Fodor’s Southern California 2013


Beautiful beaches, perfect weather, movie-star glamour…there are so many reasons to visit Southern California that deciding where to go and what to do can be a bit overwhelming. Fodor’s Southern California 2013 takes the guesswork out of choosing the perfect SoCal experiencesfrom picking the perfect Santa Barbara bistro to finding the best studio tour in Hollywood. This guide is filled with advice and tips from our team of local writers, making it as indispensable as a tube of SPF 30.Competitive Advantage:The only annually updated guidebook to Southern California.Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Southern California offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ‘;Word of Mouth’ quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their California stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.

Fodor’s Montreal & Quebec City 2013


Montreal and Quebec City are treasured destinations for American travelers: a corner of France in North America. This ebook captures the French-speaking cities’ universal appeal, from sidewalk cafes to winter sports and traditional French cuisine.Competitive Advantage:This ebook outscores the competition in key areas, including deeper coverage of Montreal’s renowned shopping and nightlife scenes, and Quebec City’s historic sights.Expanded Coverage:New hotel and restaurant recommendations have been added throughout Montreal and Quebec City, as well as their surrounding regions, including the Laurentians, the Eastern Townships (les Cantons de l’Est), and Charlevoix.Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: City walks provide visitors with thematic tours of Montreal and Quebec City. Itineraries cover step-by-step day trips or multi-destination visits to surrounding regions. Hotel and restaurant Best Bets guide travelers to the top places to stay and eat by price, style and/or cuisine.Discerning Recommendations:Fodor’s Montreal and Quebec Cityoffers savvy advice and recommendations from expert and local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ‘;Word of Mouth’ quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

Fodor’s Chicago 2013


Fodor’s Chicago 2013is the perfect companion for your trip to this quintessential American city. With colorful features and the most updated information,Fodor’s Chicago 2013will help you get straight to the best of what this city has to offer, everything from art to architecture, to shopping, baseball, jazz, and the very best deep-dish pizza. Our in-depth coverage also includes top reasons to visit the culturally and historically rich suburbs of Chicago, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park home studio, the Mallott Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Brookfield Zoo.Expanded Coverage:Includes new hotel and restaurant reviews throughout Chicago’s many exciting neighborhoods.Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Chicago offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ‘;Word of Mouth’ quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.TripAdvisor Reviews:Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Chicago stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.

Fodor’s Spain 2013


Spain remains one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations for its cutting-edge cuisine and superior wine, festivals like the running of the bulls in Pamplona, spectacular beaches and islands, red-hot nightlife, world-class museums like the Museo del Prado, amazing architecture such as the Alhambra, and more.Expanded Coverage:Expanded beach coverage and new hotels and restaurants in every region.Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Spain offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ‘;Word of Mouth’ quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Spain stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.

Fodor’s Vancouver & Victoria


Fantastic food, excellent local wine, hip shopping opportunities, boutique hotels, friendly people, world-class skiing in nearby Whistler, and gorgeous terrain for hiking, biking, boating, and beach-going, Vancouver has a bit of everything, and it’s all top-notch.Fodor’s Vancouver and Victoriaistheguide to help you plan your time from the slopes to the surf and everything in between. In-depth coverage includes stunning Whistler (site of the 2010 winter Olympics), Victoria, Vancouver Island, and the Okanagan Valley.Expanded Coverage:Includes new hotel and restaurant reviews throughout Vancouver and Victoria, as well as in Whistler, the Okanagan Valley, and elsewhere on Vancouver Island. Expanded winery coverage in the Okanagan Valley is a boon for exploring some of the best wine country in North America. .Illustrated Features:Gorgeous photos throughout, and illustrated lavishly illustrated neighborhood food spotlights bring the city and its experiences into vivid focus.Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Neighborhood planners with colorful maps and Best Bets for restaurants and hotels make planning your trip easy and fun.Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Vancouver & Victoria offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ‘;Word of Mouth’ quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

Fodor’s Ireland 2015


Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Ireland, including Dublin’s elegant architecture, the West’s dramatic landscapes, and Northern Ireland’s revitalized capital, Belfast. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Temple Bar to the Ring of Kerry PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes GORGEOUS FEATURES on traditional music and literary Dublin VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip

Fodor’s New Orleans 2015


Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of New Orleans, from lively nightlife spots and dining destinations to antebellum mansions and Cajun Country. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Bourbon Street to Audubon Park PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes GORGEOUS FEATURES on food, music, and Mardi Gras VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip

Fodor’s France 2015


Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of France, including Paris’s top museums, Provence’s sun-filled towns, the Loire Valley’s chteaux, and the Riviera’s beautiful beaches. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Versailles to Burgundy and Bordeaux PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes GORGEOUS FEATURES on French art, food, and wine VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip

Fodor’s Costa Rica 2015


Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Costa Rica, including canopy tours, surf spots, beaches on both coasts, and eco-lodges from Manuel Antonio to the Osa Peninsula. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Arenal to Monteverde Cloud Forest PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes GORGEOUS FEATURES on biodiversity, coffee, and bird-watching VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip

Fodor’s Walt Disney World 2015


Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Walt Disney World, including the most thrilling rides, notable water parks, and shopping and nightlife options. Our park experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Epcot to Universal Studios PERFECT HOTELS for every type of park visitor BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy adults and the kids GORGEOUS FEATURES on Walt Disney and character meals VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from theme-park experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip