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10 books about road trips
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The Open Road: 50 Best Road Trips in the USA (Travel Guide) by Jessica Dunham
Category: Travel Maps
This book was published last year by Moon Travel and takes approximately 24.5 hours to read.
Get inspired and get ready to hit the road with the ultimate guide to America's best road trips! The Open Road: 50 Road Trips Across the USA features: Strategic lists and road trip options: Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, awe-inspiring views, and more Flexible itineraries: 50 different road trips organized by region gear you up for any adventure, from a weekend getaway to a cross-country trip Can't-miss stops from coast to coast: Leaf-peep along the Blue Ridge Parkway, look for wildflowers on Arizona's Apache Trail, or gaze at the mysterious Marfa Lights blinking over the West Texas desert. Snap selfies with kitschy roadside attractions along Route 66, cross the Continental Divide in Colorado, and fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves at your campsite in Big Sur The best local flavors: Eat your way through Vermont's farms, dairies, orchards, and maple houses or indulge in gulf shrimp and fried okra in the South. Sample oysters and craft beers in Oregon or stop for shave ice along the scenic Oahu Coastal Loop Expert advice from seasoned road-tripper Jessica Dunham Comprehensive planning resources: Easy-to-use maps, helpful info on things to do, lodging, and dining for every route, clear directions to each route's starting point, and tips for minimizing your environmental impact along the way Gorgeous, full-color photos and a fold-out map Essential tips for health and safety on the road, navigating weather conditions, strategies for road-tripping with kids and four-legged friends, and playlists and podcasts to soundtrack your adventure Whether you're hugging the coast or driving the Loneliest Road, find your adventure with The Open Road: 50 Road Trips Across the USA. For more in-depth information on a specific road trip, check out Moon's bestselling road trip guides.
50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do by National Geographic
Category: National Parks
This book was published 4 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
The best travel experiences in every state and province, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sights include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, and out-of-the-way museums. Discover the world's longest yard sale in Tennessee; swamp tours in Louisiana; dinosaur trails in Colorado; America's oldest street in NYC; a string of lighthouses in Nova Scotia; authentic Chinese night markets in British Columbia; and the best spot to watch for sea otters on the central California coast. Each entry provides detailed travel information as well as fascinating facts to help fuel your wanderlust and ensure the best vacation possible.
Fodor's The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West: with the Best Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides
Category: Tourist Destinations & Museums
This book was published 2 years ago by Fodor's Travel and takes approximately 26.1 hours to read.
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100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do by Joe Yogerst
Category: State & Local
This book was published 2 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
"A guide to the best parks in the United States and Canada, including activity and accommodation information; information on nearby attractions; top ten lists; and information on local fare"--
The Ultimate Road Trip Guide: How to Visit 47 U.S. National Parks in Two Months on a Budget by Christina Bogantz
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
This book was published last year by The Ultimate Road Trip and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
How would you like to visit all of the U.S. mainland national parks in one epic road trip? Do you think a trip like this is out of the question? Too expensive? Too complicated? Christina and Melissa did it! Their idea seemed crazy: living in a truck for 62 days, visiting 47 national parks, just the 2 of them in 1 small truck-all while on a budget. In The Ultimate Road Trip Guide, they will show you how they... Decided whether or not it really was a possibility Planned such a complex trip Maintained a healthy friendship Managed their finances and traveled on a budget Made a truck their home Kept things organized Packed efficiently Got the most out of each park and destination Cooked from their tailgate kitchen Accessed Wi-Fi and outlets Kept themselves entertained Traveled safely Slept in a truck Stayed clean Traveling in-country is more popular than ever before. Why not stick closer to home and see what America's national parks have to offer? This road trip is the perfect opportunity to see and experience things that you may otherwise never experience. From trekking through snow-covered mountain tops to hiking below ground in caves and caverns, from walking through moss-covered rainforests to strolling along warm sandy beaches, you can traverse it all! From cooling off in icy, glacier melt lakes to relaxing in hot springs, from snorkeling in crystal clear water to paddle boarding with sharks at your feet, to warming up in the steam rising from geysers to feeling refreshed from the mist of a powerful waterfall, you can experience it all! From breathtaking sunrises to clear starry nights, from herds of bison too numerous to count to dolphins swimming carefree alongside the sailboat, from redwoods towering overhead to canyons that drop for miles at your feet, you will be left speechless! From the logistics of planning the best time of year to visit the parks, to building the sleeping platform, to cooking meals from the tailgate, this book answers all the questions! It will equip you with all you need to know for embarking on your own Ultimate Road Trip!
The Most Scenic Drives in America, Newly Revised and Updated: 120 Spectacular Road Trips by Editors of Reader's Digest
This book was published 9 years ago by Reader's Digest and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
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Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen
Category: Travel Maps
This book was published 3 years ago by Moon Travel and takes approximately 31.7 hours to read.
The Road Awaits! Criss-cross the country on America's classic two-lane highways with Road Trip USA! Inside Road Trip USA you'll find: A flexible network of route combinations color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique Over 125 detailed driving maps covering more than 35,000 miles of classic American blacktop Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Insight into the heart of the great American road trip, as well as resources and suggestions for the best books to read as you explore the US Road Trip USA is so full of the beauty of the American highway, why wait to start your next adventure? Hit the Road!
Roadfood, 10th Edition: An Eater's Guide to More Than 1,000 of the Best Local Hot Spots and Hidden Gems Across America (Roadfood: The Coast-To-Coast Guide to the Best Barbecue Join) by Jane Stern
Category: Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
This book was published 4 years ago by Clarkson Potter and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.
A cornucopia for road warriors and armchair epicures alike, Roadfood is a road map to some of the tastiest treasures in the United States. First published in 1977, the original Roadfood became an instant classic. James Beard said, This is a book that you should carry with you, no matter where you are going in these United States. It's a treasure house of information. The 40th anniversary edition of Roadfood includes 1,000 of America's best local eateries along highways and back roads, with nearly 200 new listings, as well as a brand new design. Filled with enticing alternatives for chain-weary-travelers, Roadfood provides descriptions of and directions to (complete with regional maps) the best lobster shacks on the East Coast; the ultimate barbecue joints down South; the most indulgent steak houses in the Midwest; and dozens of top-notch diners, hotdog stands, ice-cream parlors, and uniquely regional finds in between. Each entry delves into the folkways of a restaurant's locale as well as the dining experience itself, and each is written in the Sterns' entertaining and colorful style. The bible for motorists seeking mouthwatering barbecue or homemade pie. - USA Today
Lonely Planet USA's Best Trips (Trips Country) by Simon Richmond
This book was published 3 years ago by Lonely Planet and takes approximately 22.4 hours to read.
51 amazing road trips inside... Inspirational Trip Ideas : 2-day escapes to week-long adventures. See It Like a Local : packed with regional trips and exciting detours. Road Trips Made Easy : maps, detailed directions and expert advice.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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