Things to Do – Yes, there is more than football!
Los Angeles 75 miles of sunny coastline, a flourishing Downtown, lifestyle playgrounds for the rich and famous, acclaimed restaurants, trend-setting art and fashion scenes, and internationally flavored neighborhoods. Los Angeles has something for everyone.
Ideas for First Timers:
- Starline Hop On, Hop Off tour – great overview of the city and also a great way to get around LA
- Universal Studios Hollywood – experience the Hollywood magic and visit the largest working movie studio
- Santa Monica Beach – great LA beach experience
- Endeavor Space Shuttle– visit the California Science Center to see space shuttle up close and watch a great video of the shuttle coming through LA
- Downtown – catch a professional game: LA Dodgers, LA Lakers, LA Clippers or LA Kings
Ideas for Repeat Visitors:
- Hike and Visit the Griffith Observatory – great hike at dusk followed with amazing city views
- Beverly Hills – stroll down Rodeo Drive
- West Hollywood – dine or experience nightlife on the famed Sunset Strip
- Natural History Museum – for unique collections of fossils, gems, gold and visit the new exhibit “Becoming LA”
- USS IOWA – visit a floating museum, known as “ The Battleship of Presidents,” having hosted 3 Presidents
Universal Studios Hollywood: Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! With thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk, Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family.
At Warner Brothers Studio Tour Hollywood, you will explore our iconic backlots, the archive, the Picture Care Vault. Plus, you’ll view one of our many soundstages where today’s hottest TV shows and movies are made. With actual filming happening all around you, no two tours are ever alike.
The Getty Center: Presents the Getty’s collection of European and American art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views.
Santa Monica Pier: When you think of Santa Monica, the attraction of the Pier comes to mind. Pacific Park offers a full service amusement park with restaurants, souvenir shops, and an arcade with more than 200 games. The Pier’s iconic Ferris wheel is solar-powered, the only one of its kind in the region.
California Science Center: Reserve your tickets online to see Space Shuttle Endeavour – on display in the Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Free general admission includes over 100 hands-on science exhibits in immersive environments. Don’t forget to experience a film in the IMAX Theater, featuring LA’s largest screen.