Southwest USA [Lonely Planet]

Southwest USA [Lonely Planet]

Southwest USA [Regional Guide] by Carolyn McCarthy, Amy C Balfour, Lisa Dunford, Michael Benanav, Sarah Chandler
Lonely Planet | 2012 | ISBN: 1741794668 | EPUB | 568 pages | 23.94MB

“The Southwest is America’s playground, luring adventurers and artists with the promise of red rock landscapes, the legends of shoot-‘em-up cowboys and the kicky delights of a green chile stew.” - Amy C Balfour, Lonely Planet Writer

The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Southwest USA includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets – all the essentials to get to the heart of Southwest USA.

This guide is the result of months of research by five dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Southwest USA, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.

Regions covered: Las Vegas & Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Southwestern Colorado, Utah

Inside Lonely Planet Southwest USA:

• Full color styling and images

• Clear, easy-to-read color maps

• A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go

• Itineraries organized by region or length of trip

• Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest – covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions

• In-depth features to uncover the world's iconic sights

• Hundreds of money saving tips

• Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly

• Additional sections including Top Experiences, Route 66 & Scenic Drives, Southwest USA Outdoors, History, Culture, Native American Southwest, Food, and an A-Z survival guide.

Special eBook enhancements

• Scalable maps – enabling you to zoom in for greater detail

• Comprehensive interlinking – enabling you to seamlessly flip between pages, jump between maps and reviews, or visit the websites of places we recommend

• Search – go straight to what you are looking for with the inbuilt search capability

• Add notes – touch a word to add notes and personalize your guidebook

• Bookmark – use bookmarks to quickly return to a page

• Dictionary – look up the meaning of any word

• Plus pinch and zoom images and scalable font size


  • 5 states (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Colorado)
  • 62 maps
  • 70 scenic routes
  • Inspirational photos
  • Clear, easy-to-use maps
  • Route 66 & Scenic Drives feature
  • Easy-to-read layout
  • Comprehensive planning tools
  • In-depth background