California: 88 Great Vacations and Easy Outings

by Louis Bignami

Hike, bike, blade, dive, float, ski or drive your way through the natural and manmade wonders of California--in this adventure-packed guide to weekend getaways. While you're at it, stop at the best bakeries, find picnic fixings at the choicest delis, and dine in elegance and style at the finest restaurants. In 88 wonderful trips you will see and taste the variety of the great state of California. Locate literary landmarks in Salinas; learn when to shop in Carmel; find romance at the Hotel del Coronado; note where the fish are biting on the coast or at inland lakes; ski north, south, and central California, watch whales from the coast or from charter boats; and much, much more. From flashy to peaceful, you will find weekend trips to suit your fancy, including:

  • Neat drives and exotic car rentals around Los Angeles
  • A cultural sampler in ethnic L.A.
  • The country roads and small towns of Highway 41 on the way to Yosemite National Park
  • A guide to the wilderness in hiking the east slope of the Sierras
  • Northern California "Light Housekeeping"
  • Skydiving as a birthday celebration

Click Here to see a short sample from 88 Great Vacations and Easy Outings

California born and bred, Lou Bignami graduated from the University of California Berkeley, and has spent most of his life exploring the state. A full-time travel writer, his is the author of Country Towns of Northern California and 52 Northern California Weekends.

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