Backroads of the great American West : your guide to great day trips and weekend getaways

by Crabbe, Gary, 1964-

Format: Print Book 2021
Availability: Unavailable 0 of 2 copies
Unavailable (2)
Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library First Floor - Travel Collection CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor - Travel Collection
Northland Public Library Nonfiction ON HOLDSHELF
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Backroads of the Great American West describes and details with full-color photos and maps the most scenic routes in the Rocky Mountains, Texas, Desert Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest.
chapter 1. Colorado: Stone, coal, and silver : marble to Aspen ; San Juan skyway : Durango to Mancos ; Cripple Creek gold : Cascade to Westcliffe
chapter 2. New Mexico and Arizona: Double-6 in the land of enchantment : Glenrio to Gallup ; An ancient land : Tucumcari to Albuquerque ; America's main street : Route 66 from Ash Fork to Topock ; The Arizona coast : Kingman to Grand Canyon West
chapter 3. Southern California: San Juaquin Valley's freedom roads : Delano to Allensworth ; Southern mountains and deserts : the Laguna mountains ; Mojave Desert and historic Route 66 : Victorville to Amboy ; Dana's pilgrim and the swallows of San Juan Capistrano : Dana Point to Caspers Wilderness Park ; The seven sisters: Morro Bay and the Edna Valley
chapter 4. Northern California: Where it's always yesterday : Locke and the Delta ; The Sacramento Valley : the Midway ; The Great Basin Desert : Bodie ; Marshlands, rainforests, and a rocky seacoast : Arcata to Prairie Creek State Park ; The sleeping maiden : Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, and a Mount Tamalpais loop ; Paso Robles : cowboy country
chapter 5: Utah: The Old West comes to life : Old Pony Express Road ; Butch Cassidy was here : Beaver Canyon to I-70 ; All-American road : State Route 12 ; Along the mighty Colorado : Potash Road to Dead Horse Point ; Cowboys and indians, both past and present : trail of the Ancients Scenic Byway
chapter 6. Oregon: All things coastal : Lincoln City to Reedsport ; Volcano Central : McKenzi Pass to Santiam Pass Scenic Byway ; Fire and feathers : Volcano Scenic Byway to Crater Lake and Klamath Basin ; Paradise found : Hells Canyon Scenic Byway main loop ; Washington ; Wild beaches : La Push to Hoquiam ; Carbonado : Buckley to Mowich Lake ; Steptoe : Palouse to Steptoe Butte.

Additional Information
Subjects Automobile travel -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.
Automobile travel -- Washington (State) -- Guidebooks.
West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Publisher Beverly, MA :Motorbooks,2021
Contributors Fairbanks, Diana, 1946- author.
Hinckley, Jim, 1958- author.
Husarik, Theresa A., 1958- author.
Misuraca, Karen, author.
Ostertag, George, 1957- author.
Ostertag, Rhonda, 1957- author.
Sedam, Mike, author.
Wiatrowski, Claude A., author.
Wyman, David M., 1948- author.
Motorbooks (Firm), compiler.
Language English
Notes "Compiled by the editors of Motorbooks"--Cover.
Includes index.
"The content in this book previously appeared in the following Motorbooks titles: Backroads of Northern California (2000), Backroads of Washington (2004), Backroads of Oregon (2005), Backroads of Southern California (2005), Backroads of the California wine country (2006), Backroads of Arizona, 2nd Edition (2006), Route 66 Backroads (2008), Backroads of Utah (2008), Backroads of the California Coast (2009), and Historic Colorado (2009)"--Colophon.
Description 176 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780760369975
Other Classic View