Santa Rosa County (Images of America) by Laurie Green

By Laurie Green

The historical past of Santa Rosa County is heavily linked to wooden and water. Harvesting of the massive virgin pine timber that lined the world attracted and exertions. Streams and rivers powered the equipment used to reap the bushes and likewise supplied the technique of delivery. The sawmills, shipyards, turpentine stills, and similar industries
made Santa Rosa County the main industrialized county in Florida sooner than the Civil battle. After the conflict, the county rebuilt from the wear performed now not through raiding Yankee troops, yet by way of chickening out Confederates. The whine of the steam observed signaled the start of an period of significant prosperity, an period that observed Milton construct a few of its most famed constructions and fashionable businesses.

Show description

Read more

New York For Blondes by Lisa Krämer

By Lisa Krämer

with out concrete plan, and a bit naive, Lisa is touring to manhattan. Ostensibly, she simply desires to enhance her English. yet, having reached a turning element in her occupation, she is secretly eager for a time-out.
For 9 and a part weeks she's going to triumph over "her city", totally on foot. among buying, tradition, and big name looking she is going to locate lots of clichés and reports, but additionally a few surprises. And, on her technique to a few of the sightseeing spots she is going to locate the chance for considering her lifestyles and her strategy in the direction of it.
The charm of the doubtful and the liberty to do no matter what she is within the temper for ultimately bring about a releasing motto: "Just be yourself!"

Show description

Read more

Legendary Locals of Jacksonville by Laura Jo Brunson,Kendall Brunson

By Laura Jo Brunson,Kendall Brunson

considering Europeans first settled alongside Jacksonville�s riverbanks within the sixteenth century, the realm has been a various neighborhood that prospers not just on trade, track, and the humanities but in addition at the benefits of a subtropical weather and waterside way of life. town grew up round a crossing aspect for livestock within the St. Johns River and primary turned often called Cowford. the good hearth of 1901 left 10,000 humans homeless yet now not defeated. The ashes gave beginning to a brand new period with powerful structure and a brand new unravel. thought of a pleasant city for African americans, Jacksonville was once domestic to Harlem Renaissance artists in addition to civil rights leaders. a piece laid again, town has nonetheless controlled to be at the slicing edge�it was once the house of the Navy�s Blue Angels in addition to Southern rock and one of many country�s first skateboard parks.

Show description

Read more

Notorious Telluride: Wicked Tales from San Miguel County by Carol Turner

By Carol Turner

whereas present day Telluride may well think of a scorching vacationer spot and upscale ski inn, the earliest days of the city and surrounding San Miguel County have been marked via an abundance of gamblers, con males and murderers. From Bob Meldrum, a deputized killer who prowled the streets in periods of work unrest, to the author's personal ancestor, Charlie Turner, a brash younger guy killed in a taking pictures in Ophir, Carol Turner's infamous Telluride deals a glimpse at a few of the sordid, stunning and unhappy pioneer stories of the area.

Show description

Read more

The Springs of Florida by Doug Stamm

By Doug Stamm

The inner most and biggest identified springs on this planet are present in Florida. This e-book is a guided travel of theese attractive environments, providing many infrequent underwater images. starting with a historical past of the formation of Florida's springs eons in the past and finishing with a powerful warning on cave diving defense, the reader trips via those crystal nation-states, the emphasis regularly at the average population. With many awesome images of those creatures of their traditional habitat, this ebook additionally serves as a box consultant for identity. the pictures characterize 1000's of hours of underwater exploration. An appendix bargains specified info on all population awarded. there's a bankruptcy at the saltwater viewers to springs close to the ocean and a bankruptcy on Florida's most famed — and such a lot endangered — marine mammal, the manatee.

Residents and viewers alike will enjoy the specified descriptions and maps of Florida's significant spring parks and the possibilities for studying approximately and having fun with their normal wonders via swimming, diving, canoeing, tubing, and different actions. incorporated are recognized components resembling Silver Springs, Weeki Wachee, Wakulla Springs, Ichetucknee Springs, in addition to many lesser-known yet both attractive spring parks.

Show description

Read more

Explorer's Guide Adirondacks: A Great Destination: Including by Annie Stoltie

By Annie Stoltie

A finished consultant to the Adirondacks and beyond

Completely up-to-date, now in complete colour, this advisor presents info of Adirondack Park’s background and geography in addition to the cultural, accommodation, eating, procuring, and leisure possibilities that abound right here and in its gateway towns (including Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls). jam-packed with impartial severe critiques and candid experiences from an writer who's immersed within the area; updated, targeted maps; and beautiful pictures throughout—this is a useful consultant on your subsequent trip.

Show description

Read more

Explorer's Guide Coastal Maine (1st Edition) (Explorer's by Christina Tree,Nancy English

By Christina Tree,Nancy English

Explore one in every of America’s most opulent coastlines

Measuring 7,000 miles, Maine and its islands have extra shore than the remainder of the East Coast mixed. This crucial Explorer’s consultant issues you to the simplest lobster kilos, high quality eating places, theaters, gala's, and museums scattered alongside Maine’s bountiful seashores. tips to take pleasure in the salty air and serene harbors of Maine’s attractive coastlines on a daylong day trip or sit back in a single of the various world-class B&Bs. Feeling nostalgic? take up a 3-mile expedition in an old school educate motor vehicle. these looking experience can discover Maine’s waters at the deck of a windjammer or pass the hovering half-mile Deer Isle Bridge suspended in a cloud of sea fog. Take the data of 2 well known go back and forth specialists with you as you trip throughout New England’s so much remarkable beach. as with every Explorer’s courses, you’ll observe interesting historical past, very important touch details, updated maps, and extra that will help you utilize your journey.

Show description

Read more

Landmarks & Historic Sites of Long Island by Ralph F. Brady

By Ralph F. Brady

all people fortunate sufficient to live to tell the tale new york already is familiar with that it�s like nowhere else on this planet. From lighthouses and a one-hundred-year-old carousel to international warfare II camps and missile websites, new york local Ralph Brady unearths the secrets and techniques to what makes this little-big island so specified with a journey of a few of Nassau and Suffolk�s so much ancient destinations. Walt Whitman, William Vanderbilt, Theodore Roosevelt etc occupied outstanding houses round the island. Charles Lindbergh made his historical flight to France from what's now a shopping center. for a few years, an extended Island manufacturing unit gave the realm the sport of Scrabble. Even the waters teem with historical past, with the fashionable submarine making its commence the coast. Come discover those and different settings from lengthy Island�s past.

Show description

Read more

Carolina Whitewater: A Paddler's Guide to the Western by David Benner,Bob Benner

By David Benner,Bob Benner

The final advisor to paddling whitewater within the western Carolinas, Carolina Whitewater has guided boaters to the simplest water within the Tar Heel and Palmetto states for nearly 30 years. This newest version contains accelerated and up to date details for the vintage rivers, just like the Chattooga, French large, and Nantahala, as well as many new steep creeks together with Cove, Rockhouse, and typhoon. New to this version is a piece on flatwater that's compatible for canoe camping out and will be dealt with through newbie and beginner paddlers. Profiled runs are from the wide River and of its tributaries, the Enoree and the Tyger. The handy at-a-glance layout for every river part makes it effortless to discover serious info corresponding to trouble, size, paddling time, gradient, and extra. River descriptions, trip and gauge info, and topographic-based maps entire the helpful details had to support boaters decide rivers to compare their skill. With over eighty certain profiles and greater than 60 maps of the simplest canoeing and kayaking waterways within the Carolinas, this consultant is imperative. From quiet glide journeys at the French wide to intriguing runs at the fast-flowing Nolichucky, Carolina Whitewater info the easiest paddling studies in either states.

Show description

Read more

Lonely Planet Kauai (Travel Guide) by Lonely Planet

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's major commute advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Kaua'i is your passport to the main suitable, updated recommendation on what to work out and pass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. Kayak via sea caves alongside the Na Pali Coast, take in the grand vistas of the Waimea Canyon, or surf the breaks at attractive Hanalei Bay; all together with your depended on commute significant other. Get to the center of Kaua'i and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Kaua'i Travel advisor:

  • Full-color maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey on your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to save lots of money and time and get round like a neighborhood, heading off crowds and hassle spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobilephone numbers, web pages, transit suggestions, costs
  • Honest stories for all budgets - consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, purchasing, hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra profitable shuttle event - find out about heritage, artwork, crafts, hula, tune, structure, politics, landscapes, natural world, delicacies, customs
  • Free, handy pull-out Kaua'i island map (included in print version), plus over forty colour maps
  • Covers Lihu'e, Kapa'a, Hanalei, Po'ipu, Waimea Canyon and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Kaua'i, our so much finished consultant to Kaua'i, is ideal for either exploring most sensible points of interest and taking roads much less traveled.

Looking for a consultant all in favour of one other Hawaiian island? try out Lonely Planet Maui, Lonely Planet Hawaii: the massive Island, or Lonely Planet Honolulu, Waikiki and O'ahu for accomplished appears to be like in any respect that those islands need to provide; or Pocket Honolulu, a handy-sized advisor taken with the can't-miss points of interest for a fast stopover at.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a number one trip media corporation and the world's #1 shuttle guidebook model, delivering either inspiring and reliable details for each type of vacationer considering that 1973. during the last 4 a long time, we have published over one hundred forty five million guidebooks and phrasebooks for a hundred and twenty languages, and grown a committed, passionate international neighborhood of travelers. you are going to additionally locate our content material on-line, and in cellular apps, video, 14 languages, 12 overseas magazines, armchair and way of life books, ebooks, and extra, allowing you to discover each day. Lonely Planet permits the curious to adventure the area totally and to really get to the guts of the locations they locate themselves, close to or faraway from domestic. persist with us on fb (facebook.com/lonelyplanet), Twitter (@lonelyplanet), Instagram (Instagram.com/lonelyplanet) and Snapchat (@lonelyplanet).

TripAdvisor tourists' selection Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in favourite trip advisor class

'Lonely Planet publications are, effectively, like no other.' - big apple occasions

'Lonely Planet. it really is on everyone's bookshelves; it really is in each traveller's palms. it is on cellphones. it truly is on the web. it is in all places, and it truly is telling whole generations of individuals tips on how to shuttle the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Show description

Read more
1 2 3 4 5 17