The great towns of America

all new guide to the 100 best getaways for a vacation or a lifetime
  • 624 Pages
  • 0.39 MB
  • English
West Press , San Diego, CA
Cities and towns, Guide
StatementDavid Vokac & Joan Vokac
ContributionsVokac, Joan, 1948-
LC ClassificationsE158 .V65 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination624 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24925133M
ISBN 100930743105
ISBN 139780930743109
LC Control Number2011453430

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America's getaways are truly diverse. Discover memorable towns throughout the United States featured in our unique travel guidebooks. We spent years criss-crossing the country, seeking independent towns far from America's big cities in the best scenic locales where recreation is abundant, people are friendly, and visitor-serving facilities are special.

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I travel a great deal and always take a Vokac Great Towns book along, whether it is one of the more specialized area guides, or an all-encompassing tome like the GT of America/5(6). The Great Towns of America will be the premier guide to America's best towns.

By popular demand, the author has taken his "Great Towns of The West" concept across America for his seventh guidebook. If you want an exciting place for a vacation, away from the crime and congestion of cities, in a place abounding with scenic and recreational Reviews: 6.

Buy Books. Discover the Great Towns of America. The nation's top getaways for a vacation or a lifetime competed for placement on this elite list of the best places to live and to vacation.

All of the towns in the original () edition were considered, along with towns across the nation. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA: Travel Guide to One of the Great Towns of America.

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A town, such as London, where a man may wander for hours together without reaching the beginning of the end, without meeting the slightest hint which could lead to the inference that. Discover creative communities, fresh air, and ideal getaways. Whether you're looking for a great place to buy a painting on a weekend road trip or an inspiring and beautiful community in which to start a new life, The Best Art Towns in America puts you on the right track.

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We recently asked our Facebook fans to share their picks for the cutest small towns in America, and more than 1, of you chimed in. Here are some of our favorite nominations, all with populations of un (We know there are many more charming little towns out there that aren't included on this list—share your favorite small town in the comments below!).

Welcome to Historic Towns of America. We travel the country visiting some of the most historic towns in America as well as many of the oldest places. Did you know the United States of America is the 4th largest country in the world with land mass and the 3rd most populated.

Officially established in America has a deep, rich history of. Texas and California top the list thanks to mining and oil towns, with Texas surging after ’s Spindletop discovery and California towns booming in the rail expansion of the s.

Great Plains states such as Kansas, Oklahoma and the Dakotas have the ruins of farming communities destroyed by the Dust Bowl and economic downturns of the s. David Vokac has been dubbed the Guru of Great Towns.

Since he has crisscrossed America searching for ideal towns combining scenic grandeur, exhilarating outdoor recreation options, and strong regional culture. He believes that in small town America, the true diversity of this nation is captured best/5(3). It was books such as Where the Red Fern Grows and Anne of Green Gables and The Red Pony that most informed my childhood sense of myself, and cultivated in.

The book towns are officially united through the International Organisation of Book Towns. The movement started in with Richard Booth in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, and now includes towns.

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Their national best-selling book on the project, Our Towns: A ,Mile Journey into the Heart of America, was published in May, They are currently in production with HBO on a documentary.

Step right on to Main Street at any point in history, and be immersed in the wonder and unique flavor of life in your town, or any town in America. Penned by local experts, each Images of America book weaves the history of a community in stories and rare photos, from its beginnings to today.

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The town is gone now And the treasure of my life is spent Upon the night winds and the weeds, And on eternity. — Perry Eberhart, Ghosts of the Colorado Plains, Swallow Press Books, Athens, Ohio, See our Ghost Town Photo Galleries HERE. Also See: The American West.

Destinations of America. Forts & Presidios. Lost Landmarks & Vanished Sites. Check out our list of great small towns across America. Some are classics and some are lesser-known gems, but all deliver on the promise of hospitality and true charm.

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A romantic town serves as the setting of Nicholas Sparks’ novels “A Walk to Remember” and “The Choice,” Beaufort lies on the eastern tip of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast in the famous Outer Banks and stands as one of the best coastal towns in along the pier or check out one of the many historic homes Beaufort is known for, the oldest of which is the Hammock House of.

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There's also great food: Don't miss ice cream at Annabelle's, pastries at Le Maison, and. Top 10 beautiful towns in the United States. Throughout the United States, we have hundreds of adorable small towns.

This list is obviously going to be very much opinion from my own experience. Or some friends had suggested them and I did some research on it. Let’s take a look at my top 10 most beautiful towns in the United States.

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