Frommer's Family Vacations in the National Parks, 2nd Edition

Frommer's Family Vacations in the National Parks, 2nd Edition

by Charles P. Wohlforth


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764563638
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/15/2002
Series: Frommer's Park Guides Series
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

About the Author Charles Wohlforth is a writer of books and magazine articles who lives in Anchorage, Alaska. His other book for Hungry Minds is Frommer's Alaska. With his wife, Barbara, an elementary school teacher, and their children, Robin, Julia, Joseph, and Rebecca, Wohlforth spends much of each summer camping, hiking, and boating in Alaska. In the winter the family cross-country skis and ice-skates. He welcomes e-mail from readers with questions, ideas, or criticisms at, or check for more writings and answers to others' questions. Postal mail can be sent through the publisher.

Table of Contents

PART I: Taking Kids to the National Parks.

1. Planning Your Trip.

PART II: The Eastern Seaboard.

2. Moving Water, Moving Land.

3. Acadia National Park.

4. Cape Cod National Seashore.

5. Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

PART III: The Great Smoky Mountains.

6. Bringing Back the Past.

7. Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

PART IV: The Southwest.

8. Layers upon Layers.

9. Grand Canyon National Park.

10. Glen CanYon National Recreation Area.

11. Zion National Park.

12. Bryce Canyon National Park.

PART V: The Rockies.

13. The Nature of High Places.

14. Yellowstone National Park.

15. Grand Teton National Park.

16. Rocky Mountain National Park.

PART VI: The Sierra Nevada.

17. Rock, Life & Change.

18. Yosemite National Park.

19. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.

PART VII: The West Coast.

20. Ecology: Fitting It Together.

21. Point Reyes National Seashore.

22. Olympic National Park.


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