The expected opening of a new convention center in Washington in 2003 might increase the likelihood that one of your upcoming meetings will bring you to the nation's capital. But there's much more in the District of Columbia than meeting space and old federal buildings.
Where to stay: The St. Regis, a luxury hotel only two blocks away from the White House, is the place to impress current and prospective clients. Don't miss a dinner at Timothy Dean Restaurant & Bar.
What to do: Visit the Corcoran Museum of Art, which features an extensive collection of 18th- through 20th-century American art.
Christopher Elliott is a writer in Annapolis, Maryland. Contact him at www.elliott.org.
- Corcoran Museum of Art, (202) 639-1700
- St. Regis Hotel, (202) 638-2626, www.stregis.com
Christopher Elliott is an Orlando, Fla., writer and independent producer who specializes in technology, travel and mobile computing. His work has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and online. You can find out more about him on his website or sign up for his free weekly newsletter.