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Walking Manhattan
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Walking Manhattan
Ellen Levitt


30 Strolls Exploring Cultural Treasures, Entertainment Centers, and Historical Sites in the Heart of New York City

Walking Manhattan by Ellen Levitt is written with many people in mind: the tourists who have never before visited Manhattan as well as those returning to the Big Apple; the residents who want to ramble through parts of Gotham with which they are less familiar; the “I’ve seen it all” New Yorker who is willing to consult a new source and find “new” sights and sounds that interest them. Readers can pick and choose how and where they investigate Manhattan by consulting this new guide.

This guidebook will help readers to appreciate more fully the author's selection of unique things to see and experience throughout Manhattan. It points out the many beautiful and intriguing sights; the history to be learned; the joyful as well as sad aspects of Manhattan life throughout the years. Landmarks and parks, schools and eateries, art and sport, big and bold sites as well as modest and small; Walking Manhattan can introduce you to them all.


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Walking New Orleans: 30 Tours Exploring Historic Neighborhood
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Walking New Orleans: 30 Tours Exploring Historic Neighborhood
Barri Bronston


30 Tours Exploring Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, Culinary and Music Corridors, and Recreational Wonderlands

New Orleans was practically wiped off the map by Hurricane Katrina, but within a decade it has come back in ways that few thought possible. From neighborhoods such as Lakeview and Mid-City to landmarks including the Saenger Theater and Mercedes Benz Superdome, from its restaurants and music clubs to its parks and museums, the Big Easy has regained the title of one of the world’s most fascinating cities.

In Walking New Orleans, lifelong resident and writer Barri Bronston shares the love of her hometown through 30 self-guided tours that range from majestic St. Charles Avenue and funky Magazine Street to Bywater and Faubourg Marigny, two of the city’s “it” neighborhoods. Within each tour, she offers tips on where to eat, drink, dance, and play, for in addition to all the history, culture, and charm that New Orleans has to offer—and there’s plenty—it provides tourists and locals alike with one heck of a good time.

So grab your walking shoes—and this book—and explore the miracle that is New Orleans, a metropolis on the rise, all thanks to the grit and determination of its residents, who refused to let their city die.


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Walking Philadelphia
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Walking Philadelphia
Natalie Pompilio


Walking Philadelphia, by award-winning journalist Natalie Pompilio, is the only guide to the city that will make you feel like you're being led by your smartest, closest, funniest friend. The tours not only include all of the important historic facts and figures, but Natalie also shares behind-the-scenes stories and tidbits that you'll later rush to tell others. It's recommended for locals as well as tourists, promising something for everyone.



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Walking Portland
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Walking Portland
Becky Ohlsen


Get to Know Portland’s Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Local author Becky Ohlsen guides you through 33 unique walking tours in the city that’s famous for its great beer and for serious dining on a reasonable budget. Portland is home to hidden gardens, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, old-school taverns, oddball shops, and edgy warehouse galleries. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more.

Stroll past organic coffee shops that line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano. Swing through an independent bookstore nestled against flavorful food-cart pods. Cross bridges and graveyards. Wander a Smithsonian-honored boulevard. See experiments in urban renewal. You’ll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best parks, shops, restaurants, and nightlife in Oregon. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk Portland!



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Walking Queens
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Walking Queens
Adrienne Onofri


30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places, and Natural Treasures of New York City's Largest Borough

Queens, the sleeping giant of New York City, is awakening. It's the largest borough geographically, accounting for more than a third of New York City's total area, and a close second in population. Home to more than 2.3 million people who speak at least 150 different languages, Queens is heralded as the most multicultural place on Earth. Tens of millions of visitors arrive in Queens every year, landing at LaGuardia or Kennedy airport. People go there to watch Major League Baseball or the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Perhaps they venture just across the river, to check out a trendy new restaurant, bar, or performance space in Long Island City or Astoria, or ride the train all the way out to the beach on a summer's day.

Now, with Walking Queens by local author Adrienne Onofri, people can get to know the communities of Queens and not just individual places here and there. Each walk tells the story of a neighborhood: how it developed originally and how it's transformed over the years. Readers will be pointed to distinctive architecture, landmark buildings, popular eateries, ethnic enclaves, celebrity residences, art and performance spaces, and natural scenery ranging from woodlands to waterfront to meadows and marshes. There are tours that reveal forgotten moments in Queens history, or position you for a stunning view, or immerse you in all the sights, scents, and sounds of a melting pot. Maps and transportation directions make it easy to find your way. Whether you're looking for an afternoon stroll or a daylong outing, grab this book and start walking Queens!


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Walking Seattle
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Walking Seattle
Clark Humphrey


Get to Know Seattle’s Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Clark Humphrey guides you through 35 unique walking tours in the vibrant young city that’s a crossroads of world trade and cultures. Seattle is home to cozy bungalows, stately mansions, postmodern palaces, and outdoor art, making it one of the most fascinating and beautiful metropolitan areas in America. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more.

Stroll along wide boulevards, narrow cobblestone lanes, and pedestrian pathways from Pioneer Square to Queen Anne Hill. Explore the U District and the University of Washington Campus, as well as Foster Island and the Arboretum. You’ll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best parks, shops, restaurants, and nightlife in Washington. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk Seattle!



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Walking Twin Cities 3e
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Walking Twin Cities 3e
Holly Day and Sherman Wick


Walk Minneapolis and St. Paul

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Holly Day and Sherman Wick guide you through 35 unique walking tours in the urban epicenter of the Upper Midwest. The Twin Cities are home to world-class museums and theaters, a mosaic of distinct neighborhoods, and an extensive greenbelt that combine to make it one of the most beautiful metropolitan areas in America. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more.

Stroll from downtown Minneapolis to Minneahaha Falls, from St. Paul’s Hidden Falls Park to historic Irvine Park. Explore the Mill District and its revitalized historic warehouses, and avoid winter’s chill with eight miles of climate-controlled skyways. You’ll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best cafes, bars, and nightlife in Minnesota. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk the Twin Cities!



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Walking Vancouver
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Walking Vancouver
John Lee


There’s no better way to explore one of the world’s most livable cities than on foot. Walking Vancouver shows you Vancouver, British Columbia as you’ve never seen it before, whether you’re a die-hard local or a first-time visitor. Site of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the city is already renown for its diverse neighborhoods, easily accessible sites, and “clean and green” image.

With this book you’ll explore neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Kitsilano, and the West End, accompanied by the amusing and savvy descriptions from the author, a Vancouver insider. The 36 anecdote-packed, easy-to-follow ambles include Stanley Park’s hidden sites; University of British Columbia’s unexpected attractions; Granville Island’s artisan pit stops; and the historic mansions of old-school Shaughnessy Heights. There’s a perfect pub crawl in Gastown; lively farther afield strolls in Steveston, New Westminster and the North Shore; and even an eye-opening tour around the Downtown Eastside. You’ll uncover the colorful stories behind street names, character buildings, and eye-catching public art. This highly portable guide features detailed maps for each trip, original photos, and parking/transit information for every trip. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section summarizes each walk’s highlights.



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Walking Washington, D.C.
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Walking Washington, D.C.
Barbara J. Saffir


30 treks to the newly revitalized capital’s cultural icons, natural spectacles, urban treasures, and hidden gems

Washington D.C. is every American’s home away from home. Since DC is a compact city with great public transportation, it’s easy to explore both its high-profile side – its magnificent monuments, world-class museums, enthralling architecture, breathtaking vistas, and unique national parks – as well as its less famous persona – its cozy hideaways, ethnic eateries, bustling dance clubs, lively theaters, shopaholic hot spots, and more.Now it's a foodies' paradise enlivened with high-tech entrepreneurs and innovative buildings in entirely new and safer neighborhoods.

Now, with Walking Washington D.C by local author Barbara J. Saffir, people can get to know the communities of D.C. Each walk tells the story of a neighborhood: a snapshot of some of its history and how it's transformed over the years. Readers will be pointed to distinctive architecture, landmark buildings, popular eateries, ethnic enclaves, art and performance spaces, and natural scenery. Maps and transportation directions make it easy to find your way. Whether you're looking for an afternoon stroll or a daylong outing, grab this book and start walking Washington D.C. After a few miles or a few days, you might fall in love.


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