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Colorado
     

Colorado

by Steve Cohen
 
If you're planning a trip to Colorado and are eager to fill your days away with adventurous activities, this is the book for you. With a brief introduction to the state's geography and history, the author then gives a rundown of the treats Colorado offers the active mind and body. A Travel Strategies & Helpful Facts section here offers planning tips,

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If you're planning a trip to Colorado and are eager to fill your days away with adventurous activities, this is the book for you. With a brief introduction to the state's geography and history, the author then gives a rundown of the treats Colorado offers the active mind and body. A Travel Strategies & Helpful Facts section here offers planning tips, seasonal considerations, climate information and more. Then the book is divided into 11 regions for easy navigation: Denver; Boulder, Golden, Idaho Springs & Central City; I-25 North; I-15 South; San Luis Valley & Central Colorado; US Highway 40; I-70 West; Aspen Ski Country; Central West Colorado; Northwest Colorado; and Southwest Colorado. Under each region, you'll find Touring, Adventures On Foot, On Horseback, On Wheels, In Air & On Snow, Eco-Travel & Cultural Excursions, and Where To Stay & Eat. Touring covers parks, museums, spectator sports, monuments, historic buildings, sights - the classic sightseeing of any vacation. But the Adventures section will open your eyes to a whole new world: downhill skiing, tobboganning, backpacking, boating, whitewater rafting, hot-air ballooning, ice climbing, pont treks, mountain biking, 4WD trips, rock climbing, cross-country skiing. Destinations include (but are not limited to) Denver, Boulder, Golden, Idaho Springs, Central City, Morrison, Evergreen, Greeley, Fort Collins, Cripple Creek, Pueblo, Trinidad, Walsenburg, Crestone, Alamosa, Crested Butte, Winter Park, Estes Park, Steamboat Springs, Loveland Basin, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Vail, Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Dinosaur Country, Telluride and Durango. Easy-to-read maps will help you navigate this natural playground, with town and city maps offered, too. Candid advice, along with names and contact numbers for local operators, will ensure that your vacation is everything you'd wished for. It's all here!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556507243
Publisher:
Hunter Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Series:
Adventure Guide Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.70(d)

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