los angeles

los ANGELES

Los Angeles is one of the most well-known cities in the world thanks to Hollywood and its status as the epicenter of the world’s film and television industry. This sprawling city covers six counties that offer year-round attractions. It has state of the art museums, culture experiences, a diverse culinary scene and an array of theme parks.

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WHAT TO SEE

THE GETTY CENTER

The Getty Center is an art museum renowned for its permanent collection, gardens, and views of Los Angeles.

 

universal studios

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

Universal studios Hollywood is a popular film studio and theme park located in the San Fernando Valley.

 

GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY

Griffith Observatory offers an extensive array of space and science-related displays and the best views of LA.

Santa Monica Pier

SANTA MONICA PIER

Santa Monica Pier is an historic iconic with eateries and rides. Located near Venice Beach Boardwalk.

DID YOU KNOW…?

The famous Hollywood sign was originally a billboard for a real estate development in 1923 and was lit up with lights at night to attract attention of buyers. Now it is one of the most photographic landmarks in the city. 

hollywood sign

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5 Free things to do in los angeles

  1. Iconic Hollywood Sign – You can’t miss it considering the famous sign overlooks Hollywood. While the sign is fenced off, you can still walk up to the sign and take in the amazing views.

  2. Walt Disney Concert Hall – is the home of Los Angeles Philharmonic. Take a complimentary tour of one of the most sophisticated concert halls in the world that is not only grand inside but the outside too.

  3. Watch a TV Show recording – L.A. is the home of television shows and there is a taping nearly every day of the week. These are free to attend and can even be booked in advance.

  4. Chris Burden Urban Light – Take pictures at one of most popular pieces of artwork in the city. It is located at the entrance to the LACMA, which is also free to visitors every second Tuesday of the month.

  5. Mount Hollywood Hike – Get an amazing 360° view of Los Angeles from the top of Mount Hollywood. Pick up the trail at the north side of the Observatory parking lot. It’s about a 40-minute hike to the top.

WHAT TO EAT IN LOS ANGELES

Tacos

Head to Olvera Street or down the Sunset strip for the best Mexican restaurants serving some of the best tacos in town. 
Where: El Compadre 

pastrami sandwich

Pastrami Sandwich

Pastrami is a classic sandwich made famous by the Jewish kosher delicatessens. Pico Blvd is lined with yummy Jewish delis.
Where: Langer’s 

Ice Cream Sandwhich

The Ice cream sandwich is a frozen dessert between two biscuits. The Westwood area is full of dessert places to try.
Where: Diddy Riese Cookies