Los Angeles and Disneyland for Dummies

Los Angeles and Disneyland for Dummies

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There's a lot more to Los Angeles than stars, studios, and glamour hounds flashing credit cards on Rodeo Drive. From a drive up the Pacific Coast Highway to a tour of Universal Studios, surfing at Zuma Beach to whooping it up at Disneyland, the City of Angels is overflowing with must--see sights and exhilarating recreations. Whether you're with kids, significant other, or flying solo, Los Angeles & Disneyland For Dummies will help you plan the perfect vacation, with: * A calendar of events for every season and every month of the year * Insider tips on getting the best rates for hotels, car rentals, restaurants, and more * Helpful hints on how to avoid LA's notorious traffic jams * The scoop on Disneyland discount deals, the best rides, and how to skip the endless lines and get straight onto Space Mountain * All the pointers you need to paint the town red at the hottest bars, clubs, and restaurants * A complete guide to making the shopping scene on Melrose Avenue, Sunset Plaza, and more Like every For Dummies travel guide, you also get: * Down--to--earth trip--planning advice * What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip * The best restaurants and hotels for every budget * Lots of detailed mapsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 155.4 x 233.2 x 19.6mm | 449.06g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • illustrations maps (colour and b&w)
  • 0764566113
  • 9780764566110

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Los Angeles. Chapter 2: Deciding When to Go. Chapter 3: Planning Your Budget. Chapter 4: Planning Ahead for Special Travel Needs. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 5: Getting to Los Angeles. Chapter 6: Deciding Where to Stay. Chapter 7: Booking Your Room. Chapter 8: The Best Hotels in Los Angeles. Chapter 9: Tying Up the Loose Ends. Part III: Settling in to Los Angeles. Chapter 10: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 11: Getting Around Los Angeles. Chapter 12: Managing Your Money. Part IV: Dining Los Angeles Style. Chapter 13: The Lowdown on the Los Angeles Dining Scene. Chapter 14: The Best Places to Dine in Los Angeles. Chapter 15: On the Lighter Side: Top Picks for Cheap Eats and Snacks to Go. Part V: Exploring Los Angeles. Chapter 16: The Top Sights in Los Angeles. Chapter 17: More Cool Things to See and Do. Chapter 18: A Shopper's Guide to Los Angeles. Chapter 19: Four Great Los Angeles Itineraries. Part VI: Living It Up After the Sun Goes Down. Chapter 20: The Cultural Scene in Los Angeles. Chapter 21: Bars, Stars, and Gee--Tars: L.A. at Night. Part VII: A Trip to Disneyland. Chapter 22: Finding Your Way to Disneyland Drive. Chapter 23: Where to Stay and Dine in Disneyland. Chapter 24: Exploring the Disneyland Resort. Part VIII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Top Ten (or so) Places to Spot Celebrities. Chapter 26: Eight Places You Can't Afford. Chapter 27: Almost Ten Places Where You Feel as if You're Not Even Near L.A. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Worksheets. Index. Book Registration Information.show more

About Mary Herczog

Mary Herczog is a relative anomaly in Los Angeles, a secondgeneration 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 Vegas, 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.show more

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