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Southern California Tourbook Guide

Including Hollywood, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Pasadena, San Diego and Santa Barbara

Explore the deserts, beaches and big cities of Southern California with the AAA TourBook guide. From the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the rugged scenery along the coastline, southern California offers a wide range of experiences for every type of traveler. Plan your next trip with the help of AAA's TourBook travel guide, available now on mobile, tablet or desktop.

With the Southern California guide, you'll get advice from AAA travel experts about the best things to see and do in the Golden State, where to stay and how to plan the trip of a lifetime. You'll learn insider travel tips and answers to many top questions asked by travelers. This guidebook includes information about the top things to do in Southern California cities.

Here's a sampling of what you'll find in the Southern California TourBook:

  • Why Joshua Tree National Park is a bucket list adventure
  • How to go behind-the-scenes in Hollywood
  • Where to watch surfers in Huntington Beach (aka “Surf City”)
  • Which attractions are worth a visit at UCLA
  • Why the La Brea Tar Pits are home to fossils of ice-age animals
  • Where to see the harbor seals in La Jolla
  • How to visit the resort towns on Catalina Island
  • What to expect inside Disneyland Park
  • Where to camp, hike and fish in state parks and national forests

What are some of the must-dos covered in this guide?

We know no two travelers are alike, so we've included a wide variety of things to do in each TourBook, from national parks and museums to theme parks and aquariums.

We cover the top attractions in SoCal like Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, LEGOLAND California and Six Flags Magic Mountain, as well as popular things to do in San Diego like Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego and the San Diego Zoo. Interested in some history? The guide includes information about places like Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, The USS Midway Museum and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

You'll find all these attractions and more in this destination guide, plus ideas for family-friendly things to do in Los Angeles and San Diego and sample itineraries to help organize your trip.

Will this guide help me plan a road trip?

Yes, this digital TourBook includes inspiration for scenic drives in Southern California. You can also use the high-quality maps to get started planning your own route.

Is national park information included?

This tour book includes detailed information and travel tips for popular national parks in southern California like Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Channel Islands National Park and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

You'll also find travel information about national historic sites, national monuments and national forests throughout the region.

Explore the Southern California AAA TourBook, and start planning your next travel adventure today!