Filled with helpful travel tips and beautiful National Geographic photography, this expert guide showcases the best experiences in the top national, state, and city parks throughout North America.
In the sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 ideas, National Geographic turns to the United States' and Canada's most pristineand adventure-fillednational, state, and city parks with 5,000 ideas for the ultimate vacation. Showcasing the best experiences, both obvious and unexpected, each entry in this robust guide provides an overview of the park, detailed travel advice, fascinating facts, insider knowledge about wildlife, and expert tips for hiking, biking, camping, and exploring. From the geysers of Yellowstone National Park to the Everglades' Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail and the stunning peaks of Banff and Jasper in Alberta, each page will fuel your wanderlust. Plus, explore the natural beauty tucked away in cities like New York's Central Park and Boston Commons, and find bonus parks with day-trip suggestions to nearby neighbors. Top 10 lists throughout highlight best-of destinations for river trips, monuments, panoramic views, beaches, and more. This comprehensive book provides all the inspiration and information you need to plan your next park visitand make it a memorable one.
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
With three decades as an editor, writer, and photographer under his belt, JOE YOGERST has lived and worked on four continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. His writing has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Islands Magazine, the International New York Times (Paris), and numerous National Geographic books including 50 States, 5,000 Ideas; Destinations of a Lifetime; and National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States. He has won four Lowell Thomas Awards, including one for Long Road South, his National Geographic book about driving the Pan American Highway from Texas to Argentina. He lives in San Diego, California.