National Geographic’s Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways and Guide to State Parks of the United States on tour February/March 2018

Posted By on February 26, 2018

About Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways

• Paperback: 496 pages
• Publisher: National Geographic; Updated edition (February 6, 2018)

This fully updated edition of the best-selling guidebook from National Geographic showcases 300 of the best scenic drives across the United States.

The fifth and latest edition of National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways provides more than 300 possibilities for spectacular getaways in your local area and throughout the 50 states. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip close to home or a several-weeks-long vacation, you’ll find a host of ideas in this beautifully illustrated, detail-packed book, which celebrates America’s regional diversity, rich history, and jaw-dropping splendor. Suggested drives include Maine’s rocky coastline, the Southeast’s mystical swamplands, the Southwest’s striking red-rock plateaus, the West’s majestic mountains, and many more. Veteran National Geographic authors with deep knowledge of each area employ superb storytelling techniques to enliven your journeys. Each drive features mile-by-mile directions, as well as all the practical info you’ll need to make your next road trip an experience to remember.

Purchase Links

National Geographic | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Guide to State Parks of the United States

• Paperback: 480 pages
• Publisher: National Geographic; 5 edition (March 6, 2018)

Discover more than 950 of the best parks in all 50 states in this completely updated guide from National Geographic.

Bask in the spectacular beauty, thrilling terrain, and quiet peacefulness of the country’s finest state parks, hand-picked by park directors and National Geographic editors. This fully updated fifth edition includes 750 additional off-the-beaten track destinations. Beautifully written descriptions tell the stories of the parks, from their wildlife, natural features, and history to their most popular current activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, water sports, and rock climbing. Vivid images inspire your next getaway, while detailed information–including 32 detailed maps highlighting sites, trails, campgrounds, and more–helps you plan your next excursion. From free to low-cost, from Florida to Alaska, from the six-acre Iao Valley to the 204,000-acre Baxter, use this essential guide to plan a day visit or a weekend escape.

Purchase Links

National Geographic | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Tour Stops

Monday, February 26th: Instagram: @badashoutdoors

Monday, February 26th: Broken Teepee

Tuesday, February 27th: Write – Read – Life

Tuesday, February 27th: Instagram: @wesaidgotravel

Wednesday, February 28th: Stranded in Chaos

Thursday, March 1st: Doing Dewey

Friday, March 2nd: Instagram: @a_tad_bit_bookish

Monday, March 5th: A Bookish Way of Life

Tuesday, March 6th: Literary Quicksand

Wednesday, March 7th: Man of La Book

Thursday, March 8th: Book by Book

Friday, March 9th: Not in Jersey

Monday, March 12th: Instagram: @friendswithsuitcases

TBD: Instagram: @adventuresoffour

TBD: Instagram: @theamericanfieldtrip


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