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Plan your vacation or a weekend getaway in some of the most inviting vacation areas in the United States and Canada.

Las Vegas offers deluxe hotels at a reasonable cost, lots of family fun and recreaton, and all those casinos with celebrity food.

Lake Tahoe with its natural beauty attracts tourists from around the world for summer fun by the lake and in the winter snow.

Reno "The Biggest Little City" on Nevada's high desert is the state's original gambling destination, with nearby mountains, alpine lakes and outdoor recreation.

Vacation in San Francisco for the city's great parks, beaches, museums, and eating places. You'll find distinctive neighborhoods across the bay area, including Russian Hill, North Beach, the Marina district, and nearby Fisherman's Wharf.


Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia offers great Canadian vacations, and getaways to Vancouver Island and other coastal destinations.



Las Vegas

Las Vegas SignHere's the visitor's guide to the Las Vegas scene: casinos, hotels, restaurants, shows, and city attractions. Plus, many things to see and do in the Las Vegas area, including outdoor adventure on day trips to scenic areas including Lake Mead and Red Rock Canyon.


Lake Tahoe

Emerald BayThis is the unique guide to the Lake Tahoe area -- one of America's top recreation and vacation regions. You'll find amazing vistas, and lots of things to see and do
All around the lake you'll find guides to lake activity, casinos, hotels, restaurants, sight-seeing, cycling and skiing.



Reno ArchCheck out the casino entertainment. Reserve a hotel room. Take the kids on a family vacation and enjoy Nevada's history, natural attractions, and entertainment.
Go skiing, take a day trip to the historic silver mining town of Virginia City, and dine in Reno restaurants.


San Francisco

golden gate bridgeWhat to Do, Where to Eat, What to See -- including Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, ocean beaches, headlands, Alcatraz, and the many neighborhoods of San Francisco.

Check out the hotels, great dining and entertainment.


Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park PavilionSitting just north of the U.S. border, this amazing Canadian city offers wonderful views of the ocean, a great river (the Fraser), beaches, Stanley Park, fine and casual dining, and nightlife including Theatre Sports. Take a B.C. ferry to Vancouver Island or the "Sunshine Coast."


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and vacation packages around the world,

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Alaska-Yukon Book Cover

The new edition of Alaska-Yukon Adventures gives you the lowdown on the highways and backroads of Alaska, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Travel with Fraser Bridges as he explores the North Country and provides tips and recommendations for your journey.

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Alaska-Yukon Adventures Page

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Fraser Bridges' Southwest Adventures - The Road Guide, 3rd Edition, is updated and newly published as an Amazon Kindle e-book, Ready to take along with you on your travels.

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Southwest Adventures Page

PCA Cover

Fraser Bridges' Pacific Coast Adventures - The Road Guide, 4th Edition, is now available as an Amazon Kindle e-book.

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Pacific Coast Adventures Page