Maui Trailblzer: Where to hike, snorkel, surf, drive

Maui Trailblzer: Where to hike, snorkel, surf, drive

by Jerry Sprout, Janine Sprout

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A guide for families and outdoor adventurers alike, Maui Trailblazer 2012 covers all of the island, and includes day trips to the neighboring islands of Molokai, Lanai, and Molokini. The paperback and Kindle editions of the book have the same content.

Clear directions and concise descriptions lead to all of Maui's well-known attractions, as well as to hidden discoveries that Trailblazer readers have come to expect.

137 different hikes and strolls to tropical rain forests and remote valleys, coastal bluffs and lava caves, Haleakala crater and the Hana Highway, cascading waterfalls, beaches, ridgetops, towns, whale-watching perches, historic sites, and archeological ruins.

Among the 44 snorkeling spots are hike-to coves and the secret places that tour boats go.

Kayakers can pick from about 20 put-ins.

Surfers can select from 38 beaches and decide whether to boogie, board, or body surf. Onlookers will find the best places to watch the surfers, windsurfers and kite-boarders ride the big ones.

The text is complimented by 10 maps and 240 photographs. Driving tours-nine of them-take readers to all the attractions, natural wonders, and historic sites.

A Resource Links section provides numbers for free visitor information and recreational outfitters, as well as hand-picked accommodations and local restaurants to suit every budget and taste bud.

A Best Of section lets you pick the right activity to suit your mood and the day. Appendices include free hula shows, farmer's markets, what to pack, climate, history, fauna, and a Hawaiian glossary.

This new and completely revised third edition for 2012 includes a Trailblazer Kids section for adventuring families.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013398610
Publisher: Diamond Valley Company
Publication date: 09/23/2011
Series: Trailblazer Travel Books , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Janine and Jerry Sprout have spent more than 20 years together exploring the trails, beaches, and attractions of the American West. Their guides are handcrafted and trail-tested. Janine is a professional photographer and graphic designer. Jerry is a former newspaper reporter, award-winning athlete and novelist. Their skills result in outdoor guides that are beautiful to look at and fun to read. Other books in their series: Kauai Trailblazer, Hawaii the Big Island Trailblazer, Oahu Trailblazer, No Worries Hawaii, Alpine Sierra Trailblazer, and Golden Gate Trailblazer. In the works for 2012, No Worries Paris.

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