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Planning a voyage or simply desk dreaming about your next trek? Get helpful tips and inspiration to fuel your wanderlust by visiting your library!


National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: You can experience hundreds of destinations and cultures across the globe without ever leaving North America. You will discover old-country neighborhoods, authentic international restaurants, foreign festivals, unique markets and bazaars, pockets of foreign culture, and landscapes that resemble foreign destinations.
Call Number: 917.3 Abr
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Andy Steves, Rick Steves
Description: This book picks up where crowdsourcing leaves off, covering the flashpacker skills you need for spur-of-the-moment trips to Europe’s top destinations. Book cheap flights online, find rooms at AirBnB, and catch a ride with Uber. Head to the most popular hostels for a ready-made, real-life social network. Learn which cities match your interests and which can be easily combined for a longer trip.
Call Number: 914 Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Douglas Ward, Berlitz Publishing Company
Description: All reviews are completely independent and include reviews of 275 cruise ships; tips on getting the best value for money; details that the brochures don't include; internationally recognized ratings system; expert advice for solo travelers, honeymooners, seniors, families and the physically challenged; all about the cuisine and dining choices available; where to find the best spa and wellness facilities; comparing the major cruise lines; comparing the smaller cruise lines.--From publisher's description.
Call Number: 910.45 Ber 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Joe Baur, David Baur, Steve Johnson
Description: Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike, paddle, or bike ride? Here are forty of the best hikes, paddles, and bike routes within an hour's drive of the Twin Cities area. Includes activities suited to every ability, trail details, canine compatibility, local lore and points of interest, and eatery suggestions.
Call Number: 917.7657 Bau
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Amy C. Rea
Description: This comprehensive guidebook gives detailed descriptions of more than 300 public campgrounds throughout Minnesota's widely varied scenery. Includes campground locations, facilities and hookups, fees and reservations, GPS coordinates for each campground, recreational activities, and easy-to-use maps and charts to choose the perfect site.
Call Number: 917.76 Rea
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Shobhna Iyer, Sushmita Ghosh, DK Publishing
Description: Highlights the best family-friendly attractions, amusements, shopping centers, and events each region of Florida has to offer, and features educational facts and quizzes for children.
Call Number: 917.59 Fam 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Paul Clements, Alannah Hopkin, Anto Howard, Fodor's Travel (Firm)
Description: Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. With an array of photographs, this book deftly guides the traveler through all the sights and experiences--from Connemara to Georgian Dublin to pub culture to Irish dance--that make the Emerald Isle one of Europe's most popular destinations.--From statement at Amazon.com.
Call Number: 914.15 Fod 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Elise Ford
Description: "Washington, DC can be an overwhelming destination for visitors. With so many museums, so many historic sights, so many working government buildings to see--not to mention its scintillating foodie and nightlife scenes--just coming up with a plan can be stressful. That's where Frommer's comes in. We've hired local journalist Elise Hartman Ford (a noted expert who has written for the Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Ladies Home Journal and countless other publications) to give you the advice and details you need to create the right vacation for you. These include strategies for seeing the iconic sights without fighting the crowds; places that only locals know about; and smart itineraries so you can make the most of your time in the city. The book includes: -Dozens of maps, including a handy fold-out map of the city and its underground train system to help you make the most efficient (and fun) use of your time in the Capitol - Exact pricing and public transportation information for every listing in the book, so there's never any guessing - Opinionated reviews which tell you which attractions are worth your time, and which will only be of interest to some visitors - Star ratings, that take value into account, and will help you find the right hotels, restaurants, nightspots and shops for you, in all price ranges - Fun-to-follow, self-guided walking tours of DC's most intriguing neighborhoods -16-page photo guide with vibrant photographs, at the front of the book, plus black and white photos throughout."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 917.53 Fro 2018
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Matt. Kepnes
Description: For over half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has used his travel blog to teach readers how to travel the world on the cheap. Arguing that traditional travel media lies, Matt cuts through the myth that travel is expensive. In the new edition of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, Matt reveals the tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel that you won't find anywhere else with over 100 new pages of updated content. Traditional media shows you expensive hotels, resorts, cruises, and packages because that's what makes them money. They make you believe you have to spend money on travel. This book will show you why that is a lie and how to use the system against itself to gain free flights, hotel rooms, find alternative accommodation, get into attractions for free, websites to find the best deals, and as well as detailed costs and saving tips for destinations around the world.
Call Number: 910.202 Kep 2015
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: Presents a guide to America's national parks, including tips on exploration, information about animals, and fun facts.
Call Number: J 917.3 Nat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Shannon McKenna Schmidt, Joni Rendon, Matthew Pearl
Description: "Follow in the footsteps of much loved authors, discover the landscapes that sparked their imaginations, and learn behind-the-scenes stories in this expanded and completely updated second edition of Novel Destinations. Across more than 500 literary locales in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere, experience famous authors' homes, book festivals, literary walking tours, lodgings, restaurants, bars for bibliophiles, and much more."--page 4 of cover
Call Number: 823.09 Sch 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Reader's Digest Association
Call Number: 917.3 Off 2009
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Brent Peterson (Editor), April Maher
Description: When you travel in an RV, you enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home while you see the world. This helpful guide gives you everything you need to know: Advice on taking successful test-drives, negotiating price and options, and getting insurance ; A primer on operating and maintaining you RV's electrical, plumbing, and LP systems. Troubleshooting tips for dealing with inclement weather, accidents, breakdowns, and other potential pitfalls.
Call Number: 796.79 Pet 2018
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Ann Heinrichs, Matt Kania
Description: "From Crazy Horse Memorial to the colorful rocks in Badlands National Park, there's lots to see and do in South Dakota! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make South Dakota special."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: J 917.83 Hei
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Heather Carswell, Livi Gosling, Tom Woolley
Description: "This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.
Call Number: J 910.91 Cit
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
David Logan Scott, Kay Woelfel Scott
Description: Offers a guide to lodges managed by the National Park Service, providing information on accommodations, restaurants, reservations, rates, and location.
Call Number: 917.3 Sco 2015
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Dayton Ward, Livio Ramondelli, Peter Markowski
Description: Nuqneh! Bored of standard vacations to places like Wrigley's Pleasure Planet? This guide to the vast Klingon Empire will help you plan, enjoy, and survive your trip to the very heart of Klingon territory. You'll get a overview of Klingon history; tips on what to wear; and a glossary of important phrases. From finding the best place of eating gagh blood worms to what to do if you're challenged to a bat'leth battle to the death, here is the information every tourist needs to know.
Call Number: 791.4572 War
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Sarah Reid, Daniel Fahey
Description: Don't let the idea of travelling alone stop you from living out your dreams. Packed with tips and advice for before and during your travels, The Solo Travel Handbook gives you the confidence and know-how to explore the world on your own, whether you're planning a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or short city break. Developed with Lonely Planet's expert travel writers, it explains how and why individual travel is such a valuable and rewarding experience.
Call Number: 910.202 Rei
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
Description: A pictorial guide to travel around the world features 850 full-color photographs and descriptions of 230 countries, all organized alphabetically for easy access, along with key facts, maps, cultural insights, and travel tips for each nation.
Call Number: 910.202 Tra 2016
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, Guy Selga
Description: This guidebook to your Disneyland vacation includes insider tips that save you time and money. There is a dining chapter with detailed reviews of more than 60 restaurants, including all full-service restaurants at the Disney hotels, theme parks, and Downtown Disney. More than 80 Disneyland Resort and Anaheim hotels are rated and ranked, along with proven strategies for getting the best rate. Up-to-date information is included on Universal Studios, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure, including a preview of the upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland Park. Each attraction is described in detail and rated by age group based on a survey of more than 21,000 families.
Call Number: 917.9496 Uno 2018
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Will Gourlay, Penny Cordner, Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
Description: We've distilled 40 years of travel know-how into the first guidebook to our entire planet. In this ultimate A to Z, every country has a detailed map, essential facts, inspirational images and its mustsee highlights. Discover the highlights of 221 countries in color, explore your interests, plan itineraries and find out how to get around, Our authors share travel secrets and local insights, Includes 228 maps, 700 images and 1595 highlights.--Excerpted from statement from publisher's web site.
Call Number: 910.202 Wor
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Description: "The game is simple. We'll ask a series of questions and all you have to do is beat us to the answer! After each is read, there is a brief pause followed by a warning sound just before we reveal the answer. Each CD contains hundreds of questions. Be the first to yell the answer out loud, keep track of points, or just play for fun! Play by yourself or with a whole bus load!"--Traveling Trivia website.
Call Number: 030 Tra
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Mike Howard, Anne Howard
Description: Mike and Anne Howard--founders of their travel blog HoneyTrek--whisk you away to journeys of a lifetime. Drawing on their experience traveling together across seven continents, they curate the globe and offer tested-and-approved recommendations for intrepid couples, bringing culture, adventure, and romance to any couple--no matter their age or budget. Chapters are organized by type of destination (such as beaches, mountains, and deserts,) to help travelers discover new places and experiences based on their interests. They reveal the best time to visit, the best places to stay, and recommended activities--each with their own adventure rating to illustrate level of intensity. Also includes funny and insightful stories from their own adventures, expert advice from other traveling couples, and tips to increase the romance and excitement at each destination. This book is a resource and inspiration for a lifetime of travel.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 910.2 How
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Karyn Noble, Ross Taylor, Nick Mee, Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
Description: "This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you'll ever need. This definitive wish list of the best places to visit on earth is packed with insightful write-ups and inspiring photography to get you motivated to start ticking off your travel list,"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 910.202 Ult
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2018
Joey Green
Description: Step into your favorite movie with this guidebook. Detailed, chronological, scene-by-scene breakdowns, with addresses and maps will help you visit sites in the Midwest where popular films were shot.
Call Number: 791.4302 Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: May 18, 2017
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Abroad At Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences In North America.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
917.3 Abr
South Dakota
Ann Heinrichs, Matt Kania
J 917.83 Hei
Andy Steves' Europe: City-Hopping On A Budget
Andy Steves, Rick Steves
914 Ste
The Cities Book: A Journey Through 86 Of The World's Greatest Cities
Heather Carswell, Livi Gosling, Tom Woolley
J 910.91 Cit
Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2017
Douglas Ward, Berlitz Publishing Company
910.45 Ber 2017
The Complete Guide To The National Park Lodges
David Logan Scott, Kay Woelfel Scott
917.3 Sco 2015
Best Outdoor Adventures Near Minneapolis And Saint Paul: A Guide To The Area's Greatest Hiking, Paddling, And Cycling
Joe Baur, David Baur, Steve Johnson
917.7657 Bau
The Klingon Empire
Dayton Ward, Livio Ramondelli, Peter Markowski
791.4572 War
Camping Minnesota: A Comprehensive Guide To Public Tent And RV Campgrounds
Amy C. Rea
917.76 Rea
The Solo Travel Handbook: Practical Tips And Inspiration For A Safe, Fun And Fearless Trip
Sarah Reid, Daniel Fahey
910.202 Rei
Family Guide: Florida
Shobhna Iyer, Sushmita Ghosh, DK Publishing
917.59 Fam 2017
The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country In The World
Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
910.202 Tra 2016
Fodor's Essential Ireland
Paul Clements, Alannah Hopkin, Anto Howard, Fodor's Travel (Firm)
914.15 Fod 2017
The Unofficial Guide To Disneyland 2018
Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, Guy Selga
917.9496 Uno 2018
Frommer's Easyguide To Washington, D.C. 2018
Elise Ford
917.53 Fro 2018
The World: A Traveller's Guide To The Planet
Will Gourlay, Penny Cordner, Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
910.202 Wor
How To Travel The World On $50 A Day: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter
Matt. Kepnes
910.202 Kep 2015
Traveling Trivia Minnesota Edition: Volume 1 [Audiobook]
030 Tra
National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.: The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes, And Cool Activities From Coast To Coast
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
J 917.3 Nat
Ultimate Journeys For Two: Extraordinary Destinations On Every Continent
Mike Howard, Anne Howard
910.2 How
Novel Destinations: A Travel Guide To Literary Landmarks From Jane Austen's Bath To Ernest Hemingway's Key West
Shannon McKenna Schmidt, Joni Rendon, Matthew Pearl
823.09 Sch 2017
Ultimate Travel: Our List Of The 500 Best Places To See... Ranked
Karyn Noble, Ross Taylor, Nick Mee, Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
910.202 Ult
Off The Beaten Path: A Travel Guide To More Than 1,000 Scenic And Interesting Places Still Uncrowded And Inviting.
Reader's Digest Association
917.3 Off 2009
Vacation On Location, Midwest
Joey Green
791.4302 Gre
Rving
Brent Peterson (Editor), April Maher
796.79 Pet 2018