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Frommer's Virginia
     

Frommer's Virginia

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by Bill Goodwin
 

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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews

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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Meticulously researched by a longtime resident, and infinitely more detailed and complete than its major competitor, Frommer's Virginia has everything you need for the perfect trip. You'll rely on our honest, indepth reviews of accommodations in every price range (all based on personal inspections), from colonial inns and distinctive B&Bs to family-friendly motels. We'll bring you the latest on the dining scene, including sophisticated cafes, historic taverns, and down-home Southern barbecue joints.

With Frommer's in hand, you won't miss any of the highlights: Jefferson's Monticello, the solemn expanses of Arlington National Cemetery, charming small towns, colonial Williamsburg, the best trails in Shenandoah National Park, the sun and surf at Virginia Beach, and Civil War battlefields—plus the best fishing, golf, hiking, river rafting, foliage tours, and much more. You'll even get a free color fold-out map!

Author Biography: Bill Goodwin began his career as an award-winning newspaper reporter before serving as speechwriter and legal counsel for two U.S.senators. These days he spends as much time as possible exploring the ins and outs of other places with naturally hot air; he's also the author of Frommer's South Pacific.

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Frommer's guidebooks are packed with the essentials: maps, expert advice, and recommendations for the top places to eat, sleep, shop, and simply relax. Frommer's guides offer more hotel listings than most other series and also include an excellent opening chapter that highlights the best of each destination -- those absolute don't-miss experiences that will make your trip something special. Art, music, fine dining, and much more are covered in detail, with all costs, directions, and other vital information included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470507360
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/29/2010
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series , #737
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Born and raised in North Carolina near Hampton Roads, Bill Goodwin (www.billgoodwin.com) has lived in northern Virginia since 1979. He was an award-winning newspaper reporter for the Atlanta Journal before becoming a legal counsel and speechwriter for two U.S. senators, Sam Nunn of Georgia and Sam J. Ervin, Jr., of North Carolina. Now a full-time travel writer, Goodwin is also the author of Frommer’s South Pacific, Frommer’s Tahiti & French Polynesia, and Frommer's Fiji.

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Frommer's Virginia 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No info on state parks
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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