Living the dream of the endless vacation
This official book published with the Adirondack Mountain Club celebrates America's original hiking destination through breathtaking contemporary photography, maps, rarely seen archival photos, and a text that brings the history of the trails to life.
Seventh Edition, Revised The essential visitor's guide to Saratoga Springs, NY includes street maps and tour stops, information on the mineral springs, a walking guide, lodging, cuisine, business listings and a brief history of this lovely upstate NY mini-city.
Hilarious, true stories of a retired warden's encounters with lovesick moose, hungry bears, rioting raccoons, wily poachers, a goofy tracking dog and the most ingenious use of dynamite you'll ever read. Stories are loved by ages 9 to 99.
Well this is it, todays the "Big Race". With dreams of fame in the winners circle, The Amazing Mr. Horse trots onto the track and struts to his place. But something seemed strange, could this be fate? Oh No, not again......Is that a Moose in My Gate He's back and he's here to win.
Amid the famous mineral springs and horse races, Saratoga Springs is a hub for the supernatural. Author Mason Winfield, operator of Saratoga's Haunted History Ghost Walks, chronicles the Spa City's spookiest legends, from the Iroquoian zombie-like vampires to Benedict Arnold's Halloween apparitions.
People from all walks of life came to Saratoga Springs to enjoy horse racing, gambling and other popular vices. But when the springs dried up and gambling was outlawed, the town's future was in peril. Timothy Holmes presents the history of Saratoga and examines how the town managed to avoid the slow death that threatened to overtake it.
From a frontier town in the wilderness to a four-season resort, Manchester retains much of its original character, and many of the earliest buildings are still in use. The broad main street in Manchester Village, once canopied with enormous elm trees, has homes that date back to early 1800s.
In the land of mountains, milk and maple syrup, community is culture. Whether driving through college towns, along rural country roads or down bustling city streets, the historic diners you'll find are integral to the communities they serve. Over time, Vermont diners have remained gathering places for regulars, locals and travelers alike.
In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York.
One of the more dynamic characters of his time, John "Old Smoke" Morrissey made his way from undefeated bare-knuckle boxer to found the Saratoga Race Course and win elections to Congress and the New York State Senate. A poor, uneducated Irish immigrant, Morrissey became a leader in the Dead Rabbits street gang.
Guiding you to the best of everything in Vermont for over 30 years!
Back in its fifteenth edition, Explorer’s Guide Vermont endures as the most comprehensive and up- to- date guide to this popular New England state. With it in hand, experience the many natural and cultural wonders that make Vermont such a timeless, year- round vacation destination.