For weirdness to flourish, it requires a combination of dramatic history, amazing environments, and truly unique, off-the-grid characters.
With an incredible wealth of detail, DeLorme's Atlas & Gazetteer is the perfect companion for exploring the Colorado outdoors. Extensively indexed, full-color topographic maps provide information on everything from cities and towns to historic sites, scenic drives, trailheads, boat ramps and even prime fishing spots.
Founded in an unlikely spot where dry prairies meet formidable mountains, Denver overcame its doubtful beginning to become the largest and most important city within a thousand miles. This tour of the Queen City of the Plains goes beyond travel guidebooks.
By the 1920s, Denver had outgrown its frontier-town beginnings. But for some, life was still as perilous as the surrounding terrain. The insidious influence of the Ku Klux Klan was reaching its peak, and those who stood in its path feared for their safety. Denver is the saga of a family caught in this tempestuous time.
The third edition of this popular guide is now even better it's full color. Colorado's multihued rocks from white and red sandstones to green shales and pink granites are vividly splashed across the pages in stunning color photographs. Detailed color maps and diagrams clearly distill the state's complex bedrock geology.
This book features a rare treasury of Victorian and turn-of-the-century buildings and the people who first came to Northwest Denver. The area's pure air, great views, and clean water were great attractions.