Adventuring Along the Southeast Coast: The low Country, Beaches, and Barrier Islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

Adventuring Along the Southeast Coast: The low Country, Beaches, and Barrier Islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

by John Bowen

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Adventuring Along the Southeast Coast: The low Country, Beaches, and Barrier Islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia by John Bowen

The coastal regions of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia feature some of our nation's greatest natural treasures: an abundance of superb beaches, barrier islands, estuaries and lagoons, bays and sounds, marshes and forests, rivers and streams. Here are such pristine natural sites as the Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Francis Marion National Forest, Cumberland Island National Seashore, and Hunting Island State Park. The region's wealth of cultural and historic attractions ranges from Revolutionary War battlefields and Civil War-era forts to magnificent gardens and plantation homes to thousands of historic buildings in Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia. A valuable reference for visitors and locals alike, this completely revised and updated edition of Adventuring Along the Southeast Coast features:
 ¸  An overview of the region's natural history and political history, from pre-Columbian through Colonial times to the present day
 ¸  Details on a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities: boating, canoeing, fishing, diving, hunting, biking, hiking, beachcombing, bird-watching, camping, and horseback riding
 ¸  Tips on where to find campgrounds, boat ramps and marinas, local events and festivals, museums and historic sites, historic hotels and inns, resorts and sight-seeing tours, bike paths and golf courses, and much more
 ¸  A comprehensive bibliography, and appendices that detail climate, list flora and fauna, and provide addresses and phone numbers for accommodations, tourist agencies, and conservation organizations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578050239
Publisher: Sierra Club Books
Publication date: 02/10/1999
Series: Adventure Travel Guides Series
Pages: 397
Product dimensions: 5.35(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.98(d)

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