Southwest USA's Best Trips - Utah, Colorado & Nevada Trips (PDF Chapter)
This is the Utah, Colorado & Nevada Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southwest USA’s Best Trips guidebook.
From rocky mountain highs to Zion Canyon lows, it’s all about extremes in Utah, Colorado and Nevada. Roads travel from ghost towns and rural America to the hyperactivity of Sin City itself.
- experience red-rock grandeur and untouched wilderness in Zion & Bryce National Parks
- pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
- take a roller-coaster ride through remote and rugged park lands on Scenic Byway 12
- get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
- explore Utah’s outdoor-adventure epicentre, Moab & Southeastern National Park
- discover even more with walking tours, detours and ways to link your trips
Coverage includes: Kolob Canyon, St George, Virgin, Springdale, Zion Canyon, Mt Carmel, Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Tropic, Bryce Canyon City, Escalante, Head of the Rocks, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Boulder, Torrey, Capitol Reef National Park, Island in the Sky District, Dead Horse Point State Park, Arches National Park, Moab, Hole ‘n the Rock, Needles District, Monticello, Monument Valley, Bluff, Hovenweep National Monument, Blanding, Butler Wash Ruins, Mule Canyon Ruins, Natural Bridges National Monument, Moki Dugway, Valley of the Gods, Goosenecks State Park, Fruita, Rangely, Dinosaur National Monument, Vernal, Red Cloud Loop, Price, Mesa Verde, Mancos, Durango, Silverton, Million Dollar Highway, Ouray, Ridgway, Telluride, Denver, Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park, Vail, Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Buena Vista, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Reno, Fallon, Grimes Point Archaeological Area, Sand Mountain, Middlegate Station, The New Shoe Tree, Cold Springs Pony Express Station, Eureka, Ely, Great Basin National Park, Las Vegas.
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