"AA Best Drives California" is not just for independent travellers but also for those who wish to know more about this wonderful destination. Packed within the guide are 25 hand-picked car tours, specifically chosen by an expert on California. The guide is handy, compact and easy-to-use with each region divided into geographical areas. Town visits accompany detailed itineries with directions, distances and driving times. Also included are specific city tours with the most scenic and historic places to visit en route. Each drive is pinpointed on a location map on the flaps and there are full colour road maps throughout. Mileage charts, hotel and restaurant recommendations and practical advice for travelling abroad are all included in this comprehensive guide for the touring enthusiast.