Lonely Planet Launches New Road Trip Series
- 15 October 2003
Lonely Planet, celebrating 30 years of sharing the passion of travel, is launching a new Road Trip series this fall with three great American highway adventures,
The weekend is fast approaching and thoughts of heading out of town for few days are tempting. You can sense the wind through your hair as you speed down
Or maybe you have more time on your hands and are feeling a little more daring and nostalgic for the mother of all highway journeys, the neon lights of cool motor inns and family-style food of roadside diners. Lonely Planet comes to the rescue with Route 66, providing all the information needed to get your kicks and whole lot more.
All Road Trip guides are packed with information about side trips, where to eat, sleep and even camp, all the sights, wildlife, self-catering and family fun. These guides take you to roads least traveled as well as the must see sights.
- Where to find fine dining, micro-breweries, spas and FREE wine tastings
- Insider information about balloon tours, wine tasting terms and the Napa Valley Wine Train
- From Mendocino down to Orange County, the top B&B’s, vistas, beaches and charming towns
, Hearst Castle Big Sur, Missions – the scoop on Hwy. 1’s “Do Not Miss List” Carmel, California
- Maps and details about where to find hidden stretches of the “old road”
- Quirky attractions: the Cadillac Ranch, Gemini Giant and
- National treasures: the
Grand Canyon, Painted Desertand Mojave Desert
Everything old is new again – especially road trips! Whether you’re planning a quick weekend escape, a spur-of-the-moment day trip, or pushing the pedal to metal on Route 66, these new guides from Lonely Planet will steer you in the right direction.