The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains: An Explorer's Guide

The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains: An Explorer's Guide

by Jim Hargan
     
 

Professional travel writer and photographer Jim Hargan, a longtime resident of western North Carolina, is your guide to the hills and backroads of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains region of North Carolina and Tennessee.
Hargan reveals where to find local produce, crafts, and music, and leads travelers to the region's many historic homes and museums. In this

Overview

Professional travel writer and photographer Jim Hargan, a longtime resident of western North Carolina, is your guide to the hills and backroads of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains region of North Carolina and Tennessee.
Hargan reveals where to find local produce, crafts, and music, and leads travelers to the region's many historic homes and museums. In this third edition, he has updated recommendations for scenic drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway and gentle walks in the mountains; outdoor activities from white-water rafting to bicycling to hiking the Appalachian Trail.
In addition, this comprehensive and best-selling guide to the region includes opinionated listings of inns, B&Bs, hotels, and vacation cabins; hundreds of dining reviews, from barbecue to four-star cuisine; maps; an alphabetical “What's Where” subject guide to aid in trip planning; and handy icons that point out family-friendly establishments, wheelchair access, rainy day activities, and lodgings that accept pets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881507485
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Explorer's Complete Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Hargan is a world traveler whose writing and photographs have appeared in the New York Times, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Field & Stream, among many others. He the author of the Explorer's Guides The Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, The Photographer’s Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and The Photographer’s Guide to the Great Smoky Mountains. He lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

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