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August 27, 1995 | STEVE COHEN, Cohen is a free-lance writer and guidebook author based in Durango
This booming mountain town of about 15,000 was recently acclaimed by a national magazine as one of the most livable small cities in the United States. Until now, residents, including myself, have managed to keep this fact more or less quiet.
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August 27, 1995 | STEVE COHEN, Cohen is a free-lance writer and guidebook author based in Durango
This booming mountain town of about 15,000 was recently acclaimed by a national magazine as one of the most livable small cities in the United States. Until now, residents, including myself, have managed to keep this fact more or less quiet.
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January 23, 1994
Scenic America, a national conservation organization, has released its annual list of America's Most Outstanding Scenic Byways. Although the term scenic byway conjures up images of meandering rural roadway, these top 10 were selected because they possess significant scenic, historic and naural resources. They are: * White Mountain Scenic Road -ARIZONA * San Juan Skyway -COLORADO * Pennsylvania Avenue -NW WASHINGTON D.C. (connects the Capitol to the White House) * State Route 6A -CAPE COD, MASS.
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November 29, 2010 | By Rosemary McClure, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Rev up the engine and hit the road with “ Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Most Spectacular Trips,” a new coffee-table book from National Geographic ($40, hardcover) that explores highways and byways around the globe.  Some of the trips are long-distance odysseys on the far side of the planet, such as the Silk Road across the vastness of central Asia. Many are easy drives for Californians , such as the Gold Rush trail along the rolling foothills of the Sierra Nevada, and California Highway 1 along the rugged coastline of the Big Sur region.
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August 19, 2007 | Dan Blackburn, Special to The Times
The way to Yankee Boy Basin is not a drive for the weak-kneed. The gravel road quickly turns to dirt and is slick with mud after the frequent afternoon thun- derheads roll through. The closer you get to the basin, the narrower it gets, winding through sharp turns and under rock overhangs. Then too, there was the mountain lion.
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