Have you ever wondered where the best places to go are to see leaping salmon, rutting deer, diving gannets, breaching whales or bluebell woods in full bloom? The British Isles are home to some of the richest and most varied wildlife to be found in Europe, and knowing when and where to go is the key to seeing Britain's natural beauty at its very best.
Lace up your boots and sample more than one hundred hikes in America's most famous national park. Geysers, paint pots, and glowing blue pools; deep canyons with plunging waterfalls; broad river valleys with seemingly endless views; and tall rugged mountains-Yellowstone National Park is a hiker's paradise with more than 800 miles of trails. Let veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider guide you on a wide variety of day hikes and extended backpacking trips into the vast interior of this national treasure.
From soaring skyscrapers to rumbling subways, power shopping to bargain–hunting, world–renowned restaurants to neighborhood delis and pizzerias, majestic cathedrals to Times Square New York has it all. Chances are you can′t do it all, but this friendly guide helps you take a big bite out of the Big Apple.
Full-color coffee-table quality hiking guidebook with lush, hand-drawn trail maps* Written by Washington's godfathers of hiking guidebooks, Harvey Manning and Ira Spring* In a state rich with luscious trails, these hikes are the ones you can't miss (or, at least, must start with)100 Classic Hikes in Washington is the progeny of Washington's first hiking guidebook, and is the best-selling guidebook of all time. There's a reason: it's gorgeous. The photos of trails and vistas are breathtaking.
With over 2,000 miles of navigable waterway in the UK, Britain's Canals are an asset to be treasured by everyone. Nick Corble has written an accessible guide which will help you get the best out of a visit or a boating holiday on the canal network. Whether your interest lies in the history, the flora and fauna to be found along the towpath, or even the types of boats and their decoration, there is enough in Britain's Canals: A Handbook to inform and entertain.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: California will lead you straight to the best attractions California has to offer and provides the insider travel tips you need, whether you're making the most of the nightlife or exploring historic towns and museums.
The 1,000 Places to See books are pleasurable, inspiring, wondrous, a best-selling phenomenon and, yes, practical: Announcing the updated edition of 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before You Die, The New York Times No. 1 bestseller. Because USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also a guide, this information, including phone numbers, Web addresses, and more, is now completely revised and updated.