Wildsam City Field Guides

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To celebrate unique stories found while traveling, the seasoned explorers at Wildsam worked with local experts across the United States to create these city-specific field guides. Using interviews, essays, local history and hand-drawn illustrations, each guide lets you live the nuances of each city, pointing travelers to times they’ll remember forever. Its simple design and size makes it easy to carry around and take notes along the way.

  • Designed and crafted by Wildsam. Learn more.
  • 4”w x 1”d x 6.5”h.
  • 145p. paper travel guide.
  • Each field guide takes around 9 months to compile.
  • Designed in Texas, printed in Michigan.
Meet The Maker

Founded in 2012, Wildsam is an American travel brand that aspires to tell the true stories of places across the country. Inspired by the power of stories, honesty and roots, each guide provides an insight to the true ins-and-outs of each city covered.

Maker: Wildsam

We create: A series of American city field and travel guides

We use: Paper, ink and lots of stories

Based in: Austin, Texas, but we travel a lot!

Favorite local hangout: Astro Coffee in Detroit; Tartine Bakery in San Francisco; Station Inn in Nashville; Hote San Jose in Austin; Maison Premiere in Brooklyn.

Design should be: Classic

See more of what we make: wildsam.com or on Instagram @wildsam.

Spend a Wildsam day in Austin on our blog or see more Austin makers on our YouTube channel.

Shipping + Return Info

This special order item ships from the vendor to your home, arriving within 1-3 weeks of order receipt.

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