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About the Author

Patricia Schultz is the author of the runaway #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places in the United States and Canada to See Before You Die. She’s also written for Frommer’s, Berlitz, and Access travel guides, as well as Condé NastTraveler, Islands, and Harper’s Bazaar. Her home base is New York City.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 1200 pages
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; Updated edition (March 11, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0761163360
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761163367
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.8 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #28,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Patricia Schultz is author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with 25 years of experience, she has written for guides such as Frommer's and Berlitz and periodicals including The Wall Street Journal and Everyday With Rachael Ray. She also executive-produced a Travel Channel television show based on 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Her home base is New York City. Learn more at 1000Places.com

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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Sharon E. Ogden on April 4, 2013
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I thought this was a book about PLACES to see - which the title indicates - it is more about festivals and shows that shouldn't be missed. Not what I was expecting
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29 of 33 people found the following review helpful By Aus2143 on September 5, 2011
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The book is a real disappointment, each section lists recommendations of places to stay and eat that only the rich could afford and are just not practical for the average person. Week long stays that cost $2,100.00 per person - who can afford that. At one point she says the cost of a one night stay at some place costs $210.00 per night, but you should really try the executive suite if you really want an experience. I couldn't afford the $210 a night, I can only guess waht the executive suite costs. It almost feels like she stayed at these places and they got a positive mention in her book - for the right price - her first book was much better.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Johanna Kutcher on September 18, 2013
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I found some information helpful. However, being from Michigan, I noticed the book included a couple obscure places in our state that only a specialized group would be interested in, and did not include Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Villiage which is one of the most popular destinations in our state for travelers of all demographics.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Andy Prescott on August 5, 2014
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Fine if you are into fancy resorts and golf courses. We were looking for something a little more scenic and natural.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Nina Leaming on July 14, 2012
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Too many words. I could not find what I wanted as easy as I had hoped for. I would not buy it again.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Thomas C. Quillen on April 11, 2013
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Worthwhile. Note they are not saying that these are the Top 1000 places but instead that these are
a subjective list of 1000 worthwhile places in the opinion of the author. I found it informative and worthwhile.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Jill on January 26, 2013
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I'm enjoying this book very much - am pleased to see how many places I've already been to and am looking forward to checking out many that I've missed. I bought it in the Kindle version, which will be handy while traveling, but I miss having a checklist to keep track of where I've been. Might have to buy the hard copy for that!
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Paulette on June 5, 2013
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Many of the places listed are just not worth seeing. The ones that are listed for our area are ho-hum.
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