The Mountain West: The Bucket List
The Mountain West: Travel Facts
Main International Airports: Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada
Currency: U.S. dollars
Capitals: Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Helena, Montana; Boise, Idaho; Carson City, Nevada
Climate: Eastern side of Rockies: high plains. Rockies: mountain climate with arctic conditions on high summits (travelers should be aware of summer mountain thunderstorms; snow can block high passes well into summer.) West of Rockies: Great Basin high; climate varies greatly according to elevation.
More facts: U.S. immigration and tourism visas are explained by the U.S. Department of State.
Time zone: Standard time for most of the Southwest is UTC – 7, with some of northern Idaho being in the Pacific time zone (UTC – 8). See World Clock for seasonal adjustments.