San Diego is a touristic magnet, attracting an estimated 40 million tourists a year. That s not surprising: the city boasts some of the most fascinating museum and historic sights in the nation, plus a vibrant nightlife scene (including cutting-edge restaurants), eye-candy nature sights and postcard-perfect beaches. "Frommer's San Diego day by day" advises the reader how to see the best of everything--in the smartest, most time-efficient way. The book contains: - The best of San Diego in one, two or three days, plus thematic tours for every interest, schedule or taste. - Walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoods, from the Gaslamp Quarter to La Jolla and Coronado. - Scores of evocative color photographs. - Bulleted maps that show the reader how to get from place to place, plus a tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet. - Highly opinionated appraisals of hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgets from luxury to backpacker. - Exact pricing so there s never any guessing. - Detailed information on the best outdoor adventures, beaches and day trip."
Author: Mark Hiss
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Includes special-interest tours that appeal to families and golfers, plus an in-depth look at the museums, gardens, and architecture of Balboa Park (including a tour of the famed San Diego Zoo) Neighborhood walking tours take travelers through the Gaslamp Quarter, La Jolla, and Coronado, and more An outdoors chapter highlights the area's best beaches and recommends hikes in Torrey Pines State Park With day trips to Julian, Tijuana, and the Anza-Borrego Desert
Author: Mark Hiss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-04-19
Frommer's California Day by Day features regional and city itineraries that will help you maximize your time while touring the country's top sights. Tour the fabulous beaches of the Central Coast, hike through national parks in the High Sierra and Southern California Deserts, sip your way through Napa and Sonoma's wineries, and take in the stunning natural landscapes of Big Sur. Our authors, longtime Calfiornia experts, hit all the highlights, from the San Diego Zoo to Los Angeles' Getty Center to San Francisco' Golden Gate Park. They'e checked out all of the country' best hotels and restaurants in person, and offer authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. You'll also get coverage of shopping and nightlife in the major cities; detailed full-color maps; 750 full-color photos, a full chapter on California' history, culture, and natural landscapes, information on special-interest tours, and advice on planning a successful California vacation. Frommer's California Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.
Life is short. Vacations are shorter. Relax! Trust your trip to Frommer's. The Best of San Diego in a Nutshell: The best places to stay and eat—with exact prices and candid, in-depth reviews so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your needs or budget. The latest, most reliable information and all the practical details you need to enjoy a worry-free visit to San Diego. All the top sights, beaches, shopping, and nightlife—with outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. Lots of easy-to-read maps. A fresh, personal approach that puts the fun and excitement back into travel! Frommer's Puts the World in Your Pocket. Excerpted from Frommer's San Diego. Find us online at www.frommers.com
Author: Don Laine
Release Date: 2003-01-17
Meticulously researched by an experienced husband-and-wife team, this handbook offers coverage of all three Rocky Mountain cities. Discover the best places to buy Western wear and Western art; the top restaurants, from downhome steakhouses to trendy brewpubs; and the best skiing, hiking, biking, and fishing in the glorious landscapes nearby.