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With Rick Steves, the Scottish Highlands are yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scotland includes:
- Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the Highlands' best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips for how to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps
- Top sights and local experiences: Follow the Speyside Whisky Trail, cut through the Cairngorms, and kayak across Loch Lomond. Hike the craggy landscapes, hop a ferry to the Isle of Skye, or watched kilted athletes test their strength in the Highland Games
- Helpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on track
- Full coverage of Oban & the Inner Hebrides, Glencoe & Fort William, Inverness & Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, and more
With selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands is truly a tour guide in your pocket.
Exploring beyond the Highlands? Pick up Rick Steves Scotland for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential information for planning a countrywide trip.
About the Author
Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of more than 100 well-traveled staff members at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic and social justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. Find out more about Rick at www.ricksteves.com and on Facebook.
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Cameron Hewitt was born in Denver and grew up in central Ohio. Since moving to Seattle and joining Rick Steves' Europe (where he serves as content manager) in 2000, Cameron has traveled to more than 35 European countries, contributing to guidebooks, tours, radio and television shows, and other media. Cameron is married to his high school sweetheart (and favorite travel partner), Shawna, and enjoys taking photos, trying new restaurants, and planning his next trip. To research and cowrite this book, Cameron spent a month driving 2,000 miles around Scotland, from the Lowlands to the Highlands to the islands.