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Lonely Planet Northern California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the natural wonders of Yosemite, meet the diverse locals of San Francisco, or step into a science fiction novel at Mono Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Northern California and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Northern California Travel Guide:Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - culture, history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and wine Over 68 local maps Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Road Trips & Scenic Drives, and Travel with Children Coverage of San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite National Park, the Northern Mountains, Central Coast, Marin County, the Bay Area, Gold Country, Central Valley, the Sierra Nevada, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)Downloadable PDF and offline maps to avoid roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities to get to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Zoom-in maps and images Seamlessly flip between pages Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Northern California, our most comprehensive guide to Northern California, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.Looking for a guide focused on San Francisco? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer, Lonely Planet's Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions, or Lonely Planet's Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer or Lonely Planet's Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Nate Cavalieri, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Beth Kohn, and John A Vlahides.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off the beaten track and understand more of the nature and culture of the places they find themselves in.
Topics: California and San Francisco Bay Area