Synopses & Reviews
Trusted by locals for 25 years, Best Places Northwest is the uncontested authority on the best of the region. This 14th edition offers the most reliable, in-depth, star-rated reviews of the best of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, including restaurants, lodging, shopping, outdoor activities, local "must sees" and insider tips. Conveniently organized by highway, Best Places also includes three-day tours of cities and outdoor locations with locator maps for every destination along with entertaining essays on history and culture and information on special attractions. Easy-to-use icons point out the best romantic, value, family-friendly, and unique places that the editors think are especially noteworthy. Best Places Northwest has something for every budget -- and every place is anonymously researched and reviewed. "For travel collections covering the Northwest, the Best Places series takes precedence over all similar guides." -- Booklist "Still the region's undisputed heavyweight champ of guidebooks." -- Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Baja is just a short drive away from San Diego, and this guide provides star-rated recommendations on where to eat and where to stay, from border towns like Tijuana to the lush resorts at Cabo San Lucas. It lists guides and outfitters for outdoor adventures including deep-sea fishing, kayaking, surfing, and golf.