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Brahmama Apr 4th, 2007 12:50 PM

Best map for DC?
 
We will arrive by plane and depart by train. I have enough things on Amazon now to get free shipping (!) so I need to get the best map for our upcoming May trip.

What's your favorite?

MikeT Apr 4th, 2007 01:03 PM

Whatever it is, makes sure you can easily see the Metro stops and the metro lines. Also, a map that shows where things are on the Mall.

Gekko Apr 4th, 2007 01:06 PM

Flashmaps is my favorite, period. I buy one for every destination.


lennyba Apr 4th, 2007 01:45 PM

I'm a big fan of Streetwise maps. I used the DC last weekend and really appreciated it. It has all the metro stops marked, plus a separate map of just the metro, and an enlargement of the Mall area showing the monuments and museums.

Gekko Apr 4th, 2007 01:55 PM

Yes, yes, <b>STREETWISE</b>. I was mistaken when I said Flashmaps.

I love Streetwise and have them for every destination.

Brahmama Apr 4th, 2007 03:52 PM

Will Streetwise Maps show the area up by Shaw/Howard University? There's a Metro stop there.

Thanks.

lennyba Apr 4th, 2007 04:34 PM

Yes, it shows the Shaw-Howard area.


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