For the armchair traveler or the adventurer on your holiday gift list, Reedy Press (www. offers an array of “Secret” guides to various USA cities, including Philadelphia,  St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago and Cleveland, that provide “A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure”, all located within that region of the country.

A museum dedicated to the Three Stooges, an East Coast version of Alcatraz,  one of America’s oldest churchyard cemeteries, and the oldest open-air market in the country are just some of the quirky and unique places you can discover in “Secret Philadelphia” by Mary Dixon LeBeau. This guide features 90 attractions, each with a 2-page overview complete with photos and a sidebar giving location, admission cost if any, and other essential information for getting the most out of a visit there. These Secret Guides are great as stocking stuffers, either for the city your recipient lives in or near, or to stimulate interest in a place they have always wanted to visit!

Secret Philadelphia” by Mary Dixon Lebeau and other guides “to the Weird, Wonderful and Obsure” from Reedy Press – Gotta Love It!