The World War 1 Book

Taking a break from travel writing, Joe penned the Africa and Middle East chapters of DK’s “Big Ideas” book on the First World War. Check out Joe’s chapters on Lawrence of Arabia’s mastery over the Ottomans in Palestine and German guerilla warfare master Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, who outfoxed the British in East Africa.

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50 States 1000 Eats

This dazzling culinary guide will reveal the tastiest treats and best food experiences across all 50 states (and Canada), featuring thousands of expert travel tips and hundreds of mouthwatering images from National Geographic.

Available March 19, 2024

100 Cities 5000 Ideas

Grab your passport and get ready to explore 100 cities around the world. This informative travel guide–the next in National Geographic’s blockbuster 5,000 Ideas series–takes you from skyscraper-filled concrete jungles to coastal urban oases. You’ll find hot tips for the best sights, bites, museums, and more for each location, as well as practical planning advice for when to go and what to expect when you arrive.

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100 Trails 5000 Ideas

This authoritative travel guide―the next in National Geographic’s best-selling 5,000 Ideas series―takes you from the coast of Florida to the peaks of Wyoming on a series of epic hiking and walking adventures. So grab your hiking boots and get ready to explore 100 trails around all 50 states and Canada.
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50 States 5000 Campgrounds

Plan your next getaway to the great outdoors with this one-of-a-kind resource for campgrounds across North America. In this comprehensive sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 Ideas, you’ll discover the top tent and cabin campsites, as well as RV resorts and glamping destinations around the United States and Canada.

# 1 New Release in Parks and Campgrounds Travel Reference

National Parks: Where the Wild Things Are!

From the high peaks of the Rockies to the lows of Death Valley, from the Statue of Liberty in the East to the redwood forest of the West, and from the panoramic views of the Grand Canyon to getting up close and personal to wildlife in Yellowstone, Basher invites you to take a journey through some of the United States’ most spectacular national parks, recreation areas, and preserves.

50 States 5000 Ideas

This Richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experience in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, duded ranches and more.

America’s No. 1 Travel Book


Drives of a Lifetime – 500 of the World’s Greatest Road Trips

Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic’s legendary travel writers, Drives of a Lifetime spans the globe to reveal the best celebrated and lesser-known road trips on the planet. Inside this fully updated and revised edition–featuring more than 20 new drives–you’ll find routes through spectacular landscapes, ideas for quick getaways,

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1000 Perfect Weekends – Great Getaways Around the Globe

Packed with innovative ideas and inspiring photographs, this gift-worthy treasury features 1,000 dream escapes from sunny beach retreats to lush mountain idylls, exotic city sojourns, and wild adventures around the world.

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National Geographic Yosemite issue

National Geographic Yosemite: Through the Backcountry and Beyond Single Issue Magazine

Tour the stunning landscapes of one of America’s most iconic national parks. YOSEMITE features the moutons and valley’s, rivers and plentiful flora and fauna found in this majestic wilderness.

100 Drives 5000 Ideas

Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime: 100 eps journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian providence offering thousands of site and roadside attractions along the way. A sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 Ideas.

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Nemesis: A Novel of Old California

Forget Deadwood, Dodge and Tombstone-the biggest, baddest boomtown of the 1880’s was San Diego, California, a rowdy Wild West seaport that attracted dream seekers and scoundrels in equal measure. Caught up in this maelstrom are Marshall Cradoc Bradshaw and reporter Nick Pinder, competing to catch a brutal assassin avenging long-ago crimes that went unpunished.

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100 Parks 5000 Ideas

In the sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 ideas, Joe Yogerst turns to the most pristine and adventure-filled national, state, and city parks in the U.S. and Canada. Showcasing the best experiences, both obvious and unexpected, each entry in this robust guide provides an overview of the park, detailed travel advice, fascinating facts, insider knowledge about wildlife, and expert tips. Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, this expert guide showcases the best experiences in the top parks throughout North America.

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National Geographic Single Issue on the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon: Celebrating 100 years of the Park.Single Issue Magazine

From poets and presidents to explorers and eco-warriors, people have long endeavored to describe the sense of awe that the Grand Canyon evokes in all of us. Following in their footsteps, Joe Yogerst takes us on a journey to the South Rim, down into the canyon on the Bright Angel and Kaibab trails, along the Colorado River and then up to the remote North Rim in words complementing by incredible National Geographic photography.