Southwest USA's Best Trips - Plan your trip (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Welcome to Southwest USA, Southwest USA Highlights, If You Like, Need to Know, Las Vegas City Guide, Santa Fe City Guide, Phoenix City Guide, Austin City guide, and Southwest USA by Region chapters from Lonely Planet’s Southwest USA’s Best Trips guidebook.
Start your planning here. We reveal the ultimate road-trip list for the Southwest USA PLUS the highlights you’ll discover on the way and practical advice to kick-start your trip.
- trip highlights: the best experiences and the road trips to take you there
- classic trips: check out the routes that you simply must drive
- expert advice: discover even more with our guides to Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Austin, and Phoenix, plus practical need-to-know information
Coverage includes: Welcome to Southwest USA, Southwest USA Highlights, If You Like: Southwest Cuisine, History & Culture, The Open Road, Bringing the Kids, Wine & Beer, Hiking, Need to Know, Las Vegas City Guide, Santa Fe City Guide, Phoenix City Guide, Austin City guide, and Southwest USA by Region.
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Heading to a popular region within a country? These guides provide the extra depth and detail you need. Following the same format and style as our Country and Multi-country guides, they help you get under the area’s skin to discover its defining characteristics, like its cuisine, markets, culture and festivals.
- Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
- Our experts uncover hidden gems to make your visit unique
- Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
- Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation