Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Outside of a Dog, #53

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx.

Summer’s here, and the time is right for a family vacation! Whether you journey to a theme park, out of the country, or simply out of the city for a few days, here are some travel books we suggest.

FamilyFun Vacation Guide: The Great Lakes
FamilyFun magazine, published by Disney, aims to show kids and parents alike how to create memorable vacations and great family activities. There are several FamilyFun Vacation Guides; this one focuses on the Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
917.7 N WCV

Walt Disney World & Orlando 2009 – Frommer’s
Frommer’s is one of the best known and respected travel guide publishers. They have been producing travel guides since 1957. If you’re headed to Florida for Walt Disney World, or just to get some sun, check out this newest arrival.
917.592 F 2009 WCV

Lake Michigan Backroads: Your guide to wild and scenic adventures in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana – Robert W. Domm
Listed here are 19 backroads driving tours around the Lake Michigan area. Take these tours and see nature and the state like you never have before!
917.704 D WCV

Frommer’s Family Vacations in the National Parks – Charles Wohlforth
Once again, Frommer’s makes the list, this time with suggestions for the best places in national parks to camp and see the sights.
917.304 W WMB WAM

100 Best Cruise Vacations – Theodore Scull
Another option still is to take a cruise. This book will suggest some of the best trips, how much they cost, and how to get the most out of them.
910.45 S WDB

Art in Detroit Public Places – Dennis Nawrocki
If you’re staying in Detroit this summer, why not check out some of the great art on display everywhere in the city?
709.774 A WCV

And don’t forget – the Warren Public Libraries offer the Museum Adventure Pass, sponsored by Macy’s! Check out two and four FREE admissions to some of the great museums and sights in the state! Stop by for a booklet with all the information, and stay tuned to this blog for more details on how the program works!

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