This is the fourth edition of our bestselling Frommer's Washington, D.C. day by day guidebook, and Meredith Pratt, a Washington, D.C. resident for over a decade, has been the author of the second, third, and now fourth such edition. Meredith is a much-published travel journalist, and has herself experienced (when she first arrived here) the challenge of making the most of the nation's vibrant capital. The book contains: - Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps - Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Political Washington; Washington with Kids; Washington for Architecture Lovers; strolls through iconic neighborhoods like Adams Morgan, Georgetown, and the U Street Corridor; and more - Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions that clue readers in on great finds and values - Exact pricing so there's never any guessing - Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet and dozens of bulleted maps throughout to help guide you from place to place
Meredith Pratt is a Baltimore native and a Washingtonian for more than 10 years, She is an avid traveler, writer and art lover. Her work has profiled international travel locales, high-powered personalities, and top D.C. destinations. Pratt's writing has appeared in USA Today, Executive Travel, Baltimore Magazine, Web MD, the Magazine, Washington Flyer, and many others. This will be her third time as author of this guidebook. In addition to writing, Meredith also has a strong background in media relations, brand development, event planning, and social media for travel clients. She most recently worked to promote Maryland's national tourism Meredith resides in the suburbs outside of Washington, D.C. area with her husband, daughter, and several four-legged family members.