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The proliferation of the local wine industry along with added opportunities like Verde River Rafting’s Water to Wine tour, have put the Verde Valley on Lonely Planet’s list of the top 10 destinations for 2013

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Verde Valley makes Lonely Planet's Top 10

Ever since Tony and Maureen Wheeler wrote "Across Asia on the Cheap" after returning from the their honeymoon trek across Europe and Asia, their Lonely Planet travel guides have been the bible for those who choose to see the world on their own terms, be it from a luxury hotel or a tent.With over 100 million books sold, it is evident that when they speak, a lot of folks listen.