California's dramatic landscape has inspired generations of artists and explorers - from rugged redwood-covered bluffs to idyllic sun-drenched sands, plunging valleys to snow-capped peaks. As culturally influential as it is geographically impressive, California also boasts two of the world's foremost cities, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Our updated guide brings California to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the state’s iconic buildings and neighborhoods. Whether you want to hike to the waterfalls in Yosemite National Park, tour a winery in Napa, or ride a classic cable car in San Francisco, DK Eyewitness California is your ticket to the trip of a lifetime.
Inside DK Eyewitness California, you will find:
- A fully-illustrated top experiences guide: our expert pick of California’s must-sees and hidden gems
- Accessible itineraries to make the most out of each and every day
- Expert advice: honest recommendations for getting around safely, when to visit each sight, what to do before you visit, and how to save time and money
- Color-coded chapters to every part of California, from San Diego County to the Inland Empire and Low Desert to Wine Country to the High Sierras and everything in between
- Practical tips: the best places to eat, drink, shop and stay in California
- Detailed maps to help you navigate the region easily and confidently
- Explore the culture of California: delve into the city’s iconic history, art, and architecture
- Covers: Los Angeles, South Central California, Orange County, San Diego County, The Inland Empire, and Low Desert, The Mojave Desert, San Francisco, and the Bay Area, The North, Wine Country, Gold Country and the North, Central Valley, The High Sierras, North Central California
Planning on touring the USA? Don’t forget to check out DK Eyewitness USA for a complete comprehensive guide to the States, making the most of your trip and achieving the adventure of a lifetime,
About DK Eyewitness:
At DK Eyewitness, we believe in the power of discovery. We make it easy for you to explore your dream destinations. Filled with expert advice, striking photography and detailed illustrations, our highly visual DK Eyewitness guides will get you closer to your next adventure. We publish guides to more than 200 destinations, from pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guides. Named Top Guidebook Series at the 2020 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, we know that wherever you go next, your DK Eyewitness travel guides are the perfect companion.