Back Roads California (DK Eyewitness Travel) by Christopher Baker, Lee Foster

By Christopher Baker, Lee Foster

Scenic routes, fascinating inns, real local cuisine… Take a trip throughout the again roads of California to find the area's genuine soul and grace.

DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: again Roads California riding holiday advisor will take you through scenic routes to find fascinating Californian cities, neighborhood eating places, and intimate locations to stick. Twenty-four themed drives, every one lasting one to 5 days, demonstrate breathtaking perspectives, hidden gemstones, and actual neighborhood reviews that could simply be found by way of street.

Each travel is bursting with insider wisdom and loaded with principles for numerous actions, from brief walks and longer hikes to days at the seashore or at a spa, to wine excursions, biking journeys, and watersports. in the meantime, the main pleasant, best-value motels and guesthouses and eating places focusing on neighborhood produce were chosen by way of specialist authors.

Full-color all through, with a pull-out map of the whole area for simple navigation among excursions, and zip code details to be used with a GPS equipment. all of the functional info you'll want is incorporated, from street stipulations and size of force to parking info and beginning hours.

Discover the unforeseen in your street journey with DK Eyewitness commute advisor: again Roads California.

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Admire the tall steel-beam sculpture, Hermandad, by Chilean artist Sergio Castillo, then walk south past the Sausalito ferry terminal to treeshaded Sausalito Town Square 2, with its Spanish fountain. A stone’s throw south on Bridgeway is Yee Tock Chee Park 3, a triangular boardwalk with benches. Turn west and follow Bridgeway past shops and restaurants to the Sausalito Visitor Center W OOD SAUSALITO Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa expensive Spacious, well-appointed rooms with bay views, plus hillside cottages on offer.

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