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My Life in Recipes: Food, Family, and Memories

For those seeking a healthy mix of typical yet well-executed European-Jewish dishes, paired with less familiar while still intriguing options, this will be a sure hit.
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Footnotes from the Most Fascinating Museums: Stories and Memorable Moments from People Who Love Museums

A serene collection of some of North America’s most famous museums. Suitable for all ages and great for finding new places to visit.
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50 Hikes with Kids: Virginia and Maryland

Perfect for families, whether they’re experienced hikers or new to outdoor adventures.
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Mindful Eye, Playful Eye: 101 Amazing Museum Activities for Discovery, Connection, and Insight

This imaginative book of engaging, fresh ideas for museum experiences encourages finding wonder everywhere. Museum and art lovers will enjoy.
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The Best Train Journeys in the World

This attractive, useful, eminently browsable book will appeal to railroad buffs, armchair travelers, and tourists looking for possibilities for their next (or first) train trip.
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The Alps: Hotels, Destinations, Culture

Invaluable as an Alps resource. Libraries can keep this title for many years, especially since several of the featured hotels have been around for a long time.

The Secret History of Bigfoot: Field Notes on a North American Monster

This wildly informative investigative narrative about Bigfoot is definitely worth reading. It’s best suited for nonbelievers, but readers convinced that Bigfoot exists will have a great time too.
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Rowing to Baikal

This overflowing travelogue may appeal to readers of National Geographic, fishing enthusiasts, and others willing to take this highly detailed journey.
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Brazil: Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

A recommended purchase for its abundance of knowledge about Brazil, its people, and its customs.
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Off the Beaten Tracks in Japan: A Journey by Train from Hokkaido to Kyushu

This travel narrative that is also part memoir seeks out and succeeds in spotlighting areas of Japan that few tourists will have known about.
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Culture Smart! Mexico: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Worth adding to collections. Readers will gain a realistic view of all that Mexico has to offer, not just the touristy things, but some will yearn for color photographs of the celebrations.
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America’s Greatest Road Trip! Key West to Deadhorse: 9000 Miles Across Backroad USA

This engaging, epic, well-documented trip will appeal to car aficionados, road trippers, and readers interested in travel memoirs, small towns, farming, or Americana.
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50 Hikes with Kids: Texas

A thoughtfully curated guide to 50 kid-friendly adventures and hikes throughout the Lone Star State.
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The Family Bucket List: 1,000 Trips To Take and Memories To Make Around the World

Best suited for people who have the money for excursions worldwide, but the budget-minded may get some ideas for trips closer to home. Armchair travelers will likely enjoy the photos.
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Route 66 Adventure Handbook: Full-Throttle Sixth Edition

Road-trip planners and history lovers will be delighted to find this captivating, well-updated guide at their local library.
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Dearest New York: A Love Letter to the Big Apple

A cute homage to Manhattan, but some readers may want to know more about all of New York City.
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Exploring Toronto: A Guide to 28 Unique Public Spaces

A fresh and intimate perspective on Toronto not found in traditional guidebooks and an excellent complement to travel collections for this region. It gives tourists, locals, and armchair travelers the opportunity to explore distinctive public spots around the city.
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Hidden Japan: An Astonishing World of Thatched Villages, Ancient Shrines and Primeval Forests

A title filled with fascinating, meandering cultural lessons. Great for casual readers and for fans of Japan, who will find a multidimensional lens for seeing the country up close and from the back door.
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50 Hikes with Kids: Utah and Nevada

A kid-friendly guide to hiking and adventures, filled with plenty of considerate, observant tips.
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Wonder Year: A Guide to Long-Term Family Travel and Worldschooling

An excellent guide for anyone interested in an extended-travel lifestyle. With remote work a viable option for lots of readers, this inspiring book can open up numerous possibilities for families.

Every Dog Deserves an Adventure: Amazing Stories of Camping with Dogs

This is an easy title for any library to recommend and could be the highlight of an outdoor-activities display.

Argentina—Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

An invaluable asset that gives travelers a broad overview of Argentina and its history, people, and traditions. Perfect for anyone who plans to visit.
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The Bronx Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide

Like every book in this series, this one has something for everyone, whether they are foodies, people watchers, lovers of travel and discoveries, or fans of architecture or history.
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The Atlas of Car Design: The World’s Most Iconic Cars (Onyx Edition)

This may be the only automotive book to combine worldwide scope with historical perspective. It’s a veritable showcase of vehicles.
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So Long as It’s Wild: Standing Strong After My Famous Walk Across America

Christian readers and fans of Tara Westover’s Educated or Cheryl Strayed’s Wild will be captivated by this inspirational journey of self-discovery and reinvention.
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Airplane Mode: An Irreverent History of Travel

Fans of travel writing, history, and travel writing itself will find this quick read a delightful, eye-opening one that fuels more insatiable wanderlust.
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Uncharted: A Couple’s Empty-Nest Adventure Sailing from One Life to Another

From excitement to curiosity to pensiveness, Seely captures the layered emotions of parents anticipating an empty nest and embarking on new experiences of their own. Recommended for readers of travel adventure.
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Brave the Wild River: The Untold Story of Two Women Who Mapped the Botany of the Grand Canyon

An amazing trip down an awe-inspiring river, and a powerful tribute to two pioneering women of science.
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A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East’s Long War

A bleak yet sensitively told account that effectively captures the human and social impact of war. Recommended for all nonfiction audio collections.
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All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World

O’Brian fans and listeners interested in adventures at sea will enjoy this book. A recommended purchase for all nonfiction collections.
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London: A Guide for Curious Wanderers

A fun title for globetrotters and armchair travelers alike. This makes a wonderful addition to any travel collection.
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The Family Guide to Outdoor Adventures: 30 Wilderness Activities To Enjoy Nature Together

Each of this book’s activities will likely entice readers to enjoy time in nature and in all sorts of weather. Perfect for parents and caregivers of preschoolers and children in elementary school.
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Every Step Is Home: A Spiritual Geography from Appalachia to Alaska

Ideal for fans of Erickson’s work, curious readers, armchair travelers, and those who are compelled to take a spiritual pilgrimage.

Queer Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Fierce History

The author’s work is a significant addition to queer history books and will likely also appeal to readers as an LGBTQIA+ travel guide to London. Give to readers who enjoyed Gay Bar: Why We Went Out by Jeremy Atherton Lin.

Living the Vanlife: On the Road Toward Sustainability, Community, and Joy

An excellent source to give to readers keen on starting their own vanlife journey or to those who want to gain a real-life perspective of this popular trend.
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New York Green: Discovering the City’s Most Treasured Parks and Gardens

Recommended for libraries in or near New York City. This book would also be useful as a travel guide or a resource on the history of public green spaces and options to explore.
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One Star Wonders: The Worst Reviews of the World’s Greatest Places

Readers will likely enjoy this fun, snarky collection of one-star reviews. Give to fans of Amber Share’s Instagram account and accompanying book, Subpar Parks.

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The Vegan Guide to Tokyo: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Plant-Based Eats in Tokyo and Beyond

This guide will likely make readers want to jump on the next flight to Tokyo. A wonderful book to give to travelers, foodies, vegans, and readers interested in learning how different cultures adopt a plant-based diet.
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Walking Literary London

Meant for travelers and general readers, this book belongs to adventurers of all sorts, whether on the road or in their minds.

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Across a Waking Land: A 1,000-Mile Walk Through a British Spring

Birders will delight in the frequent mentions of various birds and their importance to the environment. Give to those who enjoyed Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods and Conor Knighton’s Leave Only Footprints. These readers will best appreciate this mix of adventure, travel, and memoir.
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Made in Spain: A Shopper’s Guide to Artisans and Their Crafts by Region

Travelers will gain a deeper appreciation for the regional arts of Spain. Perfect for crafters and armchair travelers too.
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Will to Wild: Adventures Great and Small To Change Your Life

This inspirational book is recommended for teens and college students exploring next steps, and for anyone in need of encouragement and ideas for what their next adventure could be.
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Tent Life: An Inspirational Guide to Camping and Outdoor Living

Recommended where there is an interest in the outdoors.
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The Slow Traveller: An Intentional Path to Mindful Adventures

Experienced or beginning travelers who want to try a new approach will enjoy this book.
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Fifty Places To Travel with Your Dog Before You Die: Dog Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations

This book is a worthy addition to libraries with well-circulating travel or pet sections.

Facing the Sea of Sand: The Sahara and the Peoples of North Africa

A masterpiece of African scholarship featuring stunning full-color photography and edifying maps. This volume should be required reading for academics, but it’s also accessible for general readers.
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The Last Ride of the Pony Express: My 2,000-Mile Horseback Journey into the Old West

Will appeal to lovers of U.S. history and horses.
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Feral: Losing Myself and Finding My Way in America’s National Parks

Listeners who enjoy memoirs about self-discovery will enjoy Pennington’s candid debut. Suggest to fans of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild.
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From Scratch: Adventures in Harvesting, Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging on a Fragile Planet

Recommended for fans of Anthony Bourdain’s books and international travel shows.

American Ramble: A Walk of Memory and Renewal

A remarkable addition for all libraries.
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She Rides: Chasing Dreams Across California and Mexico

Vrecek’s passion for her ride goes far toward offering a fresh take on traveling the difficult road to self-actualization.
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Lonely Planet Experience California

Compact, well-organized, and light enough to slip in a backpack. Expect this to circulate well.
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Smithsonian Treasures of the National Air and Space Museum

An enjoyable science-based browse for air and space buffs, with occasional whimsy (a tribble from Star Trek, a helmet from the Halo videogame’s Master Chief).
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Cities of the Dead: The World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries

An engaging and moving wander, from the 3,000-year-old Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, to the Douaumont Ossuary and Verdun Memorial, containing the bones of more than 130,000 unidentified soldiers from World War I, to the starkly modern Maqbaratol Shoara in Iran.
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The Twenty: One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail

Could complement an adventure collection primarily, and an illness-narratives section secondarily.
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Gordon Ramsay’s Uncharted: A Culinary Adventure with 60 Recipes from Around the Globe

Beautiful photos of landscapes and the food enhance the book, which is sure to be a hit with fans of Ramsay’s television series as well as with cooks looking to branch out into more unfamiliar fare.
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Kinfolk Wilderness

An evocative, enlivening look at global outdoor adventures.
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Pretty Little London: Trips: Weekend Escapes from the City

This small but informative guidebook is perfect for adventurous travelers who are eager to explore less touristy areas outside of London.
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The Pride Atlas: 500 Iconic Destinations for Queer Travelers

A beautiful book. Recommended for travel and LGBTQIA+ collections.
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The French Art of Living Well: Finding Joie de Vivre in the Everyday World

A light and pleasant read that’s perfect for Francophiles.
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Where Should We Camp Next? National Parks: The Best Campgrounds and Unique Outdoor Accommodations in and Around National Parks, Seashores, Monuments, and More

Recommended as a secondary purchase for larger collections.
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Joie: A Parisian’s Guide to Celebrating the Good Life

With compelling writing and stunning pictures, this book has the power to provoke readers into buying a ticket to Paris right away. This joyful read places the good life within anyone’s reach.
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The National Parks Scavenger Hunt: A Family-Friendly Way To Explore All 63 Parks

This would be an excellent addition to a juvenile or adult collection.
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Cinematic Places

Movie buffs, world travelers, and readers of The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations by Tony Reeves will find much to appreciate in this book. It’s a great addition to any film or travel collection.
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Wandering with Intent: Essays from Remote Australia

Highly recommended for readers interested in Australia, its history, its First Nations peoples, and cross-cultural relationships.
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Africa Is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent

Faloyin delivers an informative, engrossing, outside-the-West look at a current and vibrant Africa.
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Into the Great Emptiness: Peril and Survival on the Greenland Ice Cap

Recommended for fans of Jon Krakauer or the Polar explorer biographies of Roland Huntford.
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New York’s Great Lost Ballparks

A fascinating niche option for New York–area libraries and baseball history fans everywhere.
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The Ethical Traveler: 100 Ways To Roam the World (Without Ruining It!)

Full of bright, quick reminders for travelers and eco-conscious readers sticking close to home.
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Walking Broadway: Thirteen Miles of Architecture and History

For all architectural history students and urban designers, who might read Hilary Ballon’s complementary The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1911–2011 alongside the guidebook.
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The Atlas of Atlases: Exploring the Most Important Atlases in History and the Cartographers Who Made Them

Visually and textually, a beautiful and absorbing treat.
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America’s Classic Ballparks: Celebrating Parks Past and Present

While Buckley’s breezy tone may not be to every reader’s liking, the inclusion of countless unusual facts means even diehard baseball fans will learn something new. An entertaining but optional purchase for most libraries.
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Japan

Photographers, arm-chair travelers, and anyone interested in Japanese culture will find something of interest and likely some new knowledge too.
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Nantucket: The Ultimate Playground

Both casual readers and well-seasoned travelers will likely enjoy this title. Perfect for collections with photography, travel guides, or New England sections.
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Base Camp Reno: 101 Hikes from Sage to Snow

A solid choice for local collections and for travelers planning to hike in the area.
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The Planet’s Most Spiritual Places: Sacred Sites and Holy Locations Around the World

This is a quick-reference guide for anyone looking for somewhere to travel for a variety of spiritual experiences. It is also fun to page through, enjoying the photos, and learning about instantly recognizable sites around the world.
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Back Roads of the Midwest: Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio

Purchase where coffee-table travel books are popular.

Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance

This well-written account will appeal to readers interested in civil rights, Black history, and travel literature.

The Edge of the Plain: How Borders Make and Break Our World

A timely, valuable discussion of a pivotal issue.
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Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure

For libraries with healthy history collections and those who enjoy 19th-century U.S. history and the Ohio and Mississippi River regions.
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How To Read the Wilderness: An Illustrated Guide to the Natural Wonders of North America

This affordable, compact, and user-friendly guide is best suited for public library collections. Perfect for casual explorers, seasoned hikers, and students alike.
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Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire

Armchair travelers and sailors alike should enjoy this well-narrated seafaring saga/family biography, gracefully crafted by the author to be heartwarming as well as heart-stopping.
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Wild Miami: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around South Florida

Recommended for all libraries, particularly those in the southeastern region of the United States.
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Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America’s Edge

A raw, revealing, and effective look at life on the rural perimeters of society.
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Polar Exposure: An All-Women’s Expedition to the North Pole

Recommended for adventuresome readers.

Finding Elevation: Fear and Courage on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain

This outstanding mountaineering memoir will appeal to readers of outdoor adventure, climbers, and those who revel in successful women athletes.
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A Line in the World: A Year on the North Sea Coast

Inquisitive and flowing, with plenty of insight into how North Sea cultures adapt and respond to the sea. More than a travelogue, with stories about life, death, and nature as an enduring, immovable, ever-changing force.
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The Stargazer’s Atlas

Most readers will likely be struck by the writers’ enthusiasm, depth of knowledge, and their knack for picking just the right tidbits that will draw readers into the study of the stars. Librarians can buy this and plan nighttime programs with it.
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An American in Provence: Art, Life and Photography

An exquisite pictorial and travelogue that’s also part memoir and cookbook. It also contains a glossary of French words that many readers will find helpful.
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Go Here Instead: The Alternative Travel List

This is a book to page through, to use to build a newly conceived bucket list, and to set armchair travelers dreaming.

Nature Swagger: Stories and Visions of Black Joy in the Outdoors

The contributors’ varied experience levels and expertise make this book accessible and fun; don’t miss the valuable resources mentioned in the essays. Recommended for school and public libraries.
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Road Life: An Inspirational Guide to Living and Travelling on Four Wheels

An optional purchase for libraries with extensive travel or lifestyle collections, or where there is demand.

Paris and Her Cathedrals

Essential reading for first-time and return visitors to Paris.
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Some Reasons for Traveling to Italy

Italophiles and architecture fans will enjoy the short essays that feature travelers from the 1300s to the present day.

The Bucket List Eco Experiences: Traveling the World, Sustaining the Earth

Whether one is planning a globe-trotting adventure or just looking for images and descriptions written with a sense of wonder, this book offers extraordinary escapism options, all rooted in the reality of the everchanging, ever challenging planet.
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Best Bike Rides in New England: Backroad Routes for Cycling the Northeast States

For anyone living in or near or visiting New England. Also for readers who enjoy scenic, fun bike rides with a dose of history and swimming, plus restaurant recommendations.

National Geographic Complete National Parks of the United States, 3rd Edition

Readers can learn about national parks they are interested in visiting and discover some they may not have even known existed. The National Park Service protects and preserves sites, and this work does as well.
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Kinfolk Islands

Those looking for an island getaway will find this title very useful and enjoyable.
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Food Journeys of a Lifetime, 2nd Edition

A good choice to add to travel collections. Put it on display with cookbooks too, as the book gives equal time to the pleasures of both subjects.
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100 Disney Adventures of a Lifetime: Magical Experiences from Around the World

Both first-timers and those who believe Disney is a part of their DNA will likely enjoy using this book to plan a trip to Disney parks. The superb photography gives a glimpse of the wonderment of that visitors will experience.
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