Insight Guides: USA on the Road

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IG USA on the Road is the ultimate travel guide to the ultimate trip. Five carefully planned routes feature all the practical information you need to plan and enjoy the trip of a lifetime, accompanied by stunning travel photography. It features fascinating essays on the history of road travel in the USA, plus money-saving tips and suggestions for interesting detours.  
Be inspired by our Best of the USA section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences. ...

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Overview

IG USA on the Road is the ultimate travel guide to the ultimate trip. Five carefully planned routes feature all the practical information you need to plan and enjoy the trip of a lifetime, accompanied by stunning travel photography. It features fascinating essays on the history of road travel in the USA, plus money-saving tips and suggestions for interesting detours.  
Be inspired by our Best of the USA section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences. Informative Photo Features show you how to make the most of a short stay in any of the major hub cities.
In the Places section, each route is broken down into three or four parts, with full-color route maps and detailed summaries of the key sights en route.
A comprehensive Travel Tips section provides all the travel advice you need to plan your road trip. Our selective listings for hotel and restaurants direct visitors to authentic establishments with local character.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780051260
  • Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Series: Insight Guides Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 637,903
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicky Leach is an award-winning travel writer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a long-time Insight Guide contributor whose work appears in Insight Guides to New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Florida, and numerous other destinations.

Fran Severn has written about a school for butlers in London, worked on a cattle ranch in New Mexico, ridden camels in Morocco, and gotten lost in the back streets of Jerusalem. A private pilot, she has flown across the US and Canada. Fran has written more than 200 articles for publications as varied as Delta Sky and Western Horseman, is a contributing writer to the on-line travel publication Striped Pot, and blogs for Chesapeake Life Magazine.

Bill Scheller has worked with Insight guides since 1999. Among the books he has contributed to are IG New England, IG Florida and City Guide Boston.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Best of the United States
We’re on the Road to Somewhere

History
Decisive Dates
The Transportation Revolution

Features
American Artists and the Road
Route 66: America’ s Main Street
A Short Stay in New York City
A Short Stay in Miami
A Short Stay in Boston
A Short Stay in Seattle
A Short Stay in Washington, DC
A Short Stay in Los Angeles
A Short Stay in Atlanta
A Short Stay in San Diego

Places
Introduction
The Atlantic Route
The Northern Route
The Central Route
The Southern Route
The Pacific Route

Travel Tips
TRANSPORTATION
ACCOMMODATION
EATING OUT
ACTIVITIES
A–Z: PRACTICAL INFORMATION
FURTHER READING

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