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Whether you want to drive the Pacific Coast Highway, camp in a national park, or explore the Mojave Desert, the local Fodor’s travel experts in California are here to help! Fodor’s California guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.
Fodor’s California travel guide includes:
Planning on spending more time in California? Check out Fodor’s Los Angeles, Fodor's San Francisco, Fodor's San Diego, and Fodor's Napa & Sonoma.
*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.
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