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The Rough Guide to The USA: The Rockies (Compact Guide with Free eBook), Paperback / softback Book

The Rough Guide to The USA: The Rockies (Compact Guide with Free eBook) Paperback / softback

Part of the Rough Guides Main Series series

Paperback / softback


Practical travel guide to The Rockies with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in The Rockies, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in The Rockies, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to THE ROCKIES covers: Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Inside this travel guide you'll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selection for every kind of trip to The Rockies, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Wyoming to family activities in child-friendly places, like Yellowstone National Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Grand Teton National Park.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including The Rockies entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESCarefully planned routes covering the best of The Rockies give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for hiking, wildlife viewing and awe-inspiring scenic drives.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides' rundown of Denver, Aspen, Glenwood Springs and Jackson's best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to The Rockies, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS: Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in The Rockies, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into The Rockies, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Sawtooth Mountains and the spectacular Zion National Park.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Boise, Denver and many more locations in The Rockies reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time. FREE EBOOK Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.




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