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Great western RV trips : a year-round guide to the best RVing in the West
Bannan, Jan Gumprecht.
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Publication Information:
Camden, Maine : Ragged Mountain Press/McGrwaw-Hill, [1998]

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xv, 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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"Errata": 1 slip inserted.
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TX1110 .B36 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Every year, the 9 million RV owners in the U.S. look for new and exciting vacation destinations. RV owners who aren't content staying put will be inspired by journeys, such as: Southeastern California's enigmatic deserts; Spectacular mountains on the Lewis and Clark route and a dozen more. Detailed trip maps, and insider's tips completeinformation on campgrounds.

Author Notes

Jan Bannan is a professional travel writer and photographer who has toured and camped in the West for over 22 years. Her credits include The New York Times, Wilderness Magazine, MotorHome , and many others. She is the author of four books, The West Less Traveled, Oregon State Parks, Utah State Parks, and Sand Dunes , a children's book that adults enjoy.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Spring Trips
Chapter 1 Slicing Through Arizona's Midsection: Flowers, Deserts, and Canyons
Chapter 2 Oklahoma's Cherokee Strip: History Tour with Wildlife
Chapter 3 Northern California Coast: Redwood Cathedrals along a Wild Shore
Chapter 4 A Wyoming-Northern Utah Trip: River Canyons, Geysers, and Glaciers
Part 2 Summer Trips
Chapter 5 Cascade Mountain Magic: Columbia Gorge Waterfalls to Newberry National Volcanic Monument
Chapter 6 Northwest Mountains and Historic Trails: Wallowa Mountains to Glacier National Park
Chapter 7 North Cascades International Loop: Up Close with Mountains
Chapter 8 Southwestern Oregon: Two Extraordinary Rivers and Crater Lake
Part 3 Autumn Trips
Chapter 9 Olympic Peninsula Loop: Wilderness Beaches, Rain Forests, and Mountains
Chapter 10 Colorado Foliage Color: High Country Magic
Chapter 11 Southern Utah: River Canyons and Red Rock Magic
Chapter 12 New Mexico's Camino Real: Pueblos, White Sand, and Migrating Birds
Part 4 Winter Trips
Chapter 13 Southern Oregon Coast: Dynamic Merging of Land and Sea
Chapter 14 Baja: The Native Essence of Baja Sur
Chapter 15 Southeastern California & Nevada: Enigmatic Deserts
Chapter 16 Big Bend and the Lower Rio Grande Valley: A Wildlife Corridor
Appendix Sources for Further Reading