Scenic Driving New Mexico, 3rd

Scenic Driving New Mexico, 3rd

by Laurence Parent
     
 

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Pack up the car and enjoy thirty-five drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in New Mexico, where the culture, terrain, and climate are as diverse as the Land of Enchantment itself. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the state's scenic byways and back roads. Join nature writer and photographer Laurence Parent on an

Overview

Pack up the car and enjoy thirty-five drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in New Mexico, where the culture, terrain, and climate are as diverse as the Land of Enchantment itself. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the state's scenic byways and back roads. Join nature writer and photographer Laurence Parent on an adventure that takes you from the dunes at White Sands National Monument to the lush forests of the Sacramento Mountains to the rugged waters of the Pecos River.

Inside You'll Find

Itineraries from under 10 to more than 100 miles

A route map for each drive

In-depth descriptions of drive highlights-including alpine villages, historic districts, ancient Indian dwellings, missions, and mining towns

Historical information and suggested side trips

Tips on camping and fishing, travel services, and best driving seasons

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760442
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Series:
Scenic Driving Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,288,186
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Laurence Parent is a freelance photographer and writer specializing in landscape, travel, and nature subjects. He has written 21 books, including seven FalconGuides. He lives in Wimberley, Texas.

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