Great Escapes: Southern California (Great Escapes) [NOOK Book]

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Great Escapes: Selective guides for travelers who want to find quick trips and getaways within a specific locale. They take away the drudgery of sifting through online and printed travel info by listing only the most worthwhile events, activities, and places to stay and eat.

Great Escapes: Southern California: Make the most of the SoCal experience by veering toward some unexpected, eclectic haunts: Go "Sideways" along the back roads of the Santa Ynez Valley, find solitude while camping on Catalina Island or the ...
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Great Escapes: Southern California (Great Escapes)

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Overview

Great Escapes: Selective guides for travelers who want to find quick trips and getaways within a specific locale. They take away the drudgery of sifting through online and printed travel info by listing only the most worthwhile events, activities, and places to stay and eat.

Great Escapes: Southern California: Make the most of the SoCal experience by veering toward some unexpected, eclectic haunts: Go "Sideways" along the back roads of the Santa Ynez Valley, find solitude while camping on Catalina Island or the Gaviota coastline, check out San Diego's hip Gaslamp District, and revel in a 50s-style lodge in the desert of Palm Springs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581579581
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/17/2008
  • Series: Great Escapes
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Award-winning journalist Donna Wares has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register, and the Miami Herald. The author of Great Escapes: Southern California and Santa Barbara and California's Central Coast: Great Destinations, and the editor of the best-selling anthology My California: Journeys by Great Writers. Wares lives in Seal Beach, California.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2008

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    This is a different sort of travel book, quirky, fun to read, rather than just a reference work. I like how the book is organized, each chapter a different adventure, and how the author takes a fresh look at what, to long-time LA residents like me, can seem like overly familiar terrain. I've already taken the book's baseball weekend in San Diego, and the whole family thought it was great. We're going to do several more this summer. Great Escapes: Southern California is filled with nice touches, right down to reading recommendations geared to each trip.

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