- The ultimate insider's guide to New York's museums- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides- Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 300 titles and 1.8 million copies in print worldwide- Appeals to both the local market (more than 20 million people call the New York metropolitan area home) and the tourist market (more than 60 million people visit New York City every year )- Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsNew Yorkers love their museums. It's an obsession. From Gauguin to gangsters, finance to food, New York City has the richest museum culture in the world. Only here, can a former rundown tenement, be transformed to one of the most beloved museums in the city. And for New Yorkers, simply finding the best museums is an urban sport itself; a personal quest to seek out the cool, the curious and the uncanny. Consider this book your little cheat sheet. A treasure guide to the secret corners of the iconic museums, a field guide to the little museums you never dreamed existed. Dive in. Press pause from the world and discover a curated reality. We learn, we grow, we are amused and inspired. And when we leave, we feel a little more connected to the city around us, and to ourselves. And that's what being a New Yorker is all about.
Founded in 1790, Washington, DC, offers some of the country's most notable architecture and significant sites. Along with its renowned buildings, monuments, gardens and museums, the national capital also features some unexpected treasures.
Photographs that capture the history and beauty of the city include:
The outstanding photographs and lively captions that fill this new book show why Washington, DC, is one of America's great destinations.
The America the Beautiful series takes readers on a photographic tour of the country's most beautiful states and most vibrant cities. Top photographers contribute their best images of both well-known destinations and hidden gems. Clear and informative captions bring each scene to life. These handsomely designed books show the beauty of each destination and will be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.
Get into Minnesota's most rugged and scenic wild places.
From Duluth to Grand Portage, discover magnificent trails that wind through eight state parks, the Superior National Forest, the Superior Hiking Trail, and even into the BWCAW Naturalist and North Shore expert Andrew Slade has scouted out over 300 miles of trails along inland ridges and Lake Superior shoreline for this indispensable guide. Grab your boots and go
Those new to Minnesota's North Shore, as well as experienced hikers in Lake Superior country, will find Hiking the North Shore the most comprehensive resource around. The featured day hikes range from 2 miles to 12 miles, including trails perfect for families with young kids, challenges for hard-core adventure seekers, and moderate hikes for everyone in between. Each spotlighted trail includes driving directions, maps, mileage points, landmarks, and time estimates. Andrew also provides expert suggestions for planning your hikes for spring wildflowers, summer berries, or fall colors; recommendations for nearby restaurants, lodgings, campsites, and museums; and more He has hiked every trail, checked out every overlook, and visited every waterfall, so you can plan a perfect day's hike.
Find recommendations for short and easy hikes that will quickly plunge you into a true North Shore experience, as well as longer, more challenging hikes that will take you to the highest points in Minnesota, unusual geological formations, and old-growth forests. Hiking the North Shore encourages and inspires hikers of all skill levels to get out and explore these beautiful routes. What are you waiting for?
-Visit Los Angeles in the footsteps of a local and track down the city's best-kept secrets -Perfect for tourists who want to avoid the usual hotspots, and for locals who want to get to know their city even better -A new edition in Luster's successful, practical, and attractive series of city guides Los Angeles has so much to offer, and this guide helps you to choose where to start when discovering this beautiful city. In The 500 Hidden Secrets of Los Angeles Andrea Richards shares 500 must-know addresses in one of the coolest cities in the United States, such as: - the 5 most laid-back beach caf s - 5 places to buy a dress for the Oscars - the 5 most fun attractions in Griffith Park - 5 private collections open to the public - the 5 most unlikely places to see celebs
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Lonely Planet Alaska is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wonder at epic glaciers, spot bears the size of bison, or catch the midnight sun in the Arctic Circle all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Alaska and begin your journey now
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The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Alaska, our most comprehensive guide to Alaska, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.
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- Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day trips, a week on the road, families with kids, wildlife enthusiasts, and more
- The Best Hikes in Glacier: Individual trail maps, mileage and elevation gains, and backpacking options
- Experience the Outdoors: Find ideas for kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, skiing, and more. Trek through fields of alpine wildflowers and walk beneath waterfalls. Go whitewater rafting, cast a line into the Flathead River for wild trout, or hop on a guided horseback ride. Drive or bike the Going-to-Sun Road, take in views of snowy peaks and glaciers, and spot wild moose or grizzlies roaming the mountainside. Spend a night in a historic lakeside lodge, or set up camp under the stars
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- Expertise and Know-How: Explore Glacier with former park guide and local Becky Lomax
The definitive guide for tourists and locals alike, this comprehensive guidebook draws on a lifetime of local experience for 1001 great things to do in Los Angeles.Probably more than any other major cultural metropolis, Los Angeles is a city for those in the know. A guide like no other, this is the first book to go beyond locations and events to tap into the variety of things only a local could know. The Best Things to Do in Los Angeles explores every aspect of Los Angeles life. Find the best spots to view the Hollywood sign or exactly where to catch postgame fireworks at Dodger Stadium. Track down the most authentic eateries in ethnic enclaves, and engage in L.A.'s legendary food wars, from hamburgers to French dips. Follow the most beautiful routes up and down the Pacific coast, take your own unique architectural tour of the Hollywood Hills, or find out where the city's best bookstores are and read up on it all instead. Organized by theme - from destinations to views and sights, food and drink, and of course the Hollywood trail of superstar haunts and famous locations - and with contributions from celebrated Angelenos including, Gary Baseman, Flea, Ludo Lefebvre, Sasha Spielberg, and more, this is simply the most helpful and fun guidebook there is to the City of Angels.
It's Time to Take a Hike in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The best way to experience Albuquerque is by hiking it Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts David Ryan and Stephen Ausherman as they help you find and enjoy the top hikes within 60 miles of the Duke City. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, ancient ruins, and petroglyphs that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Experience the black-lava badlands in El Malpais National Monument. Enjoy cool aspen woodlands in Santa Fe National Forest. Explore new trails in the Galisteo Basin and the Valles Caldera. Immerse yourself in history with nostalgic walks along the Rio Grande--not to mention ancient pueblos, old mining camps, slot canyons, and more. With Albuquerque residents David Ryan and Stephen Ausherman as your guides, you'll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the city's best hikes
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you're going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Plus, the local authors' recommended hikes by category help you find the perfect trails for every occasion. Whether you're a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Albuquerque and the surrounding communities.