From the #1 New York Times bestselling World Almanac comes a full-color book celebrating the world’s most breathtaking, exciting, and astonishing attractions––places you’ll want to visit before it’s too late.
Add to your personal list of must-see destinations with this exceptional collection of locales, from the familiar to the far-flung. The World Almanac Places to Go Before You Can’t gathers gorgeous photography and local details about some of the world’s greatest, most eye-popping sites. Gain a new perspective on attractions closer to home, from North Carolina’s Outer Banks to Yosemite’s ancient sequoias and stunning waterfalls. Or complete your bucket list a little further afield, whether you’re drawn to the Great Barrier Reef or the Galapagos.
With an emphasis on experiencing all you can before these places disappear or change forever, this guide tempts curious travelers of all types to begin making travel plans tomorrow. Hundreds of enticing color images are complemented by expert advice on where to go, when to travel, and how to make the most of the experience while respecting these ever-changing sites and their caretakers.
About the Author
John Rosenthal is the author of The World Almanac Road-Tripper’s Guide to National Parks, the AAA Guide to Boston and New England, and Hawaii for Dummies (6th edition). In his 35 years as a travel journalist, he has written about small ship cruises of Alaska for The New York Times, sheep-herding trials in Ireland for The Washington Post, and driving through the American Southwest for National Geographic Traveler, where he was a contributing editor. He lives in Los Angeles, where he regularly hikes with his wife and his Labrador Retriever, Marcy.
The World Almanac reference works have been trusted by schools, families, businesses, governments, and even presidents for generations. A #1 New York Times bestseller, The World Almanac was first published in 1868 and has sold over 83 million copies.