Practical travel guide to The Rockies 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.
Carefully 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 COVERAGE
Clear 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 LOCAL
Tips 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 MISS
Rough 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.
Comprehensive '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 PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Sawtooth Mountains and the spectacular Zion National Park.
Practical 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.
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.