A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Downtown L.A., including the neighborhoods of Koreatown, Chinatown, Wilshire, Little Tokyo, Midtown and La Brea. Updated throughout the year, you'll save a lot of time using this concise guide. There's so much to do in Los Angeles that we found it much easier to navigate the city with this guide that focuses on Downtown, the area where we spent our whole trip. ---Fern Y., Greensboro Stuck at a trade conference Downtown for 4 days, I found the Delaplaine Guide to be just what I needed to ferret out a few places I'd never have found on my own. ---Hiram W., Charlottesville The Delaplaine guide books 'cut to the chase.' You get what you need and don't get what you don't. -Wilma K., Seattle =LODGINGS, from budget to deluxe = RESTAURANTS, from the finest the area has to offer ranging down to the cheapest (with the highest quality). More than sufficient listings to make your Long Weekend memorable. =PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you.
Delaplaine lives on Miami's Billion Dollar Sandbar, South Beach, and in London, where he is a partner in a film sales agency and production company, FILMAGINE PLC. He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile), travel writing, journalism. Email: email@example.com He writes several series: The JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR political thriller novels. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV, a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective. THE ANNALS OF SANTOPIA series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later. Other novels: Midnight Mass, about the Christmas Eve robbery of historic Trinity Church in New York. The Trap Door follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. The Meter Maid Murders, a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids. Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), and won several awards for his film work. (See imdb.com for details). His latest film, Meeting Spencer, starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay. DELAPLAINE'S LONG WEEKEND GUIDES These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine's recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these cities (or areas) for 3 or 4 days. Annapolis Appalachicola Atlanta Austin Brooklyn Cape Cod Clearwater Fort Lauderdale Fort Myers Gettysburg Jacksonville Key West & the Florida Keys Las Vegas Miami (and South Beach) Myrtle Beach Napa Valley Naples (Fla.) New York (Manhattan) New York (Downtown) Orlando / Walt Disney World Palm Beach Panama City (Fla.) Pensacola Portland (Ore.) San Francisco Sarasota Seattle Sonoma Valley South Beach Tampa Bay Venice (Calif.) Washington, D.C. Rio de Janeiro Cancun Merida (Mexico)