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Backroads Byways of Iowa Drives Day Trips and Weekend Excursions Backroads Byways

Backroads   Byways of Iowa  Drives  Day Trips and Weekend Excursions  Backroads   Byways Author Michael Ream
ISBN-10 9780881509915
Release 2012-06-04
Pages 256
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Presents fifteen routes in Iowa that include some of the region's less-well-known attractions and natural landscapes, along with recommendations for lodging, dining, and nightlife.5NjBwBT



Backroads Byways of Minnesota Drives Day Trips Weekend Excursions

Backroads   Byways of Minnesota  Drives  Day Trips   Weekend Excursions Author Amy C. Rea
ISBN-10 9781581578874
Release 2011-06-06
Pages 256
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With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Travel from the Twin Cities into the northermost reaches of the state—the North Shore, Boundary Waters, and Canadian border; then explore the scenic byways that follow the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix rivers, wander the southern prairies and through the lake districts. Included are details of lesser-traveled roads and regions, sites to see, tours, parks and trails, and historical information. About the series: Whether you need to get away for a weekend or longer, want to explore your home state or make plans for free time in an area you don’t know well, take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book. You’ll discover the most interesting places to visit on and off the beaten path. Destinations will appeal to foodies, history buffs, families with kids, couples, adventurers, hikers, bikers—in short, everyone. With itineraries appropriate for visits of differing durations and in different seasons, tips for comfortable accommodations, great food, and good shopping too, look to Backroads & Byways for the most interesting and diverse short trips available.



Backroads Byways of Michigan Drives Day Trips Weekend Excursions Second Edition

Backroads   Byways of Michigan  Drives  Day Trips   Weekend Excursions  Second Edition Author Matt Forster
ISBN-10 9781581576986
Release 2014-06-02
Pages 256
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Whether it’s the Chicago and Territorial Roads, home of a historic and scenic railroad, or the Lower Peninsula’s Chain of Lakes area, Backroads & Byways of Michigan is the shortest route a visitor can take to explore like a local. Whether it’s the Chicago and Territorial Roads, home of a historic and scenic railroad, or the Lower Peninsula’s Chain of Lakes area, Backroads & Byways of Michigan is the shortest route a visitor can take to explore like a local. Now with color maps and photographs, this second edition offers itineraries to scenic and intriguing places, like Michigan’s Wine Country—where you can sample local wines, chocolate truffles, and orchard fruits—and Western Michigan, once a mining area, now a winter-recreation wonderland and home of many spectacular waterfalls.



Backroads Byways of Hawaii Drives Day Trips Weekend Excursions

Backroads   Byways of Hawaii  Drives  Day Trips   Weekend Excursions Author Michele Bigley
ISBN-10 9781581577242
Release 2013-11-04
Pages 224
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Hawaiians pride themselves on being the most generous hosts in the Pacific. Find out what Aloha really means here, especially on the back roads, the less traveled parts of each island, in Backroads & Byways Hawaii. Unique itineraries, complete with lodging and dining suggestions, will make your trip truly unforgettable. Michelle Bigley, author of Explorer’s Guide Kauai, has really gone out of her way in Backroads & Byways Hawaii, taking on Hawaii as a whole. Exploring the little-known sides of all the islands, she provides out-of-the-ordinary itineraries, all including lodging and dining highlights, to make your trip memorable. Each chapter offers itineraries focused on themes,among them Historic Big Island; Under-the-Radar Oahu; Maui for Foodies; and Haute and Haunted Lanai. Chapters cover not only the must-see destinations for each island but also the less-traveled roads, like the back road from Hana to Haleakala on Maui, or routes through the Windward side of Oahu. With expert advice on inter-island hopping to keep the budget reasonable, like economical direct ferry routes that also have far more local appeal. See the real Hawaii!



Backroads Byways of Northern California Drives Day Trips and Weekend Excursions

Backroads   Byways of Northern California  Drives  Day Trips and Weekend Excursions Author Michele Bigley
ISBN-10 9781581578041
Release 2012-05-07
Pages 240
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Take to the road and explore the "other" Northern California, with its rugged beauty, small-town ambience, and, of course, all that wine. Covering not just Wine Country, Backroads & Byways of Northern California takes you places the other guides don’t know about. From her base in San Francisco, Michele Bigley has the inside knowledge of a local and the keen eye of a seasoned travel writer; she shows you the best spots and the best, most interesting routes to reach them. Each chapter’s itinerary is a new adventure. Take to the road and explore the other Northern California, with its rugged beauty, small-town ambience, and, of course, all that wine.



Paddling Iowa

Paddling Iowa Author Nate Hoogeveen
ISBN-10 193159970X
Release 2006-02
Pages 183
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Newly revised guide to the best paddling trips in Iowa, contains trip ideas, and environmental, geological, and historic points of interest.



Iowa Curiosities

Iowa Curiosities Author Eric Jones
ISBN-10 9780762761609
Release 2009-11-10
Pages 256
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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Hawkeye State has to offer!



Backroads Byways of Missouri

Backroads   Byways of Missouri Author Archie Satterfield
ISBN-10 088150775X
Release 2008-03-25
Pages 167
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With natives as your guides, this new series steers you down the most scenic and historic byways in the areas they cover, with plenty of intriguing points of interest and places to eat, stay, and shop along the way. This book is for those who didn't know that grape vines in Missouri changed the wine industry in France, or that the worst earthquake in American history also occurred in the same state, or that more Civil War battles were fought on Missouri soil than any other border state. If you prefer two-lane blacktop and gravel roads over interstates, this is the book for you. 30 black & white photos, 1 map.



Backroads Byways of Michigan Drives Day Trips Weekend Excursions Backroads Byways

Backroads   Byways of Michigan  Drives  Day Trips   Weekend Excursions  Backroads   Byways Author Matt Forster
ISBN-10 9780881508314
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 237
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Going beyond the usual tourist destinations, this book has twelve researched routes that include some of the state's lesser known attractions--crystalline waters, unspoiled nature, and natural wonders--and highlights colorful characters and interesting historical details. Original.



Explorer s Guide Iowa

Explorer s Guide Iowa Author Lauren R. Rice
ISBN-10 9781581578249
Release 2009-07-06
Pages 408
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“Iowa? I could have sworn this was heaven.”—from Field of Dreams This lively guide—the definitive comprehensive travel guide devoted entirely to Iowa—highlights the events, attractions, lodgings, restaurants, history, and culture that make the Hawkeye State great. Iowans have always known how wonderful their state is; now everyone else can experience the best that this under-appreciated gem has to offer. From railroads and the state fair to art museums and wineries; from cycling to golf to spelunking, Iowa won’t fail to surprise and delight travelers. If you like spending your vacations away from crowds or exploring beautiful, perfect natural landscapes, Iowa might be just what you’re looking for. Author Lauren Rice traveled throughout her home state to find the best it has to offer. Everywhere she went she learned something new—a fascinating bit of local history, a little restaurant serving great homemade food, some terrific tucked-away place to visit—and there are countless other treasures just waiting to be discovered. As with all Explorer’s Guides, handy icons point out places of extra value, kid-friendly sites and activities, and lodgings that accept pets. Detailed maps and an alphabetical “What’s Where” section help you plan your trip. With this book in hand, travelers will get off the beaten path and into the heart of an authentic, unspoiled place.



Great Iowa Walks

Great Iowa Walks Author Lynn L. Walters
ISBN-10 1931599327
Release 2005
Pages 180
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Wander prairies blazing with color. Climb up ridges and discover stunning vistas. Dip into quiet valleys and peaceful canyons. Glide through a golden forest, stroll a city street, stand beneath a waterfall or in a cave. In this book, Lynn Walters guides you to some of Iowa's most scenic and diverse trails. No matter if you are in the mood for a casual jaunt or an adventuresome trek,



Biking Iowa

Biking Iowa Author Bob Morgan
ISBN-10 1931599637
Release 2006
Pages 116
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From cruising the flats to challenging climbs and ripping descents, Iowa has everything a cyclist could want. Big, detailed maps guide your adventure, and concise, witty trail descriptions let you know all there is to see and do along the way. Includes 50 rides for cyclists of all ability levels, tips on where to find water, snacks, lodging, repairs, fascinating notes that help you appreciate the nature and history along the trail, and much more.



Backroads of the Texas Hill Country

Backroads of the Texas Hill Country Author Gary Clark
ISBN-10 0760326908
Release 2008-11-24
Pages 160
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A guide to scenic drives through Texas.



Hiking Iowa

Hiking Iowa Author Elizabeth Corcoran Hill
ISBN-10 0762722401
Release 2005
Pages 278
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With nearly fifty featured trails, Iowa's verdant countryside is an excellent place for a hike, and this guide covers the state's varied terrain with a focus on the state parks and recreation areas.



A Culinary History of Iowa

A Culinary History of Iowa Author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby
ISBN-10 9781439656990
Release 2016-08-01
Pages 192
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Iowa’s delectable cuisine is quintessentially midwestern, grounded in its rich farming heritage and spiced with diverse ethnic influences. Classics like fresh sweet corn and breaded pork tenderloins are found on menus and in home kitchens across the state. At the world-famous Iowa State Fair, a dizzying array of food on a stick commands a nationwide cult following. From Maid-Rites to the moveable feast known as RAGBRAI, discover the remarkable stories behind Iowa originals. Find recipes for favorites ranging from classic Iowa ham balls and Steak de Burgo to homemade cinnamon rolls—served with chili, of course! Author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby serves up a bountiful history of tasty tradition.



Oddball Iowa

Oddball Iowa Author Jerome Pohlen
ISBN-10 9781556525643
Release 2005
Pages 225
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A zany travel guide puts the traditional scenic trips aside to focus on more bizarre attractions, such as the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk and the world's largest Cheeto, accompanied by plenty of useful maps and photographs. Original.



Paddling Iow

Paddling Iow Author Nate Hoogeveen
ISBN-10 0615579477
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 184
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River people know Iowa as the sweet stuff in the middle - a verdant land of sinuous streams snaking between the continent's two greatest rivers. Since 2004, this book has helped thousands of new and seasoned paddlers discover new waters, plan trips, avoid hazards, understand fluctuating water levels, navigate shuttle routes on roads and trails, and find canoe rentals. Discover Iowa's rivers, and you are guaranteed to look at Iowa in a whole new light!