50 Best Girlfriends Getaways North America

By Marybeth Bond
(National Geographic, Paperback, 9781426200519, 264pp.)

Publication Date: March 20, 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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This engaging, information-packed guide presents ten categories of Best Places for women to go. The wide-ranging chapters have something for everyone. "Best City Getaways for Girls Who Just Wanna Have Fun" focuses on San Francisco, Miami, Quebec, New York City, and New Orleans. "Where to Celebrate Big Birthdays" suggests Las Vegas, Northern California wine country, and Savannah. "Best Places for Adventure Escapes" includes rafting the Colorado, heli-hiking the Canadian Rockies, and kayaking or canoeing in Maine. "Best Bonding Vacations" recommends Ashland, Oregon, Rocky Mountain National Park, Chicago, and Lake Chatauqua, New York, while "Best Places to Heal When You've Been Dumped" sends you to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and to Hershey, Pennsylvania, for its sumptuous chocolate baths. Other chapters offer suggestions for golf getaways, pampering retreats, artsy getaways, and great retail therapy.

The book is filled with practical tips on roommate etiquette, safety, packing, budgeting, and other specific advice for the growing number of women—young, old, single, married, divorced, and widowed—who are hitting the road. Short, true stories about women's experiences open each chapter, and quotes from all types of women travelers broaden the appeal—further inspiring readers to pack up their bags, call a girlfriend, and say "let's go!"




About the Author

Marybeth Bond is an expert travel writer, consultant, and keynote speaker on women's travel. She has written extensively on the subject in magazines, newspapers, and in her Gutsy Women guides. She has been featured on Good Morning America, CBS News, CNN, Oprah Winfrey, and many other venues. Her many books include A Woman's World, winner of the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book award. When not on the road, Bond lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.

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