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A Guide to the Indian TribesA Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest, 3rd Edition (The Civilization of the American Indian Series) by Robert H. Ruby, John A. Brown, Cary C Collins and Clifford E. Trafzer
October 2010
paperback, 464 pages and kindle, 39013 KB

A reference featuring details of 150 tribes including photographs, reading lists and a revised pronunciation guide. Each entry gives information on the history, location and cultural traditions of specific tribes.

Choose The Pacific Northwest
by John Howells, Richard Harris
July 1999, 2nd edition, Paperback, 250 pages, (guidebook)
Written for those seeking a place for retirement. Covers communities in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

Doin' the Northwest with your pooch: Eileen's directory of dog-friendly lodging and outdoor recreation in Oregon and Washington
by Eileen Barish, Greg Myers (Illustrator)
January 1998, Paperback, 672 pages, (guidebook)
Covers luxurious resorts to budget motels and features travel tips for being on the road with dogs.

Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington
by Kenn Oberrecht
March 1998, 2nd edition, Paperback, 256 pages, (guidebook)

Ferry Travel Adventures in Washington, British Columbia & Alaska
by Michael F. O'Malley
March 1996, 1st edition, Paperback, 292 pages, (guidebook)
Short descriptions of public campgrounds; hiking and biking trails; fishing, diving, kayaking, and boating hot spots; and other locally significant attractions near ferry terminals.

Finding Your Own Eden: There's a Place for You in the Pacific Northwest
by John R. Hanna
December 1997, Paperback, 222 pages, (guidebook)
Aimed at relocaters rather than travelers, this is a terrific resource for those seeking second homes or vacation properties and works as an unusual guidebook. Information on 60 small to medium-sized Northwest communities covers real estate, economic drivers, community services, cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities, climate and proximity. Covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and the Canadian province of British Columbia.

Fodor's Gay Guide to the Pacific Northwest
by Andrew Collins
May 1997, 1st edition, Paperback, 164 pages, (guidebook)
This guide with an attitude gives the complete lowdown on Seattle, Vancouver, and Portland with side trips to the Gulf and San Juan Islands, Victoria, and Eugene, Oregon.

Fodor's Seattle & Vancouver
by Jennifer Levitsky Kasoff (Editor)
January 2000, book & map edition, 224 pages, (guidebook)
Neighborhood walking tours to all the top sights, where to shop for Native American crafts, boating, fishing, golf, hiking, and skiing, sleek hotels, Victorian B&Bs, rustic lodges, seaside inns, trendy and traditional seafood houses, best bets for Pacific Rim cuisine, coffee bars and brew pubs, cafes.

Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Seattle & Portland
by James Gullo, Arthur Frommer
October 1999, 1st edition, Paperback, 272 pages, (guidebook)
Insider's perspective on each destination that takes a fun, honest look at everything they review, and includes background, trivia, and local interest facts.

Frommer's Seattle & Portland 2000
by Karlhur Samson, Jane Aukshunas
January 2000, book&map edition, Paperback, 320 pages, (guidebook)

Going Places: Family Getaways in the Pacific Northwest
by Ann Bergman, Rosi Williamson
May 2000, Paperback, 4th edition, 580 pages, (guidebook)

National Geographic's Driving Guides to American Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and Alaska
March 1998, Paperback, 160 pages, (guidebook)
22 long drives include the itinerary, general driving directions, highlights of sights to visit along the way, estimated trip length, and the best time of year to travel.

Native Peoples of the Northwest: A Traveler's Guide to Land, Art and Culture
by Jan Halliday, Gail Chehak (Contributor)
April 2000, Sasquatch Books, Paperback, 2nd edition, 320 pages, (guidebook)
More than 1,000 things to see and do with Native American people from all 54 tribes in Western Montana, Idaho, Northern California, Washington, Oregon, and from the major tribes in British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Find out how and where to attend a "powwow", buy authentic traditional art, or raft the Trinity River with a member of the Hupa Tribe and more.

Northwest Budget Traveler: Cheap Eats, Cheap Sleeps, Affordable Adventure
by Nancy Leson (Editor)
May 1998, Sasquatch Books, Paperback, 3rd edition, 320 pages, (guidebook)
This guide to inexpensive places to eat and stay in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia includes deals and discounts on major attractions, shopping, concerts, theater tickets, tours, festivals, and more.

On the Road Again With Man's Best Friend: A Selective Guide to the West Coast and British Columbia's Bed and Breakfasts, Inn, Hotels and Resorts that Welcome You and Your Dog
by Dawn Habgood, Robert Habgood (Contributor), Dawn Habgood, Pamela Gerloff (Editor)
June 1997, Paperback, revised edition, 450 pages, (guidebook)
Covers Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and California (with an emphasis on the latter). Detailed two-page reviews for each establishment are based on author visits that offer an insider's assessment on pet policies, room decor, amenities, staff attitude, and dog-oriented activities.

On the Road Around the Pacific Northwest: The Fly-Drive Guide to Oregon, Washington and British Columbia
by Fred Gebhart, Maxine Cass
June 1998, Paperback, 372 pages, (guidebook)
Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia are treated as a single destination, linked by a network of recommended routes..

Pacific Northwest & Alaska on the Loose
University of California, Berkeley, and associated students
February 1995, 2nd edition, Paperback, (guidebook)
A guide for those wanting to travel on the cheap in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

Pilot's Travel & Recreation Guide - Northwest and Western Canada
by Douglas S. Carmody
May 1999, Paperback, 227 pages, (guidebook)
Accommodations, attractions, food and dining, as well as tips on airport traffic patterns, runways, hours, navigational info, instrument approaches, fuels, costs, cautions, radio frequencies, and runway length. Covers Idaho, Montana, Washington, British Columbia and beyond.

Quick Escapes Pacific Northwest: 32 Weekend Trips from Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, B.C
by Marilyn McFarlane, Christine Cunningham
August 1999, Paperback, 4th edition, 336 pages, (guidebook)
Includes: travel directions, destination highlights, activities for morning and afternoon, choice restaurants and lodgings, special events and festivals, shopping, local sources of information, detailed, helpful maps.

The Romantic Pacific Northwest
by Ken Christensen
April 1999, Paperback, 100 pages, (guidebook)
Features romantic traveling tips, and lists unique hotels, resorts, B&Bs and restaurants in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and northern California. Part of The Romantic America book series published by the author.

San Juan and Gulf Islands Best Places Destinations
by Jan Halliday (Editor)
March 2000, Sasquatch Books, Paperback, 2nd revised edition, 208 pages, (guidebook)

Short Trips in the Pacific Northwest: 52 Weekend Destinations from Seattle and Portland
by Barry Anderson, Hilda Anderson
April 1998, Paperback, reprint edition, 256 pages, (guidebook)
Weekend itineraries, each with a listing of restaurants, lodging, and special events, and all within 250 miles of Seattle and Portland. Discover the little known destinations, secluded getaways and backroads.

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