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Hold onto your Mickey hat whereas careening down house MountainTry on Pamela Anderson's tank best or dressmaker sneakers from AliasDangle your sandy ft over a concrete wall and watch a surfer-skater-dog paradeSwirl, sip, take pleasure in and spit your pinot on a sustainable wine tourIn This Guide:Covers l. a., Disneyland, Orange County, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and Joshua Tree!Three neighborhood authors; 1500 hours of on-the-ground examine; fifty six extra pages; sixty five targeted mapsNew Southern California for children bankruptcy choked with counsel for familiesContent up to date day-by-day - stopover at lonelyplanet.com for up to the moment experiences, updates and traveller feedback

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San Diego is also about animal magnetism: the famous San Diego Zoo has an entire Noah’s Ark worth of critters, while at SeaWorld you’ll enjoy the antics of Shamu, the killer whale, and his finned friends. And don’t miss the Wild Animal Park, where large mammals such as giraffes and zebras roam ‘freely’ in large enclosures. Return to beginning of chapter SIDE-TRACKING SIDEWAYS Following in the footsteps of Miles (Paul Giamatti) and Jack (Thomas Haden Church), the anti-heroes of the 2004 surprise hit movie Sideways, has become a popular diversion in the Santa Barbara Wine Country.

A two-course meal in an average restaurant, without alcoholic drinks, costs between $30 and $45, plus tax and tip. Museums charge anything up to $15 entry, while attractions such as Disneyland will set you back about $65 per person. Car rentals start at $20 per day, excluding tax and insurance. HOW MUCH? 50+ Return to beginning of chapter TRAVEL LITERATURE To get you in the mood for your trip, pick up some of these titles that paint vivid pictures of the land and society you’re about to visit. An engrossing tale that weaves together the fates of an environmental writer and an undocumented Mexican couple, The Tortilla Curtain (1996) by TC Boyle is an elegant novel about the clash of cultures and the elusiveness of the American dream.

After the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, San Diego became (and remains to this day) home to the headquarters of the US Pacific Fleet, changing the city forever. Further north, Camp Pendleton, the huge Marine Corps base, was established in 1942. The Colorado Desert, near Palm Springs, temporarily became one of the biggest military training grounds in history. Aircraft manufacturing plants turned out planes by the thousands. org) is a fascinating website documenting milestones and places of racial and class struggle in Los Angeles.

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