DIVFor more than twenty years, the Insiders’ Guide® series has been the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information—from true insiders whose personal, practical perspective gives you everything you need to know. The Great Smoky Mountains and their environs have been one of America’s most popular vacation destinations for more than half a century—and for good reason. From the awe-inspiring natural beauty and peaceful tranquility of the region’s wilderness areas to the world-famous craftspeople and attractions that make East Tennessee a first-rate family destination, this authoritative guide shows you how to take full advantage of the many wonders of “the Smokies.” Inside you'll find: • Countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best places to shop and dine to neighborhoods and real estate • The inside scoop on the real Smokies, including mountain crafts, music theater, and Dollywood • Comprehensive listings of annual events, accommodations, and recreation opportunities • Sections dedicated to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the arts, children, and much more/div
Advice And Information On Just About Everything You Need To Know To Live On Planet Earth
Author: Walter Szykitka
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Rural homesteaders and urban apartment-dwellers alike will find a mother lode of practical information packed into this completely revised and updated edition of the ultimate how-to handbook for all generations. A selective compendium of public-domain documents, it brings together in one volume a wealth of knowledge and useful instruction on just about every imaginable aspect of self-sufficiency—from building a dwelling and growing food to raising children, using tools of all kinds, and, yes, getting more mileage out of your car. Readers will learn how to: build a greenhouse; administer first aid; stock an emergency shelter; survive in the wilderness, at sea, and in the city; plant, buy farmland; grow plants indoors and out; read architect's drawings; care for household pets; repair clothing; hunt, trap, and fish; repair a screen or leaking faucet; butcher and store big-game kill; relieve allergy symptoms; control insects; stay safe during storms and floods; can and freeze fruits and vegetables; take your own blood pressure; and much, much more! Praise for a previous edition: “How we have survived this long without [this book], I don't know. The concept is brilliant and simple. . . . If we had lived in a rural community a century ago, much of the knowledge gathered here would have been in our bones.” —Harper's
Food always seems to taste better outdoors. Whether it's mesquite-grilled chicken and veggies for weekend guests, a quick snack along the bike trail, a hearty tailgate picnic, or a campfire cookout, you'll find more than 200 recipes to go along with your Arizona outdoor fun. Includes full-color photographs and step-by-step preparation.
The ultimate budget resource for tackling California contains complete side-trip information for traveling to Vegas and the Grand Canyon on the cheap, and places special emphasis on the outdoors and off-the-beaten-path destinations. City chapters give the lowdown on budget eating and sleeping in San Francisco and Los Angeles, with honest advice about where to go and where to avoid.
Featuring a never-before-published short story from Stephen King and edited by the world-renowned and award-winning author of "Psycho", Robert Bloch, this collection includes 22 masterworks harvested by the Horror Writers Association. Stephen King toe-tags a stiff who's still very much alive, and going under the knife, in "Autopsy Room Four". Richard Christian Matheson clocks the final minutes of a man at the mercy of monsters in "Please Help Me". Charles Grant shadows a lost soul looking for a place to rest in "Haunted".