Adventure Guide to the Great Smoky Mountains (Adventure Guide to the Great Smokey Mountains)
by Blair Howard
Adventure Guides are the perfect travel companion for the modern explorer. Whether you’re looking to backpack around your home state or boost the number of stamps in your passport by traveling overseas, these books will heighten your travel experience.Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you’ll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations.
Covers the mountains of Eastern Tennessee, Western North Carolina and North Georgia, parts of the Blue Ridge and the Alleghenies. Year-round fun — hiking in Pisgah National Forest; rafting on the French Broad River; skiing Sugar Mountain; fishing in secret holes known only by locals. Plus craft hunting and local fairs. Extensive camping information.