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The Best Trip Series

The Best Trip Series

(Deadline: May 11, 2013)
Grand Prize
  • The "Best Trips" Book Collection
    (Value: $144.00)
First Prizes
  • NYC Guidebooks

Lonely Planet’s Best Trips series has a whole new look and feel—plus 3 brand new titles packed with road trip ideas in Europe. Best California Trips, Best New England Trips, and Best Pacific Northwest Trips are second editions of the successful series, packed with over 30 of the best road trips for each region to suit any itinerary or interest. In addition, the new titles of Italy’s Best Trips, France’s Best Trips and Ireland’s Best Trips are the first European titles to launch in the series.

The Best Trips series offers both inspiration and practical information for travelers who want to explore a region by car. Each title contains over thirty amazing trips, in full-color, with detailed maps, that range from 2 days to 2 weeks. Containing all the practical information you’ll need to have an amazing trip, Lonely Planet’s Best Trips series highlights local insider information, fun detours, and the best accommodations and dining along route.

Lonely Planet’s authors have scoured each destination to find the very best trips to include in each book. The selection covers a range of interests so that travelers can select a trip that suits their taste, whether it’s relaxing on a beach, soaking up some history, enjoying fabulous food and wine, or getting back to nature in the great outdoors. The books also recommend the most family-friendly journeys.

Especially important for Americans driving abroad in Europe, each book also contains a driving guide with essential information unique to the destination, such as details on renting vehicles, insurance requirements, speed limits, road rules, language guides, and what to do in case of an emergency.

This summer, throw your bags in the car and start exploring! Whether you want to discover the cuisine of Provence, the Ring of Kerry, the Amalfi Coast, or something new in your own backyard of the US, Lonely Planet will take you there.

NYC guidebooks:
Lonely Planet’s New York City guidebook contains in-depth background and picks on New York’s food scene, 84 museums & galleries to visit, 11 walking tours, the top sights in full color, a range of planning tools and clear, easy-to-use maps, written by New York City locals.