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Title Backroads of the great American west : your guide to great day trips and weekend getaways / Gary Crabbe, Diana Fairbanks, Jim Hinckley, Theresa Husarik, Karen Misuraca, George Ostertag, Rhonda Ostertag, Mike Sedam, Claude Wiatrowski, David M. Wyman.

Publication Info. Beverly, MA : Motorbooks, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2021.
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Description 176 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents 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 -- Chapter 7. Washington -- Wild beaches: La Push to Hoquiam -- Carbonado: Buckley to Mowich Lake -- Steptoe: Palouse to Steptoe Butte.
Note 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 Arizon, 2nd Edition (2006), Route 66 Backroads (2008), Backroads of Utah (2008), Backroads of the California Coast (2009), and Historic Colorado (2009)." --Colophon.
Summary "Backroads of the great American West gets you off the beaten path with all the information you need to take on dozens of great drives."--Back cover.
Subject West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.
Utah -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- Utah -- Guidebooks.
Colorado -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- Colorado -- Guidebooks.
California -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- California -- Guidebooks.
New Mexico -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- New Mexico -- Guidebooks.
Arizona -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- Arizona -- Guidebooks.
Oregon -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- Oregon -- Guidebooks.
Washington (State) -- Description and travel.
Automobile travel -- Washington (State) -- Guidebooks.
Genre Guidebooks.
Added Author Crabbe, Gary, 1964- author.
Fairbanks, Diana, 1946- author.
Hinckley, Jim, 1958- author.
Husarik, Theresa A., 1958- author.
Ostertag, George, 1957- author.
Ostertag, Rhonda, 1957- author.
Sedam, Mike, author.
Misuraca, Karen, author.
Wiatrowski, Claude A., author.
Wyman, David M., 1948- author.
ISBN 0760369976
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