North Carolina Off the Beaten Path, 10th: A Guide to Unique Places

North Carolina Off the Beaten Path, 10th: A Guide to Unique Places

by Sara Pitzer
     
 

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let North Carolina Off the Beaten Path show you the Tar Heel State you never knew existed. Hop aboard a train and ride the rails on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Discover the past and hunt for artifacts at the Aurora Fossil Museum. Follow the fresco trail

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let North Carolina Off the Beaten Path show you the Tar Heel State you never knew existed. Hop aboard a train and ride the rails on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Discover the past and hunt for artifacts at the Aurora Fossil Museum. Follow the fresco trail and admire the work of renowned local artist Ben Long. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Praise for the Off the Beaten Path® series "For the traveler who enjoys the special, the unusual, and the unexpected."—The Traveler newsletter "Globe Pequot publishes some fine books in its 'Off the Beaten Path' series. . . . These books cover states that no other publisher covers thoroughly."—Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762773268
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Off the Beaten Path Series
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
275,925
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Read an Excerpt

At night you might spot the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights in Morganton. They've been attributed to everything from UF's to the spirits of dead Cherokees. Page 57

Meet the Author

Sara Pitzer is a newspaper columnist and transplanted Yankee who has been traveling in and writing about the South since 1983. She is the author of Myths and Mysteries of North Carolina (Globe Pequot Press)

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