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The Unofficial Guide to California with Kids

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World®

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

—Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

—The New York Times

The Top 10 Ways The Unofficial Guide to California with Kids Can Help You Have the Perfect Trip:

  1. No-nonsense advice on how to plan a trip the whole family will enjoy, from parents to tots and teens
  2. A complete sourcebook for first-time visitors or long-time residents, whether you're planning a day trip, a long weekend, or an entire vacation
  3. Insider advice on what to look for in lodging, with area recommendations
  4. Every attraction rated and ranked for each age group
  5. Detailed information on family-friendly restaurants through-out California
  6. The inside scoop on the best beaches for children
  7. Complete coverage of California's natural attractions and the best outdoor adventures for families
  8. Suggestions on where to bike, camp, hike, kayak, snorkel, water-ski, and whale-watch
  9. Insider advice on how to have big-time fun without spending big-time money
  10. Special tips for single parents, grandparents, and travelers with disabilities

Get the unbiased truth on hundreds of hotels, restaurants, attractions, and more in The Unofficial Guide to California with Kids—the resource that helps you save money, save time, and make your trip the best it can be.

Synopsis:

More than 4 million copies sold! This series is the only one that offers evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques, compiled by a team of unbiased inspectors.

• Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories

• Extensive information on shopping, nightlife, and sports

• Easy-to-use, two-color design

• Detailed, 2-color maps

Synopsis:

From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World ®

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

—Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

—The New York Times

Five Great Features and Benefits

offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide®:

  • Straight shooting on planning a great trip for the whole family, from toddlers to teens to parents

  • Where to bike, surf, camp, hike, kayak, snorkel, whale-watch, and play on the beach

  • Insider advice on how to have big-time fun on a small-time budget

  • The best family-friendly restaurants, lodging, and attractions throughout California

  • A complete sourcebook for first-time visitors to long-time residents, day-trippers to vacation planners

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

Our Families and Travels.

The Dynamics of Family Travel.

How the Unofficial GuideWorks.

Getting Ready to Go.

Getting There.

Family Lodging.

Family-friendly Restaurants.

PART ONE San Diego County.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

San Diego.

La Jolla.

Del Mar and Carlsbad.

PART TWO Orange County.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Finding a Home in Orange County.

South County: San Clemente, Dana Point, and San Juan Capistrano.

Laguna Beach and Newport Beach.

Huntington Beach.

North County: Anaheim, Buena Park, and Santa Ana.

PART THREE Los Angeles and Vicinity: South Bay, Pasadena,  Mountain Towns, Deserts, and Catalina Island.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Kid Culture: Theater, Literature, and the Arts.

The South Bay: Manhattan Beach to Long Beach.

Catalina Island.

Outdoor Action.

Los Angeles: Westside.

Central Los Angeles.

Pasadena.

The Mountains: Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead, and Idyllwild.

Palm Springs.

PART FOUR The Central Coast.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Noshing through the Central Coast.

Ventura.

Santa Barbara.

Solvang.

San Luis Obispo.

Family Lodging 232

Monterey.

Santa Cruz.

PART FIVE The Sierra Nevada.

The Best Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Death Valley.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon.

Mammoth Lakes.

Yosemite.

Lake Tahoe.

PART SIX San Francisco Bay Area.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

San Francisco.

Berkeley.

Marin County.

San Jose.

PART SEVEN Gold Country.

The Best Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Sacramento.

Northern Gold Country: Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Central Gold Country: Jackson, Volcano, and Murphys.

Southern Gold Country: Columbia and Sonora.

PART EIGHT Northern California.

The Best Beaches and Parks.

Family Outdoor Adventures.

Sonoma County: Sonoma, Santa Rosa, Windsor, Forestville, and Glen Ellen.

Mendocino County: Mendocino, Fort Bragg, Willits, and Leggett.

Humboldt and Del Norte Counties: Eureka, Trinidad, and Redwoods.

Trinity and Shasta Counties.

Indexes and Reader Survey.

Family Lodging Index.

Restaurant Index.

Subject Index.

L I ST of MAPS.

California at a Glance.

San Diego County.

San Diego.

La Jolla.

Del Mar.

Carlsbad.

Orange County.

South County: San Clemente, Dana Point, and San Juan Capistrano.

Laguna Beach.

Newport Beach.

Huntington Beach.

North County: Anaheim, Buena Park, and Santa Ana.

Disneyland Park.

Los Angeles and Vicinity.

Joshua Tree National Park.

The South Bay: Manhattan Beach to Long Beach.

Catalina Island.

Los Angeles: Westside.

Downtown Los Angeles.

Hollywood.

Universal City–Burbank.

Universal Studios Hollywood.

Pasadena.

The Mountains: Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead, and Idyllwild.

Palm Springs.

The Central Coast.

Big Sur.

Ventura.

Santa Barbara.

Solvang.

San Luis Obispo.

Monterey.

Santa Cruz.

The Sierra Nevada.

Death Valley.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon.

Mammoth Lakes.

Yosemite.

Lake Tahoe.

San Francisco Bay Area.

Golden Gate Park.

Yerba Buena Gardens and Environs.

San Francisco.

Berkeley.

Marin County.

San Jose.

Gold Country.

Sacramento.

Northern Gold Country: Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Central Gold Country: Jackson, Volcano, and Murphys.

Southern Gold Country: Columbia and Sonora.

Northern California.

Sonoma County.

Mendocino County.

Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

Trinity and Shasta Counties.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471790310
Publisher:
Frommers
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Author:
Bates, Colleen Dunn
Author:
La Tempa, Susan
Author:
Menasha Ridge Press
Subject:
Children
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Special Interest - Family
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
unofficial guide to California
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California with kids
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family travel in California
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vacationing in California
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California adventures
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California outdoor adventures
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California Tours.
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sightseeing in California
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California sightseeing
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attractions in California
Subject:
California attractions
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things to see in California
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active California vacations
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family-friendly adventures in California
Subject:
camping in California
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hotels in California
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kid-friendly hotels in California
Subject:
accommodations in California
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kid-friendly accommodations in California
Subject:
visiting California
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dining in California
Subject:
family-friendly dining in California
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kid-friendly dining in California
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restaurants in California
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family-friendly restaurants in California
Subject:
California restaurants
Subject:
the best of California
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sporting activities in California
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special events in California
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California events
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festivals in California
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color guide to California
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beaches in California
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attractions for teenagers in California
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activities for teenagers in California
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biking in California
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surfing in California
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hiking in California
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kayaking in California
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snorkeling in California
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whale-watching in California
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activities for toddlers in California
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California
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vacationing in San Diego with kids
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beaches in Orange County
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Parks in Orange County
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vacationing in Anaheim and Santa Ana with kids
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family lodging in Anaheim and Santa Ana
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family attractions in Anaheim and Santa Ana
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family-friendly attractions in Anaheim and Santa Ana
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family-friendly restaurants in Anaheim and Santa Ana
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family-friendly dining in Anaheim and Santa Ana
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festivals and events in Orange County
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festivals and events in the Los Angeles area
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family lodging in Los Angeles
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family-friendly accommodations in Los Angeles
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family attractions in Los Angeles
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family outdoor adventures in the Los Angeles area
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family attractions in Manhattan Beach and Long Beach
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family-friendly attractions in Manhattan Beach and Long Beach
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family-friendly restaurants in Manhattan Beach and Long Beach
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family lodging in Catalina Island
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Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in Catalina Island
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outdoor action on Catalina Island
Subject:
Hollywood
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family side trips from Los Angeles
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vacationing in Pasadena with kids
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family attractions in Pasadena
Subject:
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family-friendly restaurants in Pasadena
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family-friendly dining in Pasadena
Subject:
vacationing in Palm Springs with kids
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family lodging in Palm Springs
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family-friendly accommodations in Palm Springs
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family attractions in Palm Springs
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Ojai
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Solvang
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Morro Bay
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Pismo Beach
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San Simeon and Cambra
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Big Sur
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vacationing in Monterey with kids
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family-friendly accommodations in Monterey
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family attractions in Monterey
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family-friendly attractions in Monterey
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in Monterey
Subject:
family-friendly dining in Monterey
Subject:
Santa Cruz
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vacationing in The Sierra Nevada with kids
Subject:
family lodging in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family attractions in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family-friendly dining in The Sierra Nevada
Subject:
family outdoor adventures in the Sierra Nevada
Subject:
parks in the Sierra Nevada
Subject:
vacationing in Death Valley with kids
Subject:
family lodging in Death Valley
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in Death Valley
Subject:
family attractions in Death Valley
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in Death Valley
Subject:
vacationing in Yosemite with kids
Subject:
family lodging in Yosemite
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in Yosemite
Subject:
family attractions in Yosemite
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in Yosemite
Subject:
vacationing in Lake Tahoe with kids
Subject:
family lodging in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
family attractions in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
family-friendly dining in Lake Tahoe
Subject:
vacationing in San Francisco with kids
Subject:
family lodging in San Francisco
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in San Francisco
Subject:
family attractions in San Francisco
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in San Francisco
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in San Francisco
Subject:
family-friendly dining in San Francisco
Subject:
beaches in the San Francisco Bay area
Subject:
parks in the San Francisco Bay area
Subject:
festivals and events in the San Francisco Bay area
Subject:
family outdoor adventures in the San Francisco Bay area
Subject:
Berkeley
Subject:
Marin County
Subject:
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Subject:
family lodging in San Jose
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in San Jose
Subject:
family attractions in San Jose
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in San Jose
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in San Jose
Subject:
family-friendly dining in San Jose
Subject:
vacationing in California Gold Country with kids
Subject:
family lodging in California Gold Country
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family-friendly accommodations in California Gold Country
Subject:
family attractions in California Gold Country
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in California Gold Country
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in California Gold Country
Subject:
family-friendly dining in California Gold Country
Subject:
Sacramento
Subject:
vacationing in Northern California with kids
Subject:
family lodging in Northern California
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in Northern California
Subject:
family attractions in Northern California
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in Northern California
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in Northern California
Subject:
family-friendly dining in Northern California
Subject:
beaches in Northern California
Subject:
parks in Northern California
Subject:
family outdoor adventures in Northern California
Subject:
vacationing in Sonoma County with kids
Subject:
family lodging in Sonoma County
Subject:
family-friendly accommodations in Sonoma County
Subject:
family attractions in Sonoma County
Subject:
family-friendly attractions in Sonoma County
Subject:
family-friendly restaurants in Sonoma County
Subject:
family-friendly dining in Sonoma County
Subject:
festivals and eve
Subject:
nts in the Los Angeles area
Subject:
family outdoor adventures in
Subject:
the San Francisco Bay Area
Subject:
Travel: United States / California
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series:
Unofficial Guides
Series Volume:
225
Publication Date:
20081124
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
430
Dimensions:
7.96x5.16x.97 in. .79 lbs.

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The Unofficial Guide to California with Kids
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Product details 430 pages Frommer's - English 9780471790310 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , More than 4 million copies sold! This series is the only one that offers evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques, compiled by a team of unbiased inspectors.

• Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories

• Extensive information on shopping, nightlife, and sports

• Easy-to-use, two-color design

• Detailed, 2-color maps

"Synopsis" by , From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World ®

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

—Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

—The New York Times

Five Great Features and Benefits

offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide®:

  • Straight shooting on planning a great trip for the whole family, from toddlers to teens to parents

  • Where to bike, surf, camp, hike, kayak, snorkel, whale-watch, and play on the beach

  • Insider advice on how to have big-time fun on a small-time budget

  • The best family-friendly restaurants, lodging, and attractions throughout California

  • A complete sourcebook for first-time visitors to long-time residents, day-trippers to vacation planners

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