13.9Quick Escapes Philadelphia, 3rd: 22 Weekend Getaways from the City of Brotherly Love

13.9Quick Escapes Philadelphia, 3rd: 22 Weekend Getaways from the City of Brotherly Love

by Marilyn Odesser-Torpey
     
 
Too much work? Too much worry? Need a change of scene?
Twenty-two quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city:


• Whisk the kids to the state capital for a free tour of the capitol building, have lunch at the famed Broad Street Market, then hop over to Hershey to see how

Overview

Too much work? Too much worry? Need a change of scene?
Twenty-two quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city:


• Whisk the kids to the state capital for a free tour of the capitol building, have lunch at the famed Broad Street Market, then hop over to Hershey to see how chocolate bars are made in the Harrisburg and Hershey escape.
• Stroll among cozy gingerbread cottages, sample your favorite seaside sweets, climb a lighthouse for panoramic views, and stay at a comfortable Victorian inn in the Cape May escape.
• Explore any one of sixty hiking trails, “float” or fish on peaceful backwater streams, dine at casual cafes, and rest at a mountaintop retreat in the Delaware Water Gap escape.

Inside you will find:
• Detailed route maps • Travel directions • Destination highlights • Activities for morning, afternoon, and evening • Choice restaurants, picnic sites, and lodgings • Special events and festivals • Shopping • Local sources of information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762727551
Publisher:
GPP Travel
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Quick Escapes Series
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Marilyn Odesser-Torpey is the editor and chief copywriter for the Pennsylvania Wine Traveler and also writes features for Philadelphia Magazine, Elegant Wedding, and Main Line Today magazines. She lives in Narberth, Pennsylvania.

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