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Day Trips from Memphis (Day Trips Series): Getaways Less Than Two Hours Away

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Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day Trips describes hundred of fascinating and exciting things to do, many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Memphis.Try your luck in Robinsonville at Fitzgerald's Casino on the banks of the Mississippi River. Experience the Old West in Hot Springs on a breakfast horseback-riding tour at Castleberry Riding Stables. Trace the history of blues, soul, and rock and roll music over the past century at the...
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Overview

Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day Trips describes hundred of fascinating and exciting things to do, many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Memphis.Try your luck in Robinsonville at Fitzgerald's Casino on the banks of the Mississippi River. Experience the Old West in Hot Springs on a breakfast horseback-riding tour at Castleberry Riding Stables. Trace the history of blues, soul, and rock and roll music over the past century at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.Satisfy your craving for barbecue at Demo's Barbecue & Smokehouse in Jonesboro, where they smoke their own pork.Each Day Trip includes: travel directions; destination highlights; other places to visit along the way; choice restaurants and lodging (including price ranges); shopping. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 208 pages, maps)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762710294
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Series: Day Trips Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Finlayson is an adjunct assistant professor of English at Rhodes College in Memphis. Previously, as communications specialist for AutoZone, Inc., she designed, wrote, and edited a variety of PR-related and corporate communications materials. In 1995 she served as private totor for the Saudi Royal Family in Paris, France. She now makes her home in Memphis.
Sally Pace is the assistant manager of the public relations department of AutoZone, Inc., where she develops promotional campaigns, generates coverage through local and national media,and creates.promotional pieces. She previously was assistant editor at Home & Garden Television, where she wrote and edited articles for HGTV Ideas magazine. She lives in Memphis.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi
Travel Tips xii
Using This Travel Guide xv
North
Day Trip 1
Mason 1
Covington 2
Ripley 5
Nutbush 6
Dyersburg 7
Day Trip 2
Millington 9
Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park 12
Day Trip 3
Union City 15
Tiptonville 18
Northeast
Day Trip 1
Jackson 23
Henderson 30
Day Trip 2
Paris 31
East
Day Trip 1
Cordova 36
Germantown 41
Collierville 44
Day Trip 2
Corinth 49
Shiloh 54
Day Trip 3
Adamsville 56
Savannah 58
Pickwick Dam 61
Day Trip 4
Somerville 64
La Grange 68
Southeast
Day Trip 1
Byhalia 71
Holly Springs 73
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