National Geographic : 1929 Feb
ALAM EDA 'County Se entero cernc CALIFORNIA Beautiful S LAKE TAHOE ' a O El Capitan "\t " YOSEMITE '.'. NationalPark , tn,. os"/; CENIC CALIFORNIA-a glorious wonderland of Nature's finest handiwork in greater variety than in any like area in the world-invites you. Desert stretches, ocean beaches, the only active volcano in continental United States, mountains which outstrip Switzerland, river resorts, medicinal springs which shame the famous spas of Europe, mountain lakes, tumbling torrents which have cut their way through solid granite, giant redwoods, unequaled anywhere; peaceful valleys, marvelous ocean drives-such is Scenic California. From your most advantageous headquarters-any of the cities of Alameda County, on the continental side of San Francisco Bay, the world's largest land locked harbor-every major attraction of Scenic California is a day's drive or less. Yosemite Valley is but six hours distant; Lake Tahoe or the Redwood Highway a week-end trip; the Russian River resorts only a three hours' drive. Broad concrete highways make driving a pleasure at all seasons of the year. Within Alameda County itself you can spend days of quiet, enjoyable rest and recreation. Here is the University of California at Berkeley, the Alameda beaches, excellent golf courses, the famous Oakland Airport-within a few minutes of your hotel. Alameda County includes in its metropolitan area 0 OAKLAND 0 BERKELEY 0 0 ALAMEDA Write the Chamber of Commerce of any of these cities for any informationyou desirefor a stay of any length in the center of Scenic California. Be sure to ask for Booklet 15. SELECT your trip abroad from 232 itiner aries covering all countries of Europe dur ing summer of 1929. Prices from $295 to $1074. England, Belgium, Holland, Germany and France, all expenses, $406. Tour prices include all necessary expenses from time of sailing until return. Congenial parties personally conducted by expert couriers. Delightful Tourist Third Cabin accommodations on Canadian Pacific Steamships via the scenic St. Lawrence "water boulevard" to Europe. College orchestras on shipboard just like a big house party! Large amount of motor travel in Europe. Thousands of satis fied clients recommend Guild tours. Ask for beautiful 40-page illustrated "Booklet E29." Art Crafts GUILD TRAVEL BUREAU Dept. 693, 180 No. Michigan Blvd., CHICAGO Beautiful Lawns the Modern Way The "Junior" Mower, shown here, travels on its own power, cuts 3 acres a day on a gallon of gas and has self-sharpening reel. A boy can oper ate it. Quality built throughout. Now Junior in its fourth successful year. The "Estate" Mower A highly-refined, Roller-type Power Mower with a 24-inch, self-sharpen ing reel. Preferred by experienced Europe. There's a Jacobsen Mower for every type of lawn. Write for free catalog JACOBSEN MFG. CO Dept. RR, Racine. Wis. Burpee's Seeds Grow The Vegetables and Flowers you would like to see growing in your garden -read all about them in Burpee's Annual It describes Burpee Quality Seeds, Bulbs and Plants. A million people use it as their garden guide. Write for your ANNUAL today. It's free. W. Atlee Burpee Co. Burpee Buildings Box 329 Philadelphia, Pa. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."