Maine: An Explorer's Guide

Maine: An Explorer's Guide

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by Christina Tree, Elizabeth Roundy Richards
     
 

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The Swiss Army knife of guidebooks, this is the standard that all other Maine travel guides are judged by.
This bestseller continues to expand and has more than 25 maps.

New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:


  • Activities jump off the page

  • Find lodging, dining—and more—

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Overview

The Swiss Army knife of guidebooks, this is the standard that all other Maine travel guides are judged by.
This bestseller continues to expand and has more than 25 maps.

New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:


  • Activities jump off the page

  • Find lodging, dining—and more— town by town at a glance

  • Helpful hints such as community information and local guidance are easier than ever to see!

  • Highlights stand out

Editorial Reviews

Maine Times
A narrative blend of hard fact, informed opinion, and pure style.
Travel and Leisure
The most encyclopedic and useful guide to the state.
Library Journal - Library Journal
Originally published in 1982 and now in its ninth edition, this work by Tree (coauthor of three other Explorer's Guides) and Roundy (a Maine native and a writer for the Maine Office of Tourism) has been expanded and updated to reflect Maine's broader entry into the tourism industry. Logically and geographically organized into seven regional sections, each with clear maps, the book richly lists what to see and do; where to shop, eat, and stay; and annual special events. Phone numbers, readily identifiable addresses, hours of operation, approximate costs, and marvelously detailed explanations of selected facilities are included. The writing is accessible, and the information appears to be correct, current, and unbiased. Empty-nesters and active senior citizens in particular will find this book a boon for information on leisurely getaways and explorations. Some knowledge of Maine's geography would be helpful in deciding where, when, and what to see and do. Overall, this is a good buy for public libraries with patron interest in this topic. (Photos and many maps not seen.)--Scott R. Johnson, Whittemore Park Middle Sch., Conway, SC Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881504927
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
10TH
Pages:
680
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.27(d)

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