National Parks of America 1: Experience America's 59 National Parks (Lonely Planet)

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Product Description To celebrate America's amazing national parks, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 59 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure. America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geothermal site in Yellowstone; the grandest canyon. From Acadia to Zion, this beautiful introduction to America's preserved natural treasures is packed with landscape photography, original wildlife illustrations, and practical information. You will surely be inspired to rediscover these incredible spaces and find out why they're worth celebrating and you'll have all the tools to plan the first of many exciting trips. This book is intended to be a practical introduction to each of America's 59 national parks, distilled by Lonely Planet's expert authors. We highlight the best activities and trails, explain how to get there and where to stay, show you the wildlife to watch out for, and suggest ideal itineraries. Whether you're lucky enough to have a park on your doorstep or need to travel further, we hope that the following pages inspire you both the iconic and lesser-known gems that make up the USA's diversely breathtaking expanses. Covers all 59 US National Parks: Acadia American Samoa Arches Badlands Big Bend Biscayne Black Canyon of the Gunnison Bryce Canyon Canyonlands Capitol Reef Carlsbad Caverns Channel Islands Congaree Crater Lake Cuyahoga Valley Death Valley Denali Dry Tortugas Everglades Gates of the Arctic Glacier Glacier Bay Grand Canyon Grand Teton Great Basin Great Sand Dunes Great Smoky Mountains Guadalupe Mountains Haleakal? Hawaii Volcanoes Hot Springs Isle Royale Joshua Tree Katmai Kenai Fjords Kings Canyon Kobuk Valley Lake Clark Lassen Volcanic Mammoth Cave Mesa Verde Mt Rainier North Cascades Olympic Petrified Forest Pinnacles Redwood Rocky Mountain Saguaro Sequoia Shenandoah Theodore Roosevelt Virgin Islands Voyageurs Wind Cave Wrangell-St Elias Yellowstone Yosemite Zion About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. Review "A glossy, lavishly illustrated guide to the country’s most famous national parks, from Acadia to Zion, with tips on where to stay, what to look for and suggested itineraries."― San Jose Mercury Times "Breathtaking photos from the 59 national parks make this coffee-table book a treasured commemoration of this year's centennial of the park system."― San Francisco Chronicle "Lots of great tips on how to get the most out of your national park experience."― Buzzfeed "This comprehensive guide to all 59 of America’s national parks features gorgeous photographs and detailed suggestions about where to stay, what to do, and what flora and fauna you can expect to see."― Entertainment Weekly Book Description Covers all 59 US National Parks. About the Author Becky Ohlsen es escritora, editora y crítica independiente de Portland, Oregón. Para Lonely Planet escribe guías e historias de viajes sobre Escandinavia, Portland o cualquier otro destino. Creció en las montañas de Colorado, pero lleva viajando por Suecia desde niña, cuando iba a visitar a sus abuelos y otros parientes en Estocolmo y el norte del país. Greg Benchwick lleva los últimos 15 años recorriendo Sudamérica en camión, ha escrito discursos para la ONU, ha entrevistado a jefe

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