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Scenic Driving South Carolina

Author : John Clark
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This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the Palmetto State's scenic byways and back roads.

Scenic Driving New Mexico

Author : Laurence Parent
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With over 30 carefully selected scenic drives, this book offers myriad ways to explore the Land of Enchantment. Pass through the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, stop in the ghost town of Madrid, or gaze at the immense caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Exploring North Carolina s Natural Areas

Author : Dirk Frankenberg
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North Carolina boasts a natural environment of exceptional richness and diversity. From the mountains to the coast, the state is home to an extraordinary variety of publicly accessible sites that showcase aspects of its ecology, geology, biology, and natural history. This book leads the reader on thirty-eight field trips to some of the most interesting and instructive of these natural landscapes. Written by leading naturalists from across the state, this collection of "eco-tours" includes excursions to each of its four major regions: the coast, the Coastal Plain, the Piedmont, and the mountains. Each trip traces a thirty- to seventy-mile driving route that connects preserved areas, hiking trails, scenic overlooks, nature trails, and other sites of interest. All entries provide a map of the route, describe what can be seen and learned along the way, and discuss especially noteworthy features. An essential resource for anyone who treasures North Carolina's natural heritage, this book will inspire and inform travelers throughout the Tar Heel state.

Talladega Scenic Drive Completion Bulls Gap to Piedmont

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Camping North Carolina

Author : Melissa Watson
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Camping North Carolina provides useful information about public campgrounds in the state of North Carolina. Within each of the campground listings is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, dates of operation, available facilities, and recreational activities. You will also find many fun and exciting things to do in the surrounding areas of each campground, from hang gliding on the Outer Banks to zip lining in the mountains, watching the wild mustangs run on the beach, or simply sitting by a waterfall. Also included is helpful information about camping basics and etiquette, camping with children, and the state's diverse and abundant wildlife. Pack up the tent, load the RV, and hit the road. With this guide in hand, North Carolina is yours to explore.


Author : The Editors of Southern Living
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Some of the South's serendipitous charms lie around the bend of a less-traveled road - an oyster shack, a hillside lit up by wildflowers, a Delta juke joint. Follow our advice in Southern Living Best Drives & Dives to chart an iconic path across the South, and create a memorable drive of your own.

Explorer s Guide North Carolina Explorer s Complete

Author : Jim Hargan
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With Explorer’s Guides, expert authors and helpful icons make it easy to locate places of extra value, family-friendly activities, and excellent restaurants and lodgings. Regional and city maps help you get around and What’s Where provides a quick reference on everything from tourist attractions to off-the-beaten-track sites. From America’s most popular national parks to the sands of the Outer Banks to the cool peaks of the tallest mountains in the East, writer/photographer Jim Hargan covers everything worth seeing and doing in his home state. Explore wilderness areas on bicycle or by kayak, visit sleepy hamlets or lively downtowns, enjoy fine dining or country cooking on your quest for the authentic Tarheel experience.

North Carolina s Best Wildflower Hikes

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Acclaimed author, photographer, and North Carolina native Kevin Adams is your guide on this delightful series of colorful hikes through the Tar Heel State's high country. With lively text, beautiful photography, detailed maps, and informative wildflower profiles, this guidebook is sure to enhance and expand your appreciation of North Carolina's Appalachian landscape.

NC 12

Author : Dawson Carr
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Connecting communities from Corolla in the north to Ocracoke Island in the south, scenic North Carolina Highway 12 binds together the fragile barrier islands that make up the Outer Banks. Throughout its lifetime, however, NC 12 has faced many challenges—from recurring storms and shifting sands to legal and political disputes—that have threatened this remarkable highway's very existence. Through the unique lens of the road's rich history, Dawson Carr tells the story of the Outer Banks as it has unfolded since a time when locals used oxcarts to pull provisions from harbors to their homes and the Wright Brothers struggled over mountainous dunes. Throughout, Carr captures the personal stories of those who have loved and lived on the Outer Banks. As Carr relates the importance of NC 12 and its transformation from a string of beach roads to a scenic byway joining miles of islands, he also chronicles the history of a region over the last eighty-five years, showing how the highway and the residents of the Outer Banks came to rely on each other.

Hiking Big Bend National Park

Author : Laurence Parent
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Fully updated and revised, this comprehensive guide features forty-seven trails in Big Bend National Park.