The Local Tourist Publishing

The Local Tourist is proud to present the following books by award-winning author Theresa L. Goodrich.

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Planning Your Perfect Road Trip

Ready to hit the road? Skip the stress and have an amazing adventure with this no-fluff guide to planning your perfect road trip.

Are road trips in your travel plans? Lucky you! Planning a road trip is exciting. The freedom. The anticipation. The lure of adventure. It’s all part of the experience.

What shouldn’t be part of the experience? Stress! Planning Your Perfect Road Trip makes planning your perfect road trip adventure easy, whether you’re going away for a weekend or taking a much longer getaway.


Midwest Road Trip Adventures Second Edition

Midwest Road Trip Adventures, 2nd Edition

Who says the Midwest is flyover country?

Ready to hit the road? Don’t miss this action-packed anthology highlighting the best road trips in the Midwest. Explore storied highways and byways, including Route 66, the Great River Road, Ohio River Scenic Byway, and Lincoln Highway.

From canyons in Kansas to authentic fish boils in Wisconsin to North America’s largest powwow in Nebraska, you’ll be astounded by how many cool things there are to see in these twelve states.

With over fifty scenic drives, you’re bound to find the perfect adventure. Get your copy and start planning your next road trip to remember today.


Living Landmarks of Chicago

Tantalizing tales and skyscraper stories: bringing Chicago’s landmarks to life

Living Landmarks of Chicago goes beyond the what, when, and where to tell the how and why of 50 Chicago landmarks. From the parlor used as a meat locker to the fight over the Field Museum, history comes to life in these tantalizing tales and skyscraper stories.


Living Landmarks of Chicago: Tantalizing tales and skyscraper stories; bringing Chicago's landmarks to life

Two Lane Gems, Vol. 1

Turkeys are Jerks and Other Observations from an American Road Trip

This fun and uplifting travel memoir is a road trip romp from the Chicago area to San Diego and back. Theresa L. Goodrich grabs her laptop, her camera, and her journal and makes (asks, she means, asks) her husband, Jim, to drive 6,479.5 miles through thirteen states so she can fulfill a childhood dream.


Two Lane Gems, Vol. 2

Bison are Giant and Other Observations from an American Road Trip

Theresa L. Goodrich and her ever-so-patient husband, Jim, embark on a cross-country adventure through the northwest. Departing from the Chicago-area, the couple heads for the Oregon coast with a loosey-goosey itinerary and a bucket of trail mix.


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