USA's Best Trips - Rocky Mountains Trips (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Rocky Mountains Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s USA’s Best Trips guidebook.

An endless network of lonely highways snakes between snow-capped peaks, scales impossible passes, follows crystal-clear rivers and penetrates rugged canyons. You’ll easily drive hours through forests thick with bears, deer, elk and ospreys without passing a town.

  • get the consummate parks experience, from Grand Teton to Yellowstone, with outstanding wildlife, gushing geysers and alpine scenery
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • drive Glacier National Park’s backbone, with steep switchbacks, waterfalls and glistening glacier views on Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • encounter Wild West ghost towns, soaring ski resorts and alpine bliss at the Top of the Rockies
  • discover even more with walking tours, detours and ways to link your trips

Coverage includes: Grand Teton to Yellowstone, Going-to-the-Sun Road, Top of the Rockies, San Juan Skyway & Million Dollar Highway

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46 pages

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What is a Trips Country guide?

Want to explore a whole country or large region like California or Europe by car? This is the book for you. Jam-packed with lots of amazing road trips, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, these guidebooks will ensure you get the most out of every place you drive through.

  • Divided into three section: Plan your trip, On the road, Road trip essentials
  • Classic Trips – we include the famous drives you simply must do
  • Includes unmissable sights and experiences, plus exciting detours
  • Recommendations on where to eat and sleep
  • Includes a pull-out, full colour map

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