Adventure Guide to Pacific Northwest (Hunter Travel Guides) by Don Young, Marjorie Young

By Don Young, Marjorie Young

A phenomenal new advisor to the simplest open air enjoyable within the Pacific Northwest, masking Oregon, Washington, Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia and much northern California. This ever-popular zone bargains limitless possibilities for the energetic tourist, and this ebook exhibits you the place, whilst and the way to discover them. Kayaking, mountain climbing, biking, hiking, horseback driving, boating and extra to fill your days with experience. Sightseeing, museums, galleries, theaters and picnicking will look after your "down time." Maps, photographs, index.

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In 1871, British Columbia was admitted to the Canadian confederacy. Today, British Columbia boasts a population of just over three million. It is one of the richest provinces in Canada. Its coastline is dotted with islands and perforated by fjords. Its largest city, Vancouver, is the third largest, and the largest seaport, in all of Canada. And its quaint capital, Victoria, is a tourist's delight. " True adventurersthose who engage in such activities on a regular basistake very few risks. They study where they are planning to go and what they are planning to do; they go properly equipped; and they rarely go alone.

Moderate $$$........ ,PO Box 9272, Seattle, WA 98109, 206/286-8566, a multisport magazine, is available free of charge at many sports-related facilities. Cyclists might enjoy the free monthly tabloid newspaper Bicycle Paper, 1205 E. Pike, Suite 1A, Seattle, WA 98122, 206/323-3301, which covers cycling activities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The paper is published 10 times a year, from February through November. The free Border to Border Bed & Breakfast Directory, PO Box 1283, Grants Pass, OR 97526, lists B&Bs in California, Oregon, and Washington.

Movie Sets So profoundly beautiful is this region that literally dozens of motion pictures have been filmed here. In 1979, Warner Bros. used Ferndale's Main Street and the Ferndale Cemetery for scenes in a TV film, Salem's Lot. Eureka has appeared in a number of films, starting with Paramount's earliest (1919) version of The Valley of the Giants. Then it appeared in the 1923 version of Ruggles of Red Gap,followed by a 1950 version of the same film called Fancy Pants, starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball.

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