Nashville has been called many things: ``Music City,`` the ``Athens of the South,`` or even ``It City.`` (Thanks for that last one, New York Times.) But many of us just call it home, and while we're grateful that a bunch of travel and food magazines think we're awesome, we still have a few tricks up..
Kids will count from one to 10 with some of Chicago's most beloved symbols--the Sears Tower, the el train, Navy Pier fireworks, Chicago-style hot dogs, and deep dish pizza--in this board book featuring contemporary illustrations, dazzling colors, and bold, clear design. The end of the book includes ..
In this board book featuring contemporary illustrations, dazzling colors and bold, clear design, kids will count from one to 10 with some of Texas's most beloved symbols--the Texas star, the Texas longhorns, armadillos, Space Center Houston, and the beloved state football, baseball, and basketball t..
At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey--to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carp..
Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become the Ambassador of Americana. The photo collector, food crafter, and field tripper is famed for his hilarious live show performances and ``theme park`` tour of downtown Los Angeles. This riotously colorful book, replete with Charles's c..
Tom Lutz is on a mission to visit every country on earth. And the Monkey Learned Nothing contains reports from fifty of them, most describing personal encounters in rarely visited spots, anecdotes from way off the beaten path. Traveling without an itinerary and without a goal, Lutz explores the Iran..
Inspired by nineteenth-century painters and photographers, Congress passed legislation preserving America's spectacular natural resources for the enjoyment of all. Today, artists continue to play a significant role in interpreting these iconic panoramas, intimate corners, and diverse wildlife within..
View majestic, snow-covered mountains within sight of desert expanses. Visit ancestral Puebloan settlements along the San Juan Skyway. Camp out in the 2.3-milion-acre White River National Forest. No matter what sort of Colorado adventure you're looking for, there's a trip to thrill you in this book...
Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts The journey that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on in 1933--to cross Europe on foot with an emergency allowance of one pound a day--proved so rich in experiences that when much later he sat down to describe them, they overflowed i..
Guidebook of all U.S. campgrounds with overnight camping fees of $12 or less, including thousands that are free. Not only will this book pay for itself the first time it is used, but it also provides information on stunning park campgrounds across the great United States. Nearly 12,000 campgrounds a..
Take a tour of the world's most beautiful hotels with your favorite actors, writers, musicians, and models in Chic Stays. From Jeremy Irons's historical Palacio Belmonte escape in Lisbon, to the beaches of Kate Winslet's secret Sco ish hideaway of Eilean Shona, to Kate Moss's favorite beach in the M..
There s more to Los Angeles than lights, camera, action From the city's early, devilish days populated by missionaries, robber barons, oil wells and orange groves, Chronicles of Old Los Angeles explains how the Wild West became the Left Coast. Learn how Alta California became the 31st state, and ho..
One of The Economist's Best Books of the YearFrom the bestselling author of Oracle Bones and River Town comes the final book in his award-winning trilogy on the human side of the economic revolution in China.Peter Hessler, whom the Wall Street Journal calls ``one of the Western world's most thoughtf..
This guidebook to hiking the best trails in the Olympic Peninsula features 73 unforgettable day hikes in the Olympic Peninsula, from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. All hikes in this book are accessible to residents in the metropolitan Seattle area, making it the perfect companion..
Linnea Westerlind has visited each of Seattle's 426 city parks, an effort which she documented on her blog, YearofSeattleParks.com, making her the absolutely perfect person to guide you to just the right park for your picnic, kid's outing, family reunion, or simply a fun new place to explore. Discov..
Whether you want to climb the Sydney harbor bridge, ride the perfect wave at Bondi Beach, watch the sun set over Ayers Rock, or stroll the cosmopolitan streets of Melbourne, this guide is your ultimate travel companion. The best places to visit in Australia are showcased with fantastic photography a..
Explore all Brazil has to offer from idyllic sandy beaches, the lush Amazon rain forest, and the vast Pantanal wetland to colonial Salvador or Modernist Brasilia, and the exciting cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil is full of inspiring photography and unique i..
Visit and explore Brittany, the beautiful region in northwest France, and stop by Quimper Cathedral, walk Pointe de Pen-Hir, and eat the famous pancakes.From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're l..
Experience the best of this region: from exploring Prague--visiting St. Vitus's Cathedral and the Charles Bridge--to hiking in stunning Sumava National Park. In the Slovak Republic, discover Bratislava before exploring the lowlands in the west or the Tatras mountains in the north. Inspiring photogra..
This guide will help you explore Copenhagen, learn about the country's Viking history, its beautiful natural landscape, Danish design, and the art of hygge, and get hotel and restaurant recommendations and insider tips to help you plan the perfect trip. Discover the historic amusement park of Tivoli..
Visit and explore Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania during your trip to the Baltic States.From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking th..
Your in-depth guide to the very best of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Make the most of your trip to Naples and the Amalfi Coast with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Naples's stunning architecture and its scenic drives that le..
This easy-to-use guide will lead you straight to the best things to do in Provence and the Cote d'Azur, one of France's most alluring destinations. Whether you're looking to relax in one of St. Tropez's finest hotels, experience the glamour of Monte Carlo and Cannes, or explore the historic Palais d..
Explore the beautiful USA. From the Empire State Building to the Golden Gate bridge, this DK travel guide has you covered and will take you to the best places in the United States.From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip ou..
Explore Budapest's busy city streets, walk along the Danube, and find the best places to shop. See history, art, and more in this special city.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest. - Detailed itineraries and -don't-miss- destination highlights at a glance. - Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawing..
Explore miles of beaches, clear water, and beautiful castles used on popular television shows in Croatia. See history, art, and more in this special city.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Croatia. - Detailed itineraries and ``don't-miss`` destination highlights at a glance. - Illustrated cutaway..
Explore the busy streets of Florence and Tuscany, see history, and stroll through museums. Eat bread dipped in olive oil and stroll along cobbled streets in these beautiful cities.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Florence & Tuscany. - Detailed itineraries and -don't-miss- destination highlights ..
Look at the blue water of the Mediterranean, explore beautiful beaches, and eat fresh, delicious food on the Italian Riviera. See history, art, and more in this special region.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Italian Riviera. - Detailed itineraries and -don't-miss- destination highlights at a gl..
Explore the exciting history, culture, architecture, and fashion of Milan. Discover museums, foods, shops, and more.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes. - Detailed itineraries and ``don't-miss`` destination highlights at a glance. - Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important s..
Explore the busy streets, exciting food, and historic sights of Tokyo. Learn the must-sees of this amazing capital city.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tokyo. - Detailed itineraries and -don't-miss- destination highlights at a glance. - Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. - ..
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful part of the world has to offer.Explore the floating markets of the Mekong Delta, the hill towns in the north, and all the best beaches to be found in between; zip around old Hanoi in a pe..
Rich with historical and cultural attractions and natural beauty, the Hudson Valley has become a choice getaway. Local author Joanne Michaels guides you through its treasure trove of restaurants, cozy inns, galleries, antiques shops, and wineries, and to its many outdoor activities. Completely revis..
Answering an insistent demand for this guidebook from loyal readers of the Frommer's series, our author, a longtime Chicago resident, has labored hard to capture the unique spirit of this dynamic city that every American must visit at some point of their lives. We cover establishments and attraction..
When you take a cruise, choosing the right ship can make or break your vacation. And with the varieties of cruises and itineraries out there, making that decision is increasingly complex. This book will help you sort out what you need to know, quickly and easily. It contains: - Fun to read, opiniona..
Frommer's EasyGuide to River Cruising is the first book on the market to cover this wildly popular vacation activity. The book contains opinionated, no-holds-barred reviews of all of the major, and many of the smaller, river cruise lines (including specific reviews of their varying ship classes). Th..
Frommer's books aren't written by committee, or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. We employ the best local experts to author our guides, like Don and Barbara Laine, award-winning journalists who live in New Mexico and love sharing their home..
Comprehensive and completely up-to-date, Frommer's Hawaii takes you from world-famous beaches to secluded rainforests and everywhere in between. Frommer's expert authors--all journalists who specialize in Hawaii--know every inch of the islands and they're not afraid to tell the truth. With their rel..
Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of "Stumptown" in a short time with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlif..
The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway's memoir of his safari across the Serengeti--presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and with the never-before-published safari journal of Hemingway's ..
Richly illustrated with hundreds of color photos, Japan Traveler's Companion delves beyond the gaze of traditional guidebooks to uncover the country's rich culinary traditions, pop culture, Samurai heritage, and much more--bringing Japan to life and highlighting the most interesting places to visit ..
**Winner of the 2013 North American Travel Journalists Association Gold Award in the Travel Book/Guide Category** This is the book that gives you the best of the best All sights in Japan Tuttle Travel Pack have been hand-picked by seasoned travel writer Rob Goss--who has been living in Japan for ov..
Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Kentucky Off the Beaten Path show you the Bluegrass State you never knew existed. Soothe your ailments and your hunger with the healing properties of poke at the Poke Sallet Festival; take a..
The Mani, at the tip of Greece's--and Europe's--southernmost promontory, is one of the most isolated regions of the world. Cut off from the rest of the country by the towering range of the Taygetus and hemmed in by the Aegean and Ionian seas, it is a land where the past is still very much a part of ..
Connect with nature at Minnesota's state parks Whether you want to hike, bike, fish, bird-watch or geocache, there's something for everyone in Minnesota's state parks. See a lighthouse, climb a rock wall, explore a mine or a cave, or simply relax beside a calming lake or a babbling river. This comp..
Earliest surviving instance of sustained first-person travel narrative in Arabic. A pioneering text of peerless historical and literary value. In its pages, we move north on a diplomatic mission from Baghdad to the upper reaches of the Volga River in what is now central Russia. In this colorful do..
Travel to one of the most beautiful cities in the world in the company of its finest writers. Walk the mysterious nighttime streets of Prague with Franz Kafka and Jaroslav Hasek, eavesdrop on intimate conversations in restaurants and lively beer halls with Karel Capek and Bohumil Hrabal, listen to j..
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Copenhagen and throughout Denmark. Rick Steves covers the essentials of Copenhagen and the best of Denmark, including Roskilde, Frederiksborg Castle, Legoland, and AEro Island. Visit Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens o..
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Dubrovnik. In this compact guide, Rick Steves and Cameron Hewitt cover the essentials of Dubrovnik, including Peljesac Peninsula, Mljet National Park, and Trsteno Arboretum. Visit Dubrovnik's main promenade known..