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Insight Guides Alaska Travel made easy. Ask local experts. Comprehensive travel guide packed with inspirational photography and fascinating cultural insights, now with free eBook. From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this guide to Alaska is all you need to plan your perfect trip, with insider information on must-see, top attractions like Glacier Bay National Park, Chena Hot Springs and Kodiak Island, and gems like the Alaska Railroad (used by locals to reach remote cabins), the sight of bears feeding on spawning salmon at Brooks River and Camp, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to polar bears and the greatest biodiversity of any protected area in the Arctic. Features of this travel guide to Alaska: - Inspirational colour photography: discover the best destinations, sights and excursions, and be inspired by stunning imagery - Historical and cultural insights: immerse yourself in Alaska's rich history and culture, and learn all about its people, art and traditions - Practical full-colour maps: with every major sight and listing highlighted, the full-colour maps make on-the-ground navigation easy - Editor's Choice: uncover the best of Alaska with our pick of the region's top destinations - Key tips and essential information: packed full of important travel information, from transport and tipping to etiquette and hours of operation - The ultimate travel tool: download the free app and eBook to access this and bonus content from your phone or tablet - Covers: Southeast Panhandle. Southeast Alaska: Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Haines, Skagway, Southcentral and Interior Alaska, Downtown Anchorage, Around Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and Palmer, Denali National Park and Preserve, Fairbanks, The Far North, Southwest Alaska and Kodiak Looking for a specific guide to the US's western national parks? Check out US National Parks West for a detailed and entertaining look at all the city has to offer. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Having vision and hearing loss, or difficulties learning, remembering or getting around needn't stop us enjoying vacations to cultural places, either in our local cities or someone else's. Accessible Vacations is a problem-solving guide book on the most accessible museums, monuments and theaters for vacation visits or day-trips in twelve of the US's most visited cities. It describes accessible outings, activities, courses and exhibitions you may want to try out, and places to go and see great shows or movies using a simple five-step plan. Accessible Vacations is not exhaustive and won't sell you a hotel room or flight. It also won't tell you about diners in the local area, or the best souvenirs. It's written in the hope of making your life easier and more interesting in your leisure time, or to help in getting a cultural education. It also gives you a realistic, accessible picture of what's available in the US when you choose your destinations. Whether it's viewing paintings, watching musicals or walking trails, Accessible Vacations will show you that you can learn, find pleasure, develop personal interests, or build a life journey in the US's biggest cities. You just need to know where to go to make these activities possible, or how cultural places can help support you as elderly and frail folk. If you are a museum or theater professional, it will also let you know the state of the art in the US, and which cities have the most accessible places. Accessible Vacations is in two main sections: -Section 1 includes ways you can get access to museums and theaters if you have problems with vision or hearing loss or difficulties with memory or learning, and includes information on: technologies, audio description, captions, special classes and performances, sign language, accessible mobile technologies. -Section 2 has a chapter each for a dozen big, accessible US cities, with listings of facilities for museums and theaters using this book's five-step plan. These cities were chosen because they are amongst the most visited in the US, they are spread throughout the country and they are the home of important cultural places that represent this country so well. They are also a mix of young and old cities, centres of the arts, different forms of art and centres of business. They include the east and west seaboards and the states of the north and south as well as the Mid-West.
Take a fascinating thematic journey of Italy with the brand-new Michelin touring Guide Wine Trails of Italy. Explore Italy's regional vineyards and wineries. Learn all about Italian wine: making it, tasting it, serving it. And visit the scenic towns and villages along the way. Suggested Michelin Driving Tours for wine routes include special points of interest. Through its star-rating system, well-researched places to stay and eat, colourful maps and suggested activities, this Michelin travel guide will help you discover the best of Italy and its wines. Perfect for travellers seeking enriching experiences and in-depth information on their destination. * Star-rated activities and detailed visitor information * Unique driving & walking tours * Colourful, easy-to-read maps throughout * Lively introductions to the area, its people & culture * Restaurant & hotel tips * Family friendly advice * Walk-through of major museums, galleries, churches and attractions
Many people are inspired by the idea of going on a pilgrimage. TV series such as The Road to Rome and The Road to Santiago have shown that even the averagely unfit celeb can hobble through one. However, few of us have time for such long routes. So what to do? Pilgrim Pathways has the answer: 20 answers in fact. The pilgrimages in this guidebook are achievable for people with limited time and busy lives. The book was inspired by the belief that pilgrimage - variously defined as a journey on foot to a place that is holy, important or special - should be open to all. There are many ancient pilgrim paths in Britain, some long-forgotten but recently rediscovered, others well-established - but all of them are dauntingly long. Pilgrim Pathways offers routes inspired by the very best of them, distilled into walks that can be accomplished comfortably in two days. There are many one-day options. In pilgrimage, the journey itself is as important as the destination. Hence, these routes take in Britain's most inspiring landscapes and most powerfully spiritual places. They feature cathedrals, ancient monasteries and churches, holy wells, wayside crosses, and other places of veneration: places that have paid mute witness to millennia of prayer - including Avebury, Glastonbury, Lindisfarne, Canterbury, St David's. The book includes pilgrimages in London, Sussex, Kent, Wiltshire, Cornwall, on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, in Essex, East Anglia, Shropshire, in Pembrokeshire and Snowdonia in Wales and in the Scottish Borders, Iona and Fife. 20 selected walks through the spiritual landscape of Britain - how to be a weekend pilgrim Larger format (210mm x 150mm), full colour guide - each walk described and fully illustrated with over 120 photos Downloadable practical information - step-by-step route instructions, public transport information, places to eat and places to stay (for two-day walks) is included on the dedicated webpages linked via a code in the book. Also included is a downloadable gpx file for use on smartphone based mapping and GPS units.
Like wine lovers who dream of traveling to Bordeaux or beer enthusiasts with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon lovers plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky. Some of the most famous distilleries are tucked away in the scenic Bluegrass region, which is home to nearly seventy distilleries and responsible for 95 percent of all of America's bourbon production. Locals and tourists alike continue to seek out the world's finest whiskeys in Kentucky as interest in America's only native spirit continues to grow. In Kentucky Bourbon Country, now in its third edition, Susan Reigler offers updated, essential information and practical advice to anyone considering a trip to the state's distilleries (including the state's booming craft distillery sector) or the restaurants and bars on the Urban Bourbon Trail. Featuring more than two hundred full-color photographs and a bourbon glossary, the book is organized by region and provides valuable details about the Bluegrass - including attractions near each distillery and notes on restaurants, lodging, shopping, and seasonal events in Kentucky's beautiful historic towns. In addition to providing knowledge about each point of interest, Kentucky Bourbon Country weaves in little-known facts about the region's best-kept secrets, such as the historic distillery used as a set in the movie Stripes and the fates of used bourbon barrels. Whether you're interested in visiting the place where your favorite bourbon is made or hoping to discover exciting new varieties, this handy and practical guide is the key to enjoying the best of bourbon.
An Important Work By Renowned Washington Irving, Best Known as an American Folklorist. First Published In 1896 and Now Available In Paperback. Irving Had an Intimate Knowledge of the History of the Muslims In Spain.
An absorbing description of 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in New Zealand and Australia. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Northern Explorer in New Zealand's North Island that stretches from Wellington to Auckland, and The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney, as well as journeys that traverse stunning scenery, such as New Zealand's TranzAlpine train or the Spirit of the Outback in Australia. Also included in this new edition is New Zealands' Coastal Pacific that runs between Picton and Christchurch, now fully operational again since being shut in the aftermath of the 2016 earthquake. There are also routes on which restored steam locomotives operate and other lines included for the wonder of their engineering. Trains are a great way to travel in these countries, taking you at ground level past superb scenery that often cannot be seen by any other means of transport. David Bowden's entertaining text describes the route, the major features of interest along the way and any special technical details about the locomotive or the track.
Discover the best of Grand Canyon National Park in this award-winning, full-color travel guidebook. From hiking to biking to river rafting, Grand Canyon National Park is filled with adventures. But without careful planning, a trip there can be overwhelming. Grand Canyon: The Complete Guide helps you make the most of your time in the park. Whatever your interests-hiking the Bright Angel Trail, riding mules to Phantom Ranch, watching sunset from Hopi Point, relaxing at a historic lodge-this gorgeous travel guidebook puts the best of Grand Canyon at your fingertips. Beautiful color photos showcase the park's best viewpoints and destinations. Fascinating chapters on Geology, History and Wildlife reveal the story behind the scenery. Detailed maps make travel planning easy. From Havasu Canyon's stunning waterfalls to incredible day hikes on the North and South Rims, Grand Canyon: The Complete Guide is the only guidebook you'll need. Filled with tips to save you time and money! Winner: Benjamin Franklin Award (Best Full-Color Travel Guide) Winner: Independent Publisher Book Award (Best Travel Guide)
Yosemite National Park is the crown jewel of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. This gorgeous, full-color travel guidebook reveals the highlights and hidden gems of Yosemite - detailing everything you need to make the most of your time in the park. Fully updated for 2020! Over 100 five-star reviews for previous editions! Whatever your interests - hiking past stunning waterfalls, strolling through giant sequoia groves, watching sunset from incredible viewpoints, relaxing at a historic lodge - Yosemite: The Complete Guide puts the best of the park at your fingertips. Beautiful color photos showcase Yosemite's best destinations. Fascinating chapters on Geology, History and Wildlife reveal the story behind the scenery. Detailed Maps make travel planning easy. Filled with travel tips to save you time and money! From stunning waterfalls in Yosemite Valley to incredible hikes in the High Sierra, Yosemite: The Complete Guide is the only travel guide you need.