Quick Escapes St. Louis, 2nd Edition: 25 Weekend Getaways from the Gateway City

Quick Escapes St. Louis, 2nd Edition: 25 Weekend Getaways from the Gateway City

by Julie Gustafson, Linda Jarrett
     
 

Twenty-five quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Explore antebellum mansions, relive the days of the Pony Express, and pamper yourself with luxurious spa treatments on the Trip Back in Time escape. Discover award-winning wineries, browse in charming antiques and crafts shops, and dine on fabulous food on the

Overview

Twenty-five quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Explore antebellum mansions, relive the days of the Pony Express, and pamper yourself with luxurious spa treatments on the Trip Back in Time escape. Discover award-winning wineries, browse in charming antiques and crafts shops, and dine on fabulous food on the Missouri Wine Country escape. Visit a 19,0000-acre man-made lake, rent a pontoon boat or aqua cycle, or take a horseback ride, on the Wet and Wild (Life) Weekend escape.
Each escape includes detailed route maps; travel directions; destination highlights; activities for morning, afternoon, and evening; choice restaurants, picnic sites, and lodgings; special events and festivals; shopping; local sources of information.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"[A] terrific planning guide for short trips from St. Louis in every direction, complete with where to stay, what to do, where to shop, and what to order.... Outstanding." —David Lancaster, editor, WHERE St. Louis; "Quick Escapes St. Louis is a great getaway resource even if you don't live in St. Louis." —Carol Moczygemba, executive editor, Missouri Life magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762724758
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Quick Escapes Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,139,583
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Julie Mobley Gustafson writes numerous articles on many different subjects. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Linda F. Jarrett's articles appear regularly in local papers, such as St. Louis Dispatch, and national magazines. She also lives in St. Louis.

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