Family Vacations in the National Parks

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MacMillan, 1999 - Travel - 518 pages
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The Complete Family Vacation Guide to America's Most Popular National Parks A coast-to-coast selection of our favorite parks, seashores, and recreation areas for families, from Cape Cod and the Great Smoky Mountains to the Grand Canyon and Yosemite Straightforward strategies for seeing the parks with your kids, from when to go to how much time to allot-plus complete details on all park facilities Candid, no-nonsense reviews of campgrounds and other family-friendly lodging, with insider tips on navigating the national park service reservation system Activities and adventures for the whole family: biking, canoeing, fishing, easy nature walks, horseback riding, swimming, exploring tide pools, whale watching, and more Creative, fun-filled ways to make the most of your time with your kids: illustrations to help you identify plants and animals, stories to read aloud, car games, and more Where to dine in and outside the parks, both "low stress" and "best behavior" choices and perfect picnic spots Frommer's. The Name You Can Trust. Find us online at www.frommers.com

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Contents

TAKING KIDS TO THE NATIONAL PARKS
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Yellowstone National Park
xii
Enjoying the Park 206
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Charles Wohlforth, a lifelong Alaskan, has been writing about his home as a journalist and author for more than 20 years. He is author of many books, including "Frommer's Alaska," published by Wiley. Wohlforth received wide critical acclaim and numerous awards for his book "The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change" (North Point Press),"" which explores how Inupiat Eskimos and scientists are learning about -- and adapting to -- global warming in the Arctic. Wohlforth lives in Anchorage with his wife, Barbara; sons, Robin and Joseph; and daughters, Julia and Rebecca. He welcomes readers to his Web site, www.wohlforth.net, which contains other writings and travel advice about Alaska and links useful for setting up a trip.
Cruise coverage for "Alaska For Dummies," 3rd Edition, was compiled and written by Jerry Brown and Fran Wenograd Golden.

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