Are you thinking about visiting Los Angeles? You’d be one of the 50 million people who travel to Los Angeles each year.
As the second biggest city in America, Los Angeles is the home of Hollywood, famous celebrities, terrible traffic, world-famous entertainment venues, and exciting nightlife and sports.
If you’re thinking about traveling to Los Angeles, keep reading to learn all the things to do in Los Angeles as soon as you get there and what you will not want to miss!
Arrive in LAX
“Hopped off the plane at LAX…” The first thing you’ll be doing when you arrive in Los Angeles is living out Miley Cyrus’s lyrics.
From the airport, grab a taxi and head into the city of dreams! You have a lot waiting for you. And when it’s time to leave (sadly), you can use a shuttle service to the airport to go out on a high note.
Things to Do in Los Angeles
When visiting Los Angeles, you’ll never be at a loss of things to do. You have everything the second biggest city in America offers you! Some of the best things to do are:
- Visit La Brea Tar Pits
- Stare in awe at the famous Hollywood sign
- Go on a hike to one of the surrounding canyons
- Tour Warner Brothers Studio
- Stroll on the beach
- Explore Old Town Pasadena
- Wander through the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts
- Go surfing in Santa Monica
- Drive through Beverley Hills to see the mansions
These few things to do are amazing, but there’s even more to do in Los Angeles! You could spend days exploring the large city.
Where to Eat
Los Angeles is known to have some of the best food spots in the country. You can grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trucks in the area or go to a sit-down restaurant and drop around $400 for a meal.
A few great options to try:
- Thai Pepper Restaurant
- No Vacancy
- Broad Street Oyster Company
- Tacos Los Palomos
Where to Stay When Visiting Los Angeles
Since Los Angeles is such a huge city, there are a ton of different options to choose from when it comes to where to stay.
Since there is no true center of the city of LA, you should do research to figure out where you want to spend the most time. You have the Valley, the Basin, and the surrounding areas of Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.
Wherever you choose to stay, you should plan to rent a car to get around everywhere you need to go.
Take Your Trip to Cali
You have everything here to start you off on an adventure of a lifetime to California.
With these tips, you will be soaking up the sun, wandering the streets, and enjoying everything visiting Los Angeles has to offer in no time.
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