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Adventuring in the Chesapeake Bay Area (Sierra Club Adventure Travel Guides)
Synopses & Reviews
With scores of rivers, coves, picturesque fishing villages, and small boat harbors, and with hundreds of miles of canoeable rivers, the Chesapeake Bay Area is one of America's favorite vacation destinations. This revised edition of Adventuring in the Chesapeake Bay Area covers every major town between Havre de Grace and Virginia Beach, including Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C. Author John Bowen covers a wide variety of outdoor activities, touring excursions, and places to stay.
Indispensable for residents and visitors alike, Adventuring in the Chesapeake Bay Area blends the rich cultural heritage of the region with its myriad opportunities for outdoor adventure.
Book News Annotation:
A travel guide in which Journalist Bowen describes features that represent both the natural and political history of the region surrounding the largest bay in the US. He includes outdoor activities, sight-seeing in and around the cities, battlegrounds, and celebrations and festivals. Appendices provide practical information on such matters as weather. The first edition appeared in 1990.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Chesapeake Bay, one of the richest estuaries in the world, is the largest bay in the United States, and has a beautiful natural area offering scores of rivers, coves, picturesque fishing villages and small boat harbors. It also has hundreds of miles of canoeable rivers, and a wide variety of outdoor activities. An indispensable guide for residents and visitors alike, Adventuring in the Chesapeake Bay Area blends the rich cultural heritage of the region with its myriad opportunities for outdoor adventure.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
About the Author
John Bowen, a former associate editor of theNewport News Times-Herald, is also the author of Adventuring Along the Southeast Coast
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