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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada
National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Canada's 42 National Parks are beautifully showcased in this first edition official guidebook for the 2011 100th anniversary of Parks Canada. In the same manner that the best-selling National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States covers America's crown jewels, this book is a handy, practical, and extensively illustrated guide to help visitors plan and execute their trips to all the Canadian national parks. It also offers short excursions to more than 40 National Historical Sites and the four National Marine Conservation Areas. Written by authors who know Canada's national parks well, this volume includes seasonal facts on these stunning and vital wilderness areas as well as guidance for getting there, when to go, how to visit, practical information on where to stay, and detailed descriptions of specific places within each park. Stunning photographs and custom, one-of-a-kind maps prepared by National Geographic cartographers enhance the entries. Just in time for the Parks Canada milestone anniversary, this guide will inspire visitors to celebrate the treasures of Canada, from the pristine shorelines of British Columbia's Pacific Rim to Newfoundland's Gros Morne and from the Arctic landscape of Aulavik to the prairies of Grasslands.


$26.00
1812: A Traveler's Guide
1812: A Traveler's Guide
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

Amid intense media interest around the bicentennial of the war that led to Canada's independence and the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner," 1812 takes readers on a comprehensive tour of the sites in both Canada and the U.S. that figured prominently in this landmark historical event. This is the only guide that contains both Canadian and U.S. sites, taking the reader to war-related landmarks. Readers journey from the Great Lakes, down the Eastern Seaboard, to New Orleans, reliving such famous battles as Tippecanoe, Queenston Heights, Horseshoe Bend, and Chalmette, and visiting such celebrated sites as the USS Constitution, Governors Island, Fort McHenry, and the White House. Organized by geography in six chapters, each focusing on a different theater of war, this lushly illustrated, handy guide includes text that explains how the war played out, as well as how to visit each site, fact-filled sidebars, visitor information, and easy-to-read maps. The compact trim size and succinct presentation of information make the book a must-have souvenir for anyone joining in the bicentennial festivities or interested in the War of 1812.


$13.95
Canada, 2nd Edition
Canada, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

More than four million Americans visit Canada every year, and this comprehensive, coast-to-coast guide presents the best of everything our neighbor to the north has to offer. From the Maritime Provinces to the exciting cities of the Pacific shores, here's all any traveler could want.


$27.95
National Geographic Field Guide To The Water's Edge
National Geographic Field Guide To The Water's Edge
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

The book guides the exploring naturalist to water's edge destinations throughout North America including Canada and Alaska. Main sections of the book cover three ocean coastlines, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific; estuaries and wetlands; lakes, including the Great Lakes; and rivers, from the great Mississippi and Columbia to backyard streams. Identification guides and interesting information on plants, animals, shells, and other curiosities to be found along each water's edge accompany photographs and illustrations.


$21.95
San Francisco, 4th Edition
San Francisco, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Taking travelers around a city that he knows intimately, native Californian Jerry Dunn showcases San Francisco's many different neighborhoods in this National Geographic guide. The Financial District's skyscrapers shape the city's famous skyline, but it also contains gems bespeaking the past, including the Palace Hotel with its stained-glass-domed dining room, and the gold-rush buildings of Jackson Square. Next it's onto shop-filled Union Square and high-class Nob Hill, with its famous view from California Street overlooking the Bay Bridge. Dunn helps you find hidden temples and locally favorite restaurants in Chinatown, while Italian pizzazz, Beatnik memories, and magnificent scenery await in North Beach. Fisherman's Wharf is a crowd pleaser, with its stands of crabbers selling their daily catch and plenty of restaurants to sample the local fare. Here, too, you can embark on an adventure to Alcatraz.


$22.95
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
Arizona, 4th edition
Arizona, 4th edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

From the Grand Canyon to the Petrified Forest, snow-capped mountains to the Sonoran Desert, and fabled Route 66 to the Coronado Trail, National Geographic Traveler: Arizona, 3rd Edition, by Southwesterner Bill Weir covers the state's rich culture and stunning landscapes that make it one of the top destinations in the country, attracting 31 million visitors each year.


$22.95
Washington, D.C., 4th edition
Washington, D.C., 4th edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

The latest edition of our Traveler guide to Washington, D.C., offers visitors everything they need to know to explore the many monuments, museums, lively neighborhoods, and hidden treasures of our vibrant capital city. Find tips and descriptions for cultural sites from the National Air and Space Museum to the White House.


$22.95
Miami and the Keys, 4th Edition
Miami and the Keys, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

This exciting city dubbed "the Gateway to the Americas" is the leading financial hub of the region and an international mecca where more residents speak Spanish than English.


$22.95
$15.99
California, 3rd Edition
California, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

National Geographic brings you the best of the Golden State, from its flashy film industry to its towering redwood trees.


$27.95
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
Alaska, 2nd Edition
Alaska, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska is America's last frontier. Get the latest on native arts, bear watching, dog sledding, gold panning, and more.


$22.95
San Diego, 2nd Edition
San Diego, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Consistently among the top five travel destinations in America, San Diego offers sun, surf, and a cosmopolitan cultural scene—and with this updated guide, visitors will feel right at home both in the city and the surrounding towns that define "beach life" at its Southern California best.


$22.95
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
Los Angeles, 1st Edition
Los Angeles, 1st Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Los Angeles has Hollywood and celebrity in spades. It also has a fascinating history and intriguing old neighborhoods. With this National Geographic guidebook, you'll be able to take it all in, from downtown to Koreatown to Venice Beach and beyond.


$22.95
Miami and the Keys, 2nd Edition
Miami and the Keys, 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
$12.95
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
Washington, DC, 5th Edition
Washington, DC, 5th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

A primer on the national capital's many facets, the fully updated and revised National Geographic Traveler: Washington, D.C., is a must-have for any visitor. Detailed, informative entries on the city's main sites—including the Capitol, White House, and museum-laden National Mall—provide background information on each place, along with logistics on how best to visit. Also included are lesser known sites such as Dumbarton Oaks and its gorgeous gardens; bustling Eastern Market, a popular weekend brunch stop; and Frederick Douglas's former residence, Cedar Hill. Self-guided walks help you get to know different areas, including a brick sidewalk tour of stately Georgetown and a spin around the president's neighborhood. Extensive features help explain some of the undercurrents of this fascinating place, including insights into the political machine and how Old Guard Washington works. The guide also includes the popular Insider Tips from National Geographic and local experts on favorite or little-known sights and events, as well as dozens of experiential sidebars, including participating in the kite-flying festival and reliving black history in the U Street area.


$22.95
Alaska, 3rd Edition
Alaska, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska, the last frontier, is a land of breathtaking natural scenery and rich cultural heritage. From Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks to the outpost of Ketchikan to arctic Barrow to the spectacular Dalton Highway, expert travel writer and Alaska authority Bob Devine is a deft guide to all the best spots, and lesser-known ones as well. The book's seven chapters cover the Southeast's Inside Passage, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, the Southwest, Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Denali National Park and environs, and the Bush. Special features include in-depth spreads on native arts, bear watching, the birders of Attu Island, sled dog touring, sea kayaking instruction, gold panning, and national park field seminars, as well as specially mapped driving and walking tours, among them a spectacular drive around Kodiak Island. As in all National Geographic Travelers, vivid photographs capture Alaska's beauty, and detailed maps ensure you won't get lost.


$22.95