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  • National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States, 5th Ed. (National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States)

    National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States, 5th Ed. (National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   National Geographic Society
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   National Geographic; 5 edition (2006, Feb 21st).
    Pages:   480

    Featuring 80 all new maps and more than 350 photos, this guide is the most comprehensive, up-to-the-minute book of its kind on the market today. A perennial favorite with almost a million copies sold in previous editions, it reflects National Geographic's century-long association with America's national parks system and its peerless reputation for travel expertise and cartographic excellence. The book opens with an essay by Yellowstone authority Paul Schullery, and an introduction to the guide with a locator map showing all 58 of these American treasures (including the newest, South Carolina's Congree National Park). Next, the parks are presented alphabetically region-by-region, with individual maps and geographical profiles of each. These colorfully illustrated descriptions offer tours tailored to the time available, whether it's an hour or a week, and tell visitors the best spots to enjoy hikes, spectacular vistas, wildlife and more. more

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  • Frommer's England and the Best of Wales 2012 (Frommer's Complete Guides)

    Frommer's England and the Best of Wales 2012 (Frommer's Complete Guides)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Donald Strachan
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Frommers; 1 edition (2011, Nov 29th).
    Pages:   800

    Frommer's Complete Guides America's #1 bestselling travel seriesMore full-color guides than ever beforeFoldout maps in annual guidesOutspoken opinions, exact prices, and insider tips more

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  • Frommer's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks (Park Guides)

    Frommer's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks (Park Guides)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Eric Peterson
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Frommers; 8 edition (2012, Feb 28th).
    Pages:   264

    Insider advice on how to best experience some of the country's most dazzling natural landscapes, including tips on the best views, the best backcountry trails, the best scenic drives, and the best activities outside of the parks.Insightful commentary on park landmarks and specific trails, from the majestic Old Faithful Geyser to the iconic, colorful Mammoth Hot Springs to the solitary Signal Mountain Summit Trail.Detailed practical information, including tips on safety, advice for beginning backpackers, wildlife guides, and when and where to go to avoid the crowds.Opinionated write-ups of hotels and restaurants. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations—they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. more

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  • Frommer's New Orleans (Frommer's Color Complete)

    Frommer's New Orleans (Frommer's Color Complete)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Diana K. Schwam
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Frommers; 5 edition (2012, Jan 3rd).
    Pages:   384

    Frommer's Complete Guides - IN FULL COLORAmerica's #1 bestselling travel seriesMore full-color guides than ever beforeFoldout maps in annual guidesOutspoken opinions, exact prices, and insider tips more

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  • Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park (Park Guides)

    Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park (Park Guides)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Shane Christensen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Frommers; 8 edition (2012, Mar 6th).
    Pages:   216

    Frommer's Complete GuidesAmerica's #1 bestselling travel seriesMore full-color guides than ever beforeFoldout maps in annual guidesOutspoken opinions, exact prices, and insider tips more

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  • Frommer's Alaska Cruises and Ports of Call

    Frommer's Alaska Cruises and Ports of Call

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Fran Wenograd Golden
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Frommers; 14 edition (2012, Feb 7th).
    Pages:   320

    NOW IN FULL COLOR! Insider advice on getting the best deal on your Alaska cruise, picking the right ship for you, selecting the perfect shore excursion, and hitting all the highlights that each port city has to offer, from Juneau to Sitka to Prince William Sound. Plus tips for navigating such cruisetour destinations as Denali and The Yukon Territory if you want to spend some time on land in Alaska as an add-on to your cruise.Insightful commentary on Alaska’s dazzling natural scenery, from Misty Fjords National Monument and Tracy Arm to Hubbard Glacier and Denali National Park.Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about cruising and Alaska--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. more

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  • The Everything Family Guide to Budget Travel: Hundreds of fun family vacations to fit any budget (Everything Series)

    The Everything Family Guide to Budget Travel: Hundreds of fun family vacations to fit any budget (Everything Series)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kelly Merritt
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Adams Media (2011, Mar 18th).
    Pages:   432

    Planning a fun family vacation doesn't have to break the bank. Travel writer Kelly Gray offers creative ways to plan affordable trips. Families with young children can visit popular sites at off-peak times. Adventurers can travel off the beaten path. And everyone can look for historic sites, scenic areas, and fun-filled attractions close to home. Featuring unique, family-friendly destinations, including:Camping, from the mountains to our national parksAdventure travelWater and island vacationsAll-inclusive resorts and cruisesSpecial-interest travel locationsTrips to Europe and beyondThis book helps you make the most affordable decisions about lodging, food, and tourist attractions. This easy-to-use guide will be an invaluable tool families simply won't travel without!. more

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