A newly updated and revised edition of the classic and definitive guide to the best of the Hudson River Valley. “THE BEST GUIDEBOOK TO THE REGION” (The New York Times). “ELOQUENT, AMUSING, AND SENSIBLE” (The Washington Post). Over the last 20 years this has been the most trusted guide to exploring and appreciating the region’s many attractions, providing everything the visitor—and resident—needs to know: things to do and see, where to stay, where to eat, driving and walking tours, historic sites, museums, great estates, farms and vineyards, and spectacular scenery.
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For over twenty years, the classic and definitive guide to the Hudson River Valley.Now, fully revised and updated.“Eloquent, amusing, and sensible.”—The Washington Post Explore the Hudson River Valley’s myriad attractions from the festive spa city of Saratoga Springs all the way to the tip of Manhattan, noting every worthy point of interest along the way and providing everything the visitor—and resident—needs to know to enjoy this newly designated National Heritage Area that has been called “America’s Rhine.” Visit presidential homes · great estates built by founding fathers and 19th-century tycoons · a remarkable assortment of art museums with Old Master paintings and contemporary masterpieces · the battlements of West Point and the site of the most important struggle of the Revolution · the homes, studios and painting sites of artists who made the Hudson River Valley “the landscape that defined America” · performing arts centers · the oldest and most famous horse-racing track in the country · wineries · lighthouses · arboretums · hot-air ballooning, river tubing, and bird watching for bald eagles · historic districts · antiquarian bookstores, antiques and auctions · gourmet restaurants and one-of-a-kind inns · plus walking and driving tours of all the river cities and counties with their exquisite scenery, charming old villages, vineyards and mountains, and the most spectacular view in the Northeast. Accompany Tim Mulligan on this candid and personal, sometimes laudatory, sometimes disparaging, often very amusing, and always eloquent and informed tour of the best the Hudson Valley has to offer.From the Back Cover:
"Eloquent, amusing, and sensible." --The Washington Post
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Descripción Black Dome Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1883789494
Descripción Black Dome Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111883789494
Descripción Black Dome Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB1883789494