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									                                         Index
                                 Andreotti Family Farm (Half      Art + Sol (San Diego), 759
A   AA (American Automobile
  Association), 32, 45, 49
                                   Moon Bay), 171
                                 Andrew Molera State Park,
                                                                  ArtWalk (San Diego), 26–27
                                                                  Asian Art Museum (San
A Bug’s Land (Disneyland), 634     417–418                          Francisco), 129




                                                                      AL
Accommodations, 46–48            Angelino Heights (Los            Asilomar State Beach, 400
     best, 15–18                   Angeles), 562–563              AT&T Park (San Francisco), 122
Acme Comedy Theater              Angel Island, 167–169            AT&T Pebble Beach National




                                                                  RI
  (Los Angeles), 603             Angels Camp, 371–372               Pro-Am, 25
Actors Circle Theater (Los       Año Nuevo State Reserve, 172     Atascadero State Beach, 435
  Angeles), 596                  Ansel Adams Gallery, 314         ATMs (automated teller




                                                        TE
Adamson House (Los Angeles),     Ansel Adams Wilderness,            machines), 33
  574                              378–379                        Audubon Canyon Ranch’s Boli-
Adventureland (Disneyland),      Anza-Borrego Desert State          nas Lagoon Preserve, 222
  631                              Park, 687–690, 754             Automobile Association of
African-American travelers, 39   Aptos, 383
                                              MA                    America (AAA), 32
Agate Beach, 253                 Aquarium of the Pacific (Long    The Avalon Hollywood, 598
Agua Caliente Casino (Rancho       Beach), 606–607                Avenue of the Giants, 245–248
  Mirage), 681                   Aquatic Park (San Francisco),    Aztec Hotel (Monrovia), 660
Ah Louis Store (San Luis           134, 136                       Azusa, 664
  Obispo), 438                   Arcadia, 660                     Azusa City Hall and
                                        D

Ahmanson Theatre (Los            Arcata, 12, 251–253                Auditorium, 661
  Angeles), 596                  Arcata Marsh and Wildlife
                                 TE


Air travel, 31–32, 44              Sanctuary, 252
Alamere Falls, 220, 222
Alamo Square Historic District
                                 Arch Rock (Anacapa), 474–475
                                 Arch Rock Entrance (Yosemite),
                                                                  B  abe’s & Ricky’s Inn (Los
                                                                    Angeles), 598
  (San Francisco), 128
                        GH



                                   309–310                        Badger Pass, 322
Albion, 234, 239                 ArcLight Cinemas (Los            Badwater (Death Valley), 697
Alcatraz Island, 119, 122          Angeles), 605                  Baker, 694
Alpine Meadows, 265              Arrowhead, Lake, 618, 620        Baker Beach (San Francisco),
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain       accommodations, 625–626        135, 136
                  RI




  (Big Bear Lake), 620–621           restaurants, 626             Balboa Island, 652
Amador City, 365–366             Arrowood Vineyards & Winery      Balboa Park (San Diego),
Amador County Museum               (Glen Ellen), 209                745–747
          PY




  (Jackson), 368                 Arroyo Burro Beach County        Balboa Park December Nights
American Automobile Associa-       Park, 460–461                    (San Diego), 30
  tion (AAA), 32, 45, 49         Arroyo Terrace (Los Angeles),    Balboa Park Visitor Center
The American Cinematheque          566                              (San Diego), 745
 CO




  (Los Angeles), 604             Artesa Vineyards & Winery        Balboa Pavilion & Fun Zone
American Conservatory Theater      (Napa), 188                      (Newport Beach), 653
  (A.C.T.; San Francisco), 142   Art galleries                    Balboa Theatre (San Diego),
American Express, 34, 49             Big Sur Coast, 418             759
     Los Angeles, 498                Carmel, 408                  Ballooning
     San Francisco, 77               Fort Bragg, 242                  Lake Tahoe area, 268
American Tin Cannery Factory         Mendocino, 235                   Mammoth Lakes, 329
  Premium Outlets (Pacific           Ojai, 468                        Napa Valley, 190
  Grove), 400                        San Francisco, 138               Palm Springs, 670
America the Beautiful Access         San Luis Obispo, 439             San Diego, 756
  Pass, 36–37                        Solvang, 452                 Bambuddha Lounge (San
Amtrak, 32–33, 46                Artists Drive (Death Valley),      Francisco), 146
Anacapa, 474–475                   697                            Bargetto Winery (Soquel), 384
                                                                  Barker Dam, 685
772     INDEX

Barstow, 693                       Big Bear Lake, 618–626              Boating (boat rentals). See also
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit),     Big Morongo Canyon Preserve,          Canoeing; Kayaking; Sailing;
  66, 76                             669                                 White-water rafting
Battery Point Lighthouse           Big Oak Flat Entrance, 306–309          Big Bear Lake, 621
  (Crescent City), 255             Big River Beach, 235                    Lake Tahoe area, 269–270
Bay Area Discovery Museum          Big Sur Coast, 415–423                  Santa Barbara, 461
  (Sausalito), 164                 Big Tree Trail, 260                 Boat tours and cruises
Bay Model Visitors Center          Biking and mountain biking              Big Bear Lake, 623
  (Sausalito), 164–165                 Big Bear Lake, 622                  Cachuma Lake, 454
Bay to Breakers Foot Race              Death Valley, 698                   Humboldt Bay, 249
  (San Francisco), 27                  Grass Valley area, 363–364          Lake Tahoe, 271–273
B. B. King’s Blues Club (Los           Half Moon Bay, 172–173              San Diego, 752–753
  Angeles), 598                        Humboldt County, 249                San Francisco, 134
Beach Blanket Babylon (San             Joshua Tree National                    Alcatraz, 122
  Francisco), 143                        Park, 686                     Bodega, 227
Beach Chalet (San Francisco),          Lake Tahoe area, 269            Bodega Bay, 226–229
  126                                  Los Angeles, 577                Bodega Head State Park, 227
Beaches. See also specific                  tours, 571                 Bodie, 332
  beaches                              Mammoth Lakes, 330              Boiling Springs Lake, 301
     best, 9–10                        Mojave National                 Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
     Carmel, 407                         Preserve, 693                   (Huntington Beach), 650
     Half Moon Bay, 172                Monterey, 393                   Boneyard Beach, 765
     Lake Tahoe area, 268, 274         Mount Shasta area, 295          Bonita Cove, 744
     Los Angeles, 573–577              Newport Beach, 651              Bonny Doon, 382
     Morro Bay, 435                    Orange Coast, 651               Booklegger (Eureka), 248
     Orange Coast, 650–651             Palm Springs area, 670          Books, recommended, 48–49
     Pismo Beach, 442                  Point Reyes, 226                Boyden Cavern, 343
     Point Reyes, 220                  Sacramento, 353                 The Bradbury Building (Los
     Redwood National and State        St. Helena, 193, 195              Angeles), 563–564
        Parks, 259                     San Diego, 707, 753             Brentwood, 488
     San Diego, 743–744                San Francisco, 136–137          Bridalveil Fall, 318
     San Francisco, 135, 136           Santa Barbara, 461              The Bubble Lounge (San
     Santa Barbara, 460–461            Santa Catalina Island,            Francisco), 148
     Santa Catalina Island, 614          611–612, 614                  Buena Vista Winery (Sonoma),
     Santa Cruz, 382                   Santa Cruz, 383                   208
     Sonoma Coast, 229                 Yosemite National Park, 321     Bumpass Hell, 301
Beach Festival (Huntington         Biplane, Air Combat & Warbird       Bumpass Hell Trail, 302
  Beach), 28                         Adventures (Carlsbad),            Bunny Flat, 294
Bear Gulch Cave, 425                 649, 651, 766                     Burbank, 494
Bear Mountain Resort,              Birch Aquarium at Scripps           Burney Falls, 297–298
  622–623                            (San Diego), 751                  Business hours, 49
Bear Valley Trail, 220             The Birds, 227, 228
Beauty Bar (Los Angeles), 602      Bird-watching
Bel Air, 488
Benziger Family Winery
                                       Humboldt Bay, 249
                                       Point Reyes Bird Observatory,
                                                                       C  able Car Clothiers (San
                                                                         Francisco), 138
  (Glen Ellen), 209                       222                          Cable Car Museum (San
Beringer Vineyards (St. Helena),       Redwood National and State        Francisco), 129–130
  194                                     Parks, 259                   Cabrillo Music Festival (Santa
Berkeley, 151–158                      San Diego, 754                    Cruz), 382
Beverly Boulevard (Los             Bixby Bridge, 417                   Cabrillo National Monument
  Angeles), 585                    Black Chasm (Volcano), 370            (San Diego), 748
Beverly Hills, 488                 Black’s Beach, 744                  Cachuma Lake, 454
     accommodations, 506–513       The Bliss Bar (San Francisco),      The Café (San Francisco), 150
     restaurants, 525–532            146                               Calaveras Big Trees State
     shopping, 585–588             Blue Jay Ice Castle (near Lake        Park, 372
     sights and attractions,         Arrowhead Village), 623           Calaveras County Fair and
        554–555                    The Boardwalk (Knott’s Berry          Jumping Frog Jubilee, 27
     trolley tours, 572              Farm), 644–645                    Calendar of events, 25–31
     visitor information, 482                                          Caliche Forest, 475
                                                                                       INDEX        773

California Science Center             Carlsbad, 761, 762, 764–768      Château St. Jean (Kenwood),
  (Los Angeles), 557                  Carlsbad State Beach, 765          210
California State Capitol              Carmel Beach City Park, 407      Chiat/Day offices (Los Angeles),
  (Sacramento), 352                   Carmel-by-the-Sea, 407–414         559
California State Railroad             Carmel River State Beach, 407    Children, families with, 38
  Museum (Sacramento), 352            Carmel Valley, 414–415               best accommodations for, 18
California Theatre (San               Carnelian Room (San                  best vacation experiences for,
  Bernardino), 663                      Francisco), 149                       12–13
Calistoga                             Carneros District, 206–207           Los Angeles accommodations,
     accommodations, 197–201          Carnival (San Francisco), 27            513
     restaurant, 203                  Car rentals, 45–46                   Santa Barbara, 463
     wineries and other attrac-       Carson Mansion (Eureka), 248     Children’s Discovery Museum
       tions, 194–196                 Car travel, 32, 44–45              (San Jose), 179
Cambria, 429–434                      Cascade Lake, 273                Children’s Pool (La Jolla), 753
Camping                               The Casino Building (Santa       Chimney Rock, 220
     Anacapa, 475                       Catalina Island), 612          Chimney Tree, 246
     Anza-Borrego Desert State        Casino Point Marine Park, 614    China Beach (San Francisco),
       Park, 689                      Casinos, Palm Springs Desert       135, 136
     Big Sur Coast, 417–419, 421        Resorts, 681                   Chinatown
     Channel Islands National         Castle Crags State Park, 295         Los Angeles, 490
       Park, 474                      Catalina Island Jazz Trax            San Francisco, 72
     Devils Postpile National           Festival, 30                            restaurants, 104–105
       Monument, 338                  Catalina Island Museum, 613               sightseeing, 132
     Humboldt Redwoods State          Catalina Island Triathlon, 30    Chinese New Year (Los
       Park, 246                      Catharine Clark Gallery (San       Angeles), 25
     Lake Tahoe area, 270               Francisco), 138                Cholla Cactus Garden, 685
     Lassen Volcanic National Park,   Cathedral of Our Lady of the     Christmas Boat Parade of
       302                              Angels (Los Angeles), 564        Lights, 31
     Lava Beds National Monu-         Cave Loop Road, 305              Chula Vista Nature Center
       ment, 305                      Cave Rock, 274                     (San Diego), 754
     McArthur-Burney Falls Memo-      Caves and caving                 Cima Dome, 691
       rial State Park, 298               Black Chasm (Volcano), 370   Cinco de Mayo, 27
     Mojave National Preserve,            Lake Shasta Caverns,         Cinder Cone Trail, 302
       693                                   293–294                   City Hall
     Pinnacles National Monu-             Lava Beds National               Los Angeles, 564
       ment, 425                             Monument, 305                 Pasadena, 566
     Redwood National and State           Mercer Caverns (near             San Francisco, 128
       Parks, 260                            Murphys), 372                 Ventura, 472
     Sequoia and Kings Canyon             Mitchell Caverns, 694–695    Cityscape (San Francisco), 149
       national parks, 345–347            Pinnacles National           Civic Center (San Francisco),
     Sierra National Forest, 380             Monument, 425               73, 128
     Yosemite National Park,              Sequoia National Park, 343       accommodations, 93–94
       322–324                            Valdez Cave (Painted Cave;       restaurants, 113–114
Camp Snoopy (Knott’s Berry                   Santa Cruz), 475          Clamming, Pismo Beach, 442
  Farm), 645                          CBS Television City (Los         Claremont Colleges, 661
Cannery Row (Monterey), 389             Angeles), 573                  Clarke Historical Museum
Canoeing                              Cedar Grove, 344                   (Eureka), 248
     Eureka, 249                      Cellphones, 41–42                The Classic Club (Palm Desert),
     Gualala River, 230               Central Coast, 426–476             666
     Lassen Volcanic National Park,       wine country, 445–457        Climate, 24
       301                            Central Valley, 376–380          Clos Du Val (Napa), 188–189
     Mendocino, 236                   Century City, 488                Clos Pegase (St. Helena), 196
Canterbury Records (Los               Channel Islands National Park,   Coachella Valley Preserve, 669
  Angeles), 660                         473–476                        Coastal Drive, 259
Cape Canyon (Santa Catalina               exploring, 474–476           Coastal Trail (San Francisco),
  Island), 612                            traveling to, 474              135, 136
Capitola, 383                             visitor information, 474     Coit Tower (San Francisco), 123
Capitola Beach, 383                       weather, 474                 Coloma, 367–368
Capitol Records Building (Los         Château Julien Winery (Carmel    Colony Studio Theatre (Los
  Angeles), 561                         Valley), 414                     Angeles), 598
774      INDEX

Columbia, 373–374                                                         Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm, 223
Columbia State Historic Park,
  373–374
                                      D   affodil Hill (near Volcano),
                                        370
                                                                          Drake’s Beach, 220
                                                                          The Dresden Room (Los
Comedy Store (Los Angeles),           Dana Point, 647, 648, 650             Angeles), 602
  602                                 Dance Place (San Diego), 760        Drinking laws, 50
Comic-Con International               Danish Days (Solvang), 29           Driving rules, 45
  (San Diego), 28–29                  Dante’s View (Death Valley), 697    Drury Trail, 246
Condor Gulch Trail, 424–425           Daylight saving time, 54            Duarte, 661
Congress Trail, 342                   Dean & Deluca (St. Helena), 204     Duck Lake Trail, 330
Conservatory of Flowers (San          Death Valley National Park,
  Francisco), 126–127                   694–799
Control Tower (Los Angeles),
  559
                                      Debit cards, 33
                                      Del Mar, 761–764
                                                                          E  agle and High Peak Mines
                                                                            (Julian), 769
Copia: The American Center            Del Monte Forest, 405               Eagle Falls/Eagle Lake,
  for Wine, Food & the Arts           Dennis the Menace Playground          271, 273
  (Napa), 187                           (Monterey), 393                   Earthquakes, 36, 51, 77
Copper Creek Trail, 344               The Derby (Los Angeles), 601        Earthquake Trail, 218
Coronado (San Diego)                  Descanso Beach Club (Santa          East Beach (Santa Barbara),
     accommodations, 723–725            Catalina Island), 613, 614          460
     beach, 743                       Devastated Area, 298                East West Players (Los
     restaurants, 737–738             Devil’s Kitchen, 301                  Angeles), 596
     shopping, 758                    Devils Postpile National            Eberle Winery (Paso Robles),
     sights and attractions,            Monument, 337–338                   446
        751–752                       De Young Museum (San                Ecotourism, 40
Cottonwood Springs, 688                 Francisco), 2, 130                Egyptian Theatre (Los Angeles),
Courthouse, Shasta, 291               Diamond Peak, 265                     604
Covered bridges, Nevada City,         Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, 379        El Camino Real, 388
  361                                 Di Rosa Preserve (Napa), 187        El Capitan, 318
Craft & Folk Art Museum               Disabilities, travelers with,       El Dorado, 365
  (Hollywood), 555                      36–37                             Electricity, 51
Credit cards, 33                      Discovery Museum & History          El Floridita (Los Angeles), 601
Crescent Beach, 259                     Center (Sacramento), 352          Elk (town), 232–234
Crescent City, 255–256                Disneyland, 630–632                 Elkhorn Slough Safari (Moss
Crissy Field (San Francisco),         Disneyland Resort, 627–642            Landing), 395
  135, 136                                 accommodations, 635–638        El Matador Beach, 573
Critter Country (Disneyland),              admission, hours, and infor-   El Pescador Beach, 573
  631                                         mation, 628–629             Elverhoj Museum (Solvang),
Crocker Art Museum                         FASTPASS system, 630             453
  (Sacramento), 353                        package deals, 629             E-mail, 42–43
Cross-country skiing                       restaurants, 638–642           The Embarcadero (San
     Lake Tahoe area, 267–268              seasons, 629–630                 Francisco), 69
     Lassen Volcanic National Park,        traveling to, 627                   restaurants, 102–104
        301                                visitor information, 627–628   Embassies and consulates, 51
     Yosemite National Park, 322      Disney’s California Adventure       Emerald Bay/Vikingsholm,
Crystal Bay, 274                        (Disneyland), 634–635               271, 273
Crystal Cave, 343                     D. L. Bliss State Park, 270, 273    Emergencies, 51
Crystal Cove State Park, 651          Dog Beach (San Diego), 746          Empire Mine State Historic
Currency and currency                 Doheny State Beach, 651               Park (Grass Valley), 363
  exchange, 49–50                     Domaine Chandon (Yountville),       Enchanted Loop Trail, 622
Custom House (Monterey), 392            190                               Encinitas, 764–766, 768
Customs regulations, 50               Doo Dah Parade (Pasadena), 30       Endert’s Beach, 259
Cuyamaca, Lake, 769–770               Doran Beach, 227                    The Endup (San Francisco), 145
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park,           Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los      Entry requirements, 22–24
  769                                   Angeles), 597                     EOS Estate Winery at Arciero
Cypress Point Lookout, 405            Downs Mansion (Sutter Creek),         Vineyards (Paso Robles),
                                        366                                 446–447
                                      Downtown Disney District            Equinox (San Francisco), 149
                                        (Disneyland), 634–635             Escorted tours, 43–44
                                                                                       INDEX       775

Eureka, 248–255                       Fish Hatchery (Mount Shasta),
Everitt Vista Turnout, 294
The Exploratorium (San Fran-
                                        294
                                      Fishing
                                                                         G   ainey Vineyard (Santa
                                                                           Ynez), The, 451
  cisco), 2, 130                          Big Bear Lake, 621             Gamble House (Los Angeles),
Exposition Park, 494                      Fort Bragg, 243                  566
                                          Half Moon Bay, 173             Ganna Walska Lotusland (Santa
                                          Lake Shasta, 293                 Barbara), 458
F   abulous Palm Springs Follies
   (Palm Springs), 681
                                          Lake Tahoe area, 270
                                          Los Angeles, 578–579
                                                                         Garland Regional Park, 414
                                                                         Garrapata State Park, 416–417
Fair Oaks Pharmacy (Pasadena),            Mammoth Lakes, 332             Gas House Museum (Death
   660                                    Monterey, 393                    Valley), 697
Fairytale Town (Sacramento),              Mount Shasta area, 295         Gaslamp Quarter (San Diego),
   352                                    Pismo Beach, 442                 748
Fallen Monarch, 344                       San Diego, 754                 Gasoline, 51–52
Families with children, 38                Santa Cruz, 382, 383           Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
     best accommodations for, 18          Sequoia and Kings Canyon         (Los Angeles), 604
     best vacation experiences for,          national parks, 344–345     Gay and lesbian travelers
       12–13                              Sierra National Forest, 380        information and resources,
     Los Angeles, accommodations,         Yosemite National Park, 321           37–38
       513                            Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, 172         Palm Springs, 671–672
     Santa Barbara, 463               Fivebrooks Pond, 220                   San Diego, 761
Fanny Bridge, 274                     Fleet Week (San Diego), 30             San Francisco, 28, 150
Fantasyland (Disneyland), 632         Flood Mansion (San Francisco),     Geary Theater (San Francisco),
Farmers markets                         128                                142
     Los Angeles, 545–546, 588        Flower Fields in Bloom at          The Geffen Contemporary at
     San Francisco, 123–124             Carlsbad Ranch, 26                 MOCA (Los Angeles), 558
     San Luis Obispo, 438             Foothill Drive-In Theater          Geffen Playhouse (Los
Far Niente (Oakville), 191              (Azusa), 661                       Angeles), 595
Fax machines, 54                      Forest Lawn Glendale, 563          General Sherman Tree, 342
Fern Canyon Trail, 259–260            Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills,       The Getty Center Los Angeles,
Ferndale, 246–248                       563                                546–547
Ferry Building Marketplace            Forest of Nisene Marks State       The Getty Villa Malibu, 547
   and Farmers Market (San              Park, 383                        Ghost Town (Knott’s Berry
   Francisco), 124, 139               Fort Bragg, 242–245                  Farm), 643–644
Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard         Fort Funston (San Francisco),      Giant Chessboard (Morro Bay),
   (Los Olivos), 451                    135                                436
Festival of Arts & Pageant of         Fort Humboldt State Historic       Giant Dipper (San Diego),
   the Masters (Laguna Beach),          Park, 249                          743–744, 750
   28, 648                            Fort Mason Center (San             Giant Forest, 342, 344, 345
Festival of Whales (Dana                Francisco), 134                  Giant Forest Museum, 340
   Point), 26                         Fort Point (San Francisco), 135    Gilroy Garlic Festival, 28
Festivals and special events,         Fort Ross State Historic Park,     Glacier Point, 319
   25–31                                229                              Glendale, 494
Fiesta Village (Knott’s Berry         49-Mile Scenic Drive (San          Glen Ellen, 208–209,
   Farm), 644                           Francisco), 133–134                211, 212, 215
Filbert Street Steps (San             Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail, 688   Glide Memorial United
   Francisco), 137                    Founders Grove, 246                  Methodist Church
Firehouse Number 1 Museum             Frank Family Vineyards               (San Francisco), 129
   (Nevada City), 360                   (St. Helena), 195                Glider rides, Solvang, 452
First Crush (San Francisco), 148      Freeman House (Los Angeles),       Gloria Ferrer Champagne
Fisherman’s Festival (Bodega            561                                Caves (Sonoma), 206–207
   Bay), 227                          Fresno, 377–378                    Goat Rock Beach, 229
Fisherman’s Wharf                     Fresno County Blossom Trail,       Gold and gold mining
     Monterey, 389, 392                 377                                  Coloma, 368
     San Francisco, 72, 140           Frommers.com, 41                       Grass Valley, 363
         accommodations, 90–92        Frontierland (Disneyland),             panning for gold
         restaurants, 108–110           631–632                                 (Jamestown), 376
         shopping, 141                Funderland (Sacramento), 352           Sutter Gold Mine, 367
         sightseeing, 124–125
776     INDEX

Gold Country, 358–376             Greystone Mansion (Los            Hiking. See also specific trails
    central, 364–370                Angeles), 560                        Big Bear Lake, 621–622
    northern, 360–364             Griffith Observatory (Los              Castle Crags State Park, 295
    southern, 370–376               Angeles), 548                        Death Valley, 701
Gold Discovery Museum             Griffith Park (Los Angeles),           Devils Postpile National
  (Coloma), 368                     490, 566                                Monument, 337–338
Gold Dust Lounge (San             Groundling Theater (Los                Joshua Tree National Park,
  Francisco), 147                   Angeles), 602                           685–686
Golden Dragon Parade              The Grove (Los Angeles),               Lake Tahoe area, 271
  (Los Angeles), 25                 546, 588                             Lassen Volcanic National Park,
Golden Gate Bridge (San           Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes                    301–302
  Francisco), 125                   Preserve, 443                        Lava Beds National
Golden Gate National Recre-       Gualala, 230–232                          Monument, 305
  ation Area (San Francisco),     Gualala River, 230                     Los Angeles, 580–581
  134–135                         Gump’s (San Francisco), 138            Mammoth Lakes, 329–330
Golden Gate Park (San                                                    Mojave National Preserve,
  Francisco), 126                                                           693
Golden Gate Promenade
  (San Francisco), 135
                                  H   adley’s Fruit Orchards
                                    (Cabazon), 658–659
                                                                         Muir Woods, 170
                                                                         Palm Springs area, 671
Golden Spur (Glendora), 661       Half Dome, 319                         Pinnacles National Monument,
The Golden State (Disneyland),    Half Moon Bay, 171–178                    424–425
  633                             The Half Moon Bay Art &                Redwood National and State
Gold Prospecting Adventures         Pumpkin Festival, 30                    Parks, 259–260
  (Jamestown), 376                Half Moon Bay State Beach,             San Diego area, 755
Golf                                172                                  Santa Barbara, 461
    best courses, 10              Hammer Museum (Los                     Santa Catalina Island, 614
    Big Bear Lake, 621              Angeles), 554–555                    Sequoia and Kings Canyon
    Bodega Bay, 227               Hank’s Bar (Los Angeles), 601             national parks, 343–344
    Carmel Valley, 414            Hans Christian Andersen                Trinity Alps, 292
    Half Moon Bay, 173              Museum (Solvang), 453                Yosemite National Park,
    Lake Tahoe area, 270–271      Harmony Borax Works (Death                318–321
    Los Angeles, 579–580            Valley), 696–697                Hillcrest & Uptown (San Diego)
    Morro Bay, 435                Harry Denton’s Starlight Room          accommodations, 713–715
    Mount Shasta area, 294          (San Francisco), 149                 restaurants, 728–731
    Napa, 188                     Headwater Trail, 298                   shopping, 757
    Orange Coast, 651             Health concerns, 35–36            Hillside Memorial Park (Los
    Pacific Grove, 400            Health insurance, 35                Angeles), 562
    Pebble Beach, 405–406         Heaps Peak Arboretum Trail,       Holbrooke Hotel (Grass Valley),
    San Diego, 754–755              622                               363
    Santa Barbara, 461            Hearst Castle (San Simeon),       Hole-in-the-Wall, 692
    Santa Cruz, 383                 426, 428–431                    Holiday Bowl (San Diego), 31
    Yosemite National Park, 321   Hearst Castle National            Holidays, 52
GO Los Angeles Card, 483            Geographic Theater              Hollywood, 490
Good Luck Bar (Los Angeles),        (San Simeon), 429                    accommodations, 513–515
  602                             Heavenly Resort, 265–266               restaurants, 532–539
Gordon Biersch Brewery            Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, 275        shopping, 588–590
  Restaurant (San Francisco),     Heinold’s First and Last Chance        sights and attractions,
  148                               Saloon (Oakland), 160                   555–557, 561
Go San Diego Card, 742            Hendry’s Beach, 460–461                visitor information, 482
Go San Francisco Card, 1, 68      Henry Cowell Redwoods State       Hollywood Bowl, 597
Grant Grove, 342, 344, 345          Park, 384                       Hollywood Christmas Parade
Grass Valley, 363–364             Henry Miller Memorial Library       (Los Angeles), 30
Grass Valley Museum, 363            (near Carmel), 418              Hollywood Film Festival
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre         Hermosa City Beach, 577             (Los Angeles), 30
  (Los Angeles), 547–548          The Hess Collection (Napa),       Hollywood Forever Cemetery,
Great America (near San Jose),      188                               562, 604
  180                             High Peaks Trail, 425             The Hollywood Museum,
Greens Sports Bar (San                                                555–556
  Francisco), 149–150                                               Hollywood Park Racetrack, 583
                                                                                     INDEX        777

Hollywood Pictures Backlot
  (Disneyland), 633–634
The HOLLYWOOD Sign,
                                  I ce skating
                                       Big Bear Lake, 623
                                                                     Joshua Tree National Park,
                                                                       681–687
                                                                     Joss House State Historic Park,
  548–549                              Lake Tahoe area, 268            292
Hollywood Walk of Fame, 549            Yosemite National Park, 321   Jughandle State Reserve, 236
Holmby Hills, 488                 Immigration and customs            Julian, 12, 768–770
Holy Cross Cemetery                  clearance, 31–32                Julian Cider Mill, 769
  (Los Angeles), 562              Immortal Tree, 246                 Julian Pie Company, 769
Homewood, 273                     The Improv (Los Angeles), 602      Julian Pioneer Museum, 769
Homewood Mountain Resort,         Incline Recreation Center, 270     Julia Pfeiffer Burns State
  266                             Indian Canyons, 668                  Park, 418
Hoopa Tribal Museum (Arcata),     Indian Trails (Knott’s Berry       Jumbo Rocks, 684–685
  251–252                            Farm), 645–646                  Jumping Frog Jubilee (Angels
Horseback riding                  In-line skating                      Camp), 371
    Big Bear Lake, 622                 Los Angeles, 582              June Mountain Ski Area, 332
    Bodega Bay, 227                    San Diego, 756                Juniper Canyon Trail, 425
    Half Moon Bay, 173                 Santa Barbara, 461            Junípero Serra Museum (San
    Lake Tahoe area, 271–272      Insurance, 34–35                     Diego), 749–750
    Los Angeles, 578, 581         International Surfing Museum       Justice Brothers Racing
    Mammoth Lakes, 330               (Newport Beach), 653              Museum (Duarte), 661
    Mendocino, 236                Internet access, 42–43             Justin Vineyards & Winery
    Palm Springs area, 669–670    Inyo Craters Trail, 330              (Paso Robles), 447
    Pismo Beach, 442              Ironstone Vineyards (Murphys),
    Sequoia and Kings Canyon         372
      national parks, 345
    Yosemite National Park, 321
                                  Islas los Coronados, 754
                                  Itineraries, suggested, 56–65
                                                                     K   aiser Wilderness, 379
                                                                     Kamikaze Downhill Trail, 330
Horse racing, Los Angeles, 583    Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce            Kayaking
Horses, miniature, 453               (Los Angeles), 598                  Angel Island, 169
Horton Plaza (San Diego), 748                                            Channel Islands National
Hot-air ballooning
    Lake Tahoe area, 268
    Mammoth Lakes, 329
                                  J ack Douglass Saloon
                                    (Columbia), 374
                                                                            Park, 476
                                                                         Eureka, 249
                                                                         Fort Bragg, 243
    Napa Valley, 190              Jack London Square (Oakland),          Gualala River, 230
    Palm Springs, 667               160                                  Lake Tahoe area, 269
    San Diego, 753                Jack London State Historic Park        Lassen Volcanic National Park,
House of Blues (Los Angeles),       (Glen Ellen), 208                       301
  600                             Jackson, 368–369                       Los Angeles, 581
House-swapping, 47                Jade Cove, 419                         Mammoth Lakes, 330
Howland Hill Road, 259            Jake Jackson Memorial                  Mendocino, 236
Humboldt Bay, 248–249               Museum—Trinity                       Monterey, 393
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife      County Historical Park               Morro Bay, 436
  Refuge, 249                       (Weaverville), 292                   Newport Beach, 651
Humboldt Redwoods State           Jamestown, 375–376                     Point Reyes National
  Park, 246                       Japanese Tea Garden (San                  Seashore, 222
Humboldt State University           Francisco), 127                      Santa Cruz, 383
  Natural History Museum          Jazz at Pearl’s (San Francisco),   Keane Wonder Mill, 768
  (Arcata), 251                     145–146                          Keane Wonder Spring Trail, 768
Huntington Beach, 647, 648        JazzTrax Festival (Santa           Kelso Depot, 691
Huntington City Beach, 650          Catalina Island), 612            Kelso Dunes, 691
Huntington Lake Recreation        Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance        Kennedy Tailing Wheels Park
  Area, 379–380                     Theater, 760                       (Jackson), 368–369
Huntington Library, Art Collec-   Jenner, 229                        Kenwood, 209–211
  tions & Botanical Gardens       John Anson Ford Amphitheatre       Kenwood Vineyards, 209–210
  (Los Angeles), 567                (Los Angeles), 597               Keys View, 685
Huntington State Beach,           John Muir Trail, 319, 338, 344     Kings Beach State Recreation
  650–651                         John Muir Wilderness, 379            Area, 274
Hurricane Harbor (Valencia),      Joseph Phelps Vineyards            Kings River, 344, 345
  551                               (St. Helena), 194                Kirkwood, 266
778      INDEX

Knight’s Foundry (Sutter               La Quinta. See also Palm                layout of, 483–484
  Creek), 366                            Springs Desert Resorts                main arteries and streets, 484
The Knitting Factory (Los                   accommodations, 677                money-saving tourist passes,
  Angeles), 600                        Lassen Peak, 298                           483
Knott’s Berry Farm, 642–647            Lassen Peak Trail, 301–302              neighborhoods, 485, 488,
Knott’s Soak City (Palm                Lassen Volcanic National Park,             490, 494, 496
  Springs), 667                          298–304                               newspapers and magazines,
Knott’s Soak City Water Park           L.A. Theatre Works (Los                    498–499
  (Knott’s Berry Farm), 646              Angeles), 596                         nightlife, 593–605
Kodak Theatre (Los Angeles),           Laugh Factory (Los Angeles),                 bars and cocktail
  595                                    602                                           lounges, 600–601
Kraft Nabisco Championship             Lava Beds National Monument,                 club and music scene,
  (Rancho Mirage), 26                    304–305                                       598–599
Kruse Rhododendron Reserve,            La Verne, 661                                comedy clubs, 602–603
  229                                  Lawrence Hall of Science                     dance clubs, 600–601
Kunde Estate Winery                      (Berkeley), 152                            movies, 604–605
  (Kenwood), 209                       Leadbetter Beach, 460                        performing arts, 594–597
                                       Legal aid, 52                                restaurants and diners,
                                       Legion of Honor (San Francisco),                602–603
L  a Brea Avenue (Los Angeles),
  585–586
                                         130–131
                                       LEGOLAND California, 766
                                                                               organized tours, 569–572
                                                                               outdoor pursuits, 577–582
La Brea Tar Pits (Los Angeles),        Leo S. Bing Theater (Los                parks and gardens, 566–569
  549–550                                Angeles), 604                         police, 499
L.A. Central Library, 564–565          Levende Lounge (San Fran-               post offices, 499
Lady Bird Johnson Grove Loop,            cisco), 146                           restaurants, 520–545
  260                                  Library Tower (US Bank Tower;                late-night, 603–604
Laemmle’s Sunset 5 (Los                  Los Angeles), 565                     shopping, 584–594
  Angeles), 604                        Limantour, 220                          side trips from, 606–657
Laguna Art Museum (Laguna              Lincoln Park (San Francisco),           sights and attractions,
  Beach), 653                            135                                      545–577
Laguna Beach, 647, 650                 Little River, 239–240                   spectator sports, 582–584
La Jolla, 704                          Little Tokyo (Los Angeles), 490         transportation, 496–498
     accommodations,                   The Living Desert Zoo &                 traveling to, 477, 480–482
        719, 721–723                     Gardens (Palm Desert),                visitor information, 482–483
     restaurants, 734–737                670                                   weather information, 499
     shopping, 758                     Lombard Street (San Francisco),         what’s new in, 4–6
     sights and attractions,             125–126                           Los Angeles County Fair, 29
        750–751                        Lone Cypress tree, 405              Los Angeles County Museum of
La Jolla Cove, 744                     Long Beach, 606–608                   Art (LACMA), 556
La Jolla Music Society, 760            Long Beach Blues Festival, 29       Los Angeles Film Festival,
La Jolla Playhouse, 759                Los Angeles, 477–605. See also        27–28
La Jolla Shores, 744                     specific neighborhoods            Los Angeles International
La Jolla SummerFest, 29                     accommodations, 499–519          Airport (LAX), 477, 480
Lake Casitas Recreation Area,               architectural highlights,          accommodations near,
  468                                          559–566                            505–506
Lake Shasta Caverns, 293–294                area codes, 498                Los Angeles Opera, 597
Lakeside Park (Oakland), 160                babysitters, 498               Los Angeles Philharmonic, 597
Lake Tahoe area, 262–288                    beaches, 573–577               Los Angeles Zoo, 568
     accommodations, 274–284                business hours, 498            Los Feliz, 494
     nightlife, 288                         cemeteries, 562–563            Los Olivos, 451–453, 455–457
     restaurants, 284–288                   climate, 24                    Lost and found, 52
     sights and activities, 265–274         doctors and dentists, 498      Lost Horse Mine Trail, 685
          summer activities,                downtown, 490                  Lost-luggage insurance, 35
             268–274                             accommodations,           Lost Palms Oasis Trail, 685
          winter activities, 265–268                515–517                Lover’s Point (Pacific Grove),
     traveling to, 264–265                       restaurants, 539–542        399
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare                           shopping, 591–593         Lyons Trail, 305
  Festival, 274                                  sights and attractions,   Lyon Street Steps (San
Land’s End (San Francisco), 135                     557–558, 562–566         Francisco), 137
La Piedra Beach, 573                        emergencies, 498
                                                                                    INDEX       779

                                   Mendocino Coast Botanical         Mom’s Pies (Julian), 769
M 243
     acKerricher State Park,         Gardens (Fort Bragg), 242
                                   Mendocino Headlands State
                                                                     Monarch butterflies
                                                                         Pacific Grove, 400
Madonna Inn (San Luis                Park, 235                           Pismo Beach, 442–443
  Obispo), 438                     Menghini Winery (Julian), 769     Monarch Wilderness, 379
The Magic Theatre (San             Mercer Caverns (near              Money matters, 33–34
  Francisco), 142                    Murphys), 372                   Mono Basin Scenic Area
Mail, 52–53                        Meridian Vineyards (Paso           Visitors Center, 333
Main Street U.S.A. (Disneyland),     Robles), 447                    Mono Lake, 332
  630                              Merritt, Lake (Oakland),          Montana de Oro State Park,
Malakoff Diggins State Historic      158, 160                         435–436
  Park (Nevada City), 360–361      Métier (San Francisco), 138       Monterey, 388–399
Malashock Dance (San Diego),       The Metreon (San Francisco),          accommodations, 393–397
  760                                128                                 getting around, 389
Malibu, 485                        Mickey’s Toontown                     outdoor pursuits, 393
    restaurants with ocean           (Disneyland), 632                   restaurants, 397–399
       views, 524                  Mid Hills, 692                        sights and activities, 389,
Malibu Creek State Park, 578       Mineral King, 343                        392–393
Malibu Lagoon State Beach,         Mingei International Museum           traveling to, 388–389
  575                                (San Diego), 745                    visitor information, 389
Mammoth Lakes, 329–337             Mirror Lake, 318–319              Monterey Bay Aquarium, 392
Mammoth Lakes Jazz                 Mission Basilica San Diego de     Monterey Jazz Festival, 29
  Jubilee, 28                        Alcalá, 750                     Monterey Peninsula, 381
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area,         Mission Bay and the Beaches       Monterey State Historic Park,
  329                                (San Diego)                      392
Manchester State Park, 236             accommodations, 716–719       Montez, Lola, 363
Manhattan State Beach, 577             restaurants, 732–734          Moonlight Beach, 765
Manzanita Lake, 302                    shopping, 758                 Moonstone Beach, 430
Mariachi USA Festival (Los             sights and attractions, 750   Morongo Casino, Resort and
  Angeles), 27                     Mission Bay Park (San Diego),      Spa (Cabazon), 681
Marina del Rey, 485, 488             744                             Moro Rock, 343
Marina Green (San Francisco),      Mission Beach (San Diego),        Morris Graves Museum of Art
  135                                743–744                          (Eureka), 248
Marine Gardens Park (Pacific       Mission Dolores (San              Morro Bay, 435–437
  Grove), 399                        Francisco), 127                 Morro Bay Aquarium, 436
Mariposa Grove, 320                Mission Plaza (San Luis           Morro Bay State Park, 435
Maritime Museum (San Diego),         Obispo), 439                    Morro Rock, 435
  748                              Mission San Buenaventura          Morro Strand State Beach, 435
Maritime Museum of                   (Ventura), 471–472              Mosaic Canyon, 698
  Monterey, 392                    Mission San Carlos Borromèo       Moss Landing, 395
Mark Taper Forum (Los                del Carmelo, 407                Mountain biking. See Biking
  Angeles), 594                    Mission San Francisco Solano       and mountain biking
Marriott’s Timber Lodge &            de Sonoma, 207                  Mountain climbing, Mount
  Grand Residence Club             Mission San Juan Capistrano,       Shasta area, 295
  (Lake Tahoe), 277                  653                             Mt. Rose, 266
Marshall Gold Discovery State      Mission San Luis Obispo de        Mount Shasta and environs,
  Historic Park, 368                 Tolosa, 438–439                  288–298
Maverick Beach, 172                Mission Santa Ines (Solvang),         accommodations, 296–297
McArthur-Burney Falls Memo-          452–453                             outdoor pursuits, 294–296
  rial State Park, 297–298         Mission Valley (San Diego). See       restaurants, 297
McCallum Theatre for the             Old Town & Mission Valley       Mount Shasta Board & Ski
  Performing Arts (Palm            Mist Trail, 319                    Park, 295–296
  Desert), 681                     Mitchell Caverns, 691–692         Mud baths, Calistoga, 197
McClendon Ford, 255                MOCA Pacific Design Center        Muir Woods, 170–171
Medical insurance, 35                (Los Angeles), 558              Muni (San Francisco Municipal
Medical requirements for           Mojave National Preserve,          Transportation Agency), 74
  entry, 23–24                       690–694                         Municipal Boathouse
Mendocino, 12, 234–241             Mokelumne Hill, 369                (Oakland), 160
Mendocino Art Center, 235
780     INDEX

Municipal Wharf (Santa Cruz),     Nectar Wine Lounge (San          Ocean View Boulevard (Pacific
 382                                Francisco), 148–149              Grove), 400
Murphys, 372–373                  Nelder Grove of Giant            Octagon House (San Francisco),
Museum of Contemporary Art,         Sequoias, 380                    128
 Los Angeles (MOCA),              Nepenthe (near Carmel), 423      Ojai, 12
 557–558                          Neptune’s Kingdom (Santa         Ojai Music Festival, 27, 467
Museum of Contemporary Art          Cruz), 382                     Ojai Valley, 467–471
 San Diego (MCASD), 751           Nevada City, 12, 360–363         Old Faithful Geyser of Califor-
Museum of Contemporary Art        Nevada Shoreline, 271              nia (St. Helena), 195
 San Diego Downtown,              Nevada Theatre (Nevada City),    Old Globe Theatre (San Diego),
 748–748                            360                              759
Museum of Photographic Arts       Newberry Springs, 694            Old Monterey Marketplace,
 (San Diego), 745                 New Brighton State Beach, 383      389
Museum of Television and          New Orleans Square (Disney-      Old Sacramento, 350
 Radio (Los Angeles), 605           land), 631                     Old Spanish Days Fiesta (Santa
Museum of the American West       Newport Beach, 647, 648,           Barbara), 29
 (Los Angeles), 556                 650, 651                       Old Town (San Diego), accom-
Museum of Tolerance               Newton B. Drury Scenic Park-       modations, 715–716
 (Los Angeles), 555                 way, 259                       Old Town and Mission Valley
Museums, best, 14–15              New Year’s Eve Torchlight          (San Diego)
Mushpot Cave, 305                   Parade (Big Bear Lake), 31         restaurants, 731–732
Music Center of Los Angeles       Nipton, 694                          shopping, 757–758
 County, 594                      Nisei Week Japanese Festival         sights and attractions,
Mustard Festival (Napa              (Los Angeles), 29                     749–750
 Valley), 26                      North Coast Brewing Company      Old Town State Historic Park
                                    (Fort Bragg), 242–243            (San Diego), 753, 760
                                  North County beach towns,        One-Log House, 246
N
Napa
    acional (Los Angeles), 600      761–768
                                  The northern California
                                                                   Orange Coast, 647–657
                                                                   Orpheum Theatre (Los
    accommodations, 198–201         coast, 3–4                       Angeles), 595
    restaurants, 203, 205         The northern coast, 217–261      Ostrich Land (Buellton), 453
    wineries and other attrac-    North Park Theatre (San          Oxbow Market (Napa), 187
       tions, 186–190               Diego), 759
Napa Premium Outlets, 187         Northstar-at-Tahoe, 266–267
Napa Valley, 183–205
    accommodations, 196–201
                                  North Star Mining Museum
                                    (Grass Valley), 363
                                                                   P  acific Asia Museum
                                                                     (Pasadena), 559
    restaurants, 201–205          North Tahoe Regional Park, 268   Pacific Beach, 744
    seasons, 186                  Norton Simon Museum of Art       Pacific Crest Trail, 292, 338,
    traveling to, 183–184           (Pasadena), 558                  340, 344, 621
    visitor information, 184      The Nuart Theater (Los           Pacific Design Center
    wineries and other attrac-      Angeles), 605                    (Los Angeles), 560
       tions, 186–196                                              Pacific Grove, 12, 399–404
Napa Valley Olive Oil Manufac-                                     Pacific Grove Museum of Nat-
 turing Company (St. Helena),
 193
                                  O  akland, 158–163
                                  Oakland International
                                                                     ural History, 400
                                                                   Pacific Park (Los Angeles), 550
National Children’s Forest, 622    Airport, 67                     Package deals, 43
National Date Festival (Indio),   Oakland Museum of California,    Page Museum at the La Brea
 25–26                             160–161                           Tar Pits, 549–550
National Hotel (Jackson), 368     Oakville, 191                    Painted Cave (Valdez Cave),
National Steinbeck Center         Oakville Grocery Co., 204          475
 (Monterey), 389                  Oasis Date Gardens, 672          Painted Ladies (San Francisco),
Natural Bridges State Beach,      Oasis Visitor Center (Joshua       128
 382                               Tree National Park), 684        Palace of Fine Arts (San
Natural History Museum of Los     Ocean Beach (San Diego), 743       Francisco), 128
 Angeles County, 558              Ocean Beach (San Francisco),     Palm Desert. See also Palm
Nature Center at Happy Isles,      135, 136                          Springs Desert Resorts
 318                              Ocean Front Walk                     accommodations, 676–677
NBC Studios (Burbank),                San Diego, 744                   restaurants, 679–680
 569, 573                             Venice, 553–554
                                                                                   INDEX        781

Palm Springs, 663, 665. See       PETCO Park (San Diego), 748
  also Palm Springs Desert
  Resorts
                                  Petersen Automotive Museum
                                    (Los Angeles), 556–557
                                                                    R   afting. See also White-
                                                                      water rafting
    accommodations, 672–673       Petrified Forest, 195                  Lake Tahoe area, 272
    gay and lesbian life in,      Petrol, 51–52                          Sacramento, 353
       671–672                    Pets, traveling with, 39               Sequoia and Kings Canyon
    restaurants, 678–679          Pfeiffer Beach, 418                       national parks, 345
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway,      Pfeiffer–Big Sur State Park,           Trinity Alps, 293
  670                               418, 421                             Yosemite National Park,
Palm Springs Desert Museum,       PGA West TPC Stadium Course               321–322
  670–671                           (La Quinta), 666                Railtown 1897 State Historic
Palm Springs Desert Resorts,      Philharmonia Baroque Orches-        Park (Jamestown), 375
  663–681. See also specific        tra (San Francisco), 142        Rainbow Falls, 337
  cities and resorts              Phipps Country Store and Farm     Rancho Mirage. See also Palm
    accommodations, 672–678         (Half Moon Bay), 174              Springs Desert Resorts
    en route to the, 658–659      Piedras Blancas, 430–431               accommodations, 676
    exploring the area, 670–671   PIER 39 (San Francisco),          Ravenswood Winery (Sonoma),
    golf courses, 666–667           124–125                           208
    nightlife, 680–681            Pillar Point Marsh, 172           REDCAT (Los Angeles), 596
    orientation, 665–666          Pine Ridge Trail, 416             Redding, 290–292
    outdoor activities, 667–670   Pink Lady (Eureka), 248           Redondo State Beach, 577
    restaurants, 678–680          Pinnacles National Monument,      Redwood Coast Dixieland Jazz
    shopping, 671                   423–425                           Festival (Eureka), 26
    traveling to, 665             Pioneer Cemetery (Julian), 769    Redwood National and State
    visitor information, 665      Pioneer Yosemite History            Parks, 256–261
Palm Tropics (Glendora), 661        Center, 319                     Redwood Park (Arcata), 251
Panino (Los Olivos), 456          Pismo Beach, 442–445              Republic of California, 290
Panorama Dome Trail, 329–330      Plaza del Pasado (San Diego),     Restaurants, best, 18–21
Pan Pacific Park (Los Angeles),     749, 757–758                    Restrooms, 55
  566                             Pleasure Point Beach, 382         Return of the Swallows (San
Pantages Theatre (Los             PlumpJack Winery (Oakville),        Juan Capistrano), 26
  Angeles), 595                     191                             Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Paradise Cove, 574                Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego), 31     (San Diego), 745, 747
Paradise Pier (Disneyland), 633   Point Arena Lighthouse &          Road’s End, 343, 344
Paradise Valley Trail, 344          Museum, 230                     Robert Mondavi Winery
Paramount Pictures (Los           Point Bennett, 475–476              (Oakville), 191
  Angeles), 569                   Point Lobos State Reserve, 416    Robertson Boulevard
Paramount Studios (Los            Point Loma, 754                     (Los Angeles), 586
  Angeles), 573                   Point Pinos Lighthouse (Pacific   Rock climbing
Paramount Theatre (Oakland),        Grove), 399                          Joshua Tree National Park,
  160                             Point Reyes Bird Observatory,             686
Parasailing, Lake Tahoe area,       222                                  Yosemite National Park, 322
  269                             Point Reyes Lighthouse, 218       Rodeo Drive (Los Angeles),
Pasadena and environs, 494        Point Reyes National Seashore,      586–587
    accommodations, 518–519         217–226                         Rollins Lake, 363
    restaurants, 543–545          Point Sur Lighthouse, 417         Rose Garden (Berkeley), 154
    sights and attractions,       Police, 53                        Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
       558–559, 566               Potomac, USS (Oakland), 161         & Planetarium (San Jose),
    visitor information, 482      The Presidio (San Francisco),       179
Pasadena Playhouse, 595             136                             Route 66, 659–663
Paso Robles, 445–450              Primm, 697                        Route 66 museum (Barstow),
Paso Robles Wine Festival, 27     Punch Bowl, 236                     693
Passports, 22–23, 53                                                The Roxy Theatre (Los Ange-
Patrick’s Point State Park, 253                                       les), 599
Pebble Beach, 404–407
Penny Island, 229
                                  Q   uail Botanical Gardens
                                    (Encinitas), 766
                                                                    Royal Gorge Cross-Country Ski
                                                                      Resort, 267
Percy French Trail, 246           The Queen Mary (Long Beach),      Rubicon Estate (Rutherford),
Pescadero Marsh Natural             606, 607                          192–193
  Preserve, 172                   Quixote (Napa), 189               Ruby Skye (San Francisco), 145
782      INDEX

Russian Gulch State Park, 236             nightlife, 758–761           Financial District, 69, 72
Rutherford, 191–193                       outdoor pursuits, 753–756         accommodations, 85
    accommodations, 199–200               police, 708                       restaurants, 102–104
                                          post offices, 708            finding an address in, 69
                                          restaurants, 725–738         Fisherman’s Wharf and
S   acramento, 349–358
Sacramento Jazz Festival,
                                          shopping, 757–758
                                          sightseeing tours, 752–753
                                                                          environs, 72, 140
                                                                            accommodations, 90–92
  350, 352                                taxes, 708                        restaurants, 108–110
Sacramento Zoo, 352                       transportation, 705–707           shopping, 141
Safety, 36                                traveling to, 700–701             sightseeing, 124–125
Sailing                                   visitor information, 703     Haight-Ashbury, 74
     Los Angeles, 581                 San Diego Air & Space                 accommodations, 94–95
     San Diego area, 755–756            Museum, 747                         restaurants, 114–115
St. George Hotel (Volcano), 370       San Diego Aircraft Carrier       hospitals, 77
St. Helena, 12, 193–194                 Museum, 749                    Japantown, 73
     accommodations, 198, 200,        San Diego Ballet, 760                 restaurant, 113
        201                           San Diego–Coronado Bay           layout of, 69
     restaurants, 202, 204, 205         Bridge, 751–752                Marina District, 72–73
St. Helena Premier Outlets, 193       San Diego County Fair, 27             restaurants, 110–113
St. James Episcopal Church            San Diego Museum of Art          Mission District, 73–74
  (Sonora), 375                         (SDMA), 747                         accommodations, 88
St. Supéry Winery (Rutherford),       San Diego Natural History             restaurants, 118–119
  192                                   Museum (SDNHM), 747                 sightseeing, 132
Salt Creek Beach Park, 651            San Diego Opera, 760             money-saving passes, 68,
Salt Creek Nature Trail, 698          San Diego Passport, 742             74–75
Salt Creek pupfish, 697               San Diego Symphony, 760          neighborhoods, 69–73
Salt Point State Park, 229            San Diego Wild Animal Park,           sightseeing, 131–132
Samuel Oschin Planetarium               738, 741                       nightlife, 141–150
  (Los Angeles), 548                  San Diego Zoo, 741–742           Nob Hill, 72
San Andreas Fault, 220                San Fernando Valley, 494, 496         accommodations, 88–90
San Bernardino, 663                       accommodations, 517–518           restaurants, 105–106
San Bernardino National                   restaurants, 542–543              sightseeing, 132
  Forest, 621                         San Francisco, 66–150            North Beach, 72
San Buenaventura City Hall,               accommodations, 78–95             accommodations, 90–92
  472                                     architectural highlights,         restaurants, 106–108
Sand Dollar Beach, 419                       128–129                        shopping, 141
Sand Dunes, 698                           cable cars, 75, 122–123,          sightseeing, 132
Sand Harbor, 274                             129–130                   organized tours, 133–134
San Diego, 700–761. See also              The Castro, 74                    Segway tours, 123
  specific neighborhoods                       accommodations, 94–95   outdoor pursuits, 136–137
     accommodations, 708–725                   restaurants, 117–118    Pacific Heights, 73
     area codes, 707                           shopping, 140                accommodations, 92–93
     babysitters, 707                          sightseeing, 131–132    parking, 76–77
     beaches, 743–744                     Chinatown, 72                post offices, 78
     climate, 24                               restaurants, 104–105    restaurants, 95–119
     doctors and dentists, 707                 sightseeing, 132        Richmond and Sunset
     downtown, 704                        Civic Center, 73, 128           districts, 74
          accommodations,                      accommodations, 93–94        restaurants, 115–117
             708, 711–713                      restaurants, 113–114    Russian Hill, 72
          restaurants, 725–728            climate, 24                       restaurants, 105–106
          shopping, 757                   Cow Hollow, 73               safety, 78
          sights and attractions,              accommodations, 92–93   shopping, 138–141
             748–749                           restaurants, 110–113    sights and attractions,
     emergencies, 707                     doctors and dentists, 77        119–136
     exploring, 745–753                   drugstores, 77               SoMa, 73
     gay and lesbian travelers, 761       The Embarcadero, 69               accommodations, 85–88
     hospitals, 707–708                        restaurants, 102–104         restaurants, 100–102
     layout of, 703                       emergencies, 77                   shopping, 139
     neighborhoods, 704–705
                                                                                     INDEX        783

     taxes, 78                      Santa Barbara County               Scuba diving
     toilets, 78                      Courthouse, 458                      Channel Islands National
     transportation, 74–77          Santa Barbara Family Vacation             Park, 476
     traveling to, 66–67              Center, 463                          Monterey, 393
     Union Square, 69               Santa Barbara International            San Diego, 756
          accommodations, 78–85       Film Festival, 25                    Santa Catalina Island, 614
          restaurants, 95–100       Santa Barbara Island, 476          Sea kayaking
          shopping, 138             Santa Barbara Mission, 460             Angel Island, 169
     visitor information, 68        Santa Barbara Museum of Art,           Channel Islands National
     what’s new in, 1–2               458                                     Park, 476
San Francisco Ballet, 142           Santa Barbara Zoo, 460                 Eureka, 249
San Francisco Bay Area,             Santa Catalina Island,                 Fort Bragg, 243
  2–3, 151–182                        12, 608–618                          Gualala River, 230
San Francisco Brewing                    accommodations, 614–616           Lake Tahoe area, 269
  Company, 148                           bars, 617–618                     Lassen Volcanic National
San Francisco CityPass, 1, 68            exploring, 612–614                   Park, 301
San Francisco International              getting around, 611–612           Los Angeles, 581
  Airport (SFO), 66                      orientation, 611                  Mammoth Lakes, 330
San Francisco International              restaurants, 616–617              Mendocino, 236
  Film Festival, 26                      shopping, 618                     Monterey, 393
San Francisco Lesbian, Gay,              traveling to, 610–611             Morro Bay, 436
  Bisexual, Transgender             Santa Cruz, 381–388                    Newport Beach, 651
  Pride Parade, 28                  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk,            Point Reyes National
San Francisco Maritime                382                                     Seashore, 222
  National Historical Park, 131     Santa Cruz Island, 475                 Santa Cruz, 383
San Francisco Museum of Mod-        Santa Cruz Surfing Museum,         Seal and Bird Rocks, 405
  ern Art (SFMOMA), 131, 139          382                              Seal Beach, 647, 648
San Francisco–Oakland Bay           Santa Monica and the Beaches,      Seal Rocks (San Francisco), 135
  Bridge, 128–129                     485, 558                         Seasons, 24–25
San Francisco Opera, 142                 accommodations, 500–505       SeaWorld San Diego, 742–743
San Francisco Symphony, 143              restaurants, 520–525          Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery
San Francisco Zoo (& Children’s          shopping, 590–592               (Sonoma), 207
  Zoo), 133                              sights and attractions, 559   Segway rentals, Santa Monica,
San Gabriel Mountains, 662               visitor information, 482        580
San Jose, 178–182                   Santa Monica Mountains, 580        Segway tours, San Francisco,
San Jose Historical Museum,         Santa Monica Museum of Art           123
  179                                 at Bergamot Station, 558         Self-Realization Fellowship
San Jose Museum of Art, 179         Santa Monica Pier (Los               (Encinitas), 765
San Juan Bautista, 387–388            Angeles), 550                    Senior travelers, 38
San Juan Bautista State His-        Santa Monica State Beach, 574      Sentinel Bridge, 318
  toric Park, 388                   Santana Row (San Jose), 180        Sequoia and Kings Canyon
San Juan Capistrano, 647, 648,      Santa Rosa, 475                      national parks, 340–348
  650, 653                          Santa Rosa Chapel and Ceme-            en route to, 338–340
San Luis Obispo, 437–442              tery (Cambria), 430              Sequoia Audubon Trail, 172
San Miguel, 475–476                 Santa Ynez Canyon, 581             17-mile Drive, 404–405
San Simeon, 426–429                 Santa Ynez Valley, 450–452         Seven Falls/Inspiration Point
Santa Anita Racetrack               Sausalito, 163–167                   Trail, 461
  (Arcadia), 583                    Sausalito Art Festival, 29         Seymour Marine Discovery
Santa Barbara, 457–467              Sawyer Cellars (Rutherford),         Center (Santa Cruz), 383
     accommodations, 462–465          192                              SFMOMA MuseumStore
     outdoor activities, 461–462    Schindler House (Los Angeles),       (San Francisco), 139
     restaurants, 465–467             560                              Shafer Vineyards (Napa),
     shopping, 462                  Schonchin Butte, 305                 189–190
     sights and attractions,        Schramsberg (St. Helena),          Shakespeare Santa Cruz, 382
        458–461                       195–196                          Shasta (town), 290, 291
     traveling to, 457              Scotts Flat Lake, 363              Shasta, Lake, 293–294
     visitor information, 457–458   Scotty’s Castle & the Gas          Shasta, Mount, 294
Santa Barbara Botanic                 House Museum (Death              Shasta Dam and Power
  Garden, 460                         Valley), 697                       Plant, 293
784     INDEX

Shirley Lake, 271                 Sonoma Valley, 205–216                Sunstone Vineyards and Winery
Shoreline Park (Santa Barbara),       accommodations, 210–212             (Santa Ynez), 451–452
  461–462                             restaurants, 212–216              Surfing
Shrine Drive-Thru Tree, 246           wineries and other attractions,       Huntington Beach, 648
Sierra-at-Tahoe, 267                     206–210                            Los Angeles, 582
Sierra National Forest,           Sonora, 374–375                           Newport Beach, International
  378–380                         Sony Pictures Studio Tour                   Surfing Museum, 653
Sierra Nevada Range, winter         (Los Angeles), 569                      San Diego, 744, 756
  driving in the, 332             South Carlsbad State Beach,               Santa Cruz, 382, 383
Sierra Summit Ski Area, 380         765                                 Surfrider Beach, 574
Silent Movie Theatre (Los         South Coast, 647–657                  Surrey cycling, Santa Barbara,
  Angeles), 605                   South Entrance (Yosemite),              461
Silver Strand (San Diego), 743      310–313                             Sustainable tourism/
Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz     Southern California desert,             ecotourism, 40
  Festival (Los Angeles), 29–30     658–699                             Sutter Creek, 366–367
The Simpsons Ride (Los            Southern Yosemite Mountain            Sutter Gold Mine, 367
  Angeles), 552                     Guides, 320                         Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
Siskiyou, Lake, 296               Spaceland (Los Angeles), 599            (Sacramento), 353
Sisson Museum (Mount              Spa Resort Casino (Palm               Swami’s Beach, 765
  Shasta), 294                      Springs), 681                       Swanson Vineyards & Winery
Six Flags California (Magic       Special events and festivals,           (Rutherford), 192
  Mountain and Hurricane Har-       25–31                               Sweeney Ridge (San Francisco),
  bor) (Valencia), 550–551        Spec’s (San Francisco), 147             135
Skiing. See also Cross-country    Spooner Lake Cross Country            Sweetwater Marsh National
  skiing                            Ski Area, 268                         Wildlife Refuge, 754
    Big Bear Lake, 622–623        Spotlight 29 (Coachella), 681
    Lake Tahoe area, 265–267      Squaw Valley USA, 267, 274
    Mammoth Lakes,
       329, 330, 332
                                  Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
                                    (Napa), 189
                                                                        T  ahoe, Lake, 262, 264. See
                                                                          also Lake Tahoe area
    Mount Shasta, 295–296         The Standard Downtown                      drive around, 273–274
    Sequoia and Kings Canyon        (Los Angeles), 601                  Tahoe City, 274
       national parks, 345        Star Shoes (Los Angeles), 601              accommodations, 279–284
    Sierra National Forest, 380   Stearns Wharf (Santa Barbara),             restaurants, 286–288
    Yosemite National Park, 322     460                                 Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area,
Skunk Train, 243                  Sterling Vineyards (St. Helena),        267–268
Skybar (Los Angeles), 601           196                                 Tahoe National Forest,
Smith River National Recre-       Stinson Beach, 220                      363–364
  ation Area, 255                 Stow Lake (San Francisco), 127        Tahquitz Canyon, 671
Smoking, 53                       Strawberry Hill (San Francisco),      Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort
Snorkeling                          127                                   (Palm Springs), 669
    San Diego, 756                Strybing Arboretum & Botani-          Tail o’ the Pup (Los Angeles),
    Santa Catalina Island, 614      cal Gardens (San Francisco),          561
Snowboarding, 330, 624–625          127                                 Tallac Historic Site, 273
Snowmobiling, Lake Tahoe          The Stud (San Francisco), 150         Tall Trees Trail, 260
  area, 268                       Student travelers, 39                 Tamalpais, Mount, 170–171
Snowshoeing, 302, 322, 345        Sugar Bowl, 267                       Taxes, 53–54
Snow Summit (Big Bear Lake),      Sugar Pine Point State Park,          Taylor Creek Snow Park, 268
  622                               270                                 Teatro ZinZanni (San
Snow Valley Ski Resort            Sugar Pine State Park, 273              Francisco), 143
  (Arrowbear), 623                Sulphur Works, 301                    Tech Museum of Innovation
Soda Springs, 321, 337            Summerwood Winery & Inn                 (San Jose), 179
Solana Beach, 764, 765,             (Paso Robles), 447                  Telegraph and telex
  767, 768                        Sunnyside, 273                          services, 54
Soledad, Mount, 753               Sunset Boulevard (Los                 Telescope Peak Trail, 698
Solvang, 452–453                    Angeles), 551–552                   Temescal Canyon, 580–581
Sonoma, 211–216                   Sunset Strip (Los Angeles),           Tenaya Lake, 320
Sonoma Cheese Factory, 213          551–552                             1015 Folsom (San Francisco),
Sonoma Coast, 226–234                 shopping, 587–588                   145
Sonoma County Harvest
  Fair, 30
                                                                                   INDEX       785

Tennis                            Trinidad, 253–255                  Viansa Winery and Italian Mar-
     Lake Tahoe area, 272         Trinity Alps, 292–293                ketplace (Sonoma), 206
     Los Angeles, 582             Trinity Lake, 293                  Vikingsholm, 273
     Mount Shasta area, 294       Trip-cancellation insurance,       Viper Room (Los Angeles),
     Palm Springs area, 670         34–35                              599, 600
Theater                           Trippet Ranch (Los Angeles),       Virginia Dare Winery (Rancho
     Los Angeles, 594–596           580                                Cucamonga), 662
     San Diego, 759               The Troubadour (Los Angeles),      Visalia, 338
     San Francisco, 142–143         599                              Visas, 23, 55
Theme Building (Los Angeles),     Tunnel View, 319                   Visitor information, 22
  559                             Tuolumne County Museum and         Voice over Internet protocol
ThirstyBear Brewing Company         History Center (Sonora), 375       (VoIP), 42
  (San Francisco), 148            Tuolumne Meadows, 320, 321         Volcan Mountain Preserve, 769
Thomas Vineyards (Rancho          TV tapings, Los Angeles,           Volcano, 369–370
  Cucamonga), 662                   572–573                          Volcano Theatre Company, 370
Thoroughbred Racing Season        Twin Lakes State Beach, 383        V. Sattui Winery (St. Helena),
  (Del Mar), 28                   Twin Peaks Tavern (San               193–194
Three Rivers, 338                   Francisco), 150
Tiburon, 167–169                  Two Bunch Palms, 672
Time zones, 54
Tioga Pass, 320
                                                                     W    alt Disney Concert Hall
                                                                       (Los Angeles), 554, 559,
Tipping, 55
Tix Bay Area, 141
                                  U   behebe Crater, 700, 701
                                  UC Davis Bodega Marine Labo-
                                                                       565–566, 597
                                                                     Warner Bros. Studios (Los
Tobin James Cellars (Paso           ratory (Bodega Bay), 227           Angeles), 570
  Robles), 447                    UCLA Center for the Perform-       Waterfall Loop, 236
Toilets, 55                         ing Arts (Los Angeles), 597      Watersports
Tomales Point Trail, 222          Union Station (Los Angeles),           Big Bear Lake, 621
Tommy Jacobs’ Bel-Air Greens        482, 565                             Lake Siskiyou, 296
  (Palm Springs), 666             Universal City, 494, 496               Lake Tahoe area, 269–270
Tomorrowland (Disneyland),             accommodations, 517–518       Watts Towers & Art Center
  634                                  restaurants, 542–543            (Los Angeles), 565
The Tonga Room & Hurricane        Universal CityWalk (Los            The Wavehouse (San Diego),
  Bar (San Francisco), 147          Angeles), 553                      750
Topanga Canyon, 578               Universal Studios (Los Angeles),   Weaverville, 292
Topanga State Beach, 575            552–553, 569–570, 573            West Hollywood, 488, 490
Top of the Mark (San              Upper Yosemite Fall Trail, 318         visitor information, 482
  Francisco), 149                 USA Rail Pass, 46                  West Hollywood Halloween
Tor House (Carmel), 408           US Bank Tower (Library Tower;        Costume Carnaval
Toronado (San Francisco), 147       Los Angeles), 565                  (Los Angeles), 30
Torrey Pines, 744                 U.S. Open Sandcastle               West Los Angeles, 488
Torrey Pines Golf Course            Competition (Imperial            The Westside (Los Angeles),
  (San Diego), 754–755              Beach), 29                         488
Torrey Pines State Reserve,                                              accommodations, 506–513
  751, 754                                                               restaurants, 525–532
Tosca Cafe (San Francisco), 147
Tournament of Roses
                                  V   aldez Cave (Painted Cave),
                                    475
                                                                         shopping, 585–588
                                                                         sights and attractions,
  (Pasadena), 25                  Valhalla Festival of Arts and             554–555, 560
Toyota Grand Prix (Long             Music, 273                       Westwood, 488
  Beach), 26                      Van Damme State Park, 236          Westwood Village Memorial
Trail of the Sequoias, 344        Venice Beach, 485, 575, 578          Park (Los Angeles), 562–563
Train travel, 32–33, 46           Venice Beach’s Ocean Front         Whale-watching
TransAmerica Pyramid                Walk, 553–554                        Point Reyes National
  (San Francisco), 128            Venice Gourmet Delicatessen               Seashore, 218, 220
Traveler’s checks, 33–34            (Sausalito), 167                     Redwood National and State
Travel insurance, 34–35           Ventura, 471–473                          Parks, 259
Travel Town Transportation        Ventura County Museum of               San Diego, 31
  Museum (Los Angeles), 567         History & Art, 472                   Santa Barbara, 461–462
Trefethen Vineyards (Napa),       Vesuvio (San Francisco), 147           Santa Cruz, 382
  188                                                                Whiskey Bar (Los Angeles), 601
786     INDEX

Whiskey Blue (Los Angeles),       Will Rogers State Beach, 574
 602
Whiskeytown National Recre-
                                  Will Rogers State Historic Park
                                   (Los Angeles), 568, 582
                                                                     Y   erba Buena Center for the
                                                                       Arts & Yerba Buena Gardens
 ation Area, 293                  Windsor Vineyards (Tiburon),         (San Francisco), 127–128
Whisky A Go-Go (Los Angeles),      169                               Yosemite Mountaineering
 599                              Windsurfing, 136, 269, 296,          School, 322
White-water rafting. See also      320, 380, 707, 747                Yosemite Museum, 314
 Rafting                          Wineries and vineyards             Yosemite National Park,
    Coloma, 368                       Carmel Valley, 414               313–328
    Grass Valley area, 363            Central Coast, 439, 446–447,        accommodations, 324–326
    Sequoia and Kings Canyon             451–452                          avoiding the crowds, 317–318
       national parks, 345            Ironstone Vineyards                 camping, 322–324
    Sierra National Forest, 380          (Murphys), 372                   entry points, 314
    Trinity Alps, 293                 Julian, 769                         exploring, 318–321
    Yosemite National Park, 312       Monterey, 393                       fees, 314
Whitney, Mount, 340                   Napa Valley, 186–196                gateways to, 306–313
Whitney Butte Trail, 305              Paso Robles, 446–447                organized tours and ranger
Whitney Portal Trail, 344             Santa Cruz, 384                        programs, 316–317
Wi-Fi access, 42–43                   Santa Ynez Valley, 451–452          regulations, 316
Wigwam Motel (San                     shipping wine home, 184             restaurants, 326–328
 Bernardino), 663                     Sonoma Valley, 206–210              seasons, 316
Wilderness Pass (Yosemite),       Wish Bar (San Francisco), 146           sports and outdoor pursuits,
 322                              Witch Creek Winery (Julian),               321–322
Wildhorse Canyon Road, 692         769                                    visitor centers and informa-
Wildling Museum (Los Olivos),     Wonderland of Rocks, 685                   tion, 316
 453                              Woodland Trail, 621                Yountville, 190
Wild Water Wilderness (Knott’s    World Championship Great                accommodations, 198–200
 Berry Farm), 645                  Arcata to Ferndale Cross-              restaurants, 201–203
Wilkes Bashford (San               Country Kinetic Sculpture         Yurok Loop Nature Trail, 260
 Francisco), 138                   Race, 247
William B. Ide Adobe State        World Championship Over-
 Historic Park, 290
William Heath Davis House
                                   the-Line Tournament
                                   (San Diego), 28
                                                                     Z  abriskie Point (Death
                                                                       Valley), 697
 (San Diego), 748                 Wrigley Memorial and Botani-       Zaca Mesa Winery (Los Olivos),
Will Rogers Polo Club              cal Garden (Santa Catalina          452
 (Los Angeles), 584                Island), 614                      Zeitgeist (San Francisco), 148
                                                                     Zeum (San Francisco), 127–128
                                                                     Zuma Beach County Park,
                                                                       573–574

								
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