Best Easy Day Hikes Charlotte

Author: Jennifer Davis
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762160
Size: 65.32 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes Charlotte includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

100 Classic Hikes In North Carolina

Author: Joe Miller
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594852596
Size: 20.96 MB
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CLICK HERE to download two free hikes — "Cedar Rock Trail" and "Crowders Mountain" — from 100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina * Each of these North Carolina hikes is the cream-of-the-crop * Full-color topographical maps, elevation profiles, and over 100 stunning trail photographs * Trails-at-a-Glance chart to help find the hikes you want quickly and easily * Includes info on North Carolina public lands acquisition and regulations North Carolina is the ideal hiking state: dramatic mountain trails in the Southern Appalachians, lots of rolling trails near high population centers in the Piedmont, diverse hikes that few people know about on the Coastal Plain. The varied climates of the state make for a wide array of hiking opportunities, sure to provide some favorites for everyone. Whether you thrive off of an intense heart-pounding climb with a sweeping vista as a reward or prefer a smoother terrain filled with interesting historical tidbits, there is a classic hike for you.

Five Star Trails Asheville

Author: Jennifer Davis
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897329201
Size: 72.47 MB
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Five-Star Trails: Asheville provides in-depth trails descriptions, directions, and commentary on what to expect along the way. Each hike features an individual trail map, elevation profile, and at-a-glance information, helping readers quickly find the perfect trip. Sized to fit in a pocket, the book's detailed trail descriptions will help readers find their way on and off the trail. Driving directions and GPS trailhead coordinates will help with navigating the myriad of unnamed roads. The trails covered range from those best suited to the novice, families, experienced hikers, or backpackers.

Charlotte North Carolina

Author: Mary Kratt
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614233713
Size: 41.36 MB
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Founded in 1768 at the crossing of two Indian trails, Charlotte has a rich heritage to match its age. In this extensively researched volume, accomplished author and historian Mary Kratt chronicles the history of Charlotte from the earliest Catawba inhabitants to the development of finance, culture and transportation, still centered on those ancient crossroads. Hear the personal voices of discovery, hardship, wars, privation, segregation and achievement from village to boomtown. Whether detailing the cotton fields and textile mills of yesterday or the banking center of tomorrow, Kratt's account is a fascinating history of the people who have made Charlotte a queen among southern cities.

Charlotte S Web Wilbur S Prize

Author: Jennifer Frantz
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0060882832
Size: 44.14 MB
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When Mr. Zuckerman enters Wilbur in the county fair, Charlotte tries to spin the perfect web with the perfect word so that everybody will know how special Wilbur is.

Charlotte And The Rock

Author: Stephen W. Martin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735229074
Size: 73.39 MB
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An unexpected friendship forms between a girl and her pet rock in this charming story that’s perfect for fans of What Pet Should I Get? Charlotte has always really wanted a pet, so when her parents present her with one for her birthday she expects a cat, dog, or maybe a bird. Instead, she receives a rock. Rocks can't cuddle, fetch, or even help her eat her vegetables, but that doesn’t stop Charlotte from loving her rock as if he were real. If only he could love her back...or can he?

Top Trails Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Mike White
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899978061
Size: 33.65 MB
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The southern High Sierra, including Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding John Muir, Jennie Lakes, and Monarch Wildernesses, is one of the most magnificent natural areas in the world. Blessed with the largest trees on Earth (giant sequoias), one of the deepest canyons in North America (Kings Canyon), and the highest mountain in the continental U.S. (Mt. Whitney), the greater Sequoia-Kings Canyon region offers unparalleled mountain majesty. Along with such superlatives, hundreds of miles of trails provides access to a boundless number of high mountain lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, cascading streams, deep forests, and craggy peaks. Mike White's Top Trails: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks guide presents the best curated selection of trips suitable for varied skill-level to this portion of John Muir's Range of Light.

The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle

Author: Avi
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 054592247X
Size: 32.76 MB
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Avi's treasured Newbery Honor Book now in expanded After Words edition! Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Doyle is excited to return home from her school in England to her family in Rhode Island in the summer of 1832. But when the two families she was supposed to travel with mysteriously cancel their trips, Charlotte finds herself the lone passenger on a long sea voyage with a cruel captain and a mutinous crew. Worse yet, soon after stepping aboard the ship, she becomes enmeshed in a conflict between them! What begins as an eagerly anticipated ocean crossing turns into a harrowing journey, where Charlotte gains a villainous enemy . . . and is put on trial for murder! After Words material includes author Q & A, journal writing tips, and other activities that bring Charlotte's world to life!

Secret Charlotte A Guide To The Weird Wonderful And Obscure

Author: Sarah Crosland
Publisher: Reedy Press LLC
ISBN: 1681060698
Size: 40.25 MB
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Where in Charlotte can you… - get up-close with the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane? - indulge in conspiracy theories about occult symbols in public murals? - see a giant head sculpture by a notorious Czech artist? - eat something called burgushi? - hear a parking garage that sings? - watch a giant dragon blow smoke? - visit the grave of cojoined twin sisters who were the inspiration for a Broadway musical? Whether you’re riding at top speeds around the 24-degree bank of a NASCAR track turn, exploring the history of Charlotte’s gold rush and the 17-pound nugget that started it all, or eating ice cream at a Dairy Queen that’s a designated historic site, it’s impossible to be bored in the Queen City with a copy of Secret Charlotte: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. From delightful surprises to hair-raising theories, in these pages you’ll find answers to the questions around town you didn’t even know you had. Filled with fascinating—and often bizarre—stories about the locales that define Charlotte’s culture and history, this is the city’s ultimate scavenger hunt.

100 Things To Do In Charlotte Before You Die

Author: Sarah Crosland
Publisher: Reedy Press LLC
ISBN: 1935806823
Size: 50.27 MB
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Whether you’re trying to check the boxes on becoming an official Charlottean or just hoping for a few fresh ideas on how to spend your next Saturday afternoon around town, look no further. From kayaking on the Catawba to chowing down on famous fried chicken, this city is brimming with cool activities and must-visit spots. In the mood to play outside? Check out the numerous options at area parks and local lakes. Feeling festive? Mark your calendars for the featured family-friendly events and seasonal festivals. Craving a taste of regional fare? Make reservations at the restaurants and bars included in these pages. Plus, in addition to great ideas for your next Charlotte adventure, this book also offers insider tips to make every experience even better. Consider this your handy guide to discovering Charlotte—and having a ton of fun while you do it. About the Author Sarah Crosland is the executive editor of The Charlotte Observer’s magazine division, which includes numerous lifestyle publications for the region. She’s also the author of the book Food Lovers’ Guide to Charlotte, and covers the city for a variety of national magazines and websites.