You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Bahamas 2002 features gorgeous color photos of the magnificent white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and schools of brilliant tropical fish that await you. Inside you'll get complete details on the major resort areas of Nassau, Cable Beach, Paradise Island, and Freeport/Lucaya, with candid reviews of the best resorts, restaurants, casinos, and attractions. Then we'll take you to the Out Islands, where you can find the perfect place to get away from it all on a your own stretch of secluded white sands. We've also included complete coverage of The Turks & Caicos, a hot new destination that offers some of the world's best diving. In every destination, you'll find complete details on beaches, snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing, golf, and other active adventures-plus the best beach bars and the top restaurants for authentic, spicy island cuisine. Whether you want an elegant honeymoon hideaway or an affordable family resort, Frommer's Bahamas 2002 can help you plan the island getaway that's right for you. You'll even get a free color fold-out map, a complete cruise guide, tips on find the best package deals, and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!Porter, Darwin is the author of 'Frommer's Bahamas 2002', published 2002 under ISBN 9780764520419 and ISBN 0764520415.