Southern California 

Southern California is a megapolitian area in the southern region of the U.S state of California. The large urban areas comprised of Los Angeles and San Diego stretch all along the coast from Ventura to the Southland and Inland Empire to San Diego.

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Los Angeles is the most populous city in California, and the second most populous city in the United States after New York City.

From balmy beaches with a laid-back attitude to a gleaming modern image, San Diego offers much for the tourist to enjoy.

The Disneyland Resort is located in Anaheim, California. It is home to the original Disneyland Park, which opened on July 18, 1955, a favorite among visitors to Southern California from all over the world for well over half a century.

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San Diego County is the southwestern-most region of Southern California. It encompasses the city of San Diego and its large metropolitan area, which includes many smaller cities and communities.

Orange County is a county in Southern California. A patchwork of 34 independent municipalities, Orange County's population is one of the most culturally diverse in the world.

Riverside County is a county in Southern California which extends east into the California Desert.

San Bernardino County, the largest county in the state, is a county that spans the Southern California and Desert regions of the state of California.

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, located between the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys to the north, and Malibu to the south.

The Inland Empire of California is a semi-arid region, east of Los Angeles, made up of scores of cities and towns.

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