“Lonely Planet” is your guide to experience the National Parks of America that allow you the best opportunities to experience Earth’s wildlife up close. National Parks exist as the largest concerted efforts of man to preserve land dedicated to a myriad amount of animals, and in these parks, the wildlife is thriving.
Explore a region affectionately known as “The American Riviera.” Filmed here, the Oscar-nominated film “Sideways” has invigorated interest in this thriving wine region. Host Simon Kane savors all the flavors of Santa Barbara, with its vibrant art scene, farmers markets, and specialty shops. A highlight of your visit here is meeting the legendary Fess ParkerWatch Now >>