Whether you're planning a solo road trip, a weekend getaway, or a vacation with the kids, this book offers an abundance of captivating destinations. It features current descriptions and contact info for the 1,000 most essential, compelling, unforgettable places in the USA and Canada, including the remote Pribilof Islands of Alaska, home to thousands of seals, shorebirds, and reindeer; the monumental Devil's Tower in Wyoming; and Philadelphia's venerable flower show, the country's oldest and most prestigious. Includes the best times to visit and where to stay and dine. Specialty indexes at the back point you to family friendly destinations, the best adventure travel, top cultural institutions, great golf, nature's wonders, and much more.
Patricia Schultz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with 30 years of experience, she has written for guides such as Frommer's and Berlitz and periodicals including The Wall Street Journal and Travel Weekly, where she is a contributing editor. She also executive-produced a Travel Channel television show based on 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Her home base is New York City.