Discover Hawai'i, The Big IslandeBook - 2011
Lonely Planet: The world''s leading travel guide publisher
Lonely Planet Discover Hawai''i, the Big Island is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike through the smoking craters of Hawai''i Volcanoes National Park, stargaze at Mauna Kea, or snorkel with colorful fish in Kealakekua Bay; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of the Big Island and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Discover Hawai''i, the Big Island:Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, music, politics, landscape, wildlife, and cuisine Over 31 color local maps Useful features - including Month-by-Month ( annual festival calendar), Family Travel, and Outdoor Activities & Adventures Coverage of Kona, Waimea, Puna, Kailua-Kona, Hamakua Coast, Kilo, Ka''u, Hilo, Kohala, Mauna Kea, Saddle road, Onomea Bay, Kealakekua Bay, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalize your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Discover Hawai''i, the Big Island, our easy-to-use guide, is perfect for travelers who seek the most popular attractions a destination has to offer. Filled with inspiring and colorful photos, this guide focuses on the best of the best.Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet''s Hawaii Travel Guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Luci Yamamoto, and Conner Gorry.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world''s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet''s mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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