´´Filled with striking full-color photographs, more than 500 historic battlefield sites, and dozens of exquisitely detailed maps, National Geographic the Civil War : A Traveler´s guide is the best-in-class travel guide on the market. This beautifully illustrated handbook, built on the expertise of the country´s most renowned Civil War historians and dozens of Park Service experts, is an indispensable guide for exploring American´s War Between the States.´´--Page 4 of cover.
Johannesburg has been drawing back the visitors in droves, thanks to a city regeneration programme, cutting-edge museums, and its proximity to the magnificent Kruger National Park. Footprintfocus Johannesburg & Kruger National Park will guide you from the sophisticated city to the top places for game viewing, providing detailed information on sights and attractions along the way. - Includes 16-page colour section on Kruger wildlife - Essentials section with tips on getting to Johannesburg and around - Detailed coverage of Kruger National Park and Tshwane (Pretoria) - Comprehensive listings of where to eat and sleep, including game lodges - Detailed street maps for Johannesburg and other important destinations - Slim enough to fit in your pocket Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Johannesburg & Kruger National Park without weighing you down.
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. Perhaps the movement´s most eloquent description that is still resonates came from national parks advocate John Muir: ´Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity...´ Fortunately for the nerve-shaken, over-civilized people of then and now, President Woodrow Wilson created the National Parks Service (NPS) on August 25, 1916, though the drive to protect some of America´s most remarkable wild spaces, to be ´used and preserved for the benefit of mankind´, began in the 1860s. 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.
The Waterton Lakes NP section of the map includes Waterton Park, Upper and Middle Waterton Lakes, The Border Ranges, Akamina Kishinena Provincial Park, Blood Timber Reserve, and more. The Glacier National Park part covers the entire national park area, with detailed trails, and topographic information. Includes the Lewis and Clark Range, Many Glacier, Lake McDonald, Great Bear Wilderness, Flathead National Forest, Columbia Falls, Horse Reservoir, St. Mary Lake, and much more. UTM grids for use with your GPS unit are also provided.
Explore the crusted salt flats, towering rocks, and polished marble canyons of this otherworldly landscape with Moon Death Valley National Park. Inside you´ll find: * Itineraries for every timeline, budget, and travel style, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip * Strategies for getting to Death Valley National Park and getting around, with detailed driving directions * The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Hike through forested trails to sweeping canyon views, and discover abandoned mining camps, remote ghost towns, and hidden springs. Go four-wheel driving in rugged backcountry, or cruise along Badwater Basin Road to check out iconic sights like the Devil´s Golf Course, Artist´s Drive, and Zabriskie Point. Admire surreal salt flats, ethereal rock formations, colorful mosaic stone, and sculpted sand dunes, and find the best spots for that perfect sunset photo-op * Valuable insight from Death Valley expert Jenna Blough *Essential tips for hiking, camping, and other recreation, plus information on the right gear to pack for the desert * Honest advice on when to go and where to stay, whether you´re pitching the tent, parking the RV, or bedding down at a hotel * Full-colour, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout * Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations * Coverage of excursions beyond the park, including offbeat sites like the Amargosa Opera House and the Trona Pinnacles * Handy recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors and travellers with disabilities * Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture and history With Moon Death Valley National Park´s practical tips, myriad activities, and expert know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
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