DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756686679
  • ISBN-13: 9780756686673
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The DK EYEWITNESS PACIFIC NORTHWEST travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the region has to offer. Whether you’re kayaking on Lake Ozette in Olympic National Park or hitting the shops in Downtown Seattle’s Columbia Centre, this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife for all budgets. It’s fully illustrated and covers all the major cities from Washington, Vancouver and Portland to Oregon, Seattle and British Columbia. You'll find floorplans of all the must-see sites, as well as street maps and reliable information for getting around. DK EYEWITNESS PACIFIC NORTHWEST explores the culture, history and architecture, not missing the best in entertainment, shopping, tours and scenic walks, in this diverse region. With all the sights, beaches and attractions listed area by area, DK EYEWITNESS PACIFIC NORTHWEST is your essential companion.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing the Pacific Northwest.
2: Discovering the Pacific Northwest.
3: Putting Oregon and Washington on the Map.
4: Putting British Columbia on the Map.
5: A Portrait of the Pacific Northwest.
6: Geology of the Pacific Northwest.
7: Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.
8: Flora of the Pacific Northwest.
9: Native Peoples of the Pacific Northwest.
10: Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.
11: The Pacific Northwest Through the Year.
12: The History of the Pacific Northwest.
13: The Pacific Northwest Region by Region.
14: The Pacific Northwest at a Glance.
15: Portland.
16: Portland’s Best.
17: Old Town and the Pearl District.
18: Downtown.
19: Farther Afield.
20: Oregon.
21: Seattle.
22: Seattle at a Glance.
23: Pioneer Square and Downtown.
24: Pike Place Market and the Waterfront.
25: Seattle Center and Belltown.
26: Farther Afield.
27: Washington.
28: Vancouver.
29: Vancouver’s Best.
30: Waterfront, Gastown, and Chinatown.
31: Downtown Vancouver.
32: South Granville and Yaletown.
33: Farther Afield.
34: British Columbia.
35: Travelers’ Needs.
36: Where to Stay.
37: Where to Eat.
38: Shopping in the Pacific Northwest.
39: Outdoor Activities.
40: Survival Guide.
41: Practical Information.
42: Travel Information.
General Index.