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Ken & Dahlynn McKowen

Ken & Dahlynn McKowen

Ken and Dahlynn Mckowen have two new books from Wilderness Press, the hugely successful Wine-Oh Guide to California's Sierra Foothills; and the second book in their Best of series, The Best of Oregon and Washington's Mansions Museums and More. The McKowens have 50-plus years of professional writing, editing, publication, marketing, and public relations experience. They have had more than 2,000 articles, stories, and photographs published, and are authors or coauthors of Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur’s Soul; Chicken Soup for the Soul in Menopause; Highroad Guide to the California Coast; and national award-winner Best of California’s Missions, Mansions, and Museums.

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Best of California's Missions, Mansions, and Museums
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Best of California's Missions, Mansions, and Museums
Ken & Dahlynn McKowen


This two-color traveler’s companion features more than 130 of California’s best missions, mansions, and museums. In addition to insider information on many of the destinations, the guide features themed tours that will appeal to tourists and armchair travelers alike, history buffs, as well as teachers and parents. Explore a Russian fort, an island prison; the West’s version of Ellis Island; a U.S. Naval weapons development; presidential museums; quirky, human-powered vehicles; sailing ships and aircraft carriers; California’s gold mines; mansions built by some of the country’s richest entrepreneurs; the art of American, Asian, and European masters, and much more. Each of eight sections covers a separate geographic region. Every entry details the highlights of a particular place and includes operating hours, entrance fees, location, a phone number, and website information. Themed tours range from famous Californians, to lighthouses, ghost towns, and much more. This guidebook is a must-have for anyone interested in California's eclectic history.

"This is one of the best written, factual, and interesting guidebooks I've ever read. It's a must for anyone who loves to get out and explore the richness of California."
--Huell Howser, host of California Gold on PBS


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Best of Oregon & Washington's Mansions, Museums, and More
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Best of Oregon & Washington's Mansions, Museums, and More
Ken & Dahlynn McKowen


If you love travel and history, then this second-in-a-series guide is a great travel companion. It takes you to mansions built by many of Oregon and Washington’s pioneer entrepreneurs who created new industries and new cities. It includes the best museums, featuring Native American culture and pioneer farmers-small town museums, big city museums, and museums just for kids-plenty for everyone. The title’s “More” includes monuments like Vista House at Crown Point perched high above Columbia Gorge and a tour through Bonneville Dam, with suggested journeys to flower farms, wineries, and unique city tours.

Each of the eight sections covers a separate geographic region, with over 130 destinations throughout. Every entry details the highlights of a particular place and includes operating hours, entrance fees, location, and contact details.

 



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