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New Jersey Off the Beaten Path, 9th: A Guide to Unique Places
     

New Jersey Off the Beaten Path, 9th: A Guide to Unique Places

by Bill Scheller, Kay Scheller
 

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let New Jersey Off the Beaten Path show you the Garden State you never knew existed. Visit Fort Nonsense in Morristown and find out why the locals named it after George Washington's nonsense; ride on the Black River & Western Railroad in Phillipsburg; ride high at

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let New Jersey Off the Beaten Path show you the Garden State you never knew existed. Visit Fort Nonsense in Morristown and find out why the locals named it after George Washington's nonsense; ride on the Black River & Western Railroad in Phillipsburg; ride high at the Cowtown Rodeo in Woodstown; or stand beneath Lucy the Elephant, a six-story wonder of sheet metal, in Margate City. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Praise for a previous edition"This unique book concentrates . . . on New Jersey's wonderful weirdness."—New York Daily News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762764808
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Series:
Off the Beaten Path Series
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
542,204
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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If the ducks by Lily Lake in Oceanville seem unflappable and outright wooden, that's because you're in the Noyes Museum of Art, whose vast collection of American folk art includes a fascinating exhibit of 200 carved decoys. Page 119.

Meet the Author

Kay and Bill Scheller are a veteran travel writing team who have collaborated on projects for the National Geographic Society, Insight Guides, the Discovery Channel, and Yankee and Coastal Living magazines. The Schellers live in northern Vermont, where they publish regional guidebooks under their Jasper Heights Press imprint. Bill also serves as co-editor of Naturaltraveler.com, an online travel magazine.

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