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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Philadelphia

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  Philadelphia Author Sandra Kear
ISBN-10 9780897325721
Release 2009-11-01
Pages 336
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Eager hikers will find not only well-known and obscure trails, but also in-depth information regarding the region's history. Included are unique features of each hike and authoritative suggestions for fine dining, farmers’ markets, lodging, and flea markets. Hikers can also visit historic and artistic towns such as New Hope and Washington’s Crossing.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Philadelphia

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  Philadelphia Author Lori Litchman
ISBN-10 9781634040679
Release 2017-06-19
Pages 256
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Where in the world did George Washington really sleep? Where is the best place to see the hawk migration or to admire the mighty Delaware? Where should you take your family, bring a date, geocache, or connect with nature? Find the answers in 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia by local hiking expert and author Lori Litchman. This guide not only provides obscure and unknown trails, but it also includes in-depth information regarding the history, flora, and fauna of the most outstanding day escapes in the greater Philadelphia area. Each hike description features: Key information on length, hiking time, difficulty, configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibility Information on the history and natural history of the areas the hikes pass through A detailed trail map and elevation profile Clear directions to the trailhead and trailhead GPS data Tips on nearby activities Whether you are a local looking for new places to explore, or a visitor in the area for business or pleasure, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia will provide plenty of options for outings lasting a full day to a couple of hours, all within about an hour's drive of Philadelphia and the surrounding communities.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Author Gareth Kear
ISBN-10 1458761533
Release 2011-05-14
Pages 660
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Where in the world did George Washington really sleep? Where is the best place to see the hawk migration or to admire the mighty Delaware? Where should you take the family, bring a date, geocache, or connect with nature? 60 Hikes within 60 Miles; Philadelphia not only provides obscure and unknown trails, but also includes in-depth information regarding the history, flora, and fauna of the most outstanding day escapes in the greater Philadelphia area. This book narrows down the trails, so that you can obtain maximum enjoyment from your visits and provides detailed maps so you don't get lost. The book describes each park's unique features, and offers suggestions for fine dining, quaint lodging, and other unique attractions such as organic farmer's markets and antique flea markets. The book provides the resources to plan everything from a lunch-hour jaunt to a long yet inexpensive vacation. Visit fun and historic towns with an artistic flair such as New Hope, Lambertville, Stockton, Washington's Crossing, Frenchtown, Newton Borough, Doylestown Borough, and Wrightstown. Find out what is being done to protect and preserve greater Philadelphia's rich natural trails, and learn about plans for future trails, such as the Liberty Trail, a 25-mile trail that will follow the route taken by the colonists as they saved the Liberty Bell from a British invasion, hauling it into the nearby countryside. Learn how and why this area has become an example of conservancy for other states. Find out where to get the scoop on clean energy at parks such as Neshaminy and Peace Valley. Find out where you can go to view the American eagle or the blue heron. With its stone houses, covered bridges, rolling hills, hidden valleys, and quaint river towns, this area of the country provides some of the most interesting and breathtaking hikes in the world.

AMC s Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

AMC s Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia Author Susan Charkes
ISBN-10 1628420901
Release 2018
Pages 288
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AMC's Best Day Hikes near Philadelphia will take you through 50 of the region's best hikes for all levels. Ideal for families, tourists, and locals alike, this easy-to-use guide will help you explore Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware year-round, from lesser-known excursions to area favorites, including several hikes on the Appalachian Trail. Take a walk through historic Valley Forge, discover the beautiful Brandywine Creek State Park, and see the Pinnacle's spectacular views on the Appalachian Trail. Fully revised and updated, this edition features new hikes in Wolf's Hollow Country Park, Stroud Preserve, Brendan Byrne State Forest, Rockhopper/Dry Run Creek Trails, Trexler Preserve, and Blue Marsh Lake. All descriptions of previously featured trails have been updated to reflect the most recent openings, closings, and reroutings, highlighting the best hikes within an hour or two of Philadelphia.

Best Bike Rides Philadelphia

Best Bike Rides Philadelphia Author Tom Hammell
ISBN-10 9780762788675
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 304
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describes 40 of the greatest recreational rides in the Philadelphia area, including road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Each ride includes a map, a log of significant milepoints, a text description of the ride, the GPS coordinates of the start-finish point, and color photos of one the ride’s features. Also included are information on local restaurants, lodging, maps, bicycle shops, other facilities for cyclists, and community resources.

Walking Philadelphia

Walking Philadelphia Author Natalie Pompilio
ISBN-10 9780899977294
Release 2017-05-22
Pages 256
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Walking Philadelphia, by award-winning journalist Natalie Pompilio, is the only guide to the city that will make you feel like you’re being led by your smartest, closest, funniest friend. The tours not only include all of the important historic facts and figures, but Natalie also shares behind-the-scenes stories and tidbits that you’ll later rush to tell others. It’s recommended for locals as well as tourists, promising something for everyone.

How to Be a Hepburn in a Hilton World

How to Be a Hepburn in a Hilton World Author Jordan Christy
ISBN-10 9781599952178
Release 2009-08-13
Pages 208
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In a society driven by celebutante news and myspace profiles, women of class, style and charm are hard to come by. The Audrey and Katharines of the world continue to lose their luster as thongs, rehab and outrageous behavior burn up the daily headlines. But, despite appearances, guys still want a girl they can take home to their mom, employers still like to see a tailored suit and peers still respect classy conduct. So is it possible to maintain old fashioned virtues in a modern world without looking like a starchy Amish grandma? Christy shows women how in this guide to glamorous style, professional success and true love...the classy way. Full of fun assignments, notable names and real-life examples, Christy offers a new look at seemingly "old fashioned" advice. She covers diet, speech, work ethic, friends, relationships, manners, makeup, and fashionable yet modest clothing, showing modern ladies how they can be beautiful, intelligent and fun while retaining values and morals.

A Philadelphia Story

A Philadelphia Story Author Lori Litchman
ISBN-10 1578605695
Release 2016-03
Pages 256
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"An in-depth look at how significant founders, families, and firsts made Philadelphia not only the birthplace of our country, but also truly a city of firsts. Through their efforts they stamped their mark on Philadelphia with parks, streets, and landmarks bearing their names. Brings to life the founding families' histories, a history of lives lived large--truly the Who's Who (as well as the When and Where) of Philadelphia--that when considered together, made the City of Brotherly Love the great metropolis it is today. From the first hospital to the first paper mill, Philadelphia was the keystone to our developing nation in its formative years. Philadelphia is also home of America's first zoo, the oldest art museum and art school in the country and the first African American Church in the United States"--

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Minneapolis and St Paul

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  Minneapolis and St  Paul Author Tom Watson
ISBN-10 9780897329347
Release 2012-06-12
Pages 288
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Within the seven county "metro" area that encompasses the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul lies a network of hundreds of miles of trails. Hikes were selected to be representative of the area, showcasing the park or region's main attractions or personality. Some of these trails are broad, paved corridors through multi-use parks generously developed to provide a myriad of recreational opportunities for the young and old, the robust trekker, and the casual stroller. Trails are based in a wide range of areas such as walkways of grass winding through majestic stands of Minnesota hardwoods. Other hikes are spider-web networks that remind one of well-used deer trails. Some are isolated within a pocket of greenery surrounded by vast ribbons of freeway concrete and broad subdivisions. Others are woven within the fabric of parklands so expansive that you could literally spend weeks hiking all the networks lying within their folds. Twin Cities' hiking is huge so get the guide that gets you there and back. This decisive guide to day hikes in the Twin Cities' area just got better. Updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and brand-new trailhead coordinates make Tom Watson's authoritative guide even more useful than before.

Hiking the Poconos

Hiking the Poconos Author John Young
ISBN-10 9780762755561
Release 2009-05-19
Pages 192
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The Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania may get eight million visitors a year, but there are places there one can get lost—and would gladly be lost for a bit. From the iconic Dingmans Bridge spanning the Delaware, to the region's 150 lakes and forested mountains, Hiking the Poconos covers it all—with the added plus of listing a B&B, a campground, restaurant, local events, and more along with each hike description

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles San Francisco

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  San Francisco Author Jane Huber
ISBN-10 9780897325080
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 320
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Bay Area parks and preserves offer a dramatic variety of landscapes, from rugged redwood-forested canyons to breezy coastal bluffs, grassy rolling hills to sunny chaparral-coated hillsides. Well-known destinations such as Point Reyes National Seashore, Mount Diablo State Park, Mount Tamalpais State Park, and many other more obscure jewels of the Bay Area park system are just a short drive from the heart of San Francisco. Completely updated and including several new hikes and a complete new map set, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Francisco guides readers to a splendid assortment of trails in the nine counties surrounding one of the world's most beautiful cities. Whether hikers crave a quick and easy get-out-of-town stroll or a challenging day-long trek through wilderness, this book is the perfect trailblazer, for city natives and first-time visitors alike.

Hiking Pennsylvania

Hiking Pennsylvania Author John Young
ISBN-10 9781493014408
Release 2015-07-01
Pages 336
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Featuring illustrated maps, elevation profiles, and photos, this guide to 50 of Pennsylvania’s top hiking destinations provides detailed directions, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, and quick-reference boxes for trail specifications and summaries. Recommendations for accommodations and restaurants round out this exceptionally detailed guide book.

Harrisburg State Hospital

Harrisburg State Hospital Author Phillip N. Thomas
ISBN-10 9780738598277
Release 2013
Pages 127
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Harrisburg State Hospital opened in 1851 as the Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital, the first public institution in the state. Situated atop a hill overlooking the Susquehanna River, the original building was an early example of a Kirkbride design hospital. The facility closed in 2006 after serving the commonwealth for 155 years. Harrisburg State Hospital: Pennsylvania's First Public Asylum presents a pictorial history of the hospital from the first year of only 12 patients through the peak of state care, when the population reached over 2,500 in the 1950s. Harrisburg State Hospital was an innovative leader in the treatment of the mentally ill, pioneering new methods of therapy even before they were common practice. It was a community and a home for those whom society could not otherwise care for.

Exploring Havasupai

Exploring Havasupai Author Greg Witt
ISBN-10 9781634040716
Release 2016-10-17
Pages 208
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Deep in the Grand Canyon lies a place of unmatched beauty--a place where blue-green water cascades over fern-clad cliffs into travertine pools, where great blue heron skim canyon streams, and where giant cottonwoods and graceful willows thrive in the shade of majestic sandstone cliffs. Havasupai is a paradise enveloped in one of the earth's most rugged and parched landscapes. Exploring Havasupai by author Greg Witt is the essential destination guide for those visiting the area. The updated guidebook is filled with insider tips, fascinating background, and essential information. It identifies many new hikes, mines, springs, and historical sites never before revealed in a Grand Canyon or Havasupai guidebook. Details on canyon geology, weather patterns, and the unique flora and fauna add depth to a hiker's experience. Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether they are arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania From the Mason Dixon Line to the Poconos and North Mountain Fifth Edition Explorer s 50 Hikes

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania  From the Mason Dixon Line to the Poconos and North Mountain  Fifth Edition   Explorer s 50 Hikes Author Tom Thwaites
ISBN-10 9780881509977
Release 2012-06-04
Pages 232
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The mountain ranges of North Carolina are distinguished by steep gorges, spectacular waterfalls, lush forests, open vistas, and temperate weather, making them a popular hiking destination in every season. This updated edition offers day hikes for all abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Historical anecdotes and natural history information round out the package.

Canoeing Kayaking South Central Wisconsin

Canoeing   Kayaking South Central Wisconsin Author Timothy Bauer
ISBN-10 9781634040204
Release 2016-08-30
Pages 288
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Canoeing Kayaking South Central Wisconsin has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Canoeing Kayaking South Central Wisconsin also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Canoeing Kayaking South Central Wisconsin book for free.

Hiking the Endless Mountains

Hiking the Endless Mountains Author Jeff Mitchell
ISBN-10 081174423X
Release 2010-12-13
Pages 272
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• 78 hikes, including 4 backpacking trails • Updated and expanded edition with several newly blazed trails • Paths to scenic vistas, waterfalls, and natural wonders • Detailed maps and first-hand descriptions of each hike • Color photos of the region's remarkable beauty • Essential information on duration, distance, difficulty, elevation, and highlights along the way