Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California - Los Angeles (PDF Chapter)
This is the Los Angeles chapter from Lonely Planet’s Los Angles, San Diego & Southern California guidebook.
LA runs deeper than her blonde beaches, rolling hills and beemers-for-days would have you believe. She’s a beacon for countless small-town dreamers, rockers and risk-takers, an open-minded angel who encourages her people to live and let live without judgement or shame.
- feel your spirits soar in the Getty Center, a glorious hilltop alchemy of art, architecture and gardens
- catch the SoCal vibe in Santa Monica, a sassy beach town imbued with irresistible boho-glamour
- get your freak on milling with snake charmers and tarot readers on glorious Venice Board-walk
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Festivals & Events, Sights, Activities, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Los Angeles.
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