Best of California

Best of California

2nd Edition Jun 2021

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Lonely Planet's Best of California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Taste the wines of the Sonoma Valley, explore Alcatraz, and drive California's iconic Highway 1; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Best of California:

Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak

Full-color images throughout

Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests

Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots

Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices

Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss

Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, food, wine, sport, landscapes, wildlife

Free, convenient pull-out San Francisco map (included in print version), plus easy-to-use color maps to help you navigate your destination

Covers San Francisco, Sonoma Valley, Redwood Forests, Coastal Highway 1, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, Big Sur, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Death Valley National Park


The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Best of California, our easy-to-use guide, filled with inspiring and colorful photos, focuses on California's most popular attractions for those looking for the best of the best.


Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all the country has to offer? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide.

Looking for a guide for San Francisco or Los Angeles? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer, or Pocket Los Angeles, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

Book Details
ISBN: 9781787015333
Writers: Brett Atkinson, Amy C Balfour, Andrew Bender, Alison Bing, Cristian Bonetto, Celeste Brash, Jade Bremner, Michael Grosberg, Ashley Harrell, Mark Johanson, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Wendy Yanagihara
324 pages, 324pp color, 71 maps | Dimensions: 128mm × 197mm
Next edition due: Jun 2024

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What is a Best of Country book?

These are shorter, more concise guidebooks compared to our country guide series. More visually stimulating, they focus on the top sights and most authentic experiences. Perfect if you don’t need accommodation recommendations, they’re packed with expert knowledge, local secrets and carefully crafted itineraries, as well as the most relevant and up-to-date advice. If purchasing this title inside the Americas, this series is named "Discover" instead of "Best Of".

  • 60 full-colour maps and photos throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries to tailor your trip
  • Local travel advice for avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Insider tips to help you save time and money
  • Survival Guide A-Z: essential information on everything from
  • money and health to visas and emergency phone numbers
  • Recommendations on eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping and more

Please note that Best of guidebooks are only available as complete downloads, not as individual chapters, and may not be available in all file formats.

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