Short Trips in the Pacific Northwest: 52 Weekend Destinations From Seattle and Portland

Short Trips in the Pacific Northwest: 52 Weekend Destinations From Seattle and Portland

by Barry C. Anderson, Hilda Anderson
     
 
Hundreds of ideas for what to see and do are included in 52 revised and updated, easy-to-follow itineraries that take you throughout Washington and Oregon and across the border into British Columbia-from Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula to Vancouver Island, the Cascade Mountains, and beyond. Tour the wine country, visit an Indian reservation, view the

Overview

Hundreds of ideas for what to see and do are included in 52 revised and updated, easy-to-follow itineraries that take you throughout Washington and Oregon and across the border into British Columbia-from Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula to Vancouver Island, the Cascade Mountains, and beyond. Tour the wine country, visit an Indian reservation, view the magnificent falls at Columbia River Gorge, or browse for antiques in a nineteenth-century town. Ski, fish, hike, whale watch, or just sit and enjoy a concert under the stars. And don't forget to stop for tea at Victoria's grand old Empress Hotel. You can do it all within approximately 250 miles of Seattle or Portland. Travel directions are provided for each itinerary, as are updated listings of special events, restaurants, and lodgings.

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Booknews
Fifty-two easy-to-follow itineraries take weekend travelers on memorable trips in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia--all within approximately 250 miles of either Portland or Seattle. Travel directions are provided for each itinerary, as are directories listing special events and restaurants and lodgings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517575420
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/17/1992
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Barry and Hilda Anderson have been in the travel journalism business for more than 35 years and have written more than 1,500 articles for magazines and newspapers, including Better Homes and Gardens, Travel and Leisure, Modern Maturity, The Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Sun-Times. Hilda has written the "Short Trips  column for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for 17 years. They have also contributed to such major travel series as Fodor's, Shell Auto Club, and Fischer's USA. Both are past presidents of the Society of American Travel Writers. They live on Washington's Quimper Peninsula.

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