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Rick Steves France 2019

By Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Authors:
Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Wander the lavender fields of Provence, climb the Eiffel Tower, and bite into a perfect croissant: with Rick Steves on your side, France can be yours!Inside Rick Steves France 2019 you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to FranceRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from Louvre and the Palace of Versailles to neighborhood restaurants and delicate macarons How to connect with local culture: Stroll through open-air markets in Paris, or bike between rustic villages and local vineyardsBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a vin rougeSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museumsVital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, French phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downAnnually updated information on Paris, Chartres, Normandy, Mont St-Michel, Brittany, The Loire, Dordogne, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, The French Riviera, Nice, Monaco, The French Alps, Burgundy, Lyon, Alsace, Reims, Verdun, and much moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves France 2019.

Moon Québec City (Second Edition)

By Andrea Bennett
Authors:
Andrea Bennett
Québec is its own world within Canada, with unique traditions, architecture, and language. Explore its history, joie de vivre, and Quebecois pride with Moon Québec City.Strategic itineraries including a walking tour of the best views of Old Québec, romantic weekend getaways, and a four-day trip exploring the best of the cityActivities and ideas for every traveler: Explore the city's history at the Château Frotenac, or the Place Royale. Get a taste of Québec's French roots at one of hundreds of gourmet restaurants, or sample Quebecois delicacies like poutine, tourtier, and tarte au sucre. Browse the boutiques in trendy Saint-Roch and get cozy in a bar with a mug of mulled wine. Take the kids (or your inner kid!) to the Aquarium of Québec, or find the perfect spot for whale-watching at scenic Tadoussac. Take a day trip to Chute Montmorency waterfall and watch it tumble a fantastic 83 meters (that's over 270 feet!)Focused advice from local journalist Andrea BennettFull-color photos and detailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownBackground information on the landscape, history, individual neighborhoods, and Québec's unique French-Canadian cultureIn-depth coverage of Québec City's neighborhoods and suburbs, including excursions to the Île d'Orléans, Chute Montmorency, and TadoussacEssential insight on recreation, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your daypackWith Moon Québec City's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Moon Monterey & Carmel (Sixth Edition)

By Stuart Thornton
Authors:
Stuart Thornton
Quirky beach towns, deliciously fresh seafood, and scenic hikes and drives: discover what locals love about Monterey and Carmel. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries for every timeline and budget, including long weekends in Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz, and a three-day road trip from Big Sur to CambriaThe top sights and unique activities: Visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, or take a whale-watching tour to catch a glimpse of sea otters, harbor seals, and migrating whales in the wild. Stroll along soft sand beaches, or browse artisan galleries and boutiques in Carmel's idyllic downtown. Explore the stunning coastline on a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, dive into a kelp forest, or rent a surfboard and catch a wave. Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway to Big Sur, and pull over to soak up the breathtaking ocean view (and snap a few photos!). Catch happy hour at a historic brewery, or enjoy a dinner of fresh seafood as the sun sets over the bayExpert insight from Monterey local Stuart ThorntonHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay, from budget motels to historic innsFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHandy tools including tips for seniors, visitors with disabilities, and traveling with kidsThorough background on the culture, history, weather, and wildlifeFull coverage of Monterey, Carmel, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Cambria, San Simeon, and Morro BayWith Moon's local expertise, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way..
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Moon Toronto & Ontario (First Edition)

By Carolyn B. Heller
Authors:
Carolyn B. Heller
This diverse province and its vibrant capital are buzzing with creative cuisine, art, and outdoor adventure. Inside Moon Toronto & Ontario you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries for any budget or timeline, including three days in Toronto, a Georgian Bay coastal road trip, and a week covering the whole regionThe top sights and unique activities for making the most of your trip: Catch dramatic views of Niagara Falls on a helicopter flightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guards at Ottawa's Parliament Building, or tread the thrilling Edgewalk 116 stories above Toronto. Dine at farm-to-table restaurants or sip your way through wine country. Hike a section of the Bruce Trail (Canada's longest hiking route!), pedal along Lake Erie, or canoe through Algonquin. Go scuba diving to deep shipwrecks in Lake Superior, relax on the world's longest freshwater beach, or go skiing, snowboarding, or dog-sledding through fresh, powdery snowFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHonest advice on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from campgrounds and hostels to spa retreats and B&Bs Expert perspective from Carolyn B. Heller, who has spent over a decade living and traveling throughout CanadaRecommendations for getting around by plane, car, boat, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and moreBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Cottage Country, Algonquin, and the NortheastWith Moon Toronto & Ontario's expert insight, myriad activities, and practical tips, you can plan your trip your way.

Rick Steves Berlin (Second Edition)

By Rick Steves, Cameron Hewitt, Gene Openshaw
Authors:
Rick Steves, Cameron Hewitt, Gene Openshaw
Marvel at the Brandenburg Gate, climb the Reichstag's dome, and check out Checkpoint Charlie: with Rick Steves on your side, Berlin can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Berlin you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring BerlinRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the colorful East Side Gallery, to the Memorial of the Berlin Wall, to cozy corner biergartens How to connect with local culture: Raise a pint with the locals and sample schnitzel, stroll through hip Prenzlauer Berg, or cruise down the Spree River Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relaxSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed neighborhood maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, a German phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on every neighborhood in Berlin, as well as day trips to Potsdam, Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, and WittenbergMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Berlin.
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Moon New Zealand (First Edition)

By Jamie Christian Desplaces
Authors:
Jamie Christian Desplaces
New Zealand's lush, rugged landscape will charm you as much as the local Kiwis. Explore this beautiful country with Moon New Zealand. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries for any timeline or budget, including a two-week best of New Zealand, curated for eco-tourists, Lord of the Rings fans, and adrenaline junkiesDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutActivities and ideas for every traveler: Stroll barefoot down black and white sand beaches, or relax at a stunning resort. Sample local vintages, craft beer, and cheeses, or fresh seafood. Travel to Tolkien's Middle Earth and visit the Shire, or learn about Maori culture and history. Hike the Milford Track in Fiordland, spot unique wildlife like the famed kiwi bird, or kayak along the seashore. The best spots for sports and recreation, including hiking, mountain biking, surfing, scuba diving, caving, white-water rafting, and even skydivingExpert insight from expat author Jamie Desplaces, who shares his world traveler's perspective of his adopted countryHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stayThorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, history, and cultureFull coverage of Auckland, Bay of Islands, Geothermal Center, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Kaikoura, Queenstown, and FiordlandWith Moon New Zealand's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.

Moon Northern California (Eighth Edition)

By Elizabeth Linhart Veneman
Authors:
Elizabeth Linhart Veneman
Immerse yourself in NorCal's diverse cities, quaint historical towns, towering forests, and stunning coastline. Inside Moon Northern California you'll find:Strategic, flexible itineraries that can be adapted for your budget and timeline, from three days in San Francisco to one day in Yosemite, designed for road trippers, outdoor adventurers, culture mavens, foodies, and moreHow to plan a Northern California road trip, with detailed mileage and driving times for trips to the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, and the Gold CountryUnique activities and can't-miss highlights: Explore a Gold Rush-era ghost town, ride the rollercoaster on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, or crest San Francisco's steep hills on a historic cable car. Visit world-class museums in the Bay Area, absorb history in the Capitol Building in Sacramento, or watch the otters play at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Climb Yosemite's granite peaks, hike among the redwoods in Sequoia and Kings Canyon, ski Tahoe's pristine powdery slopes, or try to catch a peek at condors at Big Sur. Savor an authentic Mission burrito, sample unique varietals in wine country, and enjoy a romantic seafood dinner as the sun sets over the PacificFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert advice from NorCal native Elizabeth Linhart Veneman on where to stay, where to eat, and how get around by plane, car, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, and travelers with disabilitiesBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of San Francisco and the Bay Area, Wine Country, the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento and Gold Country, Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra, the Central Coast, and Sequoia and Kings CanyonWith Moon Northern California's myriad activities, local insight, and expert know-how, you can plan your trip your way.

Rick Steves Spain 2019

By Rick Steves
Authors:
Rick Steves
Walk the Camino de Santiago, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or relax on Barcelona's beaches: with Rick Steves on your side, Spain can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Spain 2019 you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to SpainRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from El Escorial and the great mosque of Córdoba, to medieval bars serving house-made madroño liqueur How to connect with local culture: Take in a flamenco show in Madrid, chat with fans about the latest fútbol match, or meander down winding streets in search of the best tapasBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a glass of sangriaSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museumsVital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, plus a fold-out map for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Spanish phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downAnnually updated information on Barcelona, Basque Country, Bilbao, Santiago de Compostela, León, Salamanca, Madrid, El Escorial, the Valley of the Fallen, Segovia, Toledo, Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain's Southern Coast, Gibraltar, Morocco, and more

Rick Steves Best of Europe (Second Edition)

By Rick Steves
Authors:
Rick Steves
Hit Europe's can't-miss art, sights, and bites with Rick Steves Best of Europe!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyItineraries for one to four days in the top destinations in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and SwitzerlandRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist trapsThe best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museumsTrip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get aroundOver 100 full-color maps and vibrant photosExperience Europe's Old World romance and New World excitement for yourself with Rick Steves Best of Europe!Rick Steves Best of Europe covers London, Paris, Provence, the French Riviera, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Venice, Florence, Cinque Terre, the Swiss Alps/Berner Oberland, Munich, Rothenberg and the Romantic Road, the Rhine Valley, Berlin, and Amsterdam
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Moon Galápagos Islands (Third Edition)

By Lisa Cho
Authors:
Lisa Cho
Take the Trip of a Lifetime with Moon Travel Guides!The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most beautiful, wild, and untouched places on earth. Travel back in time with Moon Galápagos Islands.Strategic tour information with advice on visiting sustainably, which boats to take, how long to stay, and where to stop along the wayDetailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownActivities and ideas for every traveler: Spot blue-footed boobies, frigates, albatross and pelicans just as Darwin did when formulating the Theory of Evolution. Snorkel past playful sea lions and gentle sea turtles, or dive with hammerheads and whale sharks. Walk along sandy beaches where marine iguanas sun themselves on the rocks or hike through forests of cacti and along otherworldly lava trails with breathtaking ocean views.Curated advice from local expert and bioengineer Lisa ChoIn-depth coverage of Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, Isabela, Floreana, and the remote uninhabited islands of Santiago, Fernandina, Española, and Genovesa, as well as the gateway cities of Quito and GuayaquilBackground information on the history, landscape, and diverse wildlife of the archipelago, including how and where to see each animal while protecting their habitatFull-color with vibrant, helpful photosEssential insight for travelers on eco-tourism, health and safety, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your day packWith Moon Galápagos Islands' practical tips, myriad activities, and an expert's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Moon Charleston (Second Edition)

By Jim Morekis
Authors:
Jim Morekis
Get to know Charleston's fun-loving lifestyle, gothic architecture, and classic Southern charm with Moon Charleston.Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Charleston's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Sumter, or visit the house where Harriet Tubman worked as a nurse. Admire antebellum architecture on the oldest street in the city, or stroll along the harbor's Waterfront Park. Check out the evocative old churches and gothic cemeteries in the French Quarter, or do a little shopping along bustling King StreetGet a Taste of the City: Sample freshly caught seafood, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Kick back with locals at a dive bar, sip cocktails at a five-star restaurant, or explore the hip Upper King neighborhoodTrusted Advice: Charleston expert Jim Morekis shares his insider tipsItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Lowcountry, or follow city itineraries like "Romance by the Sea," "Kayaker's Weekend," "Best of Charleston," and "Civil War History"Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Charleston and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Charleston's local expertise, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.

Moon Savannah (Second Edition)

By Jim Morekis
Authors:
Jim Morekis
Moon Travel Guides: See the City with a Local!Whether you're chowing down on fresh seafood, diving into local history, or wandering the waterfront, Moon Savannah reveals the best of this quirky city.Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Savannah's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Pulaski, or climb to the top of the Tybee Island Light Station. Stroll bustling downtown Savannah, visit historic, gothic cathedrals, and admire classic antebellum architecture. Tour the First African Baptist Church, or take the ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore, rent a bike, and pedal among the ruins of old mansionsGet a Taste of the City: Sample classic fried chicken, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Catch some live music at a pub or kick back with the locals at a fun dive bar (and take your beer with you in a to-go cup!)Trusted Advice: Savannah native Jim Morekis shares insider tips on his beloved cityItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Golden Isles, or follow itineraries like "Seaside Romance," "Coastal Cruising on U.S. 17," "African American Heritage," and "Kayaking Southern Swamps" Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Savannah and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Savannah's local know-how, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.
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Rick Steves Provence & the French Riviera (Thirteenth Edition)

By Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Authors:
Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Stroll breathtaking coastlines, explore Roman ruins, and soak up the sun: with Rick Steves on your side, Provence and the French Riviera can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Provence & the French Riviera you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Provence and the RivieraRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Pont du Gard aqueduct and impressionist masterpieces, to warm stone villages and cozy wineries How to connect with local culture: Relax at a waterfront café, dive into a bowl of bouillabaisse, and watch fishermen sail back to the harborBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a glass of Provençal wineSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, a French phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Arles, Avignon, Orange and the Côtes du Rhône, Nice, Monaco, Antibes, the Inland Riviera, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Provence & the French Riviera.
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