Backroads of New England: Your Guide to Scenic Getaways & Adventures - Second Edition by Kim Knox Beckius, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Backroads of New England: Your Guide to Scenic Getaways & Adventures - Second Edition

Backroads of New England: Your Guide to Scenic Getaways & Adventures - Second Edition

by Kim Knox Beckius
     
 

From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the distinct ridges of Vermont’s Mount Mansfield; from Connecticut’s Quiet Corner to the Kancamagus Highway through the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire; and from tiny Lubec, Maine, at the “Beginning of America,” to the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” at Point Judith, Rhode Island,

Overview

From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the distinct ridges of Vermont’s Mount Mansfield; from Connecticut’s Quiet Corner to the Kancamagus Highway through the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire; and from tiny Lubec, Maine, at the “Beginning of America,” to the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” at Point Judith, Rhode Island, thirty of New England’s most varied and vibrant attractions are presented here, inviting you to explore them. Backroads of New England—written and photographed by local experts—takes you on routes that lead to the region’s most secluded and overlooked natural areas and sites that capture New England’s colorful history. Whether you’re planning a day trip, looking for unusual destinations, or simply wanting to learn more about the locale, Backroads of New England will lead you deep into the soul of New England—beyond the bustling cities and common tourist attractions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760342398
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
05/07/2012
Edition description:
Second, Revised and Updated
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Kim Knox Beckius' previous books include Backroads of New England and The Everything Guide to New England. Since 1998, she has produced About.com's New England for Visitors web site (gonewengland.about.com), which offers a virtual tour of New England and provides weekly commentary on the region. She lives in Avon, Connecticut. William H. Johnson's work appears in Backroads of New England and in numerous magazines, calendars, cards, and exhibits. He was named Photographer of the Year by the New Hampshire Professional Photographer's Association and has earned several court of honor awards. He lives in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

William H. Johnson is a native New Englander who lives in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. For more than thirty years, his artistic landscapes have captured the spectacular New England countryside in all seasons. Johnson was the photographer for Backroads of New England and The New England Coast, and his images have appeared in numerous magazines, calendars, cards, exhibits, and advertising campaigns in New England and beyond. He was named Photographer of the Year by the New Hampshire Professional Photographer's Association, among other awards.

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