Lush forests, a pristine coastline, awesome food, frothy microbrews, and music and art galore ? Pacific Northwesterners have it good and they don?t mind sharing. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Washington wine country, hop a ferry to the San Juan Islands or dive into the hipster playground of Portland; all with your trusted travel companion.Inside Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest Travel Guide: ? Color maps and images throughout.
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? Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss.
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? Free, convenient pull-out Washington map (included in print version), plus over 50 maps.Covers: Seattle, Bellingham, the San Juan Islands, Olympic Peninsula, Washington Cascades, Central & Eastern Washington, Portland, Wine Country, Ashland, Eastern Oregon, Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and more.