Time-travel and dead-end at a ferry that leads to wild islands. When's the last time you saw a country store's cured hams hanging from wires? How about a vintage Bull Durham tobacco ad on old brick? Tom Poland explores scenic back roads that lead to heirloom tomatoes, restaurants once gas stations, poke salad, overgrown ruins and other soulful relics.
The Last Sunday Drive: Vanishing Traditions in Georgia and the CarolinasThe History Press #ad - Men in seersucker suits ran old stores with oscillating fans, and if the kids ate too much penny candy, grandma had a home remedy for them. Back in the burma-shave days, mom-and-pop drive-ins and gas station biscuits fed folks. Join author Tom Poland as he revisits disappearing traditions. Mom, dad and the kids would head out to see the countryside.
It was a time for dinner on church grounds, yard art and old-fashioned petunias. Cheap gas filled cars, and people made Sunday drives through a land where See Rock City barns, sawdust piles and trains and junkyards gave them plenty to see. An ice cream treat usually waited at day's end. The Sunday drive.
Classic Carolina Road Trips from Columbia: Historic Destinations & Natural Wonders History & GuideThe History Press #ad - Columbia, south carolina, sits in a perfect position--each of the numerous treasures of the Palmetto State is less than a day's drive from the capital. Join author and day-tripper Tom Poland as he maps the beautiful treasures of South Carolina. Near charleston, 137 miles from Columbia, you can enjoy more than seventeen thousand square feet of shade from the iconic Angel Oak.
A 53-mile trip to edgefield will put you in the heart of Peach Country, where you can see many of the peach orchards that make South Carolina one of the nation's leading producers of the sweet fruit. In blackville, 49 miles from columbia, you can visit a natural spring that has been deeded to God since 1944.
Wild South Carolina: A Field Guide to Parks, Preserves and Special PlacesHub City Press #ad - South carolina is state of great natural beauty and rich biodiversity. Bike, boardwalk swamp trails, lighthouses, hike, or even ride a horse while visiting the state’s dramatic waterfalls, paddle, a Moorish-styled castle, limestone caverns, and much more. Observe deceptively-beautiful carnivorous plants in full bloom, tundra swans lounging in former rice paddies, and hundreds of raptors flying en masse along rocky cliffs.
From mountainous rainforests to isolated barrier islands, the Palmetto State is a remarkable place to encounter abundant plant and animal life. Grab a pair of binoculars, a water bottle, and your copy of Wild South Carolina to explore the best of South Carolina’s natural areas! Experience the wealth of South Carolina’s wonders first hand.
Wild south carolina, offering advice on how, delves into the most intriguing outdoor destinations, when, compiled by a mother-daughter team of naturalists, and where to experience the state’s ecological treasures. Organized by region and illustrated with more than 150 color photographs, this guidebook presents handpicked tours of 38 special parks, heritage preserves, wildlife refuges, and other public lands.
Wild South Carolina: A Field Guide to Parks, Preserves and Special Places #ad - Discover the federally endangered peregrine falcon in the ace basin, the world’s oldest cypress-tupelo forest, the breathtaking synchronized displays of fireflies at Congaree National Park, the world’s largest showing of rocky shoals spider lilies on the Catawba River, the rare Oconee bells nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and many more spectacular sights.
Scenic Driving South CarolinaGlobe Pequot #ad - This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the Palmetto State's scenic byways and back roads. Used book in Good Condition.
Wild, Wonderful 'n Wacky South Cackalacky: True Stories about Life in South CarolinaSouthern Sass Publishing Alliances #ad - Used book in Good Condition. These true accounts about life in South Carolina are personal stories written from the heart by the people who live here. Just like the people of the state, the stories found in Wild, Wonderful ‘n Wacky, South Cackalacky are original and spirited. They comprise a testament to the state slogan “smiling faces and Beautiful places” and create a collective, laughed, loved, personalized account of who we were and who we are—strong individualists who have lived, and cried together.
Wonder at life in our beautiful state, South Cackalacky. Be amazed. Read all about us—right here.
South Carolina Off the Beaten Path®, 8th: A Guide to Unique Places Off the Beaten Path SeriesGPP Travel #ad - The essential source of information about the sights and sites travelers and locals want to see and experience--if only they knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, and unusual locales, unique finds, these guides take the reader down the road less traveled.
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Georgialina: A Southland As We Knew It Non SeriesUniversity of South Carolina Press #ad - Set primarily in poland�s native georgia and adopted home of South Carolina, his tales of bygone times resonate across a recognizably southern landscape and faithfully recall the regional history and lore that have defined the South for generations as a place uniquely its own for natives, newcomers, and visitors.
Used book in Good Condition. But poland notes that many elements that once defined day-to-day life in the South are now completely foreign to contemporary generations. Peppered with candid memoir, georgialina also introduces readers to a host of quirky and memorable characters who have populated the southland of Poland�s meanderings.
Georgialina: A Southland As We Knew It Non Series #ad - As commercialization, making all places increasingly similar, homogenization, and relocation have slowly altered distinctive regions of the country, southern traditions have proven to be more resilient than most. With a companionable appreciation for nostalgia, georgialina: a Southland as We Knew It brings to life once more the fading and often-forgotten unfiltered character of the South as Poland takes readers down back roads to old homeplaces, and wonder, preservation, humor, covered bridges, and country stores.
Veteran journalist and southern storyteller Tom Poland has been writing about the disappearing rural South for nearly four decades. He recalls hunting for snipes and for lost confederate gold; the joys of beach music, and cruising Ocean Drive; and the fading traditions of sweeping yards with homemade brooms, funeral processions, calling catfish, the shag, and other customs of southern heritage and history.
Backroads of North Carolina: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend GetawaysVoyageur Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. North carolina is a traveler's dream, from the great smoky mountains to the Outer Banks' historic lighthouses, wild horses, and charming fishing villages; from battlegrounds of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars to the "heart of motorsports"; from rolling wine country and golf courses to stately plantations and rustic settlements.
Sumptuously illustrated, backroads of north carolina is a page-by-page pleasure, with maps and all manner of interesting detail, as well as a passport to the more off-beat delights of the Tar Heel State. The book charts weekend adventures and day trips along back roads and scenic routes, the Blue Ridge, into the state's many mist-shrouded mountains-the Black, and the Great Smokies-and down to its ever-changing shores.
Backroads of North Carolina: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend Getaways #ad - . Whether you travel north carolina for its historic treasures or natural beauty, this handy guide will help you find the Old North State's most spectacular sites and secret treasures. Voyageur Press MN.
Backroads of South Carolina: Your Guide to South Carolina's Most Scenic Backroad AdventuresVoyageur Press #ad - This guide leads adventurers on more than thirty drives through South Carolinas great historical and natural attractions, from the lowlands of the Atlantic coastal region to the majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Used book in Good Condition. To travel south carolina is to journey through american history-from the meeting place of hernando desoto and the Queen of Cofitachiqui in 1540 to Albemarle Point on the Ashley River, the first permanent European settlement established by the English in 1670; from Sullivans Island, where outgunned patriots gave the American cause its first victory in 1776 to Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.
Authors paul franklin and nancy mikula highlight the states strong agricultural and industrial roots-its rice, indigo, cotton, and textile milling industries-as well as the place of its historical plantations in the story of the slave trade and early African-American life. Used book in Good Condition. Culture and history, nature and outdoor adventure, this book is the consummate host, business and recreation: Whatever draws you to South Carolina, conducting tourist and resident alike along the states most intriguing back roads and bi-ways.
Backroads of South Carolina: Your Guide to South Carolina's Most Scenic Backroad Adventures #ad - Voyageur Press MN. In backroads of south carolina, the rich heritage of the state, one of the original thirteen colonies, unfolds along with its rich natural history and scenic splendors.
DeLorme® South Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer Delorme Atlas & GazeteerDeLorme Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. It's available in paperback 11-inches x 15. 5-inches for all 50 states. Number of pages is 63 Used book in Good Condition. Delorme atlas & gazetteers are the outdoor enthusiasts' choice amazingly detailed and beautifully crafted, landmarks, golf courses, boat launches, large-format paper maps for all 50 states Topographic maps with elevation contours, dirt roads, hunting zones, historic sites, such as points of interest, campgrounds, major highways and roads, exploring back roads, scenic drive recommendations and more Note: available information varies by state Perfect for sightseeing, state and national parks, canoe trips, trails and land use data Gazetteer section contains information essential for any outdoor enthusiast, outdoor recreation and trip planningThe Perfect Companion for Outdoor Recreation and Trip PlanningRely on DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer paper maps for the utmost in trip planning and backcountry access.
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