Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Colorado is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire the near-constant blue skies of Denver, hike through Rocky Mountain National Park, or climb the ice walls in Aspen while listening to live music; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Colorado and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Colorado Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries show you the simplest way totailor your trip to your own personal needs and interestsInsider tips save you time and money, and help you get around likea local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips - including hours ofoperation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and pricesHonest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping,sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travelexperience - including customs, history, art, politics, landscapes, wildlife,outdoor activities, road trips and scenic drives, and cuisineOver 35 color mapsCoverage of Denver, Aspen, Vail, Rocky Mountain National Park,Boulder, San Luis Valley, Durango, Silverton, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins,Monte Vista, Trinidad, Alamosa, Twin Lakes, Manitou Springs, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Colorado, our most comprehensive guide to Colorado, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's WesternUSA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Carolyn McCarthy, Greg Benchwick and Chris Pitts. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - The New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -Fairfax Media (Australia)