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Backroads of the California Coast: Your Guide to Scenic Getaways & Adventures
3.92
really liked it
Must be sure to refer to this book again. It is chock full of places I've already been in my explorations and ready with temptations for more.
Jul 27, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Room to Breathe: The Wild Heart of the San Francisco Peninsula
4.67
really liked it
Beautiful. "Open space is our green backdrop of hills. It is rolling grasslands, cool forests in the Coast Range, orchards and vineyards in the sun. I ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
 
Quick Escapes® From San Francisco, 7th: The Best Weekend Getaways
4.00
really liked it
The great thing about this book is that of the 13 escapes described, I've done them all over the course of the year and a half that I've lived in nort ...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Day Hikes Around Monterey and Carmel: 128 Great Hikes
3.83
really liked it
Received this too late to take on a recent visit to Carmel, but it's a must take for next time!
not set
Feb 05, 2014
 
Backroads of the California Wine Country: Your Guide to the Wine Country's Most Scenic Backroad Adventures
4.00
really liked it
Delightful book, full of photos and history and the soul of the counties and towns and people that make up "wine country." Needs an update though, as ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 06, 2013
 
Joshua Tree: The Complete Guide: Joshua Tree National Park
4.15
it was amazing
Great guide to the park, including history & wildlife.
not set
Dec 03, 2016
 
Robert Doisneau: Palm Springs 1960
3.62
really liked it
Great snapshot of time & place.
not set
Dec 19, 2016
 
Palm Springs Modern: Houses in the California Desert
4.13
really liked it
Just spent a week in Palm Springs and fell in love with the vibe. This book captures the feel of the architectural legacy left by some pretty kick-ass ...more
not set
Nov 10, 2016
 
Saltscapes: The Kite Aerial Photography of Cris Benton
4.29
liked it
Using a kite to fly a radio-controlled camera is a pretty cool idea in and of itself, but using it to capture images of the salt evaporation ponds of ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Dec 17, 2013
 
Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words
4.22
really liked it
What a special book! Captures the everyday-ness of SF through line drawings and snippets of observations and conversations. I absolutely LOVED the "Sa ...more
Sep 27, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
 
Back Roads California
4.27
really liked it
Will refer to again and again.
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
4.23
really liked it
Fabulous read! Fascinating, eloquent, personal, historical, loving ode to a great & complex American city and its unique neighborhoods. Makes me w ...more
Dec 11, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
 
The New Wine Country Cookbook: Recipes from California's Central Coast
3.88
liked it
I think a trip to Paso Robles is in order.
Feb 26, 2017
Jan 30, 2017
 
The People's Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle
4.16
Going to read this book instead,as it appears more lighthearted than this tomb: Thinking Small: the Long Strange Trip of the VW Beetle by Andrea Hiott
not set
Jun 13, 2013
 
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray
4.10
really liked it
Yay!
Dec 08, 2015
Nov 06, 2015
 
Road Trip USA: Pacific Coast Highway
3.77
liked it
This small book covers a lot of ground from Olympic National Park, WA and San Diego, CA, so there isn't much said about any one place. But it's a good ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2014
 
Palm Springs Modern Living
4.25
really liked it
People, places & things of Palm Springs!
not set
Nov 10, 2016
 
Lonely Planet California's Best Trips (Travel Guide)
3.88
really liked it
Will refer this again and again.
Jun 09, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
California Bees and Blooms: A Guide for Gardeners and Naturalists
4.05
really liked it
Chock full of good info.
May 02, 2016
Feb 21, 2016
 
Frommer's 25 Great Drives in California (Best Loved Driving Tours)
3.38
really liked it
None
Feb 26, 2017
Oct 03, 2016
 
The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California: The 80 Best Easy Hikes
4.07
it was ok
None
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 06, 2013
 
The Dog Lover's Companion to California: The Inside Scoop on Where to Take Your Dog
4.06
liked it
None
Jan 25, 2012
Oct 12, 2011
 
Food Lovers' Guide to® Sonoma: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings
3.50
liked it
None
Nov 28, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
Top Trails: California Central Coast: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone
3.80
None
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead
3.66
None
not set
Jun 25, 2013
 
Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway
3.75
liked it
None
not set
Jun 25, 2013
 
Moon Monterey and Carmel: Including Santa Cruz and Big Sur
3.44
liked it
None
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
"OPEN SPACES: Lands of the Marin County Open Space District"
3.75
it was ok
None
Jun 04, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Point Bonita to Point Reyes: Outdoors in Marin : 61 Places to Visit
3.00
liked it
None
Jun 04, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Point Reyes: The Complete Guide to the National Seashore & Surrounding Area
4.22
really liked it
None
Jun 04, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
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