Experience California Lonely Planet 1e
Experience California Lonely Planet 1e



Lonely Planet's Experience California travel guide reveals exciting new ways to explore this iconic destination with one-of-a-kind adventures at every turn. Bike, boat, swim and ski at Lake Tahoe, take an iconic drive on Route 66, scout mural masterpieces in San Francisco and more.

- Local experts share their love for the real California, offering fresh perspectives into the region's traditions, values and modern trends 
- In the know-tips to help you build on your experiences when visiting 
- Fun insights that will pique your curiosity and take you to the heart of the place - make time for your mind in a bath of bubbling volcanic mud in Napa; slurp freshly shucked local oysters along the NorthCal coast; spot great white sharks and gray whales at California's richest natural habitat: Monterey Bay
- Insider scoop on the best festivals, secret hangouts, hidden locations, tantalizing local food scene and photo-worthy views
- Handy seasonal trip planner - on where to gowhen to travel and what to pack
- Practical information on money, getting around, unique and local ways to stay, and responsible travel
- Comprehensive selection of maps throughout and beautiful full-colour photography to inspire you as you plan your unforgettable journey
- Covers San Francisco & the Bay Area, Napa & Sonoma, Northern California & the Redwood Coast, Central Coast, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite & the Sierra Nevada, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs & the Deserts

Updated edition Nov 2022