Millions of Americans will be hitting the road this summer and millions of those folks will be making the west their vacation road trip destination.
Backroads of the Great American West: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend Getaways. (Motorbooks, June 22, 2021, $29.99) is the best one-stop source for road trips that avoid busy highways and crowded tourist destinations.
From the dizzying snow-capped heights of the Rocky Mountains to the vast expanses of the desert Southwest, from the lush Pacific Northwest to sunny Southern California and the California coast, the great western American road trip is perhaps the most quintessential of American road trips.
In Backroads of the Great American West regional experts—historians, travel writers, and photographers—curate their favorite road trips and their scenic, historic, and cultural attractions, as well as advice on what to do and see along the way.
Each is accompanied by color photography and a description of the drive and its attractions. Commissioned maps trace the routes.
Backroads of the Great American West is the ultimate compendium of the West’s most rewarding and unforgettable routes—and making unforgettable memories.