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It is not often that a book comes with an expiration date, like a gallon of milk--but Hunter (Day Trips from Cincinnati) felt it would be worthwhile to include one--November 2000--in the eighth annual edition of his book. There is no denying that the interstate is constantly changing (this book contains over 500 changes to the 17th edition), but his information is not as perishable as he implies. Dense with information related to travel on this route, this book contains practical tips about tornado safety, local radio stations, and the location of speed traps. To have it in hand while planning or taking a trip between Detroit and Florida would be very valuable. Considering the number of "snowbirds" who make this jaunt, this could result in a lot of circulation for the book. Recommended for public libraries along the route. Genovese's The Great American Road Trip is a joy. Having surveyed the 2500 miles of route that some of us still refer to as the Boston Post Road, Genovese knows when to stop and when to keep driving. He takes time to introduce us to the people who run the sites and attractions along the way and not just show us the giant lobsters and the road kill cafes. Anyone familiar with the Post Road knows that this is a scenic route; you don't drive it if you are in a hurry. So take the time to sit back and enjoy the sights. Recommended for public and academic libraries with interest in travel, geography, or folklore.
-Thomas O'Connell, Little Rock, AR
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
". . . many of us will find "Along Interstate-75" to be an indispensable travel guide." -- Detroit News, Detroit, MI, 12/97
"Anyone driving I-75 without this guide is missing most the fun and knowledge." -- Milne's Travelwriter Marketletter, New York, NY, 03/99
"Dave Hunter has turned the nerve-wracking journey to Florida into a family adventure that's fun." -- Chatelaine Travel Magazine, Canada, 09/97
"Dave Hunter's Along Interstate-75 continues to be the ideal travel guide for motorists traveling on Interstate-75 from Michigan to Florida." -- The Midwest Book Review, James A. Cox, 11/00
"Decidedly user-friendly. It's a pleasure to encounter a travel guide so well organized, so complete and so readable." -- Book Review, Toronto, Canada, 03/97
"Hunter refuses advertising; he told me doing so would compromise his objectivity - this book is worth every penny." -- The Toronto Star, Ontario, Canada; Gerry Hall, former Travel Editor, 03/99
"The most common-sense travel guide tried this year . . " -- St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL; Robert Jenkins, Travel Editor, 03/98
"This book is pretty classy . . . I'm really impressed." -- Peter Gzowski, 1997 Peabody Award Winner, 10/97
"This book is so much fun, I want to drive I-75 even if I have no reason to." -- The Shoestring Traveler, Lake Worth, FL; Jane Etter, Senior Editor, 11/98
"We wouldn't make the "snowbird" trek south without it." -- Motor Trend Magazine, 08/98 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Great book; very informative. Would highly recommend it to anyone driving down to Florida. We've used it several times and it's always pretty accurate even to where it lets you... Read morePublished 23 months ago by debbie beaver
I purchased this book along with the I-95 version but had not used it until Nov 2012 when took I75 south to Florida instead of I95. Read morePublished on June 8 2013 by Wilkie
Along Interstate I 75 is a must have for anyone travelling south.This book was very informative.Where to stay,eat,buy gas,points of interest,you name it - It is all there. Read morePublished on March 6 2012 by Kathy