Palm Springs and Desert Resorts: Great Destinations: A Complete Guide

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"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered... Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture and history."—National Geographic Traveler

This book leaves no stone unturned. A complete guide that includes many wonderful sights not included in other travel books. The long history of celebrity association in Palm Springs is regaled in detail (including some juicy gossip)!

Distinctive for their accuracy,...

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Palm Springs and Desert Resorts: Great Destinations: A Complete Guide

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Overview

"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered... Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture and history."—National Geographic Traveler

This book leaves no stone unturned. A complete guide that includes many wonderful sights not included in other travel books. The long history of celebrity association in Palm Springs is regaled in detail (including some juicy gossip)!

Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect gateway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include these helpful features: chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation and more; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; and maps of regions and locales.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581570489
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 11/3/2008
  • Series: Great Destinations Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 779,181
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher P. Baker is one of the world’s foremost travel writer/photographers. He is a leading authority on the Caribbean and Central America travel. Baker’s award-winning work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, Saveur, Maxim, and Elle, and his many awards include the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award Travel Journalist of the Year. Baker lives in Palm Springs, CA.
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