Capital Choice
By Erica Garcia

(MONEY Magazine) – To woo summer tourists this year, the city of Washington, D.C. has roped local hotels and restaurants into extending deals for its FREEdom Savings season, which runs through August. Hotel offers start at $55 a night for two. For swanky digs in town, try the Willard InterContinental: $209 buys a standard room (normally $450) plus breakfast for two. Call 800-422-8644 or go to During the city's Restaurant Week--from July 28 through Aug. 3--area restaurants, including the new hot spot Zola, will serve a prix fixe dinner for $30.03.--ERICA GARCIA