Discover Utah with over 25 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Utah provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Visit the vast open lands and widely varied terrain of Utah. These routes are some of the most interesting, beautiful, visually diverse, and historically and culturally relevant sections of road and points of interest in this great state. Tall mountain peaks, broad valleys, high plains, many varieties of desert—Utah’s landscapes are as dynamic as its recreation options. About the series: Whether you need to get away for a weekend or longer, want to explore your home state or make plans for free time in an area you don’t know well, take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book. You’ll discover the most interesting places to visit on and off the beaten path. Destinations will appeal to foodies, history buffs, families with kids, couples, adventurers, hikers, bikers—in short, everyone. With itineraries appropriate for visits of differing durations and in different seasons, tips for comfortable accommodations, great food, and good shopping too, look to Backroads & Byways for the most interesting and diverse short trips available.
Discover the Lone Star State with over 30 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Texas provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
With trips along soaring mountains to high-walled canyons and plunging river gorges, Utah Byways is the ideal guide for adventurous travelers who want to explore the stateÕs extensive network of backcountry roads. This fully updated edition presents 65 trips in UtahÕs spectacular preserved areas such as Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Arches National Parks, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Other adventures follow the routes of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Pony Express. Detailed descriptions are augmented with full-page photographs and two-color maps of each trip. Icons next to each description indicate options for non-driving activities along each route, such as biking, wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, visiting historic sites, and more. Spiral-bound.
Sixty backcountry drives take you along the route of the historic transcontinental railroad or the trails of the Pony Express and Overland Stage. Find ancient rock art, discover red-rock canyons, and explore 1000-foot-deep river gorges.
Provides 30 route descriptions, travel information on camping, services, best seasons, special attractions, and historical points of interest. Detailed maps and evocative photos complement each drive. Also includes 8 pages of spectacular color photos.
Utah's five national parks--Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion--hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both "must see" and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, because it quickly helps readers identify the hikes and sights that will make the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt's interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history--prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws--that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
Utah Curiosities brings to the reader with humor and affection—and a healthy dose of attitude—the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state’s borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read, Utah Curiosities is a who's who of unusual and unsung heroes. This compendium of the state’s quirks and characters will amuse Utah’s residents and visitors alike.
Author: W. C. McRae
Publisher: Moon Travel
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Discover Utah in a New Way Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their expert perspective on the Beehive State, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're exploring Salt Lake City or enjoying first-rate ski resorts, Moon Utah has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Standing High: The Best Vistas” and “The Old West Tour,” expertly-crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Bill and Judy's trustworthy advice, Moon Utah provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Utah covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Salt Lake City Park City and the Wasatch Range Provo and Central Utah Dinosaur Country Zion and Bryce The Escalante Region Arches and Canyonlands
“FalconGuides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be.” – CNN.com Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features: Hikes suited to every ability Directions to the trailheads Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. The home of some of the United State's most outstanding national parks---Arches, Bryce, and Zion---and ski slopes, Utah delivers outdoor adventures aplenty. The awe-inspiring scenery is a study in diversity---from salt flats to red rock canyons, from the desert to the Rocky Mountains. Bustling Salt Lake City offers a unique cultural oasis. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information · 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 · Coverage of Salt Lake City, Park City and the Southern Wasatch, North of Salt Lake City, Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Southwestern Utah, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab and Southeastern Utah