Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Maps. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. National Geographic Road Atlas 2021: Adventure Edition [United States, Canada, Mexico]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

National Geographic's Road Atlas: Adventure Edition , is the ideal companion for the next time you hit the road. Includes up-to-date road maps for all 50 U.S. States, plus Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Major cities and metropolitan areas are shown in detail with inset maps that include popular attractions, infrastructure and points-of-interest. Setting this atlas apart from all other road atlases are the inclusion of detailed maps and guidebook-like recommendations on the top 100 destinations for adventure, plus the top 24 most visited National Parks. An additional resources section provides contact information for local tourism offices, plus a place name index to help easily locate a specific city. The Road Atlas: Adventure Edition is printed in North America and features a heavy duty spiral binding and clear plastic cover for durability and lay-flat reading. Folded Size = 11" x 15"

  • Author: National Geographic Maps
  • Publisher: Natl Geographic Society Maps; 2020th edition (August 25, 2020)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-0792289890
  • Dimensions: 11 x 0.5 x 15 inches

                 

2. Rand McNally Folded Map: United States


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Rand McNally's United States folded map features clear, easy-to-read cartography showing all Interstate and U.S. highways, along with clearly indicated cities, points of interest, airports, boundaries, and more. Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Interstate and U.S. highways Indications of cities, points of interest, airports, boundaries, and more Mileage chart Mileage & driving times map National facts and symbols Toll roads chart United States physical map Visitor information Product Details Measures 4.125" x 9" and folds out to 25.5" x 36.75".

  • Author: Rand McNally
  • Publisher: Rand McNally; Fold Map edition (April 9, 2019)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-0528881282
  • Dimensions: 4.25 x 0.25 x 9.25 inches

                 

3. Easy To Read: Texas State Map (Rand McNally Easy to Read!)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Rand McNallyx27s Easy To Read State Folded Map is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around Texas, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. Youx27ll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years. Regularly updated, full-color maps 40% larger map with a bigger type size than the Rand McNally Folded Map Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and more Mileage and driving times map Detailed index Convenient folded size Coverage Area Detailed maps of: Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Beaumont, Big Bend National Park, Bryan/College Station, Corpus Christi, Dallas/Fort Worth x26 Vicinity, El Paso, Galveston, Houston x26 Vicinity, Laredo, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Port Arthur

  • Author: Rand McNally
  • Publisher: Rand McNally; Fold Map edition (October 13, 2017)
  • Genre: Travel, United States
  • ISBN: 978-0528882074

                 

4. Acadia National Park Waterproof Trail Map, Maine


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Fourth edition revised in 2019. Printed on durable, waterproof material to 1:22500 scale and, contour lines, mileage indicators between points of interest, it is a perfect companion for hikers and visitors to the Acadia National Park and Seashores. Hiking and cycling trails are distinctivaly marked, making it easy to stay found. This map was designed and published by regional residents, and a portion of the proceeds from sales of this maps is donated to organizations that support trails maintenace and land conservation.

  • Author: Jill Keefe
  • Publisher: Map Adventures; 3rd edition (June 1, 2019)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-1890060244
  • Dimensions: 8 x 3.9 x 0.3 inches

                 

5. The Open Road: 50 Best Road Trips in the USA (Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Get inspired and get ready to hit the road with the ultimate guide to America's best road trips! The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA features: Strategic lists and road trip options: Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, awe-inspiring views, and more Flexible itineraries: 50 different road trips organized by region gear you up for any adventure, from a weekend getaway to a cross-country trip Can't-miss stops from coast to coast: Leaf-peep along the Blue Ridge Parkway, look for wildflowers on Arizona's Apache Trail, or gaze at the mysterious Marfa Lights blinking over the West Texas desert. Snap selfies with kitschy roadside attractions along Route 66, cross the Continental Divide in Colorado, and fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves at your campsite in Big Sur The best local flavors: Eat your way through Vermont's farms, dairies, orchards, and maple houses or indulge in gulf shrimp and fried okra in the South. Sample oysters and craft beers in Oregon or stop for shave ice along the scenic Oahu Coastal Loop Expert advice from seasoned road-tripper Jessica Dunham Comprehensive planning resources: Easy-to-use maps, helpful info on things to do, lodging, and dining for every route, clear directions to each route's starting point, and tips for minimizing your environmental impact along the way Gorgeous, full-color photos and a fold-out map Essential tips for health and safety on the road, navigating weather conditions, strategies for road-tripping with kids and four-legged friends, and playlists and podcasts to soundtrack your adventure Whether you're hugging the coast or driving the Loneliest Road, find your adventure with The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA .   For more in-depth information on a specific road trip, check out Moon's bestselling road trip guides.

  • Author: Jessica Dunham
  • Publisher: Moon Travel; 1st edition (October 20, 2020)
  • Genre: Travel, United States
  • ISBN: 978-1640499300
  • Dimensions: 5.45 x 1.25 x 8.4 inches

                 



6. 2022 Motor Carriers' Road Atlas (Rand McNally Motor Carriers' Road Atlas)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Every mile, in every cab, American truckers rely on Rand McNally's Motor Carriers' Road Atlas for the most comprehensive highway and trucking information on the market. America's #1-selling trucking atlas is designed to meet the unique needs of professional drivers, helping you save time, save money, and stay compliant. Other Features: Detailed coverage of state and national designated routes. Updated restricted routes, low clearance, and weigh station locations. 22-page mileage directory including more than 40,000 truck-route-specific, city-to-city mileage. Road construction and conditions hotlines. Updated coverage of hazardous materials regulations. Easy-to-use chart of state and provincial permit agency phone numbers and websites. Paperback. Dimensions: 10.875" x 15.3215"

  • Author: Rand McNally
  • Publisher: Rand McNally (June 21, 2021)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-0528024122
  • Dimensions: 10.79 x 0.71 x 15.28 inches

                 

7. Rick Steves Iceland


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Hike vast glaciers, marvel at steaming volcanic lakes, and explore the land of the midnight sun: with Rick Steves, Iceland is yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Iceland you'll find: Comprehensive itineraries that can be adapted for 24-hour layovers, 5-day visits, 2-week trips, and more, including the best road trips in Iceland from the Ring Road to the Golden Circle Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the stunning northern lights to hidden hikes and cozy bookstores How to connect with local culture: Soak in hidden hot springs, sample smoked fish, and chat with locals in moody and welcoming rural towns Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively Reykjavík and art and history museums and mile-by-mile scenic driving tours Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, an Icelandic phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Reykjavík, the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Golden Circle, the South Coast, the Westman Islands, West Iceland, The Ring Road, the East Fjords, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Iceland . Expanding your trip? Try Rick Steves Scandinavia or Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports .

  • Author: Rick Steves
  • Publisher: Rick Steves; 2nd edition (April 28, 2020)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-1641712316
  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 1.4 x 8 inches

                 

8. Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks [Map Pack Bundle] (National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map Yellowstone National Park was the world's first national park and covers 3,500 square miles. Just to the south of Yellowstone, are the jagged peaks of Grand Teton National Park. The Map Pack Bundle includes maps of both of these iconic parks. Each park has its own character with Yellowstone's mighty falls, massive lake and dramatic geisers. Not to be overlooked, the Teton Range of Grand Teton National Park juts almost vertically from Jackson Lake. The two maps in the Map Pack cover the many thousands of square miles and show popular tourist destinations as well as the deep backcountry where only the hardcore backpacker will be seen. The maps include detailed trail networks with points of interest such as campgrounds, boat ramps, ski areas, and many more. Buy the Map Pack and save 15%! The Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks Map Pack includes: Map 201 :: Yellowstone National Park Map 202 :: Grand Teton National Park Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation. Map Scale = 1:126,720 & 1:80,000 Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25" Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

  • Author: National Geographic Maps
  • Publisher: Natl Geographic Society Maps; 2010th edition (May 19, 2010)
  • Genre: Travel, United States
  • ISBN: 978-1597754002
  • Dimensions: 4.25 x 0.2 x 9.25 inches

                 

9. Folded Map: Western United States (STATE HIGHWAYS)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

Rand McNallyx27s folded map featuring the Western United States is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around this part of the country, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and more. Youx27ll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years. Regularly updated, full-color maps Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways Detail maps of major cities, a mileage chart, and a Mileages x26 Driving Times Map Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and more Easy-to-use legend Detailed index Convenient folded size Coverage Area States covered: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming Product Details Measures 9.5x26#34; x 4.125x26#34; and folds out to 40x26#34; x 28x26#34;.

  • Author: Rand McNally
  • Publisher: Rand McNally; Fold Map edition (October 8, 2014)
  • Genre: Travel, United States
  • ISBN: 978-0528882111
  • Dimensions: 4.13 x 0.2 x 9.65 inches

                 

10. Iceland (National Geographic Adventure Map, 3302)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Maps - August 2021

• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map Let National Geographic's Iceland Adventure Map guide you as you discover the pristine nature and unique scenery on this Nordic island. The expertly researched map, with its accurate and detailed information, is designed to meet the needs of adventure travelers. In addition to a clearly marked road network, with distances and destinations of both major and main roads, the map also delivers an abundance of specialized content not found in traditional road maps. An index of cities and towns will help you arrive at your destination quickly. Recreational, ecological, cultural, and historic points of interest as well as secondary roads, remote tracks, secluded paths and ferry routes will aid in your exploration both on and off the beaten path. Among the pinpointed points of interest are hot springs, geysers, waterfalls, caves, museums, lighthouses, swimming pools, golf courses, campsites and scenic viewpoints. Also labeled are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Thingvellir National Park and the volcanic island of Surtsey. The shaded relief map details the entire island, contour lines are drawn, peaks and summits are labeled with elevations, forested areas are shaded, water features are shown and boundaries of National Parks and nature reserves are color-coded, making it the perfect companion to any guidebook. Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel. Map Scale = 1:465,000 Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75" Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

  • Author: National Geographic Maps
  • Publisher: Natl Geographic Society Maps; 2020th edition (March 18, 2020)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-1566955348
  • Dimensions: 4.1 x 0.1 x 9 inches