Showing 1–40 of 1199 results
“Then Bowa Said to Schmidt. . .”: The Greatest Phillies Stories Ever Told (Best Sports Stories Ever Told)
The ultimate reference book for any “Phillie phanatic,” this book provides a behind-the-scenes peek into the private world of the players, managers, broadcasters, and executives, taking readers into the clubhouse and onto the field. Author Robert Gordon takes fans inside the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies’ run to the World Series, when first baseman John Kruk once told a fan, “I ain’t an athlete, lady, I’m a baseball player;” back to 1980, when Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, and Larry Bowa delivered the team’s first World Series title; and to 2008, when a new generation experienced the ecstasy of a World Series win. Written for every fan who follows the Phillies, this unique book captures the memories and great stories from more than a century of the team’s history.
100 Classic Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes in Washington
More than 100 routes & tours for intermediate to advanced alpine & Nordic skiers. Includes maps, access, elevations, duration & much more!
100 Things 76ers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
Most 76ers fans have attended a game at the Wells Fargo Center, seen highlights of a young Charles Barkley, and remember team’s trip to the 2001 NBA Finals. But only real fans can name the franchise’s 12 Hall of Famers, remember the future head coach who played guard for the team in the 1970s, or know all the words to “Here Come the Sixers”. 100 Things 76ers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die by Gordon Jones reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is 76ers basketball. Scattered throughout the pages, you’ll find pep talks, records, and Sixers lore to test your knowledge, including:* The franchise’s beginnings as the Syracuse Nationals before moving to Philadelphia in 1963* Both NBA Champion Sixers teams—1966-67 led by Wilt Chamberlain and the 1982-83 led by Julius Erving and Moses Malone* The memorable Sixers teams of the late 1980s and early 1990s led by Barkley* Profiles of unforgettable Colts personalities such as Billy Cunningham, Allen Iverson, and Maurice Cheeks Whether you’re a die-hard fan from the early days of Chamberlain and Dr. J or a new supporter of Jrue Holiday, this book contains everything 76ers fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime. If you bleed red, royal blue, and white, then 100 Things 76ers Fans is for you. It offers the chance to be certain you are knowledgeable about the most important facts about the team, the traditions, and what being a Sixers fan is all about.
100 Things Cowboys Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
With traditions, records, and Cowboys lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Dallas fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Cowboys covers the 1972 comeback against the San Francisco 49ers, the history of the team’s rivalry with the Redskins, and the Ice and Blooper Bowls.
100 Things Cowboys Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
Featuring updated information through the 2014 season, including the Cowboys’ win in the playoffs over Detroit
Every good Dallas Cowboys fan can tell you about the highlights from the franchise’s half century of existence—including five Super Bowl victories and 14 players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But how many know all the stories behind the names, games, and traditions of one of the NFL’s most popular teams? 100 Things Cowboys Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die was created for everyone who cheers for pro football in Dallas. Both entertaining and enlightening, this must-have guide ranks and explains the essential information and can’t-miss experiences every Cowboys fan needs. This book has it all: the star players—from Roger Staubach to Tony Romo; the larger-than-life coaches (Landry, Johnson, Switzer, and more); the biggest games, from the Ice Bowl to the eight Super Bowl appearances; even the landmarks, including the Cotton Bowl and the team’s amazing new stadium. This edition has been updated with the 2008–2014 seasons, including the Cowboys’ 12–4 2014 season.
100 Things Eagles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
With pep talks, records, and Eagles lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Philadelphia fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Eagles covers the team’s improbable run to Super Bowl XV, the Hoagiegate fiasco, the 1943 team merge, and how to tailgate Philly-style.
100 Things Indians Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
Most Indians Fans know who Bob Feller is and have attended a game at Progressive Field. Names like Lou Boudreau, Bob Lemon, and Larry Doby are just as familiar as Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley, and Jason Kipnis. But even the most die-hard fans don’t know everything about their beloved Indians. In 100 Things Indians Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Zack Meisel has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. From the incredible legacy of Tris Speaker and memories from Cleveland Stadium to how the movie Major League has taken root in fans’ hearts, this is the ultimate fanatics guidebook to all things Cleveland Indians. Learn about the team’s history in Cleveland as the Naps; the 455-game sellout streak; and modern stars such as Jim Thome, Kenny Lofton, Roberto Alomar, and Omar Vizquel. Meisel has collected every essential piece of Indians knowledge and trivia, including stories about the 1920 and 1948 World Series, the Drummer, and the hiring of Terry Francona, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
100 Things Phillies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
Compiling 130 years of the Phillies, this handbook offers dedicated information to fans of Philadelphia’s favorite baseball team. Topics covered include personalities, events, and facts that every fan should know without hesitation, such as important dates, player nicknames, and memorable moments. This guide to all things Phillies also includes a list of must-do Phillies-related activities, which include visiting the birthplace of Grover Clevelend Alexander, finding the best Phillies bars in the City of Brotherly Love, and searching for the remnants of the Baker Bowl.
100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is a must-read for all true fans. With listings ranked in importance from one to 100, the book includes everything from Bill Mazeroski’s World Series–winning homerun in 1960 and PNC Park, arguably baseball’s finest stadium, to legendary broadcaster Bob Prince. This guide touches upon all of the team’s nine National League pennants and five World Series titles, as well as legendary players such as Honus Wagner, Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell, Barry Bonds, and Andrew McCutchen. Packed with personalities, places, events, and facts, 100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the perfect tool for Pirates fans to take their team spirit to a whole new level.
100 Things Steelers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things…Fans Should Know)
In this ultimate guide, true fans of Pittsburgh Steelers football will learn the origins of the team’s iconic logo, the best place to tailgate before kickoff, and how the legendary Steel Curtain defense got its nickname. Whether a die-hard booster from the days of Jack Ham or a new supporter of head coach Mike Tomlin, fans need to know these 100 essential pieces of Steelers knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities. This updated edition includes the Steelers’ 2010 AFC championship squad and key moments and personalities from the team’s past three seasons. From games at Heinz Field to highlights of a young Terry Bradshaw, this is a must-have resource for a true fan of the franchise.
100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die
Albuquerque may be (well deservedly) known for Route 66, Breaking Bad, and its famous green chile. But there’s much more to know-and love-about this lively Southwestern city. Whether you’re a native Albuquerquean looking to mark another local experience off your ”bucket list,” or an out-of-towner in search of a few vacation ideas, let 100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die be your guide. The book celebrates the top ways to (re)discover the city-from a trip 4,000 feet up an aerial tramway to a public art walk. No Duke City exploration is complete without getting outdoors-and rewarding yourself with a delicious meal afterwards. This guide includes places to hike, bike, and paddle, and where to dine on dishes prepared by the city’s top chefs. Before you head out on your next adventure, check out this list to see what makes Albuquerque a world unto itself.
100 Things to Do in Austin Before You Die (100 Things to Do In… Before You Die)
People are moving to Austin, Texas, in record numbers. The city is alive with opportunity, optimism and all things awesome. There are endless adventures for all walks of life, and its residents keep things weird 365 days a year. 100 Things to Do in Austin Before You Die is a bucket-list guide to Austin activities. The book captures everything from the cathedral of junk (an exhibit consisting of trash/ treasure in someone’s backyard), to natural spring-fed swimming holes, a local bar that requires a passcode for entry, and a famous local eatery with a top-secret taco menu. It doesn’t matter if you’re a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a visitor; this book will help you discover 100 things that make Austin, Texas, one of the greatest cities in the world!
100 Things to Do in Dallas- Fort Worth Before You Die
Fall in love with Dallas and Fort Worth for the first time, or all over again. You’ll have a blast checking off the diversions and excursions in this go-to guide created for visitors and locals. Described are the most intriguing and noteworthy things to do, and places to see, in two of the world’s greatest cities. 100 Things to Do in Dallas-Fort Worth Before You Die is a mixed bag of traditional favorites, trending activities, and lesser-known, unique options. Sit atop one of the tallest Ferris Wheels in America, drive a racecar at Texas Motor Speedway, enjoy America’s Team the Dallas Cowboys-or watch money being printed. Then have a steak at one of the best steakhouses around or sip a margarita at Stephan Pyles’ Stampede 66. Dozens of other possibilities await! The authors’ exhaustive research and years of living in the Metroplex will serve you well as you explore the many captivating corners of the magnificent DFW Metroplex!
100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die
If you think you know what Houston is all about, think again. Long recognized as a business capital, today the Bayou City is a destination for those seeking unique culinary and cultural experiences. Driven by the most diverse population in the nation, Houston offers restaurants, festivals, museums and more that celebrate cultures from around the world. Far more than your typical travel itinerary, 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die is a definitive guide to the real H-Town experience, from off-the-beaten path attractions like the Orange Show to eclectic eats on Long Point Road. You’ll learn about the people and places that have shaped Houston through the decades and create your own experience in the nation’s fourth-largest city. Whether you’re visiting Houston for the first time, are a new resident or simply want to reengage with the city, this is the book you need for the journey.
100 Things to Do in Memphis Before You Die (100 Things to Do In… Before You Die)
Memphis is rich with layers to explore. Whether it’s moving some ”must dos” to the ”done” column of your bucket list or finding fresh ways to experience the city, this guide will make the most of your time planning and doing. Tour the Stax Museum of American Soul Music with the sole surviving member of the Memphis Horns. Walk 100 feet above the Mississippi River with Memphis’s resident historian. Watch the guys at St. Blues Guitar Workshop handcraft their instruments and listen to their stories. Learn where to go for live music now. One hundred ways to connect, or reconnect, with Memphis await. Special features include inside tips on how to do some of the city’s favorite festivals and events, freebies, and themed itineraries.
100 Things to Do in Nashville Before You Die
Nashville has been called many things: ”Music City,” the ”Athens of the South,” or even ”It City.” (Thanks for that last one, New York Times.) But many of us just call it home, and while we’re grateful that a bunch of travel and food magazines think we’re awesome, we still have a few tricks up our sleeves. Whether you reside in the 615 or just like to visit, there is a lot to eat, drink and experience here. Perhaps you were a karaoke star at Santa’s Pub way before Jimmy Buffet and Toby Keith filmed a music video there, but have you washed down a Donkey Leg with a Donkey Punch at Donks? Meat and three at Arnold’s is indisputably fantastic, but what about the Italian meat and three at Savarino’s? Everyone knows that you can get a superb cocktail at Patterson House or City House, but do you know which bar has the best Bushwacker? Maybe it’s been a while since you hit the honky tonks on Lower Broad, so you might want to know which one is the best one for dancing with a stranger, and which one is filled with frat boys. Whatever you’re looking for-hiking trails, arthouse theaters, record stores, shopping malls, hot chicken-this city has it, and this book will help you find it.
111 Places in New York That You Must Not Miss
New York, New York – a crazy quilt of evolving neighborhoods, trends, and tastes, and home to natives and newcomers of every nationality, ethnicity, and outlook. New York City’s history and grand ambitions live in every street, park, and hidden alleyway.
This unusual guidebook invites the adventurous and curious to explore a wildly diverse selection of little-known places, including: a trapeze school, a giant Buddha in a former porno theater, a Coney Island sideshow, Louis Armstrong’s home, a Central Park croquet court, a Gatsby-era speakeasy, and a secret balcony where slaves worshipped 200 years ago. Play chess with the masters on a Midtown office-tower wall; have a pint at a legendary prizefighter’s hangout in Soho; whisper messages across a crowded train station. Unexpected and quirky, most of these destinations are so under-the-radar they will astound even longtime New Yorkers who thought they knew it all!
111 Shops in New York That You Must Not Miss: Unique Finds and Local Treasures
For the curious and adventurous this is a discovery tour full of surprises and delights. It explores reinvented hip neighborhoods, like Soho, Meatpacking District, Dumbo, Williamsburg. And the traditional, like Lower East Side, Little Italy, Harlem, Greenwich Village. This city is known the world over as a shopper’s paradise. And this book brings it all to life — 111 of the most irresistible shops in New York City!
Potions and pinball and pickles, kilims and knishes and kids’ haircuts, rugs and rugelach and rubber stamps, neon art and naughty lingerie, chopsticks and cookbooks, vases and vintage clothes, tattoos and terrariums, peanut butter and porcelain, crystals and custom shoes, matzohs and magic.
NYC — Simply the most diverse place on the planet! Its kaleidoscope of cultures brings passion and brilliance to the marketplace. This insider’s guide to a world of special shops seeks out the quirky, outlandish, classy, obscure, historic, nearly forgotten, beautiful–from offbeat and edgy to deluxe and delicious.
180° South: Conquerors of the Useless
180° South takes readers behind the scenes of the film, 180° South, made by Chris Malloy, to learn more about the people who made the original overland journey to Patagonia in 1968, and the repeat journey over ocean and land 40 years later. The book includes stories of events and experiences that inspired Chris Malloy, Yvon Chouinard, and Doug Tompkins to choose paths committed to saving what’s left of the wild world. Open it anywhere and enjoy the photographs by the world’s leading surf and climbing photographers Jeff Johnson, Jimmy Chin, Scotty Soen, and Danny Moder.
2016 Tropical Beaches Wall Calendar
Paradise beckons with each sunny photograph in this calendar. Feel your toes in the sand, the sun on your back and the breeze on your face each month. All calendar pages are printed on FSC certified paper with environmentally safe inks.
365 Days in France Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2016
There are many reasons why France is the world’s #1 tourist destination. To name just a few: the sweeping golden stretches of land, like Champagne; the iconic boulevards and sidewalk cafés of Paris; the ski mountains of Haute-Savoie; the effervescent fountains and extraordinary food of Lyon. Plus bustling outdoor markets, Provençal fields of lavender, châteaux next to still rivers, the striped and colorful umbrellas on the beach. Everywhere, France is a feast for the eyes and balm for any spirit—seeking or content. It’s how life is supposed to be. And each month, Patricia Wells and Steven Rothfeld capture this singular land in word and image.
365 Days in Italy Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2016
Every month, a slice of exquisite Italy, the place that draws more repeat visitors than any other—in the calendar that has over 1.2 million copies in print. Celebrating this gorgeous and diverse land, with its mountains and seaside, vineyards and ancient cities, art, ruins, style—everything—are photographer Steven Rothfeld and author Patricia Schultz. Every month it’s another region—and another reason to fall in love with Italy all over again: Umbria, with its forested hillsides and misty green valleys. The wild, jagged island of Pantelleria, hovering near Africa. The hillside town of Rivello in Basilicata, gracing our cover. Irresistible—and bellisima!
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks
Utah’s five national parksArches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zionhold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery.
In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment.
Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip.
Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human historyprehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlawsthat adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California: Mount Shasta to Mount Whitney
50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California offers some of the finest ski and snowboard descents in California, ranging over a 550-mile span from the Cascade Range in the north to the Sierra Nevada in the south. Grouped into nine geographical regions, these summits represent the best of the best-from well-known destinations to more remote areas to a sampling of the highest peaks. Historical anecdotes about each region round out the guide for an entertaining and informative read.
Trips range from a half day to seven days, and while all can be completed on either snowboard or skis, the author makes specific recommendations for the best snowboard descents. Each trip description includes a complete narrative of the ascent and descent plus information on trip highlights, trip duration, level of difficulty, mileage, elevation gain, and access. The appendix includes a list of California’s highest peaks.
This is the most complete information available in one volume, featuring the widest selection of premier ski mountaineering and snowboard routes in California. With 70 b&w photos and 60 maps.
50 Great Bed & Breakfasts and Inns: New England: Includes Over 100 Signature Brunch Recipes
Susan Sulich takes readers on a trip across New England to explore the top B&Bs and inns. From the Brewster House in Freeport, Maine to the Steamboat Inn in Mystic, Connecticut, the book will provide a brief history of the inn, its locale, as well as suggestions for activities in the surrounding areas.
For those who don’t want their vacations to end, it’s also a delectable cookbook including more than 100 of the bed and breakfasts’ signature dishes, such as Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup and Cream Cheese Icing, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, and Maine Blueberry Stuffed French Toast. 50 Great Bed & Breakfasts and Inns: New England is perfect for anyone looking to see New England from the comfort of their home, or enjoy a country breakfast, New England- style.
50 Great New England Family Fishing Vacations
“50 Great New England Family Fishing Vacations” is the ultimate planning guide for families that enjoy outdoor recreation, hands-on learning opportunities and making wonderful summer memories together. While all 50 chapters do include excellent fishing destinations, Grant also includes a wide range of activities sure to please non-anglers, and to keep the family entertained when the day’s fishing is done. Lodging options range from tenting and RVing to rental cabins, resorts and family-friendly hotels. Chapters include where-to information on hiking, wildlife watching, biking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, dining, shopping and more. This guide also includes educational opportunities at museums, aquariums and historical sites throughout New England. Be sure to pack “50 Great New England Family Fishing Vacations,” — and a camera — to capture summer vacation memories that will last a lifetime!
50 Hikes in Central New York: Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes
This pastoral region of hills, forests, lakes, vineyards, and gorges offers the hiker some of the most scenic landscapes in the Empire State.
The 50 hikes described here have been thoroughly checked and updated for the second edition, and include many new excursions, among them Buttermilk Falls, Watkins Glen, the Black River Canal Towpath, and the recently-designated Finger Lakes National Forest. These outings are designed to take you into wildlife management and wilderness areas where few man-made elements intrude, through marshland and game refuges, and along wild streams and deep gorges―all merely an hour or so from upstate metropolitan centers.
Excursions range from half-day walks for families to overnight circuits for campers or backpackers and many of them are suitable for ski-touring or snowshoeing. For each, you will find: easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead; walking distances; vertical rise; landmarks; estimated hiking time; and a topographical trail map.
50 Hikes in the Adirondacks: Short Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks Throughout the Park, Fourth Edition
This classic guide to hiking in the Adirondacks has been extensively revised and updated and now includes 5 new hikes.
Barbara McMartin has been hiking in the Adirondacks for decades; her family, for generations. She has distilled her vast experience into the 50 hikes offered here, representing a cross-section of the wilderness and wild forest: rugged peak climbs, gentle trips to distant waterfalls, bushwhacks to wild rivers. In all she describes 360 miles of trails to caves, uninhabited lakes, wetlands, cliffs, and fire towers across the Park’s 6 million acres.
The hikes range in length from 1.5 to 13.5 miles. Each hike description includes a topographic map, mile-by-mile directions, and information on distance, difficulty, terrain, and hiking time. An overview chart makes it easy to pick a hike for every ability. Throughout, McMartin provides commentary on the natural history of the region, along with colorful incidents from Adirondack history. 50 black and white photographs, 51 maps
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon
This newly updated and revised edition of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Albuquerque hits classic trails and uncovers paths where no guidebook has gone before. This is the essential guide to north-central New Mexico, from the black lava badlands in El Malpais National Monument to the cool aspens in Santa Fe National Forest. Explore newly opened lands in the Ojito Wilderness and the Valles Caldera, or revisit the past with nostalgic walks along the Rio Grande and Route 66. Hikes lead to ancient pueblos, ghost towns, slot canyons, strange hoodoos and other treasures in the heart of New Mexico, all just a daytrip or less from the Duke City.
Each chapter serves as both a navigational aide and an interpretive guide to familiarize hikers with wondrous destinations in the Land of Enchantment. This comprehensive guidebook outlines the level of difficulty for each hike, and includes extensive maps and trail profiles to assist hiking enthusiasts and day-trippers alike. Experience the Rio Grande, old Route 66, ancient pueblos, ghost towns, and other charms of the area with this essential guide.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati: Including Clifton Gorge, Southeast Indiana, and Northern Kentucky
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati covers the best and oftentimes little-known hiking destinations within 60 miles of the greater Cincinnati area. The hikes were selected based on family friendliness, scenery, and history. Many of the hikes fall between 3 to 5 miles in length, providing parents with a relaxing and revitalizing hike that even little ones can enjoy. Author Tammy York hiked most of the trails with her two young daughters. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati was created with other parents and newbie hikers in mind, yet it provides plenty of challenging hikes for skilled outdoor adventurers. Trails in this guide cover Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, and range from easy to difficult.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Dallas/Fort Worth: Includes Tarrant, Collin, and Denton Counties
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Dallas / Fort Worth covers the best trails the metroplex has to offer, including popular trails as well as lesser-known paths no guidebook has covered before. This is the essential guide you’ll need for hiking in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. Choose a trek alongside ancient dinosaur tracks at Dinosaur Valley State Park, or follow fresh prints of live coyote and white-tailed deer at Lake Mineral Wells. Explore remnants of Texas’ disappearing blackland prairie, or wander amongst the dense hardwood forests of the riparian wetlands. A hike for every mood, you can pick a quiet hike to a secluded pecan grove or an upbeat populated hike to a State Champion Oak Tree or maybe you just want to feel like a pioneer as you hike through the wilderness of the LBJ National Grasslands. Hikes include treks through open prairies, rolling hillsides, lakeside beaches, and other treasures all found just a daytrip or less from the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder: Including Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park
Denver, Boulder, and the surrounding region offer an amazing natural panorama for outdoor enthusiasts and contain some of the best hiking in the world. With such a bewildering wealth of hikes at their disposal, author Kim Lipker presents travelers with a variety of the very best trails in the area, and most within an hour’s drive or less. Extensive key-at-a-glance information makes it easy to choose a hike based on length, difficulty, scenery, and more. Including hikes near Fort Collins, Boulder, and Colorado Springs, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder is the only guidebook that pinpoints great hikes that are also close to home.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston: Includes Huntsville, Galveston, and Beaumont
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Houston uncovers hikes around Houston that previously had gone unnoticed. This is the essential guide to this area, from the Big Thicket of east Texas to the coast of Galveston Island. Explore most of the 138-mile Lone Star Trail with over a dozen hikes breaking up the trail into manageable segments. Hikes lead to old native homesteads, native prairies, deep forests, riparian woodlands, urban byways, wildlife preserves along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, wetlands, and numerous bayous and waterways. Each chapter serves as both a navigational aide and an interpretive guide to familiarize hikers with wondrous destinations in and around The Bayou City.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison: Including Dane and Surrounding Counties
Madison and the surrounding area is surprising cornucopia of great hiking destinations, many of which fly right under the radar. Avid hikers will find 60 detailed hikes, more than any other area guidebook, with a wide variety of terrain and skill level. This is a new edition of what has already become the definitive Madison trekking guide by author Kevin Revolinski.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City: Including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island
With so many superb trails in the New York City area, planning a hike can be a frustrating endeavor, but with this newly revised and updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City finding the right trail is a snap. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, these hikes showcase Paleolithic rock shelters, ruins from the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, a bat cave, ghostly ruins, and much, much more.
Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City include a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in Hope, New Jersey, a deep exploration of Trout Brook Valley near Weston, and a scenic section of the Appalachian Trail that runs by Fitzgerald Falls in New York. Packed with valuable tips and humorous observations, the guide prepares both novices and veterans for the outdoors and includes all the information hikers need to get the most out of the trails, including: · Driving directions and GPS coordinates for all 60 trailheads to take the guesswork out of the trip.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia: Including Surrounding Counties and Hunterdon and Mercer, NJ
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.