The Rough Guide to Los Angeles & Southern CaliforniaBook - 2008-
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Los Angeles and Southern California .
Using informed accounts, clue-up on Los Angeles top tourist attractions, from Hollywood and Beverly Hills to Disneyland as well as less well-known but no less deserving destinations, including Downtown's arts district and Santa Catalina Island . Three further chapters are devoted to Southern California, including San Diego,\ Palm Springs,\ and Santa Barbara . The guide takes a detailed look at the regions colourful background from landmark architecture and local history to the rise of the Hollywood film industry.
You'll find plenty of practical tips on city transport, tours, and costs and colour sections highlighting the region's beautiful beaches and the rich musical history of Los Angeles . The guide comes complete with lively reviews of hundreds of hotels, restaurants, shops, bars, cinemas, live music venues and clubs. Explore the best of Los Angeles and Southern California with the clearest maps of any guide.