Details of all the state and national parks. This describes them all, from the vast national parks to little-visited wilderness preserves. Facilities, hiking trails, fees, campgrounds, fishing, canoeing, history, nearby attractions, directions - everything you need. Park maps show what to find and where to find it. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.
Crater Lake National Park is a rare place of ineffable, distracting beauty. Its lake - Crater Lake - is remarkable. It is the deepest lake in the United States and the deepest volcanic lake in the world. The lake formed when Mount Mazama (one of the many ancient volcanic peaks that dot the landscape like a string of pearls stretching from British Columbia to Northern California) exploded in a violent eruption about 7,700 years ago.
You'll find all of the information you need to plan your trip and make it a great success. The English Cotswolds are a chain of undulating, limestone foothills that encompass a quiet, idyllic world of sleepy little towns and villages nestled among the hills and dales. Rising to just over 1,000 feet at the highest point on Cleeve Hill, the Cotswolds are spread across a half-dozen West Midland counties, including Gloucestershire, Avon, Wiltshire, Hereford and Worcester and Oxfordshire.
Here is a fabulous new addition to this acclaimed travel-guide series. Pocket Adventures Switzerland is packed with all the practical travel information you could ever need, including places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, destination-specific travel advice, emergency information, and sections on the region's history and geography that provide listeners with the background knowledge essential to a fantastic holiday.
A vacation at a golf resort - it's a specialized niche for a savvy group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted hours of attention to yardage, par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in Florida.
Looking for an antidote for the doldrums? Take a romantic vacation on Nantucket. This book explores the most romantic inns and hotels to suit all budgets.
This guide seeks to help the traveler choose the best boat for a tour of Alaska. It contains concise information on every vessel cruising Alaskan waters. It states room size, dining arrangements, passenger/crew ratio, itineraries for each ship, and candid comments on the pros and cons of each.
The Travel Hacking Pocket Guide dives into the world of Airline Preferred flyer programs - teaching beginner's how to successfully go from sitting at home to booking reward travel to exotic destinations for under $50. This audiobook is designed to help anyone who wants to travel more but simply doesn't have the funds to buy tickets at full price. Travel is accessible to everyone - if you know where to look.
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This serves as the third volume of a series covering the amazing 50 states. It looks at the facts about each state, its history, and interesting little tidbits of information about each. In this volume Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa are covered.
Following are a few brief excerpts from this guide, written by a lifelong resident of Australia. She covers everything you might want to know about this part of Australia - guaranteed! The places to stay, from budget to luxury, rentals to B&Bs; the restaurants, from fast food to the highest quality; the beachwalks and bushwalks; the wildlife and how to see it; exploring the country by air, on water, by bike, and every other way.
Each year 4.6 million tourists visit Oahu, of whom 3.2 million stay exclusively on Oahu. Another 780,000 tourists visit the Big Island; 800,000 visit Maui; and 530,000 go to Kauai. All tourists come through Oahu because the major airport and deepwater port are there. This is the most thorough guide to the island available, with candid hotel reviews based on personal inspections. Lavish beachfront resorts, rainforest B&Bs, condos, and much more are covered.
Golf resorts - it's a specialized niche for a savvy group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted pages of attention to yardage and par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in the Caribbean. But there are other factors to consider as well, because the point here is to take a vacation, a golf vacation, where you get to luxuriate in your scenic vistas, eat your sumptuous meals, and play your 18 holes, too.
I love Scotland. A beautiful, scenic country with much to recommend it to the tourist. And the history is a big part of that. And a huge contribution to the history of Scotland are the many magnificent castles throughout the land. I'm interested in both (history and castles) so what better way to illustrate that than a book about castles in Scotland. I've already written one which is available on Kindle and now here is Volume II for your enjoyment.
Finally language help that opens the world to the special-needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional audio is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where YOU want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where YOU want to go with confidence. Each instructional CD is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally language help that opens the world to the special-needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
This text provides a practical guide to the great American national parks, how to avoid the crowds, the walking tours, facilities and how to get there. This edition has been expanded to include 49 parks, information on accommodation and dining, camping and tours.
Here is a brand new second edition that has been fully updated. The author is a long-time resident of Budapest, who knows the region intimately and takes us behind the scenes to discover its best features the sights, the places to stay and eat, the shopping, and all the activities. Millions of people every year hike into, bike, drive, or climb into the green valleys and limestone mountain ridges of Hungary s national parks and the hills.
At the start of the 17th century, Paris was known for a few monuments, but it had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like many European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But within a century, Paris would be transformed into the modern and mythic city we now know. Most people associate the signature characteristics of Paris with the 19th century. Joan DeJean demonstrates that the Parisian model for urban space was in fact invented two centuries earlier, when the first full design for the French capital was implemented.
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Interested in experiencing the outdoors but overwhelmed by everything you need to know to backpack safely? Do you have a sudden itch to venture out into the wilderness, wake up next to a babbling brook somewhere and watch the sun slowly come over the horizon? Are you ready to escape (albeit temporarily) from the daily grind and a society that prioritizes consumerism over all else? Backpacking allows us to experience nature in a way that simply isn't achievable through other means.
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Jane's Smart Art Guide to the Fountains of Rome concentrates primarily on the Renaissance and Baroque fountains that refresh the historic heart of the city. Jane, the narrator, will lead you through the extraordinary history of Rome's water supply and the delightful fountains - large and small, plain and fancy - that grace the city. You'll hear about who were the great fountain designers, what constraints they had to deal with, and how they learned to make water behave in different ways.
This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is in-depth and indispensable: for art-lovers and history-buffs, it's the smart way to visit St. Peter's Basilica! Huge in both scale and history, St. Peter's can be overwhelming. But with Jane's engaging narration guiding you through this magnificent building, appreciating the art and architecture, step-by-step, in the context of history, you will experience a deep and lasting appreciation of the essence of this remarkable place.
Based on our much larger guide to Tampa Bay and Florida's West Cost, this zeroes in on Naples and The Everglades, Marco Island and Chokoloskee Island. This easy to listen to audiobook is packed with practical information and enticing facts that make it fun to read: Whether it be suggestions for finding the best food, lodging, kayaking, fishing, or shopping; even driving directions are included.
In this audio tour, we'll walk the streets of Salzburg where Mozart roamed; see where he was born and where his family lived; stand where Julie Andrews and the von Trapp gang sang "Do-Re-Mi"; wander the lovely and soothing cemetery built into the mountain; enter the oldest restaurant in Europe (Charlemagne ate there); explore the palace and gardens built by an archbishop for his lady love and their 10 children; visit the festival halls of the renowned Salzburg Music Festival; and more.
Fra Angelico's magnificent 15th Century frescoes at San Marco monastery in Florence are among the greatest achievements in the history of art. Now you can tour this widely-loved site guided by the scholarship of a highly-regarded art historian. This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is the exclusive audio adaptation of a popular book in The Great Fresco Cycles of the Renaissance series, written by William Hood, Professor of Art History at Oberlin College and a renowned Fra Angelico scholar.
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of Paris will take you through the top 20 sites, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre. This tour includes a map to help you get around, and itineraries to put it all together. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you through the best of the City of Lights.
With Jane guiding you through the Pantheon, you will be immersed in the mystery, meaning and the eternal principles of this ancient monument, appreciating the architecture and the art in the context of history. You will come away with a deep and lasting understanding of the essence of this remarkable place.
Yellowstone is a land of extreme diversity. Nowhere else will you find wolves, bison, and grizzlies living among the largest concentration of hot springs and geysers in the world. The park’s 2.2 million acres is an incongruous landscape of bubbling hot, lunar-like geothermal features, lush green rolling meadowlands, snow covered mountain peaks, colorful canyons, waterfalls, lakes and untamed rivers. It is a park so large, so complex and so fascinating it seems fitting that it owns the title as our world’s first national park! Travel Audios’ park approved audio tour will help you understand what you are seeing and smelling! It is not a mile-by-mile guide; it can be listened to anywhere. It features an impressive group of knowledgeable Park Ranger geologists, biologists and naturalists who explain the geological processes that created the landscape and why this area in Wyoming is such a geothermal hot spot. They’ll tell you about their studies and observations of the park’s wildlife and their experience with massive forest fires.
In 1447, Fra Angelico began painting his heavenly vision on the vault of the San Brizio Chapel in Orivieto, but within months he abandoned his contract. Fifty years later, Luca Signorelli was commissioned to finish the ceiling and to decorate the walls of the room. The result was one of the most original and significant fresco cycles produced in Italy during that historic period of artistic achievement known as the High Renaissance.
Waypoint Tours are educational, entertaining, self-guided tours designed to help plan your travel adventures, enhance travel experience, and cherish your travel memories.
Did you ever wonder what ancient Egyptians looked like? What they wore? What foods they ate and what their writing looked like? And who were those mysterious mummies? You will find out all this and more on this tour. Walk into an actual tomb, read ancient writing, hear where the Egyptians preserved their organs, and examine at a real mummy. You will be amazed and you will have fun as you learn about ancient Egypt, its people, and its artifacts.
Lorenzetti's pioneering secular frescoes in the meeting hall of the Nine Governors (Sala dei Nove) in Siena's Palazzo Pubblico are among the greatest achievements in the history of art. Now art-lovers can appreciate these ground-breaking paintings guided by the scholarship of a well-known historian.
Going-to-the-Sun Road, in Glacier National Park, is one of the most spectacular drives in the world. It promises sensational mountain scenery and the opportunity to view wildlife up close. You won’t be disappointed!
In this travel audioguide narrated by our very own Symbologist, you'll soon be following in the footsteps of Leonardo Da Vinci from the Louvre to Milan where he lived and worked, and onto London and Edinburgh in search of the Holy Grail, Newton's Tomb, and the Knights Templar. In nearly two hours of audio, we'll reveal the facts behind the fictional players while you visit the fabulous places of The Da Vinci Code.
Frommer's Neighborhood Walking Tours take you step by step to the most intriguing spots, full of history and juicy anecdotes, as well as the hidden treasures travelers seldom see. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you on a walking tour of Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Includes a full-color map.
Thousands of visitors to Paris have walked through its historic and enchanting quarters with the classic Pariswalks guidebook in hand. Now you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on the historic buildings, colorful shops, and hidden courtyards, and enjoy your own personally guided audio tour of Paris with the Pariswalks Audio Guide. Each walk is designed as a fascinating half day experience.