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Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest
by Don Young, Marjorie Young
April 1999, Hunter Publishing, Paperback, 360 pages, (guidebook)
Go beyond the Space Needle in Seattle to watch the killer whales (orcas) among Washington's gorgeous San Juan Islands, engage some llamas to carry your gear on a camping trip to the high country, and more.

Best Places Northwest: Restaurants, Lodgings, Touring
by Giselle Smith
September 2000, Paperback, 13th revised edition, 608 pages, (guidebook)
Features helpful three-day itineraries, and in-depth star-rated reviews of the best restaurants and lodgings throughout Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

Fodor's Pacific NW 21Fodor's Pacific Northwest: with Oregon, Washington and Vancouver, 21st Edition
September 2017
Paperback or Kindle, 688 pages

Written by local experts, this guide has the latest information with expansive insights, illustrations, recommendations, advice and trip planning tools, such as easy to read maps, to plan your exciting adventure in the Pacific Northwest.

Frommer's Great Outdoor Guide to Washington & Oregon
June 1999, Paperback, 478 pages, (guidebook)
Listings of outfitters, rental shops, ski slopes and cross-country centers, horseback-riding stables, and guides to beaches, lakes, fishing streams, picnic areas, hiking trails, swimming holes, bike routes, campsites, and state parks.

Great Vacations in Oregon & Washington; A Travel Writer's Favorite Vacation Getaways
by KiKi Canniff
October 1998, Paperback, 160 pages, (guidebook)
The author, an Oregon resident, has spent the past 25 years exploring and writing about Washington and Oregon. Find out where this Northwest's camping guru goes when she chooses her own destination. In ten complete family vacation adventures, visit the Pacific Northwest's gorgeous rain forests, painted canyons, glacially-carved lakes, Pacific Ocean beaches, and Columbia River Gorge. Discover the best views and hiking trails on Mt. Rainier, and St. Helens. Learn where to find good fishing, swimming, rock-hounding, festivals, historic sites, and great accommodations.

Insight Guides the Pacific Northwest
by Hans Hofer
January 1998, 3rd edition, Paperback, (guidebook)

Let's Go Alaska & the Pacific Northwest: Including Western Canada
by Tom Davidson (Editor)
December 1999, Paperback, Revised edition, 560 pages
Guide to the urban scenes, native cultures, and vast wilderness of the Northwest - from Oregon to the Arctic.

Lonely Planet NW Best TripsLonely Planet Pacific Northwest's Best Trips (Travel Guide)by Lonely Planet
3rd Edition
February 2017
paperback, 352 pages

This comprehensive guide offers itineraries, theme icons, easy-to-use maps along with driving times, reviews and insider tips for 32 amazing road trips in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Lonely Planet Pacific Northwest: Oregon & Washington
by Bill McRae, Jennifer Snarski, Judy Jewell
January 1999, Paperback, 2nd edition, 905 pages, (guidebook)

Montana, Wyoming and Idaho Travel-Smart Trip Planner
by C. J. Box
March 1998, Paperback, 272 pages
Written in a breezy, fun style, the guide includes a helpful section on using Yellowstone as a hub.

Pacific Northwest: (Compass American guide)
by John Doerper, Greg Vaugn (Photographer)
March 1999, Paperback, 2nd edition, (guidebook)
Doerper knows the region well and manages to weave in apple, cheese, and oyster tours of Washington; a guide to Northwest wineries; literary and historical extracts; as well as topical essays on subjects ranging from potlatch giveaways to Columbia River explorations to the cuisine of the West.

Pacific Northwest Travel-Smart
by Jena MacPherson
April 1999, John Muir Publications, Paperback, 2nd edition, 272 pages, (guidebook)
Includes scenic routes off the beaten path, and maps out a one- to three-week route to the best of Washington and Oregon.

Rough Guide Pacific Northwest: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon
by Tim Jepson, Phil Lee
July 1998, Paperback, 2nd edition, 656 pages, 59 maps, (guidebook)
For the dynamic cities of Seattle and Vancouver, you'll find the stylish and critical hotel, restaurant, club and bar reviews invaluable. For those seeking adventure, the Rough Guide offers expert guidance into the great outdoors, including hiking trails and detailed maps.

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