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Wilderness Press :: Travel :: Best of California's Missions, Mansions, and Museums
Best of California's Missions, Mansions, and Museums
Best of California's Missions, Mansions, and Museums 

This two-color travelerís companion features more than 130 of Californiaís 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 Westís version of Ellis Island; a U.S. Naval weapons development; presidential museums; quirky, human-powered vehicles; sailing ships and aircraft carriers; Californiaís gold mines; mansions built by some of the countryís 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


About 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 Entrepreneurís Soul; Chicken Soup for the Soul in Menopause; Highroad Guide to the California Coast; and national award-winner Best of Californiaís Missions, Mansions, and Museums.

Author Ken & Dahlynn McKowen
ISBN 9780899973982
Quantity in stock 96 item(s) available
Market price $21.95
Price: $16.46


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