About National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, 5th Edition
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.
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“One of my favorite aspects of this book was seeing how many of the drives I have already done. On the ones that I’ve completed, the pictures brought back memories of the drive and I might even add to the list of some of the points of interest. It also gives me a great guide for future places that I want to visit.” –writereadlife.com “You get your money’s worth with this and it would be perfect to throw into your bag as you set out on your road trip, you never know where it might take you.” – Stranded in Chaos
“This seems incredibly useful for planning longer road trips. The description of each route begins with a distance and time to drive, plus a recommended time of year and/or tips about how to best enjoy the drive.” –doingdeweydecimal.com
“Chock full of fantastic photographs, informative maps, and useful tips – a perfect addition to your guidebook collection. Plus, a great companion to planner addicts getting ready to plan out their summer vacations.”—abookishwayoflife.blogspot.com
“Having a printed guide with recommendations and information is invaluable as you head out into the more scenic parts of our beautiful country – aka: areas with no reception.” –literaryquicksand.com
“I had fun flipping through the pages…so many drives catching my eye and sparking my travel-hungry imagination with possibilities. I’m looking forward to using this book for some traveling this summer.”–pagebypagebookbybook.blogspot.com
“If you’ve ever wanted to know what is on the roads known to be scenic routes and to discover even more you did not know about, this book is great!” –notinjersey.com