Author: Barbara Laine
Release Date: 2016-04-12
Frommer’s books aren’t written by committee, or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. We employ the best local experts to author our guides, like Don and Barbara Laine, award-winning journalists who live in New Mexico and love sharing their home state with awed visitors. Their insider’s take on their home state introduces readers to the best and most authentic restaurants, hotels, shops, attractions and nightlife; providing unique insights into the history, natural wonders and contemporary culture of this southwestern powerhouse. Most importantly, they’ll tell you straight out what’s worth your precious vacation time...and what you can skip with no qualms. This light, portable book includes a fold-out map, exact pricing, opening hours, and the other important details. It features smartly conceived itineraries for varying interests and a look at both New Mexico’s fascinating history and its vibrant, contemporary culture with information on New Mexico’s many outdoor attractions and activities. From the best hiking trails, ski resorts and trustworthy outfitters, to horseback riding and hot air ballooning, this invaluable guide offers tips for saving money in ALL price ranges, whether you need to pinch pennies or can splash out a bit.
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. On a 7,000-foot-high plateau at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe is one of the most visited small cities in the United States. The new Fodor's In Focus Santa Fe guide highlights the very best museums, one-of-a-kind cultural events, art galleries, and distinctive restaurants and shops that pack this small city. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of maps · An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Santa Fe · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · Major sights such as The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Railyard District, Turquoise Trail, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Plaza, Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and Bandelier National Monument · Day Trips from Santa Fe with The Turquoise Trail, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, The Santa Fe Trail, Bandelier and Los Alamos, Georgia O'Keeffe Country, and The High Road to Taos · Coverage of Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque
Author: Bob D'Antonio
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
Release Date: 2004
The Santa Fe-Taos area contains a wide selection of easily accessible trails throughout its mountains and high desert -- places where outdoors enthusiasts can explore the diverse topography and ecosystems of northern New Mexico year-round. Now for the first time in one convenient volume, seasoned guidebook author Bob D'Antonio introduces you to 52 great hikes within an hour of these two towns. From alpine peaks to sage-covered mesas, northern New Mexico offers incredible hiking opportunities -- and Santa Fe-Taos Hiking Guide leads you to the best. Book jacket.
Albuquerque may be (well deservedly) known for Route 66, Breaking Bad, and its famous green chile. But there’s much more to know—and love—about this lively Southwestern city. Whether you’re a native Albuquerquean looking to mark another local experience off your “bucket list,” or an out-of-towner in search of a few vacation ideas, let 100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die be your guide. The book celebrates the top ways to (re)discover the city—from a trip 4,000 feet up an aerial tramway to a public art walk. No Duke City exploration is complete without getting outdoors—and rewarding yourself with a delicious meal afterwards. This guide includes places to hike, bike, and paddle, and where to dine on dishes prepared by the city’s top chefs. Before you head out on your next adventure, check out this list to see what makes Albuquerque a world unto itself.