9780897323017

Bicycling the Blue Ridge : A Guide to the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway

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  • ISBN13:

    9780897323017

  • ISBN10:

    0897323017

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2000-02-01
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Pr

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Summary

There is no ribbon of highway more ideal for cycling than the Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway they both entice the senses and physically challenge the body. The new edition of Bicycling the Blue Ridge continues as the definitive guide to this cyclist's dream road, offering completely updated information on lodging, bike shops, campgrounds, road crossings, points of interest, bed and breakfasts, panoramic views, groceries, and more. Written with racers, touring cyclists, and recreational cyclists in mind, this milepost-by-milepost guide covers every inch of the 574-mile path between Front Royal, Virginia, and Cherokee, North Carolina.

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The Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway are arguably the two most quintessential scenic roads east of the Mississippi. This 575-mile strip of continuous road flows between Front Royal, Virginia, and Cherokee, North Carolina, traverses the Shenandoah National Park, and connects to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along the eastern rampart of the Appalachian Mountains. Bicycling the Blue Ridge is the definitive guide to this ribbon of highway and is ready to help you plan the perfect trip. Open these pages and you will find detailed, mile-by-mile descriptions that provide information on lodging, restaurants, stores, and bike shops on or near these united roads. Newly designed maps and elevation profiles are also included. Whether your interest is recreational cycling, touring, or racing, whether you are out for the day or a month, Bicycling the Blue Ridge is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in bicycling this incredible highway.

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