Thursday, July 15, 2010

There's No Place Like Home

There is plenty of adventure surrounding us every day.

Weird Colorado
For weirdness to flourish, it requires a combination of dramatic history, amazing environments, and truly unique, off-the-grid characters. Colorado is blessed with all three! From the Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in tiny Nederland, to Fruita's annual commemoration of Mike (the rooster that lost its head but not its will to live), there's no shortage of bizarre happenings in this Rocky Mountain locale.

Strange But True, Colorado
Strange But True Colorado is 70 zany tales, each paired with a pen & ink illustration from famed Western artist Dale Crawford.

***Jackie says, "These are great stories for around a campfire for plenty of giggles while toasting marshmallows!"

Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

Settle into your 4-wheel drive vehicle or any old easy chair and take off for the mining camps of Colorado! This book is an illustrated history of fifty-nine towns famous during the gold and silver rushes of the 1800s with directions on how to get there.

Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies
This book features information and travel directions for sixty of Colorado's ghost towns and mining camps. There is an informal history of each town as well as an early and a contemporary photograph to aid in site identification.

Colorado's Best Bed and Breakfasts
(by Tattered Cover's own Tamra Monahan!)
Perfect for selective travelers, this guide paints a detailed, vivid portrait of Colorado's best bed-and-breakfasts.

Fodor's Colorado
Discover the spirit of Colorado

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you hit the slopes in Vail, take a dip in Steamboat's hot springs, or puzzle over ancient cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking and mountain biking to music festivals and fine dining.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…with colorful maps and graphics, plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

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