Quick Escapes from San Francisco: 30 Weekend Trips from the Bay Area

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If you've had it with the daily grind, pack your bags, grab this guide, and hit the road! This handy, informative book includes 26 itineraries, travel directions, destination highlights, activities for morning and afternoon, choice restaurants and lodgings, special events and festivals, detailed maps, and shopping other local sources of information. Take the Upper Napa Valley Escape and find yourself visiting wineries, sampling microbrews, and enjoying a stay at a top-notch B&B. Try the Heart of the Mother ...
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Overview

If you've had it with the daily grind, pack your bags, grab this guide, and hit the road! This handy, informative book includes 26 itineraries, travel directions, destination highlights, activities for morning and afternoon, choice restaurants and lodgings, special events and festivals, detailed maps, and shopping other local sources of information. Take the Upper Napa Valley Escape and find yourself visiting wineries, sampling microbrews, and enjoying a stay at a top-notch B&B. Try the Heart of the Mother Lode Escape for exploring the beautiful California Caverns and antiquing in the town of Sutter Creek. Or venture out on the Old Tahoe on the West Shore Escape for touring a Queen Anne-style mansion and strolling through the Blackwood Canyon Wilderness. With this handy guide at your fingertips, it's never a bad time to get out of town!
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If you're already based in San Francisco, how bad can your three-day weekend be? But hey, the point is travel, and there's still plenty to see outside the city limits. So pack a bag and let this handy guide do your planning for you, with detailed options including scenic destinations, restaurants and places to stay, and special attention to exciting outdoor activities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564408907
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/1996
  • Series: Quick Escapes Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 5.49 (w) x 8.45 (h) x 0.69 (d)

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If you need a break from the city and have only the weekend to travel, this convenient guide is your passport to pleasure. Quick Escape contains complete plans for 30 weekend getaways within hours of the Bay Area. Choose a destination and then let this book lead you away from crowded thoroughfares to the comfortable surroundings and scenic splendor for which California is famous. These pages contain all the information necessary to arrange a delightful minivacation, inculding suggestions on where to stay, what to see, and where to eat. Pack an overnight bag with a corkscrew, binoculars, and this book, and head out of the city to revitalize your workaday spirits.

Complete itineraries for your convenience:

  • Visit a few wineries, sample some microbrews, and enjoy a stay at one of many top-notch B&Bs on the Anderson Valley Escape.
  • Relive the days of the gold rush at a fascinating history museum, explore the beautiful California Caverns, and go antiquing in the town of Sutter Creek on the Heart of the Mother Lode escape.
  • Tour a Queen Anne-style summer mansion, stroll through the Blackwood Canyon wilderness, and take a boat ride on the Old Tahoe on the West Shore escape.

    Whenever you wish to satisfy your urge to travel, use this book for quick, easy access to both popular attractions and little known retreats that make for enchanting weekends.

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