Eastern USA - Understand Eastern USA and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)


This chapter contains the Eastern USA Today, History, The Way of Life, Regional Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, Music, Landscapes & Wildlife, Directory A-Z and Transportation chapters from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history, culture, cuisine and the arts to flights, public transportation, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, travellers with kids and travellers with disabilities.

  • a rundown of the booming music scene
  • info on local literary legends
  • full coverage of regional cuisines, from barbecues to lobster boils
  • details on the struggle for equality in the region
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What is a Regional Guide?

Heading to a popular region within a country? These guides provide the extra depth and detail you need. Following the same format and style as our Country and Multi-country guides, they help you get under the area’s skin to discover its defining characteristics, like its cuisine, markets, culture and festivals.

  • Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
  • Our experts uncover hidden gems to make your visit unique
  • Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
  • Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation

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