The fully updated The Rough Guide to California is the definitive guide to the most visited state in the US. Now is a great time to visit: 2017 is the 50th anniversary of San Francisco's Summer of Love; the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has burst onto the scene at Universal Studios, and LA also boasts cool new contemporary art museum The Broad; there's been an explosion of microbreweries across the state; countless hiking trails beckon at Yosemite National Park and the backcountry wilderness of Sierra Nevada; whilst Historic Route 66 still offers all the kitsch Americana and romance of the open road. Discover California's highlights with beautiful photography, easy-to-use maps, and more listings and information than ever before. The Rough Guide to California contains fun and adventurous itineraries, author recommendations for where to stay and eat, savvy lists of hotspots, and heaps of practical advice to help you whatever your budget. Make the most of every minute of your trip with The Rough Guide to California.
The Rough Guides Snapshot California: Los Angeles is the ultimate travel guide to this iconic city. It leads you through "La-La Land" with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from the glamour of Hollywood and the seaside charm of Santa Monica, to elite Rodeo Drive and enchanting Disneyland. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip to Southern California, whether you're passing through, or staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot California: Los Angeles covers Downtown LA, South LA, Hollywood, West LA, Santa Monica and around, Malibu, Venice, the South Bay and Long Beach, Orange County and the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to California, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the city, including transport, accommodation, food and drink, festivals, sports and other essentials. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to California. The Rough Guides Snapshot California: Los Angeles is equivalent to 124 printed pages.
Tony Huegel’s glove-box-sized Byways guides have led backcountry drivers for more than a decade. From day trips to weekend getaways, the 51 tours here take explorers from sky-scraping peaks overlooking Lake Tahoe to the cool forests of the southern Sierra and the pale washes of the Mojave Desert. Many are near secluded campsites and can be jumping-off points for hiking and mountain biking. All follow established roads through some of the wildest country in the West. With tours for drivers of every experience level, this updated edition covers the entire Sierra as well as the Inyo and White Mountains. Descriptions are augmented with full-page photographs and two-color maps of each trip.
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