Frommer's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up

Frommer's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up

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500 Places to Take Your Kids allows parents, grandparents, and kids to create a lifetime of shared memories while visiting destinations the whole family can enjoy. Here are cities, zoos, sports shrines, museums, castles, beaches, outdoor activities, and more—500 thoughtfully-chosen places that will enchant and beguile both the young and the young at heart.Each entry contains all the information families need to help plan a trip: age ratings, service details, and nearby kid-friendly hotels. A Specialty Index organized by type of trip helps families discover places and activities for all ages and interests, while a Geographical Index allows families to locate attractions across the world or simply across town. Photos throughout the book help bring destinations to life.Free companion podcast is available for download!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 130 x 202 x 34mm | 539.77g
  • Frommermedia
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • w. numerous photos.
  • 0764595881
  • 9780764595882
  • 1,075,512

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"a handy guidebook featuring all the must-sees around the globe that kids of all ages can appreciate, not to mention their parents as well." (New York Daily News, August 20, 2006)show more

Table of contents

About This Book.§Chapter 1: Taking in the Scenery.§Awesome Vistas.§Seven Beautiful Bridges.§Drives.§Train Rides.§Boat Rides.§Chapter 2: Cities Great & Small.§One-of-a-Kind Cityscapes.§The Big City Buzz.§Postcards across America.§Chapter 3: Weird & Wonderful.§Otherworldly Landscapes.§Atmospheric Places to Explore.§A Touch of Kitsch.§Caves & Waterfalls.§Chapter 4: Walk with the Animals.§In the Wild.§Zoos.§Aquariums.§Chapter 5: Lost in the Mists of Time.§Fossils.§Early Humans.§The Ancient World.§Chapter 6: Windows on History.§Positively Medieval.§Historic Restorations.§Native Americans.§Settling America.§Black American History.§Chapter 7: War & Peace.§Bloody Battlegrounds.§History at Sea.§World War II & the Cold War.§Chapter 8: For Budding Scientists.§Science Museums.§The History of Flight.§Inventions & Industry.§Stargazing.§Chapter 9: Holy Places.§Chapter 10: A Dose of Culture.§Masterpieces of Art.§Music.§Theater & the Movies.§Chapter 11: Historic Homes.§Castles & Mansions.§Famous Homesteads.§U.S. Presidents.§Chapter 12: Out & About.§Hiking & Backpacking.§Cycling.§In the Saddle.§Chapter 13: On the Water.§Paddling Away.§Swimming.§Snorkeling & Diving.§Beaches.§Chapter 14: Calling All Sports Fans.§Chapter 15: Rides & Thrills.§Adrenaline Rushes.§Carousels & Ferris Wheels.§Roller Coasters.§Theme Parks.§Alphabetical Index.§Geographical Index.show more

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