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RV Vacations for Dummies (For Dummies)
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From New England to the Oregon Coast, from Texas to the Tetons, America is full of fascinating and friendly places — and your RV is a great way to get to any one of them. This fun, friendly guide shows you how to get the most out of your RV vacations with fun itineraries and handy tips on:
Like every For Dummies travel guide, RV Vacations For Dummies includes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-398) and index.
Your insiders guide to the best places and prices
Everything you need to hit the road with confidence!
An RV lets you go anywhere, at your own pace but where to head first? Relax! With 14 "best-drive" trips throughout the United States, plus practical advice on RV travel, this easy guide will get you and your vacation rolling.
About the Author
Harry Basch and the late Shirley Slater, a renowned husband-and-wife travel writing team, have been published internationally over the past 20 years. Former stage, film, and television actors, they wrote their syndicated column "Cruise Views" for the Los Angeles Times for more than 15 years and produced six annual editions of the North American Ski Guide For Prodigy Computer Services. They also wrote two editions of Frommer's Exploring America by RV; a monthly newsletter, Shirley and Harry's RV Adventures; and four books on worldwide cruising. Shirley died in August 2002 following a brief illness.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of RVing.
Chapter 2: Choosing the Right Itinerary and Season for You.
Chapter 3: Selecting Your RV.
Chapter 4: Planning Your Budget.
Chapter 5: Planning Ahead for Special Travel Needs.
Part II: Ironing Out the Details.
Chapter 6: Dealing with Your RV.
Chapter 7: Packing It In.
Chapter 8: Eating on the Road.
Chapter 9: Sleeping on the Road.
Chapter 10: Tying Up the Loose Ends.
Part III: Exploring the East.
Chapter 11: The Coast of Maine: Lobster Land.
Chapter 12: Western New York: Cooperstown to Niagara Falls.
Chapter 13: Blue Ridge Mountains: Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway.
Chapter 14: The Gulf Coast: Tallahassee to New Orleans.
Chapter 15: The Natchez Trace: Natchez, MS, to Nashville, TN.
Part IV: Discovering Mid-America.
Chapter 16: Texas Hill Country: Bluebonnets and Barbecue.
Chapter 17: The Heart of Ohio: A Circle Around Circleville.
Chapter 18: Northern Minnesota: Paul Bunyan Country.
Chapter 19: The Ozarks and Branson: Hot Springs to Springfield.
Part V: Seeing the West.
Chapter 20: Montana and Wyoming: Tracking Buffalo Bill.
Chapter 21: New Mexico: Billy the Kid Meets E.T.
Chapter 22: The Oregon Coast: California to Washington.
Chapter 23: California Central Coast: Malibu to Monterey.
Chapter 24: Route 66: OK to LA.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Great Snowbird Getaways.
Chapter 26: Ten Best Factory Tours.
Chapter 27: Ten Zaniest Museums.
Appendix: Quick Concierge.
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