Quick Escapes Boston: 25 Weekend Getaways from the Hub

Quick Escapes Boston: 25 Weekend Getaways from the Hub

by Sandy MacDonald

Paperback(2ND)

$15.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762722006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Series: Quick Escapes Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Sandy MacDonald has written and updated several New England guidebooks. She contributes regularly to national magazines, including FamilyFun and Ski, and she divides her time between Cambridge and Nantucket.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
Massachusetts Escapes1
1.The North Shore: Treasures of the Sea2
2.The Pioneer Valley: History and the Hipoisie12
3.The Berkshires: A Cultural Oasis23
4.Plymouth and the Upper Cape: Cradle of the Country37
5.The Mid-Cape: A Walk on the Mild Side50
6.The Outer Cape: A Retreat for Renegades65
7.Martha's Vineyard: Celebrity Playground79
8.Nantucket: A Natural Historic Preserve89
Maine Escapes101
1.The Lower Coast: A Cosmopolitan Outpost102
2.The Midcoast: Treasure Hunting along the Shore115
3.Penobscot Bay: The Quiet Coast127
4.Mount Desert Island: A National Treasure135
5.The Interior: Thrills and Chills143
New Hampshire Escapes155
1.The Quiet Corner: Invigorating Leisure156
2.The Western Lakes: Intelligent Luxury166
3.The White Mountains: A Peak-Seeker's Paradise177
Canada Escape191
1.Quebec City: Europe Next Door192

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