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Seasoned travel writers W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell offer an in-depth look at the national parks of southeastern Utah, from the awe-inspiring sandstone cliffs of Zion to the otherworldly rock formations of Arches. The authors provide suggestions for great trip ideas, such as the Best of Southern Utah’s National Parks and Standing High: The Best Vistas. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. With advice on hiking the remote corners of Canyonlands, mountain biking in Slickrock Canyon, and finding the best brewpub in Moab, Moon Zion & Bryce gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
These 150 mouthwatering recipes, contributed by some of Minnesota’s best chefs, farmers, and foragers and accompanied by gorgeous photography, celebrate the state’s outstanding and unique cuisine. You’ll find dishes featuring fish from the lakes as well as morels and chanterelles, wild blueberries, wild game, beef and bison, orchard fruits, berries, dairy products, and much more. There are recipes inspired by German, Scandinavian, East Asian, and African traditions, as well as dishes from fairs and food trucks.
A fun, fresh tribute to the Golden State, illustrated with gorgeous color photography, fascinating historical images, and cool memorabilia. Learn anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of historic sites, such as Bodie, Point Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, Mission Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in Old Town Eureka, Death Valley, Glacier Point, and Alcatraz. Delving into the people, places, and activities that have defined California through the years, this book explores all that makes California great: the Big Sur coast, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Napa Valley’s wine country, Hollywood, the redwood trees of Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, big game fishing, surfing, agriculture, politics, music, sports, and much, much more.
Settled in 1630 by English Puritans seeking religious freedom, Boston has always been a city prone to significant and monumental change. Even before it was incorporated as Boston, named after the town of Boston in Lincolnshire, England, the town’s name was changed from Shawmut. From that time, Boston has evolved from being the original center of town government at the Old State House to becoming the financial center of New England in the twentieth century.Downtown Boston captures many of Boston’s intriguing changes with photographs of the past and present.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Honolulu and Oahu will lead you straight to the very best these beautiful islands have to offer. Whether you’re looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion.Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There’s even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop.Y
Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, four hundred stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with cubes. Her journey took her through the states of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. It also took her through the states of anxiety, drunkenness, disorientation, and heat exhaustion. Spiral Jetta is a chronicle of this journey.A lapsed art historian and devoted urbanite, Hogan initially sought firsthand experience of the monumental earthworks of the 1970s and the 1980s—Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, Walter De Maria’s Lightning Field, James Turrell’s Roden Crater, Michael Heizer’s Double Negative, and the contemporary art mecca of Marfa, Texas.
With city sophistication and small-town charm, Wisconsin offers much more than cheese!No other guidebook on Wisconsin is as comprehensive or as passionate about all the riches nestled between Lakes Michigan and Superior. As with all Explorer’s Guides, within these pages you’ll find detailed information about lodging and dining options―including where to find native dishes like kringle and booyah―in the tourist hotspots and the rural escapes. You’ll go up the coastline to the lighthouses, cherry orchards, and antiques markets of Door County; stroll through the offbeat shops and restaurants of Madison; and head inland where over 1,200 miles of bicycle paths and hiking trails weave among 15,000 glacial lakes.
Selling for a lower price than any similar guidebook, and deliberately limited to a short 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an exercise in creating easily-absorbed travel information. It emphasizes the authentic experiences in each destination:the most important attractions, the classic method of approaching a particular destination; the best choices for accommodations and meals; the best ways to maximize the enjoyment of your stay. Because it is “quick to read, light to carry”, it is called an “EasyGuide”, and reflects Arthur Frommer’s lifetime of experience in presenting clear and concise travel advice.
Join local writer and adventurer Ray Bartlett for an unforgettable experience. With his unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience.Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket tells you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Get lost in charming seaside towns, wander miles of pristine shoreline, and feast on fresh seafood. Along with trip ideas like “Island Getaways” and “Water Fun For Everyone”, Bartlett includes tips on where to find the best raw oysters, hiking and biking routes, and places to stay, from quaint inns and historic guest houses to posh resorts.W
Completely revised and updated, Retirement Places Rated is an indispensable reference for the estimated 40 million Americans who will be 65 or older by 2010. Dividing the United States into 18 regions and 200 cities, towns, and counties, retirement quality-of-life expert David Savageau draws a detailed statistical portrait of each locale, ranking each for cost of living, climate, crime, services, employment opportunities, and leisure and recreational amenities.
Vegan City Guides is an ongoing set of travel guides meant for the vegan business and leisure traveler. Each city’s guide will make available not only the food choices available in each place but will also introduce the vegan to the varieties of sites, interests, and activities that appeal to those involved in a plant-based life. Each guidebook is designed to ask the question, what would a vegan like to do in this city? Besides finding the best places to eat.
Moon Nashville gives you the tools to make your own choices, with: Insider tips on the best spots to eat, drink, sleep, shop, and explore, marked with a Moon symbol, including the Best Place to See Elvis; the Most Theatrical Dining Experience; the Most Inventive Brewery; the Best Live Radio Show; the Best Place to Browse for Tunes; and the Most Histric Hotel 6 easy-to-use, full-color neighborhood maps Excursions to Land Between the Lakes, Lynchburg, and Bell Buckle The firsthand experience and unique perspective of author Margaret Littman
Hiking Kentucky’s Red River Gorge is the definitive guide to trails in the Red River Gorge Geologic Area, Natural Bridge State Park, and Clifty Wilderness. The book showcases 25 of the best hikes in the Gorge, as well as a back-of-book bonus on nearby trails. Distinguished from other Red River Gorge guides, this book provides readers not only with detailed maps, sharp photos, and individual-trail details, THIS guidebook outlines definitive hikes—ways to explore the area and enjoy its flora, fauna, and history.T
After 20 unforgettable years in the NBA, Kobe Bryant is calling it a career. All he’s done in those two decades is establish himself as one of the best to ever play the game, arguably the greatest Laker ever and the most popular athlete in the history of Los Angeles sports. The Black Mamba’s path to iconic status started quietly as the 13th pick of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets but with a draft day trade to the legendary Lakers, the rest is resounding history. Kobe’s credentials are impeccable with five NBA championships, two NBA Finals MVPs, one NBA regular season MVP, 18 All-Star game appearances and countless other accolades to his name.
The new Michelin Must Sees Alaska highlights a fabled destination whose allure calls travelers to marvel at Denali s 20,328ft summit, watch rivers of ice in Glacier Bay, savor fresh sockeye salmon, and raise eyebrows at the Northern Lights. Options include a few days enjoying Anchorage s recreational, dining and cultural attractions, a weeklong Inside Passage cruise, a road trip along the Alaska Highway, a wintertime stay in a remote hot-spring resort, and a wildlife tour of Kenai Fjords National Park (think sea lions, whales, otters and eagles).
A collection of reportedly true ghost stories about eerie happenings, unexplainable events and mysterious situations from throughout Minnesota.
Finally, a comprehensive naturalist’s guide to the Appalachian Trail. Never again will your shoulders ache from lugging dozens of guidebooks in your backpack. The Appalachian Trail: A Visitor’s Companion contains all the essential information about the AT – from the trail’s fascinating history to detailed information on the geology, trees, flowers, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals of the Appalachian Mountains. Author Leonard M. Adkins even shares suggested hikes.
by Alice Sinkevitch , Laurie McGovern Petersen , Perry Duis , Geoffrey Baer , American Institute of Architects. Chicago Chapter , Chicago Architecture Foundation , Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois , Commission on Chicago Landmarks , University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Press , Language: English
An unparalleled architectural powerhouse, Chicago offers visitors and natives alike a panorama of styles and forms. The third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago brings readers up to date on ten years of dynamic changes with new entries on smaller projects as well as showcases like the Aqua building, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park. Four hundred photos and thirty-four specially commissioned maps make it easy to find each of the one thousand-plus featured buildings, while a comprehensive index organizes buildings by name and architect.
Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirly towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote"–all in the same trip. Fodor’s Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish.
Colorado is an ideal state for outdoors enthusiasts. The heart of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado has scores of snow-capped summits, and is known by skiers everywhere for its champagne powder. Fodor’s Colorado captures the state’s best outdoor excursions–from skiing and hiking to fishing and biking–while also showcasing what makes cosmopolitan cities like Denver, Boulder, and Aspen special.
Frommer′s Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer′s Complete Guide but in a concise, pocket–sized format.
In Sidewalking, David L. Ulin offers a compelling inquiry into the evolving landscape of Los Angeles. Part personal narrative, part investigation of the city as both idea and environment, Sidewalking is many things: a discussion of Los Angeles as urban space, a history of the city’s built environment, a meditation on the author’s relationship to the city, and a rumination on the art of urban walking. Exploring Los Angeles through the soles of his feet, Ulin gets at the experience of its street life, drawing from urban theory, pop culture, and literature.
Completely updated every year, Frommer’s Alaska features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.Our expert author lets you know your best bets for spotting wildlife, catching salmon or halibut, and getting up-close-and-personal with glaciers. Plus, detailed information on Alaska’s most scenic drives and where you can go to interact with Native people and culture.Our cruise experts break down the variety of Alaska cruises, from the debate between small versus large boats to who you can expect to be sailing with when you choose a particular cruise line.P
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherWhether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet’s San Antonio, Austin & Texas Backcountry Road Trips. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you’ll visit along the way, get to know Buddy Holly’s Lubbock, visit a dance hall in Gruene, and hike Big Bend’s scenic trails, all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road!Inside Lonely Planet’s San Antonio, Austin & Texas Backcountry Road Trips:Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughoutItineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interestsGet around easily – easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directionsInsider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road – local driving rules, parking, toll roadsEssential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, pricesHonest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks missUseful features – including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your TripCovers Hill Country, Heart of Texas, Big Bend National Park, Texas Gulf Coast, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso, Houston, Port Aransas, San Angelo, Lubbock and more
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