Coastal California - Los Angeles (PDF Chapter)
This is the Los Angeles chapter from Lonely Planet’s Coastal California guide-book.
LA is best defined by simple life-affirming moments. A cracked-ice, jazz-age cocktail on Bev-erly Blvd, a hike high into the Hollywood Hills sagebrush, a pink-washed sunset over a thunder-ing Venice Beach drum circle, the perfect taco.
- check out LA’s oldest buildings, its most glorious movie palaces and many of its hottest restaurants, bars and boutiques downtown
- strut your stuff on Venice Boardwalk – one long, eclectic runway flanked by soaring palms, street artists and bulging Schwarzenegger wannabes
- feel your spirits soar surrounded by art, architecture, views and gardens at the Getty Cen-ter
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Sights & Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleep-ing, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Los Angeles.
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