Backroads & Byways of Virginia: Drives, Daytrips & Weekend Excursions

Overview

With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled.
Diverse Virginia has always attracted visitors and residents alike with its mountains, beaches, and cities. In this book you’ll find 15 itineraries for inviting drives and day trips. Follow the Crooked Road, a music trail; hit all the points in the historic triangle of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown; and wend your way along the Blue Ridge Parkway through some of the loveliest scenery the ...

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Overview

With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled.
Diverse Virginia has always attracted visitors and residents alike with its mountains, beaches, and cities. In this book you’ll find 15 itineraries for inviting drives and day trips. Follow the Crooked Road, a music trail; hit all the points in the historic triangle of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown; and wend your way along the Blue Ridge Parkway through some of the loveliest scenery the region has to offer. If you’re looking for great places to go beyond the DC suburbs and Virginia Beach, reach for this guide; there’s something here to please everyone.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881509045
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/14/2010
  • Series: Backroads & Byways Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 626,866
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Lohmann was born and raised in Virginia. He has been sports writer, feature writer, and columnist, most recently for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Lohmann and his family live in Richmond.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 11

1 A Shore Thing 17

2 Island Getaway 31

3 The Northern Neck 43

4 Historic Triangle 53

5 These Old Houses 63

6 Road to Revolution 73

7 The Longest Road 83

8 By George 95

9 From Stonewall to Madison 107

10 Mr. Jefferson's Neighborhood 115

11 Road to Appomattox 127

12 The Valley Pike 137

13 Mountain Hideaways 151

14 Garden Spot 161

15 Going Nowhere In Particular 171

16 Skyline Drive 181

17 Be Prepared To Stop 187

18 The Crooked Road 199

19 Wilderness Road 221

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  • Posted July 13, 2012

    Highly Recommended!!

    Purchased as a gift for some friends who are moving to the area, they absolutely LOVED the book, they love travelling the 'back roads" and were thrilled to get this book...It was just what they wanted and were very excited about marking special places they wanted to visit!!

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