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Must Take Trips in the United States

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AIA guide to Chicago
by  University of Illinois Press Details
"An unparalleled architectural powerhouse, Chicago offers visitors and natives alike a panorama of styles and forms. The third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago brings readers up to date on ten years of dynamic changes with new entries on smaller projects as well as showcases like the Aqua building, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park. Four hundred photos and thirty-four specially commissioned maps make it easy to find each of the one thousand-plus featured buildings, while a comprehensive index organizes buildings by name and architect. This edition also features an introduction providing an indispensable overview of Chicago's architectural history"--Page 4 of cover.
Arizona and the Grand Canyon
by   Details
Travelers continue to flock to Arizona to explore the outdoors and the state's three national parks, visit the outstanding museums and galleries, play golf, relax at world-class spa resorts, learn about Navajo and Hopi culture, eat Mexican food, and sample the tequila.
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Fodor's
Great white fathers : the story of the obsessive quest to create Mount Rushmore
by 1952- Taliaferro Details
Preface: Hiding in Plain Sight, American Horse, The Thieves Road, Garden of the Gods, Great Man, Art for America, Insurgent Among Insurgents, Size Matters, A Rock and a Hard Place, Cliff Notes, Worthy of Immortality, Sorry Old Warrior, Expedient Exaggeration, Doksa Black Hills, Presidents View, Acknowledgments and Bibliographical Notes
I never knew that about New York
by 1958- Winn Details
"In I Never Knew That About New York Christopher Winn digs beneath the gleaming towers and mean streets of New York and discovers its secrets and its hidden treasures. Learn about the extraordinary people who built New York into one of the world's great cities in just 400 years. New York is one of the most photographed and talked about cities in the world but Winn unearths much that is unexpected and unremembered in this fast moving, ever changing metropolis where history is made on a daily basis!" -- Goodreads.com
In the kitchen with the Pike Place Fish guys : 100 recipes and tips from the world-famous crew of Pike Place Fish
by 1971 Miller Details
Located in the nation's oldest continually operating farmers' market, which draws ten million visitors each year, Pike Place Fish revives the lost art of selecting and preparing seafood. Home cooks will learn how to cook fish and seafood from the pros, including storage and easy cooking techniques, in addition to mouthwatering recipes like Thai Curry Mussels, Anders's Dungeness Crab and Bacon Quiche, Cajun BBQ Shrimp Skewers, and Coconut Maple Salmon. Ideas for entertaining friends (who will clamor for the Fish Guys' clambakes and paella parties) are showcased as well. Readers will easily discover why Pike Place Fish has become America's most recognizable name in the industry, selling 1.5 million pounds of spectacularly perfect seafood each year. Capturing the fun, free-spirited yet seriously knowledgeable essence of these ambassadors of the sea, In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys is the seafood cookbook that will bring a fresh feast of environmentally friendly, chef-quality meals to every home cook.
Secrets of Walt Disney World : weird and wonderful facts about the most magical place on Earth
by Dinah (Dinah J.) Williams Details
A guide to Walt Disney World in Florida shares hidden facts about how the popular destination continues to inspire and entertain people every day, providing coverage of Epcot, the Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios.
Top 10 New Orleans
by Paul. Greenberg Details
"Eyewitness Top 10 New Orleans will lead you straight to the best attractions this vibrant city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the best live music spots and lively clubs, most interesting architecture, or want to find the best places in New Orleans to shop for Mardi Gras souvenirs; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists for all budgets -- from the Top 10 jazz clubs and the Top 10 gay and lesbian venues to the Top 10 restaurants, children's activities, performing arts venues, shops and hotels and, to save you time and money, there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. Eyewitness Top 10 New Orleans is packed with beautiful illustrations of the city's attractions with sections on the Garden District and Uptown, the Warehouse, Arts and Central Business District, the Lower French Quarter and the Upper French Quarter, providing the insider knowledge every visitor needs." -- Goodreads.com
U.S. & British Virgin Islands
by   Details
Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It's like having a friend in the U.S. & British Virgin Islands!
U.S. & British Virgin Islands
by   Details
Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It's like having a friend in the U.S. & British Virgin Islands!
Washington, DC
by  DK Details
The major sights are treated as "hub" destinations and are followed by places of interest near the "hub," ideal for planning your day ahead. These spreads offer a pragmatic as well as enjoyable itinerary, giving children a real insight into the destination, but balanced with opportunities to let off steam at a nearby park or playground. All the practical information you need appears alongside the sight, including transportation information, budget tips, age range suitability, and where to eat. Each spread is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for activities that will engage children, from decoding secret messages at the Spy Museum to kayaking along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Meanwhile, the most family-friendly, best-value accommodation options have been chosen with family budgets and needs in mind.
Yellowstone & Grand Tetons
by  Michelin Details
"The brand-new Michelin Must Sees Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons spotlights the stunning wilderness attractions of northwest Wyoming and surrounding area. Marvel at Old Faithful's eruptions and Grand Prismatic Spring s brightly colored deposits. Hike through alpine meadows or drive leisurely above canyon walls. Observe herds of grazing bison. Float the Snake River. This pocket-size guide helps you do it all with detailed maps, the Michelin star-rating system, and recommended accommodations, restaurants, activities and excursions."" -- Goodreads.com
Updated 04/17/2015

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