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Backroads and Byways of Maryland Drives, Day Trips and Weekend Excursions

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ISBN-10: 0881509264

ISBN-13: 9780881509267

Edition: N/A

Authors: Leslie Atkins

List price: $19.95
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Maryland has so muchto offer travelers andresidents alike: indulge inexquisite seafood, enjoyrecreational and spectatorsports, search the beachesfor shark's teeth, traceCivil War troop movements,track the heydayof the railroads, andvisit lighthouses that haveguided countless boatersthrough the ChesapeakeBay. All you have to do isjump in the car'”and takethis book along! Ideas andoptions are clearly presentedfor short-trip itineraries to please everybody in your party. About the series: Whether you need to get away for a weekend orlonger, want to explore your home state or makeplans for free time in an area you don't know well,take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book.You'll discover…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Travel writer Leslie Atkins is a native of Maryland. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, USA Today, the Baltimore Sun, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Baltimore Magazine, among many other publications.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Crisfield and Smith Island: Discovering Isolation on the Eastern Shore
Dramatic Atlantic Coastline: Traversing the Ocean City Beach, Boardwalk, and Beyond
Cambridge and Salisbury: Finding Quirky Charm off US 50
Seductive Waters of the Chesapeake Bay: Crossing to Easton, St. Michaels, Tilghman Island, and Oxford
Point Lookout and St. George Island: Touring Lighthouses and Military Strongholds
Solomons Island and Points North: Exploring Boating and Beaches on the Bay's Western Shore
Southern Tobacco Country: Tracing the Escape Route of John Wilkes Booth
Annapolis-Sailors' State Capital: Tracking Political Intrigue in Little-Known Places
Historic Western Maryland: Trekking through the Scenic Mountains
Antietam Battlefield and the Mason-Dixon Line: Retracing the Steps of the War between the North and South
Brunswick, Point of Rocks, and Hagerstown: Discovering Where the Railroads Led
Ellicott City and Frederick: Finding Where Old Is New, from Antiques to Ghosts
Thurmont and Emmitsburg: Exploring Close to Catoctin Mountain
Westminster, Taneytown, and Sykesville: Exploring Historic Small Towns of Central Maryland
Hidden Baltimore-A City of Neighborhoods: Uncovering Places Even Many Locals Don't Know
Hampden and the Horses: Thrilling in Hometown Baltimore
Havre de Grace Waterfront: Touring the Lower Susquehanna River
Chesapeake City, North East, and Elkton: Wandering around the Upper Chesapeake Bay