50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America

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Ten information-packed chapters make up this engaging guide to women's travel by best-selling travel expert Marybeth Bond. The short, true stories by women about their personal travel experiences, which open each chapter, are guaranteed to inspire readers to pack their bags, call a girlfriend, and say "let's go!" The trip choices range widely and entice-and suit every occasion, mood, and pocketbook. From fun-filled weekends in New York City, Quebec, and San Francisco to festive forays to Las Vegas and Savannah; ...
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Overview

Ten information-packed chapters make up this engaging guide to women's travel by best-selling travel expert Marybeth Bond. The short, true stories by women about their personal travel experiences, which open each chapter, are guaranteed to inspire readers to pack their bags, call a girlfriend, and say "let's go!" The trip choices range widely and entice-and suit every occasion, mood, and pocketbook. From fun-filled weekends in New York City, Quebec, and San Francisco to festive forays to Las Vegas and Savannah; from adventurous raft trips down the Colorado River to heli-hiking the Canadian Rockies; from high-spirited reunions in Ashland, Oregon, to soothing retreats in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and Hershey, Pennsylvania, there is truly something here for everyone. The book is filled with practical tips on roommate etiquette, safety, packing, budgeting, and other specific advice for the growing number of women-young, old, single, married, divorced, and widowed-who are hitting the road.
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Women have emerged in recent years as a growing demographic of separate travelers-either individually or in groups-fueling growth in tourism by Americans. These three books, each with a helpful approach, are aimed at women travelers. For the planning stage and for first-time travelers, there is Whitman's (web site publisher, www.forwormentravelingsolo.com) book, which is full of specific details regarding how to pack and how to book a trip. This one is best for the nervous newbie. Williamson (founder, TangoDiva.com) advises the solo female traveler but focuses on where to go instead of how to go. Arranged geographically, the 50 locations she describes are rated by culture, activity, weather, and social events; each includes resources and the top ten experiences, along with suggestions for preparing. There are also photos and anecdotes from travelers. This book will appeal to female travelers with varying levels of experience. Bond's book is similar to Fly Solo, as it also describes 50 travel locations, but it is aimed at groups of female travelers. Bond (Gutsy Women: Travel Tips and Wisdom for the Road) arranges her entries by type of vacation, including "Big City Getaways" and "Pampering Retreats," and limits her locations, unlike the other two volumes, to North America. Descriptions are shorter than in Williamson's book and are specific to the location and type of vacation, e.g., "Best Long Hike," "Best Shopping," and "Pamper Yourself" direct the reader only to Aspen, CO. Bond's title will be of interest to the largest range of readers; public libraries should buy it. Consider Fly Solo as another option for public libraries, and consider Wanderlust and Lipstick for public libraries with large travel collections.-Alison Hopkins, Northwest Territories Public Library Svcs., AK Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426200519
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 3/20/2007
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.02 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Marybeth Bond is an expert travel writer, consultant, and keynote speaker on women's travel. She has written extensively on the subject in magazines, newspapers, and in her Gutsy Women guides. She has been featured on Good Morning America, CBS News, CNN, Oprah Winfrey, and many other venues. Her many books include A Woman's World, winner of the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book award. When not on the road, Bond lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.
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Table of Contents


Introduction: Go Now!     9
Big City Getaways     15
San Francisco
Miami
New York City
Chicago
Quebec City
Spirit Boosters     33
Cajun Mardi Gras, Louisiana
Road Trip, Grand Circle Loop, Utah, Arizona, Bryce and Zion, Moab
Nashville, Tennessee, Grand ol Opry
Tanglewood, Massachusetts
Tetons, Wyoming, Hiking, Biking, with Yoga
Birthday Blowouts     65
Las Vegas, Nevada
Wine Country, Healdsburg, California
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest
Cruise East/Caribbean
Cruise West/Mexico
Family Bonding     87
Charleston, South Carolina
Aspen, Colorado
Ashland, Oregon
Cruise Alaska
Boston, Massachusetts
Adventure Escapes     113
Raft the Colorado, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Heli-hiking in the Canadian Rockies
Canoeing/Kayaking Maine
Hike inn-to-inn, Vermont
Discover the Cowgirl Within, Reno, Nevada
Friends Reunions     129
Asheville, North Carolina
Sedona, Arizona
Banff, Lake Louise, Alberta
Savannah, Georgia
San Diego, California
Best Places to Heal     161
Glacier Hiking, Montana
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Yoga Retreat, Sewall House, Maine
Key West, Florida
Big Sur, Carmel & Monterey, California
Golf Outings     187
Wigwam, Arizona
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Whistler, British Columbia
Palm Springs, California
The Homestead, Virginia
Pampering Retreats     207
New Age, New York
Deerfield,Pennsylvania
Lake Austin, Texas
Red Mountain, Utah
Rancho La Puerta, Mexico
Retail Therapy     227
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Berkshires, Massachusetts
Door County, Wisconsin
Berea, Kentucky
Mount Dora, Florida
Resources     253
Index     257
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