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Welcome to Go Northwest! From this page you will find information and links to web sites that generally applies throughout the Pacific Northwest. Go to British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, Montana or Washington for information and links to web sites related to a specific city, town and other area of interest within a state or province.
The national parks in both Canada and the USA are by definition landscapes of national significance. It is a sure bet they will offer the visitor and outdoor enthusiast spectacular sights and recreational opportunities. They are a draw card for locals as well as out of state visitors. In 1998, for example, nearly 30 million U.S. residents traveled 100 miles or more, to visit a national park. Volcanoes are found both within and without the parks. If your itinerary permits, you might also want to explore:
You might wish to take in these attractions via the national and state scenic byways.
And what are people doing in the great outdoors? They are enjoying mountains, lakes and beaches, boating, biking, canoeing, camping and hiking. The more adventurous are skiing, rafting, scuba diving, and mountain biking.
Who is visiting and recreating in the "Great Northwest"? Read on...
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest: A Romantic Travel Guide by Teri Citterman. Hundreds of detailed reviews cover the coziest inns, resorts, B&Bs, hotels, and restaurants in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, with all-new "lip" rankings that rate each spot's kiss-ability. Order now...
Pacific Northwest Haunts by Joe Teeples. This ghostly field guide lists over 270 haunted locations in the Pacific Northwest that ghost hunters can easily visit. Includes street addresses, photographs, and historical information about the spirits and areas involved in spectral hauntings. Order now...
Where To Find Hundreds Of Spectacular Waterfalls In Washington, Oregon, And Idaho by Gregory Alan Plumb. At-a-glance table for selecting waterfalls by scenic rating, form, how to access, best season to go and defining characteristics. To help you select, each waterfall is keyed for accessibility by car, on foot, or by canoe or raft and rated for magnitude and aesthetic value. Order now...
Fodor's Pacific Northwest, 18th Edition: with Oregon, Washington, and Vancouver. Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Order now...
Hidden Pacific Northwest: Including Oregon, Washington, Vancouver, Victoria, and Coastal British Columbia by Eric Lucas. The ultimate guide with information on over 300 hiking trails, 700 campgrounds, and 200 beaches, parks, and wilderness areas. The book reviews a wide range of unique accommodations, including boutique hotels in Seattle, stone-and-wood lodges in the Cascades, and seaside B&Bs. Order now...
Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates by David Moskowitz. This book includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana plus maps. Order now...
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