Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington D. C. Region (Paperback)

38 Self-Guided Tour in the Capital and Five Surrounding States

By Robert J. Regalbuto

Countryman Press, 9780881505979

Publication Date: April 17, 2004

List Price: 16.95*
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Explore the historic sites, monuments, and architecture of America's capital and environs on foot, and at your own pace.

An invitation to walk in the footsteps of presidents and patriots, Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington D.C. Region will lead you on self-guided walking tours in the capital city and the most popular and picturesque destinations beyond the Beltway, including:

  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

  • Annapolis, Maryland

  • Baltimore, Maryland

  • Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

  • New Castle, Delaware

Each chapter includes directions to the starting point of the tour, step-by-step walking routes accompanied by detailed maps and photos, and knowledgeable, often fascinating commentary about points of interest you'll see along the way. Whether you walk along Washington's monumental avenues, the Chesapeake Bay's windswept coast, on colonial byways, or among Civil War battlefields, you'll find Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington D.C. Region the perfect walking companion. 40 black & white photos, 38 maps, index.

About the Author

Robert J. Regalbuto has traveled extensively, staying at monastery guesthouses along the way. He is the author of several books, including Monastery Guest Houses of North America, Weekend Walks in Historic New England, Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington, DC, Region, and Weekend Walks in Brooklyn. Regalbuto graduated from Harvard cum laude and lives in Rhode Island.