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Fodor's Colorado [With Pull-Out Map] (Fodor's Colorado)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Colorado!

· Updated annually, Fodors Colorado provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

· Fodors Colorado features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

· If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Colorado.

· Experience Colorado like a local! Fodors Colorado includes choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining, and much more!

· Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Readers can embrace the local scene as they hit the slopes in Vail, take a dip in Steamboat's hot springs, or puzzle over ancient cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining.

Synopsis:

Discover the spirit of Colorado

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you hit the slopes in Vail, take a dip in Steamboat's hot springs, or puzzle over ancient cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…with colorful maps and graphics, plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

Table of Contents

About this Book ............ 6

When to Go ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Quintessential Colorado ............ 10

If You Like ............ 12

Great Itineraries ............ 20

Mountain Finder ............ 24

Chapter 1: Denver ............ 25

Exploring Denver ............ 27

Where to Eat ............ 40

Where to Stay ............ 56

Sports and the Outdoors ............ 64

Nightlife and the Arts ............ 68

Shopping ............ 73

Denver Essentials ............ 75

Chapter 2: The Rockies Near Denver ............ 79

Golden ............ 82

Evergreen ............ 85

Central City and Black Hawk ............ 86

Idaho Springs ............ 88

Winter Park ............ 91

Georgetown ............ 97

The Rockies Near Denver Essentials ............ 99

Chapter 3: Summit County ............ 101

Dillon ............ 105

Keystone ............ 108

Arapahoe Basin ............ 113

Breckenridge ............ 114

Frisco ............ 121

Copper Mountain ............ 123

Leadville ............ 127

Summit County Essentials ............ 130

Chapter 4: Vail Valley ............ 133

Vail ............ 137

Minturn ............ 148

Beaver Creek ............ 149

Vail Valley Essentials ............ 159

Chapter 5: Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley ............ 161

Aspen ............ 165

Snowmass Village ............ 183

Glenwood Springs ............ 187

Redstone and Marble ............ 194

Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley Essentials ............ 196

Chapter 6: Boulder and North Central Colorado ............ 199

Boulder ............ 204

Grand County ............ 238

Fort Collins ............ 246

Boulder and North Central Colorado Essentials ............ 254

Chapter 7: Rocky Mountain National Park ............ 257

Welcome to Rocky Mountain ............ 258

Rocky Mountain National Park Planner ............ 260

Where to Stay and Eat ............ 272

Rocky Mountain Essentials ............ 273

Chapter 8: Northwest Colorado and Steamboat Springs ............ 275

Grand Junction ............ 279

Colorado National Monument ............ 285

Grand Mesa ............ 288

Meeker ............ 290

Craig ............ 292

Steamboat Springs ............ 293

Dinosaur National Monument ............ 303

Rangely ............ 304

Northwest Colorado and Steamboat Springs Essentials ............ 306

Chapter 9: Southwest Colorado ............ 309

Crested Butte and Gunnison ............ 313

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Montrose ............ 327

Telluride ............ 336

Ridgway ............ 347

Ouray ............ 348

Silverton ............ 352

Purgatory ............ 355

Durango ............ 358

Pagosa Springs ............ 365

Lake City and Creede ............ 367

Southwest Colorado Essentials ............ 375

Chapter 10: Mesa Verde National Park ............ 379

Welcome to Mesa Verde ............ 380

Mesa Verde National Park Planner ............ 382

Where to Stay and Eat ............ 388

Mesa Verde Essentials ............ 391

Chapter 11: South Central Colorado ............ 393

Colorado Springs ............ 397

Buena Vista and Salida ............ 419

Cañon City ............ 424

Pueblo ............ 427

Trinidad ............ 432

Cuchara Valley ............ 435

The San Luis Valley ............ 437

South Central Colorado Essentials ............ 445

Colorado Essentials ............ 449

Index ............ 471

About Our Writers ............ 480

Maps

Colorado ............ 1819

Denver Area ............ 2829

Downtown Denver ............ 32

Greater Denver ............ 37

Where to Eat in Denver ............ 4243

Where to Stay in Denver ............ 58

The Rockies Near Denver ............ 83

Summit County ............ 104

Vail Valley ............ 136

Roaring Fork Valley ............ 164

Aspen Area ............ 166167

North Central Colorado ............ 203

Boulder ............ 208209

Fort Collins ............ 249

Northwest Colorado ............ 278

Southwest Colorado ............ 312

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ............ 328

South Central Colorado ............ 399

Colorado Springs Vicinity ............ 404

Close Ups

Staking Out the Stock Show ............ 66

Denver Rocks ............ 72

Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel ............ 96

Hiking to the Continental Divide ............ 98

Golf ............ 107

Colorados Fragile Wilderness ............ 124

Hitting the Slopes ............ 151

Independence Pass ............ 165

The Sound of Music ............ 181

Saturday Market ............ 182

Doc Holliday ............ 189

Rafting the Roaring Fork Valley ............ 192

Quick Bites in Boulder ............ 219

Longs Peak: The Northernmost Fourteener ............ 268

The Legacy of Mike the Headless Chicken ............ 287

Black Canyon Flora and Fauna ............ 331

Woodstock of the West ............ 339

A Walk in the Founders Footsteps ............ 405

The Pueblo Levee ............ 429

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400004157
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Editor:
Starmer, Cate
Author:
Starmer, Cate
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - West - Mountain (General)
Subject:
United States - Mountain - Colorado
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Subject:
Travel-US Rocky Mountain States
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x 0.97 in 1.125 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Readers can embrace the local scene as they hit the slopes in Vail, take a dip in Steamboat's hot springs, or puzzle over ancient cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining.
"Synopsis" by , Discover the spirit of Colorado

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you hit the slopes in Vail, take a dip in Steamboat's hot springs, or puzzle over ancient cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…with colorful maps and graphics, plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

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