Insiders' Guide to Virginia's Blue Ridge

Overview

For sheer beauty and tranquility, nothing equals the flora, fauna, rivers, and lakes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley. But this region—once home to Thomas Jefferson and Booker T. Washington—is also rich in history and culture. This guide details everything this area has to offer for longtime residents, visitors, and retirees.

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Overview

For sheer beauty and tranquility, nothing equals the flora, fauna, rivers, and lakes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley. But this region—once home to Thomas Jefferson and Booker T. Washington—is also rich in history and culture. This guide details everything this area has to offer for longtime residents, visitors, and retirees.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This book should be standard equipment in all automobiles and backpacks traversing the Blue Ridge."—Virginia magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762734603
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: Insiders' Guide Series
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 793,012
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Alice Blackwell, features editor of The Daily Progress, was born in Staunton and now lives on the other side of the ridge, in the Charlottesville area.

Anne Patterson Causey came to the Charlottesville area by way of Virginia Beach. A writer and research specialist at the Special Collections Library of the University of Virginia, she has also worked in public relations and writes fiction in her spare time.

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Table of Contents

(1) Preface (2) Acknowledgments (3) How to Use This Book (4) Area Overview (5) Getting Around (6) Hotels and Motels (7) Bed-and-Breakfasts and Country Inns (8) Resorts (9) Restaurants (10) Nightlife (11) Shopping (12) Attractions (13) Kidstuff (14) The Arts (15) Annual Events and Festivals (16) The Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive (17) The Civil War (18) Wineries (19) Horse Country (20) Recreation (21) Skiing (22) Relocation (23) Education (24) Index (25 About the Authors)

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