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 !