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Walking New York
Walking New York
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travelogues and Memoirs

See the best of New York with this streamlined, itinerary-driven guide, created in a handy, take-along format. Part of a brand-new series from National Geographic that showcases the world's great cities, Walking New York is divided into the following sections: The Whirlwind Tours section shows you how to see the entire city in a day or a weekend; what sights will interest kids most; plus, a hedonist's tour that's pure pleasure from dawn to midnight and beyond. The Neighborhoods section of the book presents the city broken down into 15-odd itineraries that lead you on a step-by-step tour to the best sights in each of the city's greatest neighborhoods—from Lower Manhattan and The Villages to Central Park, Harlem, and the Outer Boroughs. Travel Essentials provides information on how to get to the city and how to get around, as well as hand-picked hotels and restaurants.


$14.95
$9.99
How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, and Hassle)
How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, and Hassle)
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Consumer travel advocate Christopher Elliott gives you the inside scoop on how to travel smart in this new guide from National Geographic. Calling on practical advice accumulated from more than 20 years of experience in the field, Elliott guides you through the complexities of travel—from cruises to car rentals, travel insurance to time shares, restaurants to resorts, and airlines to agents—and arms you with all the information you need for a successful trip. Full of actionable advice and the answers to the most common—and perplexing—questions, Elliott guides readers through the new rules of travel and breaks through the virtual confusion of pricing, offers, discounts, packages, and every imaginable aspect of a trip, every step of the way. For beginning and seasoned travelers, for business and pleasure trips, this is the ultimate consumer guide to yourjourneys domestically or around the world.


$19.95
New England Outdoor Guide
New England Outdoor Guide
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

From the celebrated national parks to the lesser-known state parks and wildlife refuges, this landmark series encourages readers to experience a region firsthand, providing detailed descriptions and information about the landscapes, flora, and fauna. Acclaimed nature writers Mel White (a veteran travel scribe) and Gary Ferguson (acclaimed author of The Sylvan Path) enrich these latest guidebooks with enticing narratives and insights into physiography, natural history, and plant life.


$24.00
$16.80
New York, 3rd Edition
New York, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

National Geographic showcases the Big Apple in all its vibrancy, from the Guggenheim Museum and the splashy new Time-Warner Center uptown to trendy, iron-wrought SoHo downtown, fashionable Brooklyn Heights to Washington Square Park and the Museum of Modern Art.


$22.95
New Zealand, 2nd Edition
New Zealand, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

From the heart of Auckland and Christchurch to the lakes around Queenstown; from the fjords of Milford Sound to towering Mt. Cook on the South Island; and from the beautiful Bay of Islands to the bubbling sulfur springs of Rotorua in the North, this guide gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this unique land on the other side of the world. Australian native and frequent Kiwi visitor Peter Turner escorts you through the incredibly varied land- and cityscapes that are today's New Zealand. Starting with a detailed introduction to the country's history, food, land, and culture, the book explores every corner of New Zealand, starting with Auckland, the bustling cosmopolitan jewel in the North. Turner takes readers down the islands to such magical places as Kiakoura, where you can swim with wild dolphins; stately Wellington, the proud and lively capital; Westland National Park, with its incredible gleaming glaciers; and charming Christchurch, whose gardens and parks give it a distinctly British feel. Special sidebars describe such topics as the Maori, the national obsession of rugby, and the many adventure activities (like bungee jumping, which originated outside Queenstown) that people often associate with the country.


$25.95
New Zealand
New Zealand
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

New Zealand comes alive in vivid images in this up-to-the-minute edition.


$25.95
New Orleans, 2nd Edition
New Orleans, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada
National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.
$22.95
$17.99
New York, 4th Edition
New York, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

The updated and revised National Geographic Traveler: New York gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this incredibly varied and vibrant city. From exploring Manhattan's most innovative and greenest buildings, to the best chance for a U2 sighting at soul food restaurants in Harlem, to trendy and fashionable TriBeCa, to a splashy new feature on bohemian-chic Chelsea and the High Line, to the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art in midtown Manhattan, and getting around on CitiBike, National Geographic guides you to the best known sights, and lesser known ones as well.


$22.95
Naples and Southern Italy, 2nd edition
Naples and Southern Italy, 2nd edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Birthplace of pizza and a treasure-trove of museums, art galleries, and medieval palaces, Naples is the centerpiece of National Geographic's Traveler guide to southern Italy. The book points you to the city's best spots, then heads to Pompeii and Herculaneium, the Amalfi Coast, and fabled Capri and other offshore islands. Also on the itinerary are Puglia, filled with unusual trulli, Basilicata, Campania, and Calabria, along with excursions to Sicily and Sardinia—two fascinating islands whose rich art, culture, language, and history are fiercely separate from those of the mainland.


$21.95
South Africa
South Africa
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Africa

South Africa offers vibrant cities and wildlife wonders. Our exciting new title in the Traveler series covers everything—from Cape Town to Johannesburg to seeing the "big five" on safari.


$25.95
California, 4th Edition
California, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Californian Greg Critser begins this National Geographic guide in Los Angeles, with the beach communities of Venice and Santa Monica, and moves on to the Getty Center and the venues of the stars. Southward, you visit the Orange County beaches and a string of affluent seaside towns, including glitzy Laguna Beach and artsy La Jolla. The beautiful city of San Diego awaits with the world-class museums and zoo at Balboa Park, the fairy-tale Hotel Del, and the beautifully restored old town, with its Mexican flair. Moving north along the coast, you take in Father Serra's missions, the jaw-dropping Big Sur scenery, moneyed Carmel and historic Monterey. Discover the best of San Francisco, essentially a city of neighborhoods, each one offering something special—Chinatown, North Beach, the revitalized South of Market area. Critser then explains how to get the most out of your visit to Napa Valley, as well as the neighboring Sonoma and Alexander Valleys, just as famous for their wines. From here, you enter the little-traveled realm of the redwoods, preserved in such magnificent parks as Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park.


$27.95
Portugal, 2nd Edition
Portugal, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Portugal is a captivating, sun-drenched land of diversity packed into an area smaller than the state of Indiana. Exploring this fascinating country, National Geographic Traveler: Portugal, 2nd Edition opens with a detailed introduction to the country's history, food, land, and culture. From the hidden alleys and grand palaces of Lisbon, Portugal's elegant capital city, to the beautiful gardens of the remote Madeira Islands off the Atlantic coast, readers will discover each of the country's seven regions. Special detailed sidebars discuss such diverse topics as Portugal's famous wines and the sultry and soulful music known as Fado.


$22.95
$15.99
Sydney, 2nd Edition
Sydney, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

This National Geographic travel guide to Sydney, Australia is completely updated and revised, with brand-new photographs, new experiential sidebars, insider tips from National Geographic experts and others, as well as a useful "charting your trip" section that helps you plot your upcoming adventure in Sydney.


$22.95
$15.99
Japan, 3rd Edition
Japan, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Asia

National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.


$27.95
The Edge of Maine
The Edge of Maine
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travelogues and Memoirs

Geoffrey Wolff has spent more than 30 summers in Maine—sailing its coastal waters, climbing its rocky peaks, and communing with its natives. Now, with the voice of a skilled and passionate insider, Wolff brings readers into the heart of this region, explaining the characteristics that make it so unique. Deeply informative and stylishly written, The Edge of Maine is travel literature at its best.


$20.00