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Title:
San Diego [2018] / Ian Anderson.
Title Variants:
Moon San Diego [2018]
ISBN:
9781631217371
Edition:
4th edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA : Avalon Travel, 2018.
Physical Description:
337 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 cm
General Note:
At head of title: Moon.
Abstract:
"Expert, local insight from San Diego native, craft brew enthusiast, and avid surfer Ian Anderson. Hop on the San Diego Trolley to explore historic Old Town (including the birthplace of Pueblo San Diego), or window shop in upscale La Jolla. Lounge on some of the best beaches in Southern California, try a surfing lesson, or take a boat out for the day. Say hi to the pandas and polar bears at the renowned San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, or stroll through the myriad museums in Balboa Park. Catch a local theater production, sample award-winning Mexican food, and grab a happy hour pint at one of the countless local breweries. With Moon San Diego's curated advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can experience the city your way."-- Provided by publisher.
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Summary

Summary

Craft beer and fish tacos, world-class beaches and water sports, and museums and zoos: get to know this SoCal hotspot with Moon San Diego .

Inside you'll find:

* Flexible, strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, budget, and interests, including: "The Best of San Diego," "Best Beaches," "Best Craft Breweries," and "Family-Friendly San Diego"
* Detailed maps of each neighborhood
* The top attractions and unique activities in each area: Hop on the San Diego Trolley to explore historic Old Town (including the birthplace of Pueblo San Diego), or window shop in upscale La Jolla. Lounge on some of the best beaches in Southern California, try a surfing lesson, or take a boat out for the day. Say hi to the pandas and polar bears at the renowned San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, or stroll through the myriad museums in Balboa Park. Catch a local theater production, sample award-winning Mexican food, and grab a happy hour pint at one of the countless local breweries
* Suggestions for day trips from San Diego , including Anza-Borrego State Park, Temecula, and Tijuana (with tips for those planning to cross the border for a day!)
* Expert, local insight from San Diego native, craft brew enthusiast, and avid surfer Ian Anderson
* Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around
* Full-color, vibrant photos throughout
* Thorough information , including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture

With Moon San Diego's curated advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can experience the city your way.

Can't enough of the Golden State? Try Moon California . Hitting the road? Try Moon California Road Trip .


Author Notes

Ian Anderson learned to surf San Diego waves while living on a nearby military base. The child of a U.S. serviceman, he spent his youth on such bases, traveling the globe from Japan to the UK, through the American South up to Washington DC. But nothing resonated so deeply for him as the Southern California lifestyle.

After earning a writing degree from Pomona College, Ian continued to explore the world, yet those West Coast beaches keep luring him home-never judging him for dalliances in Hawaiian, Costa Rican, or European waters. He contributes to national publications (usually writing about beer, music, and travel) has ghost-written a number of books, and even delved into the ecological sciences to co-author An Eco-Friendly Online Shopping Guide.