USA - California (PDF Chapter)
This is the California chapter from Lonely Planet’s USA guidebook.
With bohemian spirit, high-tech savvy, and a die-hard passion for the good life – whether that means cracking open a bottle of old-vine Zinfandel, climbing a 14,000ft peak or surfing the Pa-cific – California soars beyond any expectations sold on Hollywood’s silver screens.
- chase waterfalls and climbing granite domes in Yosemite National Park
- make the most of multicultural neighborhoods and Hollywood’s red-carpet nightlife in Los Angeles
- cruise Hwy 1 atop sculpted seacliffs on the bohemian Big Sur coast
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Los Angeles, Southern Californian Coast, Disneyland & Anaheim, Orange County Beaches, San Diego, Palm Springs & the Deserts, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Mojave National Preserve, Death Valley National Park, Central Coast, Santa Barbara & Around, San Luis Obispo & Around, Morro Bay, Hearst Castle, Big Sur, Carmel, Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Francisco & Around, Marin County, Berkeley, Northern California, Wine Country, North Coast, Sacramento, Gold Country, California’s Northern Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Yosemite National Park, Sequoia & Kings Can-yon National Parks, Eastern Sierra, Lake Tahoe.
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