The Greenbrier Featured in Popular Travel Book


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – (January 9, 2017): The Greenbrier, America’s Resort in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, is proud to be included in the updated third edition of 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die.

First published in 2003, Patricia Schultz’s 1,000 Places to See Before You Die spent 85 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and quickly became the No. 1 bestselling travel book of all time. It was followed by 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die, which covered the 50 U.S. States and neighboring Canada. It also became a bestseller.

The revised and updated third edition is now in full color, and The Greenbrier is one of the featured destinations.

“The locations featured in the book are chosen based on Patricia’s year of extensive travels the world over, those places that have the capacity to dazzle, inspire and amaze us,” said Erin Kibby, Marketing Assistant, Workman Publishing.

In its passage about The Greenbrier, the book discusses the resort's history, dating back to 1778, and raves about today’s experience, mentioning golf, spa, The Greenbrier Clinic, The Casino Club and activities such as tennis, horseback riding, mountain biking and falconry that make a trip to The Greenbrier so unique. The excerpt also includes information on the spectacular d├ęcor created by Dorothy Draper and Carleton Varney.

“We’re thrilled to be included in this book, which has been read by so many,” said Elmer Coppoolse, Chief Operating Officer, The Greenbrier. “We’re extremely proud of our history and what we have to offer to our guests today, and if a new guest decides to visit us or a longtime guest decides to make a return trip after reading this book, we’ll be pleased to show them what has made The Greenbrier America’s Resort for more than 200 years.”

The 1,000 Places to See in The United States and Canada book is available at major retailers.