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Title:
North Carolina : off the beaten path
ISBN:
9781493044108
Edition:
2020 ed.
Physical Description:
xviii, 202 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

Previous edition published in 2017.
Contents:
The mountains -- The upper Piedmont & sandhills -- The lower Piedmont -- The Northern coast & islands -- The Southern coast & islands.
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Summary:
Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, North Carolina Off the Beaten Path shows you the Tar Heel State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed--from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
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Summary

Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, North Carolina Off the Beaten Path shows you the Tar Heel State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed--from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.


Author Notes

James L. Hoffman is a freelance travel writer and North Carolina native. He lives in Gastonia, Just outside Charlotte, with his wife, Bonnie.


Excerpts

Excerpts

At night you might spot the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights in Morganton. They've been attributed to everything from UFOs to the spirits of dead Cherokees. Page 57 Excerpted from North Carolina off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun by Sara Pitzer All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. viii
The Mountainsp. 1
The Western Mountainsp. 1
Indian Countryp. 5
The Literary & Crafts Centerp. 23
The High Countryp. 42
The Foothillsp. 58
The Upper Piedmont & Sandhillsp. 65
Sir Walter's Countryp. 65
The Trianglep. 72
The Pottery Gatewayp. 84
Heartlandp. 91
Tobacco Townp. 93
The Barbecue Capitalp. 100
The Furniture Capitalp. 101
The Lower Piedmontp. 107
Statesviliep. 107
A Pocket of Historyp. 109
Farm Countryp. 124
Land of the Newp. 129
The Northern Coast & Islandsp. 135
Peaceful Placesp. 135
Land of Friendly Facesp. 145
Water's Edgep. 148
Roanoke Islandp. 155
Capital Countryp. 162
The Southern Coast & Islandsp. 168
Along the Grand Strandp. 168
South Brunswick Islandsp. 171
US Hwy 17p. 178
Land of Ferries & Fortsp. 187
Indexp. 195
About the Authorp. 203
Acknowledgmentsp. 203