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See The Real Maui

A guide by Cynthia Carpenter (Maui, HI)
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These Companion Guides Can Really Make Your Maui Adventure

Travelers usually begin an adventure at the local bookstore picking out one of the general guidebooks available everywhere. These resources give a good overall view of destinations and are particularly helpful when making pre-trip plans. They go on to cover what you can expect after you arrive, but keeping them portable limits the depth of any subject to a collection of thumbnail descriptions. That's where the specialty guidebooks come in.

Pundits have been writing about Hawaii since the day when traveling to the islands meant boarding a steamer. With that kind of history the library has matured until some highly worthwhile specialty titles are now available. Unfortunately shelf space limits what brick-and-mortar shops can carry. Since you are already on the Amazon site you definitely realize the potential of using online sources when it comes to finding what you're looking for.

Like everything else on the internet it all comes down to doing the correct search. If you enter "Hawaii" you're going to get thousands of results with the general guidebooks heavily stacked on top. However, when you add "snorkeling" to the search things will sort out quickly. If you're serious about an activity do it right by adding a specialty guide to the mainstream planner you started with. Enrich your experience and see the best of Hawaii!

Maui Budget Restaurants And Value Dining With Lanai And Molokai (Hawaii Restaurant Guide Series)Maui Trails: Walks strolls and treks on the Valley Island (Maui Trails: Walks, Strolls, & Treks on the Valley Island)Maui Restaurants And Dining With Lanai And MolokaiSnorkel Maui Lanai and Molokai Guide to the Beaches and Snorkeling of Hawaii


Also Consider These Popular Maui General Guidebooks

People across North America have ready access to at least a few of Hawaii's popular general guidebooks. Today even smaller communities support card and gift shops with bookracks featuring travel guides. Typically they will feature one or maybe two of the full-line publishers like Frommers and Fodors. These are credible resources, but also consider the alternative guides mentioned in this list - think of younger, active travelers and eBook fans.

Maui Revealed: The Ultimate GuidebookMaui Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Paddle, Surf, DriveFrommer's Maui 2010 (Frommer's Complete Guides)Fodor's Maui 2010: with Moloka'i and Lana'i (Full-color Travel Guide) Maui (Lonely Planet)Maui, Lanai & Molokai Travel AdventuresExplorer's Guide Maui: Includes Molokai & Lanai: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)Lonely Planet Hawaii: MauiMaui (Lonely Planet)


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These Companion Guides Can Really Make Your Maui Adventure
1.  Maui Budget Restaurants And Value Dining With Lanai And Molokai (Hawaii Restaurant Guide Series) [Kindle eBook]  by Cindy Carpenter
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4.  Snorkel Maui Lanai and Molokai Guide to the Beaches and Snorkeling of Hawaii  by Judy Malinowski
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5.  Maui Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook  by Andrew Doughty
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6.  Maui Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Paddle, Surf, Drive  by Jerry Sprout
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7.  Frommer's Maui 2010 (Frommer's Complete Guides)  by Jeanette Foster
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8.  Fodor's Maui 2010: with Moloka'i and Lana'i (Full-color Travel Guide)  by Fodor's
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9.  Maui (Lonely Planet)  by Glenda Bendure
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10.  Maui, Lanai & Molokai Travel Adventures [Kindle eBook]  by Sharon Hamblin
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11.  Explorer's Guide Maui: Includes Molokai & Lanai: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations) [Kindle eBook]  by Carol Fowler
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12.  Lonely Planet Hawaii: Maui [Kindle eBook]  by Ned Friary
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