Green energy and Black Power, peace movements and medical marijuana, and of course Alice Waters' local, sustainable, sensational food revolution all started in Oakland and Berkeley. The East Bay's still got funk, punk, and spunk to spare.
Read more about Oakland on Hipmunk's Oakland City Guide.
The nation's capitol isn't all politics: DC grooves at Adams Morgan clubs, dives into US history at the Smithsonian, kayaks through Georgetown, hits art openings on Dupont Circle and tries not to drift off during bill amendment votes on Capitol Hill.
Read more about Washington on Hipmunk's Washington City Guide.
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