Lonely Planet California

Lonely Planet California

by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, Alison Bing
     
 

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet California is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch sunsets and surfers along the Pacific Coast Highway, hike through wildflower-strewn meadows in Yosemite, or dine on organic

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet California is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch sunsets and surfers along the Pacific Coast Highway, hike through wildflower-strewn meadows in Yosemite, or dine on organic California cuisine while overlooking Napa Valley vineyards; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet California Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, beer, wine, and more
  • Over 75 color maps
  • Useful features - including Walking Tours, Travel with Children, and Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar)
  • Coverage of North Coast, Wine Country, San Francisco, Central Valley, Lake Tahoe, Marin, Yosemite, Sierra Nevadas, Central Coast, Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, Disneyland, Orange County, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet California, our most comprehensive guide to California, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of California? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for a guide focused on San Francisco or Los Angeles? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide or Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guide for a comprehensive look at all that each of these cities has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, Alison Bing, Nate Cavalieri, Bridget Gleeson, Beth Gleeson, Beth Kohn, Andrew Schulte-Peevers, and John A Vlahides.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741796957
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Series:
Regional Guide Series
Pages:
792
Sales rank:
1,179,532
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.30(d)

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