the Official Blog of the Unofficial Guides

  • UG_banner_Washington2016

    Georgetown: A Culinary Visit

    A Sweet Tour of Georgetown, Washington, D.C. By Renee Sklarew Like many neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., the food scene in Georgetown is exploding. While Georgetown lays claim to having the oldest tavern in the city, this historic community is also blessed with multiple bakeries and is the perfect place to celebrate just about anything. One of the first eateries in

  • UG_banner_Disneyland2016

    Disneyland Resort Dining

    Disneyland Resort Dining Options brought to you by Guy Selga, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2016 There are hundreds of dining choices at Disneyland Resort. Disney has made strides in the last 5 years to improve the overall quality of offerings, but there are still a lot of misses that you shouldn’t waste your money or calories on. Today we

  • UG_banner_LasVegas2016

    Best buffets in Las Vegas

    Finding the Best Buffets in Las Vegas What used to be considered a cost-effective and valuable way to feed guests who were looking more for a meal than a dining “experience,” buffets have evolved into a way to satisfy both those who only look to food for sustenance as well as aficionados. Some might say they’re looking for quantity over quality when it comes

  • UG_BeyondDisney9ed_banner

    Legoland – A Kingdom of Tiny Bricks Awaits!

    Legoland a paradise for kids 2–12 years old Legoland has one entire area, Miniland, filled with intricate models, made from the little plastic blocks. Here, reportedly more than 30 million bricks have been used to create themed areas including Washington, D.C., New York City, Las Vegas, a pirate display, Florida, and an homage to the Star Wars franchise. Artisans termed master model

  • UG_banner_Washington2016

    Enjoying Nature In and Around Washington, D.C.

    By Renee Sklarew Summer is an important time to get kids outside, according to Michael Oberschneider, a well-known Washington, D.C.-area psychologist who specializes in studying the effects of screen time on kids. Here are some parks in our region that will engage your kids and teach them to appreciate nature. Top 10 Places to Enjoy Nature In and Around Washington, D.C. Antietam National