1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

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by Patricia Schultz
     
 

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The 1,000 Places to See books are pleasurable, inspiring, wondrous, a best-selling phenomenon and, yes, practical: Announcing the updated edition of 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before You Die, The New York Times No. 1 bestseller. Because USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also a guide, this information, including phone numbers,

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The 1,000 Places to See books are pleasurable, inspiring, wondrous, a best-selling phenomenon and, yes, practical: Announcing the updated edition of 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before You Die, The New York Times No. 1 bestseller. Because USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also a guide, this information, including phone numbers, Web addresses, and more, is now completely revised and updated.

For travel season, for long summer weekends, for whenever the mood strikes to pack up the car and set out to discover a new piece of America (and Canada!), 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada is a map to all the unique and wonderful places just around the corner: Sail the Maine Windjammers out of Camden. Explore the gold-mining trails in Alaska’s Denali wilderness. Collect exotic shells on the beaches of Captiva. Play tennis the way it was meant to be—on grass—at the lavish Victorian Newport Casino. Take a barbecue tour of Kansas City—Arthur Bryant’s to Gates to Snead’s. There’s the ice hotel in Quebec, the stalacpipe organ in Virginia, out-of-the-way Civil War battlefields, dude ranches and cowboy poetry readings, and what to do in Louisville after the Derby’s over.

More than 150 places are highlighted as family-friendly, and indices in the back organize the book by subject—wilderness, dining, beaches, world-class museums, sports, festivals, and more.

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This updated, greatly expanded edition of Patricia Schultz's path-finding guide identifies 1,000 truly unforgettable trip destinations in North America. The venues include scenic wilderness sites, exquisite beaches, museums, restaurants, road trips, outdoor sports and adventures. Each entry includes current website and contact information and details about cost and best time to visit. This mammoth, 1200-page, budget-priced book even contains an index that pinpoints prime destinations for families with children. Trip ideas of every type to soothe the soul and lift the spirits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761163367
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Pages:
1200
Sales rank:
72,237
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Schultz is the author of the international bestseller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. She has also written for Fodor’s, Access, and Berlitz travel guides, and Condé Nast Traveler, Islands, Departures, and Harper’s Bazaar. Her home base is in New York City.

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1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book! Much better than AAA. When we are planning a trip we look at this book first, highlight the sights on a map and then plan our route. We have always found great things to do and see in every state that we would have never heard about anywhere else. This book also makes a great gift because it inspires friends and family to travel more and enjoy all the many fascinating places in the USA and Canada!
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