Insider's Guide to North Carolina's Mountains

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2000 - Mountains - 496 pages
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The Insiders' Guides series has an all-new look and feel for 2000! The terrific content that the series is known for -- the best hotels, restaurants, annual events, and attractions, parks and recreation chapters, and superb relocation information -- is showcased in the new, handy 6 x 9" trim size, bright, eye-catching cover with updated logo, and a streamlined, easy-to-use interior.Lush and beautiful in the spring, dry and comfortable in the summer, and spectacularly colorful in the fall, the mountains of North Carolina are truly a year-round vacation destination. In addition to the standard comprehensive Insiders' rundown of chapters on accommodations, restaurants, and attractions, this popular guide includes unique chapters on waterfalls, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation.

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Contents

How to Use this Book
1
Getting Around
25
Nightlife
58
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns
80
Other Accommodations
116
Shopping Destinations
134
Outdoor Safety
168
Skiing
214
Waterfalls
284
Rock Hounding
306
Arts and Culture
334
Mountain Crafts
376
Real Estate
397
Retirement
413
Healthcare
427
Education
441

Forests and Parks
229
Attractions
250
Kidstuff
264
Index of Advertisers
456
Copyright

About the author (2000)

Constance E. Richards is a freelance writer, journalist, and interpreter based in Asheville, North Carolina. She has written for "Time," the "London Daily Telegraph, Sports Illustrated, Fortune," "Conde Nast Traveler," and many other national and international newspapers and magazines.
Kenneth L. Richards is an editor, feature columnist, poet, winemaster, educator, and tour guide. He has been an Asheville, North Carolina resident since 1979.

Pacher is a writer/editor, whose assignments have taken her all over the world. She now freelances from her home in the North Carolina's mountains.

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