eBook Back Roads California, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465411879
  • ISBN-13: 9781465411877
  • DDC: 917.940453
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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About

Overview

Scenic routes, charming hotels, authentic regional cuisine . . . Take a journey through the back roads of California to discover the area's real soul and charm. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads California driving vacation guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming Californian towns, local restaurants, and intimate places to stay. Twenty-four themed drives, each lasting one to five days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems, and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities, from short walks and longer hikes to days on the beach or at a spa, to wine tours, cycling trips, and watersports. Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels and guesthouses and restaurants specializing in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. Full-color throughout, with a pull-out map of the entire region for easy navigation between tours, and zip code information for use with a GPS device. All the practical information you could need is included, from road conditions and length of drive to parking information and opening hours. Discover the unexpected on your road trip with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads California.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About this Book.
Introducing California.
Getting to California.
Practical Information.
Driving in California.
Where to Stay.
Where to Eat.
1: The Drives.
2: Drive 1.
3: Romance of the Golden Gate.
4: Drive 2.
5: Sacramento Delta.
6: Drive 3.
7: Forested Slopes and Scenic Coast.
8: Drive 4.
9: Wine Country.
10: Drive 5.
11: Wine Valleys and Coastal Vistas.
12: Drive 6.
13: Redwood Empire Route.
14: Drive 7.
15: Land of Fire and Ice.
16: Drive 8.
17: Mountains, Lakes, and Ranchlands.
18: Drive 9.
19: California’s Undiscovered North.
20: Drive 10.
21: Santa Cruz Sojourn.
22: Drive 11.
23: Enchanting Big Sur.
24: Drive 12.
25: On the Royal Road.
26: Drive 13.
27: The Tahoe Loop.
28: Drive 14.
29: Gold Country.
30: Drive 15.
31: Spectacular Yosemite.
32: Drive 16.
33: Towering Trees and Gaping Gorges.
34: Drive 17.
35: Rugged Owens Valley.
36: Drive 18.
37: Desert Desiderata.
38: Drive 19.
39: Mojave Montage.
40: Drive 20.
41: Desert Lows to Mountain Highs.
42: Drive 21.
43: Edge of the World.
44: Drive 22.
45: Surf Country.
46: Drive 23.
47: Scenic San Diego.
48: Drive 24.
49: San Diego Backcountry.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.