You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might gothey've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
Meticulously researched by an experienced husband-and-wife team, Frommer's Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs offers complete coverage of all three Rocky Mountain cities. You'll discover the best places to buy Western wear and authentic Western art; the top restaurants, from downhome steakhouses to trendy brewpubs; and the best skiing, hiking, biking, and fishing in the glorious landscapes nearby. All the top sights are here: Pike's Peak, the Garden of the Gods, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the Coors Brewing Company, the U.S. Mint, and a host of gorgeous trails and canyons. You'll find accommodations to suit every taste and budget, plus nightlife, a complete shopper's guide, and a host of detailed, accurate maps.
About the Author
Residents of northern New Mexico since 1970, Don and Barbara Laine have traveled extensively throughout the Rocky Mountains and the Southwest, spending as much time as possible in the outdoors, and especially in the regions national parks and monuments. In addition to this book, they have written Frommers guides to Utah, Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, and the National Parks of the American West, and are contributing authors to Frommers Texas.
A Denver-based freelance writer, Eric Peterson has contributed to Frommers guides to Colorado, Texas, and the National Parks of the American West, and has written Frommers Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks. When hes not on the road or writing about travel, Peterson covers Colorados high-tech business scene and Denvers punk-rock underbelly. Hes also an avid camper and hiker who enjoys long weekends in the Colorado Rockies with his antique boots, his campfire-cooked delicacies, and his faithful mutt, Giblet.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
Whats New in Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs.
1. The Best of Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs.
2. Planning Your Trip to Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs.
3. For International Visitors.
4. Settling into Denver.
5. What to See & Do in Denver.
7. Colorado Springs.
Appendix: Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs in Depth.