Your Guide
to the World

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.
Popular destinations: Los Angeles, San Diego and Westside

Frank Lloyd Wright is said to have quipped, "Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles," a quote that has since been repeated both by those who love and hate L.A.
Popular destinations: Westside, Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles

San Diego County is the southern-most region of Southern California. It encompasses the city of San Diego and its large metropolitan area, which includes many smaller cities and communities.
Popular destinations: San Diego, Julian and Oceanside

Orange County is a prominent suburban region in Southern California, south of Los Angeles and part of the extended Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Popular destinations: Disneyland, Anaheim and Laguna Beach

Riverside County is a county in Southern California which extends east into the California Desert.
Popular destinations: Riverside, Palm Springs and La Quinta

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.
Popular destinations: Barstow, Big Bear Lake and Upland

Southern California Hotels

My Destination
Travel Dates

Popular Destinations in California


Thanks for Sharing

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
, ,
About Around Guides. Site powered by Mapcarta. Based on the page Southern California. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Photos provided by Panoramio under the copyright of their owners.