July 29, 2014

ROAD TRIP!

Drive I-95 : Exit by Exit Info, Maps, History and Trivia

Drive I-95 offers easy-to-follow 30-mile color maps providing mile-by-mile overviews of the road ahead. These help you quickly locate upcoming services on each side of the road going North or South. The maps and the fun stories of the road are useful for family travelers, seniors, salesmen, truckers, campers and RVers, University students and their parents, military personnel and people who live and work near I-95
 Interstate 95 is America's Main Street, stretching from Maine to Miami. It is the U.S.'s busiest highway, with 75,000,000 people living and working along the route, and it journeys though 7 of America's major cities: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Jacksonville and Miami.There is so much to see along the way that one of our fans wrote, Drive I-95 "makes your road trip a vacation unto itself. It mentions many un-advertised and curious stops along the way."


March 4, 2014

Rick Steves' Best of Europe 2014

You can count on Rick Steves' to tell you what you really need to know when planning a Grand Tour of Europe. In this guide, Rick covers the best of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland.

You’ll find a healthy mix of big cities, small towns, and exciting regions, including:

London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, and Barcelona
Rothenberg, Bruges, Haarlem, Hallstatt, and Gimmelwald
Provence, the French Riviera, Germany's Romantic Road, Switzerland's Berner Oberland, and Italy's Cinque Terre

Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. You’ll learn how to find the right bus in Rome, an inexpensive crêpe in Paris, and which museums and sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves' guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

January 13, 2014

Day Trips from New York City: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler


Rediscover the simple pleasure of a day trip with Day Trips from New York City. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for vacationers to do, see and discover within a two-hour drive of the New York metro area.

September 30, 2013

Trips for Lit Lovers

Off the Beaten Page encourages avid readers, particularly those in book clubs and other groups, to leave the security of their living rooms and seek to experience in person the places they’ve read about. Inspired by years of excursions with her own book club, award-winning journalist Terri Peterson Smith offers lively, expert guidance through fifteen US destinations ideal for anyone eager to mix their love of travel and quality time with friends or family with their desire for meaningful cultural experiences.

Walking New York: The Best of the City

Presents itineraries for fifteen walking tours in Manhattan, with descriptions of the attractions located along each route; information about the history, architecture, and culture of the city; maps; and photographs.

July 23, 2013

Kayaking Long Island

 Paddling Long Island is the only book on the market to depict routes and destinations across the whole of Long Island and the New York City area. And it showcases 50 of the very best. It is a diverse selection, too. After all, according to skill level, weather, personal mood, and other factors, a paddler may want open, fast water one day, but a quiet, protected experience at another time, and something in-between later on. It’s all here, from New York City to the far eastern tip of Long Island’s Montauk Point.

May 28, 2013

Smithsonian.com: The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013

...the top towns also boast heartwarming settings where the air is a little fresher, the grass greener, the pace gentler than in metropolitan America. Generally, they’re devoted to preserving their historic centers, encouraging talent and supporting careful economic growth. There’s usually an institution of higher learning, too.

Most important are the people, unpretentious people with small-town values and high cultural expectations—not a bad recipe for society at large.

Click HERE to see the entire list of 20 small towns to visit.

March 2, 2013

Globe Trekker Australia

Megan McCormick, Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, and Estelle Bingham admire Uluru, dive the Great Barrier Reef, experience Surfers Paradise, visit the Port Arthur prison colony site, come face to face with Tasmania's wildlife, mine for opals in Cooper Pedy, attend a traditional Aboriginal corroboree ritual. They have traversed the Australian continent to find the country's most unusual and exciting places.