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Fodor's Southern California: With Los Angeles, San Diego, the Central Coast & the Best Road Trips (Full-Color Travel Guide) (Paperback)

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Whether you want to get a glimpse of the Hollywood sign, hike in Joshua Tree National Park, or visit San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, the local Fodor's travel experts in Southern California are here to help Fodor's Southern California guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.

Fodor's Southern California travel guide includes:

  • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do
  • MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time
  • MORE THAN 25 DETAILED MAPS and a FREE PULL-OUT MAP to help you navigate confidently
  • COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust
  • HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCALS on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, performing arts, activities, and more
  • PHOTO-FILLED "BEST OF" FEATURES on "Best Beaches in San Diego," "Best Celebrity Hangouts in L.A.," and more
  • TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money
  • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, art, architecture, cuisine, music, geography and more
  • SPECIAL FEATURES on the "San Diego Zoo," "What to Eat and Drink," and "What to Watch and Read Before Your Trip"
  • LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems
  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON: Los Angeles, San Diego, Joshua Tree National Park, Death Valley National Park, the Pacific Coast Highway, Route 66, Big Sur, Santa Barbara, the Mojave Desert, Palm Springs, and more.

Planning on visiting other destinations in the southwest? Check out Fodor's Arizona, Fodor's Fodor's Las Vegas, Fodor's Utah, and Fodor's InFocus Santa Fe.

*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781640976788
ISBN-10: 1640976787
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications
Publication Date: May 21st, 2024
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Full-Color Travel Guide