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100 Great American Parks

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$35.00
Discover diverse and breathtaking natural landscapes in this beautifully illustrated collection of America's 63 national parks, as well as 37 state, recreational, and city parks and green spaces.

Nowhere in the world is there a park system like America's. The National Park System was the first in the world and is a collection of the country's best national treasures. For Americans, these places are part of our cultural DNA. Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from experts, need-to-know travel information including the best scenic overlooks and hiking trails, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational collection takes readers to all 63 national parks, as well as 37 state, recreational, and city parks and green spaces.
With a park in every state, this beautiful collection highlights the top experiences in stunning destinations from Yosemite and Sequoia to Biscayne and Mammoth Cave. You'll discover the beauty, diversity, surprises, and wonder of each park, including

  • The mountain peaks of the Tetons
  • Hawaii's constantly erupting volcanoes
  • The crystal-clad underworld of Carlsbad Caverns
  • The steamy swamps and mangrove forests of the deep South
  • Hidden gems tucked in bustling cities like New York's Central Park
  • And so much more!
  • Each entry in this magnificent volume explores the breathtaking landscapes, remarkable histories, extraordinary wildlife, and the need to conserve and explore each destination. With a foreword from legendary recording artist Garth Brooks, "the voice of America," this innovative guide will lead you to experience the greatest park experiences the world has to offer and an understanding of these natural open spaces.

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    9781426222009
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    60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison: Including Dane and Surrounding Counties (Revised)

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    $22.95

    It's Time to Take a Hike in Madison, Wisconsin!

    The best way to experience Madison is by hiking it. Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Kevin Revolinski, with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected hikes transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.

    Take in the migrating birds and wetlands in Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area. See the beautiful deer and prairie flowers in New Glarus Woods State Park. Mark the last advance of the glaciers in Kettle Moraine State Forest. Enjoy an easy stroll along Lake Mendota to Picnic Point. Or challenge yourself on the Ice Age Trail at Devil's Lake State Park. With Kevin as your guide, you'll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the Mad City's best hikes!

    Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you're going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you're a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within an hour or so from Madison and the surrounding communities.

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    9781634041201
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    Canoeing & Kayaking South Central Wisconsin: 60 Paddling Adventures Within 60 Miles of Madison

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    $36.95
    South-central Wisconsin provides an impressive array of opportunities for all types of paddling, including some of the very best day trips in the entire state and even Upper Midwest. Paddling South Central Wisconsin, by experienced paddler and author Timothy Bauer, guides all types of paddlers, whether veteran or novice, through whitewater adrenaline or flatwater calm routes near Madison, Rockford, Janesville, Waukesha, and Milwaukee.

    This paddling guide is the perfect companion for those seeking "the rowed less taken." It describes the best times to paddle 60 diverse routes, alerts readers to each paddle's difficulty level and estimated length, and suggests side trips, optional trip extensions, and alternate routes to paddle, depending on weather conditions. Easy-to-follow maps, complete with GPS coordinates and driving directions, add to this book's high value. In addition, the author provides contact information on local paddling clubs, outfitters, and Internet links.

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    9781634042109
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    Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin's State Parks (First Edition, First)

    $19.95
    Danielle St. Louis and her energetic Labrador-border collie rescue dog, Lucky, have hiked every Wisconsin state park together. While doing so, they enjoyed the state's rich natural beauty and the challenges that can come from hiking with a canine companion. St. Louis documents it all in this fun and thorough guide.

    A Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin's State Parks divides Wisconsin into five regions and further details specific trails, graded for dog reactivity as well as the fitness level of human and canine alike. St. Louis also helpfully notes the availability of nearby facilities such as bathrooms, water stations, trashcans, designated dog swimming areas, and veterinarians. Truly one of a kind, this book is a must have for any Wisconsin dog lover looking to go out into nature with their pup.

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    9780299336646
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    Everyday Adventures: 50 outlandish ways to travel without leaving your city

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    $17.99

    Weave a little wonder into daily life with these fun and challenging activities - and experience your local area in a whole new way. Invite friends on a social adventure, follow your senses somewhere new and embark on a cultural odyssey. Lonely Planet shows you how to embrace the traveller spirit and discover a new side to where you live.

    For each activity, we tell you what to bring and provide simple, easy-to-follow instructions to make it a success. You'll also find a case study from someone who's completed it, as well as surprising facts and anecdotes that shed light on the history and science behind each quirky quest.

    Everyday Adventures is comprised of five themed chapters:

    1. Follow Your Senses:

  • Urban Foraging
  • Fly By Night
  • Macro Lensing
  • Food Quest
  • Memory Lane
  • 2. Social Adventures:

  • Pint-Sized Tour Guide
  • Social Media Slave
  • Life Swap
  • Bartender's Knock
  • Trip Poker
  • 3. Challenge Yourself:

  • Airport Tourism
  • Plastic Challenge
  • Lend a Hand Locally
  • Long-Haul Hitchhiking
  • End of the Line
  • 4. Cultural Odysseys:

  • Street Art
  • Movie Magic
  • Urban Zen
  • Vintage Travel
  • Literary Jaunt
  • 5. Roll the Dice:

  • Hands of Fate
  • Traveller's Roulette
  • Life-Sized Monopoly
  • Human Chess
  • Out of Office

  • About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

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    9781787013582
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    Gardens of the World

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    $30.00
    Explore the world's most stunning gardens and gain expert knowledge that you can use in your own green space.

    A celebration of the world's most extraordinary green spaces, Gardens of the World will sow the seeds of adventure and inspire your next trip.

    Illustrated with inspiring photography and full of fascinating insights from expert gardeners, this beautiful compilation takes you on a visual journey of some of the world's most gorgeous gardens and green spaces. The book is split into five chapters, each focusing on a different theme. From the intricately planned and carefully curated French formal gardens of Versailles to the surrealist jungle dreamland of Mexico's Las Pozas, these gardens prove that green-fingered ingenuity comes in many forms and thrives in even the most unlikely of locations.

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    9780744058123
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    Hike: Adventures on Foot

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    $35.00
    It's hard to beat the satisfaction of traveling on foot - settling into a steady rhythm, surrounded by incredible scenery, with the freedom to stop wherever takes your fancy. This endlessly rewarding - and sustainable - activity is joyously celebrated in Hike, which reveals 125 of the most scenic and spectacular walking trails across the globe. It's the ultimate inspiration for exploring under your own steam: ramble along coastal paths in Europe, scale soaring mountain peaks in Africa and trek through amber-hued canyons in North America.

    Compiled by a team of outdoor enthusiasts, this book is packed with ideas for your next hiking trip. Awe-inspiring images and compelling descriptions of each trail will have you itching to get walking, while handy maps, elevation profiles, and practical information - including things like distance and total elevation gain - will help you plan the nitty-gritty of your trip. We've also included the best places to explore en route - whether that's lunch spots, epic viewpoints, or nearby must-see sights - as well as suggestions for alternative ways to tackle a trail. Hike is your ticket to the adventure of a lifetime.

    Inside Hike, you will find:

    - Practical top tips

    for getting the most out of each hike - including recommended stops, viewpoints en route, and how to make the hike shorter/longer depending on how much time you have.
    - Organized Chapters: Hikes are arranged within each chapter geographically, and include the distance and total ascent to help readers to find a suitable route.
    - Includes maps and elevation profiles
    - Covers 125 hikes, from straightforward day, walks to epic cross-country treks
    - A carefully curated selection of rides, chosen by hiking and travel experts
    - Each chapter covers a different continent (North America, Central, and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Asia, Australasia)


    About DK Eyewitness:

    At DK Eyewitness, we believe in the power of discovery. We make it easy for you to explore your dream destinations. DK Eyewitness travel guides have been helping travelers to make the most of their breaks since 1993. DK Eyewitness travel guides have been helping travelers to make the most of their breaks since 1993. Filled with expert advice, striking photography and detailed illustrations, our highly visual DK Eyewitness guides will get you closer to your next adventure. We publish guides to more than 200 destinations, from pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guides. Named Top Guidebook Series at the 2020 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, we know that wherever you go next, your DK Eyewitness travel guides are the perfect companion

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    9780744058116
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    Lonely Planet Europe

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    $26.99

    Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher*

    Lonely Planet's Europeis your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Raise a glass of champagne at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, marvel at the number of masterpieces at the Hermitage in St Petersburg, and explore Prague's neighbourhoods, galleries and bars - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Europe and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Europe:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, food, drink, sport, politics
  • Covers Britain, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Scandinavia and more.
  • The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Europe is our most comprehensive guide to Europe, and is perfect for discovering both popular and off-the-beaten-path experiences.

    About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

    'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

    'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

    *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017

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    9781787013711
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    Moon Wisconsin: Lakeside Getaways, Scenic Drives, Outdoor Recreation

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    $23.99
    From majestic forests and verdant farms to rushing rivers and tranquil lakes, experience the Badger State's classic Midwestern charm with Moon Wisconsin. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic itineraries, from a weekend in Milwaukee or Madison to a week-long getaway to Door County, with advice for architecture buffs, foodies, families, outdoor adventurers, and more
  • The top activities and unique experiences: Museum-hop in trendy Milwaukee, discover the joys of the open road at the Harley-Davidson museum, and savor the laidback college town vibe in Madison. Check out a typical Wisconsin dairy farm and sample fresh bites of cheese or learn how to churn butter with the whole family. Dig in at a Friday night fish fry and unwind with a locally-brewed craft beer in a historic taproom. Kayak to sea caves, cycle through rolling hills of apple orchards, or hike the rugged cliffs of Devil's Lake
  • The best road trips in Wisconsin, including the state's designated Rustic Roads
  • Honest advice from native cheesehead Thomas Huhti on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from luxe hotels to historic lodges and lakeside cabins
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Recommendations for getting to Wisconsin and getting around, by plane, train, bus, or car (or even boat!)
  • Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, outdoor recreation safety, and history
  • With Moon's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the best of Wisconsin.
    For more Midwestern adventures, try Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul or Moon Michigan.
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    9781640498549
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    Mountains Are Calling: Year-Round Adventures in the Olympics and West Cascades

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    $19.95
    Looking for easily accessible yet off-the-beaten-path outdoor adventures you can do year-round in the mountains near Seattle, Portland, and Bend? Look no further!

    Imagine escaping to old-growth forests, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, and hot springs. This beginner-friendly guide will show you where to go, what to do, and what to look for while you're there.

    Covering the Olympics and West Cascades (Olympic Peninsula, Mount Baker, Central Cascades, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, Mount Hood, Deschutes National Forest, and Crater Lake) the book features a robust basics section with tips, gear guides, nature ID, geology, and safety info. Each mountain location includes background information, getaways (to campgrounds, cabins, lodges, fire lookouts, and yurts), and activities (green season and snow season). Green season features spring/summer/fall hikes and backpacking trips, while snow season includes downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, winter hikes, and more. Activities are coded with icons (accessible, near campground, wildflower, berry picking, bird watching, dogs allowed, wow-factor, waterfall) and are indexed by icon at the end. This book will inspire you to get outdoors all year long with beautiful photography and illustrations, evocative descriptions, maps, and all the basics you need to know to go.

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    9781632173218
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    Waterfalling in Wisconsin

    $14.37
    A guide to more than 100 waterfalls in Wisconsin. Each waterfall is presented with a full description that includes precise detailed driving directions with GPS coordinates, trail information, tips, and color photographs to help guide you on your waterfall adventure.
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    9781618501080
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