Description : 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.
Description : The Rough Guide to the USA is your authoritative state-by-state guidebook to this vast and fascinating country. From Mardi Gras in New Orleans to New England in the fall, from the Las Vegas Strip to Yellowstone National Park, the introduction provides a lively overview of the "things not to miss". The country's history, culture and people are covered in depth throughout the guide, while clear and accurate maps for every region, state and major city provide the information you need to plan your trip. Opinionated reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, both on and off the beaten track, include author picks that highlight options especially worth seeking out. Count on plenty of expert advice on a wide range of activities, from touring Louisiana's Cajun country to experiencing New York City's nightlife, as well as lists of Rough Guide favourites designed to help you make the most of your travels in the USA.
Description : The Rough Guide to the USA is the most comprehensive and colourful guide to the fifty states available. There are lively accounts of every region and attraction from the bright lights of Broadway to the vast open plains of Wyoming. The guide gives refreshingly opinionated reviews of the established sights and landmarks as well as uncovering many of the lesser-known gems, allowing the visitor to make the most of their trip. There are feature boxes that provide information on a variety of subjects from the Delta blues to the geology of the Grand Canyon. There are also maps and plans to help you navigate around the major attractions, inner city streets or interstates
Description : The Rough Guide to Southwest USA is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Southwest USA has to offer. Discover the spectacular extremes of landscape; from scenic national parks, ancient sites of New Mexico and Arizona's Grand Canyon and Apache trail, to unique cities like Santa Fe, vintage Americana, Wild West towns and the lively nightlife of Las Vegas. The guide is packed with reliable, up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels in the Southwest USA, recommended restaurants and bars in Southwest USA and tips on the best shopping and festivals in Southwest USA for all budgets. You'll find comprehensive coverage of the whole of New Mexico & Arizona, all of Utah's fabulous national parks, Las Vegas in Nevada and much of Southwest Colorado. The guide features historical descriptions of the abandoned ruins of the Ancestral Puebloans, today's Native Americans, Southwest movie locations, and adobe architecture plus expert tips for hikes and other outdoor activities. The Rough Guide to Southwest USA is the perfect companion to one of the best road trip destinations in America with the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Southwest USA.
Description : The Rough Guide to Southwest USA is the ultimate travel guide to the fabled American West. Explore ancient Native American cliff dwellings and pueblos in Canyon de Chelly and Mesa Verde, delve into the region's Hispanic past in the adobe-lined streets of Santa Fe and mission churches around Tucson, and follow in the footsteps of Wyatt Earp in Tombstone, the Wild West town "Too Tough to Die." Spectacular national parks like Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon - as well as Monument Valley and its iconic red rock buttes - are illustrated in their full colour glory, and the guide is packed with easy-to-read maps, along with suggested itineraries and authoritative, up-to-the-minute restaurant, bar, hotel and nightlife reviews. Whether you want to drive Route 66, hit the Strip in Las Vegas or visit modern day trading posts to buy Navajo rugs or Hopi kachinas, make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Southwest USA.
Description : The Rough Guide to the USA is the ultimate guide to all fifty star-spangled states. Whether you're planning a mammoth cross-country road-trip, an action-packed whizz around the Rockies, or just a lazy time lounging on the West Coast's best beaches, this fully updated guide will assist you every step of the way. Packed with colour maps, itineraries and route suggestions, The Rough Guide to the USA will help you discover the best the United States has to offer, from New York's galleries and Miami's nightlife, to the lobster shacks of Maine and the vineyards of California. With expert reviews of hotels, restaurants, clubs 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.
Description : The USA has become the wealthiest and most powerful nation on earth, and the Rough Guide Historygives you a full overview of the country's remarkable evolution, in accessible style and handy format. Covering everything from the beginnings of human settlement to the aftermath of September 11, it features a continuous time-line, plus sidebars on Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Malcolm X, the Iran-Contra affair and many other figures and topics. Illustrated throughout, and packed with illuminating quotations, the Rough Guide Historyis a vital reference for travellers and students alike.
Description : The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places in the USA is a celebration of the country's most extraordinary places. From iconic favourites like the Grand Canyon to up-and-coming areas such as the Wynwood Art District in Miami, this stunning photography collection will inspire even the most intrepid traveller. Over 150 high-quality images bring the 100 places to life, spanning dramatic mountain scenery, sparkling urban cityscapes and historic highlights. Lively descriptive text accompanies each entry, capturing the destination's spirit and exactly what makes it so special. Organized geographically by region, the book reaches every corner of the USA, with each place carefully selected by Rough Guides' experienced team of authors and editors. Features of the Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places in the USA - Uncovers the top places to visit in the USA - Stylish coffee-table book with more than 150 inspiring photographs - Employs Rough Guides' "tell it like it is" ethos - Organised geographically by region - Carefully curated by Rough Guides' team of expert authors and editors About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. 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.