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Pacific Coast highways road trips
First edition.
Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Publications, 2015.
Physical Description:
127 pages : color illustrations, color maps 22 cm
Lonely Planet road trip.
General Note:
Includes index.


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Book 917.9404 PACIFIC COAST 2015 1 .SOURCE. INGRAM

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Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet Pacific Coast Highways Road Trips . Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, explore America's creative coast's breezy, wildlife-rich highways with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn upthe tunes, and hit the road!

Inside Lonely Planet Pacific Coast Highways Road Trips :

Lavish color and gorgeous photographythroughout Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests 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 at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip Covers LosAngeles, San Francisco, Pacific coast, Big Sur, Northern Redwood Coast, Disneyland, Orange County and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pacific Coast Highways Road Trips is perfect for exploring California's coast in the classic American way - by road trip!

Looking for more extensive coverage? Lonely Planet California, our most comprehensive guide to the region, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems, or check out Discover California , a photo-rich guide to the region's most popular attractions. Looking for more specifics on your road trip pitstops? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco and Los Angeles guides for a comprehensive look at all these cities haveto offer, or Pocket San Francisco and Pocket Los Angeles, handy-sized guidesfocused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

There's More in Store for You:

For more road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to Route 66 and San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guidesto California, New England, Southwest USA, Pacific Northwest, Florida & the South, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, and USA. Or start with our FREE SAMPLER '3 of the USA's Best Road Trips' with excerpts from each Road Trips guide to help you pick which region to explore first. Also, check out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Normandy & D-Day Beaches, and Provence & Southeast France and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guidesto Italy, France, and Ireland for some European road trip inspiration.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

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.

Table of Contents

Plan Your Trip
Welcome to Pacific Coast Highwaysp. 5
Pacific Coast Highways Mapp. 6
Pacific Coast Highways Highlightsp. 8
San Francisco City Guidep. 10
Los Angeles City Guidep. 11
Need to Knowp. 12
Road Trips
1 Pacific Coast Highways 7-10 Daysp. 17
2 Northern Redwood Coast 5 Daysp. 29
3 Big Sur 2 Daysp. 37
4 Disneyland & Orange County Beaches 2 Daysp. 43
San Franciscop. 54
Northern Coast & Redwoodsp. 66
Mendocinop. 66
Fort Braggp. 68
Eurekap. 69
Trinidadp. 70
Patrick's Point State Parkp. 71
Humboldt Lagoons State Parkp. 72
Central Coastp. 74
Santa Cruzp. 74
Montereyp. 77
San Luis Obispop. 80
Santa Barbara Countyp. 82
Santa Barbarap. 82
Santa Barbara Wine Countryp. 86
Los Olivosp. 88
Solvangp. 89
Los Angelesp. 90
Disneyland & Orange Countyp. 98
Disneylandp. 98
Orange County Beachesp. 101
Laguna Beachp. 102
Newport Beachp. 103
Huntington Beachp. 104
San Diegop. 106
California Driving Guidep. 114