9781426221453

1,000 Perfect Weekends Great Getaways Around the Globe

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  • ISBN13:

    9781426221453

  • ISBN10:

    1426221452

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-10-19
  • Publisher: National Geographic

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Summary

Packed with innovative ideas and inspiring photographs, this gift-worthy treasury features 1,000 dream weekend escapes from sunny beach retreats to lush mountain idylls, exotic city sojourns, and wild adventures around the world.
Whether you're looking for a way to unplug from the busy work week, take the family on a quick getaway, or add to a vacation itinerary, this practical and inspiring book provides the perfect way to plan your next quick escape. Whatever your pleasure, 1,000 Perfect Weekends has a unique itinerary built to excite you, illustrated with dramatic National Geographic photographs. Divided by theme and interest--including nature parks, country weekends, mountain retreats, enabled travel, romantic getaways, traveling with pets, and more--this fun-packed guide offers an adventure you can experience in 36 to 72 hours. Highlighting the best short escapes from hubs across the globe, these trips cover more than 40 countries around the world with escapes like:
  • Two days sailing off the coast of the Bahamas
  • Camping with wild horses on Assateague Island in Maryland
  • Driving through Italy's "Chocolate Valley"--a mouth watering experience
  • Skating the world's largest ice rink at Ottawa's winter festival
  • Swinging over the edge of the world in Ecuador
  • A family-friendly getaway to the best theme parks in the country
  • An R&R weekend at a renowned spa in California's Napa Valley
You'll also find more than 50 snackable top-10 lists--from the best places to go antiquing to the most relaxing spas to the top museums in the world--to add to your bucket list, along with first-person accounts from travelers who have scouted out each location.
This is the ultimate wanderlust's collection! With nearly 20 years worth of weekend adventures to be had, you'll love working your way through the world's best weekend bucket list.
Want to escape with more? Check out more National Geographic best-selling travel titles:
  • 50 States, 5,000 Ideas
  • 100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas
  • 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas
  • National Geographic Epic Journeys
  • National Geographic Destinations of a Lifetime
  • Drives of a Lifetime, 2nd Edition


Author Biography

One of the world's leading nonfiction publishers, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC has published more than 1,700 titles, featuring such categories as history, travel, nature, photography, space, science, health, biography, and memoir. A portion of its proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.

Table of Contents


Introduction
Chapter1: North America & The Caribbean

NewYork
Chicago
WashingtonD.C. (Sidebar: Baltimore)
LosAngeles (Sidebar: San Diego)
SanFrancisco
SantaFe
NewOrleans (Sidebar: Memphis)
Montreal
QuebecCity
Toronto
Vancouver(Sidebar: Victoria)
LasVegas
Seattle(Sidebar: Portland)
Boston
Savannah& Charleston
KansasCity & St. Louis (Sidebar: Oklahoma City)
Philadelphia
Havana(Sidebar: Santiago de Cuba)
SanJuan
CaribbeanCluster: Kingston (Jamaica), Georgetown (Guyana), Port of Spain(Trinidad)

Chapter2: Latin America

MexicoCity (Sidebar: Teotihuacan)
Guadalajara(Sidebar: Puerto Vallarta)
OaxacaCity
Riode Janeiro (sidebar: Sao Paulo)
Salvador(Bahia)
BuenosAires (Sidebar: Ushuaia)
Montevideo
Santiago
Cusco
Quito
Lima
LatinAmerica Cluster: Antigua (Guatemala), Grenada (Nicaragua), Panama City


Chapter3: Pacific

Honolulu
Sydney(Sidebar: Canberra)
Melbourne
Auckland(Sidebar: Queenstown)
PacificCluster: Papeete (Tahiti), Apia (Samoa), Noumea (French Caledonia)


Chapter4: Africa

CapeTown
Johannesburg(Sidebar: Durban)
Nairobi(Sidebar: Mombasa)
AddisAbaba
Cairo(Sidebar: Alexandria)
Luxor& Aswan
Marrakech(Sidebar: Ouarzazate)
Algiers
AfricaCluster: Victoria (Seychelles), Port Louise (Mauritius), Tananarive(Madagascar)


Chapter5: Middle East

Jerusalem(Sidebar: Tel Aviv)
Dubai(Sidebar: Abu Dhabi)
Istanbul
Muscat(Oman)
Amman
Samarkand
Haifa
Doha(Qatar)
MiddleEast Cluster: Yerevan (Armenia), Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan)

Chapter 6: Asia

Tokyo
Kyoto
Seoul
Beijing
Shanghai (Sidebar: Hangzhou)
Hong Kong
Manila
Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh
Luang Prabang
Bangkok (Sidebar: Chiang Mai)
Yangon (Rangoon)
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Yogyakarta (Sidebar: Jakarta)
Kathmandu (Sidebar: Llasa/Tibet)
Paro & Thimpu (Bhutan)
Mumbai
New Delhi & Agra
Jaipur
Ulan Bator
China Cluster: Chengu, Guilin, and Xi’an


Chapter 7: Europe

London (Sidebar: Liverpool)
Paris
Rome (Sidebar: Naples)
Berlin (Sidebar: Hamburg)
Athens
Lisbon (Sidebar: Porto)
Madrid
Barcelona
Geneva (Sidebar: Zurich
Venice
Florence (Sidebar: Siena)
Vienna (Sidebar: Innsbruck)
Budapest
Prague
Munich (Sidebar: Frankfurt)
Krakow (Sidebar: Warsaw)
Moscow
St. Petersburg (Sidebar: Novgorod)
Stockholm
Oslo (Sidebar: Longyearbyen)
Copenhagen
Helsinki
Reykjavik
Amsterdam (Sidebar: Rotterdam)
Brugge (Sidebar: Brussels)
Dubrovnik (Sidebar: Zagreb)
Sofia
Kiev (Sidebar: Odessa)
Edinburgh (Sidebar: Glasgow)
Dublin (Sidebar: Belfast)
Baltic Cluster: Tallin (Estonia), Riga (Latvia), and Vilnius (Lithuania)

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