Christina Tree Vermont: An Explorer's Guide

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Vermont: An Explorer's Guide

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9780881502275: Vermont: An Explorer's Guide

A newly revised and expanded edition of the best-selling and most respected guide to the Green Mountain State.

This all-new eleventh edition of Vermont: An Explorer's Guide covers every corner of the Green Mountain state, from the lush shores of the Connecticut River to the panoramas of Lake Champlain, up through the Green Mountains, and beyond the most popular tourist destinations to delight travelers of all tastes and budgets.

Features include:
· An alphabetical "What's Where" subject guide to aid in trip planning
· Hundreds of dining reviews, from roadside diners to four-star restaurants
· Opinionated listings of inns, B&Bs, hotels, and vacation cottages
· Handy icons that point out pet- and family-friendly establishments, wheelchair access, and places of special value
· Exhaustive listings of activities and attractions
· 100 b/w photographs, 25 maps, index.

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From the Author:

Why I love co-authoring Vermont, An Explorer's Guide: People frequently ask me how I got "this job" and I have to explain that I made it up. Over the past 30 years I have written more than 1000 New England travel articles for The Boston Globe and roughly 20 years ago I began incorporating these stories into a series of books, which were the first to describe each of the New England states region by region and in practical detail. Vermont was the second in this series and half way through writing the first edition my mother became gravely ill so my publisher, Peter Jennison, swung in as the co-author. That was lucky! Peter, a novelist,7th generation Vermonter and historian, is a great asset to the book which--we think--combines some great word pictures of Vermont's least as well as best known places with all the detail info you need to explore them. I myself travel thousands of miles around the state every year, sleep as many places as I can and walk into hundreds of lodging places. I also check out shops, restaurant and take time to hike, boat and otherwise keep enjoying Vermont, which just keeps getting better the more I explore it.

About the Author:

Christina Tree is a longtime travel writer for the Boston Globe and a contributing editor to the Yankee Magazine Guide to New England. She is credited with creating and defining the Explorer's Guides' high standards more than 25 years ago—a standard that she continues to influence to this day. She is also the co-author of Explorer's Guides to New Hampshire, Vermont, and the Berkshire Hills and Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Diane E. Foulds is an eighth-generation Vermonter who has written about her home state for such publications as the Boston Globe, AAA's Northern New England Journey, Yankee Magazine Travel, and Voyageur. She lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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