Synopses & Reviews
Escape on endless roads through fiery-red canyons and Dr Seussian spires. Mingle with ghosts at the ancient Mesa Verde ruins. Traverse the world and celebrate excess in flirty, fabulous Las Vegas. Whether you"re a geology nut, a Wild West buff or an adventure hound, grab this definitive guide and prepare to soak up the Southwest, Lonely Planet style.
Get Your Kicks On Route 66 - more than 70 detailed maps steer you to this legendary route and beyond
Become The Expert - special environment and culture chapters demystify the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce, and shed light on Native American and Mormon lifestyles
Take It Outside - rafting, skiing & snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking'tips on all the area"s hottest activities
Snack, Sip & Sleep - where to get the yummiest green chile cheeseburgers and microbrews, plus lodging from wigwams to New Agey inns to desert spa resorts
Bask In The Bizarre - coverage of the region"s quirkiest gems: the Elvis-A-Rama Museum, OK Corral, UFO landing sites, kitschy gift shops and more!
...for the adventurous traveler who wants to live like a native.' --Real Simple Magazine, June 2005
Discover the Southwest USA
Gaze up at the Grand Canyon while floating down the mightly Colorado
Chat with Santa Fe locals over spicy green chile and margaritas
Spot ghosts of the Old West on the trail of Butch Cassidy
In This Guide
Expanded edition covers the best of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Las Vegas and Nevada
The ultimate road-trip guide - more scenic drives, Route 66 details and dinosaur detours throughout!
Special Native American and Southwest with Kids chapters, plus pet-friendly listings in every state
Insightful local interviews, including Carolyn Jessop's account of escaping polygamy