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Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet’s USA’s Best Trips. Featuring 52 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can cruise the cliffs along California’s Big Sur coast or roll alongside Appalachian hills, all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet’s USA’s Best Trips:
Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests
Get around easily - 120 easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip
Covers New York & the Mid-Atlantic, New England, Florida & the South, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, the Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s USA’s Best Trips is perfect for exploring the USA in the classic American way - by road trip!
Planning an Americana trip sans a car? Lonely Planet’s USA guide, our most comprehensive guide to the USA, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems.
Looking for a guide focused on a specific American city? Check out Lonely Planet’s New York City guide, San Francisco guide and Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guide for a comprehensive look at all that these cities have to offer, or Pocket New York City, Pocket San Francisco and Pocket Los Angeles, handy-sized guides focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.
There’s More in Store for You:
For more road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet’s USA Best Trips guides to New England, Southwest USA, Pacific Northwest, California, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, and Florida & the South or Road Trips guides to Route 66, San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country, Civil War Trail, New England Fall Foliage, San Antonio, Austin & Texas Backcountry, San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country, and Pacific Coast Highways.
Also, check out Lonely Planet’s European Best Trips guides to Europe, Italy, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria & Switzerland, Spain & Portugal or Road Trips guides to Amalfi Coast, Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Grand Tour of Italy, Iceland’s Ring Road, Italian Lakes, Normandy & D-Day Beaches, Provence & Southeast France, and Tuscany.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.
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