Discover the freedom of open roads while touring California with Lonely Planet's California's Best Trips, your passport to up-to-date advice on uniquely encountering California by car. Featuring 33 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can experience the majesty of Yosemite, encounter towering redwoods in Big Sur, or soak up the sun on SoCal's beaches, all with your trusted travel companion.
Up-to-date information -all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored trips for your needs
Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential info - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip
Covers San Francisco, Big Sur, Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, Redwoods, Route 66, Death Valley, San Diego, Los Angeles, Monterey and more.
Updated edition Sep 2021