Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, Adam Skolnick *Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher* **Lonely Planet *Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California* **is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the golden sands, epic surf and picturesque sunsets along the coast; absorb beautiful art, awe-inspiring architecture, and gorgeous views at iconic the Getty; or meet your favorite cartoon character in Disneyland; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California and begin your journey now! **Inside Lonely Planet’s *Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California* Travel Guide:** * **Color **maps and 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, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss * **Cultural insights** give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, politics, arts, music, lifestyle, television, film, architecture, cuisine, outdoors, beaches, religion, sport * **Free, convenient pull-out** ***Los Angeles* map** (included in print version), plus over 15 color maps * **Covers **Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Disneyland, Orange County, Laguna Beach, San Diego, Palm Springs, Las Vegas, Santa Barbara and more **The Perfect Choice: ****Lonely Planet *Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California*,** our most comprehensive guide to Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. * Looking for just the highlights of Los Angeles? Check out **Pocket Los Angeles,** a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out **Lonely Planet’s California **guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer, or **Lonely Planet’s Discover California, **a photo-rich series guides,** **which focus on the state’s* *most popular attractions. **Authors:** Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, and Adam Skolnick. **About Lonely Planet: **Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.