Play Hard Rest Easy: The Mid-Atlantic
By Kristen Knight & John Taylor
National Release: Spring 2006
This unique soft-adventure travel guidebook will provide everything the reader needs to explore and enjoy one of 12 four-season vacation destinations in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. The guidebook reviews select accommodations, dining establishments, local points of interest and provides a rundown of the best hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing and other active pursuits in each of the destinations. Digitally drawn maps and compelling black and white photographs complement the straightforward and occasionally witty editorial.
Charlottesville and the Piedmont
Abingdon and the Blue Ridge Highlands
The Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula
Northern Shenandoah Valley
Southern Shenandoah Valley
Annapolis and Southern Maryland
Frederick and Western Maryland
The Eastern Shore
and Washington D.C.
Here's what you'll find under each section:
Hiking Hundreds of hikes, including famous summit trails and little known paths. Mountain Biking Easy-going logging roads to challenging singletrack and wicked downhill runs Paddling Quietwater, whitewater, and sea kayaking Skiing Downhill ski resorts and Backcountry ski areas Plus Road Biking Swimming Holes Rock Climbing Horseback Riding Snowshoeing Rainy Day Workouts And more!
Upscale Lodging Historic inns, country inns, B&Bs, and full-service resorts Gourmet Dining Restaurants, bistros, cafes, dessert shops, and picnic spots
And Much More
Shopping Museums Historic Sites Art Galleries Antiquing Back Roads Touring Music & Theater Long Weekend Itineraries Put this gem in your pack! You'll pull it out often as you explore the trails, paths, villages, and back roads of the Southeast. Plan the perfect getaway with photos, facts, detailed directions, maps, websites, and much more.