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Southern California off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places
     

Southern California off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

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by Kathy Strong
 

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Southern California Off the Beaten Path show you a different side of the Golden State. Pay your respects to James Dean at the "Tree of Heaven" memorial in Cholame. Travel from Africa to a tropical isle at the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum. Step

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Southern California Off the Beaten Path show you a different side of the Golden State. Pay your respects to James Dean at the "Tree of Heaven" memorial in Cholame. Travel from Africa to a tropical isle at the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum. Step back in time to experience the glamorous 1930s with a living history tour of Hearst Castle in San Simeon. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Praise for the Off the Beaten Path® series "For the traveler who enjoys the special, the unusual, and the unexpected."—The Traveler newsletter "Globe Pequot publishes some fine books in its 'Off the Beaten Path' series. . . . These books cover states that no other publisher covers thoroughly."—Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762764846
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Off the Beaten Path Series
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.62(d)

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A summertime street fair in Hanford, one of California's hidden treasures, rivals a Hollywood movie set: a charmingly restored 1877 downtown with an old-fashioned carousel awhirl. Page 54.

Meet the Author

Kathy Strong was formerly the Magazine Editor of The Desert Sun in Palm Springs and has also been a travel writer for 30 years. Strong has written more than 20 guidebooks and countless magazine features, covering all areas of the world. Her guidebooks currently available in bookstores are: Southern California Off the Beaten Path, Recommended Bed & Breakfasts: California, Driving the Pacific Coast: California, Driving the Pacific Coast: Washington and Oregon, and The Seattle Guidebook. Her popular Gannett newspaper column, “Going My Way,” appears in newspaper Travel sections weekly.

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Southern California off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I buy a book from this series for every place I go. I now have them from 5 states and USE it until it falls apart. Best books to have in your car along with a map.