A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Explore Fargo, North Dakota!Founded in 1875 as a small town along the Great Northern Pacific Railroad, Fargo is a great city to wander around and explore.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 9798738030741

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Page: 86

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Explore Fargo, North Dakota!Founded in 1875 as a small town along the Great Northern Pacific Railroad, Fargo is a great city to wander around and explore. The walk begins in front of the Cass County Courthouse and takes you throughout the downtown area. 44 Stops are highlighted on this 4.5 mile walk where you will learn more about Fargo and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Fargo at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore Sioux Falls, South Dakota!Sioux Falls revolves around the cascading waters of the Big Sioux River.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 9798593586087

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Page: 88

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Explore Sioux Falls, South Dakota!Sioux Falls revolves around the cascading waters of the Big Sioux River. These falls are estimated to be about 14,000 years old and were created during the last ice age. For Native Americans, the falls have been a force that brought them here for natural, and spiritual purposes. The Falls are not the only highlight of this wonderful city. History abounds in the downtown area as well. The walk begins in beautiful Falls Park before heading into downtown to explore this historic city that was founded in 1883. As you wander through the downtown area, filled with historic buildings, churches, and schools, you'll learn what makes Sioux Falls fascinating to explore. You may be in for a surprise or two! 42 Stops are highlighted on this 5.5-mile walk where you will learn more about Sioux Falls and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Sioux Falls at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1518789471

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Page: 82

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Georgetown predates the founding of the Federal District of Columbia by over 40 years. Georgetown is a neighborhood not only rich in history, but is also an area with a vibrant business district, a popular recreational waterfront along the Potomac River, and an active residential community where some of the most well-known people in town live today. Your walk will take you throughout the entire Georgetown area where you will visit some of the oldest buildings in the District of Columbia, a world-famous university, along the banks of the Potomac River, and into residential areas that haven't changed much since George Washington and Thomas Jefferson walked these same streets. 39 Stops are highlighted on this 8-mile self-guided walk where you will learn more about the history of Georgetown, its famous residents, and its outstanding historical buildings. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Founded in 1836 and named after the 4th President of the United State, Madison is a great city to wandering around and explore the history of this state capital.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 9798730854253

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Page: 94

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Founded in 1836 and named after the 4th President of the United State, Madison is a great city to wandering around and explore the history of this state capital. The walk begins in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol building and takes you throughout the downtown area, along the shores of Lakes Monona and Mendota, and through the Mansion Hill Historic District. 45 Stops are highlighted on this 4.5 mile walk where you will learn more about Madison and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Madison at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Explore Duluth, Minnesota!Situated along the North Shore of Lake Superior, Duluth is a great city to wander around and explore.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 9798748215930

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Page: 92

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Explore Duluth, Minnesota!Situated along the North Shore of Lake Superior, Duluth is a great city to wander around and explore. The walk begins in front of the Duluth Union Depot and takes you throughout the historic downtown area, along the lake, and past the Duluth shipping canal and the majestic Aerial Bridge.48 Stops are highlighted on this 5.5-mile walk where you will learn more about Duluth and its famous buildings and residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Duluth at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore Tulsa, OK Like Never Before!Tulsa, OK is a city rich in history, especially as one of the earliest oil and gas boom towns in the early 1900's.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 1072381206

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Page: 74

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Explore Tulsa, OK Like Never Before!Tulsa, OK is a city rich in history, especially as one of the earliest oil and gas boom towns in the early 1900's. Walking through The central downtown business district allows you to experience the opulence and wealth that was created by the oil barons in the 1920's. These wealthy tycoons were infatuated with Art Deco Design. Tulsa leads the nation in the number of existing Art Deco buildings around today.The walk begins in front of historic Tulsa Union Depot. As you walk through the downtown area, you'll visit many buildings and locations related to the oil industry. You'll also get a chance to learn about the horrific events of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots, learn how historic Route 66 had its impact on the downtown area of Tulsa, and much more.36 stops are highlighted on this 7 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Tulsa at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book Des Moines IA Capital Walk

A Wandering Walk Guide Book  Des Moines  IA Capital Walk

Explore the State Capital of Iowa - Des MoinesIowa's Capital City is an eclectic blend of old and new.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 1792784635

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Page: 47

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Explore the State Capital of Iowa - Des MoinesIowa's Capital City is an eclectic blend of old and new. Every corner has a story to tell in the downtown area of Des Moines. If your interest lies in history, Des Moines has that. The arts? The downtown area is sprinkled with art museums and galleries. Whatever your passion, you will find that Des Moines has much to fulfill those interests.The walk begins in the beautiful State Capitol Building and its gorgeous library inside that is said to be the most beautiful library in the nation. After visiting the capitol complex you will move on to the downtown area of Des Moines to see historic and new buildings in a whole new way. As you walk through these areas, you'll learn about the buildings and homes that make Des Moines fascinating. You may be in for a surprise or two! 28 Stops are highlighted on this 4.25 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Des Moines at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook Kansas City Mo

A Wandering Walk Guidebook Kansas City  Mo

Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1519723199

Category: Kansas City (Mo.)

Page: 132

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Welcome to Kansas City! KC is home to world-class barbeque, jazz, and the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. Every corner in the city has a story, whether it be from the founding days as a port along the Missouri River, gangsters from the days of Prohibition, or favorite restaurants that President Harry S. Truman often frequented. In this self-guided walking tour you will experience the heart and soul of a thriving, energetic, and what many people consider to be one of the friendliest large cities in the country. There are two walking tours in this book which will take your through the downtown portion of Kansas City. The first 6-mile walk covers the central and northern areas of the downtown area. The second 4-mile walk takes you a bit further south towards major attractions such as Union Station and the WWI Liberty Memorial You will learn more about the history of Kansas City, its famous residents, and its outstanding historical buildings. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore Joplin, MO Like Never Before!Joplin, MO is steeped in history.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 1692282212

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Page: 76

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Explore Joplin, MO Like Never Before!Joplin, MO is steeped in history. From the earliest days of the discovery of vast quantities of lead and zinc, to the tens of thousands of miners who made a fortune digging those rich minerals from the ground, to travelers heading west on Route 66, Joplin has seen it all.The walk begins in front of the historic Joplin Memorial Hall. Along the way, you'll walk through the historic downtown area - which once sat right on Route 66. The walk will then meander through the Murphysburg Historic District where you'll feel like you've stepped back in time to the Golden Era of mansions built by wealthy mine owners. 41 stops are highlighted on this 4.0 mile walk where you will learn more about the town and a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Joplin at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore Baxter Springs, KS Like Never Before!Route 66 runs through Kansas for just about 14 miles.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1688049525

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Page: 40

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Explore Baxter Springs, KS Like Never Before!Route 66 runs through Kansas for just about 14 miles. But, there is a ton of history in that 14 mile drive. One of the most historic towns along Kansas Route 66 is Baxter Springs. The town was the very first "cow town" in the nation, the site of a western Civil War battle, and rests right in the middle of the best lead and zinc mining areas in the nation.The walk begins in front of the historic Baxter Springs Independent Oil & Gas Service Station. Along the way, you'll pass by the site of one of Kansas' active forts during the civil war, see a building that housed a bank that Jesse James robbed, and learn why Route 66 played an important role in keeping this small community active.17 stops are highlighted on this 1.5 mile walk where you will learn more about the town and a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Baxter Springs at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1519158688

Category: Chicago (Ill.)

Page: 146

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From jazz to sports to deep pan pizza to being the "Windy City" of America, Chicago has everything that makes it both famous, and quite infamous too. What makes the city the "Mecca of the Midwest" is its rich history and culture. Chicago is a dream for those who love to walk, wander and explore. There is a story on nearly every corner. From the Chicago River to the top of some of the tallest buildings in the world, the walks in this book explore the energetic, stunning, and historic central business area of Chicago. These walks encompass much of what is known as the Chicago "Loop." Along the walks you will not only see Chicago in all its magnificence, you will get to feel its energy and its heart. 3 separate walks are highlighted in this book with 15-25 stops on each 5-mile walk. The book is divided into the North, Central, and South Chicago Loop areas. You will learn more about the history of Chicago, its famous residents, and its outstanding historical buildings. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks and explore off of the beaten path. Enjoy your Wandering Walk through Hannibal!

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1515341089

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Page: 48

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Take a step back in time as you follow this self-guided walking tour which will take you beyond the tourist areas where you can explore neighborhoods with beautiful 19th Century homes, buildings with unique histories, and maybe a surprise or two! Independence, MO is known as the "Queen City of the Trails," as it was the starting point for the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails. It was also the hometown of the 33rd President of the United States - Harry S. Truman. 27 Stops are highlighted on this 7-mile walk where you will learn more about the town and its famous residents. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks and explore off of the beaten path. Enjoy your Wandering Walk through Hannibal!
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore Springfield, MO Like Never Before!Springfield, MO has a much storied past full of history and famous people.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1098598377

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Page: 62

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Explore Springfield, MO Like Never Before!Springfield, MO has a much storied past full of history and famous people. From one of the earliest battles of the American Civil War at Wilson's Creek, to the first street shootout involving Wild Bill Hickock, to the early days of live country television shows, Springfield has seen it all.The walk begins in front of the stately Greene County Courthouse. After visiting Drury University and one of the more ornate City Hall buildings in the entire state of Missouri, you will then move on to the downtown area and see many sites along historic Route 66 and the hotels and stores that popped up along the way. On this walking tour, you'll see beautiful churches, historic homes, and maybe even a surprise or two. History comes alive as you read about what makes each building fascinating and the people who made it so. 34 stops are highlighted on this 5.5 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Springfield at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook Albuquerque Nm

A Wandering Walk Guidebook   Albuquerque  Nm

Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1517358345

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Page: 58

View: 850

Nestled at the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque is a walker's dream. This self-guided will take you back in time to the early days of the founding of the city up through today's vibrant downtown area. Albuquerque retains a vital connection to its past while always looking forward. Ancient rock carvings at Petroglyph National Monument on the outskirts of the city, the historic Old Town Plaza, and the numerous vintage neon signs along Route 66 all blend seamlessly with today's modern structures and offers those who walk much to see and do. 30 Stops are highlighted on this 6-mile walk where you will learn more about the history of Albuquerque, it's famous residents, and its outstanding historical buildings. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks, and explore off of the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guidebook

A Wandering Walk Guidebook

Explore Williams, AZ Like Never Before!Williams, Arizona calls itself the "Gateway to the Grand Canyon," and its rich history and natural beauty in the surrounding areas makes it a great place to walk and enjoy this pine country of Arizona.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1095193155

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Page: 40

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Explore Williams, AZ Like Never Before!Williams, Arizona calls itself the "Gateway to the Grand Canyon," and its rich history and natural beauty in the surrounding areas makes it a great place to walk and enjoy this pine country of Arizona. The town continues to have the feel of its historic Wild West heritage and continues with its tradition of welcoming visitors along historic Route 66.The walk begins in the historic Grand Canyon Railroad and train depot. You will then move on to the downtown area and see many sites along historic Route 66 and the quaint hotels and stores that popped up along the way. On this walking tour, you'll see beautiful churches, historic homes, and maybe even a surprise or two. History comes alive as you read about what makes each building fascinating and the people who made it so. 19 stops are highlighted on this 2.5 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Williams at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book Washington DC

A Wandering Walk Guide Book  Washington DC

Walk #3: No book on walks in DC would be complete without a walk that highlights the National Mall area, including all the monuments, memorials, and museums you may recognizes - but with some interesting fun facts that you may not know.So, ...

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 1796919454

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Page: 175

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Explore Washington, D.C. Like Never Before!People across the world are familiar with most of the famous and iconic memorials and museums in the downtown area of Washington DC. But, there is an entirely different side of Washington that most people don't visit. A side of DC with as much vibrancy, history, and things to see than the tens of thousands who crowd around the National Mall area.This book highlights 3 walks that get you away from the crowds and explore more areas of DC than you can imagine. Walk #1: This walk highlights the Northwest Area of DC where you will experience Chinatown, many old churches, and other buildings of historic interest. Walk #2: You will travel throughout the Foggy Bottom area of DC where the highlights are George Washington University, old and historic homes, and areas of town where the locals hangout and enjoy the city without the crowds. Walk #3: No book on walks in DC would be complete without a walk that highlights the National Mall area, including all the monuments, memorials, and museums you may recognizes - but with some interesting fun facts that you may not know.So, grab your walking shoes, take this book, and prepare yourself to experience Washington DC in a way you could never have imagined.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book

A Wandering Walk Guide Book

Explore the State Capital of Kansas - TopekaTopeka is filled with history, culture, and fun.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 1791992072

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Page: 36

View: 128

Explore the State Capital of Kansas - TopekaTopeka is filled with history, culture, and fun. This self-guided walking tour will take you beyond the normal tourist areas where you will follow the path of the early pioneers in the 1850s Free State Topeka Movement up through the 1950s as this city worked to end federal desegregation of public schools.The walk begins in the beautiful, and recently renovated State Capitol Building and then moves on to the ever changing downtown area. As you walk through beautiful neighborhoods filled with historic homes and schools, you'll learn about the buildings and homes that make Topeka fascinating. You may be in for a surprise or two! 15 Stops are highlighted on this 4.25 mile walk where you will learn more about the Capital City and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Topeka at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book Jefferson City Mo Capital Walk

A Wandering Walk Guide Book  Jefferson City  Mo Capital Walk

Explore the State Capital of Missouri - Jefferson CityJefferson City captivates visitors with its beauty, charm, and history.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1792919727

Category: Travel

Page: 48

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Explore the State Capital of Missouri - Jefferson CityJefferson City captivates visitors with its beauty, charm, and history. Sitting atop the bluffs of the Missouri River, Jefferson City abounds with historic buildings and special landmarks. From the majestic Capitol Building, whose interior is ranked as the most beautiful in the US, to the vibrant downtown area, Jefferson City is one of the most beautiful capital cities in the US.The walk begins at the beautiful, State Capitol Building and then moves on to the historic state penitentiary -originally constructed the same month as the battle at the Alamo. You'll tour historic Lincoln University before finishing up in the vibrant downtown area. As you walk through beautiful neighborhoods and business areas, you'll learn about the buildings and homes that make Jefferson City fascinating. You may be in for a surprise or two! 27 Stops are highlighted on this 4.50 mile walk where you will learn more about the Capital City and its famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Jefferson City at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book Pasadena CA

A Wandering Walk Guide Book  Pasadena  CA

Explore Pasadena Like Never Before!Since it's founding as the San Gabriel Mission in 1771, Pasadena has been a magnet that attracts those seeking beauty, warmth, and sunshine year-round.

Author: Tom Alyea

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ISBN: 179765554X

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Page: 54

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Explore Pasadena Like Never Before!Since it's founding as the San Gabriel Mission in 1771, Pasadena has been a magnet that attracts those seeking beauty, warmth, and sunshine year-round. In fact, the name "Pasadena" is a Native American word that translates into "Crown of the Valley." Doing a self-guided walk in this city is like none other you have ever taken. The walk begins in the historic Old Pasadena portion of town as it travels through the vibrant, and revitalized downtown area, then on to one of the most famous, and prestigious, universities in the world - Caltech. You'll also see along the way, beautiful churches, historic homes, and maybe even a surprise or two. History comes alive as you read about what makes each building fascinating and the people who made it so. Pasadena is world famous for hosting the annual Tournament of Roses Parade every New Year's Day. Now see Pasadena in a different light without the millions of people lining Colorado Blvd. 35 stops are highlighted on this 8 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and just a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Pasadena at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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A Wandering Walk Guide Book Amarillo TX

A Wandering Walk Guide Book  Amarillo  TX

Explore Amarillo, Tx Like Never Before!Founded in 1887, Amarillo has grown to be one of the largest cities in the Texas Panhandle.

Author: Tom Alyea

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1798204819

Category: Travel

Page: 46

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Explore Amarillo, Tx Like Never Before!Founded in 1887, Amarillo has grown to be one of the largest cities in the Texas Panhandle. Some of the largest cattle ranches in the world were started in this area. Amarillo expanded in the 1900's when oil and gas were discovered this area. Soon, the city exploded in population. Then came the heydays of historic Route 66. Amarillo was a major stopping point on this historic highway as it traversed from Chicago to Santa Monica.The walk begins in the historic area around Amarillo College and then moves on to the downtown area before taking you along the route of historic Route 66 and the quaint motels and stores that popped up along the way. Not to be missed is all of the train history, including the old Santa Fe Depot and beautiful Santa Fe Office building. On this walking tour you'll see beautiful churches, historic homes, and maybe even a surprise or two. History comes alive as you read about what makes each building fascinating and the people who made it so. 25 stops are highlighted on this 9 mile walk where you will learn more about the city and just a few of its more famous residents. Beautiful photos in the guidebook will enhance your experience. This walking guidebook allows you to explore the history and culture of Amarillo at your own pace as you explore off the beaten path.
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