Moon Southern California


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Moon Handbooks give you the tools to make your own choices, with

Can't-miss sights, activities, restaurants, and accommodations, marked with

Suggestions on how to plan a trip that's perfect for you, including:

The Best of Southern California

Best Beaches

Missions to Mid-Century Modern

Family Fun in the Sun

Following the Footsteps of the Stars

Romantic Coastal Getaways

Where to Get Your Kicks

Surf's Up

On the Trail

30 detailed and easy-to-use maps

The firsthand experience and unique perspective of author Liz Hamill Scott

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598802511
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Moon Handbooks Travel Series
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 372
  • Sales rank: 1,409,951
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 7.58 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Discover Southern California 6

Planning Your Trip 8

Explore Southern California 11

The Best of Southern California 11

Best Beaches 11

Missions to Mid-Century Modern 14

Family Fun in the Sun 15

Following the Footsteps of the Stars 16

Romantic Coastal Getaways 17

Where to Get Your Kicks 18

Surf's Up! 19

On the Trail 20

Los Angeles and Orange County 21

Sights 24

Entertainment and Events 43

Shopping 47

Sports and Recreation 50

Accommodations 53

Food 60

Information and Services 69

Getting There and Around 70

Disneyland 72

The L.A. and O.C. Coasts 83

Catalina Island 90

San Diego 101

Sights 103

Entertainment and Events 122

Shopping 126

Sports and Recreation 128

Accommodations 135

Food 145

Information and Services 152

Getting There and Around 153

The Deserts 157

Palm Springs 160

Joshua Tree 177

Death Valley 189

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park 204

Yosemite 219

Yosemite National Park 222

Mono Lake 243

Mammoth Lakes 249

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks 260

Central Coast 271

Santa Cruz 273

Monterey 285

Carmel 295

Big Sur 304

Cambria and San Simeon 318

Paso Robles 321

Santa Barbara 327

Background 341

The Land 341

History and Economy 345

People and Culture 349

Essentials 350

Getting There 350

Getting Around 352

Visas and Officialdom 352

Tips for Travelers 353

Information and Services 355

Resources 357

Internet Resources 357

Index 359

List of Maps 368

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