Inside Lonely Planet's Midwest & the Great Lakes' Best Road Trips:
Itineraries for classic road trips plus other lesser-known drives with expert advice to pick the routes that suit your interests and needs
Full-color route maps - easy-to-read, detailed directions
Detours - delightful diversions to see the Midwest & Great Lakes' highlights along the way
Link Your Trip - cruise from one driving route to the next
Insider tips - get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Stretch Your Legs - the best things to do outside the car
Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Lavish color photography provides inspiration throughout
Covers Michigan's Gold Coast, the Great River Road, Highway 61, Chicago, Oklahoma's Tribal Trails, the Pioneer Trails, the Black Hills, St Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, and more.
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Midwest & the Great Lakes' Best Road Trips is perfect for exploring the Midwest & Great Lakes via the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car.
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Synopsis: "Best Road Trips: Midwest & the Great Lakes" is an ideal source of up-to-date travel guide information with which to develop itineraries for classic road trips, plus other lesser-known drives with its expert advice on picking the routes that suit the travelers particular interests and needs.
Featuring full-color route maps with easy-to-read, detailed directions and delightful diversions to see the Midwest & Great Lakes' highlights along the way, of special note is the Link Your Trip feature allowing the travel to easily cruise from one driving route to the next.
Replete with true insider tips ranging from getting around like a local, avoiding trouble spots and be safe on the road, to local driving rules, parking, toll roads -- and the best things to do outside the car! Of special note is the inclusion of essential information that includes hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices, honest reviews for all budgets, as well as eating, sleeping, sightseeing, and a wealth of hidden gems that most guidebooks miss.
"Best Road Trips Midwest & the Great Lakes" by Lonely Planet Publicatons includes Michigan's Gold Coast, the Great River Road, Highway 61, Chicago, Oklahoma's Tribal Trails, the Pioneer Trails, the Black Hills, St Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, and more.
Critique: Enhanced with lavish color photography and perfect for planning short range and long range car trips for memorable adventures on the open road with respect to traveling the American Midwest and the Great Lakes, "Best Road Trips Midwest & the Great Lakes" also includes a fold out map and is strongly recommended for personal, professional, and community library American Travel Guide collections.
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