Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California - Los Angeles (Chapter)
This is the Los Angeles chapter from Lonely Planet's Los Angeles & Southern California guidebook.
LA runs deeper than her blonde beaches and bosomy, celebrified hills would have you believe. She's a myth. A beacon for countless small-town dreamers, rockers and daredevils, an open-minded angel who encourages her people to live and let live.
- watch surfers carve towering waves at Surfrider Beach in Malibu
- shop like - and maybe spot - a star at Malibu Country Mart
- swerve along breathtaking Palos Verdes Dr, then hunt for starfish and anemones in the tide pools of Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Los Feliz & Griffith Park, Silver Lake & Echo Park, West Hollywood & Mid-City, Culver City & Mar Vista, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood, Malibu & Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Venice & Marina Del Rey, South Bay Beaches, Long Beach, San Pedro & Wilmington, Burbank, Universal City & the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley, Boyle Heights & East Los Angeles, Westlake & Koreatown, South Central & Exposition Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Mount Washington & Lincoln Heights, Catalina Island, Six Flags Magic Mountain & Hurricane Harbor and Big Bear Lake.
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