Explorer's Guide Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket

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Some of the greatest vacation delights in the U.S. are waiting for you right here. Beaches, lighthouses, nature preserves, bike trails, antiques shops, summer theatre, local artisans, nightlife— whatever your taste, budget, time frame, or interest, we’ve got you covered in Explorer's Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket.

Kim Grant, a 25-year veteran travel writer, has combed the Cape and islands yet again to research the ninth edition of this perennially popular ...

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Overview

Some of the greatest vacation delights in the U.S. are waiting for you right here. Beaches, lighthouses, nature preserves, bike trails, antiques shops, summer theatre, local artisans, nightlife— whatever your taste, budget, time frame, or interest, we’ve got you covered in Explorer's Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket.

Kim Grant, a 25-year veteran travel writer, has combed the Cape and islands yet again to research the ninth edition of this perennially popular guide. She provides readers with the best of the best: selective, up-to-date recommendations for lodgings of every stripe; hundreds of dining reviews covering everything from clam shacks to four-star restaurants; daylong itineraries for every pursuit; and much more. Follow Grant’s lead to find nature preserves, bike trails, beaches, lighthouses, antiques shops, local artisans, summer theatre, and nightlife—whatever your taste, budget, time frame, or interest, she never steers you wrong.

This opinion- and information-packed guide also includes up-to-date maps and an alphabetical “What’s Where” subject guide to help you plan your trip. Handy icons point out places that offer extra value, are family-friendly, welcome pets, provide free wifi, and are open year-round. The popular and eminently useful “A Perfect Day” feature offers ideas about how to spend your time, hour by hour, so you won’t miss the best opportunities.

Whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat or boisterous nightlife, bird-watching or whale-watching, ocean beaches or kettle ponds, drive-ins or professional theater, the Cape and islands offer them all. And the very best resource available to guide you is the tried-and-true Explorer’s Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket. Most readers come to think of it as a trusted friend.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881509489
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/2/2011
  • Series: Explorer's Complete Series
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 539,419
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Travel writer and photographer Kim Grant is acting Acquisitions Editor for The Countryman Press. Her photography appears in Explorer’s Guides to Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, the Berkshire Hills and Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York City, as well as other travel guides and national magazines. She is the author of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket: An Explorer's Guide and Hawaii: An Explorer’s Guide, plus several Lonely Planet guides. She divides her time between Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Sausalito, California.

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