Synopses & Reviews
Relax and enjoy your trip to Los Angeles with Los Angeles and Disneyland for Dummies
. From Venice Beach to Disneyland to Beverly Hills, L.A. is packed with an incredible variety of places to go and things to do. This user-friendly trip planner will help you make the most of your time and money in La-La Land.
- What you shouldn't miss-and what you can skip
- The best beaches to soak up the sun
- The best restaurants and hotels for every budget
- Where the locals meet to eat
- Smart hotels for every budget
- Where to rub elbows with the stars
- Dozens of detailed maps
Hang out with movie stars and a giant mouse
From Venice Beach to Disneyland to Beverly Hills, L.A. is the place to be and be seen. Take this handy trip planner with you and get more bang for your buck in La-La Land.
About the Author
Mary Herczog is a relative anomaly in Los Angeles, a second-generation native. Her mom sat next to Norma Jean Baker in home room, and since Norma Jean went on to become Marilyn Monroe, this clearly gives Mary ample authority to talk about Los Angeles and, of course, celebrity scandals. She also writes Frommer’s New Orleans, Frommer’s Las Legas, and Las Vegas For Dummies, plus one half of California For Dummies, and when she’s not doing that, she works in the film industry.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing Los Angeles.
Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Los Angeles.
Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Los Angeles.
Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.
Part II: Planning Your Trip to Los Angeles.
Chapter 4: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 5: Getting to Los Angeles.
Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.
Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.
Part III: Settling Into Los Angeles.
Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented.
Chapter 9: Checking In at Los Angeles’ Best Hotels.
Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Los Angeles.
Part IV: Exploring Los Angeles.
Chapter 11: Discovering Los Angeles’ Best Attractions.
Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores.
Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Five Great Options.
Chapter 14: Going Beyond Los Angeles: Five Daytrips.
Part V: Living It Up After Dark: Los Angeles Nightlife.
Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene.
Chapter 16: Bars, Stars, and Gee-Tars: L.A. at Night.
Part VI: A Trip to Disneyland.
Chapter 17: Finding Your Way to Disneyland Drive.
Chapter 18: Where to Stay and Dine in Disneyland.
Chapter 19: Exploring the Disneyland Resort.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Top Fifteen Places to Spot Celebrities.
Chapter 21: Eight Places You Can’t Afford.
Chapter 22: Ten Places Where You Feel as if You’re Not Even Near L.A.
Appendix: Quick Concierge.