Great Towns of America

Travel and Relocation

Guidebooks & eBooks


About the Authors

David and Joan Vokac

David and Joan Vokac are full-time travel writers based in San Diego. Their books focus on America's top towns for those seeking havens combining natural beauty, recreation and culture. All of their books feature the best attractions, restaurants and lodgings in each exciting locale.

David Vokac has been a full-time travel writer since 1983 and has written twenty print travel guidebooks in addition to travel articles and numerous eBooks. He was born in Chicago and grew up on a ranch near Cody, Wyoming. He taught classes in land economics while completing a master's degree in geography at the University of Arizona. In Denver, he was in charge of economic analysis for community renewal. In San Diego he was in charge of park development for unincorporated villages.

Joan Vokac, co-author of The Great Towns of America, second edition, was born and raised in New Jersey. She has a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University and a Master's degree from the University of Michigan. She completed a thirty-year career as a planner for unincorporated towns in San Diego County. For the past decade, Joan has been working with David in writing and revising the "Great Towns" series as books and eBooks, and is the webmaster for

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