Los Angeles – A Top Destination on America’s West Coast
Los Angeles also referred to as ‘The City of Angels’ is the largest city in the state of California and is the second largest city in the United States. Home to the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’, Hollywood has a world-renowned cultural identity that showcases the very best in theatre, music, movie entertainment and much more.
There is much to see and do in this wonderful city and for further details please read on…
The City of Los Angeles has a population of approximately 3.8 million people and was founded in 1781. Los Angeles enjoys a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine throughout the year. On average Los Angeles attracts over 25 million visitors each year, this is a popular holiday destination with much to offer and is suitable for people of all ages.
If shopping is your thing then brace yourself as Los Angeles is sure to please with a huge selection of malls, outlet centres and boutiques to suit all tastes. Some very well known shopping areas and centres in Los Angeles are as follows: The Hollywood and Highland complex, Robertson Boulevard, Rodeo Drive, The Grove, The Beverly Centre, the popular Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica and many more.
Los Angeles has an electric nightlife scene that includes pulsating nightclubs, disco-bars, casinos and much more frequented by locals, celebrities and tourist in places like Downtown Los Angeles, Silver Lake, Hollywood, and the world-famous Sunset Strip West Hollywood. Los Angeles is a city that never sleeps and is sure to please people of all ages who love to party and enjoy a good night out. Check out the following website for a listing of popular Bars and Clubs in Los Angeles.
When it comes to dining out in Los Angeles the choice is endless with mouth-watering restaurants and cafés serving the very best in local and international produce. Choose from Japanese restaurants, Asian, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Thai, and many more including American restaurants you will certainly be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. For a listing of popular and recommended restaurants check out the Los Angeles Restaurant Guide website.
Culture and the Arts
Los Angeles is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world and is sure to satisfy those who appreciate and enjoy the arts and culture. For a listing of cultural and art location and events in Los Angeles check out the official Department of Culture website for further details.
Los Angeles has too many tourist attractions to mention all of them but the following are a selection of some popular tourist attractions worth a visit:
Disney’s California Adventure is one of Southern California’s most popular tourist destinations and for over 50 years, lovers of Disneyland and all things Disney have been flocking to California. No trip to the United States is complete until you have visited Disneyland which is suitable for the young, the old and the brave! Try to allocate more than one day here, if possible as there is much to see.
Dodger’s Stadium Experience the thrill and excitement of a Dodger’s ball game when they play one of their opponents at the Dodger’s Stadium. Sample a traditional hot dog and candy feast while you cheer on the Dodger’s in this amazing stadium. There is also a souvenir shop onsite where you can purchase some Dodger souvenirs.
Los Angeles Zoo Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city with a visit to Los Angeles Zoo. With so many animals both great and small, a great day out is assured here. In addition to the zoo there is also a play park, interactive theatre, children’s zoo and a very good bird show.
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Learn all about the cities relationship with the sea, how people make a living from the Pacific, the ships that travelled it from times past to today and see the amazing exhibits and much more.
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden Slow down the pace with a trip to these amazing gardens full of plants, trees, flowers with beautiful fragrances, lake, arboretum, ducks and peacocks!
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