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An Explorer's Guide: Maine (Explorer's Guide Maine)

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Publisher Comments:

The most trustworthy and reliable guidebook to the vacationland of Maine has been revised and updated once again! With fresh recommendations for restaurants, accommodations, shopping, and recreation; all the traveler's resources and information you'd otherwise have to glean from countless Web sites and brochures; leads on local celebrations and festivals, the best seafood shacks, cutting-edge art galleries, adventurous excursions--you'll find everything you need in Explorer's Guide, just as you have for the last thirty years.

Explorer's Guides give travelers the tools and knowledge they need to discover every corner of a state. Whether you're looking for the perfect traditional Maine sporting camp, an outfitter to guide a rafting trip, trailheads, artists' colonies, historic homes, or museums, this most comprehensive guide to the state has all the answers.

An alphabetical "What's Where" section explains everything from the Abenaki and blueberrying to summer theater and windjammers; up-to-date regional and downtown maps help you get around; handy icons point out places of extra value, family- and pet-friendly establishments, wheelchair-accessible sites and businesses, popular wedding venues, and more.

Synopsis:

'A classy series with encyclopedic coverage.'--National Geographic Traveler. Now with color highlights inside!

Synopsis:

"As essential as a Swiss Army Knife in the north woods or a compass on the coast . . . thoughtfully organized, easy to use, sparing with soaring description and wonderfully profligate with minor details."--Wayne Curtis, The New York Times

Synopsis:

The Swiss Army knife of guidebooks, this is the standard that all other Maine travel guides are judged by. This bestseller continues to expand and has more than 25 maps.

New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:
  • Activities jump off the page
  • Find lodging, dining--and more-- town by town at a glance
  • Helpful hints such as community information and local guidance are easier than ever to see!
  • Highlights stand out

Synopsis:

Anyone thinking about taking an Allagash canoe trip needs this guide. With information about what to take, how much time is needed, where to start, what to do with a vehicle, campsites and much, much more, the reader will start their first trip with information that would take years to accumulate on their own. The equipment and food lists in the book are extensive. They evolved over many years and will cover a variety of tripping situations. This book, along with author Gil Gilpatricks book The Allagash Journey, will make the reader an Allagash expert the first time out.

About the Author

Christina Tree is a travel writer for the Boston Globe and defined the Explorer's Guides high standards nearly 30 years ago. She is an award-winning member of the Society for American Travel Writers. Her books include Explorer's Guide Maine. She lives in Cambridge, MA.Nancy English writes food and travel stories for The Boston Globe and the Portland Press Telegram and is the restaurant reviewer for the Maine Sunday Telegram. She writes essays for Yankee Magazine, After the Sun magazine, and articles for Portland Monthly. She is also the author of Chow Maine, Explorer's Guide Maine, and Explorer's Guide Maine Coast & Islands. She lives in Portland, Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881509076
Author:
English, Nancy
Publisher:
Countryman Press
Author:
Tree, Christina
Author:
Gilpatrick, Gil
Subject:
United States - Northeast - New England (General)
Subject:
Maine
Subject:
United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Subject:
Travel - U.S./New England
Edition Description:
Fifteenth Edition
Series:
Explorer's Complete
Publication Date:
20100607
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color highlights throughout, 100 black-a
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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Product details 720 pages Countryman Press - English 9780881509076 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 'A classy series with encyclopedic coverage.'--National Geographic Traveler. Now with color highlights inside!
"Synopsis" by , "As essential as a Swiss Army Knife in the north woods or a compass on the coast . . . thoughtfully organized, easy to use, sparing with soaring description and wonderfully profligate with minor details."--Wayne Curtis, The New York Times
"Synopsis" by , The Swiss Army knife of guidebooks, this is the standard that all other Maine travel guides are judged by. This bestseller continues to expand and has more than 25 maps.

New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:
  • Activities jump off the page
  • Find lodging, dining--and more-- town by town at a glance
  • Helpful hints such as community information and local guidance are easier than ever to see!
  • Highlights stand out
"Synopsis" by ,

Anyone thinking about taking an Allagash canoe trip needs this guide. With information about what to take, how much time is needed, where to start, what to do with a vehicle, campsites and much, much more, the reader will start their first trip with information that would take years to accumulate on their own. The equipment and food lists in the book are extensive. They evolved over many years and will cover a variety of tripping situations. This book, along with author Gil Gilpatricks book The Allagash Journey, will make the reader an Allagash expert the first time out.

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