You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might gothey've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's San Diego features gorgeous full-color photos of the sunny beaches and fascinating animal parks that await you.
Frommer's San Diego is simply much more complete and authoritative than its major competitor. Our author, a lifelong resident of southern California, has checked out all the city's best hotels and restaurants in person, and her honest, opinionated reviews will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife; advice on fun activities for the kids; in-depth coverage of all the best beaches and golf courses; excellent maps; and side trips to Disneyland, the Temecula wine country, Tijuana, and more. Frommer's San Diego also includes a free color fold-out map and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!
About the Author
About the Author A native of Los Angeles and an avid traveler, antiques hound, and pop-history enthusiast, Stephanie Avnet Yates believes that California is best seen from behind the wheel of a little red convertible. Stephanie authors Frommer's Los Angeles, Frommer's Wonderful Weekends from Los Angeles, and co-writes Frommer's California, in addition to contributing to several other regional guidebooks and websites. She confesses to a special fondness for San Diego, having once attended UCSD. Online, Stephanie can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Frommer's Favorite San Diego Experiences
buildings that fill a 161/2-block area will make you think you've stepped back in time. The beautifully restored buildings, in the heart of downtown, house some of the city's most popular shops, restaurants, and nightspots.
Table of Contents
What's New in San Diego.
1. The Best of San Diego.
2. Planning Your Trip to San Diego.
3. For Foreign Visitors.
4. Getting to Know San Diego.
7. Exploring San Diego.
8. City Strolls.
10. San Diego After Dark.
11. Side Trips from San Diego.
Appendix: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Web Sites.
This guide contains 2-color interior maps, a 4-color map on the interior cover, a 4-color sheetmap, and a 16-page color insert.