The Grand Circle tour : a travel and reference guide to the American Southwest and the ancestral Puebloans / Michael Royea.
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- ISBN: 9781581572544 :
- ISBN: 1581572549
- Physical Description: xv, 479 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont : The Countryman Press, 
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 454-457) and index.
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The tour. Acoma, New Mexico ; El Morro National Monument, New Mexico ; Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona ; Wupatki National Monument, Arizona ; Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona ; Pipe Springs National Monument, Arizona ; Red Cliffs Archaeological Site, Utah ; Zion National Park, Utah ; Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah ; Anasazi State Park, Utah ; Goblin Valley State Park, Utah ; Arches National Park, Utah ; Newspaper rock, Utah ; Edge of the Cedars State Park, Utah ; Hovenweep National Monument, Utah/Colorado ; Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado ; Lowry Pueblo, Colorado ; Anasazi Heritage Center, Colorado ; Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico ; Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, New Mexico ; Coronado State Historic Park, New Mexico -- Background. Timeline for the ancestral Puebloans ; History of Native American occupation in the Southwest.
The Grand Circle Tour is a circuit around a ring of National Parks and Native American sites in the Four Corners Region of the Southwest. It encompasses some of the most significant ancient history in North America: remnants of the Anasazi civilization. From the well-known sites like Zion and Bryce to the little known and well-preserved areas, Royea provides the kind of detailed guidance never before available in guidebook form. The Grand Circle Tour consists of two parts: Part 1 is divided into 14 days and visits 21 different sites, with an additional 20 sites covered that are nearby. The second part of the book has a timeline for the Anasazi. It's a history of Native American occupation of the Southwest from 10,000 BC to the present day. The book can be used as a general travel guide or as the basis for an in-depth, historical tour. It is so filled with historical and cultural detail (complimented by photos, maps, and site plans) that it can even provide a satisfying armchair "tour" of the region.
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