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table of contents

History of LA................................... 4 Where to stay.................................. 9 Getting around town.....................17 Eating out......................................25 Night life........................................31 Attractions.....................................37 Credits.......................................... 48

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history of los angeles

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The history of Los Angeles, California dates all the way

In 1777 Governor Felipe de Neve gave out instructions for

back to 200 AD, that was when the very first Tonga Indians

the establishment of a new pueblo or a town. The name

arrived in Southern California from the Mojave area,

he came up with was El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles

which displaced earlier residents that were related to the

Sibre el Rio de la Porciuncula. Later on it became known

Chumash. Back in the 1500s there were only about 300

as EL Pueblo. In 1775 construction work began on what

to 500 people populating the 25 Tonga villages which will

would later become known as the Gage Mansion in Bell

become the City of Los Angeles as we work our way to

Gardens and also the old standing house in Los Angeles. In

the future. In 1542, a man by the name of Juan Rodriguez

1804 the very first orange grove in California was planted

Cabrillo came to Catalina Island, and in fact this was the

at the Mission San Gabriel; then in 1805 the first American

very first European contact with the future Los Angeles.

came to visit Los Angeles. He was on his way back home

Los Angeles was officially founded on September 4, 1781.

to New England coming from the Hawaiian Islands.


Funny enough, the only casualties were one horse and one

The fist public high school opened up in LA. In 1889 the

mule. Pio Pico was made the governor of all California and

very first football game was played between USC and

finally Los Angeles was recognized as the provincial capital.

Loyola College. Surfing was introduced in 1907. In 1908

Unfortunately Los Angeles was taken away by Mexico

Francis Boggs, a filmmaker, completed his movie called “In

because of a war between Mexico and the United States

the Sultan’s Power,” which was the first ever motion picture

August 13, 1846. It belonged to them for a while until 1847

completely filmed in LA. Taxicabs also came in this year. In

when the battle continued. On January 10, 1847 the U.S.

1981 the city of Los Angeles celebrated its 200th birthday.

recaptured Los Angeles. As time went on and civilization

In 1999 the Staples center was opened. In 2001 the Kodak

grew Los Angeles needed ways of communication and

theatre opened up as the new venue to hold the Academy

transportation. In 1873 the first high school was built in

Awards ceremony. In 2003 the Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles at Temple and Broadway. The first trolley line

was built and designed by Frank Gehry who is also from

was up and running. In 1875 the very first street car was in

Los Angeles. It soon became a popular architectural iconic

operation. In 1876 the Cathedral of St. Vibiana was opened

structure for Los Angeles. Until this day the city of Los

and the Southern Pacific completed its rail link between

Angeles continues to grow and grow. In 2012 the estimated

San Francisco and Los Angeles. In 1887 Orange County

population stood at 9,962,789. That’s one large city.

was formed from a portion of Los Angeles County. The city of Pomona became incorporated. Los Angeles skyline, Walt Disney Concert Hall


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more about los angeles Population

Arts and Culture

The current population in Los Angeles is standing at 9,889, 056 , that’s nearly 10 million people, according to the US Census Bureau, from all different races, ethnicities, backgrounds, and cultures. Caucasians make up the majority percent standing at 71.8%.

The arts and culture scene in Los Angeles is very popular and well known. The biggest scene you’ll find in Los Angeles is the film and music industry, it’s very popular and the largest in the Nation because that’s where most films are shot. Los Angeles is also home to a number of movie stars and producers. There are large varieties of museums, gardens, and towns like Chinatown and Koreatown. Some of the Nations best museums are located in Los Angeles. The Gettys Museums, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) are two of the very best. Going to the MOCA is a great reason to go downtown. Los Angeles has a variety of architectural buildings throughout the city. There is a pretty good history of architectural works in LA; it’s basically a platform for architecture. Some well-known architectures have very important architectural structures in the city such as Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner, and Frank Lloyd Wright. In downtown LA they’re about 62 total Art Deco style buildings in Los Angeles, such as The Eastern Columbia Building, and The Sun Realty Building. Building and The Title Guarantee Building to name a few.

Weather Los Angeles is generally warm and pleasant throughout the year. During the summer months the climate is very hot and dry, but during the winter months it’s usually cool and wet. Temperatures get as high as 90 degrees sometimes or even higher, and can also get as low as 50 degrees at times. Los Angeles does get smoggy, especially in the lower areas and in the valleys. Strong dusty winds also blow in from Santa Monica coming from the surrounding mountains.

Statistics The city of Los Angeles is very diverse. There are mountains, desserts, beaches, and islands. It has urban and suburban communities and towns. There are both rich, wealthy, and poor people found in Los Angeles. These people come from all different parts of the worlds speaking 100 to 200 languages. The city of Los Angeles holds the most people out of all the cities in the nation and is also one of the largest in America.

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where to stay

The city of Los Angeles has some of the nation’s greatest, best, and most famous hotels to stay. There’s also great comfort and hospitality ranging from small and compact to famous and five star celebrity style. There’s a lot to choose from when you’re in Los Angeles. There are business hotels, family hotels, hip hotels, historic hotels, luxury hotels, and value hotels. You’ll never fall short when you come here because there’s something for everybody. Some of the best business hotels are The Westin Bonaventur Hotel and Suites, The Redbury at Hollywood, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, Custom Hotel, and Hotel Amarano. Los Angeles is a major destination for business travelers from all over the world. These business hotels offer state-ofthe-art business centers such as the Four Seasons Beverly Hills Hotel which also includes an awardwinning interactive customer service experience. The L’Ermitage offers guests a personalized and free in-room printing. They also offer free airport shuttle buses that go straight to LAX. The Custom Hotel offers a high tech Layover Lounge. Los Angeles is a city of the future and international business hub.

one of the city’s best bars as well as a convenient Downtown LA location. If it’s shopping you’re looking for, the Hotel Élan is close to the Beverly Center and the Grove. Hollywood has some of LA’s coolest hotels, including the W Hollywood and The Redbury. For those seeking culture, the Hotel Wilshire and the Farmer’s Daughter are located near Museum Row. West Hollywood has some of LA’s top trendsetting hotels, including the Chateau Marmont, the Andaz and the Mondrian. Stay near the beach by booking a room at modern hotels like The Viceroy or The Huntley in Santa Monica, and the Custom Hotel in

Some of LA’s best hotels have decades of history in

are ideal for entertainment industry travelers.

addition to modern amenities. The O Hotel boasts

El Segundo. With its location as the gateway to the Pacific Rim, financial centers and high tech companies, Los Angeles is a prime destination for business travelers. Hotels like the Omni Los Angeles, Westin Bonaventure and Sheraton Los Angeles are located in the heart of Downtown LA’s Financial District. The Loews Hollywood, London West Hollywood, Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City, and Sheraton Universal

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hip hotels

Loews Santa Monica

1700 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-458-6700

The Shore Hotel

1515 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-458-1515

Los Angeles has always been ahead of the curve, and many of its hotels are just as modern and hip. The Standard Downtown is known for its groundbreaking design and stunning views from its red-hot rooftop pool.

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The Andaz

8401 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 Phone: 323- 656-1234

The Redbur y at Hollywood

1717 Vine St Los Angeles, CA 90028 Phone: 323- 962-1717

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business hotels

London West Hollywood

1020 Nor th San Vicente Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 Phone: 310-854-1111

L’Hermitage Hotel 9291 Bur ton Way Los Angeles, CA 90210 Phone: 310-278-3344

The L’Ermitage offers guests personalized business stationery and free in-room printing. Proximity to LAX is a key feature of the Doubletree LAX, Courtyard Marriott Los Angeles, and the Custom Hotel, which offers a free airport shuttle and high-tech Layover Lounge. Los Angeles is a city of the future and an international business hub.

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historic hotels

Casa del Mar Hollywood Roosevelt

1910 Ocean Way Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: 310-581-5533

7000 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 Phone: 323-466-7000

Movie and music legends have stayed at these properties, and the hotels themselves have appeared in countless movies and TV shows. Located on Pershing Square in Downtown LA, the Millennium Biltmore hotel was home to the Academy Awards for decades. The landmark Hollywood Roosevelt was the site of the first Academy Awards, and notable residents included Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. Since 1912.

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luxury hotels

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

9882 South Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Phone: 310-551-2888

Santa Monica Shutters 1 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: 310-458-0030

Few cities in the world can compete with Los Angeles for high-end, luxury hotels. With the spectacular L.A. LIVE as their backdrop, the J.W. Marriott and RitzCarlton are two of LA’s most visible luxury hotels. The W Hollywood, Hollywood Roosevelt and The Redbury are synonymous with glamour.

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Four Seasons Los Angeles Sofitel Hotel 300 South Doheny Dr Los Angeles, CA 90048 Phone: 310-273-2222

8555 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 Phone: 310-278-5444

Los Angeles Century City and the Sofitel Los Angeles. Beverly Hills equals luxury, from the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel and Beverly Wilshire to the world class Peninsula Hotel, Four Seasons, L’Ermitage, and the modern SLS Hotel. Some of LA’s best hotels are on the Westside, like the famed Hotel Bel-Air and the Intercontinental Hotel.

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getting around town

There’s is no need to worry about how you’re

The Metro Local transit makes frequent stops along

going to get around to see every part of the City of

some major streets. Metro Rapid Transit has less stops

Angels. There are many wonders, historic landmarks,

and makes your trip faster and then there’s also the

interesting neighborhoods, and exciting attractions

Metro Express which also offers One of the best

Los Angeles has to offer. However there are quite a few ways of getting around. First there is always public

ways to explore and see everything in Los Angeles is

transportation. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan

by driving, it’s a way of life. Driving on the road and

Transportation Authority (Metro) transports

taking in everything as you ride along will give you a

thousands of passengers and travelers throughout

whole new experience of the city. Taking the freeway

Los Angeles everyday. There are light rails and buses. The Metro Rail is LA’s rapid transit rail system which

is a great way to tour around the city, getting on

includes six lines and serves eighty stations covering

major routes, whether going with the flow or taking

Los Angeles County. The Metro Blue Line connects

it at your own pace. You can either rent a car, or

Long Beach and LA, while the Green Line runs

bring along your own.

between Norwalk and Redondo Beach. through LA.

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by public transportation

The Red Line covers Downtown, Hollywood, and the San Fernando Valley, the Purple Line runs through Union Station, Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue. The Gold Line services Pasadena to East LA. The Expo Line runs between Culver City and Downtown. There are three different types of bus services that run fewer stops along the freeway.

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by car

If you’re the type of traveler who enjoys the freedom and convenience of being your own personal driver and going where you want to go on your own time, then go right ahead.

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by bike

Just about anywhere you go in Los Angeles you’ll be sure to find a bike path. Cyclists are very welcomed here. If you don’t feel like biking the whole way, and can use a boost to get you where you want to be. Twice every year CicLAvia opens up miles of city streets to pedestrians and cyclists, which gives people an opportunity to explore more of LA while gaining lots of knowledge about LA at the same time. There is a coastal bike path that runs through Santa Monica and Venice. This is the most popular bike path which starts in the Pacific Palisades and continues through Playa del Rey and Redondo Beach. The county’s longest bike path is the San Gabriel River Trail.

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disability access

Having a disability doesn’t mean that you can’t come and enjoy Los Angeles too because Los Angeles is for everybody. It’s actually one of the best cities to visit for those with disabilities. There’s something for everyone. There’s convenient access everywhere you go in LA. LAX airport provides various services for those who are disabled such as ground transportation and wheelchair services. Access Services is the Los Angeles County Consolidated Transportation Services Agency (CTSA), which provides a riding service that is shared.

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hiking in la

Trail: Runyon Canyon Loop

Distance: About 3 miles round-trip Special Feature: The views at Cloud’s Rest, the off-leash policy for dogs and the occasional celebrity sighting

Distance: About 7 miles round-trip Special Feature: The magnificent views at Parker Mesa Overlook

The Heart-of-Hollywood-Hike...

Take the trail to the right and complete the loop

is off the Runyon Canyon Loop is about three miles

counter clockwise. By no means is this hike a

long going round trip. This trail is good for people

wilderness experience, so if you’re looking for

watching. For those hiking for the first time it gives

solitude, you might want to try other trails. Whether

you a chance to see the Hollywood Hills and amazing

you’re wearing the latest hiking gear or just sneakers

views of the trail summit which is known as Cloud’s

and sun hats, this is a fun hike highlighted by million

Rest. Getting there from Hollywood Boulevard, head

dollar mansions, priceless views of the Hollywood sign,

north on Fuller Avenue. Park at the end of Fuller and

the Sunset Strip and the Los Angeles Basin.

enter the well–marked park.

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Trail: Los Liones Trail to Parker Mesa Overlook


Trail: Griffith Obser vator y West Trail Loop

Distance: About 2.5 miles Special Feature: Views of Griffith Obser vator y, the Hollywood sign and the LA Basin

Trail: Rustic Canyon Loop Inspiration Point

Trail Distance: About 6 miles round-trip Special Feature: Exploring what was once the private ranch of a Hollywood star

Will Rogers State Park...

It’s a quick detour and worth the effort to head up

Will Rogers State Park is off the Rustic Canyon

this side route for some spectacular views of the

Loop Inspiration Point Trail. This trail is about six

Pacific Ocean, the LA Basin and the Santa Monica

miles round trip. Here you will be able to explore

Mountains. Follow Backbone Trail to the junction with

what used to be the private ranch of a Hollywood

Rustic Canyon. Follow that trail back to Will Rogers

star. The hike begins just behind the main ranch

Park. After the hike, explore the park and enjoy a

house at the park, next to the sign for Inspiration

picnic on the massive front lawn.

Point Trail. After about a mile, you’ll see the turnoff for Inspiration Point.

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eating out

Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic dining

California. There are also international restaurants

scenes in the country, offering everything from

found around the city in culinary neighborhoods.

street food to Michelin-starred restaurants. From

The beach cities also offer some of the best ocean

California cuisine to organic ingredients, food trucks,

view dining experiences in the southern part of

and Restaurant Week LA’s culinary influence can

California. There’s lots to choose from so come on

be felt across the country. Foodies can experience

over and enlighten your taste-buds. The good thing

the fine dining of Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Keller and

about coming to Los Angeles is that you’ll always have

Nobu Matsuhisa, as well as a new generation of

lots to choose from, you’ll never be short of anything.

culinary stars like Kogi BBQ Truck founder Roy Choi,

Whether you’re all for desserts, vegetarian diet, or

Top Chef champion Michael Voltaggio, and Ricardo

you just want to try something new, you’ll be sure to

Zarate, named Food & Wine’s Best New Chef in

find what you’re looking for.

America. Global kitchens can be found in culinary neighborhoods across the city, while LA’s beach cities offer some of the best oceanfront dining in Southern

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eating out

Wolfgang Puck

800 West Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: 213-748-9700

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Le Petit Bistro

631 Nor th La Cienega Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 Phone: 310-289-9797


Bravo Cucina

1319 3rd St Promenade Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone: 310-394-0374

Hal’s Bar and Grill

1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd Venice, CA 90291 Phone: 310-396-3105

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eating out

Matteo’s Restaurant 2321 Westwood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064 Phone: 310-475-4521

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Lawr y’s Caver y at L.A. LIVE 1011 South Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: 213-222-2212


CafĂŠ La Boheme

8400 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 Phone: 323-848-2360

Providence LA

5955 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038 323-460-4170

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night life

Los Angeles nightlife offers endless entertainment

The Edison, a steampunk speakeasy. You’re sure to

options, whether it’s a quiet drink with that

experience supperclub’s unique mix of dining, dancing

special someone or dancing the night away with

and entertainment. A Las Vegas-style nightclub awaits

thousands of fellow party people. Downtown

at Infusion Lounge at Universal CityWalk Hollywood.

LA’s vibrant nightlife includes L.A. LIVE and

Los Angeles bars are some of the best in the country,

numerous bars and nightclubs. In Hollywood, dress to impress at Drai’s and The Colony. Universal CityWalk Hollywood has everything from the Hard Rock Café to the dueling pianos of Howl at

offering craft cocktails, wine and microbrews. Top restaurants such as Providence, Drago Centro, Ray’s and Stark Bar and Sadie feature superb craft cocktails.

the Moon. LA mixologists create some of the best

Some of LA’s best bars are in hotels, including The

cocktails in the country at top bars, restaurants

Mixing Room, Bar Kitchen, the Polo Lounge, Bar

and hotels. Laugh it up at the Hollywood Improv

Centro, the Library Bar and The Spare Room. Top

Comedy Club or the Laugh Factory. Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, with some of the best clubs in the country. Downtown LA is home to Club Nokia and the Conga Room at L.A. LIVE, as well as the massive Exchange LA. Also in

LA wine bars include Glance Wine Bar, Corkbar and BottleRock. Beer fans can’t miss the 160 taps at the Yard House at L.A. LIVE. Browse around and wet your whistle at these top Los Angeles bars.

Downtown is the stunning Mayan Nightclub and

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clubs

The Conga Room

800 West Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: 213-749-0445

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Club Nokia L.A. Live 800 West Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 213-765-7000


bars

Barlo Kitchen and Cocktails 1697 Pacific Ave Venice, CA 90291 Phone: 310-452-1111

The Mixing Room 900 West Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: 213-765-8600

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comedy clubs

Improv Comedy Club 8162 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90048 Phone: 323-651-2583

Jon Lovitz Comedy Club

1000 Universal Studios Blvd #222 Universal City, CA 91608 Phone: 818-824-6545

You’re guaranteed a night of laughter when you go to one of LA’s famed comedy clubs. Richard Pryor, Jay Leno, Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin first gained fame at the Hollywood Improv Comedy Club. Located on the Sunset Strip, the Laugh Factory has featured Steve Martin, George Carlin, Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres.

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The Comedy and The Comedy Union Magic Club 5040 W Pico Blvd

1018 Hermosa Ave Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 Phone: 310-372-1193

Los Angeles, CA 90019 Phone: 323-934-9300

The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal CityWalk Hollywood has stand-up and podcasts recorded by Adam Carolla and Kevin Smith. First & Hope is the home of UnCabaret, with Margaret Cho, Dana Gould and Taylor Negron.

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attractions

It would take several lifetimes to experience all the

eclectic shopping neighborhoods and bargain outlets.

activities that Los Angeles offers. There are world

Los Angeles is the home of film and television. For

famous theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood,

those of you who absolutely love film and TV, LA is

Six Flags Magic Mountain and Disneyland, while

definitely the place to go. With the Universal Studios,

studios like Universal, Warner Brothers, Paramount

Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, and Sony

Pictures and Sony Pictures offer the ultimate film and

Pictures., you’re sure to have a true adventure. The

TV fan experience. Attractions like the USS Iowa

TMZ tour is also another interesting thing to do. Los

and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library offer

Angeles has extra special one of a kind attractions.

something for the entire family. Shop at retail meccas like The Grove and the Beverly Center, or browse

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theme parks

Disneyland Theme Park Universal Studios Hollywood 1313 S Harbor Blvd Anaheim, CA 92802 Phone: 714-520-5060

100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA 91608 Phone: 818-777-1000

You can even time travel through the Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum and the ancient La Brea Tar Pits. The California Science Center and Air Force One at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library have lots of fun stuff such as the Space Shuttle Endeavor which anyone can ride and feel the outer space experience.

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museums

La Brea Tar Pits Walt Disney 5801 Wilshire Blvd Concer t Hall

Los Angeles, CA 90036 Phone: 323-934-7243

111 South Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA 90012 Phone: 213-972-3550

Recreational activities include spectacular beaches and hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, or decompress at one of LA’s top spas. A few famous cultural attractions include the Getty Center, LACMA and Walt Disney Hall.

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museums

California Science Center

700 State Dr Los Angeles, CA 90037 Phone: 213-744-7400

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The Natural Histor y Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90007 Phone: 213-763-3466


gardens

Japanese Garden

6100 Woodley Ave Van Nuys, CA 91406 Phone: 818-756-8166

Getty Center Garden 1200 Getty Center Dr Los Angeles, CA 90049 Phone: 310-440-7300

Head outdoors and enjoy the city’s many parks and gardens. Whether you’re casually strolling through a blooming rose garden or getting some exercise on a scenic hike in LA, gorgeous weather and beautiful surroundings will be your constant companion.

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parks

Barnsdall Ar t Park Pan Pacific Park 4800 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 Phone: 213-473-8457

7600 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 Phone: 323-939-8874

You never know where the natural beauty will lead you to, just follow the clouds and see what you can discover. An adventure awaits you. In the gardens it’s not just the scenery, but the fresh, sweet and natural scents from the flowers , plants and trees that will make you smile and forget all your troubles.

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Aubrey E. Austin, Jr. Park Hollenbeck Park Marina & Pacific Ave Marina del Rey, CA 90292

415 S St. Louis St Los Angeles, CA 90033 Phone: 323-261-0113

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beaches

Manhattan Beach Hermosa Beach

500 The Strand Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Phone: 310-802-5353

30 Pier Ave Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 Phone: 310-937-1904

Depending on how hard you try, you might be able to find a more romantic experience in LA, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more romantic beach than El Matador. Located about 10 miles northwest of Malibu, this secluded pocket beach has rocky shores, robust waves and some of the clearest water in LA. But don’t be deterred by the lack of facilities or the rugged path to the shore; once there, you’ll find that it’s the perfect place to enjoy a sunset dinner in one of the hidden coves. This is also the spot to see Speedo-wearing bodybuilders, chainsaw jugglers and a full complement of palm readers, folk artists and other colorful characters.

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Santa Monica Pier Beach Venice Beach

200 Santa Monica Pier 1800 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica, CA 90401 Venice, CA 90291 Phone: 310-458-8712 Phone: 310-396-6764

Everybody loves the beach. No matter what time of year it is in Los Angeles the beach is walways open. Whether you come to get a natural tan, soak up the sun, enjoy a day at the beach, or sailing, or surfing, the beach is always open and available. This is one place where it’s almost as much about the people as it is about the surf or the sand. In fact, the eclectic Ocean Front Walk can almost upstage the scene on the sand. As you’re strolling the boardwalk in Venice Beach, keep your eye out for Harry Perry, the turbaned guitar player on roller blades who has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.

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shop til’ you drop

The Grove Los Angeles

189 The Grove Dr los angeles, ca 90036 phone: 323-900-8080

Santa Monica Place 395 Santa Monica Place Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone: 310-928-1053

Shopping, everybody loves shopping. In Los Angeles you’ll find just about every store you’ve ever thought of. There’s more than just celebrity style shopping, there’s great value, there’s more than the high-end super expensive stores. There are vintage stores and value stores for the light pocket traveler, you can even window shop if you want.

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Hollywood and Highland Rodeo Drive Stores 6801 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 Hollywood, CA 90028 Phone: 323-817-0200

Downtown LA is thee fashion district where you’ll find shopping centers like The Grove, Beverly Center, Hollywood and Highland, The Americana at Brand, Third Street Promenade or even the Santa Monica Place. Rodeo Drive and Robertson Boulevard are a must-see. For those bargaining you may want to check out the outlets stores in Camarillo, the Citadel, Desert Hills and Ontario Mills. So come and see what fits you best.

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