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Backroads and Byways of Minnesota Drives Day Trips and Weekend Excursions

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ISBN-10: 0881509329

ISBN-13: 9780881509328

Edition: N/A

Authors: Amy C. Rea

List price: $18.95
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Travel from the Twin Cities into the northermost reaches of the state#xE2;#x80;#x94;the North Shore, Boundary Waters, and Canadian border; then explore the scenic byways that follow the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix rivers, wander the southern prairies and through the lake districts. Included are details of lesser-traveled roads and regions, sites to see, tours, parks and trails, and historical information. 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#xE2;#x80;#x99;t know well,take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book.You#xE2;#x80;#x99;ll discover the most interesting places…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Amy C. Rea was born and raised in Minnesota and has spent (almost) her whole life there. She writes about Minnesota for the CBS website wcco.com and for her own blog, A Closer Look at Flyover Land. She spends much of her free time exploring her home state, looking for the next hidden gem. Her books include Explorer's Guide Minnesota and Backroads & Byways of Minnesota. Rea lives in Eden Prairie, MN.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The North Shore, Part 1: Hinckley to Lutsen
The North Shore, Part 2: Grand Marais, Grand Portage, and the Gunflint Trail
Western Boundary Waters: Highway 1 to Ely
International Falls and Voyageurs National Park
The Canadian Border: West to Roseau
Northern Lakes and Forests, Part 1: South from Bemidji
Northern Lakes and Forests, Part 2: North and East of Bemidji
Brainerd Lakes Gull Lake and Environs
St. Croix River Valley and America's Little Sweden
Northern Mississippi River Bluff Country: Hastings to Lake City
La Crescent to Wabasha: Apple Blossoms and River Towns
Minnesota River Valley, Part 1: Carver to Mankato
Minnesota River Valley, Part 2: Mankato to Fairfax
River Bluffs and Amish Country
Pioneer Trails, Different Eras
Prairie Country