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National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways
The 275 Best Drives in the US
3rd Ed.

by National Geographic

      The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
G.K. Chesterton

The United States offers some of the best scenic routes in the world.  Each one of its 50 states features historical landmarks, breathtaking sites, and unforgettable scenery.  Through the National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, you are about to embark on a wonderful journey.

All it takes is a full tank of gas and an open mind to discover all the United States has to offer. Basically, any state you select offers its own mini-vacation, and you can discover these unknown treasures through National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways. This wonderful, jam-packed book offers a list of 275 driving adventures. Each section is filled with great descriptions which enable a person to plan his drive and get a preview of the unexplored territory that awaits his viewing pleasure.

I was amazed at how many beautiful places I had never known existed. This book allowed me to discover new landmarks that I plan to incorporate into next year’s vacation schedule. I was impressived to see that the 275 trips have all been explored by National Geographic staff members. I think this fact alone sets this work far above similar titles.  This book will make you want to jump into your vehicle and take off to find them. Very highly recommended.

The Book

National Geographic
April 17, 2007
1426200560 / 978-1426200564
Non-Fiction / US Geography / Travel
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The Reviewer

Suzie Housley
Reviewed 2008
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