Combining unique travel choices, outdoor adventures, and little-known locales into guides where vacations meet adventures, each title in the Hidden series also offers readers the comfort of detailed maps, Internet information for each listing, author picks, suggested itineraries, and walking and driving tours. Hidden San Diego leads to over 40 sunny beaches, including those with family-friendly picnic areas, fun swimming spots, exciting surfing breaks, and even one with a hidden bird sanctuary. The guide covers San Diego's famous locales as well as nearby lesser known attractions such as an old mining town and a hidden park that is perfect for hiking and riding. Hidden San Diego provides a broad selection of lodging and dining options from funky surfer hotels on the beach and homey cafes to movie star-getaway resorts and gourmet sushi bars. The guide has 11 maps.