School’s Out, It Must Be Vacation Time

Posted on June 26, 2018

by Amy H

So many places to go! Actual and Armchair travelers, take a look at these…

Dream Big for Your Next Vacation

Travel Books @ the Library

Baseball Road Trips : The Midwest and Great Lakes by Timothy M. Mullin

"Baseball Road Trips : The Midwest and Great Lakes" by Timothy M. Mullin

A travel guide for baseball fans who want to see the ballparks in America’s heartland, with tips for best lodging, restaurants, and local attractions. Also includes the best places to sit and the best ballpark food to eat. Also available in eBook.

Southwest Road Trip : Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon by Tim Hull

"Southwest road trip : Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon" by Tim Hull

See the top destinations in the Southwest with this book as your guide. With 32 easy-to-use maps to keep you oriented on and off the highway, our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best stops along the way to eat, sleep, and explore. Choose the road trip that’s best for you: The 14-Day Best of the Southwest; Las Vegas, Utah’s National Parks, and the Grand Canyon; Two Days along Route 66; Two Days in Las Vegas; One Day at the Grand Canyon.

Backroads & Byways of Michigan : Drives, Day Trips, & Weekend Excursions by Matt Forster

"Backroads & Byways of Michigan : Drives, Day Trips, & Weekend Excursions" by Matt Forster

Take in the beauty of the gorgeous Great Lakes State From the Chicago and Territorial roads, home of a historic and scenic railroad, to the Lower Peninsula’s Chain of Lakes area, Backroads & Byways of Michigan is the shortest route a visitor can take toknowing the state like a local. Now in a beautiful new color design, this third edition offers updated itineraries to scenic and intriguing places, like Michigan’s Wine Country–where you can sample local wines, chocolate truffles, and orchard fruits–and Western Michigan, once a mining area, now a winter-recreation wonderland and home of many spectacular waterfalls. The Backroads & Byways series provides you with all the crucial information you need to make every moment of your journey count. This guidefeatures maps, photographs, and detailed listings for points of interest on every drive.

The World’s Most Romantic Destinations : 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love by Abbie Kozolchyk

The world's most romantic destinations : 50 dreamy getaways, private retreats, and enchanting places to celebrate love / Abbie Kozolchyk

An illustrated guide features 50 of the world’s most gorgeous places to help couples looking for a romantic getaway—whether planning a honeymoon, destination wedding, anniversary or just a dream getaway—including Venice, Kuaui, and Pacific Grove, California.

Destinations of a Lifetime : 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places with a foreword by Dan Westergren, Director of Photography, National Geographic Traveler magazine

"Destinations of a Lifetime : 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places" with a foreword by Dan Westergren, Director of Photography, National Geographic Traveler magazine

A photographic tour of the most amazing, beautiful, thrilling, and breathtaking locales on Earth includes islands, cityscapes, rain forests, and ancient cobblestone roads, with travel and visitor information for each. Also available in eBook.

More Travel Ideas from the Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Eastern USA - Part of the Travel Guide series
Lonely Planet Western USA - Part of the Travel Guide series
Lonely Planet Pacific Coast Highways Road Trips
Lonely Planet - USA's Best Trips: 52 Amazing Road Trips
Lonely Planet's Where and When to Go
The Travel Atlas : The Ultimate Atlas for Globetrotters by Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Epic Drives of the World
Lonely Planet Culture Trails

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