9780764562860

Frommer's the Carolinas & Georgia

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  • ISBN13:

    9780764562860

  • ISBN10:

    076456286X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Summary

You2ll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer2s. It2s like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might goothey2ve done the legwork for you, and they2re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer2s Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You2d be lost without us! Much more detailed and comprehensive than the major competition, this is the most reliable and in-depth guide you can buy. It2s personally researched and full of candid opinions. You2ll find wonderful places to stay in all price ranges: plush golf resorts, stunningly restored B&Bs in historic homes, high-tech business hotels, beachfront motels and condos, and family campgrounds. And our authors have selected a memorable collection of restaurants to give you a true taste of the South, from the best barbecue joints to elegant bistros in Charleston and Savannah. With Frommer2s in hand, you2ll hit all the highlights: spectacular gardens, historic plantation homes, the Outer Banks, the Great Smoky Mountains, world-class golf courses, family fun in Myrtle Beach, and more. You2ll even get a free color fold-out map! Other great guides for your trip include Frommer2s Portable Charleston & Savannah and Frommer2s Atlanta.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
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The Best of the Carolinas & Georgia
1(10)
The Best Scenic Drives
2(1)
The Best Family Vacations
3(1)
The Best Places to Rediscover the Old South
3(1)
The Best Small Towns
4(1)
The Best Festivals & Events
4(1)
The Best Offbeat Travel Experiences
5(1)
The Best Day Hikes
5(1)
The Best Golf Courses
6(1)
The Best Beaches
7(1)
The Best Fishing
7(1)
The Best Luxury Hotels & Resorts
8(1)
The Best Moderately Priced Hotels
8(1)
The Best Budget Hotels
9(1)
The Best Camping
9(1)
The Best Restaurants
10(1)
For Foreign Visitors
11(11)
Preparing for Your Trip
11(3)
Getting to the U.S.
14(1)
Getting Around the U.S.
15(7)
Fast Facts: For the Foreign Traveler
16(6)
Planning a Trip to North Carolina
22(18)
The Regions in Brief
22(3)
Visitor Information & Money
25(1)
What Things Cost in Asheville
25(1)
When to Go
26(4)
North Carolina Calendar of Events
26(4)
A Dilly of an Affair
30(1)
The Active Vacation Planner
30(3)
Tips for Travelers with Special Needs
33(2)
Getting There
35(1)
Getting Around
36(4)
Fast Facts: North Carolina
38(2)
Wilmington & the Outer Banks
40(37)
Wilmington & Cape Fear
41(11)
Lights, Camera, Action!
44(8)
Beaufort
52(2)
Morehead City
54(5)
A Real-Life Desert Island
58(1)
New Bern
59(3)
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
62(4)
Nags Head & the Outer Banks
66(11)
The Lost Colony
70(7)
The Piedmont
77(39)
Raleigh
77(7)
Durham
84(5)
Chapel Hill
89(5)
An Artful Getaway
92(2)
Winston-Salem
94(8)
The Search for Mayberry
98(4)
Greensboro
102(5)
Furniture in North Carolina
104(3)
Charlotte
107(9)
Finger-Lickin' Down-Home Cooking
113(3)
Southern Pies & the Pinehurst Sandhills
116(10)
Pinehurst
117(5)
The Links of Pinehurst
119(3)
Southern Pines
122(4)
Asheville & the High Country
126(24)
Enjoying the Great Outdoors in the High Country
126(2)
Asheville
128(12)
The Greatest Mansion in the Mountains
131(9)
Boone
140(3)
Banner Elk
143(2)
Blowing Rock
145(3)
The Blue Ridge Parkway
148(2)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
150(19)
Cherokee: Gateway to the Smokies
152(4)
Unto These Hills
155(1)
The Smokies: Just the Facts
156(2)
Seeing the Park's Highlights
158(2)
Sports & Outdoor Pursuits
160(3)
Camping
163(1)
Where to Stay
163(4)
Where to Dine
167(2)
Planning a Trip to South Carolina
169(13)
The Regions in Brief
169(3)
Visitor Information
172(1)
When to Go
173(4)
South Carolina Calendar of Events
173(4)
What Things Cost in Charleston
177(1)
The Active Vacation Planner
177(1)
Tips for Travelers with Special Needs
178(1)
Getting There
179(1)
Getting Around
180(2)
Fast Facts: South Carolina
180(2)
Charleston
182(41)
Orientation
183(1)
Neighborhoods in Brief
183(1)
Getting Around
184(2)
Fast Facts: Charleston
185(1)
Accommodations
186(10)
Family-Friendly Hotels
195(1)
Dining
196(6)
Family-Friendly Restaurants
202(1)
Attractions
202(8)
Frommer's Favorite Charleston Experiences
209(1)
Organized Tours
210(1)
Beaches & Outdoor Pursuits
211(2)
Shopping
213(4)
Charleston After Dark
217(2)
A Side Trip to Edisto Island
219(2)
Kiawah Island & the Isle of Palms
221(2)
Hilton Head & the Low Country
223(20)
Essentials
223(1)
Beaches, Golf, Tennis & Other Outdoor Pursuits
224(6)
Hilton Head's Wonderful Wildlife
229(1)
Where to Stay
230(5)
Where to Dine
235(4)
Hilton Head After Dark
239(1)
A Side Trip to Beaufort
239(4)
Myrtle Beach & the Grand Strand
243(27)
Essentials
244(1)
The Beaches, the Links & Beyond
244(7)
Building a Better Bear
250(1)
Where to Stay
251(4)
Where to Dine
255(4)
The Grand Strand After Dark
259(3)
Murrells Inlet: The Seafood Capital of South Carolina
262(1)
Pawleys Island/Litchfield
263(2)
Georgetown
265(5)
Columbia & the Heartland
270(13)
Columbia
270(8)
Side Trips from Columbia
278(2)
Aiken: Thoroughbred Country
280(3)
The Upstate
283(17)
The Upstate's Great Outdoors
283(1)
Pendleton
284(3)
Greenville
287(8)
Spartanburg
295(3)
Along the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway
298(2)
Planning a Trip to Georgia
300(13)
The Regions in Brief
300(2)
Visitor Information
302(1)
What Things Cost in Atlanta
303(1)
When to Go
303(5)
Georgia Calendar of Events
304(4)
The Active Vacation Planner
308(1)
Tips for Travelers with Special Needs
309(1)
Getting There
310(2)
Getting Around
312(1)
Fast Facts: Georgia
312(1)
Atlanta
313(55)
Orientation
314(2)
Neighborhoods in Brief
314(2)
Getting Around
316(4)
Fast Facts: Atlanta
318(2)
Accommodations
320(11)
Dining
331(13)
Family-Friendly Restaurants
341(3)
Attractions
344(11)
Especially for Kids
355(1)
Organized Tours
356(1)
Outdoor Pursuits
356(2)
Shopping
358(4)
An Antique in Your Future
361(1)
Atlanta After Dark
362(5)
A Side Trip to Kennesaw Mountain
367(1)
Athens, the Antebellum Trail & Augusta
368(19)
Athens
368(5)
Madison
373(1)
Eatonton
374(1)
Milledgeville
375(2)
Washington
377(2)
Crawfordville
379(1)
Augusta
380(7)
North Georgia
387(18)
The Great Outdoors in North Georgia
387(2)
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
389(1)
Calhoun/New Echota
389(1)
Tate & Jasper
390(2)
Dahlonega & Environs
392(2)
Blairsville
394(2)
Alpine Helen
396(4)
Clarkesville
400(2)
Rabun County
402(3)
Macon & the Southwest
405(18)
Macon
405(4)
Columbus
409(2)
Callaway Gardens
411(4)
Warm Springs & FDR's Little White House
415(2)
The Unfinished Portrait
416(1)
Plains: Jimmy Carter's Hometown
417(2)
Thomasville
419(4)
Savannah
423(37)
Orientation
424(1)
Neighborhoods in Brief
424(1)
Getting Around
425(1)
Fast Facts: Savannah
426(1)
Accommodations
426(10)
Family-Friendly Hotels
429(7)
Dining
436(7)
Family-Friendly Restaurants
441(2)
Attractions
443(5)
Martinis in the Cemetery
446(2)
Organized Tours
448(1)
Outdoor Pursuits
449(2)
Exploring the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
450(1)
Shopping
451(3)
Savannah After Dark
454(4)
A Side Trip to Tybee Island
458(2)
Strolling Around Isle of Hope
459(1)
The Golden Isles & the Okefenokee Swamp
460(22)
Sapelo Island
462(1)
Brunswick
463(2)
St. Simons Island
465(6)
Little St. Simons Island
471(1)
Sea Island
472(1)
Jekyll Island
473(5)
Cumberland Island
478(2)
The Okefenokee Swamp
480(2)
Appendix A: The Carolinas & Georgia in Depth 482(20)
History 101
482(12)
Dateline
483(6)
Two Cuts to Blackbeard's Neck
489(5)
Southern Living Today
494(2)
What's Cookin' in Dixie
496(3)
The Real Thing
497(2)
Recommended Books
499(3)
Appendix B: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Web Sites 502(3)
Index 505(1)
General Index
505(8)
Accommodations Index
513

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