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What’s New in the Carolinas & Georgia
DATELINE
GEORGIA
GEORGIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS
11 THE ACTIVE VACATION PLANNER
STAYING CONNECTED
12 STAYING CONNECTED
1 THE REGIONS IN BRIEF
2 THE OUTER BANKS IN 1 WEEK
The Outer Banks in 1 Week
Highlights of Georgia in 1 Week
The Outer Banks 5
The Lost Colony
3 OCRACOKE ISLAND
Two Cuts to Blackbeard’s Neck
4 CEDAR ISLAND
Wilmington & the Southern Banks
1 WILMINGTON & CAPE FEAR
Wilmington
Side Trip: Bald Head Island
2 BEAUFORT
Side Trip: Harkers Island
3 MOREHEAD CITY
4 NEW BERN
The Piedmont 7
1 RALEIGH
2 DURHAM
Field of Dreams
3 CHAPEL HILL
The Search for Mayberry
5 CHARLOTTE
CHARLOTTE
Charlotte
Southern Pines & the Pinehurst Sandhills
1 PINEHURST
The Links of Pinehurst
2 SOUTHERN PINES
Asheville & the High Country
2 ASHEVILLE
Downtown Asheville
6 BLOWING ROCK
THE BLUE RIDGE PARKW
7 THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Unto These Hills
OKIES: JUST THE FACTS
2 THE SMOKIES: JUST THE FACTS
3 SEEING THE PARK’S HIGHLIGHTS
4 SPORTS & OUTDOOR PURSUITS
5 CAMPING
6 WHERE TO STAY
7 WHERE TO DINE
Charleston 11
1 ORIENTATION
GETTING AROUND
Fast Facts Charleston
3 WHERE TO STAY
Charleston
4 WHERE TO DINE
5 EXPLORING CHARLESTON
6 ORGANIZED TOURS
7 BEACHES & OUTDOOR PURSUITS
8 SHOPPING
9 CHARLESTON AFTER DARK
10 A SIDE TRIP TO EDISTO ISLAND
Hilton Head & the Low Country
1 ESSENTIALS
Hilton Head’s Wonderful Wildlife
HILTON HEAD AFTER DARK
5 HILTON HEAD AFTER DARK
6 SIDE TRIP TO BEAUFORT
THE GRAND STRAND AFTER DARK
5 THE GRAND STRAND AFTER DARK
7 PAWLEYS ISLAND & LITCHFIELD
8 GEORGETOWN
1 COLUMBIA
2 SIDE TRIPS FROM COLUMBIA
1 THE UPSTATE’S GREAT OUTDOORS
PENDLETON
2 PENDLETON
3 GREENVILLE
ORIENTATION
NEIGHBORHOODS IN BRIEF
2 GETTING AROUND
Fast Facts Atlanta
5 ATTRACTIONS
6 ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS
7 ORGANIZED TOURS
8 OUTDOOR PURSUITS
9 SHOPPING
Art Comes to Castleberry Hill
10 ATLANTA AFTER DARK
Athens, the Antebellum Trail & Augusta
1 ATHENS
2 MADISON
3 EATONTON
4 MILLEDGEVILLE
5 AUGUSTA
3 ADAIRSVILLE
4 JASPER
5 DAHLONEGA
6 BLAIRSVILLE
7 ALPINE HELEN
8 RABUN COUNTY
Macon & the Southwest 19
1 MACON
Macon & the Southwest
2 CALLAWAY GARDENS
5 THOMASVILLE
Fast Facts Savannah
5 EXPLORING SAVANNAH
A Visit to the Murder House
Martinis in the Cemetery
7 OUTDOOR PURSUITS
9 SAVANNAH AFTER DARK
The Golden Isles & the Okefenokee Swamp
1 SAPELO ISLAND
2 BRUNSWICK
Georgia’s Golden Isles
3 ST. SIMONS ISLAND
4 LITTLE ST. SIMONS ISLAND
5 SEA ISLAND
6 JEKYLL ISLAND
7 CUMBERLAND ISLAND
8 THE OKEFENOKEE SWAMP
INDEX
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Frommer's The Carolinas and Georgia

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Now with updated and expanded cultural information, Frommer's The Carolinas and Georgia 9th Edition is an unbeatable guide to some of the South's most popular places to visit, stay, and play. Our guide ranges from popular parks (Great Smoky Mountain) and fabulous beaches (the Outer Banks) to historic cities (Charleston) and must-see major metropolises (Atlanta). Travelers get the scoop on festivals, sporting events, and new attractions such as the Billy Graham Library, opened in June 2007, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, due to be opened in Charlotte in 2010. Our book also comes complete with an indispensable foldout map.LIST OF MAPS. WHAT’S NEW IN THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 1 THE BEST OF THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 2 THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 4 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 5 THE OUTER BANKS. 6 WILMINGTON& THE SOUTHERN BANKS. 7 THE PIEDMONT. 8 SOUTHERN PINES& THE PINEHURST SANDHILLS. 9 ASHEVILLE& THE HIGH COUNTRY. 10 GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK. 11 CHARLESTON. 12 HILTON HEAD& THE LOW COUNTRY. 13 MYRTLE BEACH& THE GRAND STRAND. 14 COLUMBIA& THE HEARTLAND. 15 THE UPSTATE. 16 ATLANTA. 17 ATHENS, THE ANTEBELLUM TRAIL& AUGUSTA. 18 NORTH GEORGIA. 19 MACON& THE SOUTHWEST. 20 SAVANNAH. 21 THE GOLDEN ISLES& THE OKEFENOKEE SWAMP. APPENDIX: FAST FACTS, TOLLFREE NUMBERS& WEBSITES. INDEX.As a team of veteran travel writers,Darwin Porter andDanforth Prince have produced dozens of previous titles for Frommer’s, including many of their guides to Europe, the Caribbean, Bermuda, The Bahamas, and parts of America’s Deep South. A film critic, columnist, and radio broadcaster, Porter is also a noted biographer of Hollywood celebrities, garnering critical acclaim for overviews of the life and times of, among others, Marlon Brando, Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Howard Hughes, and Michael Jackson. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of theNew York Times, and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms. In 2008, Porter and Prince releasedHollywood Babylon, their newest book about Hollywood, sexuality, and sin as filtered through 85 years of celebrity excess.Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.Revel in Southern hospitality by hiking the Smokies, surfing some 588 miles of coastline, or sampling a literary tour of historic Savannah. Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions. Find great deals, the latest travel news, trip ideas, and more at Frommers.com
Now with updated and expanded cultural information, Frommer's The Carolinas and Georgia 9th Edition is an unbeatable guide to some of the South's most popular places to visit, stay, and play. Our guide ranges from popular parks (Great Smoky Mountain) and fabulous beaches (the Outer Banks) to historic cities (Charleston) and must-see major metropolises (Atlanta). Travelers get the scoop on festivals, sporting events, and new attractions such as the Billy Graham Library, opened in June 2007, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, due to be opened in Charlotte in 2010. Our book also comes complete with an indispensable foldout map.LIST OF MAPS. WHAT’S NEW IN THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 1 THE BEST OF THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 2 THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 4 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN THE CAROLINAS& GEORGIA. 5 THE OUTER BANKS. 6 WILMINGTON& THE SOUTHERN BANKS. 7 THE PIEDMONT. 8 SOUTHERN PINES& THE PINEHURST SANDHILLS. 9 ASHEVILLE& THE HIGH COUNTRY. 10 GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK. 11 CHARLESTON. 12 HILTON HEAD& THE LOW COUNTRY. 13 MYRTLE BEACH& THE GRAND STRAND. 14 COLUMBIA& THE HEARTLAND. 15 THE UPSTATE. 16 ATLANTA. 17 ATHENS, THE ANTEBELLUM TRAIL& AUGUSTA. 18 NORTH GEORGIA. 19 MACON& THE SOUTHWEST. 20 SAVANNAH. 21 THE GOLDEN ISLES& THE OKEFENOKEE SWAMP. APPENDIX: FAST FACTS, TOLLFREE NUMBERS& WEBSITES. INDEX.As a team of veteran travel writers,Darwin Porter andDanforth Prince have produced dozens of previous titles for Frommer’s, including many of their guides to Europe, the Caribbean, Bermuda, The Bahamas, and parts of America’s Deep South. A film critic, columnist, and radio broadcaster, Porter is also a noted biographer of Hollywood celebrities, garnering critical acclaim for overviews of the life and times of, among others, Marlon Brando, Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Howard Hughes, and Michael Jackson. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of theNew York Times, and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms. In 2008, Porter and Prince releasedHollywood Babylon, their newest book about Hollywood, sexuality, and sin as filtered through 85 years of celebrity excess.Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.Revel in Southern hospitality by hiking the Smokies, surfing some 588 miles of coastline, or sampling a literary tour of historic Savannah. Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions. Find great deals, the latest travel news, trip ideas, and more at Frommers.com

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