Be brave and set your spirit free on an exciting journey across the U.S. of A, taking in 50 incredible adventures! From the award-winning author of National Parks of the U.S.A., Kate Siber, this stunning book showcases an amazing adventure activity to try in every single state. The gripping outdoors activities are described alongside fascinating facts about the nature and geography of each activity location. This lushly illustrated book showcases the very best the U.S.A. has to offer budding young adventurers!
Walk on an active glacier in Alaska; climb the highest peak in the Northeast in New Hampshire; horseback ride through ancient canyons with a Navajo guide in Arizona; and surf the iconic Venice Beach in California.
Each adventure is illustrated with a beautiful, poster-worthy image, with pull-out facts about how the adventure activity is accomplished and key information about the area’s natural and cultural highlights.
Activities range from the high-octane, such as wind surfing the Gulf Coast in Texas or canyoneering in Utah, to the magical and inspiring, such as soaking in natural hot springs in Idaho, stargazing from a train in Nevada, and witnessing the synchronous firefly displays in Georgia.
This books is to be pored over and treasured by aspiring adventurers—be they children or adults!
Also available from the 50 States series: The 50 States, 50 Cities of the U.S.A., The 50 States: Activity Book, The 50 States: Fun Facts, 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, and I Spy the 50 States.
About the Author
Lydia Hill is a freelance illustrator and 2D designer currently based in North London but originally from Portsmouth, England. She graduated from Middlesex University in 2019 with a First Class Degree in Illustration. Her clients include Yes! Magazine, Wide Eyed Editions/Quarto Publishing, SkyTv, 33 seconds, The RAF and Middlesex University. She usually works digitally and enjoys building up layers of color and texture to create a faux-traditional print look to her illustrations. She loves illustrating diverse characters using bold colors and shapes.
Kate Siber is a journalist and a correspondent for Outside magazine living in Durango, Colorado. She has tried her hand at almost every adventure activity going, and covers the world’s wild and remote places as well as environmental and social issues. Her writing has been featured in National Geographic Traveler, National Parks, Preservation, Men’s Journal, The New York Times, and many other publications.