Frommer's Virginia

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Wiley, Mar 6, 2012 - Travel - 352 pages
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  • Insider advice on Virginia's most charming small towns, the best trails in Shenandoah National Park, and the finest sun and surf at Virginia Beach. Plus leads on the best fishing, golf, hiking, river rafting, and foliage tours.
  • Insightful commentary on Virginia's most intriguing historic sites, from Jefferson's Monticello and Colonial Williamsburg to the solemn expanses of Arlington National Cemetery and Civil War battlefields.
  • Where to find historic taverns, down-home Southern barbecue joints, sophisticated cafes, and the scoop on the latest dining scenes throughout the state. We'll also deliver honest, in-depth reviews of accommodations in every price range, from colonial inns and distinctive B&Bs to family-friendly motels.
  • Detailed, accurate maps of regions, cities, and parks.
  • Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.
  • Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.
  • User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

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We are planning a trip from Massachusetts thru the mountains of Virginia to Richmond and ending at Virginia Beach...this book provided excellent information... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Born and raised in North Carolina near Hampton Roads, Bill Goodwin ( has lived in northern Virginia since 1979. He was an award-winning newspaper reporter for the Atlanta Journal before becoming a legal counsel and speechwriter for two U.S. senators, Sam Nunn of Georgia and Sam J. Ervin, Jr., of North Carolina. Now a full-time travel writer, Goodwin is also the author of Frommer’s South Pacific, Frommer’s Tahiti & French Polynesia, and Frommer's Fiji.

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