America's National Parks For Dummies

America's National Parks For Dummies

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America's National Parks For Dummies features 15 of the most popular national parks in the Lower 48, including Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone National Parks. Author and self-styled parkie Kurt Repanshek hits all the highlights from the East Coast to the West. He's checked out all the parks' best lodgings and restaurants in person, and offers honest opinions that help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. He also gives you the rundown on the most worthwhile activities and tells you which trails to take to discover the parks' natural treasures. The book also includes one-day itineraries for those with limited time and tips on activities for families, photographers, animal-watchers, and sports-minded travelers. Plus, excellent maps ensure that you won't get lost along the more

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  • Paperback | 548 pages
  • 111.76 x 172.72 x 30.48mm | 249.47g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • illustrations, maps, index
  • 0764562045
  • 9780764562044

About Kurt Repanshek

About the Author Kurt Repanshek, a misplaced Easterner, has been roaming the Rocky Mountains since 1985, when he arrived in Wyoming as state correspondent for The Associated Press. A freelance editor and writer based in Park City, Utah since 1993, he has managed to find his way to the top of the Grand Teton; paddled portions of the Green, Colorado, and Middle Fork of the Salmon Rivers as well as Yellowstone's Shoshone Lake; and cross-country skied in the predawn cold to catch sunrise on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, all in the pursuit of stories. He is the author of Hidden Utah (Ulysses Press), and his work has appeared in Sunset, National Geographic Traveler, and Hemispheres, among other more

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