Southwest USA - Southwestern Colorado (Chapter)
This is the Southwestern Colorado chapter from Lonely Planet's Southwest USA guidebook.
Southwestern Colorado is a heady place to play. Some of the finest powder skiing in the world melts to reveal winding trails in summer. This is the West at its most rugged, a landscape of twisting canyons and ancient ruins, with burly peaks and gusty desert plateaus.
- admiring the ages-old cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park
- appreciating the frozen waterfalls and piping hot springs at rugged Ouray
- tasting the bouquet of local brews at Durango
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Pagosa Springs & around, Durango, Mancos, Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Dolores, San Juan Mountains, Telluride, Ridgway, Ouray and the Million Dollar Hwy.
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