Colorado and the Rockies For Dummies
Want to roam incredible National Parks or luxuriate at a posh resort? Ride the rails or ride the range? Explore quaint small towns or booming big cities? Ski the slopes or browse in the shops? Whether you want urbane luxury, back-country adventure, or something in-between, you'll find it between the pages of this friendly guide that gives you the scoop on: rock climbing, whitewater rafting, trout fishing, mountain biking, skiing, and golfing; the Natural Wonders and wide range of environments; the breweries and their signature brews; and, local delicacies such as buffalo, rattlesnake, and Rocky Mountain oysters 3 great itinerary options. Like every "For Dummies" travel guide, "Colorado and the Rockies For Dummies" includes: down-to-earth trip-planning advice; what you shouldn't miss-and what you can skip; the best hotels and restaurants for every budget; and, handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages.
- Paperback | 406 pages
- 142.24 x 213.36 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
- 01 Jul 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
- Illustrations, maps (some col.)
About Nicholas Trotter
Nick Trotter is a writer and cartographer. For the past five years, he has been drawing maps for Frommer's travel guides and the For Dummies travel series. A Denver native, he graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in geography, and has been perfecting the delicate art of getting lost for a couple of decades. His travel writings have taken him to Brazil, Italy, and the Caribbean; for now (at least), his home base is Brooklyn, New York.
Table of contents
Introduction.Part I: Introducing Colorado.Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Colorado.Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Colorado.Chapter 3: Deciding When and Where to Go.Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Four Great Options.Part II: Planning Your Trip to Colorado.Chapter 5: Managing Your Money.Chapter 6: Getting to Colorado.Chapter 7: Getting Around Colorado.Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations.Chapter 9: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.Part III: The Front Range.Chapter 11: Denver.Chapter 12: Side Trips from Denver.Chapter 13: Boulder.Chapter 14: Colorado Springs.Part IV: The High Country.Chapter 15: Rocky Mountain National Park.Chapter 16: Middle Park.Chapter 17: Summit County.Chapter 18: Leadville and the Upper Arkansas Valley.Chapter 19: Vail and the Vail Valley.Chapter 20: Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.Chapter 21: Steamboat Springs.Chapter 22: Gunnison, Crested Butte, and the Black Canyon.Part V: The Western Slope and Southern Colorado.Chapter 23: Grand Junction and the Western Slope.Chapter 24: The Southwestern High Country.Chapter 25: The High San Juans and the San Luis Valley.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 26: Ten Signature Colorado Experiences.Chapter 27: Beer, Beer, Beer - Ten Breweries and Their Signature Brews.Appendix: Quick Concierge.Index.