Lonely Planet Launches eBook Series Based on ‘Best Trips’

Travel publisher Lonely Planet has partnered with digital publishing company Inkling to create a new series of enhanced eBooks for iOS devices called Best Trips.

The eBook editions of the Best Trips series are interactive and dynamic. Like their print counterparts, they offer travelers suggestions for people who want to explore a region by car. They include recommendations on hotels and restaurants, as well as for fun activities. The eBook editions allow users to click to call or click to book online, and they feature interactive maps, and a weather forecasting tool. Each eBook has 30 trips that range from two days to two weeks.

The collection includes travel guides to California, Italy, New England, Ireland and France, among others. They are currently available for $14.99 through Inkling or as individual apps in Apple’s App Store.