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Finding the Real City

A few years back, with growing desperation that our "old city" was being lost, I decided to focus on something positive... Friends and I set out to profile the best remaining neighborhoods and aspects of San Francisco -- I compiled this work in a cool guidebook called Finding the Real City.

National Trails Guide

Eight years in the making, multiple road trips across the USA, with the mission of compiling the best of the National Trails System for readers in a fun, colorful book. Now published!

BUY THE NATIONAL TRAILS GUIDE!

The only book of its kind, profiling all 11 national scenic trails and 19 national historic trails, each designated by the US Congress over the past 50 years. Discover many special places in a comprehensive guide, with 100 color photos taken by my friends and me, with 33 custom maps. Includes a 2-page color USA map of the trails, the most current now available.

NATIONAL TRAILS GUIDE INTRO

I visited the 30 national trails across 50 states -- one of the highlights was the Florida National Scenic Trail. Check out this video introduction to one of the hidden wonders of America, Juniper Springs, on a special adventure by canoe...

MAPS

33 custom maps profiling all 30 national trails, with a full-spread USA map, the most current.

EASY TO USE

Fun and easy to read, including entertaining profiles of history, adventures and the best places.

100+ PHOTOS

The author and a cadre of friends and families captured amazing images across the nation...

INSPIRATION

The book provides good ideas and inspiration for planning trips and adventures on the trails.

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING

Complex Character

“Jack Kerouac meets
John Muir -- with a little
Ken Burns.” 

Richard Jensen
MarinLink Executive

Inspiring American Heritage

"National trails are a window into American culture, history and nature."

Atossa Soltani
Amazon Watch, founder

Future facing

"This is exactly the guide we all need to inspire us... to get outside and explore America's natural wonders!"

Annie Leonard
Greenpeace US, Director

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