Fodor's Citypack Seattle

Fodor's Citypack Seattle

by Fodor's Travel Publications


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The electrifying vistas of the Yosemite Valley and neighboring Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks continue to exert a magnetic attraction for America's nature lovers. Giant sequoia groves, thundering cascades, and epic climbs--it's all here, and this guide takes travelers right to the heart of the best trails, experiences, and places to stay.

-EXPANDED COVERAGE: Fully updated coverage of the parks' sites and lodgings along with new dining, lodging, and shopping reviews for the nearby gateway towns ensure that travelers receive the most up-to-date information on Yosemite and Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks.

-ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Dazzling full-color photographs illustrate the parks' beauty and make the guide a memorable keepsake. Clear, easy-to-read maps show sites, topography, and trailheads. Topical, illustrated essays on Ansel Adams, Yosemite's Indian Wars, bears, and wildfires, to name just a few, offer background on the rich cultural and natural history of the parks.

-INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Our authors give a personal, insider's tour of these national treasures. A special chapter on flora, fauna, and geography is a fun reference tool, while a handy chart detailing all of Yosemite's free shuttles makes getting around a cinch. A 14-page Spotlight on rock climbing spans the range from easier routes to big walls.

-SPECIAL EVENTS: To celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016, the National Park Service will initiate a far-reaching public engagement campaign to increase interest in iconic parks like Yosemite and Kings Canyon/Sequoia. Throughout 2016, there will be fun events, exhibits, and educational opportunities to commemorate the centennial.

-COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: Fodor's guide to Yosemite and Sequoia/ Kings Canyon National Parks is the most inspirational Yosemite guide available--none of the competition is entirely full color with so many full-page photos.

-DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Compass American Guides: Yosemite & Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife.

-ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780676901719
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/1902
Series: Fodor's Citypacks Series , #2
Edition description: BOOK&MAP
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.36(d)

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