Books on the USA

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See also: Ties of trade, friendship, shared history and language ensure that the United States of America will always be a popular destination for the Australian traveller. The books shown on this page make up a very small selection of our travel guides for the US from Alsaka to Florida to Hawaii - New York to San Francisco to Honolulu. Too many books to mention, so if you are interested in a particular destination just ask us, it could already be on our shelves.  


Live and Work in the USA & Canada - AUD$39.95
A detailed survey of the opportunities for living and working over there. Nuts & bolts of daily life, useful contacts, regional employment guide, directory of major employers, case histories. Over 420 pages of information.

Lonely Planet USA - AUD$44.95
Must be Lonely Planet's most extensive guidebook packed with over 1200 pages of information! Region by region with states as sub-sections including Alaska and Hawaii. New York to San Diego, Miami to Anchorage. History, culture and everything else you want from a LP guide - where to go, what to do, eating, sleeping and so much more.

Lonely Planet Hiking in the USA - AUD$34.95
Covers the best hikes in the lower 48 states for novices and experienced hikers alike. Across plains, moutainous regions, coastlines, unspoiled forests and canyons. Detailed trail notes for day, weekend and longer hikes. Accomodation in gateway cities to wilderness campsites. Tips on transport to and from hike locations. Equipment advice and more.

Click HERE to view an image of the cover. 

Regional Books
Many of the US states have guides books dedicated to them. If you are after a specific state just ask us and we will see what is available.

Lonely Planet Hawaii - AUD$39.95
Snorkel coral reefs, observe active volcanoes, surf magnificent waves on gorgeous beaches. Over 600 pages of useful information on what Hawaii has to offer.

Insight Compact Guide - Hawaii, Maui - AUD$14.95
Not enough room in your hand luggage for a standard size Hawaii guidebook? Only going to Maui anyway? This is the book you need. 80 pages of useful information. Colour photos throughout . Regions, culture, food & drink, activities, transport where to stay and more. Click HERE to view an image of the cover.

Insight Guides Northern California - AUD$34.95
Who needs a guide to all of California (let alone all of America) when you are only going to the north of the state. Big Sur, Yosemite National Park, Sacramento, SanFrancisco and more. Over 340 pages, colour photos and illustrations throughout.

AA Baedeker Florida - AUD$34.95
350 page guidebook plus folded map in plastic wallet. Nature, history, culture, sights and practical information. Coloured illustrations throughout.

Some of the other books on our shelves the day we set up this webpage:
  • Lonely Planet Cycling USA West Coast - AUD$32.95
  • Lonely Planet California - AUD$36.95
  • Lonely Planet New England - AUD$36.95
  • Lonely Planet New York State - AUD$32.95
  • Insight Guide National Parks East - AUD$34.95

City Guides

DK Eyewitness Travel Top 10 New York - AUD$19.95
Your guide to the 10 best of everything - 10 most unmissable museums & galleries, best restaurants, bars, skyscrapers, places for kids, shopping districts, show & live music venues, and more. Small format. Over 180 pages colour illustrated throughout.

Insight Guide Atlanta - AUD$32.95
History culture, sights worth seeing, places worth going, hotels, shops, restaurants, and more. Over 280 pages.

DK Eyewitness Travel Washington DC - AUD$32.00
Over 240 pages with colour photos and illustrations throughout. Includes transport map. Information on the regions, travellers needs and practical tips. 3d Aerial views, cut-aways and floorplans of major sights. Click HERE to view an image of the cover.

Lonely Planet San Francisco (guide & map) - AUD$36.95
A special city guide with map in a plastic wallet. Over 320 pages. City life, architecture, food & drink, history, sights, entertainment, excursions and more. Click HERE to view an image of the cover.

Other US cities we have guides for:
Honolulu, Seattle, Las Vegas, Sante Fe, Austin, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando, Miami and more

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