Rachel Cooper

Rachel Cooper
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With more than a decade of writing about Washington, D.C., Rachel Cooper is passionate about sharing her insight and experiences to help others discover the best of the capital region. She keeps up with the latest information and is knowledgeable about local attractions, events, jobs, transportation, real estate, activities, sports and more. 


Rachel Cooper has been a freelance writer and expert on Washington, D.C. since 2004.  She is a native of Baltimore and has lived in the D.C. metropolitan area since 1993. Rachel has written thousands of articles for About.com, Washingtonian, Montgomery Parks, ApartmentGuide.com, Conde Nast Traveler, Grandparents.com, and Washington Parent and is the author of the book, Images of Rail: Union Station in Washington, DC. Her book, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.C., will be published in September 2017. She is currently writing a third book, Quiet Water: Mid Atlantic to be published in 2018. For more information about her writing, visit rachelqcooper.com.


Rachel Cooper graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.

Rachel Cooper

Contact Information

Email: dc.about@outlook.com
Follow me on Twitter: @AboutDC
Connect on Facebook: About.comWashingtonDC

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