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Off the Beaten Path: Missouri

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Backroads & Byways of Missouri: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions
by Archie Satterfield Details
This book is for those who didn't know that grape vines in Missouri changed the wine industry in France, or that the worst earthquake in American history also occurred in the same state, or that more Civil War battles were fought on Missouri soil than any other border state. If you prefer two-lane blacktop and gravel roads over interstates, this is the book for you.
Coastal Missouri: driving on the edge of wild
by John Drake Robinson Details
Robinson's irreverent humor gets a workout in Missouri's back country.
Missouri curiosities: quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff
by Josh Young Details
The definitive collection of Missouri's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for Missouri residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.
Off the beaten path
by  Readers Digest Association Details
Spotlights over 1,000 of the United States' most overlooked must- see destinations. In a state-by-state A-to-Z format, this budget-friendly vacation planner reveals the best-kept secret spots so that no matter where you live, you can plan an unforgettable local vacation within an hour or two of your home
Off the beaten path Missouri: a guide to unique places
by Patti DeLano Details
Features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Missouri Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Missouri that other guidebooks just don't offer.
Weird Missouri: your travel guide to the Missouri's local legends and best kept secrets
by James Strait Details
This offbeat travel guide shows visitors where to find the Show-Me State's local legends, craziest characters, oddball curiosities and bizarre roadside attractions with beautiful color illustrations throughout.
Updated 11/19/2014

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