L.A is filled with must-see attractions and places so it can be a bit tricky to organise your trip and see everything.
The best things to do in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is definitely one of the most must-see cities in the world. It will amaze you by its diversity, excitement and cool vibes. As the city is huge, you have to pick carefully the places you absolutely want to discover. We selected an essential list of must-see in Los Angeles to help you enjoy the city the most. Discover our list of the best things to do in la.
Take height at the Getty Center
The Getty Center is an unmissable place when you go to Los Angeles. It is a impressive cultural campus dedicated to art which will also give you access to one of the most breathtaking views in L.A. Perched on the hilltop of Santa Monica’s mountains, The Getty Center is both impressive from the outside and the inside. On the outside, you will discover a unique architecture with modern design, gardens and
beige-coloured stones that catch the brightness of Los Angeles. Inside, you will come across many paintings and sculptures collections from Italy, France, Spain or England. A must-see!
Hollywood walk of fame
If you think about Los Angeles, Hollywood Walk of Fame directly comes to your mind. Even if it’s a touristic area, it is a must-see if you travel to Los Angeles. Just have a stroll on Hollywood Boulevard to see all the stars dedicated to cinema, music or TV celebrities. Indeed, more than 2500 stars are waiting for you on the Boulevard And the walk is really worthwhile.
Watch the sunset at Griffith Observatory
The building itself is worth a visit as it offers a great view of the city and the Hollywood sign. If you like cosmos, you can come to the Observatory to look through telescopes and discover exhibitions about space. It is also the best place to watch the sunset and see the city twinkles at night.
Experience Universal Studios
If you are a cinema and television fan, Universal Studios is a must-see when going to Los Angeles for exciting attractions and activities. This theme park is also a real active cinema studio and the place dedicated to entertainment. Take a part in a behind-the-scenes studio tour for a unique experience or relive your favourite movie scenes from Jurassic Park, Harry Potter or Fast and Furious movies. You can also explore the filming locations of big Hollywood productions. An experience not to miss!
Appreciate the Californian sun in Los Angeles
When it comes to enjoy the sun and the sand, Los Angeles has a lot to offer with dozens of beaches all over the city. We put together a list of the best you should go to enjoy an endless summer during your vacation. Santa Monica is iconic and one of the most famous beaches in Los Angeles. Just take a walk on Santa Monica Pier to experience one of the most emblematic areas of the city and have a snack in one of the many food kiosks overlooking the sea. When you think about Los Angeles, Venice Beach is certainly the beach you directly think about. It is renowned for its creative vibe and Muscle Beach, where people come to exercise and show their muscles under the Californian sun. Last but not least, Zuma Beach is one of the longest and most popular beaches in Los Angeles. Located in Malibu, West of L.A, you will be amazed by its white sand, transparent sea and bug waves. It is also a great spot for surfing. So get your sunscreen and explore!
Live like a local at Farmers Market
Farmers market in Los Angeles is an institution. A few local farmers have created it in 1934 to sell food, fruits and vegetables. Over the years, local and visitors became more and more enthusiastic about it and it is now a tradition in L.A. Very convivial, the market is permanent, opened every day with good quality goods and you can find everything you need from appetizer to dessert. You will also find nice restaurants and food stalls to enjoy Californian cuisine.
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