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Southern California Visitor’s Guide

The southern portion of California has a lot to offer travelers, and it is an especially popular destination for family vacations. Scroll down to read all the Southern California articles, or click on a link below to learn specifically about one of the region’s four areas:

Los Angeles

Orange County

San Diego

Deserts & Inland Empire

San Diego Tourist Attractions

The first section below will introduce attractions in and around the center city and downtown area; thereafter...

Orange County Tourist Attractions

As you read about the Orange County tourist attractions discussed below and consider them for your vacation or...

Orange County Amusement / Theme Parks

Orange County is where Americans love of amusement and theme parks began, although reasonable minds may...

Orange County Museums

There's an interesting array of Orange County museums for your education and enjoyment, and while the list below...

Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

In addition to the Los Angeles tourist attractions detailed below, as you plan your vacation or holiday you may want...

Los Angeles Museums

The city of Los Angeles and its surrounding area offer over 300 museums for your education and enjoyment – more...

Los Angeles Amusement / Theme Parks

While some of the better known southern California amusement parks are located in Orange County (specifically...

Best Los Angeles Area Beaches

Los Angeles area beaches start off kind of slow, but they finish strong. At the southwest tip of the county coastline...

Best Orange County Beaches

Orange County residents say their beaches are the best of the best in California … maybe the world. Laguna Beach...

Best San Diego Area Beaches

San Diego County, the southernmost part of Southern California, has a spectacular coastline, populated by 37...