America’s #1 bestselling travel series Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.• More annually updated guides than any other series• 16-page color…
America’s #1 bestselling travel series Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.• More annually updated guides than any other series• 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides• Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries• Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design Completely updated, this new edition ofFrommer's British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies will show you the best of Vancouver, the hottest destination in North America, where you can enjoy cutting-edge Asian-fusion cuisine and experience firsthand its vibrant arts and nightlife scene. Then we'll take you into some of the most spectacular, unspoiled countryside on the continent, where you can enjoy whale watching, sea kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, downhill skiing, wine tasting, hiking, biking, and more. In the Rockies, you'll get full coverage of gorgeous Banff and Jasper National Parks, and we'll also take you to the glowing glacial waters of Lake Louise. Our author has traveled every inch of this vast region, and they've chosen the best places to stay: wilderness lodges, guest ranches, elegant B&Bs, mom-and-pop motels, secluded campgrounds, and luxury resorts. With Frommer's in hand, it's a snap to design the Canadian adventure that's right for you.List of Maps. What's New in British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies. 1. The Best of British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies. 2. Planning Your Trip to British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies. 3. Suggested Itineraries in British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies. 4. Vancouver (Donald Olson). 5. Victoria (Donald Olson). 6. Southern Vancouver Island& the Gulf Islands. 7. Central Vancouver Island. 8. Northern Vancouver Island. 9. The Sunshine Coast& Whistler. 10. Northern British Columbia. 11. The Cariboo Country& the Thompson River Valley. 12. The Okanagan Valley. 13. Southeastern British Columbia& the Kootenay Valley. 14. Gateways to the Canadian Rockies: Calgary& Edmonton. 15. The Canadian Rockies: Banff& Jasper National Parks& More. Appendix: British Columbia& the Canadian Rockies in Depth. Index.Bill McRae was born and raised in rural eastern Montana, though he spent the better years of his youth attending university in Great Britain, France, and Canada. He has previously written about Montana, Utah, and Oregon for Moon Publications and about the Pacific Northwest and Seattle for Lonely Planet. Other publications he has written for includeNational Geographic and MicrosoftExpedia, and1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. and Canada Before You Die for Workman Press. Bill makes his home in Portland, Oregon.Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. He has published several novels, most recentlyThe Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley and, under the pen name of Swan Adamson,My Three Husbands andConfessions of a Pregnant Princess. His plays have been staged in the U.S. and Europe. Donald Olson’s travel stories have appeared inThe New York Times, Travel& Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic books, and many other publications. He is the author ofEngland For Dummies (winner of the 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for Best Guidebook),London For Dummies, Germany For Dummies, andFrommer's London for $95 a Day,Frommer's Portable London from $95 a Day, andFrommer’s Irreverent Guide to London.Frommer's. The best trips start here.Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.From Vancouver Island's rugged sophistication to the Okanagan Valley vineyards, our authors uncover the best of British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies, including Whistler's world-class skiing and Vancouver's culinary delights.Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attract
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