Courier December Courier - Page 41

A REGIONAL ROUNDUP OF ITINERARY IDEAS COMPASS Gulf Coast 38 The Rockies 45 Scandinavia 53 Portugal and Spain 54 Lavender fields forever: The countryside around Grand Junction, Colorado, includes hundreds of acres of colorful lavender. Groups can tour lavender farms, such as Sprigs and Sprouts of Western Colorado, and learn about the range of products that come from the purple plants. Turn to page 45 to find out about Grand Junction, as well as other destinations across the Rockies region. 37