Famed internationally for its connection with the film and entertainment industry, especially for Hollywood, Los Angeles is a sprawling city in Southern California. Since the past few decades, the city has grown to become one of the most developed cities. It has a vast cultural diversity and is known as America’s creative center. No matter for what reason and for how long you are visiting the town, you can be prepared to have an awesome time of your trip.
- Santa Monica Pier: One of the popular landmarks, Santa Monica Pier is packed with family-friendly spots, restaurants, and shops, all with stunning, inviting waters of the Pacific Ocean. You can take thrilling rides on the Ferris wheel, which provides you with spectacular views of the city’s skyline at a height of 130 feet above the ocean. You can take your children to play fun games, grab a bit in any of the restaurants, or stroll around with your partner hand-in-hand in the vast stretch of the Santa Monica State Beach.
- National History Museum of Los Angeles County: For people interested in knowing the history must not forget visiting the National History Museum of Los Angeles County. It has several worth-exploring galleries, and an extensive collection of dinosaurs remains. In a separate 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall, you can witness dinosaur skeletons from different species, such as Tyrannosaurus rex fossils, a Stegosaurus, and Triceratops. Apart from this, you can also learn about the natural history of California and some parts of the world. Whether you are traveling alone, with your family, or you’re your partner, you will have no regrets after visiting the museum.
- Griffith Park: Lying at the sharp edge of the Santa Monica Mountain Range, covering an area of 4,200 acres, you will find the beautiful and full of greenery- the Griffith Park. There are many recreational sites, museums, and abundant opportunities to explore the natural environment of the park. Take out some time of your trip and head to the Griffith Observatory to enjoy the views of Downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood sign. Further, you can also explore space observatory, which comprises of a planetarium and astronomy museum. When feeling an urge to do something adventurous, you can go for hiking trails, or try your skills in any of the four municipal golf courses.
- Rodeo Drive: Last but not the least, a trip to Los Angeles is incomplete without enjoying or witnessing its vibrant nightlife. One such great and popular place is Sunset Boulevard. Situated in the central and western part of Los Angeles County, the 22-mile-long street is packed with an unrivaled selection of shopping options, over a hundred boutiques, which offers everything from handbags, shoes, home accessories, to fashion apparel, and jewelry. Moreover, you will find thumping, neon-light clubs, and bars, which is nestled and influenced by the cool breeze of the nearby beach.