National Geographic : 1926 Dec
Great estates spot the landscape at Flintridge. The fascinatingshore line Outdoors the year 'round here. Here's Re-Creation in a land of difference ET the genial warmth, the gorgeous Sunshine, the flowers, and the pure, sweet, balmy air of Southern California remake you in a day. Get out into the vast stillness of high mountains. Go down to the seaside and lie on the sand. Play golf or tennis in the morning and try skiing or tobogganing in the afternoon of that same day-ride horseback, go camping, fishing, sailing, anything that pleases you-indulge your hobby, whatever it may be. Motor to a hundred interesting places--over 5,000 miles of paved boulevards-see Old Missions where Spanish padres taught the Indians, enjoy the great Yo semite National Park (now made available to winter visi tors through the opening of a fine, new motor highway). Travel past scores of miles of orange groves in bearing. Picnic in a pretty canyon beside a tumbling brook. Climb a mile-high mountain by trolley. Or enjoy an hour or two of cosmopolitan gaiety in the midst of a great city, said by globe trotters to be one of the most entertaining in the world. Arrange a circle trip to see the entire Great Pacific Coast-Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland, Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane. Your ticket agent will gladly tell you all about it. Living costs and rates at fine hotels or modest board ing places are exceptionally reasonable. New 63-hour trains now make the trip five hours shorter from Chicago to the Coast. Plan now to take advantage of these opportunities. We have issued probably the most complete book on vacations ever put in print, 52 pages, illus trated, telling all about Southern California's offerings. Before you lay this magazine aside, clip the coupon which will bring a copy freeour favoie sport bring a copy free to you. is here. the C lifo All-Year Vacation Southern California Land Supreme The city of Los Angeles, with a popu lation of well over a million, is the largest city on the Pacific Coast and is the hub of one of the country's richest agricultural communities. The growth, wealth and marvelous re sources of Southern California are indicated by the following facts and figures pertain ing to the County of Los Angeles alone: Value of Agricultural and Live Stock Products (1925), $85,912,744; Value of Citrus Products (1925), $23,241,503; Oil Production (1925), 140,000,000 bbls. ; Harbor Imports (1925), 4,156, 177 tons; Harbor Exports (1925), 16, 154,566 tons; total Harbor Tonnage, 20,310,743. A producing season of 365 days a year permitting year 'round crops. ^~----~~- -- -- -- -- -- I ALL-YEAR CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Dept. 12 -D, Chamber of Commerce Bldg., I Los Angeles, California. Please send me your free booklet about Southern Cali fornia vacations. Also booklets telling especially of the at | tractions and opportunities in the counties which I have checked: S O Los Angeles Q Orange Q Riverside S ] San Bernardino 5 Santa Barbara Q Ventura Q San Diego SName ---- ---------------------------------- I Street --- ----------------------------------- I City ------------ State City ---------------------- State --------- L -- -- -^--- J Beautiful Santa Barbara Mission.