Synopses & Reviews
: Make the most of the SoCal experience by veering toward some unexpected, eclectic haunts: Go "Sideways" along the back roads of the Santa Ynez Valley, find solitude while camping on Catalina Island or the Gaviota coastline, check out San Diego's hip Gaslamp District, and revel in a 50s-style lodge in the desert of Palm Springs.
Great Escapes: Selective guides for travelers who want to find quick trips and getaways within a specific locale. They take away the drudgery of sifting through online and printed travel info by listing only the most worthwhile events, activities, and places to stay and eat.
About the Author
Award-winning journalist Donna Wares has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register, and the Miami Herald. The author of Great Escapes: Southern California and Santa Barbara and California's Central Coast: Great Destinations, and the editor of the best-selling anthology My California: Journeys by Great Writers. Wares lives in Seal Beach, California.