Visit Southern Pines--which bills itself as the Golf Capital of the World, sleep in the tavern where Cornwallis stayed in 1781 in Hillsborough, and experience the haunt of Blackbeard in Bath. These are just some of the 25 intriguing day trips revealed in this guide.
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Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day Trips describes hundreds of fascinating, exciting (and many free of charge) things to do, most within a two-hour drive of Raleigh-Durham.You can explore our Colonial past and "birthplace of independence" with a guided walking tour through historic Halifax. Sample "pig in a pup," an oversized barbecue-stuffed hush puppy served at King's Restaurant, one of numerous barbecue joints in the state. Drive down US 1 south to find more than forty-three championship courses in this area known as the Golf Capital of the World. Each day trip includes travel directions, destination highlights, other places to visit along the way, choice restaurants and lodging (including price ranges) and shopping. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 224 pages, maps)
Ralph Grizzle is a contributing editor to North Carolina's Our State magazine, where he frequently writes about travel destinations within the state. His travel articles have appeared in Hemisphere, the United Airlines in-flight magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, among other national publications. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Book Description Globe Pequot, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110762722800
Book Description Globe Pequot. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0762722800 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1258298