Moon Take a Hike Boston: 86 Hikes Within 2 Hours of the City (Paperback)

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Pastoral landscapes, craggy summits, and quiet, wooded hills lie just a stone's throw from New England's largest urban center. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Boston is more than a trek around town. In Moon Take a Hike Boston, avid outdoorswoman Jacqueline Tourville shows you the best hikes in and around Boston--all within two hours of the city. With details on public transportation options and clear directions on how to reach the trailhead, Tourville has all the bases covered. Suggested lists of hikes include:

Best Historical Hikes
Best Summit Views
Best Coastal Hikes
Best Kid-Friendly Hikes
Best Butt-kickers
Best for Bird Watching
Best for Solitude

Let Moon show you all the worthwhile hikes, from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more advanced hikers. Each hike profile contains practical information including point-by-point trail navigation, contact information, facilities, fees, parking instructions, and an easy-to-use map for each trail. From Rhode Island, through Central Massachusetts and the Berkshires, and up to the White Mountains, your trip begins with Moon Take a Hike Boston.

About the Author

Jacqueline Tourville grew up hiking in the Adirondacks region of New York State. As an adult, she discovered the diverse terrain of New England while living in Boston. Today, she's a busy freelance writer and is the author of the popular "Are We There Yet?" family travel column for Parenting New Hampshire magazine. She is also the co-author of the prenatal health guide Big, Beautiful and Pregnant, and has contributed numerous articles about health and outdoor living for both web and print publications. Jacqueline lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two children.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781598807608
ISBN-10: 1598807609
Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
Publication Date: July 5th, 2011
Pages: 323
Language: English
Series: Moon Take a Hike Boston: Hikes Within Two Hours of the City