Colorado: An Explorer's Guide

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"A classy series with encyclopedic coverage."—National Geographic Explorer
Colorado offers travelers unsurpassed access to the Rocky Mountains—whether your passion is exploring old mining towns, finding the best run at some of the world's best ski resorts, or roughing it in Rocky Mountain National Park. There's enough here to keep anyone busy year round.Explorer's Guide Colorado covers everything a traveler should see and do in this great state. From birding in the eastern plains to winery tours in Grand ...

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Overview

"A classy series with encyclopedic coverage."—National Geographic Explorer
Colorado offers travelers unsurpassed access to the Rocky Mountains—whether your passion is exploring old mining towns, finding the best run at some of the world's best ski resorts, or roughing it in Rocky Mountain National Park. There's enough here to keep anyone busy year round.Explorer's Guide Colorado covers everything a traveler should see and do in this great state. From birding in the eastern plains to winery tours in Grand Junction—and everything in between. Features include hundreds of dining reviews as well as opinionated listings of inns, B&Bs, hotels, and vacation cottages. There are numerous up-to-date regional and downtown maps, and like all Explorer's Guides, this one provide handy icons that point out places of extra value, family-friendly establishments, wheelchair and wi-fi access, and lodgings that accept pets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881507454
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: Explorer's Guides Series
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 670,605
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

As a freelance writer and editor since 2003, Matt Forster is the author of innumerable articles and Explorer's Guide Colorado. Having grown up and lived in Michigan for all but seven years of his life, Matt has camped, hiked, canoed, biked, swum, antiqued, art galleried, toured, or simply explored nearly every corner of Michigan. Matt explores Michigan from Goodrich where he lives with his wife, Kim, and their daughter, Abby.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     10
Introduction     12
What's Where in Colorado     16
The Front Range
Denver     26
Boulder     51
Fort Collins     72
Estes Park     83
Northwest Colorado
Breckenridge & Summit County     98
Vail & Eagle County     111
Winter Park & Grand County     123
Steamboat Springs & The Yampa Valley     134
Aspen & Snowmass     145
Glenwood Springs     159
Grand Junction & Colorado's Western Slope     169
South-Central Colorado
Colorado Springs     180
Canon City & The Gold Range     200
Upper Arkansas Valley     210
San Luis Valley     223
Southwest Colorado
Durango, Silverton & The Four Corners     230
Pagosa Springs & The Southern San Juans     248
Telluride & Ouray     257
Crested Butte & Gunnison     270
Eastern Colorado
Pueblo     284
Trinidad     300
Eastern Plains     309
Index     323
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