The Road Awaits! From the evergreen giants of the Pacific Northwest to the beaches and brews of San Diego, Road Trip USA: Pacific Coast Highway reveals the best of the PCH. Excerpted from Road Trip USA Mile-by-mile highlights so you can make the most of this winding highway through Olympic National Park, Cape Perpetua, Avenue of the Giants, Hearst Castle, and more Driving maps covering 1,500 miles of classic American blacktop, from Oregon's ancient forests down the coast to California's sunny beaches Vintage snapshots, full-color photos, and beautiful illustrations of the West Coast both then and now in a slim, portable guide Local history that reveals the unique personalities of small towns and big cities along the route, plus roadside curiosities and worthwhile detours Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who has zoomed along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Road Trip USA: Pacific Coast Highway celebrates the great American road trip, and gives you the tools, resources, and inspiration to make it your own. Hit the Road! Want more road trips? Criss-cross the country on two-lane highways with the 11 routes in Road Trip USA.
Offers detailed descriptions of drives through California and the Southwest, with a flexible format allowing one to switch routes during a journey, and including information on where to eat and sleep, the best local radio stations, hundreds of roadside attractions, and more.
Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 400,000 miles to bring you the best-selling guide Road Trip USA. In this trip from coast to coast, Jensen highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, historic sites, and oddball trivia. Starting from the golden sands of San Diego and moving through the plains of New Mexico and Texas to end on the coastal shores of Savannah, Georgia, Road Trip USA: Southern Pacific, Highway 80 offers a full-spectrum taste of America. Exit the interstates and create your cross-country driving adventure with Road Trip USA: Southern Pacific, Highway 80.
Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways
Author: Jamie Jensen
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
The Road Awaits! Criss-cross the country on America's classic two-lane highways with Road Trip USA! Inside Road Trip USA you'll find: A flexible network of route combinations color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique Over 125 detailed driving maps covering more than 35,000 miles of classic American blacktop Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Insight into the heart of the great American road trip, as well as resources and suggestions for the best books to read as you explore the US Road Trip USA is so full of the beauty of the American highway, why wait to start your next adventure? Hit the Road!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover the freedom of the open road while touring Europe with Lonely Planet's new full-colour Road Trips series. Visit the spots others zip right by: the hidden viewpoint, the local pâtisserie, the secret beach. To kick-start your perfect European adventure, our FREE SAMPLER '3 of France's Best Road Trips' features three of our all-time favourite French excursions. Excerpted from Normandy & D-Day Beaches Road Trips, Chateaux of the Loire Valley Road Trips, and Provence & Southeast France Road Trips, this is your passport to uniquely encountering France by car. Inside '3 of France's Best Road Trips' (A Sampler): Get inspired - regional highlights, expert recommendations, gorgeous photography Planning advice - illustrated itineraries to help you design your ideal road trip Discover even more - detours, local secrets, walking routes, ways to link trips Get around easily - full-colour maps of featured routes, detailed directions, up-to-date advice, practical tips about local driving rules, parking and toll roads Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Covers: The Lavender Route (From Provence & Southeast France Road Trips) - Gordes to Plateau de Valensole. Drift dreamily along Provence's fragrant countryside - quiet back roads, sleepy hilltop villages, fields of glorious purple blooms Route des Grands Crus (From Chateaux of the Loire Valley Road Trips) - Gevrey-Chambertin to Puligny-Montrachet. Wind your way from one historic and legendary vineyard to the next through Burgundy's picture-book Route des Grands Crus - bucolic views, upscale wine chateau experiences, world-renowned wine D-Day's Beaches (From Normandy & D-Day Beaches Road Trips) - Caen to Utah Beach. Step back in time along D-Day's Beaches, where somber history meets breathtaking scenery - stunning bluffs, quiet landing beaches, fascinating war museums, sobering memorials There's more in Store for You: Ready to hit the road, or inspired to read more? Check out the featured Lonely Planet Road Trips guides for additional itineraries. Each guide features all of a region's best routes, from 2-day escapes to week-long adventures, helping you to get out of the major cities and into picturesque landscapes and unforgettable experiences. Looking for more extensive coverage? Lonely Planet France's Best Trips covers road trip itineraries for the whole country. Don't stop there. See more of Europe's picturesque back roads with Italy's Best Trips and Ireland's Best Trips. Also, check out our FREE SAMPLER '3 of the USA's Best Trips' and Pacific Coast Highway Road Trips, San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Road Trips, and Route 66 Road Trips for more inspiration. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Our writers go so we know. We never take freebies so you can trust our recommendations.
Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's California's Best Trips. Featuring 35 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can marvel beneath towering Redwoods or cruise along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway, all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road! Inside Lonely Planet's California's Best Trips: Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests Get around easily - 80 easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip Covers San Francisco, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, Orange County, Palm Springs, Big Sur, Santa Monica, Monterey, San Diego, Sonoma Valley, Lake Tahoe, Carmel, San Luis Obispo and more eBook Features: Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities to get to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's California's Best Trips is perfect for exploring California in the classic American way-by road trip! Planning a Californian trip sans a car? Lonely Planet's California guide, our most comprehensive guide to California, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems, or check out Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions. Looking for a guide focused on a specific Californian city? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide orLos Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guide for a comprehensive look at all that these cities have to offer, or Pocket San Francisco or Pocket Los Angeles, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. There's More in Store for You: For more road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet's USA Best Trips guides to New England, Southwest USA, Pacific Northwest, Florida & the South, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, and USA. Or start with our FREE SAMPLER 'USA's Best Trips: 7 Amazing Road Trips,' with excerpts from each guide to help you pick which region to explore first. Also, check out Lonely Planet's European Best Trips guides to Italy, France, and Ireland and our FREE SAMPLER 'Europe's Best Trips: 3 Amazing Road Trips' for more road trip inspiration. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Nate Cavalieri and Beth Kohn. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet's Best Trips series. To kick-start your perfect Americana adventure, our FREE SAMPLER 'USA's Best Trips: 7 Amazing Road Trips (A Sampler)' features seven of our all-time favorite excursions, excerpted from each of our seven Best USA Trips guides. This sampler offers a taste of the iconic sights, awe-inspiring beauty, and hidden gems that awaits along each region's highways. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road! Inside USA's Best Trips: 7 Amazing Road Trips (A Sampler): Get inspired - highlights, expert recommendations, gorgeous photography Discover even more - detours, local secrets, walking routes, ways to link trips Get around easily - full-color maps of featured routes, detailed directions, practical tips Planning advice to help you design your ideal road trip Covers: Michigan's Gold Coast (From USA's Best Trips) Caribbean-blue lake vistas, surfing beaches, dunes, wineries, orchards, Dutch kitsch, French colonial outposts Zion & Bryce National Parks (From Southwest USA's Best Trips) Crimson monoliths, slot canyons, river walks, pioneer ruins, Old West kitsch, artisan galleries Hudson Valley (From New York & the Mid-Atlantic's Best Trips) Breathtaking nature just beyond Manhattan, forested parks, historical sites, lavish Gilded Age mansions Florida's Highway 1 (From Florida & the South's Best Trips) Fascinating history, dazzling white beaches, swamps and wildlife, colorful art-deco streets, Latin flavor Pacific Coast Highways (From California's Best Trips) Iconic beaches, stunning cliffs, redwood forests, seafood shacks, prime sunset-watching spots Highway 101 Oregon Coast (From Pacific Northwest's Best Trips) Quaint seaside towns, colorful tide pools, lighthouses, exhilarating ocean views Coastal New England (From New England's Best Trips) Fishing villages, historic mansions perched at ocean's edge, whale-watching, maritime museums There's More in Store for You: Once you pick the region you want to explore, check out the related Best Trips guide for additional itineraries, detailed recommendations, and in-depth, expert planning advice. Each guide features around 30 of regional routes, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures. Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere entirely new, Lonely Planet's USA Best Trips guides will ensure you have an amazing time. Also, check out Lonely Planet's European Best Trips guides to Italy, France, and Ireland and our FREE SAMPLER 'Europe's Best Trips: 3 Amazing Road Trips' for more road trip inspiration. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Lonely Planet's Western USA is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot grizzlies in Yellowstone, wander neighbourhoods in San Francisco, and take a road trip along the iconic Pacific Coast- all with your trusted travel companion.