The Rough Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in North America

The Rough Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in North America

Author: Tam Leach

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843530791

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 582

View: 678

A guide for both skiers and snowboarders to the slopes and resorts of the US and Canada, covering over 100 destinations from world-class mountains to local gems. There is in-depth coverage of the ski areas, including piste reviews, suggestions for backcountry forays, details of boardparks and tips on avoiding crowds. The guide also provides informative and colourful reviews of the other attractions that make up a ski trip - hotels, restaurants, bars, spas and shopping.

The Rough Guide to California

The Rough Guide to California

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 184353049X

Category: Travel

Page: 892

View: 877

An illustrated guide that covers urban hotspots such as San Francisco and LA to the natural beauty of the Yosemite National Park and the Lake Tahoe area. Camping and hiking information in Sequoia, Death Valley and the other great National Parks is included as well as the highlights of the east - Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Hotel and restaurant details are given to suit all budgets together with the lowdown on the coolest (or, failing that, the most interesting) clubs and bars. Comprehensive contexts sections featuring the best books and movies on California, as well as extracts from two best-selling authors are also included.

The Rough Guide to Montréal

The Rough Guide to Montréal

Author: Arabella Bowen

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 184353195X

Category: Travel

Page: 332

View: 666

Montreal and Quebec City are like outposts of European culture in the heart of Canada just hours from the US, distinctively Canadian but with a palpable French spirit. The Rough Guide to Montreal takes you through everything in great detail, providing informative and entertaining accounts of what the city has to offer in terms of attractions, restaurants, accomodation and its vibrant nightlife. There is extensive coverage of Quebec City, as well as the snow-capped peaks of the Laurentian Mountains and Eastern Townships, all accessible day-trips from Montreal. In each chapter there are detailed maps and plans covering every neighbourhood. The contexts section includes a useful French language section and glossary.

The Rough Guide to South America

The Rough Guide to South America

Author: Harry Adès

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1858289076

Category: Travel

Page: 1148

View: 473

The Rough Guide to South Americais the definitive handbook to the continent. Features include- Full-coloursection introducing South America's highlights Detailedcoverage and extensive practicalities for all thirteen countries, along with the Galapagos Islands and Easter Island. Vividaccounts of unmissable attractions, from the beaches of Rio and the glaciers of Patagonia to the Inca ruins at Machu Picchu. Hundredsof critical reviews on the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus details on major festivals and indigenous music. Expertadvice on exploring the jungles, deserts and mountains up close, as well as crossing borders and planning multi-country trips. Maps and Plansfor the entire continent.

The Rough Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton

The Rough Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781848368200

Category: Travel

Page: 299

View: 507

The Rough Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton is your definitive guidebook to this storied region of the American west; designed to help you best enjoy your trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Whether you want to avoid Yellowstone's notorious high-season crowds, know when and where to spot a moose in Grand Teton, or simply find where to eat and sleep in either Yellowstone or Grand Teton, this guide has it all. The Rough Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton is packed with full-colour photos, richly detailed maps, reviews on every single restaurant and lodge within Yellowstone and Grand Teton, and comprehensive looks at the Parks' various gateway towns. The guide also takes a detailed look at hiking, with two full chapters dedicated to the best day and overnight hikes found in each park.

The Rough Guide to Canada

The Rough Guide to Canada

Author: Tim Jepson

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843532662

Category: Travel

Page: 1164

View: 381

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CANADA is the definitive handbook to this diverse country. Features include: Full-colour section introducing Canada's highlights. Detailed accounts of the big cities and small towns, from cosmopolitan Toronto and atmospheric Québec City to the Gold Rush-era relies of the Yukon. Discriminating reviews of hundreds of hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs to suit all tastes and budgets. Practical advice on a range of activities, from hiking and skiing in Banff to fishing and sailing in the Maritime Provinces. Expert background on Canada's history, wildlife and its aboriginal peoples. Maps and plans covering the entire country.

The Rough Guide to the USA

The Rough Guide to the USA

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781409372301

Category: Travel

Page: 1271

View: 186

The Rough Guide to the USA is the ultimate guide to all fifty states. Whether you're planning a classic American road-trip, a visit to New England in the Fall, or a west-coast sun and surf holiday, this guide is the perfect companion. Packed with colour maps, itineraries and route suggestions, it will help you discover the best the United States has to offer, from New York's museums and Chicago's skyscrapers to the deserts of the Southwest and vineyards of California. With expert reviews of hotels, restaurants, diners and bars, plus all the information you'll need on city sights and national parks, you'll make the most of your American adventure with The Rough Guide to the USA. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to California

The Rough Guide to California

Author:

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781409351603

Category: Travel

Page: 909

View: 254

The Rough Guide to California is the ultimate guide to the USA's most exciting and varied state. Whether you're looking for inspiring accommodation, great places to eat, the best bars, chilled muso haunts or cutting-edge clubs, you'll find the solution. The guide also includes three full-colour sections covering the state's unmatched influence on American music, its remarkable array of food and wine, and getting the most from California's wonderful backcountry - hiking, skiing, rock climbing and surfing. Plus The Rough Guide to California is packed with incisive comment on everything from LA's political scandals and Hollywood hype to San Francisco's Beat poet hangouts and Yosemite's sheer rock walls. Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of California, whilst stunning photography and a full-colour introduction make this your ultimate travelling companion. Originally published in print in 2011. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to California. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to California (Travel Guide eBook)

The Rough Guide to California (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789196603

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 295

The Rough Guide to California Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. World-renowned 'tell it like it is' travel guide. Discover California with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and honest recommendations by our independent experts. Whether you plan to hit the surf and seaside rollercoasters of Santa Cruz, hike in the Sierra Nevada, roam the Napa Valley's wineland, or embark on a Route 66 road trip, the Rough Guide to California will help you discover the best places to explore, eat, drink, shop and sleep along the way. Features of this travel guide to California: - Detailed regional coverage: provides practical information for every kind of trip, from off-the-beaten-track adventures to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas - Honest and independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our writers will help you make the most from your trip to California - Meticulous mapping: practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and many more locations without needing to get online - Fabulous full-colour photography: features inspirational colour photography, including the sheer mountains of Yosemite National Park cast in a golden morning light and iconic Bixby Creek Bridge connecting the cliffs of the beautiful Big Sur coast - Time-saving itineraries: carefully planned routes will help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Things not to miss: Rough Guides' rundown of Pam Springs, Yosemite Valley, Redwood National Park, Route 66 and Big Sur's best sights and top experiences - Travel tips and info: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more - Background information: comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter provides fascinating insights into California, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary - Covers: Los Angeles; San Diego; the deserts; Death Valley; the Sierra; the Central Coast; San Francisco; the Gold Country; Lake Tahoe and Northern California You may also be interested in: Rough Guide Southwest USA, Rough Guide Florida, Pocket Rough Guide San Francisco About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.

The Rough Guide to England

The Rough Guide to England

Author: Robert (NA) Andrews

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843532492

Category: Travel

Page: 1134

View: 249

This is a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute handbook to England. It includes recommendations of the best places to stay, eat and drink, in all budget ranges and in all regions. It also includes accounts of every type of attraction.

The Rough Guide to Slovenia

The Rough Guide to Slovenia

Author: Norm Longley

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843531453

Category: Travel

Page: 390

View: 314

The brand-new Rough Guide to Slovenia is the definitive handbook to one of Europe''s smallest, yet most beguiling nations. The northernmost republic of the former Yugoslavia, straddles central Europe and the Balkans, and is said to be the greenest country on the continent. There''s a wealth of things to see and do. The guide covers the country in all the detail it deserves, with as much attention to the capital Ljubljana''s youthful culture and Baroque and Hapsburg architecture as to the stunning cave network at Postojna, the wilds of the Julian Alps and the charms of the Istrian coastline. There are maps and plans throughout and a full-colour introductory section listing the author''s favourite ''things not to miss''. The contexts section includes informed background on Slovenian history, folklore, music and wildlife.

The Rough Guide to Devon & Cornwall

The Rough Guide to Devon & Cornwall

Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 184353312X

Category: Travel

Page: 414

View: 576

The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall is the ultimate insider''s handbook to one of the most beautiful and popular regions of the UK. In this new edition, there is a 24-page full-colour introduction to the author''s pick of the attractions and activities, from the cliff-top Minack theatre to a helicopter ride to the Isles of Scilly. The guide provides expert coverage of all the major sights, from the wild expanses of Dartmoor to the Eden project and critical reviews of the best restaurants, pubs and accommodation in every area. There is also practical advice for the host of outdoor activities available, from surfing to rambling and horse riding to diving.