Backroads of New England: Your Guide to New England¿s Most Scenic Backroad Adventures (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)
  • Backroads of New England: Your Guide to New England¿s Most Scenic Backroad Adventures (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)
  • Backroads of New England: Your Guide to New England¿s Most Scenic Backroad Adventures (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)

Backroads of New England: Your Guide to New England¿s Most Scenic Backroad Adventures (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)

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, thirty of New

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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 area’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 want 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. About the Author/Photographer: Kim Knox Beckius is the author of "The Everything Guide to New England". She has produced about.com’s New England Web site (www.gonewengland.about.com) since 1998. William H. Johnson has been the sole contributor to the "New England Seasons" calendar for the past ten years. His images have been published in textbooks, magazines, greeting cards, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586086
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Pictorial Discovery Guide Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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Gayot.com, Fall 2005 “While this is a book the traveler will return to time and again, it is just as likely to hold an esteemed spot on your coffee table. William H. Johnson’s photography captures New England in its vivid glory.”

Meet the Author

Since 1998, Kim Knox Beckius has produced About.com's New England for Visitors web site (http://gonewengland.about.com), taking Internet users on a virtual tour of New England and providing lively, weekly commentary on travel and events and insight into Yankee tradition, history, and ingenuity. Among her previous books are Backroads of New England, The New England Coast, and The Everything Guide to New England, and her writing and photography have been featured on several travel-related Web sites and magazines. She lives in Avon, Connecticut.

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