Explorer s Guide Georgia Second Edition

Author: Carol Thalimer
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577747
Release Date: 2012-12-03
Genre: Travel

Georgia is one of the top domestic travel destinations in the U.S. From ancient mountains and winding rivers to charming towns, plush coastal island communities, and the lively metropolis of Atlanta, Georgia: An Explorer's Guide offers a vast variety of opportunities for travelers of many interests. In this all-new guide, veteran travel writers Carol and Dan Thalimer lead you on the ultimate exploration of the Peach Tree State, showing you where to find the best barbeque, white-water rafting, historic battlefields, cultural opportunities, and much more. This revised edition includes hundreds of dining recommendations, from roadside eateries to fine cuisine. Opinionated listings of inns, B&Bs, hotels, vacation cabins, and campgrounds are also featured. Other features include: 15 up-to-date regional and city maps; an alphabetical “What's Where” guide for trip planning; handy icons that point out best values, wheelchair access, family- and pet-friendly activities and establishments.

Explorer s Guide New Mexico Second Edition

Author: Sharon Niederman
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577365
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Travel

An illuminating, in-depth guide that ventures beyond the major destinations and interstates to the real, living New Mexico and its small towns, two-lane roads, hometown cafés, ghost towns, sacred sites, historic structures, and spectacular natural landscapes. New Mexico author Sharon Niederman has been traveling, writing about, and photographing her home state for over two decades. In this second revised and updated edition of Explorer’s Guide New Mexico, she brings home the best of New Mexico’s cuisine, lodging, and natural environment. With this comprehensive guide, you can explore spectacular, breathtaking hikes and drives; discover treasures created by local artists; find festivals that celebrate native traditions; get indispensable advice on local attractions; and meet the people who will make your visit to the Land of Enchantment the experience of a lifetime. As with all Explorer’s Guides, handy icons point out places of extra value, family-friendly establishments, wheelchair access, and lodgings that accept pets. An introductory section provides an outstanding overview of facts and figures, recreational opportunities, scenic byways, monuments, and historic timelines.

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in the North Georgia Mountains Walks Hikes Backpacking Trips from Lookout Mountain to the Blue Ridge to the Chattooga River Second

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577228
Release Date: 2013-06-03
Genre: Travel

Lace up your boots, grab this guide, and explore the great outdoors! Few hikers know this gem of a region as well as Johnny Molloy. He’ll take you to waterfalls, overlooks, gigantic trees, historic sites, and primitive wildernesses in significant spots such as Tallulah Gorge, Springer Mountain, and the Chattooga River.

Explorer s Guide Washington Second Edition

Author: Denise Fainberg
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577853
Release Date: 2012-06-04
Genre: Travel

Iconic sites like Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, and Grand Coulee Dam are complemented by those undiscovered places that only a longtime local can show you. From the eastern deserts to the western rainforests, Washington is home to some of the most varied and beautiful places in the country. Iconic sites like Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, and Grand Coulee Dam are complemented by those unknown and undiscovered places that only a longtime local like the author can show you.

Explorer s Guide North Florida the Florida Panhandle Includes St Augustine Panama City Pensacola and Jacksonville Second Edition

Author: Sandra Friend
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577914
Release Date: 2012-06-04
Genre: Travel

This guide covers all of North Florida and the Panhandle south through Gainesville, including Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine. Whether you’re looking for a vacation spot on the Gulf Coast, a wild river to paddle, a dramatic waterfall, or a historic homestead to visit, seasoned travel writers Friend and Wolf show you the best of everything in the region. Coverage includes Gainesville, Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine, with hundreds of authoritative and dependable lodging and dining recommendations for the entire area.

Explorer s Guide South Florida Includes Sarasota Naples Miami the Florida Keys Second Edition

Author: Sandra Friend
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579024
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Travel

This completely revised second edition of the definitive South Florida guidebook offers coverage of Tampa, the Gulf Coast, South Beach, Miami, and the Keys. In diverse, exciting South Florida you might catch a glimpse of an endangered Florida panther in a nature preserve in the morning and visit a four-star restaurant and world-class nightclub that evening. This rich destination welcomes visitors from all over the world with its vibrant arts communities and multicultural historic sites, luxurious seaside resorts and lush forests, and some of the best fishing and diving in the United States. With cattle ranches and citrus groves all the way down to the mighty swamps of the Everglades and Big Cypress there are endless opportunities for exploration and discovery for singles, couples, and families. From eco-friendly establishments and environmental information about the region to its trendy nightlife, out-of-the-way attractions, and best beach hotels, Explorer’s Guide South Florida is a thorough introduction to an alluring place that tourists as well as locals simply shouldn’t miss. Detailed maps, an index, an alphabetical “What’s Where” subject guide, and helpful icons that highlight places that offer special value, are pet-, gay-, and family-friendly, and are wheelchair accessible round out this incredible resource, your perfect travel companion.

Explorer s Guide West Virginia Second Edition

Author: Leonard M. Adkins
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579260
Release Date: 2011-05-02
Genre: Travel

More than half of the country's population lives within a day's drive of West Virginia, and savvy travelers have known that it is the playground of the East. Whether you’d like to visit historic sites; take scenic drives or walking tours; go hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, or fishing; or take in museums small and large, author Leonard Adkins steers you to the best that West Virginia has to offer. The locals know where to find hidden swimmin’ holes, waterfalls, and the best barbecue joints, and now you will too! Features detailed, opinionated reviews of dining and lodging places as well as tools to help you plan and make the most of your trip.

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in Central Florida Second Edition

Author: Sandra Friend
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579383
Release Date: 2011-01-04
Genre: Travel

A hike for every interest and ability! Florida’s landscape is a marvel of diversity, and Central Florida is its pinnacle. Footpaths range through salt marshes, river floodplains, and along coastal dunes and beaches. Trails pass through desert-like scrub islands, jungle-like hydric hammocks, and deep, dark bayous. There’s no better way to take in this natural world than by walking it. Ranging from 1 to 43 miles in length, each hike includes mile-by-mile directions, a topographic map, and information on hike duration, mileage, and trail conditions. This new edition includes 20 new places to explore, from hidden urban gems like the Circle Bar B Ranch in Lakeland and Ponce Preserve in Daytona Beach to the quiet rural landscapes of Catfish Creek State Park and Chinsegut Hill. Old standards like Tenoroc, Disney Wilderness Preserve, and Silver River State Park have been revisited and updated to keep you informed of changes in their trail systems.

A Visitor s Guide to South Georgia

Author: Sally Poncet
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691156583
Release Date: 2012-10-28
Genre: Nature

This is the only illustrated guide specifically tailored to the needs of visitors to this remote and captivating part of the world, and it is the ideal book for armchair naturalists. A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia features hundreds of color photographs of the diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery to be found at this unique tourist destination. It includes extensive and up-to-date coverage of all wildlife groups--from albatrosses and petrels to seals and penguins--as well as color maps and detailed information for the 23 key visitor sites. This stunning photographic guide describes the history, geology, and culture of South Georgia. It also provides a checklist of all fauna and flora as well as valuable tips for visitors to the islands, and the book's wirebound format enables it to fold out flat for easy use in a water-protective holder. Features hundreds of photos Covers all wildlife groups Includes maps and information for the 23 key visitor sites Describes South Georgia's unique history, geology, and culture Provides a checklist of all fauna and flora Gives valuable tips for visitors

Explorer s Guide Palm Beach Fort Lauderdale Miami the Florida Keys A Great Destination Second Edition

Author: Trish Riley
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579727
Release Date: 2009-01-05
Genre: Travel

Find the perfect spot for your beach blanket as you follow Trish to spectacular sun-splashed locations the crowds have yet to discover. With this guide, travel planning Florida's Gold Coast is a breeze. This is the ultimate guide for discriminating travelers who desire authentic experiences rather than canned entertainment—the natural beauty and rhythms of destinations instead of carbon-copy hotels with commonplace restaurants. Organized from Palm Beach south to Key West, this updated edition looks beyond the obvious and shares the unique, off-beat side of Florida. It even includes eco-friendly tips and environmental information about the region. Author Trish Riley has scoured the area for legendary chefs and local harvests, historic downtown districts, cozy inns, and sizzling beaches. Whether you enjoy camping out or savoring fine linen sheets, bird-watching or deep-sea fishing, here you will find the most up-to-date advice to make your trip unforgettable. Find out why the Explorer's Great Destinations series is “consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered. Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture, and history.”—National Geographic Traveler

Explorer s Guide Cape Canaveral Cocoa Beach Florida s Space Coast A Great Destination Second Edition

Author: Dianne Marcum
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579369
Release Date: 2011-02-07
Genre: Travel

Explore Brevard County with this updated edition of the definitive guidebook to the area. Visitors and residents alike will enjoy exploring Brevard County, a recreational paradise where the high-tech space program exists alongside amazing natural areas like the Indian River Lagoon estuary—the most diverse marine estuary in the U.S. Comprehensive listings make this your most informative and entertaining vacation-planning tool.

Explorer s Guide North Carolina s Outer Banks Crystal Coast A Great Destination Second Edition

Author: Renee Wright
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581577358
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Travel

Let this guide show you why the Outer Banks is one of the most unique and interesting places in the U.S. to visit. The Outer Banks preserves history and traditions lost to more urban areas of the eastern U.S. Whether it’s wild Banker ponies, historic Kitty Hawk, or hidden beaches that visitors would otherwise never find, author Renee Wright leads you to her Wright Choices.”

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in West Virginia Walks Hikes and Backpacks from the Allegheny Mountains to the Ohio River Second Edition Explorer s 50 Hikes

Author: Leonard M. Adkins
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581571745
Release Date: 2013-06-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"West Virginia native and long-distance hiker and author Leonard M. Adkins has walked more than 400 miles to uncover 50 hikes available to outdoor travelers of all ages and abilities. From rugged Allegheny Mountain summits to the banks of the Ohio River, the author leads you to hikes beside rushing streams and crashing waterfalls, up to windswept plains whose flora and fauna resemble that of Canada's, and into hill country's hidden valleys. Other journeys traverse rocky mountain crests, reveal far-reaching vistas, travel miles of nearly level rail-trails, and explore historic sites and Civil War battlefields. One hike passes by a listing wooden shelter once used by President Lyndon B. Johnson; another goes into a series of tunnels cut through the mountains. The shortest hike is 0.5 mile, the longest is a challenging multiday backpacking trek on the state's premier long-distance route, the Allegheny Trail. An overview chart provides information on the 50 hikes at a glance, making it easy to choose the hike that's right for you. Each hike description includes trailhead directions, total distance, hiking time, vertical rise, a detailed account of the route, and a topographic map"-- Publishers website.

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in Maryland

Author: Leonard M. Adkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 0881507768
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Citing recent upgrades in the trail systems under the Maryland Division of Natural Resources, a hiker's reference covers new and changed routes while identifying trails that have closed, in a guide that provides additional data on "Leave No Trace" ethics and updated contact information. Original.

The Columbia Guide to Online Style

Author: Janice R. Walker
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231506984
Release Date: 2006-09-25
Genre: Reference

The Columbia Guide to Online Style is the standard resource for citing electronic and electronically accessed sources. It is also a critical style guide for creating documents electronically for submission for print or electronic publication. Updated and expanded, this guide now explains how to cite technologies such as Web logs and pod casts; provides more guidance on translating the elements of Columbia Online Style (COS) citations for use with existing print-based formats (such as MLA, APA, and Chicago); and features additional guidelines for producing online and print documents based on new standards of markup language and publication technologies. This edition also includes new bibliographic styles for humanities and scientific projects; examples of footnotes and endnotes for Chicago-style papers; greater detail regarding in-text and parenthetic reference and footnote styles; an added chapter on how to locate and evaluate sources for research in the electronic age; and new examples for citing full-text or full-image articles from online library databases, along with information on how to credit the source of graphics and multimedia files. Staying ahead of rapidly evolving technologies, The Columbia Guide to Online Style continues to be a vital tool for online researchers.