment	center	of	the	city,	
                                                                                                               downtown	is	the	crossroads	of	the	theatre,	
                                                                                                               restaurant,	business	and	museum	experience.	




HOODS
                                                                                                               From	edgy	and	classic	productions	to	
                                                                                                               touring	Broadway	shows	-	Woolly	Mammoth,	
                                                                                                               Shakespeare,	National,	Warner	and	Ford’s	
                                                                                                               theatres	-	are	within	easy	walking	distance.	
                                                                                                               Museums	abound	including	the	International	
                                                                                                               Spy	Museum,	National	Building	Museum,	the	
                                                                                                               Marian	Koshland	Science	Museum	and	the	
                                                                                                               National	Museum	of	Women	in	the	Arts.	A	
                                                                                                               wide	variety	of	hotels	along	with	the	stylish	
                                                                                                               and	spacious	Washington	Convention	Center	
                                                                                                               call	downtown	home.	Chinatown	is	marked	
WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD(S)                                                                                 most	noticeably	by	the	“Friendship	Arch”	that	
                                                                                                               was	built	cooperatively	by	the	Washington	
                                                                                                               city	government	and	its	sister	city,	Beijing	and	
Savvy travelers know heading to the neighborhoods is the                                                       secondarily	by	the	Chinese	marks	that	adorn	
best way to get to know a city. From hip to historic, DC’s                                                     businesses	from	traditional	Chinese	restaurant	
                                                                                                               mainstays	and	more	contemporary	shops	like	
neighborhoods are defined as much by distinct personalities as                                                 Benetton	and	Aveda.	Penn	Quarter	is	a	moniker	
specific blocks or grids. Each is walkable, and easily accessible                                              for	an	area	of	downtown	that	has	witnessed	a	
via Metro or DC’s fun, new Circulator bus. A number of heritage                                                “rags-to-riches”	transformation	including	luxury	
                                                                                                               condos	rising	above	historic	facades.	Metro:
trails throughout the city are marked by signs telling the unique                                              Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Metro Center, Archives-
history and heritage of each community.                                                                        Navy Mem’l-Penn Quarter

                                                                                                               [ DuPont cIrcle/kalorama ]
                                                                                                               Named	for	the	circle	where	Connecticut,	
                                                                                                               Massachusetts	and	New	Hampshire	avenues	
 “Long a multicultural hub, Adams Morgan                                                                       meet	with	P	and	19	streets,	Dupont	Circle	
                                                                                                               itself	is	the	meeting	place	for	this	cosmopolitan	
 remains a place for an afternoon stroll as well as a                                                          neighborhood.	It’s	perfect	for	people-watching,	
 prime nightlife center.”                                                                                      playing	a	pick-up	game	of	chess	or	sipping	
                                                                                                               a	latte	or	chai	while	sitting	on	the	edge	of	
                                                  – National Geographic Traveler                               the	fountain.	Arts	and	entertainment	collide	
                                                                                                               with	an	impressive	mix	of	restaurants,	shops,	
                                                                                                               hotels,	quaint	B&B’s,	galleries	and	museums	
[ aDams morgan ]                                         the	U.S.	National	Arboretum,	a	446-acre	natural	      (The	Phillips	Collection,	The	Textile	Museum,	
The	intersection	of	18th	Street	and	Columbia	            paradise	that	features	enchanting	landscaped	         Woodrow	Wilson	House	and	National	Geographic	
Road	is	where	this	buttoned-up	city	goes	to	let	         gardens,	fascinating	seasonal	displays,	intriguing	   Society’s	Explorers	Hall	to	name	a	few).	
its	hair	down.	Long	a	multicultural	hub,	today	          aquatic	plants	and	a	unique,	two-acre	herb	           Embassy	Row	radiates	from	the	circle	with	
its	restaurant	scene	is	a	veritable	global	village	      garden.	Metro: Brookland/CUA                          the	largest	concentration	of	the	city’s	150	
ranging	from	Ethiopian	and	Thai	to	Mexican	and	                                                                international	embassies.	Metro: Dupont Circle
                                                         [ caPItol hIll ]
Indian.	By	day,	urban	adventurers	leisurely	stroll	
the	heritage	trail	and	take	in	colorful	mural	art	       If	you’re	addicted	to	C-SPAN	or	Sunday	morning	       [ foggy bottom ]
while	ducking	into	present-day	coffee	shops,	            talk	shows,	chances	are	you’ve	heard	of	“the	         Between	the	White	House	and	Georgetown	lies	
boutiques	and	bookstores.	By	night,	festive	             Hill.”	Though	the	neighborhood	itself	may	bear	       Foggy	Bottom,	named	for	the	fog	that	rose	off	
crowds	that	get	younger	as	the	evenings	get	             the	name	of	the	Capitol	building,	it	stretches	       of	the	Potomac.	The	neighborhood	is	a	mixture	
older	fill	the	streets,	nightclubs	and	bars.	Metro:      to	include	a	residential	district	of	Victorian	       of	residences,	office	buildings	(like	IMF	and	
Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan and walk, or               rowhouses,	parks	and	tree-lined	streets	as	           World	Bank),	restaurants	and	hotels.	George	
take a taxi. Parking is challenging at night.            well	as	the	Library	of	Congress,	Supreme	Court	       Washington	University,	the	infamous	Watergate	
                                                         building,	Folger	Shakespeare	Library,	National	       complex	and	the	John.	F.	Kennedy	Center	for	
[ anacostIa/east of the rIver ]                          Postal	Museum	and	Union	Station.	Eastern	             the	Performing	Arts,	one	of	the	nation’s	premier	
Follow	the	11th	Street	Bridge	across	the	                Market	(the	oldest	operating	public	market	in	        performing	arts	institutions	and	home	to	the	
Anacostia	River	to	what	was	Washington’s	first	          the	city)	thrives	on	Saturdays	and	Sundays,	          acclaimed	National	Symphony	Orchestra,	are	all	
planned	suburb,	Uniontown.	Now	the	Anacostia	            Barracks	Row	along	8th	Street	SE	is	dotted	with	      located	in	this	section	of	town.	Metro: Foggy
Historical	District,	the	neighborhood	retains	its	       shops,	restaurants	and	bars,	and	the	Washington	      Bottom-GWU
late	19th	century	architecture	and	working	class	        Nationals	call	RFK	stadium	home.	Metro: Union
feel.	The	great	abolitionist	Frederick	Douglass	         Station; Capital South; Eastern Market
made	his	home	here	at	Cedar	Hill.	His	residence	
is	now	a	National	Park	Service	site	open	to	the	
public.	Also	explore	African-American	history	and	
culture	at	the	Smithsonian’s	Anacostia	Museum	
located	in	this	Southeast	community.
Metro: Anacostia

[ brooklanD/northeast ]
DC’s	Brookland	neighborhood	is	nicknamed	
                                                      Photo	credit:	William	Geiger




“Little	Rome,”	and	for	good	reason.	It’s	home	
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to	more	than	60	Catholic	institutions,	from	the	
solemn	grandeur	of	the	Franciscan	Monastery	
to	the	reflective	beauty	of	the	Shrine	of	the	
Immaculate	Conception.	Catholic	University	
of	America	and	the	Pope	John	Paul	II	Cultural	
Center	also	make	their	home	in	this	Northeast	
neighborhood.	And	North	America’s	first	and	most	
comprehensive	bonsai	museum	can	be	found	at	                                                                                                    Adams	Morgan



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                                           [ georgetown ]
                                           Hop	the	bright	red	and	silver	Circulator	
                                           bus	to	this	prestigious	neighborhood.	
                                           At	once	historic	and	hip,	Georgetown’s	
                                           cobble-stoned	streets	are	lined	with	some	
                                           of	the	most	famous	names	in	fashion,	
                                           boutiques	featuring	a	number	of	up-and-
                                           coming	local	designers	and	restaurants	and	
                                           bars	attracting	a	well-heeled	clientele.	Hotels	
                                           range	from	luxurious	to	all-suite	family-friendly	




                                                                                                                                              Photo	by:	Bill	Petros
                                           properties.	The	waterfront	district	is	centered	
                                           on	Wisconsin	and	M	streets,	NW	and	is	home	
                                           to	Georgetown	University,	Tudor	Place	Historic	
                                           House	and	Garden,	Kreeger	Museum,	Old	
                                           Stone	House	and	the	C&O	Canal	with	180	
                                           miles	of	biking	and	hiking	trails.

                                           [ lafayette square ]
                                           When	it	was	named,	Lafayette	Square	
                                           was	a	place	of	elegance,	refinement	and	
                                           power	–	adjacent	to	the	White	House.	
                                           Today	it	showcases	buildings	with	dramatic	
                                           architecture	along	with	statues	and	sculptures	
                                           whose	fascinating	stories	reflect	the	history	
                                           of	the	city	and	the	nation.	Prominence	is	
                                           the	order	of	the	day	in	this	area	of	town,	
                                           which	is	home	to	the	Corcoran	Gallery	of	Art,	
                                           founded	nearly	150	years	ago	for	the	purpose	
                                           of	“encouraging	American	genius”;	Decatur	
                                           House	Museum,	one	of	the	city’s	oldest	                           Blaze a Trail
                                           surviving	homes;	the	magnificent	Beaux	Arts	
                                           Old	Executive	Office	Building,	Smithsonian’s	           Combine your history lesson with
                                           Renwick	Gallery,	St.	John’s	Church	and	DAR	             your walking regimen. Follow
                                           Constitution	Hall.	Metro: Farragut West,                these clearly marked signs that
                                           McPherson Sq                                            feature photos, maps and text for
                                                                                                   self-guided tours around DC’s
                                           [ southwest/waterfront ]                                neighborhoods. The trails cover
                                           South	of	the	National	Mall	is	a	neighborhood	           a number of themes and reveal
                                           home	to	the	award-winning	Arena	Stage	                  events and locations that sculpted
                                           (the	first	theater	company	to	be	awarded	a	             each neighborhood’s unique history
                                           Tony	Award	outside	of	New	York),	Benjamin	              and culture.
                                           Banneker	Circle	and	Fountain,	the	Titanic	
                                           Memorial	and	L’Enfant	Plaza.	The	scenic	                Explore African-American history
                                           waterfront	area	features	a	shimmering	array	of	         in U Street and Shaw or Civil
                                           piers,	sailboats,	yachts,	fishing	boats,	seafood	       War and civil rights landmarks
                                           markets,	and	restaurants.	Sightseeing	cruises	          throughout downtown. Discover
                                           depart	from	the	marina	regularly.		Though	              industrial development and urban
                                           once	a	working-class,	immigrant	neighborhood	           growth in Southwest, cultural
                                           Southwest	was	revitalized	through	early	urban	          diversity in Adams Morgan and
                                           renewal	programs	in	the	1950s.	Revitalization	          commercial as well as military
                                           has	come	to	the	waterfront	once	again,	with	            history on Barracks Row.
                                           the	opening	of	the	Mandarin	Oriental	Hotel	and	         culturaltourismdc.org
                                           the	Portals,	a	luxury	office	and	condominium	
                                           development.	Metro: Waterfront-SEU

                                           [ u street/shaw ]
                                           The	birthplace	of	Duke	Ellington	and	the	center	of	Washington’s	African-American	nightlife	for	much	
                                           of	the	20th	century	is	once	again	thriving.	Many	neighborhood	haunts	are	gathering	spots,	from	
                                           the	new	Bohemian	Busboys	&	Poets	(named	for	Langston	Hughes)	to	the	landmark,	soulful	Ben’s	
                                           Chili	Bowl	(Bill	Cosby	loves	the	half-smokes).	On	weekend	nights,	U	Street	rivals	Adams	Morgan	for	
                                           crowds,	though	with	a	slightly	older	vibe.	“The	cutting	edge	of	what	this	city	is	and	can	be,”	U	Street	
                                           is	also	equally	intriguing	by	day,	home	to	the	African	American	Civil	War	Memorial,	Lincoln	Theatre	
                                           and	Howard	University.	Designer	home-furnishings	stores,	boutiques	and	music	clubs	abound	near	
                                           the	junction	of	14th	&	U	streets.	The	neighborhood	extends	into	Logan	Circle	and	also	includes	Studio	
                                           Theatre.	Metro: U St./African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo

                                           [ wooDley Park/clevelanD Park ]
                                           These	charming	residential	neighborhoods	are	located	in	upper	northwest	Washington,	DC.	This	
                                           part	of	town	is	family-friendly	-	boasting	the	vast	and	leafy	Rock	Creek	Park	and	the	Smithsonian’s	
                                           National	Zoo	-	home	to	the	now-world-famous	panda	cub	Tai	Shan.	Its	tree-lined	streets	are	lined	
                                           with	friendly	boutiques,	coffee	shops	and	sidewalk	cafés	featuring	cuisines	from	around	the	world.	
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                                           It’s	also	home	to	the	architecturally	stunning	National	Cathedral,	the	world’s	sixth-largest	cathedral.	
                                           Metro: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan, Cleveland Park


                                            “Penn Quarter is now home to dozens of interesting
                                            dining places and one of the city’s top boutique hotels,
                                            the Monaco.”
                                                                                 – New York Daily News

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