About the Book

Image of Watch It Made in the USA book cover.

Karen Axelrod & Bruce Brumberg
Fourth Edition
ISBN: 1-59880-000-0
US $21.95

Published by
Avalon Travel Publishing

The book is available on Amazon.com.

"Unusual travel opportunities, and they're closer than you think..."

- Good Morning America

"Forget Willy Wonka-
this (is) the real thing . . . wonderful."

- Philadelphia Inquirer

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste gets into the tube? How stripes get on a candy cane? More than just a travel guide, Watch It Made In the U.S.A. helps you experience firsthand the products, companies, technology, and workers that fuel our economy, from Boeing to Ben & Jerry's, Hallmark to Harley-Davidson. Whether you're curious about jelly beans or journalism, tea or teddy bears, you can count on factory-tour experts Karen Axelrod and Bruce Brumberg to help you and your family visit hundreds of companies all across America.

This NEW edition includes:

  • Over 60 new in-depth featured tours, including the Ford Rouge plant in Michigan, CNN's studios in New York City, and NASA sites in Florida and California
  • Fully-updated profiles of factory tours and company museums
  • New regional organization with helpful maps for trip-planning
  • Advice for business travelers, families, teachers, and field-trip leaders, plus a section "For Kids, by Kids"
  • Information on tour hours and admission fees (often free!), age and group requirements, and disabled access
  • Details on free samples, gift shops, and real factory outlets

Hammonds Candies Hallmark
John Deere Toyota