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Washington, D.C. Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

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Dedicated to travelers with a taste for the unique, these easy-to-use, state-by-state guides will help you discover the hidden places that most tourists miss -- shining the spotlight squarely on the off-beat. If it's funky, funny, little known, or out of the way, then you'll probably find it in Off the Beaten Path RM.
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Globe Pequot
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Brooke Terry
Dec 11, 2016 Brooke Terry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was very helpful when we lived in Washington DC. My copy is marked up and highlighted!
Cyndie
Mar 28, 2014 Cyndie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Cyndie by: Abraham Lincoln
Learned about some cool things available close by that I knew nothing about despite growing up in Northern Virginia. Dog eared a lot of pages and definitely puling this book out any time we want to find a DC adventure. There are a lot of references to historic houses you can see from the outside but not the inside that made me feel a bit disappointed, but otherwise a book I'm looking forward to putting to good use. Some highlights include outdoor performances by comedic political satirists, how ...more
Kay
Jul 31, 2010 Kay rated it liked it
Not my favorite series of guide books, by any means, though it has some interesting information. I don't know how "off the beaten path" some of these sights really are -- certainly, many are beyond the purview of the average Mall tourist. Arranged by area, so it's possible to use on a self-designed walking tour (though no walking routes are specifically suggested). The organization is otherwise a bit hodge-podge, with museums or historic homes listed alongside cafes and shops. Not a bad resource ...more
Patricia
This is a great book for people like me who have visited Washington DC, and maybe want to see something beyond the usual.
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