Midwest Book Review, which chooses books to review from over 1500 they receive each month, has chosen the “Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide” to feature in their January 2009 edition. Here’s what they said:
When on vacation, no one wants to spend time paralyzed with indecision. "Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide" is an activity book with much information on the Lake Hartwell area, spelling out the countless activities that one can take part in the area, ranging from the expected boating to the nightlife to beer tasting to even auto racing. Quite simply, if one is planning a trip to the Lake Hartwell area in South Carolina and Georgia, "Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide" is considered absolutely required. (Source: http://www.midwestbookreview.com/mbw/jan_09.htm)
The “LAKE HARTWELL AREA RECREATION GUIDE” reveals exciting things to do in 35 towns and cities in Upstate South Carolina and Northeast Georgia.
The Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers all join to make Lake Hartwell, which provides opportunities for boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing. This man-made lake has 55,900 acres of water and about 962 miles of shoreline.
The lake is surrounded by parks, farm land, cute towns and fun cities, which all make for a fantastic time. They provide great views, outdoor adventures and all kinds of fun activities. The cities and towns each have a different feel to them. Each one has characteristics that may make them worth visiting, depending on your interests.
The “Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide” may be used in two ways:
First, you can look up things that interest you to find the towns and cities that offer these activities. Included is information about art galleries, biking, birding, boating, renting boats, bowling, disc golf, golf, local farms, fishing, fitness, hiking, horseback riding, movie theatres, museums, night life, performing arts, roller skating, skateparks, sporting events, tennis, waterfalls, wine tasting and zoos.
Second, you can look under a particular city or town to find what activities are there. Included is information about Anderson, Athens, Belton, Central, Clarkesville, Clemson, Comer, Commerce, Easley, Elberton, Fair Play, Gainesville, Greenville, Greer, Hartwell, Iva, Jefferson, Lavonia, Long Creek, Marietta, Maysville, Mountain Rest, Pelzer, Pendleton, Pickens, Royston, Seneca, Six Mile, Starr, Tallulah Falls, Toccoa, Townville, Walhalla, Westminster and Williamston.
The “Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide” retails for $12.95 and can be purchased at the following businesses:
Ace Hardware locations: on Hwy 24 in Anderson, SC and Hartwell, GA
Anderson Mower Service, 2305 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC 29625, 864-224-0020
Barnes & Noble locations: Greenville & Spartanburg in SC and Buford & Athens in GA
Currahee Military Museum, 160 N. Alexander St., Toccoa, GA 30577, 706-282-5055
Fiction Addiction, 3795 E. North St# 9, Greenville, SC 29615, 864-609-9394
Golf USA, 2902 B North Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621, 864-226-0999
Grady’s Great Outdoors, 3440 Clemson Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621, 864-226-5283
Hart County Chamber of Commerce, 31 E. Howell St., Hartwell, GA 30643 (706) 376-8590
Hartwell Marina, 149 Hartwell Marine Rd., Hartwell, GA 30643, 706-376-5441
Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area, 19138 A Hwy 11 South, Fair Play, SC 29643, 864-972-3352
Lake Hartwell Fishing and Marine, 5365 Hwy 24, Anderson, SC 29625, 864-287-9782
Pickens County Museum, 307 Johnson St., Pickens, SC 29671 864-898-8963
Split Creek Farm, 3806 Centerville Rd., Anderson, SC 29625, 864-287-3921
Walhalla Liberty Lodge B & B, 105 Liberty Lane, Walhalla, SC 29692, 864-638-8239
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James A. Cox
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Lake Hartwell Area Recreation Guide by Lara Kaufmann
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