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Moon Take a Hike Washington, D.C.: Hikes within Two Hours of the City
     

Moon Take a Hike Washington, D.C.: Hikes within Two Hours of the City

by Theresa Dowell Blackinton
 

Historic grounds, mountain terrain, beachside and waterfalls surround Washington, D.C. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Washington, D.C. is more than a trek around town. Travel writer Theresa Blackinton shows you the best hikes in and around Washington in the area. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to reach by car, with

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Historic grounds, mountain terrain, beachside and waterfalls surround Washington, D.C. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Washington, D.C. is more than a trek around town. Travel writer Theresa Blackinton shows you the best hikes in and around Washington in the area. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to reach by car, with details on public transportation options and clear directions on how to reach the trailhead. Blackinton has compiled lists of her favorite hikes including:

Best Historical Hikes
Best Summit Views
Best Waterfall Hikes
Best Kid-Friendly Hikes
Best Butt-Kicker Hikes
Best for Viewing Wildlife
Best for Solitude

Let Blackinton show you all the worthwhile hikes, from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more advanced hikes. Each hike profile contains practical information including point-by-point trail navigation, contact information, facilities, fees, parking instructions, and an easy-to-use map for each trail. From Metropolitan D.C, to Shenandoah National Park, and onto Chesapeake Bay, your trip begins with Moon Take a Hike Washington, D.C.

Editorial Reviews

When footloose freelance writer Theresa Dowell Blackinton set out to explore hinterlands around Washington, D.C., she definitely brought a notebook. Her Moon Outdoors series addition is full of pertinent details about hikes within a two-hour drive of our capital city. Each of her hike profiles contains useful information on trailhead location, point-by-point navigation, contact information, nearby facilities, fees, parking instructions, and, not least, an easy-to-read trail map.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598802092
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Series:
Moon Outdoors Travel Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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