Welcome to the great outdoors! The second edition of Lonely Planet’s bestselling National Parks of America features three newly created parks (Indiana Dunes, Gateway Arch and White Sands) and a complete update and refresh of all existing park profiles.
The much-loved recipe remains the same, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 62 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure.
America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geothermal site in Yellowstone; the grandest canyon.
From Acadia to Zion, this beautiful introduction to America's preserved natural treasures is packed with landscape photography, original wildlife illustrations, and practical information. This book is intended to be a practical introduction to each of America's national parks, distilled by Lonely Planet's expert authors. We highlight the best activities and trails, explain how to get there and where to stay, show you the wildlife to watch out for, and suggest ideal itineraries. Whether you're lucky enough to have a park on your doorstep or need to travel further, we hope that this book inspires you to explore both the iconic and lesser-known gems that make up the USA's diversely breathtaking expanses.