Backroads & Byways of Colorado: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions

Backroads & Byways of Colorado: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions

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Backroads & Byways of Colorado: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions by John Daters, Drea Knufken

Longtime Colorado residents and intrepid travelers John Daters and Drea Knufken are your guides over the sky-grappling pinnacles of the Rockies, down the sandstone valleys of the Western Slope, and through windswept prairies. Explore Ancestral Puebloan settlements along the San Juan Skyway, Travel over "the Nation's Backbone," the Continental Divide, Ski, hike or camp in the massive 2.3-million-acre White River National Forest, Follow frontier paths and walk through long-abandoned ghost towns, Drive through Rocky Mountain National Park via Trail Ridge Road, the highest paved through-road in North America, ... and much more. Also included are travelers tips that provide expert insight into the state's true must-sees, and recommendations for where to find a memorable meal and a place to hang your hat should you need a rest along the way. Backroads & Byways of Colorado is the shortest route a visitor can take to exploring like a native and for natives to delve more deeply into the history and magic of their home state.

About the Author:
Drea Knufken lives in Boulder, Colorado. A Southern California native, she still endeavors to figure out Colorado's weather, which natives assure her is impossible. She explores Colorado's ever-growing list of restaurants and live music shows when not writing or playing outdoors

About the Author:
John Daters is an official travel writer for the state of Colorado. When not pounding away at the keyboard, he can be found picking his way through the Rocky Mountains in search of little-known high-mountain lakes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881507874
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: Backroads and Byways Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Drea Knufken lives in Boulder, CO, where she enjoys exploring the great outdoors and the state’s ever-growing list of restaurants and live music venues.

John Daters is an official travel writer for the state of
Colorado. In his spare time he enjoys hiking in the Rockies.

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