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Washington - General Guides

1000 Places Washington1000 Places Washington: 1000 Things to Do, See, and Experience in Washington State for the Intrepid Adventurer
by April Borbon
September 2012
paperback, 354 pages

Written by a freelance writer born and raised in Washington, this book shows one thousand things to see and do from museums to tourist attractions to food experiences. Learn some history and find new adventures.

Benchmark Washington Road & Recreation Atlas- 4th EditionBenchmark Washington Road & Recreation Atlas- 6th Edition
by Benchmark Map
January 2013
Paperback, 128 pages

Field-checked Landscape Maps(tm) show complete road detail. The revised recreation guide is organized by categories such as attractions and activities. The metro map section covers the greater Seattle-Tacoma area.

Explore-Olympia-Tumwater-LaceyExplore Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey, 2nd Edition
by Ms. Angie Lea Regensburg
November 2013
Paperback, 188 pages

Discover 100 destinations in these 3 cities, featuring historic sites, museums, nature trails, beaches and more. Photographs, directions and contact information is also included.

Exploring-Camano-IslandExploring Camano Island: A History & Guide
by Val Schroeder
June 2014
Paperback, 160 pages
Available in Kindle

Discover the Island's best features and natural beauty including beaches, forests and wildlife, plus the unique history behind them. Find the best places and opportunities for recreational activities.

Frommers-WA-seventhFrommer's Washington State, 7th Edition
by Karl Samson
November 2010
Paperback, 384 pages

This expert author tells you where to find great places to stay in every price range, the best outdoor recreation and much more. Utilize the planning tools to maximize your next adventure in the Evergreen State.

Hidden WashingtonHidden Washington: Including Seattle, Puget Sound, San Juan Islands, Olympic Peninsula, Cascades and Columbia River Gorge (Hidden Travel)
by Eric Lucas
August 2007
Paperback, 424 pages

This author gets to know each community by going from neighborhood to neighborhood. This book will take you to all the great spots while describing both the famous attractions and hidden favorites.

Leavenworth Like a LocalLeavenworth Like a Local: An Insider's Guide to Leavenworth Washington
by Tamiko Jordan
October 2015
Kindle, 4198 KB/35 pages

This book is like a tourist guide filled with useful information and insights that are categorized by activities. Learn the area's history and discover interesting places off the beaten path to visit the next time you are in Leavenworth.

Moon Washington, 10thMoon Washington, 10th Edition (Moon Handbooks)
by Matthew Lombardi
June 2016
Paperback, 450 pages

This travel writer and Seattle resident gives an insider's view of everything the Evergreen State has to offer such as great places to eat, scenic drives and volunteer vacations. Discover Seattle's arts and culture, details on climbing Mt Rainier and much more.

Washington Off the Beaten Path, 9th Washington Off the Beaten Path, 9th Edition (Off the Beaten Path Series)
by Chloe Ernst
April 2013
Paperback, 264 pages

This book features the unique things to see and do from quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions and unique finds to local dining. Travel off the beaten path for a one of a king experience.

Weird WashingtonWeird Washington: Your Travel Guide to Washington's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
by Jefferson Davis and Al Eufrasio

An offbeat journey through Washington's hidden history, macabre mysteries, funky folklore, and strange sights. From Sasquatch to Stonehenge, from ghosts to Goddess Kring, it's a trip you won't soon forget!

Washington - specialty guides

A Taste of WashingtonA Taste of Washington: Favorite Recipes from the Evergreen State
by Michele Morris
August 2014
Hardcover or kindle

This delightful book features 120 recipes, from local Northwest fare to global cuisines, from over 65 of the best dining establishments including restaurants, cafes, bistros, B&B's, and lodges.

Bite of WashingtonBite of Washington
by Teresa Nordheim
January 2009
Kindle Edition, 3278 KB

Fourteen chapters highlight Washington food festivals and event through out the year. There are over 180 recipes utilizing foods grown in Washington. The book includes several recipes from local, professional chefs. Visit Washington, and take a bite home with you.

Cooking with the Wines of Washington by Troy Townsin. Cooking with the Wines of WashingtonCooking with the Wines of Washington
by Troy Townsin
April 2007
Paperback, 224 pages

This book provides a tour through the wineries of Washington, the second largest wine producer in the United States. Comprehensive and packed with all the information needed by visitors, it is an excellent reference. There are also 100 recipes by some of the world's great chefs.

Photographer's GuideThe Photographer's Guide to the Puget Sound & Northwest Washington: Where to Find the Perfect Shots and How to Take Them
by Rod Barbee

This is a year-round guide for anyone looking to capture the rare beauty of northwestern Washington. 5 maps, full-color throughout.

Eat-and-Explore-WAEat & Explore Washington Favorite Recipes, Celebrations and Travel Destinations
by Christy Campbell
January 2014
Paperback, 256 pages

Besides mouth watering traditional recipes from Washington's cooks, discover points of interest, festivals and unique attractions across the Evergreen State.

Washington BeerWashington Beer (American Palate)
by Michael F. Rizzo
May 2016
paperback, 208 pages; kindle, 4752 KB

Discover the history of brewing in the Evergreen State from the homesteaders' early start to the large micro brewing industry it has developed into modern day from oral stories and written documentations.

Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide,Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide, 2nd Edition
by Paul Gregutt
October 2010
360 pages, Hardcover

With twice as many winery and vineyard profiles, updated tasting notes and new recommended producers for each grape variety, this edition will continue to be the definitive reference on the subject.

WineTrails of Walla WallaWineTrails of Walla Walla
by Steve Roberts, Sunny Parsons and Lisa Pettit.
November 2010
Paperback, 264 pages

Offering amazing wines, excellent cuisine, and distinctive lodging, Walla Walla makes one terrific getaway. Get the most from your stay as Washington native Steve Roberts guides you through the hidden treasures of the Walla Walla Valley along five very memorable WineTrails.

WineTrails of WA Second EdtionWineTrails of Washington, 2nd Edition
by Steve Roberts, Sunny Parsons and Lisa Pettit (Illustrator)
July 2013
Paperback, 639 pages

This guide details 32 different Winetrails. Find contact information, photos and descriptions for each winery. Learn all about tasting rooms and even wine etiquette on your wine tour.

Winery Dogs of Walla WallaWinery Dogs of Walla Walla
by Barbara Whatley, Carl Tyler and Timothy Hall.
December 2007
128 pages, Hardcover

Coffee Table Style Book with full color photography of Walla Walla winery dogs in their environment including stories written by individual wine makers, etc. Includes up to date map of wineries and roster. 47 wineries featured and 77 dogs.

Washington - Accommodations

Camping WA Third EditionCamping Washington: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV Campgrounds, 3rd Edition (State Camping Series) Falcon Guides
by Steve Giordano and Lynn Rosen
May 2017
Paperback, 256 pages

Over 400 public campgrounds are listed by geographic area, with necessary information including GPS coordinates, fees and recreational activities. Site maps are included plus tips on wildlife and safety.

Camping WashingtonCamping Washington: The Best Public Campgrounds for Tents and RVs
Mountaineers Books; 1 edition
Rated and Reviewed by Ron C. Judd
June 2009
Paperback, 320 pages
Kindle, 17,839 KB

This guide outlines Washington's public campgrounds featuring a campsite rating systems, icons for tents and RV's, quick-reference maps, driving directions, the best hookups and showers along with reservation information.

Moon Spotlight Washington's Columbia RiverMoon Spotlight Washington's Columbia River Gorge Camping & Hiking
by Tom Stienstra and Scott Leonard

A 140-page compact guide covering the region's best camping and hiking sights. Each camp listing has at-a-glance icons that indicate nearby hiking or biking trails, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and hot springs. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and a rating for difficulty.

Washington - Narratives

A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
by Jim Whittaker, Tom Hornbein, Edward M. Kennedy, John Glenn (Foreword)
September 1999, Hardback, 272 pages, (autobiography)
The author, Jim Whittaker is a well known personality, especially within the mountaineering community. A mountain guide in the Pacific Northwest, the first American to summit Everest, and instrumental in the creation of local outdoor goods company REI.

Puget Sound: Sea Between the Mountains
by Tim Thompson (Photographer), Eric Scigliano
September 2000, Hardback, 112 pages, (photo-essay)
Take an insider's tour as you meander leisurely through this irresistible region bound by water and weather.

Singing Grass, Burning Sage: Discovering Washington's Shrub-Steppe
by Jack Nisbet
September 1999, Paperback, 120 pages, (photo-essay)
A celebration in photos and text of the arid lands of eastern Washington. The 10.5-million-acre region is dominated by sagebrush and bunchgrass, and dotted by lush coulees and stunning basalt cliffs. A look at the way civilization has played across the Columbia Basin weaves in information from early explorers' journals and field biologists' notes.

Snow Falling on Cedars
by David Guterson
November 1999, Hardcover, 224 pages, (fiction)
Set in the 1950s on an island in the straits north of Puget Sound, Washington, where everyone is either a fisherman or a berry farmer. Details of the people and the place unfold in the investigations around a murder trial.

The Toughest Indian in the World
by Sherman Alexie
May 2000, Hardcover, 238 pages, (short stories)
The author, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, is well known for exploring the conundrum of being Indian in a white man's world.

Washington Avalanche, 1910
by Cameron Dokey
September 2000, Paperback, 120 pages, (young adult fiction)
Desperate to escape her cruel stepbrother, Ginny Nolan races onto a train heading west to Seattle... In this historical fiction and romance, two young women meet on an ill-fated train ride in the avalanche-prone Washington Cascades.

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