National Geographic : 1924 Mar
Unique Pleasures in a perfect summer vacationland IT'S the complete change and the numberless new things to see and do that make a vacation here the finest you can imagine. For Southern California is a strange land, unlike any other you have ever visited. The weather is ideal, for one thing. Days are de lightful, nights cool. The forty-four-year record taken in a central city in this district by the U. S. Weather Bureau shows the average mean temperatures to be: 44Junes....66 deg. 44 Augusts .... 71 deg. 44 Julys.... 70 deg. 44 Septembers .69 deg. Summer is the rainless season, too. Each day is perfect for outdoor fun. And for each day there are scores of in teresting things to do. Climb the twin peaks, Mt. Lowe and Mt. Wilson, and from a single vantage point see the great San Fernando Valley, unending miles of orange groves, historic Spanish missions, progressive cities and towns and the blue Pacific shimmering in the sunlight. See the Hollywood Bowl, set in the foothills, where each night in summer a famous symphony orchestra de lights thousands. Motor into Santa Ana Canyon and find a solitude, restful, soothing. Stand on arocky headlandat Laguna Beach and watch the battering surf or sun yourself on a sandy beach for hours at a time. See acres of oil derricks on Signal Hill, a strange sight, indeed. Wander in gardens con taining the rare blossoms of many lands. Near-by sources of raw material, an unmatched year-round . climate, the cheapest bydro-electric power in America, and con- I tented labor have brought an amazing industrial growth here with untold opportunitiesfor manufacturers and investors. The matchless Yosemite National Park is but a short trip away. It's an unforgettable, inspiring, tremendous spectacle. Motor over 4,000 miles of paved boulevards that lead to all these beauties, these unique sights. Truly this is a different land. You'll love it. Come and see. Find your favorite sport better than you've ever known it. Play golf on sporty courses. Many tennis courts are available. Ride, hike and motor through the val leys, into the mountains, anywhere you choose. Fish for brook trout or hundred pound fighters of the sea. Swim in the surf. Sail before a fresh breeze. Camp in a virgin forest. Spend days and weeks doing those things you love to do-that bring the finest kind of rest and relaxation. Find complete change that builds you up and makes you fit fot another year's activity. Come now, or come this summer. Special summer round-trip railroad rates make it easy. You'll find ac commodations here to fit your purse. It's a great trip to which you have always looked forward. Plan now. Ask any railroad ticket agent or send coupon to us for additional information. But come for your finest summer. See what a vaca tion in this strange land will do for you in physical benefit and untold pleasure. All - Year Club of Southern California - - - - - --- -- -I1 ALL-YEAR CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, I Dept. 803, 2601 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, California. Please send me full information about the summer and | year-round vacation possibilities in Southern California. Name _ -- -- --- ----......... i......................... ..--- i Address - mm...--------- - - . 1.- . '