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OFFICIAL VISITOR’S

GUIDE

LOS ANGELES OFFICIAL VISITOR’S GUIDE

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE CITY

DISCOVER L.A.

PRESENTED BY THE LOS ANGELES TOURISM & CONVENTION BOARD

FROM ICONIC MUST-SEES TO HIDDEN GEMS, HOW TO CREATE YOUR UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

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LOS ANGELES ISN’T JUST A DESTINATION—

it’s an experience. It’s about enjoying a stunning sunset, an epic taco, or the inspired street art. L.A. is a place where you discover new things you like and new things about yourself. And with something for every taste and interest, the city offers endless possibilities. I’d like to invite you to unleash your curiosity and immerse yourself in the Los Angeles experience. L.A. is a collection of vibrant neighborhoods where each one offers a unique scene. As a city that is constantly evolving, Los Angeles thrives on its world-class attractions, thrilling nightlife, renowned culture, and illustrious entertainment. Our diverse culinary landscape boasts some of today’s most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs. And an eclectic mix of retail stores and leading fashion designs provide limitless shopping options. We’ve curated this official Los Angeles Visitor’s Guide to help you discover (and rediscover) the City of Angels. From iconic must-sees to lesser-known hidden gems, this resource details our uniquely L.A. offerings and is designed to be your go-to traveling companion. If you’re looking for even more to do and where to go, visit discoverLosAngeles.com. We’d love to engage with you during your visit. Explore our social media channels on Facebook at facebook.com/losangelesfan, on Twitter and Instagram @discoverLA, on Snapchat at discoverLAsnaps, and on Pinterest at discoverLA. Read on to find out all that’s happening in Los Angeles!

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CONTENTS Itinerary Builder: The Getty Center

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Dining in L.A.: Malibu Farm Restaurant

FEATURES

Itinerary Builder

Great Sports

Welcome to Los Angeles

44 Design Your Stay

70 The L.A. Rams, Part Two The big news in local sports is the return of the beloved NFL team.

Create your unique Los Angeles experience with this ultimate visitor’s guide.

Immerse yourself in glitz and glamour, cultural landmarks, musical performances, historical sites, and outdoor adventures

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Shopping

Explore: The Regions of L.A.

2 Discover L.A.

8 Get Lost in L.A. To truly experience Los Angeles, spend time in some of its diverse neighborhoods. From the eclectic vibe Downtown to the breezy beach culture of the communities along the coastline, start here to set the scene for your L.A. adventure.

56 Great Finds From classic board shorts and surfboards to red-carpet-ready designer looks and jewels, Los Angeles has it all.

Dining in L.A.

60 Eating Angeleno Style Twenty-five places to get a quintessential Los Angeles dining experience.

Shopping: Mohawk General Store

56 THE DIRECTORY Your guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat in L.A.

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Where to Catch an L.A. Game Watch all the action at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, STAPLES Center, StubHub Center, and Rose Bowl Stadium.

Getting Around

92 Visitor Activities 105 Arts & Culture 108 Dining 114 Nightlife

76 See L.A. Car Free

116 Shopping

Go anywhere and everywhere on public transportation.

118 Visitor Resources

Calendar of Events

80 Save the Date! You won’t want to miss what Angelenos have in store.

69 Q&A with Susan

Planning Your Trip

Feniger Why L.A.’s food scene is the most exciting in the world.

84 Get Acquainted What to expect during your stay and how to learn more.

PA RT N E R S

121 Ports &

Transportation

124 Accommodations

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To truly experience Los Angeles, spend time in some of its diverse neighborhoods. From the eclectic vibe Downtown to the breezy beach culture of the communities along the coastline, start here to set the scene for your L.A. adventure.

YOUR GUIDE TO THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF L.A.


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NORTH VALLEY

NORTH HOLLYWOOD WOODLAND HILLS

The Valley SHERMAN OAKS

STUDIO CITY

PASADENA UNIVERSAL CITY

GRIFFITH PARK

Hollywood LOS FELIZ WEST HOLLYWOOD

BRENTWOOD

HOLLYWOOD

SILVER LAKE

LARCHMONT VILLAGE

BEVERLY HILLS

ECHO PARK

KOREATOWN

WESTWOOD CENTURY CITY

MID-CITY/ MID-WILSHIRE

SAWTELLE JAPANTOWN SANTA MONICA

EXPOSITION LEIMERT PARK PARK

VENICE MARINA DEL REY

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LAX GATEWAY L.A.

Beach Cities/LAX MANHATTAN BEACH

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CHINATOWN FINANCIAL DISTRICT HISTORIC CORE LITTLE TOKYO SOUTH PARK ARTS DISTRICT FASHION/JEWELRY DISTRICT

Downtown

Westside CULVER CITY

HIGHLAND PARK

SAN PEDRO AT L.A. WATERFRONT


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regions

WESTSIDE NEIGHBORHOODS

FREDA S A LVA DOR , PL AT F ORM, CULV ER CI T Y


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INTERCONTINENTAL LOS ANGELES CENTURY CIT Y

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THE WESTSIDE IS KNOWN FOR ITS TOP

restaurants, high-end shopping, and acclaimed cultural attractions. Shopaholics flock to the trendy boutiques on West 3rd Street, popular shopping centers such as The Grove, and the landmark Original Farmers Market. The affluent Brentwood community includes upscale shops and eateries along Montana Avenue, as well as the world-famous Getty Center, located atop the Santa Monica Mountains. More cultural attractions can be found on Museum Row, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Petersen Automotive Museum, Craft & Folk Art Museum, and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. ANNENBERG SPACE F O R P H O T O G R A P H Y, CENTURY CITY

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» BORN FROM THE BACKLOT OF 20TH CENTURY FOX, CENTURY CITY IS home to gleaming high-rises and luxe hotels, where movers and shakers work and play. Its most recognizable landmark is Fox Plaza, better known as the “Die Hard” building. Bordering Beverly Hills and Westwood, the neighborhood features the bustling Westfield Century City, an open-air shopping complex. The Annenberg Space for Photography is a unique showcase for its chosen art form. Dining choices range from casual cafes to Tom Colicchio’s Craft.

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InterContinental Los Angeles Century City This elegant hotel is about as centrally located as it gets— it’s one mile from the famous Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, an easy hop on the freeway to the beach, and a 15-minute drive to Mid-City and LACMA. Request a room with a private terrace for spectacular skyline views. For true luxury, take advantage of the beautiful on-site spa, complimentary car service, and top-notch concierge team. » I N T E R C O N T I N E N TA L LOSANGELES.COM

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Annenberg Space for Photography This gallery devoted to the art of photography is the first of its kind in L.A. and hosts rotating exhibits covering different genres, from war photography to high fashion. Past shows include National Geographic retrospectives and Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955–Present. With free admission and a central location that’s a quick walk from the InterContinental hotel, it’s easy to get inspired. » A N N E N B E R G P H O T O S PA C E . O R G 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 13


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L A C M A , M I D - C I T Y/ M I D - W I L S H I R E

Westfield Century City/ Eataly Beginning in early 2017, block out an afternoon to visit this open-air mall that recently underwent an $800 million renovation. More than 220 boutiques and eateries, plus a three-level Bloomingdale’s,

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promise to make this the shopping epicenter of L.A. After working up an appetite, head to Eataly, Mario Batali’s on-site gourmet emporium featuring groceries, delis, and shops selling Italy’s finest. » WESTFIELD.COM/ CENTURYCITY

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Clementine Out-of-this-world BLTs, pan bagnat, and other epic sandwiches make these family-owned bakeries the go-to spots for lunch on the Westside. There’s also no shortage of specialty salads and mouthwatering desserts. Breakfast is equally impressive with pastries made on-site. Make sure to call ahead with your order or reserve a table as these cozy little shops fill up fast. » CLEMENTINEONLINE.COM

COOKIES FROM CLEMENTINE, CENTURY CITY

Hinoki & the Bird For an inspiring rendition of French-Japanese cuisine, head to this Century City New American restaurant. Award-winning chef Brandon Kida smokes many of his seasonal dishes over Japanese hinoki wood. Hinoki is a running theme, from the

restaurant name to the beautiful wooden tables in the chic, modernist dining room. For the best experience, put yourself in the chef ’s hands and try the Ichiba, a five-course tasting menu that is available on Wednesdays. » HINOKIANDTHEBIRD.COM

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Hammer Museum Part of L.A.’s thriving arts scene, this fascinating free museum that’s affiliated with UCLA brings old and new together. Founder Armand Hammer’s collection of European art dating to the 16th century creatively coexists with provocative contemporary art, spotlighting both local and international artists. The outstanding lectures, readings, musical performances, and film series make the Hammer one of the city’s most vibrant cultural centers. » HAMMER.UCLA.EDU


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CANNIBAL, CULV ER CI T Y

T A P P A N G A L L E R Y, PL ATFORM, CULV ER CI T Y H E L M S B A K E R Y, C U L V E R C I T Y

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» HOME TO THE CULVER STUDIOS AND SONY PICTURES STUDIOS, Culver City is one of L.A.’s most historic and scenic neighborhoods. Learn about its legacy in the film industry during a Sony Pictures Studio Tour on the site of the original MGM Studios. Explore the Helms Bakery District for its eclectic mix of shops, furniture stores, and top-notch dining. Scale the nature trails to the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook for 360-degree views. Those seeking retail therapy can hit up the nearby Westfield Culver City shopping mall.

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Mr. C Beverly Hills Owned by the famous Cipriani family who founded Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, this Beverly Hills boutique hotel mixes Old World glamour with cutting-edge amenities. Private balconies, marble bathrooms, and sweeping city views are just the beginning. An on-site spa, the pool, and 24/7 room service will entice you to stay put, but for true luxury, splurge on the Driving

Italia! package, which comes with a bottle of champagne and, yes, a Ferrari loaner. » MRCHOTELS.COM

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Helms Bakery On any given day, food- and design-obsessed locals can be found at the acclaimed restaurants and furniture shops at Helms Bakery, a 1930s-era industrial bakers’ complex that has been converted into Culver

City’s prime shopping and dining hub. After browsing rare art books at Arcana, visit Lukshon, where chef Sang Yoon dazzles diners with Southeast Asian cuisine. For more casual eats, Father’s Office offers up local craft beers and one of the best burgers in the city. » H E L M S B A K E R Y D I S T R I C T. C O M Platform For a highly curated shopping experience, head to this chic, futuristic mall in Culver City that blends high-end boutiques with organic cafes, juiceries, coffee roasters, and pop-up shops. An ever-changing lineup of events may include art installations, ice-cream making workshops, or a morning dance party with top DJs to kick-start your day. It’s located next to the Metro Expo Line’s Culver City station. » P L AT F O R M L A . C O M

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Cannibal This cool New York transplant at The Platform is an ode to all things meat, from house-cured charcuterie and succulent steaks to separate sandwich and butcher counters. Though the rustic gastropub specializes in creative nose-to-tail cooking, the seasonal vegetable dishes are not to be missed. » THECANNIBALLA.COM Hatchet Hall You’ll fall in love with Hatchet Hall even before you taste the wood-fired Southern fare like chicken livers and onion jam piled on grilled bread, rainbow trout with brown butter pecan sauce, collard greens with smoked ham, and potatoes cooked in beef fat. The cocktails are crush-worthy, too. » H AT C H E T H A L L L A . C O M 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 15


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» BEVERLY HILLS IS KNOWN worldwide as a premier destination for luxury. Stroll along world-famous Rodeo Drive and admire the incomparable designer boutiques. Capture a photo in Beverly Gardens Park, then hop on the Beverly Hills Trolley Tour. Dine at top restaurants like CUT, Spago, Ocean Prime, or Bouchon. Enjoy a performance at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and top off the evening with a cocktail at the legendary Polo Lounge.

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» ONE OF L.A.’S MOST AFFLUENT neighborhoods, Brentwood is known for its palatial estates, tree-lined streets, and A-list

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residents. Stop by the Brentwood Country Mart for a nosh and get a glimpse of the area’s laid-back elegance. Take in the spectacular views, architecture, and art on display at the Getty Center. Visit the nearby Skirball Cultural Center with its unique and educational exhibits on Jewish history. Dine at Tavern— the largest of James Beard award-winning chef Suzanne Goin’s restaurants—for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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MID-CITY/ MID-WILSHIRE

» STEP INTO MID-CITY LOS Angeles, which is not just the geographical center, but also a vital hub for culture, art, and dining. Be in the audience of The Price Is Right at CBS Television City. Stroll through the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and peruse the

impressive collection of exhibits at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Shop at The Grove and grab a bite at The Original Farmers Market. End your day with a show at the El Rey Theatre.

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NEIGHBORHOOD: MID-CITY/MID-WILSHIRE

SAWTELLE J A PA N T O W N

» FORMERLY KNOWN AS LITTLE Osaka, Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside located minutes from UCLA, Santa Monica, and Culver City. The neighborhood has become a foodie paradise, home to authentic Japanese restaurants, modern eateries, and artisan coffee and ramen shops like the wildly popular Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle. Eclectic shopping venues include the pop-culture emporium Giant Robot, fashion boutiques, and historic plant

nurseries. After hours, enjoy the sake bars and karaoke studios.

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» WESTWOOD IS A CULTURAL mecca, surrounded by Beverly Hills, Century City, and Brentwood. Visit the UCLA campus and stroll the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden or enjoy a concert at Royce Hall. Explore the Hammer Museum’s celebrated collections of contemporary and Impressionist art. Film buffs can choose from historic theaters or a state-of-the-art cineplex. The Geffen Playhouse presents award-winning, progressive productions. Dining options include restaurants in nearby Persian Square, the original 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, and for dessert, the ever-popular Diddy Riese ice cream sandwiches. +

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L.A. LIVE, SOUTH PARK

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THE BROAD, FINANCIAL DISTRICT

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES HAS EXPERIENCED

T H IS PA GE, T OP : B RUC E DA MO NT E; BO TT O M : DO N RIDD LE

a renaissance. Hip hotels, trendsetting restaurants, and world-class entertainment venues and museums sustain a thriving art scene and nightlife along walkable streets. The L.A. LIVE entertainment complex offers restaurants and live music venues, The GRAMMY Museum®, Microsoft Theater, Lucky Strike, and Regal L.A. LIVE Stadium 14. Across the street, STAPLES Center hosts major concerts and sporting events. The arena is home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings, and Sparks. The recent return of the Rams NFL team has supercharged the hometown spirit at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, where they’ll play until the team’s grand new stadium is completed in 2019. Walt Disney Concert Hall is a modern architectural masterpiece right next door to a new cultural and design showpiece, The Broad museum. T HE R I T Z- C A R LT ON, LOS ANGELES

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» LOCATED SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN AND ADJACENT TO USC, EXPOSITION Park is home to a world-class collection of museums, sports facilities, and recreational areas. Founded in 1872, the 160-acre park incorporates diverse cultural, entertainment, and educational facilities, including the California Science Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Natural History Museum, and the Rose Garden, a popular wedding site.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles This sleek hotel at L.A. LIVE is a five-minute walk from STAPLES Center and is a modern, relaxing retreat high above the action. The 54-story tower is at its most dramatic at night, with sweeping city views from most rooms and a panoramic vista from the buzzing rooftop pool. Make sure to fuel up for the day with a hearty breakfast at Ford’s Filling Station and wind down at WP24, Wolfgang Puck’s spectacular, award-winning

Chinese restaurant and lounge. Relax, rejuvenate and restore at the spa. » R I T Z C A R LT O N . C O M / EN/HOTELS/CALIFORNIA/ LOS-ANGELES

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California Science Center With four major exhibit areas covering space, technology, ecosystems, and human life, the California Science Center in Exposition Park fills visitors of all ages with curiosity about the universe. Get up close to the Space Shuttle Endeavour, explore a kelp forest and tide 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 19


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GRAND FOYER NATUR AL HISTORY MUSEUM, EXPOSITION PARK

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Memorial Coliseum Tours/ Rams/USC Games Downtown’s spectacular 1923 arena, modeled after the

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Coliseum in Rome, is the city’s go-to venue for big-time football. Home to the University of Southern California’s Trojans as well as the L.A. Rams (until they relocate in 2019), “The Grand Old Lady” regularly packs its 93,000 seats with cheering fans. Go behind the scenes of this Historic-Cultural Landmark to explore its nooks and crannies on self-guided and private tours that take place Wednesday through Sunday. » LACOLISEUM.COM Natural History Museum The showstopping Dinosaur Hall, with 20 complete dinosaur

and ancient sea creature skeletons, is just the tip of the iceberg at this stunning 1913 Beaux Arts structure, one of the largest natural history museums in the country, which was renovated and expanded in 2013. You could spend a whole day exploring millions of artifacts covering 4.5 billion years of history. Highlights include the dazzling gem and mineral hall, the interactive nature lab, the outdoor 3.5-acre urban wilderness, and an exhibit dedicated to the history of Southern California. » NHM.ORG

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Bacaro LA There’s no wine list here. Daily offerings are written on chalkboard walls at this cozy, convivial spot that raises the bar snack to new heights with hearty Italian-style chicchetti, or tapas. Well-priced glasses of small production wines, international craft beer, and house-made sangria draw in students and professors from nearby USC, proving it’s possible to be affordable, highbrow, and happening all at once. » BACAROLA.COM

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pools, or experience the seven-story IMAX theatre. Little learners will enjoy three hands-on discovery rooms and dozens of science demonstrations throughout the museum. General admission is free, but there are fees for special attractions, like the thrilling high-wire bicycle ride. » CALIFORNIASCIENCE


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T HE VIBRANT F INANCIAL D ISTRICT OFFERS CULTURE , AN ECLECTIC mix of dining options, and superb accommodations. Experience world-class performances at the Music Center and see L.A. from California’s tallest open-air observation deck at OUE Skyspace LA. Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art and the landmark Central Library. Sample a global menu of cuisines at dozens of vendors in the historic Grand Central Market.

Revolutionario Revolutionario forges new territory with tacos that have a unique North African spin. Try the signature pozole tagine tacos filled with fragrant stewed meats. Other highlights include duck hash and

shakshouka breakfast tacos. With this grab-and-go fare available so near to USC and the sports venues of Exposition Park, your game-day meals will never be the same. » REVOLUTIONARIO.COM

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Millennium Biltmore Bob Hope, Mae West, and Katharine Hepburn all waltzed through the gilded lobby of this glitzy 1923 Beaux Arts–inspired hotel, a Historic-Cultural Landmark that was once home to the Academy Awards® ceremony. Minutes from Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and L.A. LIVE, the hotel recently underwent a multimillion-dollar upgrade. Highlights are a Roman-style pool, a sauna, a steam room, and modern, spacious guestrooms. » MILLENNIUMHOTELS.COM

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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion A vibrant home to some of the city’s most creative performers, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center is Los Angeles’s premier opera hall, where the Los Angeles Opera stages lavish performances. 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 21


The theater also showcases groundbreaking contemporary ballet with some of the world’s top dancers through a partnership with USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Purchase tickets at The Music Center’s website. » MUSICCENTER.ORG

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B.S. TAQUERIA, FINANCIAL DISTRIC T OBSERVATION DECK AT OUE SKYSPACE LA, FINANCIAL DISTRICT

B.S. Taqueria Even in taco-obsessed L.A., chef Ray Garcia (of Broken Spanish restaurant) is taking foodies by storm with his thick house-made tortillas piled high with inventive toppings, like meltingly tender clams and lardo. Sustainably sourced ingredients, strong margaritas, and a loud, fun environment are a winning combination, as evidenced by the line out the door. » B S TA Q U E R I A . C O M Little Sister This Asian hot spot near Pershing Square entices diners with a wide range of irresistible regional fare, including hot pots, lemongrass fried chicken, bahn mi, and baguettes served up in chic, energetic digs. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. » LITTLESISTERLA.COM

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Los Angeles Central Library The nearly century-old branch of the Los Angeles Public Library is not only a regal place to read, but also hosts the popular ALOUD Lecture Series, author readings, and special exhibits in on-site galleries and auditoriums. Check out the stunning rotunda in the art deco Goodhue Building adorned with a bronze chandelier and beautiful decorative stencils, or the children’s department, decorated with a 1920s-era mural depicting California history. Don’t miss a stroll through the park-like Maguire Gardens, home to Café Pinot and some of the prettiest patio dining in town. » LAPL.ORG/BRANCHES/ CENTRAL-LIBRARY

OUE Skyspace LA Head to the U.S. Bank Tower where OUE Skyspace LA, California’s tallest open-air observation deck, offers 360-degree views of Los Angeles from nearly 1,000 feet up. To experience the view in an even more thrilling way, take a turn on the Skyslide— a 45-foot-long, four-foot-wide, first-of-its-kind outdoor glass slide attached to the exterior of the building—and glide from the 70th to the 69th floor. » S K Y S PA C E - L A . C O M

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ARTS DISTRICT

» BORDERED BY THE LOS ANGELES River and within walking distance of Little Tokyo on the east side of Downtown, the Arts District is a creative hub with community spaces catering to the young, creative, and inspired. The warehouses of former factories and industrial businesses have become live-work lofts and upscale condos with a hip, urban vibe and eye-catching street art. The Arts District is home to galleries, boutiques, and some of the hottest restaurants and bars in the city.

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» CHINATOWN IS A UNIQUE MIX of tradition and revitalization. The landmark district has old and new dining and shopping options, all set against a historic backdrop. Visit the Taoist temple, the Seven Star Cavern Wishing Well, the “Chinese Celestial Dragon” mural, and statues of Bruce Lee and Sun Yat-sen. Browse the eclectic art galleries of Chung King Road. At night, enjoy craft cocktails at General Lee’s and dancing at the famed Grand Star Jazz Club.

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(the location of Dodger Stadium), Elysian Valley, Silver Lake, and Chinatown, Echo Park is a historic and diverse neighborhood that’s home to Echo Park Lake, which reopened after a $45 million renovation. Pedal boating around the lake is a popular activity. Eclectic shops include the whimsical Echo Park Time Travel Mart and Permanent Records. The Echo is one of L.A.’s top music clubs. Climb the Baxter Street stairs for breathtaking city views.

at L.A.’s Fashion District, a bastion of deals and delights where you can score great bargains on clothes, shoes, accessories, and jewelry. At the intersection of 9th and Los Angeles streets is a wholesale marketplace with thousands of designers and a host of sample sales. Bring cash and negotiating skills to Santee Alley, an open-air bazaar. Top it off by paying the same price as florists do in the Flower District, the largest flower market in the U.S. 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 23


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» HIGHLAND PARK IS ONE OF L.A.’S oldest settled areas, situated along the Arroyo Seco between Downtown and Pasadena. The picturesque neighborhood is a mecca for creatives, who are attracted to the historic Craftsman homes. Trendy shops, galleries, restaurants, and bars dot Figueroa Street as well as York Boulevard, named, “the coolest street in L.A.,” by Condé Nast Traveler. Landmarks include the Heritage Square Museum, “Chicken Boy,” the Lummis Home and Gardens, and Galco’s Soda Pop Stop.

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» THE HISTORIC CORE OF Downtown features some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including the Bradbury Building, Grand Central

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Market, Orpheum Theater, and Los Angeles Theatre. Among the acclaimed restaurants are Artisan House, Orsa & Winston, and Ledlow. Nightlife thrives at Perch, Exchange LA, The Edison, and The Varnish. The Last Bookstore is a treasure trove of new and used books, and the monthly Downtown Art Walk is one of L.A.’s most popular cultural events.

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» LOCATED WEST OF DOWNTOWN and south of Hollywood, “K-town” is a scene like nowhere else in L.A. Korean barbecue, dumpling houses, and pork-belly tasting menus are staples of the culinary scene, which also boasts the Oaxacan cuisine of the James Beard Award-winning Guelaguetza. Relax with a soothing treatment at a Korean spa and join in the fun at one of the many karaoke bars and speakeasies.

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» ONCE THE HOME OF RAY Charles and Ella Fitzgerald, Leimert Park was dubbed the “Black Greenwich Village” by filmmaker John Singleton. The World Stage and KAOS Network showcase jazz, hip-hop, and poetry slams. Shop for art, fashion, and jewelry during the monthly Leimert Park Art Walk. Visit the beloved Eso Won Books, which frequently hosts book signings. Leimert Park brims with eateries serving barbecue, spicy Jamaican cuisine, and soul food.

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» ESTABLISHED 130 YEARS AGO, Little Tokyo remains one of the few Japanese cultural centers in North America. Attractions include the Japanese American National Museum, The Geffen

Contemporary at MOCA, and the “Go for Broke” monument, which honors Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Shop for souvenirs and vintage fashions, then dine on sushi, ramen, Hawaiian, or street food. To take in some jazz or take a turn at the karaoke mic, visit one of the late-night bars.

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» AT THE CENTER OF ALL THE action is Downtown L.A.’s South Park, the location of L.A. LIVE, Microsoft Square, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, STAPLES Center, and the Los Angeles Convention Center. For fans of music, fashion, hockey, or basketball, this is one of the most exciting places in the city. Visitors can also catch a movie at Regal L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 before dining at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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excellent restaurants, and natural and cultural attractions. Foodies and fashionistas alike will love Ventura Boulevard, the main thoroughfare. Many of L.A.’s most acclaimed sushi restaurants are located on “Sushi Row” in Studio City, while dozens of boutiques and vintage clothing shops are sure to please fashionable shoppers. The vibrant NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood is home to the Television Academy and an array of cafes, boutiques, and theaters. In the North Valley, the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge features top-quality performances in a world-class, eco-friendly setting.

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» “NOHO” BOASTS A VIBRANT ARTS DISTRICT. THERE ARE 22 LIVE theaters in the city, including El Portal Theatre, which was built in 1926. Visit exhibits in the Lankershim Arts Center. Shop on NoHo Antique Row and take a gander at the Great Wall of Los Angeles, one of the longest art murals in the world. Experience a diverse array of cuisines, and grab a cocktail at Tonga Hut, L.A.’s oldest operating tiki bar.

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The Garland Located in North Hollywood, The Garland is an urban oasis nestled within seven tree-shaded acres. In addition to retro-cool rooms, the property offers outdoor dining and a pool and sun deck with a poolside bar. » THEGARLAND.COM

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El Portal Theatre The centerpiece of the theater scene is undoubtedly El Portal Theatre, which originally opened in 1926 as a vaudeville and silent movie theater, and

still features its historic art deco marquee. The theater hosts a regular schedule of plays and musical events. » E L P O R TA LT H E AT R E . C O M The Great Wall of L.A. Believed to be the world’s longest mural, The Great Wall of L.A. chronicles contributions to California history by individuals of ethnic groups from prehistoric times to the 1950s. Located in the Tujunga Wash Flood Control Channel, it can be seen on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard between Burbank Boulevard and Oxnard Street. Park along the street and walk the half-mile mural. » S PA R C I N L A . O R G 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 27


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Millennium Dance Complex The Millennium Dance Complex houses state-of-theart dance studios and rehearsal halls where celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, and Beyoncé have prepped for upcoming tours and videos. Classes are held daily and are open to the public. » MILLENNIUMDANCE

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Eat NoHo It’s all about breakfast at this bright, casual diner dishing out American comfort food until 4:00 p.m. daily. The triple-layer stuffed brioche French toast will be your most delicious meal of the day. Panini, wraps, and breakfast pastas round out the menu. » E AT N O H O . C O M

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NoHo Antique Row Located along Lankershim Boulevard between Burbank Boulevard and Oxnard Street is NoHo’s antique row, where you’ll find antique and vintage stores mixed in among the restaurants and boutiques.

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El Tejano Tex Mex Cross into Tex-Mex territory at this colorful, kitchy restaurant and bar serving crowd-pleasing cuisine like Frito pies, grilled meats, and chorizo-spiked queso (aka cheese dip). Relax on the spacious patio and take advantage of one of the longest tequila lists in town. » E LT E J A N O T E X M E X . C O M

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» STUDIO CITY IS THE HISTORIC HOME OF THE STARS, WHERE YOU CAN drive by the Brady Bunch house, be part of a studio audience at CBS Studio Center, and hike through Fryman Canyon. Shop the unique stores on Ventura Boulevard and take a walk through pedestrian-friendly Tujunga Village, great for vintage finds, grabbing a bite, and treating yourself to a scoop of gelato. Indulge in some of L.A.’s best sushi before hitting the lanes at a glow-in-the-dark bowling alley.

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Sportsmen’s Lodge Ensconced in a lush six-acre garden, this modern hotel provides a cool respite from the city. The lodge was a recreational hot spot during Hollywood’s Golden Era; Clark Gable and John Wayne taught their kids to fish in the man-made pond. Nowadays, guests sip cocktails by the sparkling pool and enjoy global small plates and weekend DJs

at River Rock restaurant. Perks include complimentary use of bikes and a free shuttle to Universal Studios HollywoodSM. » SPORTSMENSLODGE.COM

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scenes by scoring tickets to a live studio taping. Find your favorite CBS show and reserve a spot online. » AUDIENCESUNLIMITED.COM Fryman Canyon Located on the north side of Mulholland Drive, the 122-acre Fryman Canyon Park has spectacular views, a fitness course, and access to the Betty B. Dearing Cross Mountain Trail. » L A M O U N TA I N S . C O M

sidewalks, and friendly shops, is located on Tujunga Avenue between Woodbridge and Moorpark streets. Start out at Aroma Coffee & Tea Company for cappuccino, then peruse the shops, including Village Gourmet Cheese & Wine, Swag, Verona by Jeni B, and Diana’s Boutique.

Pinz Named one of “America’s Coolest Bowling Alleys” by Travel + Leisure, Pinz has 32 lanes with runner lights and pins that glow purple under black lights, along with a state-of-the-art sound system and strobe lights. » PINZLA.COM Tujunga Village This block-long village, with its small-town feel, tree-lined

Ventura Boulevard From boutiques and bookstores to the legendary sushi row, this bustling boulevard is the Valley’s prime shopping and dining destination, and it’s as eclectic as anything you’d find Downtown. Stroll the stretch between Coldwater Canyon and Vineland avenues for handcrafted paper goods, designer jeans, sleek modern furniture, and vintage finds. Tack on a few hours for splurge-worthy sushi at Asanebo or indulge in the decadent truffle ramen at Jinya Ramen Bar.

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The Bellwether Prepare to be charmed by this bistro serving New American fare by chef Ted Hopson (a veteran of Father’s Office and Lukshon). Enjoy shareable plates and carefully crafted cocktails in sleek, sunlit digs. The menu changes daily and spans the globe. Expect the unexpected, from Imperial Wagyu flat iron steaks to charred octopus with tabbouleh. » T H E B E L LW E T H E R L A . C O M Maradentro Start with the fresh oysters, then dig into rich, deeply flavored Mexican fare from this modern seafood-centric spot. Owners Jesse Gomez and Jose Acevedo (Mercado, Yxta) know how to navigate a winner: It’s one of the coolest new additions to Ventura Boulevard. A top tequila collection and interesting house drinks fuel an easygoing vibe. » C O C I N A S Y C A L AV E R A S . C O M / MARADENTRO

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name implies, is in the northern part of the San Fernando Valley, and it includes neighborhoods stretching from Chatsworth to Tujunga, Van Nuys, Sylmar, Granada Hills, Shadow Hills, and many more. It’s also the gateway to the Angeles National Forest. Often referred to as the “Deep Valley,” the North Valley features a global variety of restaurants and shopping. O’Melveny Park is the second largest park in L.A. after Griffith Park and features miles of hiking trails.

of Downtown, beautiful Pasadena is the home of the world-famous Rose Bowl Stadium and wide, tree-lined, residential streets with Arts and Crafts–style architecture. Visit its many museums and art and music venues, including the Norton Simon Museum and the Pasadena Museum of History. Stroll through Old Town’s upscale boutiques, pubs, and cafes. Tour the Eaton Canyon Nature Center and catch a show at The Pasadena Playhouse, the state theater of California.

a haven for shoppers and diners alike. Cruise down Ventura Boulevard, immortalized by classic rocker Tom Petty and featured in movies and TV shows. Get in a game of mini golf at Sherman Oaks Castle Park. Stroll through The Village at Sherman Oaks and browse the upscale fashion boutiques and thrift stores. For a little more retail therapy, explore the Sherman Oaks Galleria. Fuel up with some barbecue, a bowl of ramen, or oysters and craft cocktails at a gastropub.

at nearby Lake Balboa. Look for designer labels, handmade cosmetics, and children’s footwear in the block-long, indoor Westfield Topanga shopping center, then venture over to The Village at Westfield Topanga, an outdoor hub with more than 45 retailers and services and nearly 30 food and drink establishments. When it’s time to eat, Woodland Hills offers plenty of options, from gourmet pizzerias to premier steakhouses. +

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capital of the world, Hollywood is an essential part of the Los Angeles experience for millions of visitors each year. Explore TCL Chinese Theatres and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where lasting star tributes to celebrities have been cast in brass and terrazzo for more than 50 years. Visit the nearby Dolby Theatre®, site of the Academy Awards®. It’s located at Hollywood & Highland, a complex at the iconic intersection where shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities surround a spectacular courtyard modeled after the massive sets of the 1916 silent film Intolerance. Not far away, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour offers fans a daily glimpse of film-making magic with tours of the studios’ back lots, an archive with costumes and props from the Batman and Harry Potter films, and a backstage look at one of the many soundstages. In addition to Tinseltown glitz, Hollywood encompasses neighborhoods such as Thai Town and Little Armenia, offering a rich array of ethnic cuisines.

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» LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! WELCOME TO WORLD-FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD. At Hollywood & Highland, tour the Dolby Theatre®, home of the Academy Awards®. Find the names of celebrities in the TCL Chinese Theatres’ Forecourt of the Stars and along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Enjoy a concert at the Hollywood Bowl or a Broadway musical at the Pantages Theatre. Catch a movie at the El Capitan Theatre or the ArcLight, then sip a martini at The Musso & Frank Grill.

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Mama Shelter This whimsical boutique hotel has everything cool about L.A. in one place: Hollywood pedigree (Ava Gardner and Jimi Hendrix once stayed within these walls), modern amenities, eclectic decor, and even a vending machine stocked with granola. The central location is a few blocks from the Pantages Theatre, ArcLight, and more, but you can also head to the rooftop lounge to sip handcrafted cocktails against a backdrop of the Hollywood Hills. Or tuck into French-influenced comfort food in the downstairs

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restaurant while listening to top DJs spinning tunes Thursday through Sunday. » M A M A S H E LT E R . C O M / E N / LOS-ANGELES

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Los Angeles Urban Adventures Explore the hidden corners of L.A. that only locals know through this unique tour company. Sip martinis at Hollywood’s infamous watering holes. Discover the diverse neighborhoods by taking a food tour of Koreatown and other ethnic enclaves. In Beverly Hills, breakfast near Tiffany’s and shopping awaits. Or take a breezy bike ride to Venice Beach on the daylong “Total LA Tour.” » URBANADVENTURES.COM

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Dolby® Tour Go behind the scenes of this glamorous, state-of-the-art theatre at Hollywood & Highland that hosts the star-studded Academy Awards, America’s Got Talent, and the world’s top musical acts. View Oscar statuettes, check out the secret celebrity lounge, and more on the 30-minute guided tour. » D O L B Y T H E AT R E . C O M Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the romantic, freeform style of Hollyhock House (built 1919–1921) is a testament to L.A.’s reputation as a cultural trendsetter. Recently restored, the site is open for self-guided and guided tours. » BARNSDALL.ORG/ H O L LY H O C K - H O U S E

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Hollywood Bowl This landmark outdoor venue hosts a schedule of classical, world music, jazz, concerts, and special events. Some of the most popular shows feature dramatic fireworks displays. » H O L LY W O O D B O W L . C O M

Stahl House Pierre Koenig’s mid-century modern masterpiece, Case Study House #22, is quintessentially L.A. Jutting over the edge of the Hollywood Hills, this magical 1959 glass and steel structure has appeared in ad campaigns, fashion spreads, movies, and TV shows. Don’t miss the docent-led tour of this Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument. Reserve tickets on the website. » S TA H L H O U S E . C O M Starline Tours Board a customized 13-passenger vehicle for a drive past the celebrity mansions of Beverly Hills and the Hollywood Hills, including those of Bruno Mars and Halle Berry. » S TA R L I N E T O U R S . C O M

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Gwen Hollywood glam is alive and well at Curtis Stone’s new art deco-inspired restaurant on Sunset Boulevard, where diners enjoy multicourse meals in teal banquettes under crystal chandeliers. Dinner is tasting-menu only, and features prime meats and house-cured charcuterie from the on-site butcher shop. » GWENLA.COM Pizzeria Mozza Treat yourself to innovative pizza fired in a wood-burning oven and other incredible Italian eats from power chefs Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali, who own this renowned pizzeria on the corner of Melrose and Highland. It’s still one of the hottest spots in town, so reservations are recommended. » PIZZERIAMOZZA.COM

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» LOCATED JUST 15 MINUTES FROM HOLLYWOOD, UNIVERSAL CITY IS home to Universal Studios HollywoodSM, the famous theme park that features a legendary studio tour. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how movies are made, then experience amazing rides like Fast & Furious— Supercharged, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, and Transformers™: The Ride-3D. Check out the park’s popular attraction The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, which opened in the spring of 2016. Enjoy live music, dining, shopping, and nightlife under the neon lights of Universal CityWalk®.

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Hilton Los Angeles/ Universal City A perfect sightseeing home base, the pet-friendly, 24-story Hilton is located one block from Universal Studios HollywoodSM— with free shuttles daily—and minutes from the heart of Hollywood. With spectacular views of the hills, your family (and Fido) will enjoy the spacious, well-appointed rooms. » H I LT O N . C O M

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Universal CityWalk® Enjoy the bustling energy of this colorful pedestrianized street at the entrance of Universal Studios HollywoodSM, where 30 restaurants, an array of shops, a cinema, live music, and street performers beckon. With indoor skydiving at iFly and an eight-story iMax, there’s never a dull moment. » C I T Y W A L K H O L LY W O O D . C O M

Universal Studios® Hollywood Get a glimpse of movie-making magic at this Hollywood theme park famed for its backlot studio tour and nail-biting stunt shows. The 3-D motion simulator rides like TransformersTM and Jurassic Park®—The Ride add thrill-seeking excitement, but the latest draw is The Walking Dead Attraction, where post-apocalyptic zombies from the AMC show come to life. The family-friendly Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is a must for kids of all ages. Explore the spectacular re-creation of HogwartsTM castle, cast magic spells with interactive wands in Hogsmeade™ village, and get a taste of delicious ButterbeerTM, a creamy butterscotch soda. » UNIVERSALSTUDIOS H O L LY W O O D . C O M

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Experience the magical mysteries of HogwartsTM castle, the Flight of the Hippogriff ™, and a 3-D Quidditch™ match broomstick flight. Sample the wares of beloved HogsmeadeTM

establishments, such as HoneydukesTM sweets shop, the Three Broomsticks™ restaurant, Zonko’s™ Joke Shop, the Hog’s HeadTM pub, and OllivandersTM wand store. » UNIVERSALSTUDIOS H O L LY W O O D . C O M / HARRYPOTTER

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Ludo Bird Celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec, Petit Trois) does a mean fried chicken at this casual coq-themed stand at Universal CityWalk®, where even down-home sides get a Provençal spin (think: honey lavender biscuits). » LUDOLEFEBVRE.COM/ R E S TA U R A N T S / L U D O B I R D

Wolfgang Puck Bistro Iconic celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck brings his somethingfor-everyone menu of light Cali entrees, salads, and signature pizzas to Universal CityWalk®. A comfortable, casual dining area with large windows and sidewalk patio affords prime people-watching. » WOLFGANGPUCK.COM 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 35


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» GRIFFITH PARK IS ONE OF THE largest municipal parks and urban wilderness areas in the world, featuring incredible views of Los Angeles below and the stars above. At the Griffith Observatory, gaze through the 16-foot-long Zeiss telescope for breathtaking views of the universe. Catch a concert at the Greek Theatre, a landmark outdoor venue hosting unforgettable music performances. The whole family will enjoy the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Autry National Museum of the American West, and Griffith Park’s scenic hiking trails.

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Village, adjacent to Hancock Park. The area’s tree-lined sidewalks are dotted with independent stores and boutiques that evoke a small-town feel. Shop like a local for fresh finds during the Sunday farmers’ market. Grab a gourmet sandwich from the Larchmont Village Wine, Spirits & Cheese shop; nosh on vegan cuisine at Café Gratitude; then treat yourself to all-natural ice cream at Salt & Straw or an espresso milkshake at Go Get Em Tiger.

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» A CREATIVE NEIGHBORHOOD with an independent vibe all its own, Los Feliz lays claim to two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpieces: the Hollyhock House and the Ennis

House. Streets are lined with indie boutiques, eclectic cafes, and dive bars. Start the day with Tex-Mex breakfast tacos, tour the Hollyhock House, then see a movie at the Vintage Vista Theatre, an original 1920s single-screen auditorium in which guests enjoy expansive leg room.

sushi, rustic American, and Italian. Sunset and Glendale boulevards are alive with wine bars, lounges, live music, and Flamenco. For nature-seekers, the reservoir features a walking path and a dog park.

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» ARTSY, TRENDY SILVER LAKE borders Hollywood and Echo Park, near Glendale, home to food trucks, yoga studios, cafes, and boutiques. Winding streets mix Old Hollywood bungalows with Spanish-style, Craftsman, and mid-century modern houses. The Sunset Junction area offers fair-trade coffee, fine cheeses, comic books, vinyl records, vintage glassware, and restaurants. Hyperion Avenue, another dining hub, dishes up

entertainment-industry movers and shakers in West Hollywood, known for its rooftop pools and as the place where rock stars and legendary comedians got their big breaks. The restaurants and designer stores are as famous as the celebrities who frequent them. Take in a performance at a legendary Sunset Strip venue or sample some of the many other nightlife options in this renowned LGBT neighborhood. +

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from Malibu all the way south to San Pedro and the Port of Los Angeles, L.A.’s beach communities are the epitome of Southern California’s endless summer. Santa Monica delights beachgoers with the carnival atmosphere of Santa Monica Pier and the bountiful shopping available at Third Street Promenade. Malibu entices visitors and locals with mile upon mile of beaches and outdoor activities in the Santa Monica Mountains. Famous for its boardwalk, Venice Beach is also the site of Muscle Beach and the Venice Beach Skate Park. Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice is known for its eclectic shops and sophisticated eateries. Marina del Rey is the largest man-made marina in the United States. South of LAX, San Pedro is home to the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center, Battleship USS Iowa, and CRAFTED, a marketplace for dozens of local artisans.

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» SITUATED ALONG 21 MILES OF PRISTINE COASTLINE AND TRAVERSED by the Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu is known for its beaches, celebrity residents, and spectacular setting. Near the historic Malibu Pier is Surfrider Beach, one of the world’s premier surfing spots. Point Dume, Zuma Beach, and nearby Malibu Creek State Park are popular film and TV locations. Restaurants like Geoffrey’s Malibu, Moonshadows, and Nobu Malibu offer diners breathtaking oceanfront views.

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Malibu Beach Inn Just north of Santa Monica and perched on the coast, this upscale boutique hotel is a treat for in-the-know travelers. The rooms are beautiful and serene, with seaside views and private balconies, and are stocked with California wine. Stroll along the beach to the Malibu Pier or cool your heels at Carbon Beach Club, a casual hotel restaurant offering seasonal surf-and-turf meals overlooking the waves. » MALIBUBEACHINN.COM

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Hiking Who says nobody walks in L.A.? Miles of trails wind through the spectacular Malibu landscape, where the mountains meet the sea, providing some of the best coastal hiking in the world. Tuna Canyon and Ocean View Trail promise stunning ocean vistas and a workout, thanks to steep elevation gains. For a more

moderate trek, wander the 2.5-mile loop of Corral Canyon or explore the dramatic rocky coastline of Point Dume and Little Dume. Plan your adventure on the website. » HIKESPEAK.COM Malibu Family Wines, Malibu Wine Safari, Malibu Wine Sailing Malibu Wines offers unique, fun (and not at all stuffy) ways to enjoy wine. New for 2017, taste local varietals aboard a 60-foot yacht while cruising the coastline. Or try Malibu Wine’s animal safari, an expedition through its 1,000-acre Saddleback ranch via open-air vehicle, with stops en route for sipping vino and seeing zebras, camels, and other exotic animals. Traditional wine tastings are offered, too, with alfresco tables near the vineyard, personal servers, and live music on weekends. Make reservations online. » MALIBUSAILING.COM, L A S A FA R I S . C O M , MALIBUWINES.COM

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Mastro’s Ocean Club Another spot for great ocean views, the Malibu outpost of the plush chophouse chain is known for its juicy wet-aged steaks and decadent lobster mashed potatoes. For real retro appeal, order a classic martini or go for broke and get the iced seafood tower. » M A S T R O S R E S TA U R A N T S . C O M Nobu Malibu Nobu Matsuhisa is one of the world’s sushi masters, renowned for his inventive Japanese-Peruvian specialties and multi-course omakase. Fabulous ocean panoramas and warm, wood-accented decor at his seaside outpost elevate this location above the rest. » N O B U R E S TA U R A N T S . C O M / MALIBU

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» VISIT THE LA WATERFRONT IN SAN PEDRO, PART OF THE BUSTLING Port of Los Angeles. Beautiful parks, beaches, an aquarium, and boating adventures acquaint visitors with life near the shore. Admire the Fanfare Fountains and take a self-guided tour of the Battleship USS Iowa, the West Coast’s only U.S. Navy Battleship attraction. Walk through Ports O’ Call Village to take in the views, peruse the shops, and dine in one of the waterfront restaurants.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Pedro – Port of Los Angeles Only six miles from downtown Long Beach and 20 miles from LAX, the DoubleTree Hotel San Pedro fronts the serene Cabrillo Marina, where hundreds of sailboats reside in the harbor’s west channel near the sandy, mile-long Cabrillo Beach. » SANPEDRO.DOUBLETREE.COM

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Battleship USS Iowa Known as the Battleship of Presidents, the USS Iowa is located at the LA Waterfront, the former home of the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet and an area rich in maritime history. Visit the USS Iowa Museum for a glimpse into the past aboard the only battleship exhibit on the West Coast. » PA C I F I C B AT T L E S H I P. C O M

1st Thursday ArtWalk On the first Thursday of each month, downtown San Pedro’s Arts, Culture, and Entertainment District celebrates the arts with an evening of open galleries and studios, street vendors, live entertainment, restaurant specials, and food trucks. » 1 S T T H U R S D AY. C O M Los Angeles Maritime Museum Situated on the main channel of the Port of Los Angeles in the former Municipal Ferry Building, the museum presents exhibits such as a history of commercial diving, a Navy Hall with large ship models, and a fully operational ham radio station operated by volunteers on Sundays. » LAMARITIMEMUSEUM.ORG Spirit Cruises Board a harbor bay cruise out of Ports O’ Call Village to see

more than 50 points of interest, such as sea life and harbor landmarks including the Battleship USS Iowa and the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Fireboat Station, where the largest fireboat in the world, the Warner L. Lawrence, is berthed. » SPIRITMARINE.COM/ PUBLIC-HARBOR-CRUISES

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Ports O’ Call Restaurant Watch ships come into the harbor at this waterfront seafood eatery, where the patio provides a front-row seat to the nation’s largest working port. Sunday jazz brunch is not to be missed, but the popular happy hour (3:00–7:00 p.m. weekdays), complete with romantic sunset views, may lure you away from nearby attractions. » PORTSOCALLDINING.COM San Pedro Fish Market For a unique seaside experience, sail into this open-air, 3,000-seat commissary, the largest fish market and restaurant in SoCal, where the fishmongers will wrap fresh fish to go or prepare it right there to order. Dig into

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Paradise Cove Beach Among Malibu’s legendary beaches, Paradise Cove is the closest you’ll get to a one-stop day of fun in the sun. This public beach is adjacent to a company of the same name that provides a fully stocked beach experience: a restaurant, bar, patio, beach beds for lounging, and more. Large groups can reserve beach terraces online. » PA R A D I S E C O V E M A L I B U . C O M


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the famous shrimp tray while gazing at the San Pedro Harbor from the waterside tables. Add in roving mariachi bands and cold beer on tap, and there’s nothing in L.A. quite like it. » SANPEDROFISH.COM

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» THE LAX CORRIDOR IS THE gateway to L.A. and offers a fun layover or a home base for further travels. The Gateway offers one of L.A.’s highest concentrations of hotels, including most major brands. The Ocean Express is a private shuttle that takes passengers to Manhattan Beach, shopping centers, and popular dining areas.

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» THE QUINTESSENTIAL L.A. beach city, Hermosa Beach displays wide stretches of sand where famous surf and volleyball competitions are held. Take advantage of the beautiful weather to sunbathe, rent a bike, ride a skateboard, or Rollerblade along The Strand. Visit the historic Hermosa Beach Pier for food and drinks, then take in the stunning coastal views that stretch all the way to Santa Monica. Browse in the boutiques on Pier Avenue.

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» KNOWN AS “THE PEARL OF the South Bay,” Manhattan Beach was immortalized in the lyrics of The Beach Boys’ classic “Surfin’ U.S.A.” Take a gander at the impressive beachfront real estate as you walk, run, bike, Rollerblade, or skateboard on The Strand. Downtown Manhattan Beach is a culinary hotbed with seafood shacks, gastropubs, and fine dining options.

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» TRY SPORTFISHING, KAYAKING, paddle boarding, or whale watching from Marina del Rey. Explore the Waterside shopping center, full of restaurants and shops, then relax at a top-rated lounge or join fans from all around the country at a local sports bar.

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» NAMED ONE OF THE “TOP 10 Beach Cities” by National Geographic, Santa Monica is one of L.A.’s most popular destinations for domestic and international visitors alike. Shopping ranges from the sleek outdoor Santa Monica Place to quaint boutiques along

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Main Street. A robust nightlife takes root in a variety of pubs, craft cocktail bars, and live music venues. Visit Pacific Park at the Santa Monica Pier for amusement-park fun, a ride on its historic carousel, and a meal at one of its numerous dining establishments.

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» LOCATED BETWEEN SANTA Monica and Marina del Rey along the Pacific Ocean, Venice is famous for its boardwalk. Built to resemble Venice, Italy, the neighborhood features a network of canals and colonnade architecture. A gathering place for street performers, artists, and

beachgoers from all walks of life, Venice Beach offers some of the best people watching in Los Angeles. Watch Gold’s Gym bodybuilders flex their muscles. Admire murals and street art, then stroll Abbot Kinney Boulevard’s art galleries, hip clothing stores, stylish eateries, bars, and cafes. Shop for finds from street vendors. +

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Aquarium of the Pacific Get up close to the diverse animals of the Pacific Ocean, from jellyfish to penguins. » aquariumofpacific.org

Dodger Stadium Tours Take a 90-minute behind-thescenes walking tour of Major League Baseball’s third-oldest stadium, the historic 56,000seat ballpark that has served as the home field of the Los Angeles Dodgers since 1962. Take in the view from the field, get a look inside the Dodger dugout, venture into the Vin Scully Press Box, and check out the awards, World Series trophies, and other team treasures on display. » dodgers.com/tours

Griffith Park Within Griffith Park’s 4,310 acres lie some of L.A.’s most memorable family attractions including the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens (lazoo.org), the Griffith Park Pony Ride (griffithparkponyride.com), the Autry National Center (theautry.org), and 53 miles of hiking trails. » laparks.org/dos/griffithpark

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Kidspace Children’s Museum The Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena engages and inspires children with its creative interactive exhibits on science and nature. » kidspacemuseum.org

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens More than 1,100 critters reside at the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Many of the 250 species are endangered. Check out the zoo’s Rainforest of the Americas exhibit. » lazoo.org

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library Exhibits include an on-board tour of Air Force One, the plane that flew President Reagan more than 660,000 miles to 26 countries and 46 U.S. states and also served presidents Nixon, Carter, Ford, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, and George W. Bush during its 1973–2001 tenure. A full-size replica of the Oval Office lends insight into Reagan’s day-today life as president. Get a bite at the museum’s pub, and don’t miss the peaceful memorial site, where President Reagan was laid to rest on June 11, 2004. » reaganfoundation.org

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios ® Hollywood TM

Newly opened this spring, the theme park welcomes Harry Potter fans to experience the magical mysteries of HogwartsTM Castle, the Flight of the Hippogriff TM roller coaster, and Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyTM, a 3-D QuidditchTM match broomstick flight. Guests will also be able to sample the wares of beloved HogsmeadeTM establishments, such as HoneydukesTM sweets shop, the Three BroomsticksTM restaurant, Zonko’sTM Joke Shop, the Hog’s HeadTM pub, and OllivandersTM wand store. » universalstudios hollywood.com/harrypotter

Zimmer Children’s Museum The Zimmer’s hands-on exhibits are designed to help children learn about the “Big Ideas” of global citizenship, community responsibility, and cultural sensitivity. » zimmermuseum.org


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F O R FA M I L I E S Delight children with kid-friendly attractions that bring history and literature to life and make learning about science, nature, and global citizenship fun.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Peruse the museum’s Nature Gardens, Nature Lab, and the Otis Booth Pavilion, where a prized 63-foot fin whale skeleton is suspended upside down in a diving position. » nhm.org

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Bike through the Venice canals.

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Plan moments that take your breath away: experience a vertical wind tunnel, see exotic animals on a wine-tasting safari, and take in majestic L.A. views from a mountaintop, a helicopter, a horse’s back, and a Ferris wheel.

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Malibu Discovery Tours

Soak up exhilarating panoramic views of Los Angeles by booking a helicopter tour. Anthelion offers eight different tours of the city’s iconic skyline in a state-of-the-art chopper. Float over the coastline on the Surf and Sand tour, enjoy unparalleled vistas of Hollywood, see the twinkling lights of Downtown at night, or choose the Twilight Tour to experience the magic hour like never before. Thrill-seekers can also customize their own aerial adventure. » anthelionhelicopters.com

A 605-acre sanctuary with a tranquil reservoir bordered by grasses and evergreens, Franklin Canyon Park has more than five miles of hiking trails including the Discovery Trail, an easy stroll around the reservoir, or the more difficult Hastain Trail, with views from West L.A. to the Pacific. » lamountains.com

Enjoy the fabulous food, wine, and scenery of Malibu while being pampered at every turn with your very own host and chaffered luxury vehicle. Malibu Discovery offers eight guided tours through spectacular coastal landscape. The Wine Country Trail, with stops at three tasting rooms, is the most popular, but other excursions include visits to famous filming locations like Paramount Movie Ranch, stops at area beaches, and an outing to the Ronald Reagan Library, complete with a VIP reception. » malibudiscovery.com

Aqua Surf School All you need to do is show up ready to surf and a professional Aqua Surf instructor will meet you at the beach with a wetsuit, a board, and guidance to get you catching a wave. Aqua Surf offers private and group instruction for surfers age four and up at all skill levels. » aquasurf.com

Bikes and Hikes LA Take an eco-friendly, health-conscious tour through some of L.A.’s secret gems and most popular areas with the “LA in a Day Bike Tour.” During the six-hour tour, you’ll pedal past more than 30 celebrity homes, Route 66, UCLA, Venice Beach, and more. » bikesandhikesla.com

Group 3 Aviation See the Southland from the air. Fly along the coast of Malibu, over the Santa Monica Pier, and into Beverly Hills. Cruise over Sunset Boulevard and within minutes among Downtown’s mirrored buildings at dusk. » group3aviation.com

Hornblower Cruises Set sail to relax and dine in the city’s prettiest harbor, Marina del Rey. Hornblower treats guests to a romantic four-course dinner of seasonal fare at sunset. Once night falls, dance on the ship’s deck under the stars to the tunes of a DJ. Brunch cruises and daytime harbor tours are also available. » hornblower.com

iFly Hollywood Experience the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of a plane in iFly’s vertical wind tunnel. No parachute, no jumping, and no plane, just a cushion of air and an adrenaline rush. Located at Universal CityWalk®. » hollywood.iflyworld.com

Malibu Wine Safari Make wine tasting an adventure on a Malibu Wine Safari. Get up close and personal with the exotic ranch animals and sample some of the best local wines on a tour of a 1,000-acre vineyard and ranch in Malibu. » lasafaris.com

Pedal…or Not: Electric Bicycle Tours Pedal or let the electric motor do the work while you experience Santa Monica, Venice, and the Venice canals. Get an up-close look at Muscle Beach, Venice Beach Skate Park, and all the Venice highlights. » pedalornot.net

Perry’s Café and Beach Rentals With a large fleet of bicycles and 12 locations throughout Santa Monica, Venice, and the South Bay, Perry’s has something for everyone, from beach cruisers to tricycles and kiddie carts. For an excursion to legendary beach locations, check out Perry’s “Legends Historic Bike Tours.” » perryscafe.com

Santa Monica Pier Along this historic landmark are food stands, restaurants, an arcade, and an aquarium. Put your fishing gear to work, or ride the Ferris wheel for a spectacular view of the L.A. coastline. » santamonicapier.org

Sunset Ranch Hollywood Take in views of L.A. by horseback on one of Sunset Ranch’s popular tours. The Best View and BBQ is a two-hour evening tour to Mt. Hollywood that includes a catered barbecue at the ranch. » sunsetranchhollywood.com

YAS Fitness Centers Athletes of all types flock to YAS Fitness Center for its unique integration of yoga and spinning. The Yoga for Athletes class gets the happy endorphins flowing while improving balance, flexibility, and stamina at the same time. With three gorgeous studios (in Downtown, Silver Lake, and Venice) and the option of one-hour or half-hour classes, there’s no excuse not to give this calorie-burner a try. » go2yas.com/studios/classes/ yoga-for-athletes

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F O R G L I T Z A N D G L A M O U R FA N S See familiar film locations, studio back lots, famous costumes, and where the stars walk the red carpet to receive their iconic golden statues.

Hollywood & Highland and the Dolby Theatre®

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Site of the Dolby Theatre and the Academy Awards®, Hollywood & Highland offers shopping and dining just steps from the stars along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Shop at Lucky Brand Jeans and Louis Vuitton, then dine at a local favorite, The Grill on Hollywood, or California Pizza Kitchen. » hollywoodandhighland.com

Get up close and personal with amazingly lifelike facsimiles of celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn, Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp, and Will Smith. » madametussauds.com/hollywood

Hollywood Forever Cemetery One of Los Angeles’s oldest, this cemetery is the final resting place of film-industry greats such as Cecil B. DeMille and Rudolph Valentino. » hollywoodforever.com

Get a great view of the Hollywood Sign from Lake Hollywood Park.

Red Line Tours’ Hollywood Behindthe-Scenes This 75-minute walking tour takes you to the locations where movies starring A-list celebrities, like Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, and Mark Wahlberg, were filmed. See legendary movie palaces, get a look at the Hollywood Sign, visit celebrities’ favorite hidden hideaways, and walk in the footsteps of Oscar®-winning stars at the site of the Academy Awards®. » redlinetours.com/la

The Hollywood Museum Located in the historic Max Factor Building, The Hollywood Museum boasts the largest collection of memorabilia in the world: more than 10,000 items including costumes, props, photographs, scripts, stars’ personal belongings, and other vintage movie artifacts, such as Marilyn Monroe’s honeymoon dress, Elvis’s bathrobe, the jail cell from Silence of the Lambs, and Rocky’s boxing gloves. » thehollywoodmuseum.com

TCL Chinese Theatres The famous forecourt at TCL Chinese Theatres holds the handprints and footprints of hundreds of stars from Marilyn Monroe to Nicolas Cage. » tclchinesetheatres.com

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Explore the studios’ back lots, visit the archive with costumes and props from the Batman and Harry Potter films, and tour one of the many soundstages. The Big Bang Theory, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Conan are all filmed in soundstages on the lot. » wbstudiotour.com

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FOR CULTURE AFICIONADOS Take in 15 world-famous works on exhibit in Los Angeles and more than a dozen free-admission museums. Two, a stainless steel sculpture by British artist Robert Adams, Getty Center

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W O R L D - FA M O U S W O R K S O F A R T Don’t miss the chance to see the masterpieces residing in the permanent collections of L.A.’s leading museums.

Norton Simon Museum » 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena 91105, 626.449.6840, nortonsimon.org PA I N T I N G S

The Getty Center » 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A. 90049, 310.440.7300, getty.edu PA I N T I N G S

Van Gogh’s Irises; Renoir’s La Promenade

Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait; Raphael’s Madonna and Child with Book; Van Gogh’s iconic Mulberry Tree; Zurbarán’s Still Life with Lemons, Oranges, and a Rose

Installation view by Swiss artist Shahryar Nashat, Hammer Museum

The Hammer Museum » 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 90024, 310.443.7000, hammer.ucla.edu PA I N T I N G

John Singer Sargent’s Dr. Pozzi at Home

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens » 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino 91108, 626.405.2100, huntington.org PA I N T I N G S

Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy; Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Pinkie RARE DOCUMENTS

An original Gutenberg Bible; one of the earliest illustrated manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales

Los Angeles County Museum of Art » 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 90036, 323.857.6000, lacma.org PA I N T I N G S

La Tour’s The Magdalen with the Smoking Flame; Rivera’s Flower Day; Magritte’s Treachery of Images

Museum of Contemporary Art » 250 S. Grand Ave., L.A. 90012, 213.626.6222, moca.org C O M B I N E PA I N T I N G

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FREE-ADMISSION MUSEUMS Annenberg Space for Photography This facility displays contemporary photography exhibits, often with accompanying documentaries.** » 213.403.3000, annenbergspacefor photography.org

Avila Adobe A California Historical Landmark, the adobe building housing this museum was built in 1818 by prominent rancher and former mayor Francisco Avila. Located on Olvera Street within a re-creation of an early Californian marketplace, it is furnished as it may have been in the late 1840s and is open for tours. » 213.485.6855, elpueblo.lacity. org/sightssounds/ historicstructures/theavilaadobe/ index.htm

The Banning Museum The 1864 Greek Revival residence is the former home of General Phineas Banning, “father” of the Los Angeles Harbor.* » 310.548.7777, thebanningmuseum.org

The Broad This 120,000-square-foot contemporary art museum displays nearly 2,000 works, comprising one of the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art in the world. » 213.232.6200, thebroad.org **Check website for parking availability and fees.

California African American Museum Exhibits and more than 4,000 artifacts and pieces of memorabilia share the history, art, and culture of African Americans.** » 213.744.7432, caamuseum.org

California Science Center Science exhibits at the center are free; for a nominal fee, see the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Also visit the free, adjacent Air and Space Gallery.** » 323.SCIENCE, californiasciencecenter.org

FIDM Museum & Galleries This collection of historic dress, accessories, and textiles includes film and theater costumes.** » 213.623.5821, fidmmuseum.org

Fowler Museum at UCLA Exhibitions here explore past and present global arts and cultures from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and Native and Latin America.** » 310.825.4361, fowler.ucla.edu

Getty Center and Getty Villa Visit both locations: the Center, featuring paintings, decorative arts, photography, and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the 21st century; and the Villa, a replica of an ancient Roman country house, exhibiting Greek and Roman antiquities. Free advance tickets required for the villa.** » 310.440.7300, getty.edu

Hammer Museum This cutting-edge arts institution at UCLA connects the classics and the contemporary through varied collections, wide-ranging exhibitions, and provocative programs.** » 310-443-7000, hammer.ucla.edu

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust This museum raises awareness about the Holocaust through exhibits, events, and survivor speakers. » 323.651.3704, lamoth.org

The Paley Center for Media A perfect stop for television buffs, this center features exhibits that focus on a particular series or time period. Guided tours offer information on the center’s history, collection, and current programs.* » 310.786.1000, paleycenter.org

Santa Monica Museum of Art This art museum in Santa Monica houses contemporary works in all media from international, national, and local artists.* » 310.586.6488, http://smmoa.org

Travel Town This unusual display showcases restored historic train equipment (including a 104-ton locomotive) and other vehicles that played a role in the development of Los Angeles and the southwestern United States.* » 323.662.5874, traveltown.org


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Get a streetside view of the Arts District murals with Metro Bike Share.

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FOR TRAVELERS WITHOUT WHEELS The City of Angels is often depicted in films and television shows as a car-required town. Savvy Angelenos, though, avoid traffic, making their way around L.A. in myriad ways, all sans automobile. Here are a few new transportation options that showcase the best of the city. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Stretching from Downtown to Santa Monica, the Metro Expo Line, L.A.’s rail/bus system, is ideal for touring the city sans wheels. Start at Expo Park/USC for a visit to the California Science Center, Natural History Museum, and Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Hop off at the Culver City station to peruse the shops and restaurants in the Helms Bakery district and at The Platform. Next up is 26th Street/Bergamot, a former railroad station that now houses Bergamot Station Arts Center. The end of the line calls for window shopping at Santa Monica Place and Third Street Promenade. Where to catch the sunset? On the Santa Monica Pier, atop Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel. » metro.net

Metro Bike Share New to the Metro mix: shared bicycles. Metro Bike Share has up to 1,000 self-service bikes at approximately 65 Downtown stations. The affordable service makes it easy to get around, whether you’re connecting between transit lines, running errands, or sightseeing. Take the bikes to the Arts District to see murals by bike, ride to amazing eats at the Central Market, or cruise the historic core and gaze up at the architecture. » metro.net/bikeshare

Downtown LA Walking Tours There’s a lot to love about our fair city, and Downtown LA Walking Tours points out some

hidden gems during its two-hour guided tours. Choose from nine different public outings and see iconic landmarks on the LA’s Beginnings tour or visit a punk palace, see neon art, and Instagram yourself with angel wings on the Arts District Tour. » dtlawalkingtours.com

Red Line Tours Visit movie locations, find your favorite celebrity’s star on the Walk of Fame, view the Hollywood Sign, and more on this expertly guided Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes walking tour. » redlinetours.com/la

Six Taste Food Tours Foodies will delight in nine citywide walking excursions offered by Six Taste Food Tours. One option that highlights the city’s melting pot of cultures is their weekly

Downtown L.A. tour. The four-hour tour covers 12 blocks with stops at up to seven eateries, ranging in cuisines including Thai, Jamaican, and Mexican. On foot, the tastings are a guilt-free way to get those steps in. » sixtaste.com

Avital Food Tours Experience the tastes of Downtown, Koreatown, or Venice Beach as four-course progressive dining experiences, which build from appetizers to entrée and finish with desert. » avitaltours.com

Melting Pot Tours Get an insider’s tour of the diverse L.A. dining scene with Melting Pot Tours, co-owned by a Los Angeles chef. Melting Pot guides are experts not only on where to eat, but also on what to eat. » meltingpottours.com

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FOR ENTERTAINMENT SEEKERS Catch memorable theatrical, dance, and music performances at these seven major centers. The Forum

The Music Center

Enjoy a music concert under an LED-created star-filled ceiling at this recently renovated 17,500-seat indoor stadium in Inglewood that has been a Los Angeles landmark since 1968. » fabulousforum.com

See a play, concert, or ballet at one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. The Music Center’s four theatres include the famous Walt Disney Concert Hall and the historic Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and are home to the LA Opera, Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, and the LA Phil. » musiccenter.org

Geffen Playhouse Renowned for its original theater productions, the Geffen offers eight plays per season in two venues. Over the past decade, the theater has featured award-winning actors including Annette Bening, Laurence Fishburne, Neil Patrick Harris, and David Hyde Pierce. » geffenplayhouse.com

GRAMMY Museum® For a fascinating journey into the history of music, visit the GRAMMY Museum, located just steps from STAPLES Center. Four floors of exhibits, interactive experiences, and films explore the enduring legacies recorded music. Temporary exhibits have included “Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?” and “All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur.” » grammymuseum.org

Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE Site of the Emmy Awards, the Microsoft Theater hosts concerts, special events, and frequent red-carpet movie premieres. The theater’s state-of-the-art technology and mid-size intimacy make it a favorite venue for both performers and fans. » microsofttheater.com

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STAPLES Center STAPLES Center is the site of hundreds of concert events. During her 1989 World Tour stop at STAPLES, Taylor Swift was awarded a banner by Kobe Bryant to commemorate her record-setting 16 sold-out concerts, the most by any artist in the venue’s 17-year history. » staplescenter.com

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts The Wallis, located in Beverly Hills, hosts a series of theater and dance performances, lectures, and film events in two venues—the restored, original 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office (on the National Register of Historic Places) and the contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Bram Goldsmith Theater. » thewallis.org


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SHOPPING CENTERS THE AMERICANA AT BR AND ³ The best of the best are here, from many first-to-the-region shops and stylish boutiques to national blockbusters, including H&M, Tory Burch, Apple, Free People, and Barneys New York. › 889 Americana Way, Glendale 91210, americanaatbrand.com

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³Beverly Center is one of Southern California’s premier fashion destinations where the diverse styles and tastes of Los Angeles are reflected in a portfolio of more than 100 boutiques, including luxury retailers such as Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Salvatore Ferragamo. › 8500 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 90048, beverlycenter.com

THE BLOC ³ Having undergone a major transformation, The Bloc is L.A.’s newest shopping mecca with an open-air courtyard, Macy’s flagship store, unique shops and restaurants, and a connection to the Seventh Street/Metro Center station. › theblocdowntown.com

FIGAT7TH ³Downtown L.A.’s shopping and dining plaza, FIGat7th houses major retailers Target, Zara, and H&M, as well as dining options including Morton’s, Mendocino Farms, and City Tavern. › 7th Street and Figueroa Street, Los Angeles 90017, figat7th.com

THE GROVE ³The Grove’s wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options and village atmosphere make it a favorite spot for both locals and visitors. Shops include Nordstrom, Michael Kors, Splendid, and Vince. › 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles 90036,

POKETO

ONLY IN L.A. Trendsetters head to these exclusive-to-L.A. shops to find the latest in fashion, jewelry, and accessories.

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H O L LY W O O D & HIGHLAND ³The shopping and entertainment complex in the heart of Hollywood includes the TCL Chinese Theatres; the Dolby Theatre®, the home of the Academy Awards®; and a wide range of dining establishments and shops. › 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood 90028, hollywoodandhighland. com

L A FASHION DISTRICT ³The LA Fashion District is 100 blocks of independently owned retail and wholesale businesses with apparel, accessories, and footwear for the entire family. It is also home to the LA Flower District, which includes both the LA Flower Market—the largest floral mart in the United States—and the California Flower Mall; the LA Fabric District, which has the largest selection of fabrics and notions in Southern

DECADES

Fashionistas and collectors look to Decades on Melrose Avenue for mint-condition vintage couture and designer pieces dating back to the 1920s. › decadesinc.com

HEIST

Owner and buyer Nilou Ghodsi hand-picks every item in her stylish Abbot Kinney shop, which features pieces from emerging talent alongside well-established designers such as Isabel Marant and Raquel Allegra. › shopheist.com

MOHAWK GENERAL STORE

Regularly found on “best places to shop in L.A.” lists, Mohawk first opened in Silver Lake in 2008 and is now also in Pasadena. These lifestyle boutiques pull together a cool collection of men’s and women’s fashion, candles, jewelry, and books. › mohawkgeneralstore.com

POKETO

Founded in 2003 by husband-and-wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, Poketo curates a carefully crafted selection of accessories, fashion, books, and beauty products at two locations: the Poketo Flagship in the Arts District of Downtown L.A. and Poketo at The Line hotel. › poketo.com

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LA JEWELRY DISTRICT

³Located near the Fashion District in a 12-block area at the center of Downtown Los Angeles, the LA Jewelry District is bordered by 5th Street and 8th Street between Olive Street and Broadway.

THE ORIGINAL FARMERS MARKET ³The Original Farmers Market is a landmark historic area of shops, restaurants, food stalls, and gourmet shops adjacent to The Grove. It first opened in July 1934 and now offers a diverse group of vendors from Farm Boy Produce to Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market. › 6333 West Third Street Los Angeles 90036, farmersmarketla.com

SANTA MONICA PL ACE ³Located in downtown Santa Monica, Santa Monica Place comprises more than 80 stores and restaurants, including Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Nike, an indoor/outdoor food court, and a rooftop dining area with a view of the coastline. › 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica 90401, santamonicaplace.com

UNIVERSAL CIT Y WALK® ³A two-block hub of entertainment, dining, and shopping, plus live music and clubs. › 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City 91608, citywalkhollywood. com

WESTFIELD CENTURY CITY ³Located in bustling Century City, this shopping mall features popular eateries RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen, Toscanova, and Meizhou Dongpo, and premium retailers including Bloomingdale’s, Free People, Tesla, and Tiffany & Co. › 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles 90067, westfield.com

WESTFIELD SANTA ANITA ³The premier shopping destination in the San Gabriel Valley, Westfield Santa Anita offers a wide range of shopping from major brands to boutique specialties including H&M, Nordstrom, Forever 21, and M•A•C Cosmetics. The center also has a movie theater and restaurants Din Tai Fung, Caffe Concerto,

Dave & Buster’s, and Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, among others. › 400 South Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia 91007, westfield.com

WESTFIELD TOPANGA & THE VILLAGE ³From luxury fashion to fine food, Westfield Topanga & The Village captures the essence of Los Angeles. › 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91303, westfield.com/topanga

OUTLET SHOPPING CAMARILLO PREMIUM OUTLETS

³This cluster of 160 outlet stores about 55 miles north of Downtown L.A. includes Armani Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Store, and Barneys New York Warehouse. › 740 East Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo 93010, premiumoutlets. com/camarillo

CITADEL OUTLETS

³Some 130 brand-name stores including adidas,

L O U I S V U I T T O N , B E V E R LY C E N T E R

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CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles A craft marketplace located in the classic Warehouse No. 10, CRAFTED offers the works of dozens of local artists, designers, and artisanal food makers. 112 East 22nd Street, San Pedro 90731, craftedportla.com Kate Spade New York, Coach Factory, and Michael Kors Outlet. › 100 Citadel Drive, Los Angeles 90040, citadeloutlets.com

DESERT HILLS PREMIUM OUTLETS

³Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Neiman Marcus Last Call are a few of the stores found among the 180 shops at Desert Hills. › 48400 Seminole Drive, Cabazon 92230, premiumoutlets.com

ONTARIO MILLS

³California’s largest outlet and value shopping retail destination is an indoor climate-controlled mall with more than 200 stores including Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Coach Factory Store, Nike Factory Store, and many more. › One Mills Circle, Ontario 91764, simon.com/ontariomills +

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California; and Santee Alley, a famed Downtown open-air bazaar. The entire district is open to both the public and the trade. › fashiondistrict.org


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EATING

ANGELENO

STYLE

T W E N T Y- F I V E P L A C E S T O G E T A Q U I N T E S S E N T I A L L O S A N G E L E S D I N I N G E X P E R I E N C E .

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little off the beaten track to discover authenticity. That’s the case with La Casita Mexicana, which is located about 10 miles south of Downtown L.A. Chefs Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu are stars on Univision and Telemundo’s Top Chef and revered by lovers of traditional Mexican cuisine. Their recipes, including a 46-ingredient mole sauce that’s been in their family for generations, are complex, layered, and well worth the small trek. » 4030 East Gage Avenue, Bell 90201, casitamex.com

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B E V E R LY H I L L S

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THERE ARE LOTS OF WAYS TO

experience this classic Parisian bistro from Thomas Keller of the legendary restaurant French Laundry. Enjoy impeccable steak frites or roasted chicken in the polished dining room. Settle into the zinc bar for oysters and a glass of bubbly. Or take a break from shopping on nearby Rodeo Drive and join a friend for cheese, charcuterie, and wine at an outdoor cafe table on the lovely colonnade of Bar Bouchon. » 235 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210, thomaskeller.com

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GEORGIE A MONTAGE BALTAIRE B E V E R LY H I L L S

BRENTWOOD

GEOFFREY ZAKARIAN, CHEF/

THIS POSH STEAKHOUSE IS A LOCAL

restaurateur and Food Network host and judge, is at the helm of this elegant new spot and it’s definitely ready for its close-up. From the garden-inspired interior to the chic blue-and-salmon outfits of the servers and the bartenders’ white dinner jackets, everything is picture-perfect, both evoking the swank of an earlier era yet totally modern. Georgie is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so you can go from spelt pancakes in the morning to a warm lobster roll at midday and then to a dinner of Dover sole with morels and pickled ramps. The martini cart sizzles, with lemon peel garnishes flamed with a lit match.

favorite in Brentwood, a Westside neighborhood that’s home to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But even if you don’t find yourself within whispering distance of an A-lister, you’ll have a blockbuster experience. The sprawling patio, framed by citrus trees, is one of the best outdoor dining spaces in all of L.A., the cocktails are top-notch, the wine list exhaustive, and the prime cuts and seafood superb. The must-have dessert: bourbon croissant bread pudding.

» 225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills

SADDLE PEAK LODGE

90210, georgierestaurant.com

» 11647 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles 90049, baltaire.com

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CALABASAS

IT’S A LONG, WINDING ROAD TO THIS

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B E V E R LY H I L L S IN A 2012 MAKEOVER OF THE ICONIC

Wolfgang Puck flagship, some of the starch was taken out of the room, though the white tablecloths remain. Streamlined, modern, and full of light, thanks to a huge skylight, Spago has introduced a small plates menu that adds to the high-end conviviality. To experience the full artistry of executive chef Lee Hefter and chef de cuisine Tetsu Yahagi, indulge in the California Tasting Menu.

elegant, romantic lair in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. A former stop on the Pony Express, Saddle Peak specializes in game, with offerings like elk tenderloin, buffalo short ribs, emu flat iron steak, and seared venison carpaccio. Fish offerings include terrific Idaho rainbow trout and Vancouver Island salmon. Many a marriage proposal has been proffered before it was time for dessert: a trio of house-made sorbets or banana and huckleberry bread pudding. » 419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas 91302, saddlepeaklodge.com

» 176 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210, wolfgangpuck.com

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C U LV E R C I T Y

DOWNTOWN

ORSA & WINSTON

KOREAN BBQ COMES TO THE

SUFFER FROM MENU INDECISIVENESS?

westside in this handsome storefront that offers all-you-can-eat menus at lunch ($17.99) and dinner ($24.99 or $29.99, with premium options that include rib eye, beef bulgogi, and shrimp). Chef Chris Oh tweaks tradition with irreverence, like his bone marrow corn cheese that doubles as a bone “luge” for soju shots. The playful cocktail list includes a Watermelon Soju, which is topped with Fruity Pebbles and Pop Rocks.

Check out this tiny Downtown restaurant where dinner is prix fixe. Just pick a tasting menu of six to 20-plus courses. After that, the Asian-Italian fusion dishes (e.g., spaghetti with uni butter) are chef’s choice. Wine pairings, and about a dozen “alla carta” dishes are also available.

» 3829 Main Street, Culver City 90232, hanjip.com

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HATCHET HALL C U LV E R C I T Y

YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH HATCHET

Hall even before you taste the woodfired, innovative Southern fare like chicken liver and onion jam piled on grilled bread, flat iron ruby trout, slow-cooked collard greens, and potatoes cooked in beef fat. The cocktails are crush-worthy, too, especially the tableside martinis. For an after-dinner drink, check out the Old Man Bar in back.

» 122 West 4th Street, Los Angeles 90013, orsaandwinston.com

» 114 East 2nd Street, Los Angeles 90012, redbird.la

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GWEN BUTCHER SHOP & RESTAURANT H O L LY W O O D

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REDBIRD

DOWNTOWN IF YOU EXPERIENCE A FEELING OF

holiness while dining here, it may be because Redbird is housed in what was the rectory of the now-deconsecrated St. Vibiana’s cathedral. Or it might just be chef Neal Fraser’s heavenly cuisine, which is as lofty as the setting. Porterhouse steak, bone-in rib eye, and a whole black bass are all prepared for two, while the rack of red wattle pork tops a tangle of hazelnuts, spaetzle

THIS LABOR OF LOVE FROM CURTIS

Stone, of Maude Restaurant, and his brother Luke combines a Europeanstyle butcher shop up front with a fine-dining restaurant that offers an elevated meat-centric menu. Booking an “experience” here requires stalking your prey rigorously, and Gwen uses a ticketed reservations system, which covers the cost of two dinners (not including tax, tips, or drinks). You can also enjoy a sample of swank on the patio, and you may well spot some celebrity carnivores here. The Hollywood Reporter has dubbed Gwen “the most ambitious and accomplished restaurant in Hollywood by a mile.”

» 12517 West Washington Boulevard,

» 6600 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood 90028,

Los Angeles 90066, hatchethallla.com

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dumplings, and artichokes. Stop here for happy hour as part of a progressive Downtown dinner and enjoy a first course of rabbit wings, mini chicken potpie, and roasted shishito peppers with crunchy quinoa. The mint juleps are, of course, stirred, not shaken.


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Dining

+ Baltaire

SQIRL

Petit Trois allows walk-ins only. » 716 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90038, troismec.com, petittrois.com

H O L LY W O O D TOAST MAY SEEM THE MOST

pedestrian of foods, but not at this tiny storefront cafe. Expect a wait of 20 minutes or more on weekends for toasted brioche slathered with house-made ricotta and proprietor Jessica Koslow’s small-batch seasonal jams. If you can skip the toast—and many can’t—try the brown rice porridge with toasted hazelnuts or the sorrel rice bowl with preserved Meyer lemon, feta, and poached egg.

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MALIBU FARM RESTAURANT MALIBU

H O L LY W O O D

THESE TWO FRENCH SPOTS SIT IN A

» 23000 Pacific Coast Highway,

nondescript strip mall, making it hard to believe they’ve landed on Food & Wine and Bon Appétit’s lists of top U.S. restaurants. But naysayers become converts once they experience chef Ludo Lefebvre’s five-course tasting menu (“with additional snacks”) at Trois Mec or his revelatory Boursin cheese omelet at its more casual neighbor. Dinner at the 26-seat Trois Mec requires buying tickets in advance; the 21-stool

Malibu 90265, malibu-farm.com

sqirlla.com

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TROIS MEC AND PETIT TROIS

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» 903 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach 90266, thearthurj.com

IT WOULD MAKE FOR A GREAT

screenplay. Swedish model-turnedbackyard farmer Helene Henderson hosts pop-up dinners at the edge of Malibu Pier. The pop-ups become a restaurant drawing loyal locals including celebs. (Henderson is married to John Stockwell, director of the surf flick Blue Crush.) With a view this great, the food doesn’t have to be exceptional, but just-picked produce and pristine seafood ensure that it is. Also on the Pier, Henderson’s no-reservations, counter-service-only cafe.

» 720 Virgil Avenue, #4, Los Angeles 90029,

dress code is more tie-dyed than jacket and tie. Wet- and dry-aged prime beef is prepared on a huge wood-fired grill. Options like poached lobster and rack of lamb are offered under the “a beef with beef” menu category. Playfulness continues with a wine list organized by screen star names like Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, and Audrey Hepburn.

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M A N H AT TA N B E AC H CHEF DAVID LEFEVRE BRINGS SWANK

surfside with this steakhouse, his third hit restaurant in Manhattan Beach. Sophisticated as the room may be, the

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SUGARFISH BY SUSHI NOZAWA MARINA DEL REY

A PIONEER IN BRINGING SUSHI TO

L.A., Kazunori Nozawa was the celebrated and imperious chef at his namesake restaurant in Studio City for 25 years. When Sushi Nozawa closed its doors in 2012, the raw fish guru went on to open a collection of restaurants that would make sushi more accessible, beginning with this location in the Waterside shopping center. There are three “Trust Me” menus, at $22, $32, and $42. There are no reservations and no tipping (a 16 percent service charge is added to the bill). It all adds up to some of the best and most affordable sushi you’ll find in all of L.A., so prepare for a wait. » 4722¼ Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, sugarfishsushi.com

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Discover a historic

HIDDEN GEM in Southern California From scenic hiking to boutique downtown shopping to creative dining to perusing world-class museums, Pasadena embodies the California lifestyle that travelers who venture off the beaten path will experience.

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S A N TA MON ICA

+ The Bellwether

+ Hanjip

FROM JON SHOOK AND VINNY

THIS SOARING 200- SEAT SOUTHEAST

Dotolo, the duo behind faves Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec, and Petit Trois, comes this modern take on an Italian-American joint. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Jon & Vinny’s offers nearly a dozen pizzas as well as housemade pasta and old-time classic like meatballs, chicken parmesan, and, for dessert, New York cheesecake, tiramisu, cannoli, and soft-serve ice cream. Tip: Don’t overlook the terrific salads, like arugula with shaven zucchini and a shower of Pepato cheese.

Asian brasserie from husband-and-wife team Bryant and Kim Ng is perpetually packed. Small wonder. It was named one of the best new 2016 restaurants by Bon Appétit and received a knockout three-star review in The New York Times. Enjoy the expansive Eastmeets-West menu that ranges from chilled seafood offerings like snow crab claws in a charred tomato and almond sauce, charcuterie platters that include Singaporean candied pork and Vietnamese meatloaf, and appetizers that showcase grilled pig’s tail and an egg custard with sea urchin. Bring lots of friends so you can move on to the big plates.

» 412 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles 90036, jonandvinnys.com

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UNION

PA S A D E N A + Saddle Peak Lodge

CASSIA

A NEIGHBORHOOD PLACE THAT’S

worth going out of your way for, Union has the exposed brick and chalkboard that are typical of local favorites. And everybody knows chef/owner Bruce Kalman by his first name; after all, he’s been running Bruce’s Prime Pickles for years. As you might guess, many items on this seasonal Cali-Italian menu are house-made—the butter, ricotta, salami, pates, pasta, and, of course, the pickled raisins, pickled ramps, pickled carrots, and, well, the pickles. » 37 East Union Street, Pasadena 91103, unionpasadena.com

» 1314 7th Street, Santa Monica 90401, cassiala.com

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MÉLISSE

S A N TA MON ICA WITH TWO MICHELIN STARS, A “NO

flip-flops or shorts” policy, and tasting menus that include hefty supplementals for truffles and caviar, this is one of the few fine-dining restaurants remaining in L.A. You don’t need a special occasion to dine here; enjoying Josiah Citrin’s refined California-French cuisine is a special occasion. You’ll never forget the almond-crusted Dover sole served tableside, the lobster Bolognese, or how beautifully the cheese course pairs with sommelier Matthew Luczy’s surprise picks. » 1104 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica 90401, melisse.com

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THE BELLWETHER STUDIO CITY

THIS NEIGHBORHOOD BISTRO HAS

something for everyone on its cutting-edge, seasonally rotating menu, such as charred octopus, tempura cauliflower, a patty melt with Taleggio cheese, and a Wagyu flat iron steak that’s served with housemade horseradish. Chef and co-owner Ted Hopson puts a surprising spin on dishes, like bracing chiles on the tuna crudo and smoked salmon roe in the potato salad. Don’t miss the fries (they take a reported three days to make) or the cocktails made with spirits that have been house-infused with flavors like rosemary, kaffir lime, cucumber, and strawberry jalapeño. » 13251 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, thebellwetherla.com

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BLACK MARKET LIQUOR BAR

+ ink.

during a progressive Ventura Boulevard bar crawl. The craft cocktails are standouts: Fade to Black flavors high-proof bourbon with walnut bitters, and Monkey Business is a mix of scotch whisky, cognac, aperol, and coffee beans. For dessert, try the deep-fried fluffernutter. » 11915 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City 91604, blackmarketliquorbar.com

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THE CHURCH KEY

global small plates like sautéed shishito peppers, charred Brussels sprouts, tagliatelle with oxtail, and Korean chicken wings at this dimly lit gastropub. Or stop in for just a few bites

DIM- SUM CARTS DISPENSE HALIBUT

tacos, adobo pork buns, empanadas, and falafel croquettes, while women dressed as flight attendants roll retro Pan-Am carts offering spiked pops, frozen on the spot with liquid nitrogen. Other cocktails come canned, hence the need for a church key, or old-fashioned metal bottle opener. The whole buzzy, boozy scene is glamorous fun with good eats like potato pierogies, tapioca-crusted snapper, and brioche doughnuts. » 8730 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood 90069, thechurchkeyla.com

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GRACIAS MADRE W E S T H O L LY W O O D

YOU WON’T MISS THE CARNITAS AT

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» 8905 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood 90069, graciasmadreweho.com

W E S T H O L LY W O O D

STUDIO CITY

YOU CAN MAKE A MEAL OF THE

comfort cuisine. Carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike rejoice in the quesadillas oozing with butternut squash and caramelized onions, the tacos filled with seared cauliflower and mole mushrooms, and the enchiladas stuffed with grilled zucchini, cashew cream, greens, and black beans. The plates are beautiful, as are the people; the patio, with its outdoor fireplace, olive trees, and vintage Mexican serape blankets, is the perfect place to gather for brunch.

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W E S T H O L LY W O O D MICHAEL VOLTAGGIO, THE HEAVILY

tattooed Top Chef champion, named his restaurant ink. in hopes that it would make an “indelible impression.” It has. Lauded as the “best new restaurant in America” by GQ in 2012, ink. hasn’t faded. It’s still small, noisy, and bold, with dishes like uni toast, egg yolk gnocchi, and hanger steak tartare with turnip kimchi. House cocktails include a Black Manhattan made with bourbon and brown butter. » 8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90069, mvink.com +

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Q&A SUS A N FENIGER ON W H Y L . A .’S FOOD SCENE IS THE MOST EXCITING IN THE WOR LD

FOR MORE THAN 35 YEARS, SUSAN FENIGER HAS BEEN shaping L.A.’s food culture. She began her career here cooking under Wolfgang Puck at the legendary Ma Maison. Then, with her professional partner Mary Sue Milliken, Feniger opened City Café in 1981 and, in 1990, the groundbreaking Border Grill in Santa Monica, where the two often filmed their long-running Food Network series Two Hot Tamales. Border Grill favorites are now being served at the cafe at The Huntington Library in San Marino and from the iconic Border Grill Truck. And Feniger, with chef Kajsa Alger, has opened Blue Window at LAX, offering grab-and-go burritos, wraps, and salads. She is also the co-author of six cookbooks.

LI SA RO M EREIN

What makes the L.A. food scene so vibrant? What I love about L.A. is that there are all these great pocket neighborhoods, each with its own food culture. Take Little Ethiopia in the Fairfax District. In just a couple of blocks there are more than a dozen restaurants, cafes, and markets. On the Westside, you have Sawtelle Japantown; on the Eastside, Little Tokyo. There’s also Koreatown, Little India, Chinatown, and, of course, East L.A. with its amazing taquerias. The diversity is endless and exciting, and it keeps even us locals making new discoveries.

Is there a distinctively Southern California culinary style? Definitely farm-to-table driven. We have such incredible agriculture—avocados, artichokes, strawberries, garlic, citrus, and more that are grown by local farmers. Now, young new creative chefs are putting their own spin on this spectacular bounty.

How have your own restaurants influenced the L.A. dining scene? When Mary Sue and I opened City Café in 1981 and then CITY restaurant a few years later, we were doing some things that were unusual. While the menu was largely

country French, we’d put on dishes that were influenced by our travels. After I took my first trip to India and was blown away by the flavors there, we put chickpea fritters on the menu, and when Mary Sue came back from visiting Thailand, we added a Thai melon salad and a Thai sausage salad. Our menu became very eclectic and we always focused on staying authentic to the ethnic cuisines we were spotlighting. Later, at Border Grill, we were exploring the Mexican kitchen in a much deeper and more sophisticated way than had been done before.

What three dining experiences should be on the must-do list of every L.A. visitor? I think it would be fun to do a food-truck tour. You can create your own experience by visiting three or four trucks in a single night. Anyone who’s into food will definitely want to experience a local farmers’ market. Two of the biggest are the Wednesday market in Santa Monica and Sunday’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market. And if you’re at all adventurous, you’ll want to experience the vibrant Downtown food scene, including the Grand Central Market, with all its new hipster stands that are quite delicious.

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THE L.A. RAMS, PART TWO

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff

The big news in local sports is the return of the beloved NFL team.

T

HE LAND OF THE BLOCKBUSTER

sequel got its biggest sports do-over in history last year when the National Football League’s Rams returned to Los Angeles after 21 seasons in St. Louis. The current iteration represents the second go-around of the Los Angeles Rams—the franchise has spent the bulk of its history in the City of Angels, playing here for nearly 50 years from 1946 to 1994. To say Angelenos are excited for Rams 2.0 would be an understatement. More than 90,000 fans attended the first preseason game, and locals were downright giddy when the team selected quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Fans are also excited for what’s to come: Though the team will play at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum near 70 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

A rendering of a new football stadium set to open in 2019


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Great Sports

Downtown for the next three seasons, owner Stan Kroenke is building a brand-new, $2.6 billion, 298-acre sports complex in Inglewood that will open in 2019. The 3.1-million-square-foot football venue, currently dubbed City of Champions Stadium, will have a capacity approaching 70,000—by far the largest in the league. Current mockups have the stadium topped with a transparent plastic canopy, which also will extend out over parts of the rest of the complex. 72 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

Overall, the development will host a 6,000-seat performance venue, more than 1.5 million square feet of retail and office space, 2,500 homes, a 300-room hotel, and 25 acres of parks. What’s more, the new stadium will host Super Bowl LV in 2021. Even the Rams players are eager to be a part of these exciting plans. Robert Quinn, the team’s all-pro defensive end, says that while he hasn’t had much time to explore his new hometown, he and his family are looking forward to becoming part of a new community.

“It’s the best of both worlds because we get to start over in a new city, but it’s also a city where the franchise has a history,” he says. Quinn adds that he’s looking forward to exploring the L.A. restaurant scene and can’t wait to bask in the glory of a Southern California winter. “After dealing with winter weather pretty much my whole life, I’m really looking forward to sunshine in December,” he quips. “The whole idea of not having to worry about a jacket and boots—that’s gonna be nice.” +

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Plans for the 298-acre sports complex include seating for nearly 70,000 under a transparent canopy.


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Dodger Stadium

Great Sports

WHERE TO CATCH AN L.A. GAME dodgers.com 1000 Vin Scully Avenue Los Angeles 90012 866.DODGERS REGULAR SEASON: MARCH–SEPTEMBER

Los Angeles Rams

Los Angeles Sparks

FOOTBALL

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

PRESEASON: AUGUST–SEPTEMBER

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REGULAR SEASON: JUNE–SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER–JANUARY INFORMATION:

therams.com

Exit Expo Line at Expo Park/ USC Station.

³Opened in 1962, this ballpark is the third oldest in Major League Baseball. With views overlooking Downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Mountains, every Dodger game is a winner in this picturesque shrine to baseball. Exit Red/Purple/Gold/Silver Line at Union Station and connect with Dodger Stadium Express (for home games only).

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum lacoliseum.com 3911 South Figueroa Street 213.747.7111

STAPLES Center staplescenter.com 1111 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles 90015 213.742.7100

³Opened 18 years ago, STAPLES Center is the indisputable mecca of sports in the city and serves as home to four professional sports franchises:

Los Angeles Kings HOCKEY

http://kings.nhl.com REGULAR SEASON:

³This coliseum on the National Register of Historic Places has played host to USC Trojan football every fall since 1923. Over the years, the grand old stadium has been the home field for many of the city’s pro and college teams—including the NFL’s Rams and Raiders, the Dodgers, and UCLA football—as well as hosting two Olympiads (1932 and 1984) and international soccer championships.

Exit Blue/Expo at Pico Station.

FOR TICKETS AND OTHER

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Los Angeles Lakers BASKETBALL

nba.com/lakers REGULAR SEASON: OCTOBER–APRIL

Los Angeles Clippers BASKETBALL

nba.com/clippers REGULAR SEASON: OCTOBER–APRIL

StubHub Center stubhubcenter.com 18400 Avalon Boulevard Carson 90746 on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills

³With its soccer stadium, tennis stadium, track and field facility, and indoor velodrome, StubHub is the home of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy team (lagalaxy.com). The center is also a training site for the U.S. Soccer Federation, United States Tennis Association, USA Cycling, and USA Track & Field.

Rose Bowl Stadium rosebowlstadium.com 1001 Rose Bowl Drive Pasadena 91103

³The historic Rose Bowl Stadium has hosted the Rose Bowl Game, the playoff semifinal game for college football, on January 1 since 1902. The stadium is also home to UCLA football. Tours of the National Historic Landmark are available; tour guides lead visitors through behind-thescenes locations.

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Getting Around Metro’s Expo Line whisks travelers from Downtown to the beach and back.

SEE L.A.CAR FREE Go anywhere and everywhere on public transportation.

NAVIGATE LOS ANGELES LIKE A

native—without a car. L.A.’s mass transit network is not only efficient, but now connects the beach to Downtown and beyond. Running until 2:00 a.m. on weekends, Metro delivers visitors to the doorstep of the city’s top attractions. The sandy shores of Santa Monica, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Exposition Park, and STAPLES Center are mere steps away from stations. So before you put that key in the ignition, consider a car-free adventure.

Metro Bus Metro operates 170 bus routes serving more than 15,000 stops. Metro Local buses stop about every two blocks and are painted orange. Metro Rapid buses stop only at major intersections and are painted 76 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

red. For example, lines 20/720 traverse Wilshire Boulevard and can take riders to LACMA, Museum Row, and Santa Monica Pier, while lines 2/302 go up and down Sunset Boulevard to serve places like the Sunset Strip and Sunset Junction.

Red and Purple Lines Metro’s subway lines can take riders to Downtown attractions like The Museum of Contemporary Art, the Music Center, and Pershing Square, and connect them to other trains at L.A. Union Station. Branching out northwest from Downtown up to North Hollywood, the Red Line takes riders to Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Hollywood & Highland Center, the Hollywood Bowl, and the NoHo Arts District. From the North Hollywood

OTHER WAYS TO GO Big Blue Bus The eco-friendly, alternative-fuel-powered Big Blue Bus (bigbluebus.com) has routes through Santa Monica and Venice and connects the cities to LAX, Culver City, UCLA, and more. LAX FlyAway LAX FlyAway buses (lawa.org/flyaway) offer regularly scheduled round-trip service from LAX terminals to Van Nuys, Union Station, Westwood, Hollywood, and Long Beach. Get tickets online; $8 to $10 one-way.


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Getting Around A new alternative: the Metro Bike Share program (see page 53 for details).

station, take the Orange Line busway to visit the southern San Fernando Valley. The Purple Line takes riders to mid-Wilshire in Central L.A., serving attractions like Koreatown and The Wiltern.

Gold Line With a recent expansion in 2016, the Gold Line now links to five suburban cities that lie northeast of L.A. Running from East L.A. all the way to Azusa, the trains zip through 31 miles. Traveling from Downtown’s historic Union Station to Old Town Pasadena or the Arboretum in Arcadia has never been easier.

Amtrak

Expo Line The Expo Line’s 15 miles of light rail bypass the notorious freeway gridlock between Downtown and the beach. The recent $1.5 billion extension to Santa Monica is the first rail transit to the far Westside since streetcars stopped in 1953. Now USC, Exposition Park, and the Santa Monica Pier are all a quick, easy ride away from each other.

Serving communities from Downtown southward to Long Beach, the Blue Line offers easy access to L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center, the Microsoft Theater, the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Watts Towers, and the Queen Mary. One-day pass $7; seven-day pass $25; one-way trip $1.75. Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, metro.net, 323.GO.METRO. +

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ON TRACK TO L.A. » If you’d like to get to Los Angeles from another North American city without ever leaving the ground or getting behind the wheel, consider making your trip by train. Amtrak brings you to L.A.’s Union Station from any of more than 500 destinations in 46 of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec. Amtrak: amtrak.com, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles 90012, 800.872.7245

» Once in Southern California, Metrolink regional passenger rail system connects you to destinations in six counties surrounding L.A. via seven service lines and 55 stations, along a 512-mile network of routes. Metrolink: metrolinktrains.com, One Gateway Plaza, Ste. 12, Los Angeles 90012, 213.452.0200

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Calendar of Events

YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS WHAT ANGELENOS HAVE IN STORE.

BOUCHON B E V E R LY H I L L S

ROSE BOWL FLEA MARKET

› On the second Sunday of every month, the Pasadena Rose Bowl is home to one of the world’s most famous markets. With more than 2,500 vendors offering everything from vintage hats to vinyl records, there truly is something for everyone. WHEN: Second Sunday of each month. WHERE: Rose Bowl Stadium. FOR DETAILS: rgcshows.com/rosebowl. aspx.

dineL.A.

› Celebrate L.A.’s vibrant culinary scene and enjoy

specially priced lunch and dinner menus from more than 300 Los Angeles restaurants during the 15-day culinary event presented by Discover Los Angeles. Returning favorites include restaurants such as Fogo de Chão, Lawry’s, and SUGARFISH, among many others. WHEN: Summer and winter. WHERE: Various restaurants. FOR DETAILS: dinela.com.

1ST THURSDAY ARTWALK

THE 89TH ANNUAL ® ACADEMY AWARDS

Galleries, shops, restaurants, and live music transform San Pedro sidewalks into a block party. WHEN: First Thursday of each month.

› The Academy of Motion

WHERE: Dolby Theatre®, Hollywood. FOR DETAILS: oscars.org.

Picture Arts and Sciences will honor the best films of 2016 with Oscars® in 24 categories. WHEN: February 26.

SKECHERS PERFORMANCE LOS ANGELES MARATHON

L.A. COUNTY FAIR

› The largest county fair in North America, the L.A. County Fair has classic fair rides, everything-fried foods, and lots of animals, concerts, wine and beer tasting, specialty shows, and more. WHEN: Sept. 1–24. Closed Mon. and Tue., except Labor Day. WHERE: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona. FOR DETAILS: lacountyfair.com.

› Runners from 55

May–August. WHERE: The Original Farmers Market, 6333 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles. FOR DETAILS: farmersmarketla.com.

LA PRIDE

› The largest gathering

countries and all 50 states in the U.S. will gather in L.A. to participate in the 32nd edition of this 26.219-mile race. WHEN: March 19. WHERE: From Dodger Stadium across Los Angeles to the Santa Monica Pier. FOR DETAILS: lamarathon.com.

of the LGBT community in Southern California, LA PRIDE features headline performances and live entertainment on multiple stages, exhibitors, food and drink vendors, and the popular Sunday morning parade. WHEN: June. WHERE: West Hollywood. FOR DETAILS: lapride.org.

THE ORIGINAL FARMERS MARKET FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC

LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL

› Every Friday through the summer, Farmers Market hosts its free music series, Friday Night Music. WHEN: Fri. 7:00 p.m.,

› Celebrating its 23rd anniversary this year, the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival will include world premieres of American and international features,

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Cruise the Dynamic LA Harbor and Dine Like a Star!

Celebrating 55 Years of Fabulous Food & Fun Served Up Daily!

The Celebration Trio: Swordfish Chimichurri Israeli Couscous Tamarind-Citrus Glazed Chicken and Herbed Quinoa Asian Braised Short Rib Sriracha Mashers, Snow Pea

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Calendar of Events

The summer jazz festival features a different lineup of familiar faces along with a few new ones every year. Recent performers have included Etta James, Dianne Reeves, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, and Sheila E. WHEN: June 17–18. WHERE: Hollywood Bowl. FOR DETAILS: hollywoodbowl.com.

BET EXPERIENCE

The three-day festivities include a film festival, live music performances, and the BET Awards. WHEN: June 22–25. WHERE: L.A. LIVE. FOR DETAILS: bet.com.

ANIME EXPO

Enjoy Japanese animation, music, and popular culture at the largest anime and manga convention in North America. Around-theclock activities include the Masquerade, Anime Music Video Contest, concerts, Battle of the Bands, and 82 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

AMERICAFEST

› The grand finale of this 91-year-old annual Independence Day celebration is the largest fireworks show in Southern California. WHEN: July 4. WHERE: Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena. FOR DETAILS: rosebowlstadium.com/ events/detail/americafest.

HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS® HOLLYWOOD

› Face your fears in this

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA

› Funded by the Getty, this groundbreaking

exploration of Latino- and Latin American–themed art is the largest of its kind, featuring dozens of exhibits and events throughout Southern California that encompass works from the ancient world to the present day. Essential exhibits: the work of radical Latina artists at the Hammer Museum, a retrospective of Mexican-American painter Carlos Almaraz at LACMA, and La Raza newspaper photographs of the Chicano rights movement at the Autry Museum of the American West. WHEN: Launching in September 2017. WHERE: Major museums, small galleries, universities, and performing arts centers throughout Southern California. FOR DETAILS: pacificstandardtime.org.

living, breathing, threedimensional world of terror. WHEN: Fall. WHERE: Universal Studios® Hollywood. FOR DETAILS: halloweenhorror nights.com.

AFI FEST

› The American Film Institute’s annual weeklong festival celebrates global cinema with modern masters and emerging filmmakers. Showcasing some 120 films from 40 countries, the event also features red-carpet galas, screenings, conversations, and tributes. WHEN: November. WHERE: Various venues throughout Hollywood and Los Angeles. FOR DETAILS: afifest.com.

TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES

› In its 32nd year, the summer music tradition

features free open-air concerts at the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday evenings. WHEN: July–early September. WHERE: Santa Monica Pier. FOR DETAILS: santamonicapier.org/twilightconcerts.

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PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL

the AX Fashion Show. WHEN: July. WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center. FOR DETAILS: anime-expo.org.

P H OT O GRA P H B Y LA RA ZA P H OT O GRA PH IC STAFF, EA ST L . A. H I GH S C H OO L WAL K O U TS , 1 9 6 8 . L A R A Z A NE W S PA P E R & M A GA Z IN E R E COR D S ,

documentaries, and shortsubject films, as well as conversations, master classes, Music in Film Nights at The GRAMMY® Museum, Hollywood studio premieres, and other signature events. WHEN: June 14–22. WHERE: L.A. LIVE and multiple locations throughout Los Angeles. FOR DETAILS: lafilmfest. com.

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Calendar of Events 86TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE

› This star-studded ROSE PARADE® & UP-CLOSE FLOAT VIEWING

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› Watch the famous

parade in person on New Year’s Day, and get a pre- or postclose-up look at the flower-laden floats. WHEN: Late December– early January. WHERE: Pasadena. FOR DETAILS: tournamentofroses. com/roseparade.aspx.

event in the heart of Hollywood provides family entertainment with marching bands, floats, giant character balloons, and Santa Claus. WHEN: November. WHERE: Hollywood. FOR DETAILS: thehollywood christmasparade.org.

L.A. KINGS HOLIDAY ICE AT L.A. LIVE

› ’Tis the season for skating around a giant Christmas tree as the city’s largest outdoor ice skating rink is opened to

the public in L.A.’s annual rival to Rockefeller Center. WHEN: December. WHERE: Microsoft Square, Los Angeles. FOR DETAILS: lalive.com.

Grand Avenue. FOR DETAILS:

grandparkla.org/nyela.

2018 ROSE BOWL GAME®

› Watch two of the

GRAND PARK + THE MUSIC CENTER’S N.Y.E.L.A.

nation’s best college football teams battle it out on New Year’s Day in the longestrunning bowl tradition of all. WHEN: Jan. 1, 2018. WHERE: Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena. FOR DETAILS: tournamentofroses.com/ rosebowlgame.aspx.

› Count down to the new year amid musical performances, a spectacular interactive display on two sides of City Hall, and other entertainment at this sixth-annual celebration in the heart of L.A.’s civic center. WHEN: Dec. 31, 2017– Jan. 1, 2018. WHERE: Grand Park, 200 North

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Planning Your Trip

GET ACQUAINTED What to expect during your stay and how to learn more.

INFORMATION STATIONS

Multilingual agents are posted at Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board Visitor Information Centers at Macy’s Downtown at The Bloc, Hollywood & Highland, Union Station, and at the Los Angeles Convention Center during conventions. Stop in or call for answers to questions, assistance with itineraries, directions, maps, travel guides, public transportation information, and restaurant and sightseeing recommendations. At the Hollywood & Highland Center, you may also purchase discounted tickets to local attractions and events. Los Angeles Official Visitor Information Center at Macy’s Downtown at The Bloc 750 W. 7th St., 2nd Level, Los Angeles 90017 Located at Macy’s at The 84 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

Bloc in bustling Downtown, the Los Angeles Official Visitor Information Center offers guests a valuable travel resource with in-the-know associates who are committed to

providing a best-in-class L.A. experience. Services include: • Official L.A. Tourism brochures, maps, and guides for the L.A. area. • Ticket sales to popular L.A. Tourism member attractions and tours. • Group programs, including tours of the store and the history of Macy’s, VIP shopping experiences, cosmetics master classes, personal shopping through the MyStylist services, and customizable packages. • Luggage storage while guests shop.

Hollywood & Highland 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 90028 323.467.6412 Open 9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m., Mon.–Sat.; 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Sun.; closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Academy Awards® weekend (late February) Union Station 800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles 90012 Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles 90015 Open during conventions only.


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Renowned for its glorious weather, Los Angeles enjoys comfortable temperatures and low humidity year-round. Average highs in winter and spring range from 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit, warming up to 82 for summer. If you’re visiting between November and April, come prepared for the region’s few rainy days. 86 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 2017

In May, June, and July, a marine layer often casts a cloudy haze over the beach communities in the mornings, only to burn off midday. August tends to be the hottest month of the dry, sunny summer, but coastal breezes temper the heat. Evenings are cool throughout the year. Pack beachwear, comfortable layers of lightweight clothing, a light jacket, and sunscreen to make the most of L.A.’s mild climate.

A Guide to Gratuities Unless otherwise noted, a gratuity is not included in bills at restaurants and other Los Angeles establishments. Tipping is voluntary, but service attendants are customarily rewarded as follows: Server at a sit-down restaurant 15–20 percent of the total before tax

Parking lot attendant/valet $2–$3 after the car is retrieved

Bartender 10–15 percent of the total

Hotel maid $1–$2 per night

Luggage handler $1–$2 per bag

Taxi driver 15–20 percent of fare

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Planning Your Trip

Airports Accessibility and Special Needs

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) lawa.org/welcomelax.aspx, 855.463.5252

Offering mindful access to transportation and attractions, Los Angeles is well equipped for visitors with special needs. Please visit discoverLosAngeles.com for details. For TDD service, call the California Relay Service at 800.735.2929.

Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) bobhopeairport.com, 818.840.8840

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Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B) Aeroflot Air Berlin Air China Air France Air New Zealand Air Tahiti Nui Alitalia All Nippon Airways Asiana British Airways Cathay Pacific Airways China Airlines China Eastern China Southern Copa (Some Arrivals) El Al Israel

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Turkish Airlines Virgin Australia (Arrivals) WOW Air Terminal 1 Southwest Terminal 2 Aer Lingus Aeromexico Air Canada Avianca Hainan Airlines Hawaiian Air Interjet Qatar Airways Southwest (International Arrivals)

Sun Country TACA Airlines Thomas Cook Virgin Atlantic Volaris WestJet XL Airways Terminal 3 Allegiant Air Boutique Air Frontier Airlines JetBlue Spirit Airlines Virgin America Virgin Australia (Departures)

Terminal 4 American Airlines American Eagle Terminal 5 Delta Air Lines Terminal 6 Alaska Airlines American Airlines Copa Airlines (Departures) Great Lakes Airlines Mokulele Airlines Terminal 7/8 United Airlines United Express


Planning Your Trip TERMINAL TO TERMINAL

Please allow approximately three to five minutes to walk between each terminal. Please stand under the blue sign on the Lower/Arrivals Level, “LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections,” to catch the Airline Connections shuttle, which runs every 12 to 15 minutes.

LAX SHUTTLE BUSES

A-Bus

C-Bus

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PARKING

Airline Connections All Terminals (Free Shuttle) Parking Lot C City Bus Center Off-Airport Rental Car 96th St. & Sepulveda Blvd. (Free Shuttle)

AIRPORT INFORMATION

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Metro Station Green Line (Free Shuttle)

For updates on airport conditions, call 310.646.5252 or visit lawa.org/fsw/ default.aspx. LAX FLYAWAY

LAX FlyAway buses (lawa. org/flyaway) offer regularly scheduled round-trip service from LAX terminals to Van Nuys, Union Station, Westwood, Hollywood, and Long Beach. Get tickets online; $8 to $10 one-way. +

RENTAL CARS These rental car companies are permitted to pick up and drop off their customers at the airline terminals using courtesy shuttles.

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National (nationalcar.com) Payless (paylesscarrental.com) Sixt (sixt.com) Thrifty (thrifty.com)

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO STAY, AND WHERE TO EAT IN L.A.

VISITOR ACTIVITIES

SHOPPING

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Billiards & Bowling .........................................................p. 96

Specialty Shops & Boutiques ......................................p. 118

Boats & Yachts: Charter & Rental ................................p. 96 Cultural Tours..................................................................p. 96 Day Spas..........................................................................p. 98 Dinner Cruises ................................................................p. 98 Dinner Theater & Shows ...............................................p. 98 Fairs & Festivals .............................................................p. 98 Gaming ............................................................................p. 99 Gardens ...........................................................................p. 99 Golf ..................................................................................p. 99 Historical .......................................................................p. 100 Movie Theaters.............................................................p. 100 Parks ..............................................................................p. 100

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Sports & Activities .......................................................p. 103 Studio Tours ..................................................................p. 103 Television & Motion Picture Studios ..........................p. 104 Television Tapings ........................................................p. 104 Theme Parks .................................................................p. 104 Universities....................................................................p. 104 Wineries & Breweries ..................................................p. 104

Currency Exchange/Financial Services ......................p. 118 Florists ...........................................................................p. 119 Medical, Dental & Optical Services ...........................p. 119 Newspapers/Maps/Periodicals/Guides ....................p. 119 Salons ............................................................................p. 119 Ticket Services ..............................................................p. 119 Travel Services ..............................................................p. 119

PORTS & TRANSPORTATION Air Charters & Services ...............................................p. 121 Airlines ...........................................................................p. 121 Airport Information ......................................................p. 121 Airport Transportation/Shuttle Services ...................p. 121 Airports .........................................................................p. 121 Automotive Rental & Leasing .....................................p. 121 Bus Companies/Transportation: Charters & Rental ..........................................................p.122 Cruise Lines & Ferries..................................................p. 122 Ground Transportation Management ........................p. 122 Limousine & Chauffeur Services..................................p.122

ARTS & CULTURE Arts & Cultural Organizations ....................................p. 105 Dance/Performing Arts ...............................................p. 105 Museums .......................................................................p. 105

Warner Grand Theatre warnergrand.org, 478 W. Sixth St., San Pedro 90731, 310.548.7672 Since 1931, this lavish art deco theater was designed for traveling vaudeville arts with an opulent lobby, decorative ceilings, etchedglass chandeliers, and colorfully tiled fountains.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Exposition Park

Skate & Bicycle Rentals ...............................................p. 102

Spectator Sports ..........................................................p. 103

Catalina Island catalinachamber.com, One Green Pier, Avalon 90704, 310.510.1520 More than 18 miles long by seven miles wide with two harbors, Catalina is covered with mountains, and green vegetation, and edged with beautiful sandy beaches.

expositionpark.org, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles 90007, 213.763.3466 Includes a 7.5-acre rose garden, with 15,793 rose bushes. The garden was an attraction for the 1932 Olympics.

Visitor Information .......................................................p. 120

Specialty Tours..............................................................p. 102

laparks.org/dos/reccenter/facility/angelsgaterc.htm, 3601 Gaffey St., San Pedro 90731, 310.548.7705 Panoramic views of the coastline and Santa Catalina Island from the grassy cliffs of this 64-acre park.

Religious Organizations...............................................p. 118

RV Rentals .....................................................................p. 101

Special Interest Courses/Activities ............................p. 102

» Beach Cities/LAX

Angel’s Gate Recreation Center

Churches, Houses of Worship,

Points of Interest ..........................................................p. 100 Sightseeing Tours/Tour Guides ..................................p. 101

ACTIVITIES

Limousines ....................................................................p. 122 Parking Facilities & Services .......................................p. 123 Public Transportation...................................................p. 123 Railways .........................................................................p. 123 Taxis ...............................................................................p. 123

Music/Concerts ............................................................p. 106 Opera & Performing Arts ............................................p. 107

Music Center musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 L.A.’s performing arts destination. Home to Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil, and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. Plus family programming, architectural tours, dining, and shopping.

STAPLES Center staplescenter.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.742.7100 Home to the World Champion Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, and Los Angeles Sparks. Available for booking corporate events or shows.

YAS Fitness Centers go2yas.com, 831 S. Hope St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.430.9053 YAS Fitness is the first studio dedicated to the combination of Yoga and Spinning®. Established in Venice in 2001, YAS is the birthplace of Yoga for Athletes and is committed to a safe, fun, and effective practice.

» Hollywood

Stage & Theater ...........................................................p. 107

ACCOMMODATIONS

DINING ..................................................................p. 108

Bed & Breakfast/Hostels .............................................p. 124 Hotels ............................................................................p. 124

Amazing L.A. Race

NIGHTLIFE

Long/Short Term Rentals ............................................p. 138

amazinglarace.com, 1171 S. Robertson Blvd., #171, Los Angeles 90035, 310.779.1263 Part sightseeing tour, part scavenger hunt, and a whole lot of fun. The Amazing L.A. Race is a unique way to experience the coolest sights of the city. Great for groups!

Dancing .........................................................................p. 114 Live Music .....................................................................p. 114 Lounges .........................................................................p. 115 Sports Bars....................................................................p. 116

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Griffith Observatory griffithobservatory.org, 2800 E. Observatory Rd., Los Angeles 90027, 213.473.0800 Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Visitors can look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, and enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign.

Griffith Park lacity.org/rap/dos/parks/griffithpk/griffith.htm, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles 90027, 323.913.4688 One of the nation’s largest urban parks. Attractions include golf courses, Travel Town, pony and train rides, bridle and hiking trails.

Hollywood Museum thehollywoodmuseum.com, 1660 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.7776 See 10,000 real show-business treasures showcasing more than 100 years of Hollywood history! The museum attracts fans from around the world. Named one of the top tourist attractions—L.A. Weekly and TripAdvisor; voted one of the Top 10 Museums.

Starline Tours of Hollywood/ TourCoach Charters & Tours starlinetours.com, Chinese Theatre Forecourt, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.463.3333

» Neighboring Regions

Ventura Harbor Village

venturaharborvillage.com, 1583 Spinnaker Dr., Ventura 93001, 805.477.0470

» Santa Monica

Aqua Surf School

aquasurf.com, “On the Beach,” 2701 Barnard Way, Santa Monica 90405, 310.745.9186. Learn to surf in two hours! We teach kids, teens, and adults. All equipment included. Lessons are available every day and fill up quickly. Call today!

» The Valley

Japanese Garden thejapanesegarden.com, 6100 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys 91406, 818.756.8166 Authentic 6.5-acre Japanese Garden provides beauty, relaxation, inspiration, and a better understanding of Japanese culture.

Los Angeles Equestrian Center la-equestriancenter.com, 480 Riverside Dr., Burbank 91506, 818.840.9063 Southern California’s largest equestrian center is the host to all types of horse shows and legendary events.

Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center laparks.org/dos/horticulture/orcuttranch.htm, 23600 Roscoe Blvd., West Hills 91304, 818.883.6641 Famous for its lush citrus groves and beautiful rose garden, this 25-acre park is the site of the historic Orcutt residence, built in 1920.

» Westside

La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

tarpits.org, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.934.7243 Experience the world’s only active, urban Ice Age excavation site at the Page Museum and La Brea Tar Pits. Explore the Tar Pits, where tar is bubbling to the surface, to see excavators making new discoveries every day.

AIR TOURS » Beach Cities/LAX

Anthelion Helicopters

anthelionhelicopters.com, 3200 Airflight Way, Long Beach 90807, 562.424.2684 VIP helicopter tours of the Long Beach and Los Angeles areas starting at just $60 per person! Ten percent discounts available for convention badge holders.

» Neighboring Regions IEX Helicopters

islandexpress.com, 1175 Queens Hwy., Long Beach 90802, 310.510.2525 We have been operating Helicopter Tours, Charters, and Exclusive Catalina Island Transportation for over 30 years. Our large fleet also accommodates groups. Heliports: Long Beach, Orange County, San Pedro, Avalon, and Burbank.

» The Valley

AMUSEMENTS » Hollywood

Hollywood Guinness World Records Museum

guinnessmuseumhollywood.com, 6764 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.463.6433 The world’s most amazing facts and incredible achievements are brought to life with film, video, special effects, and vivid animated displays.

Hollywood Wax Museum hollywoodwax.com, 6767 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.462.5991 The renowned “Chamber of Horror” constantly voted one of the most exciting galleries in the museum.

Madame Tussauds Hollywood madametussauds.com/hollywood, 6933 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.798.1670 Located next to the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatres, Madame Tussauds is Hollywood’s must-see celebrity-filled attraction. Get up close to over 125 lifelike figures, plus enjoy the action-packed Marvel 4D Superheroes Theater.

» Santa Monica Pacific Park

pacpark.com, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica 90401, 310.260.8744 Located on the Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park is the only admission-free amusement park on the West Coast.

Copter Pilot

copterpilot.com, Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), 16644 Roscoe Blvd., Van Nuys 91406, 323.540.4354 Copter Pilot, in cooperation with RotorFX, offers VIP-level service from the Van Nuys Airport. Enjoy an exhilarating experience with a bird’s-eye view of one of the most amazing metropolis cities in the U.S.

Elite Helicopter Tours elitehelicoptertours.com, 16750 Roscoe Blvd., Van Nuys 91406, 310.948.4354 At Elite Helicopter Tours, we give you the opportunity to enjoy beautiful Southern California like never before, offering a variety of scenic helicopter tours that will give you the thrill of a lifetime. Relax and enjoy the view.

Group 3 Aviation group3aviation.com, 16425 Hart St., Van Nuys 91406, 818.994.9376 Offering helicopter charter and helicopter tours above Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and L.A. beaches since 1993. Tour packages, custom tours, and charter available seven days a week.

Orbic Air Helicopter Tours orbicair.com, 10750 Sherman Way, Burbank 91505, 818.561.4838

AQUARIUMS & ZOOS » Beach Cities/LAX

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

cabrillomarineaquarium.org, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro 90731, 310.548.7562 Live and interactive exhibits, outdoor tidepool touch tank, mud crawl-through, and more fun exhibits in our new Discovery Center.

» Hollywood

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

lazoo.org, 5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles 90027, 323.644.4200 Wildest. Day. Ever! Find more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered, among immersive habitats and lush gardens that will transport you all over the globe, from Asia to South America to Africa and beyond.

» Neighboring Regions

Aquarium of the Pacific

aquariumofpacific.org, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach 90802 562.590.3100 Take a journey of discovery at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, one of the nation’s largest aquariums. Touch the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon. Hand-feed lorikeet birds, and watch penguins play. 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 93


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» Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

healthebay.org/santa-monica-pier-aquarium, 1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica 90401, 310.393.6149 The Santa Monica Aquarium exhibits more than 100 species of local sea life. The public marine center, beach level beneath the Santa Monica Pier, includes tide pool touch tanks, exhibits of sharks, rays, fish, and eels.

ARCHITECTURE » Downtown/L.A. Metro Bradbury Building

greatbuildings.com/buildings/bradbury_building. html, 304 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90013, 213.626.1893 Built in 1893, this building’s light-filled Victorian court rises 50 feet with open-cage elevators, marble stairs, and ornate iron railings.

Caltrans District 7 Headquarters dot.ca.gov/dist07/aboutus/building, 100 S. Main St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.897.3656 Architect Thom Mayne was awarded the 2005 Pritzker Prize for this monumental building with its glistening metal skin and hulking form.

City of Los Angeles lacityhall.org, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.2121 Free tours of the central rotunda, the press room, and council chambers.

Los Angeles Central Public Library lapl.org, 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.228.7000 Programs, books, magazines, story hours, and reference services.

Pershing Square laparks.org/pershingsquare, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90013, 213.847.4970 This five-acre park was renamed Pershing Square for General John J. Pershing in 1918. It is full of symbols of California life.

Walt Disney Concert Hall at The Music Center musiccenter.org, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 Dynamic, 293,000-square-foot concert hall created by Frank Gehry, featuring a wavy, steel exterior designed to look like a ship with its sails at full mast.

» Hollywood Capitol Records

capitolrecords.com, 1750 Vine St., Hollywood 90028, 323.462.6252 Founded in 1954, Capitol Records was the first record company based on the West Coast, and has promoted such acts as The Beatles.

» Pasadena

Tournament of Roses

tournamentofroses.com, 391 S. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena 91184, 626.449.4100 For more than a century, this festival of flowers, music, and sports has celebrated with a parade and football game.

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ATTRACTIONS » Beach Cities/LAX Battleship IOWA Museum

pacificbattleship.com, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro 90731, 877.446.9261 Visit the Battleship USS IOWA Museum at the Los Angeles Waterfront. Come celebrate the American Spirit aboard the only battleship on the West Coast. Walk the historic wood decks and see the famous 16” guns up close.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro OUE Skyspace LA

skyspace-la.com, 633 W. Fifth St., Ste. 840, Los Angeles 90071, 213.894.9000 OUE Skyspace LA is California’s tallest open-air observation deck and the premier destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles.

» Hollywood

Go Los Angeles Card by Smart Destinations

smartdestinations.com/los-angeles-attractionsand-tours, Smart Destinations Headquarters, 711 Atlantic Ave., 4th Fl., Boston 02111, 800.887.9103 Save up to 55 percent off top attractions in Los Angeles for one low price vs. paying at the gate! The Go Los Angeles Card includes admission to over 30 attractions, museums, and tours. Download the free app today!

Hollywood Museum thehollywoodmuseum.com, 1660 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.7776 See 10,000 real show-business treasures showcasing more than 100 years of Hollywood history! The museum attracts fans from around the world. Named one of the top tourist attractions—L.A. Weekly and TripAdvisor; voted one of the Top 10 Museums.

Ifly Hollywood Indoor Skydiving iflyhollywood.com, 1000 Universal Studios Blvd., Bldg. 6520, Ste. 1, Universal City 91608, 818.985.4359 Located at Universal CityWalk®, iFLY offers the thrill of skydiving in a safe, controlled environment. Packages available for one person or large groups! $5 off any introductory package with code VISITLA online or by phone.

» Neighboring Regions

Balboa & Newport Beach Whale Watching—Newport Landing newportwhales.com, 309 Palm St., Ste. A, Newport Beach 92661, 949.675.0551 Offering year-round daily whale watching cruises. View many varieties of whales including the giant blue whale, nearly over 90 feet long. Also enjoy dolphins, seals, and more! Catering and customized times for private groups available.

Harbor Breeze Cruises whalewatchinginla.com, 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2, Long Beach 90802 562.983.6800 Whales have been spotted! L.A.’s premier cruise company offers year-round daily whale watching, harbor tours, private yacht parties, weddings. Our exceptional tours have no hidden fees. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime!

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway pstramway.com, One Tram Way, Palm Springs 92262, 760.325.1391 Ride the world’s largest rotating tramcars to the top of Mt. San Jacinto. Hike 50-plus miles of trails or cross-country ski. Dine in two restaurants and enjoy spectacular views of the Coachella Valley from a 8,516-foot elevation.

Raging Waters Los Angeles ragingwaters.com, 111 Raging Waters Dr., San Dimas 91773, 909.802.2200

SeaWorld San Diego seaworld.com, 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego 92109, 619.226.3901 Amazing attractions, unforgettable animal interactions, and incredible shows, including the Shamu Adventure. World-class marine life exhibits in San Diego.

» West Hollywood Bikes and Hikes LA

bikeshikes.com, 8250 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.796.8555 Full-service outdoor activities tour company promoting an eco-friendly, sustainable way to enjoy all the glory Los Angeles has to offer by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak, or paddleboard. We offer adventures for everyone!

Madame Tussauds Hollywood madametussauds.com/hollywood, 6933 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.798.1670 Located next to the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatres, Madame Tussauds is Hollywood’s must-see celebrity-filled attraction. Get up close to over 125 lifelike figures, plus enjoy the action-packed Marvel 4D Superheroes Theater.

Sunset Ranch Hollywood sunsetranchhollywood.com, 3400 N. Beachwood Dr., Hollywood 90068, 323.469.5450 DH KPH O TO / IST OC K

» AQUARIUMS


PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

One of California’s most beautiful and unique destinations!

For information on our upcoming special exhibits visit ReaganLibrary.com

Tour Through Air Force One 27000

View a Full Scale Replica of the Oval Office

Touch an Authentic Piece of the Berlin Wall

40 Presidential Drive • Simi Valley, CA 93065 • ReaganLibrary.com • 800.410.8354


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» Westside

Longines Masters of Los Angeles

mastersgrandslam.com, 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Ste. 200, Los Angeles 90067, 310.461.1447 The Longines Masters of Los Angeles is an indoor equestrian showjumping and luxury lifestyle event that will take place at the Los Angeles Convention center in Downtown Los Angeles.

BEACHES » Beach Cities/LAX Cabrillo Beach

beaches.co.la.ca.us, 3720 Steven M. White Dr., San Pedro 90731, 310.305.9503

Dan Blocker Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 26000 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503

Department of Beaches and Harbors beaches.co.la.ca.us, 13837 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.305.9503 Manages Los Angeles County beaches to enhance public access and enjoyment while maximizing county revenue through professional and proactive asset management.

Dockweiler Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 8255 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey 90293, 310.305.9503

Hermosa Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, Hermosa Ave. and 33rd St., Hermosa Beach 90254, 310.305.9503

Las Tunas Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 19444 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503

Malibu—Surfrider Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 23050 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503

Manhattan Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 400–500 The Strand, Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.305.9503

Marina del Rey visitmarinadelrey.com, 4701 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.305.9503 This peaceful 12-acre lagoon is easy walking distance from most of the Marina’s hotels. Staffed by lifeguards, the beach has playground equipment, sheltered picnic tables, and no surf, making it ideal for families.

Nicholas Canyon Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 33850 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503 Fishing, handicap accessways, picnicking, restrooms, showers, surfing, and swimming.

Point Dume State Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 7103 Westward Rd., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503 Swimming, surfing, fishing, diving, view point, tidepools, whale watching (Jan.-Mar.), picnic tables, restrooms, and showers.

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Point Vicente Lighthouse beaches.co.la.ca.us, 31550 Palos Verdes Dr. W., Rancho Palos Verdes 90274, 310.305.9503 Whale watching (in season), fishing access, picnic tables, diving, hiking, restrooms, and showers.

Redondo Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 400–1700 Esplanade, Redondo Beach 90277, 310.305.9503 Swimming, surfing, pier, bike path, diving, boating, strand walkway, volleyball courts, bait and fishing tackle shop, shopping, restrooms, and showers.

Topanga Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 18700 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9503

Torrance Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 387 Paseo de la Playa, Torrance 90505, 310.305.9546 Swimming, surfing, diving, concessions, south end of bike path, strand walkway, volleyball courts, restrooms, and showers.

Venice Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 3100–2700 Ocean Front Walk, Venice 90291, 310.305.9503 Swimming, surfing, fishing, bicycling and bike rentals, skating and rentals, volleyball and basketball courts, shopping, weight lifting area, handball courts, racquetball courts, picnic areas, restrooms, and showers.

White Point/Royal Palms Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 1799 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro 90731, 310.305.9503

BOATS & YACHTS: CHARTER & RENTAL » Beach Cities/LAX

Hornblower Cruises & Events

hornblower.com/port/overview/mdr+laocrestaurant-week, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.9900 Luxurious dining on scenic waterways. Delicious buffet or seated meal service featuring cuisine freshly prepared aboard yachts.

Spirit Cruises & Yacht Parties spiritdinnercruises.com, Ports O’ Call, Berth 77, San Pedro 90731, 310.548.8080 Cruise the harbor aboard our motor yachts and sailing ships for a romantic dinner cruise or sightseeing harbor tours. Stroll, shop, and dine in the historic Ports O’Call Village.

» West Hollywood Bikes and Hikes LA

bikeshikes.com, 8250 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.796.8555 Full-service outdoor activities tour company promoting an eco-friendly, sustainable way to enjoy all the glory Los Angeles has to offer by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak, or paddle board. We offer adventures for everyone!

Will Rogers State Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 17700 Pacific Coast Hwy., Pacific Palisades 90272, 310.305.9503 Will Rogers Beach extends one and three quarters miles along the coast. It has many facilities, including volleyball courts, gymnastic equipment, restrooms, a playground, and a bike path. The beach is also a popular surf spot.

Zuma Beach beaches.co.la.ca.us, 30000 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.305.9546

» Santa Monica Santa Monica Beach

beaches.co.la.ca.us, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica 90401, 310.305.9503 From swimming and surfing to biking and volleyball, from outdoor chess to beachside gymnastics, Santa Monica is a haven for those seeking an active, outdoors vacation.

BILLIARDS & BOWLING » Downtown/L.A. Metro Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge at L.A. LIVE

bowlluckystrike.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.542.4880 Lucky Strike offers lunch, dinner, late-night dining, and private and semi-private events. This location features 18 bowling lanes, billiard tables, and private event space complete with its own lanes.

CULTURAL TOURS » Beach Cities/LAX

Torrance Cultural Arts Center

tcac.torrnet.com, 3350 Civic Center Dr., Torrance 90503, 310.781.7150

» Downtown/L.A. Metro City of Los Angeles

lacityhall.org, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.2121 Free tours of the central rotunda, the press room, and council chambers.

Walt Disney Concert Hall at The Music Center musiccenter.org, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 Dynamic, 293,000-square-foot concert hall created by Frank Gehry, featuring a wavy, steel exterior designed to look like a ship with its sails at full mast.

» The Valley

NoHo Arts District

nohoartsdistrict.com, 5126 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91601, 818.506.3132 Visit the thriving NoHo Arts District: 20-plus theaters and dance studios, art galleries, recording studios, music venues, bars, clubs, comedy, and dining. Group tours are available. Check out NoHoArtsDistrict.com for everything NoHo.


THE ARTS DELIVERED. IN BEVERLY HILLS. The Wallis presents world-class theater, dance and music, performed by many of the world’s most talented and sought-after artists. With eclectic programming that mirrors the diverse landscape of Los Angeles, The Wallis offers original and revered works from across the US and around the globe. For more information visit TheWallis.org

9390 N SANTA MONICA BLVD, BEVERLY HILLS CA

SONY PICTURES

STUDIO TOUR

Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour through one of the most famous film studios in history! Visit sound stages where major motion picture and television shows are produced daily.

Nature, Art, Culture ... Specialty Tours available online.

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Free parking Tours available Monday-Fri day

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MACY’S BEVERLY CENTER (310) 854-6655 *Restrictions apply. Valid ID required. Details in store.


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» Westside

Art Muse Los Angeles artmusela.com, 1944 Glendon Ave., #307, Los Angeles 90025 773.350.9094

University of California, Los Angeles ucla.edu, 330 De Neve Dr., Covel L-16, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.5305 Known for academic excellence, UCLA also houses botanical gardens, offers campus tours, and is a leading center for cultural programs.

Ritz-Carlton Spa Los Angeles ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/ los-angeles/spa, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.763.4400 A luxurious urban oasis in Downtown L.A. offers the ultimate in pampering, from a champagne welcome to personalized services. Signature treatments, along with hair and makeup, ensure guests are radiant and red-carpet ready.

» Hollywood Bliss Hollywood

DAY SPAS » Beach Cities/LAX The Spa at Terranea

terranea.com/spa, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 877.881.1535 Restore, rejuvenate, and realign at The Spa at Terranea, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Featuring 25 treatment rooms, a salon, fitness and wellness center, cafe, retail, relaxation areas, and more.

» Beverly Hills

Aqua Star Babor Beauty Spa beverlyhilton.com, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.887.6048

Beverly Hills Hotel Spa by La Prairie beverlyhillshotel.com, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.887.2505 Six treatment rooms, four private treatment cabanas, a relaxation garden, and steam and saunas in both men’s and women’s changing rooms.

The Spa at the Beverly Wilshire fourseasons.com, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.385.7023 Perfectly attuned to the Beverly Hills lifestyle, The Spa at the Beverly Wilshire provides an exclusive oasis to restore balance to mind and body.

Spa Montage Beverly Hills spamontage.com/beverlyhills/?NCK=8777131914, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.7840 Spa Montage Beverly Hills featuring L.RAPHAEL is an urban oasis offering you the finest in spa, skincare, beauty, and wellness from state-of-the-art diamond facials to holistic therapies, fitness classes, and salon services.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

blissworld.com, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.798.1387 Bliss Spa Hollywood is a full-facility international spa and skin care retail boutique, with a renowned cast of talent providing professional facials, massages, and nail treatments 24/7.

» Neighboring Regions

DINNER CRUISES » Beach Cities/LAX

Hornblower Cruises & Events

hornblower.com/port/overview/mdr+laocrestaurant-week, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.9900 Luxurious dining on scenic waterways. Delicious buffet or seated meal service featuring cuisine freshly prepared aboard yachts.

Spirit Cruises & Yacht Parties spiritdinnercruises.com, Ports O’ Call, Berth 77, San Pedro 90731, 310.548.8080 Cruise the harbor aboard our motor yachts and sailing ships for a romantic dinner cruise or sightseeing harbor tours. Stroll, shop, and dine in the historic Ports O’ Call Village.

Spa at Pacific Palms

pacificpalmsresort.com, One Industry Hills Pkwy., City of Industry 91745, 626.854.2502 At the spa, enjoy a full spa experience including professional massages and body treatments, facials, and full-service salon featuring hair and nail treatments. Spend time in our relaxation rooms, steam room, hot tubs, and showers.

» Pasadena

Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

chaunspa.com/en/pasadena, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena 91106, 626.585.6414 Chuan Spa is a haven of wellness and transformation featuring signature treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, including massages, facials, and body treatments, combined with cutting-edge skin care technology.

» Westside

Bliss Los Angeles

blissworld.com, 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles 90024, 310.443.8269 Seven-thousand-square-foot Bliss L.A. in Tinseltown is for spa-hopping sightseers, overextended A-listers, and lobby-hanging locals.

Luxe Spa luxehotelsunsetblvd.com, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Spa Level, Los Angeles 90049, 310.691.7550 Intimate, personal, in a Brentwood Hills resort setting, Luxe Spa offers a variety of services catering to a guest’s specific needs.

Omni Spa at Omni Los Angeles Hotel

Spa Intercontinental

omnilosangeles.com, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.300.0456 Revitalize with holistic day spa services in an intimate, modern setting. Let our team of caring professionals pamper you with an array of massages, facials, body treatments, and personal training.

intercontinental.com/losangeles, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067, 310.552.0425 Spa InterContinental offers guests a chance to relax and unwind in one of our three luxurious spa villas. Our experienced therapists will provide the perfect treat with our signature treatments.

DINNER THEATER & SHOWS » Hollywood Dolby Theatre

dolbytheatre.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles 90028, 323.308.6300 Home of the Academy Awards® and one of the best venues for live concerts, theater, and award shows in the heart of Hollywood.

» Westside

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

thedinnerdetective.com/sites/los-angeles, 4349 Tujunga Ave., Studio City 91604, 866.496.0535 America’s largest award-winning murdermystery dinner show is now playing in Los Angeles. Each ticket includes a gourmet meal, prizes, an award-winning show, beverages, and so much more!

FAIRS & FESTVALS » Beach Cities/LAX Los Angeles Art Show

laartshow.com, 1154 Grant Ave., Venice 90291, 310.822.9145 Held at the L.A. Convention Center in January, the Los Angeles Art Show is sponsored by the Fine Art Dealers Association and joined by the IFPDA Fine Print Fair.

» Westside

Los Angeles Film Festival

lafilmfest.com, 9911 W. Pico Blvd., 11th Fl., Los Angeles 90035, 310.432.1200 Held annually in the heart of Hollywood, the Los Angeles Film Festival showcases the best of American and international cinema.

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GAMING » Hollywood

Dave & Buster’s (Hollywood)

daveandbusters.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 363, Los Angeles 90028, 323.603.2400

GARDENS » The Valley

Descanso Gardens

descansogardens.org, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge 91011, 818.949.4200 A 160-acre garden oasis containing a Camellia Oak Forest, Rose Garden, Japanese Tea Garden, California natives, and seasonal displays.

GOLF » Beach Cities/LAX

Alondra Golf Course

parks.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpr/thingstodo/ golf/alondra_golf_course, 16400 S. Prairie Ave., Lawndale 90260, 310.217.9915 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,497-yard course. Two attractive courses with large trees.

Harbor Park Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 1235 N. Figueroa St., Wilmington 90744, 310.549.4954 A nine-hole, par-36 regulation course featuring a beautiful rolling layout with trees framing most fairways. There are lateral water hazards on holes six through nine, some narrow fairways, and fast well-bunkered greens.

Trump National Golf Club

Diamond Bar Golf Course

trumpgolf.com, One Trump National Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.5000 The quintessential special event and public golfing destination on the West Coast, located on the breathtaking oceanfront of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

diamondbargolf.com, 22751 E. Golden Springs Dr., Diamond Bar 91765, 909.861.8282 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,810-yard course. Long course on rolling terrain; features mountain vistas.

Victoria Golf Course linksatvictoria.com, 340 E. 192nd St., Carson 90746, 310.323.6981 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,804-yard course. Challenging, long-playing, undulating course.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

American Golf Corporation

americangolf.com, 6080 Center Dr., Ste. 500, Los Angeles 90045, 310.664.4000 A perfect place to play! Come play golf at one of our courses, with 34 locations in Southern California, from public daily fee to tournaments or even hosting your meeting or event.

Chester Washington Golf Course chesterwashington.com, 1930 W. 120th St., Los Angeles 90047, 323.756.6975 Regulation 18-hole, par-70, 6,348-yard course. Flat course with lakes and large trees.

City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks laparks.org, 221 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.202.2700

Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation parks.lacounty.org, 433 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.738.2961

Los Feliz Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 3207 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles 90039, 323.663.7758

Maggie Hathaway Golf Course parks.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpr/thingstodo/ golf/maggie_hathaway_golf_course, 9637 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles 90047, 323.757.7176 A nine-hole, par-27, 1,008-yard course. Beautiful pitch and putt course with undulating fairways and large trees.

The Links

» Hollywood

terranea.com/southern-california-golf-courses, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.2755

laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles 90027, 323.663.2555

Harding Golf Course

Los Verdes Golf Course

Roosevelt Golf Course

losverdesgc.com, 7000 W. Los Verdes Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes 90274, 310.377.7370 Regulation 18-hole, par-71, 6,651-yard course. Beautiful rolling hills, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island.

laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 2650 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90027, 323.665.2011

Manhattan Beach Marriott Golf Club marriott.com/laxmn, 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.546.7511 Your own private getaway, on 27 landscaped acres with golf course, lake, health club, and pool.

Penmar Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 1233 Rose Ave., Venice 90291, 310.396.6228

Wilson Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles 90027, 323.663.2555 A long, 6,947-yard course with wide fairways nestled in a tree-lined, semi-forest setting with mildly sloping fairways.

» Neighboring Regions

Altadena Golf Course

parks.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpr/thingstodo/ golf/altadena_golf_course, 1456 E. Mendocino St., Altadena 91001, 626.797.3821 Regulation nine-hole, par-36, 2,995-yard course. Flat, tree-lined course with mountain views.

Industry Hills Golf Club at Pacific Palms ihgolfclub.com, One Industry Hills Pkwy., City of Industry 91744, 626.810.4653 Nestled on 650 acres 20 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Features two championship courses, world-class resort amenities, and comprehensive practice facilities; 36 holes, par 72, 7,221 total yards.

La Mirada Golf Course lamiradagc.com, 15501 E. Alicante Rd., La Mirada 90638, 562.943.7123 Regulation 18-hole, par-70, 6,056-yard course. Large trees, rolling hills, and lake.

Lakewood Golf Course lakewoodgolfcc.com, 3101 E. Carson Blvd., Lakewood 90712, 562.429.9711 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 7,045-yard course. Championship flat course features 11 acres of lakes.

Los Amigos Golf Course losamigosgc.com, 7295 Quill Dr., Downey 90242, 562.869.0302 Regulation 18-hole, par-70, 5,902-yard course. Flat course with two lakes, undulating greens, and large trees.

Marshall Canyon Golf Course marshallcanyon.com, 6100 N. Stephens Ranch Rd., La Verne 91750, 909.593.8211 Regulation 18-hole, par-71, 6,115-yard course. Interesting scenic course surrounded by the San Gabriel Mountains.

Mountain Meadows Golf Course mountainmeadowsgc.com, 1875 Fairplex Dr., Pomona 91768, 909.629.1166 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,440-yard course. Excellent greens, three lakes, spectacular and challenging mountain location.

Pelican Hill Golf Club at The Resort at Pelican Hill pelicanhill.com, 22800 Pelican Hill Road S., Newport Coast 92657 949.467.5946 Pelican Hill Golf Club, located at The Resort at Pelican Hill along the coast of Newport Beach, features 36 Tom Fazio–designed holes of golf that weave naturally into 400 coastal acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Santa Anita Golf Course santaanitagc.com, 405 S. Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia 91006, 626.447.2331 Regulation 18-hole, par-71, 6,368-yard course. Long-established course featuring undulating fairways and large trees.

Whittier Narrows Golf Course whittiernarrowsgc.com, 8640 E. Rush St., Rosemead 91770, 626.280.8225 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,864-yard course. Long-established course featuring undulating fairways and large trees.

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» G O L F,

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» Pasadena

Eaton Canyon Golf Course

golfeatoncanyongc.com, 1150 N. Sierra Madre Villa Ave., Pasadena 91107, 626.794.6773 Narrow fairways, rolling terrain, located high in the foothills. Features mountain and valley views.

» The Valley

El Cariso Golf Course

elcarisogc.com, 13100 Eldridge St., Sylmar 91342, 818.367.8742 Executive 18-hole, par-62, 4,465-yard course. Challenging executive course in the foothills above San Fernando Valley features beautiful lakes.

Encino Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 16821 Burbank Blvd., Encino 91436, 818.995.1170 A medium-length course with large, wide, tree-lined fairways, Encino offers a unique and varied layout that provides a test for the long hitter.

Hansen Dam Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 10400 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima 91331, 818.889.2200 Beautifully landscaped and located on the face of the Hansen Dam, providing two very distinct nine-hole sections due to the elevation changes and a number of trees on the front nine.

Rancho Park 3-Par Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 10460 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.838.7561 Rancho Park 3-Par golf course is a charming and challenging 9-Hole course adjacent to the Rancho Park 18-Hole course. The holes on the Rancho Park 3-Par course range in length from 82 yards to 148 yards.

HISTORICAL » Beach Cities/LAX Korean Bell of Friendship

sanpedro.com/sp_point/korenbel.htm, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro 90731, 310.548.7705 Donated in 1976 to the people of Los Angeles by the people of the Republic of Korea to honor veterans of the Korean War.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro El Pueblo Historical Monument

elpueblo.lacity.org, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Ste. 400, Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.6855 The oldest section of Los Angeles and the site where the city was founded in 1781. Beautiful outdoor plaza, museums, historic buildings, and a traditional Mexican marketplace for shopping and dining.

Knollwood Golf Course

Old Plaza Firehouse elpueblo.lacity.org, 501 N. Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.8437

golf.lacity.org/cdp_balboa.htm, 16821 Burbank Blvd., Encino 91436, 818.995.1170 A short-length course with narrow tree-lined fairways that provides a reach challenge for mid to high handicap and is part of a 36-hole Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area complex along with Encino Municipal Golf Course.

Woodley Lakes Golf Course golf.lacity.org/cdp_woodley.htm, 6331 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys 91406, 818.780.6886 Offers wide fairways, large greens, and nine acres of water hazards. Woodley Lakes was designed by Ray Goates and opened in 1975 as the third course in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area.

» Westside

Armand Hammer Pitch and Putt laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 601 Club View Dr., Los Angeles 90024, 310.276.1604 Eighteen holes. The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks owns and operates the largest municipal golf system in the United States. The city’s courses are open for play, conditions permitting, 365 days a year.

Rancho Park 18-Hole Golf Course laparks.org/dos/sports/golf.htm, 10460 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.838.7373 The golf course is a challenging, undulating course requiring a great deal of skill. A variety of lies provide a challenge, especially on approach shots to smallish greens.

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» Hollywood

TCL Chinese Theatres IMAX

knollwoodgc.com, 12040 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills 91343, 818.363.8161 Regulation 18-hole, par-72, 6,366-yard course. Rolling terrain and large trees.

Sepulveda Golf Complex/ Balboa Golf Club

MOVIE THEATERS

Olvera Street olvera-street.com, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Ste. 400, Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.6855 A colorful Mexican marketplace with a wide variety of restaurants, Mexican and Latin American merchandise, and artisan goods.

Pico House elpueblo.lacity.org, 430 N. Main St., Ste. 400, Los Angeles 90012, 213.485.8372

Watts Towers wattstowers.org, 1765 E. 107th St., Los Angeles 90002, 213.847.4646 Nine artistic towers that were collectively placed on the National Register of Historic Places. A monument to one man’s spirit, ingenuity, and determination.

» Neighboring Regions San Gabriel Mission

sangabrielmission.org, 428 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel 91776, 626.457.3035 Founded in 1771, San Gabriel Mission is a beautiful historical site with churches, a museum with many artifacts, winery, gardens, cemeteries, and gift shop.

» The Valley

Mission San Fernando Rey de España missiontour.org, 15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Mission Hills 91345, 818.361.0186 Founded in 1797, today this mission is the Archival Center for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

tclchinesetheatres.com, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.8111 The courtyard is famous for the handprints and footprints of Hollywood celebrities, dating from 1927 through the present.

PARKS » Downtown/L.A. Metro

City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks

laparks.org, 221 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.202.2700

Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation http://lacountyparks.org, 433 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.738.2961

POINTS OF INTEREST » Beach Cities/LAX Port of Los Angeles

portoflosangeles.org, 425 S. Palos Verdes St., San Pedro 90731, 310.732.3508 As America’s premier port and an undisputed center for global trade, the Port of Los Angeles is the key to Southern California’s economic dominance.

StubHub Center stubhubcenter.com, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson 90746, 310.630.2200

» Downtown/L.A. Metro LA Jewelry District

lajd.net, 640 S. Hill St., Ste. 360, Los Angeles 90014, 213.683.1956 Wholesale prices with savings from 50 percent to 70 percent on precious gems, watches, and all types of fine jewelry.

University of Southern California usc.edu, Exposition Blvd./S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90089, 213.740.2311 Renaissance architecture and commemorative history stations mark important milestones in the rich history of USC. Self-guided tours are available.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee wlcac.org, 10950 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles 90059, 323.563.5639 Watts Arts 24/7 invites visitors to the friendly Watts Arts District to discover the beauty of its people, the wonder of its towers, and the truth about its history.


VISITOR ACTIVITIES

» Hollywood

Hollywood & Highland

hollywoodandhighland.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 170, Hollywood 90028, 323.817.0200 Hollywood & Highland features the Dolby Theatre®, home of the Academy Awards®, conveniently located on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife, it’s the ultimate Hollywood experience.

Hollywood Bowl hollywoodbowl.org, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles 90068, 323.850.2000 Outdoor amphitheater with a dramatic, stateof-the-art stage, museum, and picnic areas.

The Original Farmers Market

Elephant Tour

farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

elephanttour.com, 404 S. Figueroa St., #506, Los Angeles 90071, 213.612.0111 Local tours and transportation service with Japanese-speaking driver.

University of California, Los Angeles ucla.edu, 330 De Neve Dr., Covel L-16, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.5305 Known for academic excellence, UCLA also houses botanical gardens, offers campus tours, and is a leading center for cultural programs.

» Hollywood

RV RENTALS

TCL Chinese Theatres IMAX tclchinesetheatres.com, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.8111 The courtyard is famous for the handprints and footprints of Hollywood celebrities, dating from 1927 through the present.

Universal CityWalk® Hollywood citywalkhollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 5511-6, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7278 Universal CityWalk® is L.A.’s favorite place to play! With live music, movies, and great food, CityWalk® has more than 30 places to eat, a state-of-the-art 19-screen movie theater with IMAX, and more than 30 unique shops.

» Neighboring Regions Santa Catalina Island Resort Services

visitcatalinaisland.com, 150 Metropole Ave., Avalon 90704, 310.510.2000 Find your island rhythm on Catalina Island at island-chic Pavilion Hotel. Delight in culinary creations at Avalon Grille and Descanso Beach Club and adventure on the exhilaration Zip Line Eco Tour and 20-plus tours and activities.

» The Valley

Americana at Brand americanaatbrand.com, 889 Americana Way, Ste. 330, Glendale 91210, 818.637.8982 Experience the ultimate in shopping, dining, entertainment, and luxury living at The Americana at Brand. From the carefully chosen boutiques to the beautiful ambience, every care has been taken to surround you with luxury.

» West Hollywood

The Original Farmers Market

farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 866.993.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

» Westside The Grove

thegrovela.com, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles 90036, 323.900.8080 The Grove is a world-renowned shopping, dining and entertainment destination with unparalleled stores like Anthropologie, Apple, Michael Kors, Coach, and Nordstrom.

H.I.S. International Tours Inc. http://tour.his-usa.com/en, 420 E. Third St., Ste. 608, Los Angeles 90013, 213.624.0777 H.I.S. is a provider of local transportation and sightseeing tours, attraction tickets, hotel reservations, and airport transportation to all L.A. and Orange County hotels. Corporate, groups, or individuals are welcome.

» Neighboring Regions El Monte RV

elmonterv.com, 12818 Firestone Blvd., Santa Fe Springs 90670, 562.404.9300 First-class motorhomes for rent. Locations nationwide.

SIGHTSEEING TOURS/ TOUR GUIDES » Beach Cities/LAX Go West Adventures, Inc.

gowestadventures.com, 310.216.2522 Specializes in sightseeing tours, charters. Airport shuttle services, transportation to all Los Angeles-area hotels, multilingual staff.

Star Helicopters star-helicopters.com, 3670 W. 120th St., Hawthorne 90250, 310.355.1959 Fly in our Bell Jet Ranger, the Rolls-Royce of helicopters, first-class luxury. A truly unique experience, closest to LAX, Downtown, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills! Also DowntownHeliport access for charters.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Detour

detour.com, 385 Grove St., San Francisco 94102, 415.489.0983 Beautifully produced GPS audio walks of Los Angeles’ most interesting places, narrated by fascinating people. Go solo or sync with friends and experience the city in a whole new way.

Downtown LA Walking Tours dtlawalkingtours.com, 600 W. 9th St., Unit 603, Los Angeles 90015, 213.399.3820 Providing guided walking tours of Downtown Los Angeles and its neighborhoods. We walk the city, step inside world-class monuments, tell stories, learn the history, and experience the architecture of the City of Angels!

Amazing L.A. Race amazinglarace.com, 1171 S. Robertson Blvd., #171, Los Angeles 90035, 310.779.1263 Part sightseeing tour, part scavenger hunt, and a whole lot of fun. The Amazing L.A. Race is a unique way to experience the coolest sights of the city. Great for groups!

LA City Tours lacitytours.com, 6806 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.960.0300 Don’t visit Los Angeles without seeing filming locations such as CSI New York and CSI Miami, the Hollywood Sign, 45 star homes including those of Charlie Sheen, George Clooney, and many more....

Out & About Tours with The Lavender Effect thelavendereffect.org/tours, 5149 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. C-777 Hollywood 90027, 818.824.4305 Experience L.A.’s first and only LGBTQ Tour Company! Call now to book one or more walking tours including Gay DTLA, LGBTinsel Town, and WeHo Rainbow Walk. Private mobile and VIP tours are also available by reservation.

Starline Tours of Hollywood/ Tourcoach Charter & Tours starlinetours.com, Chinese Theatre Forecourt, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 90028, 323.463.3333

Ultimate Hollywood Tours ultimatehollywoodtours.com, 6660 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.915.1889 Family owned. Highest rated two-hour tour featuring Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Sunset Strip, Hollywood Sign, and Rodeo Drive. Private Tours available. Great vans with canopy tops and open sides. Top celebrity homes and sites.

» Neighboring Regions California Tours, Inc.

california-tour.com, 500 Sutter St., Ste. 823, San Francisco 94102, 415.393.4211 Offers fully guided weekend coach tours to Las Vegas, San Francisco, Disneyland/ San Diego SeaWorld from Los Angeles. For independent travelers, L.A. & Beyond packages allow vacations to explore Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

TWWoSW dba Discovery Management, LLC twwosw.com, 2535 Loma Vista Dr., Alhambra 91803, 310.390.5851 TWWoSW specializes in offering assistance to all the various DMCs and travel companies with a focus on providing excellent services, staffing, tour guides, and logistical support in all areas within the travel industry. 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 101


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» West Hollywood Bikes and Hikes LA

» Santa Monica

A Day in LA Tours

adayinlatours.com, 1400 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 818.538.6287 A true SoCal experience and top-rated tour on TripAdvisor. Experience two beach cities, Rodeo Drive, The Grove, and all of Hollywood in one day! Hotel pickup and dropoff available.

Global Transportation Solutions gtscharter.com, 1112 Montana Ave., Santa Monica 90403 Comfortable, air-conditioned, late-model fleet of passenger vans, mini buses, and motor coaches can accommodate business meetings, conventions, sightseeing tours, and charter services for small or large and private groups.

» The Valley

LA Insider Tours

lainsidertours.com, 7401 Laurel Canyon Blvd., #26, North Hollywood 91605, 800.549.6625 LA Insider Tours offers unforgettable one-on-one tour experiences showing you the real Los Angeles in private, unmarked vehicles. See L.A. as an insider with people who live here—it’s just like having a friend in town.

» West Hollywood Bikes and Hikes LA

bikeshikes.com, 8250 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.796.8555 Full-service outdoor activities tour company promoting an eco-friendly, sustainable way to enjoy all the glory Los Angeles has to offer by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak, or paddle board. We offer adventures for everyone!

» Westside

Another Side of Los Angeles Tours anothersideoflosangelestours.com, 1080 S. La Cienega Blvd., Ste. 108, Los Angeles 90035, 310.289.8687 Our tours are created with love, compassion, and forethought from beginning to end. We exist for any guest who wants the best tours and experiences here in “The City of Angels.”

bikeshikes.com, 8250 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.796.8555 Full-service outdoor activities tour company promoting an eco-friendly, sustainable way to enjoy all the glory Los Angeles has to offer by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak, or paddleboard. We offer adventures for everyone!

SPECIAL INTEREST COURSES/ACTIVITIES » Downtown/L.A. Metro Los Angeles Dodgers/ Dodger Stadium

http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 323.224.1469 Since 1962, Dodger Stadium has been home to some of the greatest players in baseball! Join us for a behind-the-scenes stadium tour and get a glimpse into Dodger history. Information can be found at dodgers.com/tours.

» Neighboring Regions Exotics Racing

exoticsracing.com/available-dates/los-angelesauto-club-speedway, 14664 Rancho Vista Dr., Fontana 92335, 909.201.7675 Exotics Racing makes the dream of driving exotic supercars on a racetrack a reality for everyone. Driving packages start at $199 for five laps. Group and corporate events available: exoticsracing.com.

Porsche Cars North America Inc. porschedriving.com, 19800 S. Main St., Carson 90745, 888.204.7474

Santa Anita Park santaanita.com, 285 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia 91007, 626.574.6400 Santa Anita offers many seating, dining, and private options to attend the races. The combination of world-class racing, timeless architecture, lush gardens, and breathtaking views add up to an atmosphere of fun and excitement.

City Tours USA Inc. citytours.com, 7309 Hannum Ave., Culver City 90230, 310.915.6469 Wholesale tour operator; receptive services for the Spanish and Portuguese community.

Wilshire Limousine Services wilshirelimousine.com, 2950 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 310.551.3159 Transportation services to/from LAX, Orange County, Burbank, and Long Beach airports. Offers diversified fleet of limousines, sedans, vans, mini coaches, and buses. Call 888.813.8420.

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SPECIALTY TOURS » Beach Cities/LAX Catalina Express

catalinaexpress.com, Berth 95, San Pedro 90731, 310.519.1212 Passenger boats to Catalina Island provide yearround service with up to 30 departures daily.

» Beverly Hills

Melting Pot Food Tours

meltingpottours.com, 8484 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 515, Beverly Hills 90211, 424.247.9666 Cultural walking tours in intriguing neighborhoods designed to indulge taste buds for individuals and groups of 10 to 100 guests. Contact us for pricing and details. Great way to experience L.A. from a local’s perspective!

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

Avital Food Tours

avitaltours.com/los-angeles, 213.394.0901 Avital Food Tours offers four-course progressive dining experiences in Los Angeles while telling the story of a neighborhood through food.

Coliseum Historic Tours lacoliseum.com/index.php/event/coliseumhistoric-tours, 3911 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90037, 213.741.0410

Six Taste Food Tours sixtaste.com, Los Angeles 90071, 213.798.4749 As L.A.’s highest-rated food tour company, Six Taste leads historical and cultural walking tours and curated dining experiences of different neighborhoods of L.A., featuring samples of food from popular to hidden culinary gems.

» Hollywood

Hollywood Club Crawl

hollywoodclubcrawl.com, 1602 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.667.6282 4 Clubs/1 Night/$25! Hollywood Club Crawl is the longest-running club crawl. Our average group size is 50 to 100 guests as we party up to four nightclubs in one night! No cover charges, no lines, and VIP entry at each venue.

LA Beer Hop http://labeerhop.com, 4430 Price St., #201, Los Angeles 90027, 323.928.2113 LA Beer Hop provides guided tours of the best breweries in the city including Downtown L.A., South Bay, and Long Beach. Tours visit three locations and include a flight of beer at each location and a knowledgeable beer guide.

Los Angeles Urban Adventures http://losangelesurbanadventures.com, 1896 El Cerrito Pl., Los Angeles 90068, 323.300.5370 Experience the REAL L.A., sampling food and drink, exploring bustling markets and neighborhoods, and discovering local hidden gems. Our small-group adventures aim to make your BEST. DAY. EVER!

Red Line Tours redlinetours.com, 6708 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.402.1074 Daily guided walking tours going inside Hollywood or Downtown L.A. Unique “Assisted Audio” enables everyone to hear the guide clearly.

SUPA NNE H IC KM AN/ IST OC K

SKATE & BICYCLE RENTALS

Malibu Wine Safaris http://lasafaris.com, 32111 Mulholland Hwy., Malibu 90265, 818.497.2206 Zebras, vineyards, and the best views in Southern California. Malibu Wine Safaris take adventurers on tours around Saddlerock Ranch to learn about the history of the region, the ranch, and the amazing wines.


VISITOR ACTIVITIES

Studios at Paramount paramountstudios.com, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90038, 323.956.5000 The VIP Paramount tour is a guided, two-hour historical and informational look behind the scenes of the daily operations of a major motion picture and television facility.

Sunset Ranch Hollywood sunsetranchhollywood.com, 3400 N. Beachwood Dr., Hollywood 90068, 323.469.5450

» Neighboring Regions

Balboa & Newport Beach Whale Watching—Newport Landing newportwhales.com, 309 Palm St., Ste. A, Newport Beach 92661, 949.675.0551 Offering year-round daily whale watching cruises. View many varieties of whales including the giant blue whale, nearly over 90 feet long. Also enjoy dolphins, seals, and more! Catering and customized times for private groups available.

» Pasadena

Rose Bowl Stadium

rosebowlstadium.com, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena 91103, 626.577.3100 With multiple locations to choose from, the Rose Bowl Stadium is perfect for any style of event. Enjoy a first-class meal on the field, Terry Donahue Pavilion, spacious state-of-the-art locker rooms, or Court of Champions.

» Santa Monica Malibu Discovery

malibudiscovery.com, 1112 Montana Ave., #817, Santa Monica 90403, 310.393.6555 Themed tours in and around Malibu include five-star rated Malibu Wine Trail Tour, Twilight Wine & Dine Tour, Malibu Movie & Celebrity Tour, Sunrise Hiking Tour, and Spectacular Santa Monica! Tour.

» West Hollywood Bikes and Hikes LA

bikeshikes.com, 8250 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.796.8555 Full-service outdoor activities tour company promoting an eco-friendly, sustainable way to enjoy all the glory Los Angeles has to offer by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak, or paddleboard. We offer adventures for everyone!

» Westside

Take My Mother* Please (*Or Any Other VIP) takemymotherplease.com, P.O. Box 35219, Los Angeles 90035, 323.737.2200 Personalized sightseeing provides made-to-order tours with expert guide (vibrant red-haired Anne Block) in a golden Cadillac to L.A.’s “gloriously unusual” sights.

SPECTATOR SPORTS » Downtown/L.A. Metro Los Angeles Clippers

clippers.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.742.7555 Fast-paced, exciting NBA action at its finest. Come to the world-famous STAPLES Center and watch some of the best NBA athletes take the floor.

Los Angeles Lakers lakers.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 310.426.6000

SPORTS & ACTIVITIES » Beach Cities/LAX

Perry’s Cafe & Beach Rentals

perryscafe.com, 3621 N. Sepulveda Bl., #2, Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.939.0000 Perry’s Café & Beach Rentals is the gem of L.A. beach culture, a destination oasis for 40 years, with 12 prime locations on Santa Monica and Venice beaches, featuring an array of amenities including bike tours and events.

StubHub Center stubhubcenter.com, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson 90746, 310.630.2200

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Los Angeles Clippers

clippers.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.742.7555 Fast-paced, exciting NBA action at its finest. Come to the world-famous STAPLES Center and watch some of the best NBA athletes take the floor.

Los Angeles Dodgers/ Dodger Stadium http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 323.224.1469 Since 1962, Dodger Stadium has been home to some of the greatest players in baseball! Join us for a behind-the-scenes stadium tour and get a glimpse into Dodger history. Information can be found at dodgers.com/tours.

Los Angeles Kings lakings.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.742.7100 The Los Angeles Kings are a staple within the Los Angeles sports scene and were the first professional hockey team to grace the California shores. Come to the STAPLES Center to check out the fast-paced action of the L.A. Kings.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO, VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT DISCOVERLOSANGELES.COM.

lacoliseum.com, 3911 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90037, 213.747.7111 Come see a USC or Rams football game and take a tour of the greatest stadium in the world! The Coliseum is the only venue to host two Olympiads, two Super Bowls, and a World Series. For tickets, please visit www.lacoliseum.com.

Los Angeles Sparks lasparks.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.929.1300 Don’t miss your chance to watch the action-packed games of the L.A. Sparks and the high-energy kids’ dance group SparKIDS.

STAPLES Center staplescenter.com, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.742.7100 Home to the world-champion Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, and Los Angeles Sparks. Available for booking corporate events or shows.

» Neighboring Regions Santa Anita Park

santaanita.com, 285 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia 91007, 626.574.6400 Santa Anita offers many seating, dining, and private options to attend the races. The combination of world-class racing, timeless architecture, lush gardens, and breathtaking views add up to an atmosphere of fun and excitement.

» Pasadena

Rose Bowl Stadium

rosebowlstadium.com, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena 91103, 626.577.3100 With multiple locations to choose from, the Rose Bowl Stadium is perfect for any style of event. Enjoy a first-class meal on the field, Terry Donahue Pavilion, spacious state-of-the-art locker rooms, or Court of Champions.

» Santa Monica

Aqua Surf School

aquasurf.com, “On the Beach,” 2701 Barnard Way, Santa Monica 90405, 310.745.9186. Learn to surf in two hours! We teach kids, teens, and adults. All equipment included. Lessons are available every day and fill up quickly. Call today!

STUDIO TOURS » Hollywood

Studios at Paramount

paramountstudios.com, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90038, 323.956.5000 The VIP Paramount tour is a guided, two-hour historical and informational look behind the scenes of the daily operations of a major motion picture and television facility.

» The Valley

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood wbstudiotour.com, 3400 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank 91522, 818.972.8687 Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood offers a three-hour visit inside a real working Hollywood studio. Visit original sets and props used to create productions from Batman to Friends. Get closer to the entertainment you love!

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» Westside

» Neighboring Regions

sonypicturesstudios.com, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City 90232, 310.244.8687 (TOUR)

disneyland.com, 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim 92803, 714.781.4565 With two theme parks and a dining and entertainment district, there’s more to see and do than ever before!

Sony Pictures Studios Tour

TELEVISION & MOTION PICTURE STUDIOS » Hollywood

Universal Studios HollywoodSM

universalstudioshollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City 91608, 800.UNIVERSAL Go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour. Then face action head-on with rides, shows, and attractions, including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Fast & Furious-Supercharged, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.

» The Valley

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood http://wbstudiotour.com, 3400 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank 91522, 818.972.8687 You’re invited to the production studio we call home for an exclusive guided tour. See back lots, soundstages, and props from some of your favorite films and television shows. We get you closer to the entertainment you love!

» Westside

Sony Pictures Studios

sonypicturesstudios.com, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City 90232, 310.244.4456 Located on one of the most famous studio lots, this two-hour walking tour gives you a rare glimpse of old Hollywood’s glory days and Sony’s current productions. Reservations recommended. Children 12 and older. Free parking.

TELEVISION TAPINGS » The Valley

Let’s Make a Deal

letsmakeadeal.com, 4000 W. Alameda Ave., Ste. 400, Burbank 91505, 323.748.1273

THEME PARKS » Hollywood

Universal Studios HollywoodSM

universalstudioshollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City 91608, 800.UNIVERSAL Go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour. Then face action head-on with rides, shows, and attractions, including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Fast & Furious-Supercharged, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.™

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Disneyland® Resort

Disney’s California Adventure™ Park disneyland.com, 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim 92803, 714.781.4565 Immerse yourself in a magical festival of shows, parades, and attractions celebrating California’s past and exciting future.

Knott’s Berry Farm knotts.com, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park 90620, 714.220.5200 Located in the heart of Southern California’s Orange County, Knott’s Berry Farm is an iconic California theme park featuring dozens of rides, shows, and attractions in five themed areas.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles sixflags.com/hurricaneharborla, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia 91355, 661.255.4100 Southern California’s favorite tropical paradise with 22 slides and dozens of splashy adventures for water-loving thrill-seekers of all ages.

Six Flags Magic Mountain sixflags.com/magicmountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia 91355, 661.255.4100 Six Flags Magic Mountain is known as the “Thrill Capital of the World,” the 260-acre theme park features 19 world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games, and attractions for the entire family.

UNIVERSITIES » Beach Cities/LAX

Loyola Marymount University

lmu.edu/conference, One LMU Dr., MS 8150, Los Angeles 90045-8150, 310.338.2975 Private Jesuit university beautifully located on a bluff overlooking Marina del Rey and the Pacific Ocean. Minutes north of LAX.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro California State University, Los Angeles

calstatela.edu, 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles 90032, 323.343.3000

University of Southern California usc.edu, Exposition Blvd./S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90089, 213.740.2311 Renaissance architecture and commemorative history stations mark important milestones in the rich history of USC. Self-guided tours are available.

» The Valley

California State University, Northridge

csun.edu, 17950 Lassen St., Northridge 91325, 818.677.2160 A vibrant, diverse university community, situated on a 353-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley.

» Westside

UCLA Conference Services

conferences.ucla.edu, 330 De Neve Dr., Ste. L-16, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.5305 Prestigious, beautiful, 430-acre campus setting in Southern California. Variety of affordable and appealing accommodations, hotel-quality meeting rooms, nationally acclaimed dining program, and professional on-site catering.

University of California, Los Angeles ucla.edu, 330 De Neve Dr., Covel L-16, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.5305 Known for academic excellence, UCLA also houses botanical gardens, offers campus tours, and is a leading center for cultural programs.

WINERIES & BREWERIES » Beach Cities/LAX Malibu Family Wines

malibuwines.com, 31800 Mulholland Hwy., Malibu 90265, 818.865.0605 Visit Malibu and enjoy locally grown, award winning Saddlerock and Semler wines at our cozy and chic tasting room. Group events and vineyard tours, wine tasting flights, and bottle service are available.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

Angel City Brewery

angelcitybrewery.com, 216 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.622.1261 In a city known for its glitz, we’re proud to rough things up a bit. Our home, the Arts District, is a center of revival for L.A. artists. Visit us for a tour, tasting, or for your next event!

Iron Triangle Brewing Company irontrianglebrewing.com, 1581 Industrial St., Los Angeles 90021, 310.424.1370 Built in a pre-Prohibition-era warehouse, Iron Triangle Brewing draws their inspiration from 1920s Los Angeles, and offers a unique blend of vintage decor, old-world brewing traditions, and attentive staff.

San Antonio Winery & Restaurant sanantoniowinery.com, 737 Lamar St., Los Angeles 90031-9990, 323.223.1401 One of L.A.’s largest operating wineries and restaurants with tours, wine tasting, and food events. Banquet and meeting rooms available. Italian/California cuisines.


A R T S & C U LT U R E

ARTS & CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS » Downtown/L.A. Metro

The Broad

thebroad.org, 221 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.232.6220 The Broad is a new contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles. The museum offers free general admission. Tickets are available for reservation at thebroad.org.

DANCE/ PERFORMING ARTS » Downtown/L.A. Metro

Music Center

musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 L.A.’s performing arts destination. Home to Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil, and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. Plus family programming, architectural tours, dining, and shopping.

MUSEUMS » Beach Cities/LAX Battleship IOWA Museum

pacificbattleship.com, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro 90731, 877.446.9261 Visit the Battleship USS IOWA Museum at the Los Angeles Waterfront. Come celebrate the American Spirit aboard the only battleship on the West Coast. Walk the historic wood decks and see the famous 16” guns up close.

Fort Macarthur Museum ftmac.org, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro 90731, 310.548.2631 Site of one of the most complete coastal defense batteries in the United States.

Getty Villa getty.edu, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy., Pacific Palisades 90272, 310.440.7300 An educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. Admission is free, but please refer to the website to obtain your admission ticket.

Los Angeles Maritime Museum lamaritimemuseum.org, Berth 84, San Pedro 90731, 310.548.7618 Maritime artifacts, scale models, and nautical art.

» Beverly Hills

Paley Center for Media paleycenter.org, 465 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.786.1030

» Downtown/L.A. Metro California African American Museum

caamuseum.org, 600 State Dr., Los Angeles 90037, 213.744.7432 Exhibitions and programs of African-American art, history, and culture.

» Hollywood

Autry Museum of the American West theautry.org, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles 90027, 323.667.2000 The galleries explore broad themes relating to the history and diverse cultures of the American West.

California Science Center

Hollywood Bowl Museum

californiasciencecenter.org, 700 Exposition Park Dr., Los Angeles 90037, 323.724.3623 Discover fun hands-on science exhibits, live habitats and animals, and space shuttle Endeavour. Don’t forget to experience a film on the seven-story IMAX screen! FREE general admission (excludes IMAX and paid exhibits).

The Hollywood Museum

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising fidm.edu, 919 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90015, 213.624.1200 Collection of more than 10,000 costumes, accessories and textiles from the 18th century through the present day, includes film and theater costumes.

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA moca.org, 152 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles 90013, 213.626.6222 MOCA is your source for inspiration and a must-see for contemporary art enthusiasts.

GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE grammymuseum.org, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A245, Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.6800 The GRAMMY Museum provides a musicinfused setting and a celebration of the power of music. The museum has something for everyone, providing cutting-edge exhibits and interactive experiences exploring a host of musical genres.

Japanese American National Museum janm.org, 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.625.0414 Dedicated to promoting appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience, JANM offers exhibitions, public programs, an award-winning museum store, and a resource center.

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes lapca.org, 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.542.6200 LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes celebrates and cultivates the enduring and evolving contributions of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans, and Latinos in Los Angeles. LA Plaza offers free cultural programming year-round.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) moca.org, 250 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.626.6222 The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is your source for inspiration and a must-see for contemporary art enthusiasts.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County nhm.org, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles 90007, 213.763.3466 Discover your world past and present. Encounter dinosaurs, experience nature, discover L.A., explore our dioramas, marvel at one of the most impressive gem and mineral collections in the world, and that’s just the beginning.

hollywoodbowl.com, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles 90068, 323.850.2058 Exhibits on music and architecture of Hollywood Bowl, DVD documentaries, vintage movie clips of the Bowl; open until showtime in summer. thehollywoodmuseum.com, 1660 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.7776 See 10,000 real show-business treasures showcasing more than 100 years of Hollywood history! The museum attracts fans from around the world. Named one of the top tourist attractions—L.A. Weekly and TripAdvisor; voted one of the Top 10 Museums.

Travel Town Museum laparks.org/grifmet/tt, 5200 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles 90027, 323.662.5874 Authentic locomotives and railroad cars celebrate the history of the railroad in Southern California. Also features a scale train ride and model trains.

» Neighboring Regions Banning Museum/ Friends of Banning Museum

thebanningmuseum.org, PO Box 397, Wilmington 90748, 310.548.7777 The 1864 Greek Revival residence is the former home of General Phineas Banning, the “father” of the Los Angeles Harbor.

Homestead Museum homesteadmuseum.org, 15415 E. Don Julian Rd., City of Industry 91745, 626.968.8492 Historic site featuring a Victorian-era house constructed around an 1840s adobe, a 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion, and one of the oldest private cemeteries in the region.

Museum of Latin American Art molaa.org, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach 90802, 562.437.1689

» Pasadena

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens huntington.org, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino 91108, 626.405.2100 The Huntington: one of the world’s great cultural, research, and education centers. Library and three art galleries contain rare books, European and American art. Explore 16 breathtaking gardens. Enjoy gift shop, Tea Room, cafe, tours.

Kidspace Children’s Museum kidspacemuseum.org, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena 91103, 626.449.9144 Southern California’s premier children’s museum, Kidspace has more than 2.5 acres of hands-on exhibits including insects, arts, natural and environmental sciences, and FUN! Kidspace is where play and learning are one.

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Norton Simon Museum

Hammer Museum

nortonsimon.org, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena 91105, 626.449.6840 The Norton Simon Museum is celebrated as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Works on view include masterpieces by Rembrandt, Degas, Van Gogh, and Picasso, and South and Southeast Asian sculpture.

hammer.ucla.edu, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90024, 310.443.7000 Collections include works by Monet, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Sargent. Also featuring lectures, symposia, film series, readings, and musical performances.

USC Pacific Asia Museum

lacma.org, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.857.6000 Since 1965, LACMA has collected and exhibited works of art that span history and geography. The permanent collection of nearly 130,000 objects and calendar of special exhibitions reflect L.A.’s uniquely diverse population.

pacificasiamuseum.org, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626.449.2742

» The Valley

Forest Lawn Museum forestlawn.com, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale 91205, 323.340.4782 A world-class permanent collection of sculpture, stained glass, and paintings in addition to rotating exhibits from artists such as Goya and Winslow Homer. Always free admission and parking.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum reaganlibrary.com, 40 Presidential Dr., Simi Valley 93065, 805.577.4000 The Ronald Reagan Library is one of California’s most beautiful and unique destinations. Tour through his actual Air Force One; view a full-scale replica of the Oval Office; home to President and Mrs. Reagan’s memorial site.

» West Hollywood

Mak Center for Art & Architecture at Schindler House makcenter.org, 835 N. Kings Rd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.651.1510 The MAK Center at the Schindler House presents art and architecture exhibitions and related programming in an iconic modern building.

» Westside

Annenberg Space for Photography annenbergspaceforphotography.org, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067, 213.403.3000 A state-of-the-art digital projection gallery and traditional print exhibit area display stunning photography in a dynamic environment. Short films feature stories behind the images. Several exhibits a year. Free admission.

Craft and Folk Art Museum cafam.org, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.937.4230 Changing exhibitions on contemporary craft and folk art ranging from historical to contemporary, traditional to eclectic. Lectures, tours, and live performances illuminate global and local cultures.

Fowler Museum at UCLA fowler.ucla.edu, North Campus, UCLA, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.4361 The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores art and culture from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas, past and present.

Getty Center getty.edu, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles 90049, 310.440.7300 Extensive collection of antiquities, paintings, drawings, sculpture, 19th- and 20th-century American and European photographs.

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust lamoth.org, 100 S. The Grove Dr., Los Angeles 90036, 323.651.3704 Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust has a mission that has remained constant since its inception in 1961: Holocaust commemoration and education. LAMH is always free to the public.

Museum of Tolerance

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Center Theatre Group

centertheatregroup.org, 601 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.628.2772 One of the nation’s leading theater companies, producing world-class dramas and musicals at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre located at the Music Center.

LA Opera laopera.com, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.8001

LA Phil laphil.com, 151 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 323.850.2000 Since its founding in 1919, the LA Phil has been hailed as Southern California’s leading performing arts institution.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra laco.org, 350 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 183, Los Angeles 90071, 213.622.7001 Forty virtuosos perform orchestral and chamber music repertoire in intimate theaters in Downtown Los Angeles, the Westside, and Glendale.

Los Angeles Master Chorale

museumoftolerance.com, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90035, 310.553.8403 Inspiring, one-of-a-kind, interactive experience promotes understanding by exploring dynamics of discrimination, legacy of the Holocaust and contemporary human rights issues.

lamc.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7282 Founded in 1964, the award-winning Los Angeles Master Chorale presents innovative programming and is committed to commissioning new works.

Petersen Automotive Museum

microsofttheater.com, 777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles 90015, 213.763.6030 The 7,100-seat venue offers a more intimate experience than an arena, with no seat further than 220 feet from the stage. The theatre houses the largest stage in Southern California.

petersen.org, 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.964.6348 Authentic architecture and actual vehicles marking important milestones in history. Exotic and ordinary vehicles from Hollywood and Detroit.

Skirball Cultural Center skirball.org, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles 90049, 310.440.4500 At the Skirball, enjoy museum exhibitions— including the ever-popular Noah’s Ark at the Skirball—family programs, performing arts, world music, film, lectures, classes, dining, shopping, and more.

Wende Museum and Archive of The Cold War wendemuseum.org, 5741 Buckingham Pkwy., Ste. E, Culver City 90230, 310.216.1600 The Wende Museum acquires, preserves, and enables access to the material culture of Cold War-era Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.

Microsoft Theater

Music Center musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 L.A.’s performing arts destination. Home to Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil, and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. Plus family programming, architectural tours, dining, and shopping.

The Novo thenovodtla.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A335, Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.7000 The Novo by Microsoft is located in the center of L.A. LIVE. Accommodating over 2,300 guests, The Novo is the perfect venue for a concert while also providing excellent space for corporate events and private parties.

Wiltern

MUSIC/CONCERTS » Beach Cities/LAX

Forum

fabulousforum.com, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood 90305, 310.330.7300

wilterntheatertickets.com, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.388.1400 The Wiltern is one of a kind, widely recognized as a world-class live entertainment venue. See some of the hottest shows and best live music in L.A. in the art deco elegance of this 1930s theater.

» Hollywood Dolby Theatre

dolbytheatre.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles 90028, 323.308.6300 Home of the Academy Awards® and one of the best venues for live concerts, theater, and award shows in the heart of Hollywood.


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Greek Theatre

LA Opera

Center Theatre Group

greektheatrela.com, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90027, 323.665.5857 The Greek Theatre is nestled in the treeenclosed picturesque setting of Griffith Park. This award-winning outdoor theatre offers top quality entertainment under the stars in the heart of Los Angeles.

laopera.com, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.8001

centertheatregroup.org, 601 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.628.2772 One of the nation’s leading theater companies, producing world-class dramas and musicals at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre, located at the Music Center.

Hollywood Bowl hollywoodbowl.org, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles 90068, 323.850.2000 Outdoor amphitheater with a dramatic, stateof-the-art stage, museum, and picnic areas.

Hollywood Palladium livenation.com/venues/14586/hollywoodpalladium, 6215 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.962.7600

Live Nation livenation.com, 7060 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 310.360.3077

Universal CityWalk® Hollywood citywalkhollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 5511-6, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7278 Universal CityWalk® is L.A.’s favorite place to play! With live music, movies, and great food, CityWalk® has over 30 places to eat, a state-ofthe-art 19-screen movie theater with IMAX, and more than 30 unique shops.

» Neighboring Regions Masters of Harmony Chorus

mastersofharmony.org/about_us, P.O. Box 3342, Santa Fe Springs 90670, 888.664.8863

» Westside El Rey Theatre

theelrey.com, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.936.6400 El Rey is an original art deco theater built in 1936. It features a grand ballroom with a full stage equipped with concert-quality sound and state-of-the-art lighting.

Los Angeles Master Chorale http://lamc.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7282 Founded in 1964, the award-winning Los Angeles Master Chorale presents innovative programming and is committed to commissioning new works.

» Beverly Hills

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts thewallis.org, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.246.3800 Located within the former Beverly Hills Post Office, The Wallis delivers theater, music, dance, and arts learning to Los Angeles.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Center Theatre Group

centertheatregroup.org, 601 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.628.2772 One of the nation’s leading theater companies, producing world-class dramas and musicals at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre, located at the Music Center.

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion chandler-pavilion.com, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211

chandler-pavilion.com, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211

Music Center

East West Players

musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 L.A.’s performing arts destination. Home to Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil, and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. Plus family programming, architectural tours, dining, and shopping.

eastwestplayers.org, 120 N. Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.625.7000 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of East West Players, the nation’s premier Asian American theatre organization. EWP produces artistic works and educational programs that foster dialogue exploring Asian Pacific experiences.

LA Stage Alliance Walt Disney Concert Hall at The Music Center musiccenter.org, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 Dynamic 293,000-square-foot concert hall created by Frank Gehry, featuring a wavy, steel exterior designed to look like a ship with its sails at full mast.

lastagetix.com, 644 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.614.0556 Offers half-price tickets to hundreds of theater, concert, and dance performances each week through LAStageTix.com or in person at the Hollywood & Highland and Downtown Visitor Information Centers.

Mark Taper Forum

» Hollywood

Ford Amphitheatre/Los Angeles County Arts Commission fordtheatres.org, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E., Hollywood 90068, 213.202.5858 A must-see on your trip schedule. As the oldest historic theatre in Hollywood, the Ford Amphitheatre hosts a variety of world music, jazz, dance, film, theatre, chamber music, and family events May through October.

» Neighboring Regions Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

cerritoscenter.com, 12700 Center Court Dr., Cerritos 90703, 562.916.8510

OPERA & PERFORMING ARTS

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

» Pasadena

Pasadena Playhouse pasadenaplayhouse.org, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626.356.7529 Pasadena Playhouse, the state theatre of California, is a 686-seat performing arts venue located in Old Town Pasadena and provides a variety of cultural and artistic events from theatre and dance to music and opera.

STAGE & THEATER » Downtown/L.A. Metro

musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 One of the nation’s leading theater companies, producing world-class dramas and musicals at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre, located at the Music Center.

Music Center musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 L.A.’s performing arts destination. Home to Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil, and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. Plus family programming, architectural tours, dining, and shopping.

» Hollywood Dolby Theatre®

dolbytheatre.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles 90028, 323.308.6300 Home of the Academy Awards® and one of the best venues for live concerts, theater, and award shows in the heart of Hollywood.

Hollywood Pantages Theatre hollywoodpantages.com, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.468.1700 Hollywood Pantages has a history as grand and diverse as the stage and screen fare that audiences have flocked to enjoy there for half a century. These days it’s one of Los Angeles’ leading homes of legitimate theatre.

Nederlander Entertainment hollywoodpantages.com, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.468.1700

Ahmanson Theatre

musiccenter.org, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7211 For more than 40 years, the Ahmanson Theatre has presented a wide variety of dramas, musicals, comedies, and classic revivals. A unique, state-of-the-art reconfiguration proves a variable seating capacity from 1,600 to 2,000.

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DINING » Beach Cities/LAX 96th Street Bistro

renaissancelosangeles.com, 9620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.337.2800 Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in comfortable, yet elegant atmosphere. Contemporary cuisine with regional influence; unique presentation. $$ Californian

Andiamo at The Hilton www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/laxahhhhilton-los-angeles-airport-california/dining.do, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.410.6166 Specializing in Northern Italian cuisine. Features a variety of salads, appetizers, pastas, seafood, specialty dishes, and desserts. $$ Italian

BALEENKitchen hotelportofino.com/redondo-beach-baleenrestaurant.aspx, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach 90277, 310.372.1202 Two-level waterside restaurant overlooking the Portofino Marina with a relaxing atmosphere offering quality prime steak and fresh regional seafood. $$$ American (new)

Barlo Kitchen + Cocktails hotelerwin.com/barlo, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice 90291, 310.452.1111 Located at Hotel Erwin in the heart of Venice Beach, Barlo serves up a locally sourced, organic menu of new America dishes. $$ American (new)

Bashi bashirestaurant.com, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.2703 $$ Asian Fusion

Brasserie—Los Angeles sheratonlax.com/brasserie, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.622.1111 Casual restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. Featuring California cuisine. $ Californian

Brasserie Restaurant crowneplaza.com/lax-intlapt 5985 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.7500 California cuisine prepared by accommodating open-kitchen chefs and served by attentive service staff. Menu items are prepared to order with the finest, freshest, local ingredients. Order from menu or enjoy the buffet! $$ Californian

The Cafe at The LAX Hilton losangelesairport.hilton.com, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.410.2460 Contemporary, comfortable surroundings, international flair, multilingual staff. Specialties: daily buffets and salad bar. $$ American

Cafe del Rey cafedelreymarina.com, 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.823.6395 $$$ Mediterranean

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Latitude 33

malibubeachinn.com/dining, 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.460.7509 Features California coastal cuisine with Pacific Rim accents. Indoor and outdoor dining with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The interior features dark wenge wood, oversize mirrors, and large picture windows. $$$ Californian

marriott.com/laxap, 5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.641.5700 Enjoy our Pacific menu; a blend of Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and American cuisines served daily, in a bright, warm setting. $ American

Cast & Plow ritzcarlton.com/en/properties/marinadelrey/ dining/cast_plow, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.574.4333 Cast & Plow features the freshest produce of each day and each season, along with regionally sourced and humanely grown meats and sustainable seafood from neighborhood fishermen. $$$ Californian

Marina Grill sanpedro.doubletree.com, 2800 Via Cabrillo Marina, San Pedro 90731, 310.514.3344 Casual dining overlooking the marina that caters to in-house guests and local residents. Features continental cuisine with Italian and seafood specialty entrées. $

mar’sel mar-sel.com, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.2766 $$$ Californian

Catalina Kitchen at Terranea Resort terranea.com, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 877.881.1535 Explore Southern California market/ Mediterranean cuisine with elements of Spanish, French Riviera, Greek, and southern Italian flavors. $$ Californian

Mastro’s Ocean Club—Malibu mastrosrestaurants.com/locations/ca/71malibu-main/default.aspx, 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.454.4357 $$$$ Steakhouse

Nelson’s Chaya Venice thechaya.com, 110 Navy St., Venice 90291, 310.396.1179 A European Pacific cuisine restaurant offering a variety of dishes from East to West. $$$ Euro-Asian

Comfort fourpointslax.com, 9750 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.4600 $ Californian

terranea.com/palos-verdes-ca-restaurant.php, 6610 Palos Verdes Dr. S., Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.2800 $$ American (new)

Palmira Bar & Grille radisson.com/losangeles_airport, 6225 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.670.9000 A return to fine dining. American regional cuisine features prime steaks and seafood with unique daily specials. $$ American

Daily Grill—Century Blvd., dailygrill.com, 5410 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.665.0149 On Century Boulevard blocks from LAX, Daily Grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with an amazing happy hour. The menu includes classic American dishes such as Certified Angus steaks, homestyle meatloaf, and chicken pot pie. $$ American

Paparazzi Ristorante

Dave & Buster’s (Westchester)

Rain Wine Bar and Lounge

daveandbusters.com, 6081 Center Dr., Los Angeles 90045, 310.846.9950 $$ American (new)

rainwinebar.com, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance 90503, 310.316.3636 A wine list like no other...the lounge menu and new dinner menu use farm-fresh ingredients for a nice selection of menu items for those dining solo or to share. $$ American

Garden Court marriott.com/laxtr, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance 90503, 310.316.3636 Features traditional American fare in a newly renovated sun-lit decor. $$ American

Geoffrey’s geoffreysmalibu.com, 27400 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu 90265, 310.457.1519 Enjoy the California sun and sunsets as you dine on a menu highlighted by fresh seafood, steaks, and salads. $$$$ Californian

JW’s Steakhouse marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/ restaurant/laxap-los-angeles-airport-marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.641.5700 Atmosphere and menu reminiscent of the classic American steakhouse. Specialties: premium-quality steaks, seafood, poultry, and vintage wines. Reservations recommended. $$$ Steakhouse

http://sheratonlosangeles.com/paparazzi, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.4820 Savor fresh pasta and a wide variety of authentic sauces, as well as artistically prepared seafood, poultry, and world-class steaks at the Sheraton Los Angeles’ inspirational Italianthemed Paparazzi Ristorante. $$ Italian

Second Story Restaurant secondstoryrestaurant.com, 3501 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.750.0312 $$ American (new)

Splash Restaurant cpredondobeachhotel.com/dine, 300 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach 90277, 310.798.5348 Enjoy flavors of the Mediterranean. Finest meats, seafood, pasta, salads, and more. Casual and cozy lounge with light fare. Oceanfacing outdoor patio. Private dining areas. Validated self-parking. $$ Mediterranean

Stones marriott.com/laxmb, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.3000 Stones restaurant features a contemporary blend of Asian and Italian ingredients. The restaurant is perfect for any occasion. Stones is a unique combination of style and service. $$ Euro-Asian


DINING

Trump National Golf Club

Georgie

Sidebar by Wolfgang Puck

trumpgolf.com, One Trump National Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 310.265.5000 The quintessential special event and public golfing destination on the West Coast, located on the breathtaking oceanfront of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

georgierestaurant.com, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.7970 Featuring modern American cuisine, Georgie showcases locally sourced ingredients perfectly melded with seasonal influences, accompanied by inventive handcrafted cocktails and bold by-the-glass wine offerings.

fourseasons.com/beverlywilshire/dining/lounges/ sidebar, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.275.5200 Contemporary lounge sidebar is the magnificently chic, Richard Meier-designed adjoining bar to CUT by Wolfgang Puck. $$$ Californian

The Grill on the Alley—Beverly Hills

Spago Beverly Hills

thegrill.com/locations/the-grill-beverly-hillscalifornia, 9560 Dayton Way, Beverly Hills 90210-5102, 310.276.0615 Adjacent to Rodeo Drive, The Grill on the Alley is where Hollywood eats. The menu features prime steaks, fresh seafood, and more American classics, including infamous martinis, all served in a sophisticated yet comfortable atmosphere. $$$ Steakhouse

wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/3635, 176 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.385.0880 Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant. Innovative California cuisine with influences from Europe and Asia. $$$$ Californian

Waterfront Bar and Grille marinadelreyhotel.com, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.1000 California Continental cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere facing the marina. $$ Californian

» Beverly Hills Avec Nous

viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/beverlyhills/ dining_and_nightlife/livello, 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.8660 Avec Nous is a contemporary take on the classic French bistro; a hip St. Tropez vibe that delivers a fresh culinary experience to Beverly Hills. $$$$ Italian

Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Hush at the Mosaic Hotel mosaichotel.com/dining, 125 Spalding Dr., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.278.0303 Welcome to dining at Hush, featuring fresh and health California cuisine in a luxurious atmosphere at the Mosaic, an intimate Beverly Hills hotel. $$ Californian

theblvdrestaurant.com, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.385.3901 Modernly elegant, The Blvd features a worldclass restaurant, distinctive bar, and inviting outdoor patio overlooking Rodeo Drive. $$$ American (new)

Lawry’s The Prime Rib

Bouchon

Ocean Prime

thomaskeller.com/bouchonbeverlyhills, 235 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.271.9910 $$$ French

Circa 55 beverlyhilton.com/dining/circa55.asp, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.887.6055 Classic California cuisine with contemporary fusions marrying local fresh ingredients with Stockyard steaks and fresh seafood, making it the California cuisine of choice in Beverly Hills. $$$ Californian

CUT by Wolfgang Puck wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/3789, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.276.8500 CUT, Wolfgang Puck’s first steak restaurant, designed by Richard Meier (of the Getty Center fame), is a Beverly Hills celebrity hot spot. $$$$ Steakhouse

The Farm of Beverly Hills thefarmofbeverlyhills.com, 439 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.273.5578 $$ American

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria— Beverly Hills fogodechao.com, 133 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills 90211, 310.289.7755 Authentic Brazilian steakhouse. Menu features 16 different cuts of fire-roasted meats carved tableside, gourmet salad buffet, and traditional sides. $$$ Steakhouse

The Garden Bar montagehotels.com/beverlyhills/dining/ garden-bar, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.5832 Combining Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s passion for entertaining with Montage Beverly Hills’ dedication to exemplary service, The Garden Bar serves as the ideal destination for cocktailing, gatherings, and soirées.

lawrysonline.com, 100 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills 90211, 310.652.2827 Roasted prime ribs of beef carved tableside from silver carts in an elegant Edwardian atmosphere. $$$ Steakhouse ocean-prime.com/locations/beverly-hills, 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.859.4818 Ocean Prime serves the highest quality seafood, steak, handcrafted cocktails, and award-winning wines. Our passion is to deliver an extraordinary experience. For us, the answer is “yes.” What is your question? $$$ Seafood

Oliverio @ Avalon Beverly Hills avalonbeverlyhills.com/dining/oliverio.html, 9400 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.407.7791 Oliverio restaurant in Beverly Hills features modern Italian cuisine in a relaxed California patio atmosphere. $$ Italian

The Polo Lounge beverlyhillshotel.com, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.887.2777 California cuisine with an Asian twist. Charming indoor and outdoor garden setting. Sunday brunch features an authentic Mariachi band. $$$$ Californian

Pool Bar & Cafe fourseasons.com/beverlywilshire/dining/ restaurants/the_pool_bar_and_cafe, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.275.5200 During the day, executive chef Conny Andersson’s Pool Bar & Cafe provides a refreshingly chic poolside hangout; lobster clubs, fun kids’ cuisine, and sangria round out this Beverly Hills hideaway. $$ Californian

The Rooftop Grill montagehotels.com/beverlyhills/dining/ rooftop-grill, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.7886 Escape to The Rooftop Grill set alongside the mosaic-tiled swimming pool and serving up breathtaking views of the Hollywood hills along with fresh, healthy California cuisine. $$ American (new)

Trader Vic’s Lounge beverlyhilton.com, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.887.6055 Located poolside at The Beverly Hilton. South Pacific Rim appetizers and trademark exotic cocktails. Authentic South Seas island decor. $$$ Polynesian

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Artisan House

artisanhouse.net, 600 S. Main St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.622.6333 $$ Californian

Bacaro LA bacarola.com, 2308 S. Union Ave., Los Angeles 90007, 213.748.7205 Bacaro LA offers Mediterranean-inspired small plates, unique wines from around the world, craft beers, and a relaxed atmosphere for an intimate dinner, group gathering, or private event. $$ Mediterranean

Back Porch thelahotel.com/eatdrink.shtml, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.617.6090 California cafe cuisine in a casual lobby-level dining room. French doors lead to palm-lined terrace with alfresco seating. $ Californian

Bar9 thelahotel.com/eatdrink.shtml, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.617.1133 $$ Californian

Beelman’s Pub beelmanspub.com, 600 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.622.1022 $ Gastropub

Border Grill—Downtown L.A. bordergrill.com, 445 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.486.5171 $$ Mexican

Bottega Louie bottegalouie.com, 700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90017, 213.802.1470 Bottega Louie is a 255-seat restaurant, gourmet market, patisserie, and cafe. Full bar service is available. Bottega Louie also offers breakfast, lunch, and savory catering options. $$ Italian

Cafe eatatpot.com, 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.381.7411 $ Bakery

Cafe Pinot patinagroup.com/cafe-pinot, 700 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.239.6500 California French bistro with private room and large patio, adjacent to Maguire Gardens. All is available for private parties. $$$ French

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Chaya Downtown

Faith & Flower

Lakeview Bistro

thechaya.com, 525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.236.9577 Chaya Downtown combines urban chic and European comfort with warm Japanese hospitality. $$$ Euro-Asian

faithandflowerla.com, 705 W. 9th St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.239.0642 A modern expression of “California Cuisine,” with many dishes touching upon the flavor profiles of East Asia, Latin America, Mediterranean, and North Africa. Featuring an artisanal cocktail program and artfully curated wine list. $$$ Californian

westin.com/bonaventure, 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1000 Casual dining for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast buffet and omeletes station open starting at 6:00 a.m. daily. Located on the Lobby level in the hotel atrium area. $$ American

Checkers Downtown hiltoncheckers.com, 535 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.891.0519 Seasonal California cuisine with attentive but never stuffy service. Complimentary transportation to The Music Center of Los Angeles County and Walt Disney Concert Hall with dinner. $$$ American

City Club Los Angeles icityclub.com, 555 S. Flower St., 51st Fl., Los Angeles 90071-1558, 213.620.9662 $$$$ American

City Tavern Downtown Los Angeles citytaverndtla.com, 735 S. Figueroa St., #133, Los Angeles 90017, 213.239.5654 Centrally located in Downtown Los Angeles, City Tavern offers refined American comfort food in a modern tavern setting. Classic cocktails, 28 craft beers on tap, and a California-centric wine list await. Great for groups! $$ American (new)

Clifton’s Cafeteria cliftonscafeteria.com, 648 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90014, 213.627.1673 $

Commissary eatatpot.com/#home, 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.368.3030 Book a reservation at a house with a focus on fruits and vegetables. It’s not necessarily a vegetarian restaurant, just good food and drink based around plants as the foundation. $$ Californian

Corner Bakery Cafe—Figueroa cornerbakerycafe.com, 801 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 150, Los Angeles 90017, 213.239.0424 $ Californian

District on the Bloc

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria— Downtown L.A. fogodechao.com. 800 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.228.4300 Authentic Brazilian steakhouse that began more than 36 years ago in Brazil, featuring fire-roasted meats, carved tableside by gaucho chefs, Gourmet Market table, side dishes, and award-winning wine list. $$$ Steakhouse

Food & Drink thelahotel.com/eatdrink.shtml, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.617.1133 Relax, play a game of pool or watch your favorite sporting event on one of our many screens. Features specialty grill items, light fare, and cocktails. $ American

Ford’s Filling Station Downtown L.A. chefbenford.com/restaurant/ffs-marriott-la-live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8630 Acclaimed chef Ben Ford brings his gastropub to Downtown in the JW Marriott Los Angeles. Ford’s Filling Station offers Californian cuisine with a Southern influence. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $$$ American (new)

Grand Cafe omnilosangeles.com, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.356.4155 Casually elegant atmosphere features innovative California cuisine for breakfast and lunch. Indoor and outdoor dining is available. Overlooks MOCA and walking distance from The Broad, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and The Music Center. $ Californian

Grill Room

districtdtla.com, 711 S. Hope St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.612.3185 Let your senses be dazzled by chef Hansen Lee’s modern, approachable menu inspired by the extraordinary sustainably grown ingredients purveyed by local farmers. $$ American

laac.com, 431 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.625.2211 Open to members and guests, the Grill Room is the ideal setting for an intimate dinner or power breakfast, with a varied menu of American, Nouvelle, and California cuisines topped with attentive personal service. $$ American

Drago Centro

Kendall’s Brasserie and Bar

dragocentro.com, 525 S. Flower St., Ste. 120, Los Angeles 90071, 213.228.8998 Drago Centro is the inspired interpretation of contemporary Italian cuisine from acclaimed chef Celestino Drago, serving artisanal cocktails, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant features a separate lounge and outdoor patio. $$ Italian

patinagroup.com/restaurant.php?restaurants_ id=39, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.7322 Kendall’s Brasserie is the Patina Group’s newest restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles at the Music Center of Los Angeles County. Kendall’s is a classic French brasserie. $$$ French

Engine Co. No. 28

http://lachapter.com, 929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90015, 213.235.9660 $$ American

engineco.com, 644 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.624.6996 $$ American

Espressamente Illy lalivemarriott.com/la-live-restaurants/ espressamente-illy-26.html, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8600 $ Coffee & Tea

L.A. Chapter

LA Prime starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/dining/ attraction_detail.html?propertyID=1004& attractionid=31655, 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1000 $$$$ Steakhouse

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Le Petit Paris http://lepetitparisla.com, 418 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.217.4445 Le Petit Paris brings the French dining experience to Los Angeles. The restaurant transforms from a bright atmosphere during the day to an upscale brasserie at night. Featuring live DJ at night and live jazz on Wednesdays. $$$ French

M Grill mgrill.com, 3832 Wilshire Blvd., #202, Los Angeles 90010, 213.389.2770 M Grill is a traditional “churrascaria” or Brazilian-style steakhouse offering 18 different cuts of meat for dinner along with an abundant salad bar and hot food. $$ Brazilian

Main Dining Room laac.com, 431 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.625.2211 $$ American

Mas Malo Restaurant masmalorestaurant.com, 515 W. 7th St., 1st Fl., Los Angeles 90014, 213.985.4332 Mas Malo’s take on East L.A.-style Chicano food. Based on simple, locally sourced, and high-quality ingredients. Mas Malo features a range of classic dishes, exceptional cocktails, and an extensive tequila and mescal collection. $$ Mexican

McKay’s http://mckays.usc.edu, 3540 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90007, 213.748.4141 Offering contemporary and continental cuisine masterfully prepared and served by our highly trained professional staff. $$ Californian

Morton’s The Steakhouse— Downtown mortons.com, 735 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 207, Los Angeles 90017, 213.553.4566 Renowned for its signature menu and legendary hospitality, Morton’s sets the standard for fine steakhouse dining. The best steak…anywhere! Dinner nightly, lunch on weekdays; private dining available. $$$$ Steakhouse

Nature’s Brew naturesbrewcafe.com, 2316 S. Union, Los Angeles 90007, 213.741.9393 Nature’s Brew is a casual cafe near Downtown offering delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner service as well as a full espresso bar, fresh juices, smoothies, and pastries in a relaxed, spacious dining room. $ Coffee & Tea

Nest at WP24 ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/los-angeles/ dining/nest-at-wp24, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.743.8824 Nest at WP24 is the perfect complement to the highly executed fine dining of the adjacent WP24 by Wolfgang Puck. Inventive mixology and an exciting wine list will accompany the menu of appetizers, large plates, and desserts. $$$ Asian Fusion


DINING

Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

Rendezvous Court

Triple 8 China Bar & Grill

patinagroup.com/nick-and-stefs-steakhouse-la, 330 S. Hope St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.680.0330 A glamorous reinvention of the traditional steakhouse. $$$ Steakhouse

thebiltmore.com, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1562 Once the hotel’s lobby, this magnificent space hosts the Biltmore’s famous afternoon tea as well as coffee, cocktails, and meals. $ American

http://triple8restaurant.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A-120, Los Angeles 90015, 213.747.3700 $$ Chinese

Noe Restaurant & Bar noerestaurant.com, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.356.4100 Offers a refined seasonal California menu. The outdoor patio showcases the stunning Downtown skyline and features a full menu of signature cocktails and an expansive wine list. $$ American (new)

Orchid Bar Kitchen barandkitchenla.com, 819 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.784.3048 Located inside the O Hotel in Downtown L.A., Bar | Kitchen is a seasonal American restaurant rooted in the tradition of market fresh cuisine, small production wines by the glass, craft beers, and classically inspired cocktails. $$ American (new)

Palm Restaurant—Downtown L.A. thepalm.com, 1100 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.763.4600 Serves huge cuts of prime beef, jumbo lobsters, fresh seafood, and Italian specialties since 1926. $$$ American

Patina Restaurant patinarestaurant.com, 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012, 213.972.3331 Patina is the flagship of Joachim Splichal’s restaurant group. The restaurant is renowned for its elegant and minimal decor and exquisite French Californian cuisine. Exclusive, private chef’s table for 11 guests. $$$$ French

Perch perchla.com, 448 S. Hill St., Ste. 1312, Los Angeles 90013, 213.802.1770 Perch is an elevated resting place, a whimsical French-inspired, all-inclusive rooftop bistro. $$$ French

Pez Cantina pezcantina.com, 401 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.258.2280 $$ Mexican

Plum Tree Inn plumtreeinn.com, 913 N. Broadway, Los Angeles 90012, 213.613.1819 Serving Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine. Complete catering available for in-house or delivery. $ Chinese

POT eatatpot.com, 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.368.3030 $$ Korean

Public School 213—Downtown L.A. psontap.com/locations/ps213, 612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.622.4500 In the heart of Downtown L.A., Daily Grill serves lunch and dinner—with an amazing happy hour. The menu includes classic American dishes such as Certified Angus steaks, homestyle meatloaf, and chicken pot pie. $$ American

Redbird http://redbird.la, 114 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.788.1191 $$$ American (new)

Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA standardhotels.com/los-angeles/restaurants-bars/ 24-7-restaurant, 550 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.439.3030 Twenty-four-hour restaurant featuring international comfort food. An eclectic mix of cuisine with both indoor and outdoor seating. $$ American (new)

Rosa Mexicano at L.A. LIVE rosamexicano.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.746.0001 Serving authentic, regionally inspired Mexican cuisine since 1984. Don’t miss our tableside guacamole or collection of more than 75 fine tequilas. Open for lunch, dinner, and private dining. Happy hour daily, 4:00-7:00 p.m., at the bar. $$ Mexican

Rosso’s Pizzeria rossoorospizzeria.usc.edu, 3500 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90089, 213.743.2077 If you’re hungry for a slice or a fully loaded pie, Rosso’s offers New York–style thin-crust pizza or piping-hot lasagna. Come watch the game on five flat-screen TVs or enjoy our 20-foot shuffle board. $ Italian

San Antonio Winery & Restaurant sanantoniowinery.com, 737 Lamar St., Los Angeles 90031-9990, 323.223.1401 One of L.A.’s largest operating wineries and restaurants with tours, wine tasting, and food events. Banquet and meeting rooms available. Italian/California cuisines. $ Italian

Sixth St. Tavern sixthstreettavern.com, 630 W. 6th St., #116-B/C, Los Angeles 90017, 213.614.1900

Smeraldi’s Restaurant thebiltmore.com, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.612.1562 Delicious Continental cuisine featuring breakfast highlighted by chef-attended stations, weekday lunch buffets and an authentic southern Italian dinner menu. Open daily. $$ American

Spring St. Bar & Sandwich Shop

Water Grill—Downtown watergrill.com, 544 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.891.0900 $$$ Seafood

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. LIVE wolfgangpuck.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.748.9700 Wolfgang Puck and designer Tony Chi bring guests a modernized “bar and grill.” Menu items include Spicy Soppresata Pizza with Green Chilies and Red Onions and Kobe Flat Iron Steak with Wild Mushrooms and Shishito Peppers. $$$ American

WP24 by Wolfgang Puck ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/los-angeles/ dining/wp24-by-wolfgang-puck, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.743.8824 WP24 by Wolfgang Puck offers a fine dining experience with modern interpretation of traditional Chinese cuisine, located on the 24th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles with stunning panoramic views of Downtown L.A. $$$$ Chinese

Ziran thelahotel.com/eatdrink.shtml, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.617.1133 $$ American (new)

» Hollywood 25 Degrees

25degreesrestaurant.com, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.785.7244 25 Degrees is located in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and serves up a new twist on the local burger joint. Proprietors Tim and Liza Goodell’s concept reflects old Hollywood glamour with a touch of modernity. $$ Burgers

Buca di Beppo—Universal City bucadibeppo.com, 1000 Universal Studios Blvd., Universal City 91608, 818.509.9463 Buca di Beppo gets to the heart of fresh Italian cooking. Serving family-style meals perfect for special occasions, casual dining, or business. Visit www.bucadibeppo.com. $$ Italian

Cafe Sierra at Hilton Los Angeles/ Universal City

springstla.com, 626 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.622.5859 $ American

cafesierrahilton.com, 555 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City 91608, 818.509.2030 $$ American (new)

Stafford + Mathis Kitchen

Californias

sandmkitchen.com, 1020 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.743.7600 Stafford + Mathis Kitchen Restaurant serves modern American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $$ American (new)

Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant takamisushi.com, 811 Wilshire Blvd., 21st Fl., Los Angeles 90017, 213.236.9600 Downtown’s Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant serves a first-class selection of sushi and robata in a gorgeous penthouse location that boasts 360-degree views of Los Angeles. $$$ Japanese

sheraton.com/universal, 333 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City 91608, 818.980.1212 When you’re looking for incredible cuisine, head to Californias. Refreshing breakfasts, hearty lunches, and delectable dinners are guaranteed to satisfy even the most discriminating palate. $$ Californian

Cleo cleorestaurant.com, 1717 Vine St., Los Angeles 90028, 323.962.1711 $$ Mediterranean

Dave & Buster’s (Hollywood) daveandbusters.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 363, Los Angeles 90028, 323.603.2400 $$ American (new)

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Delphine Eatery & Bar

Public Kitchen and Bar

The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse

restaurantdelphine.com/delphine, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.798.1355 A warm and inviting space reminiscent of Provençal cafés, Delphine serves classic and modern interpretations of French cuisine. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner including weekend brunch. $$$ French

thehollywoodroosevelt.com/dining/publickitchen-and-bar 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.769.8888 Power lunch spot features luxurious upholstered chairs, hand-painted ceilings, and California Deco decor. $$$ American

roycela.com, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena 91106, 626.585.6410 Featuring the finest selection of USDA Prime cuts, Australian Wagyu, and authentic Japanese Kobe beef, prepared over a woodfired grill with white oak and seasonal wood to sear in the maximum flavor and juiciness of each cut. $$$$ Steakhouse

Fork-In Aussie Pie Kitchen apkpies.com, 5173 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90027, 323.666.5743 Fork-In Aussie Pie Kitchen has reinvented the Aussie Pie. We take three days to make our pies. They are slow cooked but served fast. Beef, chicken, veggie, pork, GF, and vegan options. Australian coffee, too.

The Grill on the Alley—Hollywood thegrill.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.856.5530 Located on the fourth floor of the Hollywood & Highland complex, The Grill serves prime steaks, fresh seafood, a traditional Cobb salad, and not-to-be-missed martinis, all served in a sophisticated yet comfortable atmosphere. $$$ Steakhouse 2

H Kitchen & Bar loewshotels.com/hollywood-hotel/dining/ lounge, 1755 N Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.856.1200 H2 Kitchen & Bar offers a social and relaxing space to plug in, conduct meetings, and grab a cocktail.

Hard Rock Cafe—Universal

Station Hollywood stationhollywood.com, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.798.1360 Meet friends for early evening cocktails and al fresco dining with food from the awardwinning chef at our very own French Brasserie, Delphine or stay for a full night with our in house DJs. $$ Gastropub

Tinhorn Flats Saloon and Grill tinhornflatshollywood.com, 1724 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.462.2210 An authentic southwestern-themed saloon with two bars and five distinct areas for groups. The food is all made to order. Fresh seafood, quality steaks, ribs, and gourmet burgers are just some of the house specialties. $$ American

Tony Roma’s tonyromas.com, 1000 Universal Studios Blvd., #122, Universal City 91608, 818.763.7662 Located at Universal CityWalk®, Tony Roma’s is famous for ribs and signature sauces, mouthwatering steaks, BBQ chicken, and delicious seafood makes a menu that is sure to please everyone. $ American

» Neighboring Regions

Terrace at The Langham, Pasadena langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena/ dining/the-terrace, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena 91106, 626.585.6218 Offering a California bistro-style menu with fresh seasonal, sustainable ingredients, and featuring an outdoor patio for al fresco dining with views of the Picture Bridge and pool. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $$$ Californian

Trevo’s Restaurant pasadena.hilton.com, 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626.577.1000 Among more than 300 restaurants within a two-mile radius, Trevo’s Restaurant offers fine cuisine, from salads and pastas to seafood and steaks. $$ Californian

» Santa Monica

1 Pico @ Shutters on the Beach shuttersonthebeach.com/dining/one-pico, One Pico Blvd., Santa Monica 90405, 310.587.1717 Offering modern American cuisine with a scenic view of the Pacific Ocean and a romantic atmosphere. $$$ Californian

hardrock.com/cafes/hollywood-at-universalcitywalk, 1000 Universal Studios Blvd., Ste. 99, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7625 Authentic American fare with a rock ‘n’ roll garnish. $ American

323 Bistro

4th Street Grille

ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/commerce/ laxca/hoteldetail, 6121 E. Telegraph Rd., Commerce 90040, 323.728.3600

Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood on Hollywood Blvd.

pacificpalmsresort.com, One Industry Hills Pkwy., City of Industry 91744, 626.854.2335 Eclectic menu featuring Pacific fusion cuisine. Lively atmosphere with impeccable service, majestic views, and an expansive deck for outdoor dining. $$$ Seafood

santamonicasuites.doubletree.com, 1707 Fourth St., Santa Monica 90401, 310.395.3332 Full-service restaurant offering a breakfast buffet, including made-to-order omelettes. A mid-day luncheon buffet is served on weekdays. Evening dining includes a wide variety of Continental/California cuisine. $$ American

hardrock.com/cafes/hollywood-on-hollywood-blvd, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., #105, Hollywood 90028, 323.606.7150 Authentic American fare with a rock ‘n’ roll garnish. $$ American

Hideout hollywoodheightshotel.com/eat_and_drink/ bar.php, 2005 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90068, 323.876.8600 $$ American

Malo Restaurant & Tequila Bar malorestaurant.com, 4326 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90029, 323.664.1011 A favorite Silver Lake dining destination with a menu prepared solely with fresh ingredients and a whole lot of love. Signature dishes including made-to-order “chuey” chips and ground beef and pickle tacos. $$ Mexican

Preston’s loewshotels.com/en/hollywood-hotel/dining/ restaurants, 1755 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.491.1000 Located on the Mezzanine level of Loews Hollywood Hotel, Preston’s serves Californiainspired contemporary American cuisine for breakfast and lunch and offers views of surrounding Hollywood. $$ American (new)

Cima at Pacific Palms Resort

Quiet Cannon montebello.gardeninn.com, 901 N. Via San Clemente, Montebello 90640, 323.724.4500 Serving regional and American cuisine in a casual setting overlooking the Montebello Country Club golf course. $$ American

» Pasadena

Restaurant Soleil sheraton.com/pasadena, 303 E. Cordova St., Pasadena 91101, 626.449.4000 Experience the indoor/outdoor atmosphere of Restaurant Soleil, serving the finest in Mediterranean cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring homemade pastas, fresh seafood, and steaks. $ Mediterranean

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Cast viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/santamonica/ dining_and_nightlife/cast, 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.260.7511 $$$ American (new)

Cezanne Restaurant lemerigothotel.com, 1740 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.395.9700 Offers casual elegance, serving provincial French cuisine. Private dining room for 12 guests and 24-hour in-room dining are also available. $$ Californian

Coast Beach Cafe shuttersonthebeach.com/dining/coast, One Pico Blvd., Santa Monica 90405, 310.587.1707 $$$ Californian

Daily Grill—Santa Monica dailygrill.com/locations/daily-grill-santamonica-california, 2501 Colorado Ave., Ste. 190, Santa Monica 90404, 310.309.2170 Located in Santa Monica’s thriving business district, Daily Grill serves lunch and dinner, with an amazing happy hour. The menu includes classic American dishes such as Certified Angus steaks, homestyle meatloaf, and chicken pot pie. $$ American


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FIG Restaurant at Fairmont

Daily Grill—Studio City

Lobby Bar

figsantamonica.com, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica 90401, 310.319.3111 Located inside the gates of Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, FIG Restaurant is a seasonally inspired kitchen. Executive chef Yousef Ghalaini creates a Mediterraneaninspired menu, focusing on ingredients and produce sourced from the very best farmers in California. By combining a variety of cooking methods that include a wood-burning oven and wood-burning grill, Chef Yousef and his team deliver a modern, health-focused menu in an inviting neighborhood setting.

dailygrill.com/locations/daily-grill-studio-citycalifornia, 12050 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, 818.769.6336 Situated at Laurel Canyon and Ventura Boulevard, Daily Grill serves lunch and dinner—with an amazing happy hour. The menu includes classic American dishes such as Certified Angus steaks, homestyle meatloaf, and chicken pot pie. $$ American

morganshotelgroup.com/mondrian/mondrianlos-angeles/eat-drink, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.650.8999 $$ American (new)

The Lobster thelobster.com, 1602 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401-3212, 310.458.9294 Serving award-winning classic American seafood with a 180-degree view of the Pacific Ocean. Within walking distance of 10 hotels, Pacific Park and Third Street Promenade. Fine dining in a casual, friendly atmosphere. $$ American

Longitude Bar + Restaurant starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/dining/ index.html?propertyid=1135, 530 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica 90405, 310.399.9344 $$ American (new)

Ocean & Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel loewshotels.com/santa-monica/dining/ restaurant, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.576.3180 $$$ Californian

Rusty’s Surf Ranch rustyssurfranch.com, 256 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica 90401, 310.393.7437 Located on the world-famous Santa Monica Pier. Their vintage surfboard collection, heated covered patios, dancing, and casual atmosphere are fun for visitors of all ages. Available for private events and tour groups. $$ Californian

SusieCakes susiecakes.com, 1748 Berkeley St., Santa Monica 90404, 310.453.2253 SusieCakes offers a variety of homestyle dessert favorites baked entirely from scratch each day by in-house bakers. Specialties include cupcakes and frosted layer cakes in flavors such as red velvet, chocolate, and coconut. $ Desserts

Windows at the Pier wyndhamsantamonicapier.com, 120 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.451.0676 Whether you eat in at Windows Restaurant & Lounge or head out for a night on the town, you’re bound to find the perfect bite. Windows Restaurant serves breakfast and dinner daily. Room service provided daily. $$ American

» The Valley

Breeze, An American Grill warnercentermarriott.com, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills 91367, 818.887.4800 California cuisine at its finest. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch, enjoy any meal served in a beautiful atrium setting. $$ Californian

Daily Grill—Burbank dailygrill.com/locations/daily-grill-burbankcalifornia, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank 91505, 818.840.6464 $$ American

The Front Yard thefrontyardla.com, 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood 91602, 818.255.7290 The Front Yard features an approachable yet elevated menu inspired by L.A.’s diverse food culture. Enjoy small bites and cocktails on the spacious outdoor patio. Come on over anytime and we’ll set you a place around the table. $$ Californian

Patio Cafe slhotel.com, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, 818.769.4700 Recently renovated cafe. $ American

Runway Restaurant & Lounge dineatrunway.com, 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills 91367, 818.595.1000 Full-service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $ Californian

Trofi glendale.hilton.com, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale 91202, 818.956.5466 $ American

» West Hollywood

Barton G. The Restaurant bartong.com, 861 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.388.1888 $$$ American (new)

Bistro at Chamberlain chamberlainwesthollywood.com, 1000 Westmount Dr., West Hollywood 90069, 310.657.7400 American bar bistro delivers a seasonal, signature twist on traditional bistro fare, and offers wines by the glass, an international beer selection, and a clever martini menu. $$$ American

Boxwood at The London West Hollywood thelondonwesthollywood.com/dining-en.html 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.358.7788 All culinary at The London West Hollywood, including the hotel’s signature restaurant and bar, room service, and catered affairs, is under the direction of Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay. $$$$ American (new)

Fig & Olive Melrose Place figandolive.com, 8490 Melrose Pl., Los Angeles 90069, 310.360.9100 Fig & Olive is about passion for the best olive oils, flavors, and cuisine from the Riviera and coastal regions of the South of France, Italy, and Spain. Private event space available. $$ French

Ivory on Sunset ivoryla.com, 8440 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.848.6000 $$$ American (new)

The Original Farmers Market farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 866.993.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

Rooftop West at The London Hotel thelondonwesthollywood.com/gordonramsay/ rooftopbygordonramsay-en.html, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.358.7788 Rooftop West at The London Hotel is a sophisticated, modern lounge and restaurant situated on the hotel’s 10th-floor rooftop, featuring unparalleled views of Beverly Hills and Downtown Los Angeles and cuisine by chef Anthony Keene. $$ American

Sprinkles Cupcakes sprinkles.com, 422 N La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.729.5831 Sprinkles’ freshly baked cupcakes, cookies, and house-made ice cream products are perfect for client gifts, amenities, meetings, events, and much more. $ Desserts

» Westside

The Backyard at W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills wlosangeles.com/thebackyard, 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles 90024, 310.443.8211 Retreat to The Backyard outdoor restaurant and poolside lounge for the ultimate city escape under the California sun. Sample innovative cuisine and signature cocktails surrounded by a colorful modern design and lushly landscaped gardens. $$ Californian

The Bazaar by José Andrés sbe.com/restaurants/locations/ thebazaar-beverlyhills, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.246.5555 The Bazaar® by José Andrés is a modern-day indoor “piazza” where guests and locals alike can enjoy pioneering culinary creations and intricately concocted libations throughout several spaces: Bar Centro, Blanco, Rojo, and the Pâtisserie. $$$$ Spanish

The Bistro marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxce-courtyardlos-angeles-century-city-beverly-hills, 10320 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.556.2777 The Courtyard Cafe is open for breakfast, and an all-you-can-eat buffet for $12.99 per person. $ American

Blvd 16 blvd16.com, 10740 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90024, 310.474.7765 Urban sophistication accented by organic materials sets the expectation, be it in the ambience, on the plate, or in a glass. $$ American

$ Less than $20 $$ $20 to $35

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Obicà Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina—Century City http://obica.com/portal/us/en/dove-siamo/ restaurant-los-angeles/century-city, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90067, 310.393.6633 Obicà brings classic and regional Italian cuisine to the new levels of taste of contemporary gourmets. Our light cooking methods respect the quality of the best ingredients for dishes that delight the eyes and the taste buds. $$ Italian

On Sunset @ Luxe Hotel Sunset luxehotels.com, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90049, 310.691.7584 $$$ French

Cabana Restaurant fourseasons.com/losangeles/dining/ cabana_restaurant.html, 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles 90048, 310.273.2222 Cabana Restaurant offers casual outdoor dining in a lush tropical environment. $$ Californian

Culina, Modern Italian culinarestaurant.com, 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles 90048, 310.860.4000 Featuring Los Angeles’ only crudo bar with the finest selections of hand prepared raw seafood, as well as homemade pastas, pizzas, the freshest burrata and salami, and authentic entrées developed by restaurant chef Victor Casanova. $$ Italian

Esterel esterelrestaurant.com/esterel-restaurant/ le-jardin-at-esterel, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.358.3979 $$$ Californian

Le Petit Cafe and Bar beverlyhillsplazahotel.com, 10300 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90024, 310.275.5575 Le Petit Café and Bar offers a continental menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $$ American

Mari | Los Angeles intercontinentallosangeles.com/dining.aspx, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067, 310.284.6536 Award-winning Californian cuisine with a global influence in an intimate and elegant atmosphere. $$$ International

Marin Steak And Spirits fourpoints.com, 5990 Green Valley Cir., Culver City 90230, 310.641.7740 American-style cuisine served in a casual setting. $$ American

Morton’s The Steakhouse— Beverly Hills mortons.com, 435 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.246.1501 Morton’s The Steakhouse, Beverly Hills is located near the famed Sunset Strip and Rodeo Drive, adjacent to the SLS Hotel. Morton’s prides itself on quality and consistency and features USDA prime-aged steak and fresh seafood. $$$$ Steakhouse

Napa Valley Grille napavalleygrille.com/westwood/index.html, 1100 Glendon Ave., Ste. 100, Los Angeles 90024, 310.824.3322 $$ American (new)

The Original Farmers Market farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists. $$ Californian

Public School 310—Culver City publicschool310.com, 9411 Culver Blvd., Culver City 90232, 310.558.0414 A chef-driven gastropub in the heart of downtown Culver City that delivers “An Education in the Art of Food & Beer.” The bacon-cheddar tater tots are a must-try! $$ Gastropub

Ray’s and Stark Bar patinagroup.com/restaurant.php?restaurants_ id=133, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.857.6180 Located at LACMA, Ray’s and Stark Bar is an urban, culinary oasis. We serve a Mediterranean-inspired menu of seasonal fare, fresh herbs from our own garden, favorites from the wood-burning oven, and seasonal craft cocktails. $$$ Californian

RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen rocksugarpanasiankitchen.com, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 654, Los Angeles 90067, 310.552.9988 RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen is a one-of-a-kind restaurant located in Century City. RockSugar showcases the cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and India. $$$ Asian Fusion

STK togrp.com/restaurant/stk-los-angeles, 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles 90024, 310.659.3535 STK blends the modern steakhouse and chic lounge. Signature curvilinear seats in a palette of black gloss and cream surround the lounge housing the DJ who creates a vibe throughout. $$$ Steakhouse

Tres by Jose Andrés

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» Downtown/L.A. Metro Belasco Theater

thebelasco.com, 1050 S. Hill St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.746.5670 Following a $12 million renovation, the historic Belasco Theater has reopened in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. The venue features a 1,500-capacity main theater, towering domed ceiling, and concert sound and lighting.

Conga Room at L.A. LIVE congaroom.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A160, Los Angeles 90015, 213.745.0162 This Latin nightclub, restaurant, and live entertainment venue is recognized as the preeminent destination for music, dancing, dining, and atmosphere for almost 1,000 guests per night.

Exchange LA exchangela.com, 618 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.627.8070 Previously the Los Angeles Stock Exchange, Exchange LA pays homage to its rich and opulent past. It is ideal for premiere parties, corporate events, live entertainment, film shoots, fashion shows, and conferences.

The Novo thenovodtla.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A335, Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.7000 The Novo by Microsoft is located in the center of L.A. LIVE. Accommodating over 2,300 guests, The Novo is the perfect venue for a concert while also providing excellent space for corporate events and private parties.

» Hollywood Create

sbe.com/nightlife/brands/createnightclub, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.463.3331

Universal CityWalk® Hollywood citywalkhollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 5511-6, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7278 Universal CityWalk® is L.A.’s favorite place to play! With live music, movies, and great food, CityWalk® has over 30 places to eat, a state-ofthe-art 19-screen movie theater with IMAX, and more than 30 unique shops.

LIVE MUSIC

slsbeverlyhills.com/tres, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.247.0400 $$$ American (new)

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

West Restaurant & Lounge

congaroom.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A160, Los Angeles 90015, 213.745.0162 This Latin nightclub, restaurant, and live entertainment venue is recognized as the preeminent destination for music, dancing, dining, and atmosphere for almost 1,000 guests per night.

westrestaurantla.com, 170 N. Church Ln., 17th Fl., Los Angeles 90049, 310.481.7878 $$ American (new)

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air $ Less than $20 $$ $20 to $35

DANCING

hotelbelair.com/restaurants-bars, 701 Stone Canyon Rd., Los Angeles 90077, 310.909.1644 $$$$ Californian

Conga Room at L.A. LIVE

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NIGHTLIFE

The Edison edisondowntown.com, 108 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.613.0000 The Edison is a full-service production and food-and-beverage facility. Available for both private and semi-private events, as well as personal, business, and industry events. We do it all for you with style and complete professionalism.

Microsoft Theater microsofttheater.com, 777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles 90015, 213.763.6030 The 7,100-seat venue offers a more intimate experience than an arena, with no seat further than 220 feet from the stage. The theatre houses the largest stage in Southern California.

» Hollywood

Howl at the Moon

howlatthemoon.com, 1000 Universal Center Dr., Ste. 216 Universal City 91608, 818.755.9970 Throw all inhibitions out the door. This outrageous dueling piano bar will have everyone singing along and having a howlin’ good time. You can’t beat the fun atmosphere and hilarious performers.

Universal CityWalk® Hollywood citywalkhollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 5511-6, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7278 Universal CityWalk® is L.A.’s favorite place to play! With live music, movies, and great food, CityWalk® has over 30 places to eat, a state-ofthe-art 19-screen movie theater with IMAX, and more than 30 unique shops.

LOUNGES » Beach Cities/LAX Rendezvous Lounge

sheratonlosangeles.com, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.1111 Upscale bar and lounge located off the main lobby overlooking the pool. Featuring a wide selection of appetizers and signature drinks.

T.H. Brewster’s fourpointslax.com, 9750 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.4600 Features the best of the West Coast microbreweries and hard-to-find ales from around the world. Multiple TV screens for sports including a big-screen TV.

Top of the Radisson radisson.com/losangelesca_airport, 6225 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.337.6478 Los Angeles’ newest rooftop lounge. Featuring panoramic views, full-service bar, specialty drinks, and appetizers.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Back Door Pub

milner-hotels.com, 813 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.627.6981 Features European decor, pleasant atmosphere, and a Spanish-American menu.

The Biergarten at The Standard Downtown LA standardhotels.com/los-angeles/restaurants-bars, 550 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.892.8080 Scenic rooftop bar/lounge. Live DJ nightly on the roof and in our lobby lounge. Infinity edge swimming pool and waterbed cabanas.

The BonaVista Revolving Cocktail Lounge thebonaventure.com/bona-vista-lounge, 404 S. Figueroa St., 35th Fl.—Red Tower, Los Angeles 90071, 213.612.4743

Library Bar librarybarla.com, 630 W. 6th St., Ste. 116-A, Los Angeles 90017, 213.614.0053

Lobby Court Bar westin.com/bonaventure, 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1000 Enjoy a cup of Starbucks coffee and to-go breakfast items from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Appetizers and food items available from 2:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Cocktail service available throughout the day until midnight, Sunday through Thursday.

Duke’s Sports Bar

Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge at L.A. LIVE

laac.com, 431 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.625.2211 A sports bar in the true sense of the word with over 20 television sets programmed for individual viewing combined with a casual dining atmosphere make Duke’s the place for sports enthusiasts.

bowlluckystrike.com, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.542.4880 Lucky Strike offers lunch, dinner, late-night dining, and private and semi-private events. This location features 18 bowling lanes, billiard tables, and private event space complete with its own lanes.

The Edison

Mayan Theatre

edisondowntown.com, 108 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.613.0000 The Edison is a full-service production and food-and-beverage facility. Available for both private and semi-private events, as well as personal, business, and industry events. We do it all for you with style and complete professionalism.

clubmayan.com, 1038 S. Hill St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.746.4674 The Mayan is a beautiful landmark equipped with high-tech sound, lighting, and video equipment. Join us Friday and Saturdays at L.A.’s most stunning mega club. Popular events include Lucha VaVOOM, concerts, and dance nights.

Elevate Lounge

The Mixing Room

elevatelounge.com, 811 Wilshire Blvd., 21st Fl., Los Angeles 90017, 213.236.9600 Boasting a 360-degree patio view of the city and a full-service late-night bar and lounge offering exquisite indoor/outdoor space where guests can indulge in their favorite cocktails and appetizers while enjoying a live DJ.

lalivemarriott.com/la-live-restaurants/ the-mixing-room.25.html, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., 1st Fl., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8600 The Mixing Room, located at JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, maintains a spirit rooted in warmth, hospitality, and a sense of fun. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and small plates at both our indoor and outdoor seating.

Exchange LA exchangela.com, 618 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.627.8070 Previously the Los Angeles Stock Exchange, Exchange LA pays homage to its rich and opulent past. It is ideal for premiere parties, corporate events, live entertainment, film shoots, fashion shows, and conferences.

Gallery Bar & Cognac Room thebiltmore.com, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.612.1011 At the sultry Gallery Bar, guests can enjoy martinis, fine wines, vintage ports, and live jazz amid the elegance and grandeur of one of L.A.’s oldest and finest landmarks.

gLAnce Lobby Bar marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/ restaurant/laxjw-jw-marriott-los-angeles-la-live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., 1st Fl., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8600 gLAnce Lobby Bar is the place to see and be seen in Downtown Los Angeles. Located on the Lobby level of the JW Marriott Los Angeles hotel, featuring light fare and refreshments, perfect to enjoy before a game or concert.

ION Rooftop Patio marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/ restaurant/laxjw-jw-marriott-los-angeles-la-live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., 4th Fl., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8600 Located on the fourth floor of JW Marriott Los Angeles, ION Rooftop Patio is an open-air setting surrounded by amazing views of L.A. LIVE. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying the California sunshine.

niXon | global kitchen + patio lounge luxecitycenter.com, 1020 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.743.7686 niXon Bar and outdoor patio features small bites and craft cocktails.

Pot Lobby Bar eatatpot.com, 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.381.7411 A classic hotel bar as found in Korea for international travelers—only this one is in Koreatown and travel may just be a state of mind.

Rendezvous Lounge losangelesdowntown.doubletree.com, 120 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.629.1200 An ideal place for an informal meeting or a leisurely cocktail.

The Reserve thelareserve.com, 650 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90014, 323.296.9265 Built in 1924, The Reserve now occupies the vault of the original Bank of America headquarters, bringing a sophisticated taste of American history unique to L.A., lost in time, and unrivaled by any other nightlife destination.

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Hollywood Club Crawl

hollywoodclubcrawl.com, 1602 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.667.6282 4 Clubs/1 Night/$25! Hollywood Club Crawl is the longest-running club crawl. Our average group size is 50 to 100 guests as we party up to four nightclubs in one night! No cover charges, no lines, and VIP entry at each venue.

» Neighboring Regions Citadel Outlets

citadeloutlets.com, 100 Citadel Dr., Los Angeles 90040, 323.888.1724 There’s a style that is uniquely Los Angeles. Find Your L.A. Style at Citadel Outlets. With over 130 brand-name stores and fashionconscious savings, it’s a world-class shopping experience only minutes from Downtown.

Station Hollywood stationhollywood.com, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.798.1360 Meet friends for early evening cocktails and al fresco dining with food from the awardwinning chef at our very own French brasserie, Delphine, or stay for a full night with our in-house DJs.

Simon Shopping Destinations: Camarillo Premium Outlets premiumoutlets.com/camarillo, 740 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo 93010, 805.445.8520 Enjoy every-day savings of up to 65 percent at 160 designer and name-brand outlets including Calvin Klein, Coach, Diesel, Fossil, Lacoste, Restoration Hardware, Sony, Theory, and many more.

» Santa Monica Cameo Bar

viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/santamonica/ dining_and_nightlife/cameo, 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.260.7511

Simon Shopping Destinations: Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Papillion Lobby Bar & Fireside Lounge loewshotels.com/en/santa-monica-beach-hotel/ dining/lounges, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.458.6700 Casual atmosphere facing the ocean and pool.

» The Valley

BLVD Bar & Lounge

blvdhotels.com/hollywood/cafe-bar-lounge, 10730 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604

Riviera 31 esterelrestaurant.com/riviera.31, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.278.5444 Relax in our chic lounge Riviera 31, offering an ambience of style for the best West Hollywood nightlife. Riviera 31 provides the perfect setting for sipping delectable wine and specialty cocktails.

SBE Restaurant & Nightlife Group

» West Hollywood

sbe.com, 8000 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 323.655.8000

Skybar

Whiskey Blue

morganshotelgroup.com/mondrian/mondrianlos-angeles/eat-drink/skybar, 8440 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.848.6025

whotels.com, 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, 310.208.8765. Poolside dining featuring Nuevo Latino cuisine.

Windows Lounge fourseasons.com, 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles 90048, 310.273.2222 Cocktails and casual dining with patio seating, piano music nightly.

» Westside

The Bazaar by José Andrés

sbe.com/restaurants/locations/ thebazaar-beverlyhills, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.246.5555 The Bazaar® by José Andrés is a modern-day indoor “piazza” where guests and locals alike can enjoy pioneering culinary creations and intricately-concocted libations throughout several spaces: Bar Centro, Blanco, Rojo, and the Pâtisserie.

Luxe Lounge luxehotels.com, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90049, 310.476.6571 The casual, comfortable, and airy Luxe Lounge is the perfect place to mingle and enjoy wines, drinks, and appetizers.

SPORTS BARS » Beach Cities/LAX Champions Sports Bar

marriott.com,/laxap, 5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.641.5700 Good food, good sports, good times, great service! Two big-screens, 25 TVs, all NFL, all college football, and all MLB games.

Landings & Bistro losangelesairport.hilton.com, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.410.4000 Fast, self-service restaurant distinguished by international coffees, teas, pastries, and pizzas. Cocktail lounge features comfortable seating and multiple televisions.

» Neighboring Regions Red—A Restaurant & Bar

redrestaurant.net, One Industry Hills Pkwy., City of Industry 91744, 626.854.2353 Superb steaks, scintillating seafood, spectacular service.

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premiumoutlets.com/deserthills, 48400 Seminole Dr., Ste. 601, Cabazon 92230, 951.849.5018 Offers 130 designer fashion and brand-name outlets, all offering every-day savings of 25 percent to 65 percent.

Simon Shopping Destinations: Ontario Mills ontariomills.com, One Mills Cir., Ontario 91764, 909.484.8301 At Ontario Mills shop brand-name fashion stores, famous-name outlets, specialty stores, and accessory shops. With over 200 great stores in one convenient location, it’s a shopping fantasy come true!

DUTY FREE SHOPS » Beach Cities/LAX DFS Group LP

dfs.com/en/airport-los-angeles, 380 World Way, Los Angeles 90045, 310.348.2744 DFS Airport is the destination for travelers seeking world-class brands and personalized services all in one place. Explore ready-to-go gifts and first-class essentials while enjoying personal shopping assistance.

GIFTS & SOUVENIRS » Westside UCLA Store

uclastore.com, 308 Westwood Plaza, Ackerman Union, Los Angeles 90024-1645, 310.825.6064 Get a taste of college life at the UCLA Store. You’ll find the best selection of UCLA emblematic apparel and accessories anywhere, an independent bookstore, and all the other student necessities imaginable.

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SHOPPING

GROCERY STORES » Downtown/L.A. Metro

Whole Foods Market, Downtown L.A. wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/ downtownlosangeles, 788 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90017, 213.873.4745

MALLS & MARKETPLACES » West Hollywood

The Original Farmers Market

farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

» Westside

The Original Farmers Market

farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

SHOPPING MALLS & MARKETPLACES » Beach Cities/LAX

Westfield LAX

westfieldairports.com/lax, Terminals 1, 2, 3, 6, and Tom Bradley International, Los Angeles 90045, 310.646.1770 Featuring an unparalleled collection of retail and dining curated by Westfield, the Tom Bradley International Terminal and Terminals 1, 2, 3, and 6 at LAX raise the bar on the entire airport experience in North America. At Westfield at LAX, the journey is just as important as the destination.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro FIGat7th

figat7th.com, 735 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90017-7150, 213.955.7150 FIGat7th is Downtown L.A.’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, home to fashion-forward shopping and a first-class collection of unique eateries that delight foodies and fashionistas alike.

LA Fashion District fashiondistrict.org, 110 E. Ninth St., Ste. A-1175, Los Angeles 90079, 213.488.1153 Hub of the $24.3 billion apparel industry in Los Angeles. Ninety-block district with wholesale and retail stores with apparel and accessories for the entire family, plus flowers and textiles.

WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO, VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT DISCOVERLOSANGELES.COM.

Simon Shopping Destinations: Ontario Mills ontariomills.com, One Mills Cir., Ontario 91764, 909.484.8301 At Ontario Mills, shop brand-name fashion stores, famous-name outlets, specialty stores, and accessory shops. With over 200 great stores in one convenient location, it’s a shopping fantasy come true!

Westfield Santa Anita LA Jewelry District lajd.net, 640 S. Hill St., Ste. 360, Los Angeles 90014, 213.683.1956 Wholesale prices with savings from 50 percent to 70 percent on precious gems, watches, and all types of fine jewelry.

Macy’s visitmacysusa.com, Macy’s Visitor Center, 750 W. 7th St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.628.9311 Discover the magic of Macy’s! Stop by our DTLA Visitor Center to enjoy exclusive savings, group programs, concierge services, and even purchase tickets to popular attractions in the Los Angeles area.

» Hollywood

Hollywood & Highland

hollywoodandhighland.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 170, Hollywood 90028, 323.817.0200 Hollywood & Highland features the Dolby Theatre®, home of the Academy Awards®, conveniently located on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife, it’s the ultimate Hollywood experience.

Universal CityWalk® Hollywood citywalkhollywood.com, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 5511-6, Universal City 91608, 818.622.7278 Universal CityWalk® is L.A.’s favorite place to play! With live music, movies, and great food, CityWalk® has over 30 places to eat, a state-ofthe-art 19-screen movie theater with IMAX, and more than 30 unique shops.

» Neighboring Regions

westfield.com/santaanita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia 91007, 626.445.3116 A food lover’s oasis in the northeast of Los Angeles, Westfield Santa Anita offers the best in new dining experiences, flavored with hints of global fashion and lifestyle retail for those who love to travel and explore.

» Santa Monica Santa Monica Place

santamonicaplace.com, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica 90401, 310.260.8333 Located two blocks from the beach and just steps from Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place is the place for great shopping and extraordinary dining. There is so much to explore—get lost in everything different about Santa Monica.

» The Valley

Americana at Brand americanaatbrand.com, 889 Americana Way, Ste. 330, Glendale 91210, 818.637.8982 Experience the ultimate in shopping, dining, entertainment, and luxury living at The Americana at Brand. From the carefully chosen boutiques to the beautiful ambience, every care has been taken to surround you with luxury.

Westfield Fashion Square westfield.com/fashionsquare, 14006 Riverside Dr., Sherman Oaks 91423, 818.783.0550 Where fashion meets the freeway, Westfield Fashion Square is conveniently located just east of the I-405 alongside the 101 freeway, and is home to a curated mix of fashion, dining, and lifestyle retail, serving the latest trends in L.A.

Downtown Disney® District

disneyland.com, 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim 92803, 714.781.4565 Esplanade of theme dining, shopping, and family entertainment, located between Disneyland ® and Disney’s California Adventure™ theme parks.

Simon Shopping Destinations: Camarillo Premium Outlets

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Simon Shopping Destinations: Desert Hills Premium Outlets premiumoutlets.com/deserthills, 48400 Seminole Dr., Ste. 601, Cabazon 92230, 951.849.5018 Offers 130 designer fashion and brand-name outlets, all offering every-day savings of 25 percent to 65 percent.

premiumoutlets.com/camarillo, 740 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo 93010, 805.445.8520 Enjoy every-day savings of up to 65 percent at 160 designer and name-brand outlets including Calvin Klein, Coach, Diesel, Fossil, Lacoste, Restoration Hardware, Sony, Theory, and many more.

Westfield Topanga & The Village westfield.com/topanga, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91303, 818.594.8732 With more visitors than Disneyland, Westfield Topanga and The Village is a must-see on any shopaholics list. From luxury fashion to L.A.’s finest food, tempered with a careful selection of boutiques, Westfield Topanga & The Village captures the L.A. essence like no other shopping destination.

» West Hollywood

The Original Farmers Market

farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists. 2017 | discoverLosAngeles.com | 117


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» Westside

American Girl Place americangirl.com, 189 The Grove Dr., Ste. F-10, Los Angeles 90036, 323.602.5959 American Girl Place Los Angeles is more than just a store—it’s a place for her imagination to soar! Visit americangirl.com/losangeles to plan your trip.

SPECIALTY SHOPS & BOUTIQUES » Downtown/L.A. Metro Beverly Center

beverlycenter.com, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Ste. 501, Los Angeles 90048, 310.854.0070 Beverly Center is Southern California’s premier fashion destination with over 100 distinctive boutiques reflecting the diverse styles of Los Angeles.

The Grove thegrovela.com, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles 90036, 323.900.8080 The Grove is a world-renowned shopping, dining, and entertainment destination with unparalleled stores like Anthropologie, Apple, Michael Kors, Coach, and Nordstrom.

The Original Farmers Market farmersmarketla.com, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90036, 323.933.9211 The Original Farmers Market has been L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 gourmet grocers, specialty shops, and restaurants serving international cuisine, it is a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists.

Westfield Century City westfield.com/centurycity, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90067, 310.557.4284 With a mix of premier fashion and lifestyle retail, inspired dining, refined surroundings, and highly personalized services, Westfield Century City embodies L.A.’s relaxed elegance for those who know and appreciate the best.

Westfield Culver City westfield.com/culvercity, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City 90230, 310.390.5073 Los Angeles’ most accessible and visible shopping center, located directly adjacent to I-405. This trendy destination is a peoplewatcher’s paradise, showcasing the local art, culture fashion, and food scene of West L.A.

SPECIALTY SHOPS » Beach Cities/LAX

» Downtown/L.A. Metro Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels

olacathedral.org, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012-2707, 213.680.5200 Designed by professor José Rafael Moneo and dedicated in 2002, it’s among the newest cultural and architectural icons in the city.

BNKR

us.fashionbunker.com, 901 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90015, 213.327.0442 BNKR is the ultimate destination to shop all your favorite Australian brands. BNKR stocks the latest from C/MEO COLLECTIVE, FINDERS, Keepsake The Label, The Fifth Label, and more. Shop online or in-store at the BNKR flagship in DTLA.

» Hollywood

Amoeba Music

amoeba.com, 6400 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.245.6400 Amoeba Music Hollywood, the world’s largest independent record store with over 1 million new and used CDs, DVDs, videos, LPs, 45s, posters, books, and more, has free live in-store performances every week!

» Neighboring Regions King Richards Antiques

kingrichardsantiques.com, 12301 Whittier Blvd., Whittier 90602, 562.698.5974 Visit the largest antique store in California! This century-old historic citrus packing building contains period furniture, vintage jewelry, collectibles, clothing, and appraisal/auction services.

Tommy Hilfiger tommy.com, 100 Citadel Dr., Ste. 519, Los Angeles 90040, 908.342.3606 Tommy Hilfiger celebrates the essence of Classic American Cool and provides a refreshing twist on classic American fashion. Drop on by the Citadel Outlets or Camarillo Premium Outlets.

» Pasadena Gift Shop

pasadena.langhamhotels.com/index.html, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena 91106, 626.585-3900 The Flavours of Langham boutique offers signature Langham Huntington, Pasadena logo gifts, sundries, and other items.

CURRENCY EXCHANGE/ FINANCIAL SERVICES » Downtown/L.A. Metro

American Express Merchant Services

amexnetwork.com, 5120 Goldleaf Cir., Ste. 350, Los Angeles 90056, 800.528.5200 For any questions about American Express Card acceptance, or your merchant account, please visit www.americanexpress.com/ merchant or call 800.528.5200.

Wells Fargo Bank wellsfargo.com, 333 S. Grand Ave., Ste. 1100, Los Angeles 90071, 800.869.3557

World Banknotes Exchange worldbanknotesexchange.com, 520 S. Grand Ave., Ste. L100, Los Angeles 90071, 213.627.5404 Foreign currency exchange services. Buy and sell over 60 currencies of the world. Excellent exchange rates and foreign services.

» Hollywood

JCB International Credit Card Co., Ltd. jcbusa.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 217, Los Angeles 90028, 323.817.6340 JCB Plazas provide the best quality T&E service. Contact JCB Plaza toll-free at 800.736.8111.

» Westside

1st Century Bank

1stcenturybank.com, 1875 Century Park East, Ste. 1400, Los Angeles 90067, 310.270.9500 1st Century Bank is a national association with a wide range of quality products, serving both companies and individuals.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON

Timbuk2 Store

WHERE TO GO AND WHAT

timbuk2.com/venicebeach, 1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice 90291, 424.268.5550

TO DO, VISIT OUR WEBSITE

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VISITOR RESOURCES

FLORISTS

SALONS

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

» Westside

acflowershop.com, 808 West 8th St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.622.0778 Our talented design staff is ready to help you plan for all your floral needs for your event, meeting, conference, booth, etc.

cielatsls.com, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.246.5560 Vetica thrives on inspiring the transformative potential of hair and lives for that moment when a woman’s face lights up with a realization of just how gorgeous she can be.

Athletic Club Flower Shop

Robert Vetica at Ciel Spa

CJ Matsumoto & Sons cjmatsumoto.com, 1865 Cordova St., Los Angeles 90007, 323.733.6046

MEDICAL, DENTAL & OPTICAL SERVICES » The Valley

Emergency-1 Response, Inc.

emergency1response.com, 18543 Devonshire St., Ste. 239, Northridge 91324, 818.822.2623 The Emergency-1 Response medical team helps reduce corporate medical event liability by responding rapidly to any medical emergency that might arise during your event.

NEWSPAPERS/MAPS/ PERIODICALS/GUIDES »Neighboring Regions

Attract China

attractchina.com/about-us, 35 India St., 5th Fl., Boston, MA 02110, 617.936.3665

Westways Magazine/ Auto Club of SoCal calif.aaa.com/home/publications/westways.html, 3333 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa 92626, 714.885.2375 Westways magazine is the primary communication tool with over 10 million AAA members in more than 4.2 million households. Westways provides members travel, automotive, and lifestyle information as well as member benefits and information.

» Westside

Where Magazine wherela.com, 3679 Motor Ave., Ste. 300, Los Angeles 90034, 310.280.2880 Monthly visitor publication features information on shopping, dining, entertainment, and attractions in the L.A. area.

TICKET SERVICES » Downtown/L.A. Metro

Al Brooks Theatre Ticket Agency albrooks.com, 801 S. Flower St., 5th Fl., Los Angeles 90017, 213.626.5863 Tickets for concerts, theater, sports, and family events from coast to coast. Friendly service since 1920.

» Hollywood

Go Los Angeles Card by Smart Destinations

smartdestinations.com/los-angeles-attractionsand-tours/_d_lax-p1.html?pass=lax_prod_ go&utm_medium=adv&utm_source=myap&utm_ campaign=discoverla&kbid=6618&sub=lax_ listing_page, 711 Atlantic Ave., 4th Fl., Boston, MA 02111, 800.887.9103 Save up to 55 percent off top attractions in Los Angeles for one low price vs. paying at the gate! The Go Los Angeles Card includes admission to over 30 attractions, museums, and tours. Download the free app today!

Hollywood Explorer Pass smartdestinations.com/los-angeles-attractionsand-tours/_d_lax-p1.html?pass=lax_prod_ exp&allinc=true, 711 Atlantic Ave., 4th Fl., Boston, MA 02111, 866.652.3053 Save up to 43 percent off four of Hollywood’s top attractions and pay nothing at the gate with a Hollywood Explorer Pass.® Purchase online and use it right on your phone or print at home. Get the Go City Card App to start saving today.

Hollywood Los Angeles Visitor Information Center discoverlosangeles.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.467.6412 Located on the second floor adjacent to Starline Tours, the Official Visitor Information Center’s multilingual staff answer travel questions, assist with itineraries, provide travel guides, and sell tickets to area attractions.

Live Nation livenation.com, 7060 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 310.360.3077

» Neighboring Regions Southern California CityPASS

citypass.com/southern-california?mv_source= latourism&campaign=partner-listing, 27 Arrow Root Ln., Victor, ID 83455, 208.787.4300 Save $136 or more with Southern California CityPASS: 3-Day Park Hopper ® Ticket to Disneyland ® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park, 1-Day SeaWorld ® San Diego, 1-Day LEGOLAND®. Valid 14 days.

» West Hollywood First Class Tickets

firstclasstixx.com, 848 N. La Cienega Bl., #202, West Hollywood 90069, 310.275.4200 First Class Tickets is a full-service brokerage offering premium seating to all major events coast to coast.

TRAVEL SERVICES » Downtown/L.A. Metro

American Express Merchant Services

amexnetwork.com, 5120 Goldleaf Cir., Ste. 350, Los Angeles 90056, 800.528.5200 For any questions about American Express Card acceptance, or your merchant account, please visit americanexpress.com/merchant or call 800.528.5200.

» Neighboring Regions

America Asia Travel Center, Inc. americaasia.com, 117 E. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park 91755, 626.571.2988 America Asia Travel Center sells airline tickets, hotel reservations, cruise line bookings, and tour package reservations. Also handling inbound and outbound tours.

GTA gta-travel.com, 5 Penn Plaza, 5th Fl., New York, NY 10001, 212.843.9768 GTA is a world leader in the provision of ground travel products and services. We have been the power behind some of the biggest and best in travel for decades.

Orbitz Worldwide orbitz.com, 500 W. Madison, Ste. 1000, Chicago, IL 60661, 312.894.5000 Leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and purchase airline tickets, lodging, rental cars, cruises, vacation packages, and more. It’s the third largest online travel site based on gross travel bookings.

Southwest Airlines Vacations southwest.com, 1081 Camino del Rio S., San Diego, CA 92108, 800.423.5683 Packages include round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations for two to 14 nights, economy rental car, FunBook discount coupon booklet.

Ticketmaster ticketmaster.com, 7083 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles 90028, 213.480.3232

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United Vacations unitedvacations.com, 4660 W. 77th St., Edina, MN 55435, 888.854.3899 Packages to more than 250 exciting destinations in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Orient.

» Westside

Booking.com (USA) Inc.

booking.com, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 285, Los Angeles 90036, 323.801.4108 Hotel online reservations.

Expedia, Inc. expedia.com, 8833 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.360.4353 Expedia, Inc. is one of the world’s leading travel companies, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands.

VISITOR INFORMATION » Beach Cities/LAX

Discover Torrance Visitors Bureau

discovertorrance.com, 1108 Sartori Ave., Ste. 130, Torrance 90501, 310.802.7777 The beach city of Torrance is centrally located in L.A.’s South Bay, just 10 miles south of LAX. Home to one of the largest shopping malls in America, Torrance offers a variety of accommodations for all budgets.

HMSHost hmshost.com, 201 World Way, Los Angeles 90045, 310.646.3472 HMSHost is the world’s largest provider of food, beverage, and retail services for traveler. We create innovative dining and shopping locations at airports and on motorways worldwide.

Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau visitredondo.com, 119 W. Torrance Blvd., Ste. 2, Redondo Beach 90277, 310.376.6911 Redondo Beach is the perfect blend of ideal coastal beauty and fun in the sun. Just seven miles south of LAX, this is the place where you can either get away from it all or do it all.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

» Neighboring Regions

culturela.org, 201 N. Figueroa St., Ste. 1400, Los Angeles 90012, 213.473.7770

discoverclaremont.com, 205 Yale Ave., Claremont 91711, 909.624.1681 Claremont is a hidden gem on L.A.’s eastern edge, near Ontario Airport, featuring a walkable village, unique boutiques and galleries, inviting guest rooms, relaxing spas, savory dining, lively pubs, and world-class colleges.

City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs

Downtown Center Business Improvement District downtownla.com, 626 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 200, Los Angeles 90017, 213.624.2146 The Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) is a coalition of property owners committed to making Downtown L.A. a great place to live, work and play. Visit www.downtownla.com.

Historic Downtown Business Improvement District historicdowntownla.com, 707 S. Broadway, Ste. 1234, Los Angeles 90014, 213.955.0270 Reclaiming its past as well as its buildings, Historic Downtown is once again a creative and entertainment center with the widest variety of business activities of any part of Los Angeles.

L.A. Official Visitor Information Center at Macy’s Downtown discoverlosangeles.com, 750 West 7th St., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles 90017, 213.628.9311 In partnership with Macy’s, the Official Visitor Information Center at the newly renovated Macy’s Downtown Los Angeles at The Bloc offers L.A.-area travel resources and ticket sales as well as personal shopping services.

LAtourist.com, LLC latourist.com, 5482 Wilshire Blvd., #1587, Los Angeles 90036, 323.934.5094 LAtourist.com offers Los Angeles visitors a resource of information about tourist attractions, transportation, and accommodations. The online publication covers areas of L.A. and Orange County that are of interest to tourists.

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LATCB) discoverLosAngeles.com, 333 S. Hope St., 18th Fl., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.7300 Discover Los Angeles is a nonprofit business association whose primary mission is to promote Los Angeles as the premier site for leisure travel, meetings, and conventions as the city’s official tourism marketing organization.

» Hollywood

Dot LA Marketing

registry.la, 7083 Hollywood Blvd., 1st Fl., Los Angeles 90028, 213.596.0382 Explore Los Angeles online by using and visiting .LA websites. Many websites using the .LA extension are focusing on L.A. Create your own website using a .LA extension. Make it local, make it .LA.

Hollywood Los Angeles Visitor Information Center

Conejo Valley Tourism conejo.com, 600 Hampshire Rd., Ste. 200, Thousand Oaks 91361, 805.370.0035 Hike, visit a historic ranch, take to a golf course, lounge by the pool, or go wine tasting. Or simply take in our majestic views and feed your inner foodie at one of our unique restaurants. Catch your breath in Conejo Valley.

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau ontariocc.com, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario 91764, 909.937.3000 Located 36 miles east of L.A., a gateway to SoCal with access to all major interstates, deserts, beaches, mountain resorts, Hollywood and attractions; affordable rates, limited to fullservice hotel brands with free parking.

Santa Clarita Guide santaclaritaguide.com, 26893 Bouquet Canyon Rd., Ste. C-110, Saugus 91350, 661.297.2918 Santa Clarita Guide is an official information resource to Valencia and Santa Clarita Valley—a great resource for visitors, residents, and those considering relocation to the Santa Clarita Valley.

Visit San Bernardino County route66corridor.org, 153 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino 92408, 909.383.1256

Visit Santa Clarita visitsantaclarita.com, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Ste. 100, Santa Clarita 91355, 661.286.4084 Santa Clarita is a quick drive from Burbank Airport and home to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor! The city is known for its outdoor lifestyle with 100 miles of trails and acres of open space for outdoor adventure.

» Santa Monica

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

santamonica.com, 2427 Main St., Santa Monica 90405, 310.319.6263 Santa Monica is an unforgettable seaside city with miles of beach, unique things to do, and easy access to LAX and Greater Los Angeles. For travelers seeking a Southern California vacation, Santa Monica is the perfect choice.

» The Valley

Visit Burbank

visitburbank.com, 150 N. Third St., Burbank 91510, 818.238.5180 The sun and the stars always shine in Burbank, where you can experience up-close access to your favorite celebrities and TV and movie sets, enjoy eclectic neighborhoods, and stay in amazing hotels. KAT IE GIBB S

discoverlosangeles.com, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.467.6412 Located on the second floor adjacent to Starline Tours, the Official Visitor Information Center’s multilingual staff answer travel questions, assist with itineraries, provide travel guides, and sell tickets to area attractions.

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AIR CHARTERS & SERVICES

AIRPORTS » Beach Cities/LAX

» Beach Cities/LAX

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Star-Helicopters.com, 3670 W. 120th St., Hawthorne 90250, 310.355.1959 Fly in our Bell Jet Ranger, the Rolls-Royce of helicopters, first-class luxury. A truly unique experience, closest to LAX, Downtown, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills! Also DowntownHeliport access for charters.

lawa.org/lax, One World Way, Los Angeles 90045, 310.646.5252 Seventh busiest airport in the world and third in the U.S., serving more than 74.9M passengers in 2015. LAX offers 742 daily nonstop flights to 101 U.S. cities, 1,273 weekly nonstop flights to 76 cities in 41 countries on 64 air carriers.

Star Helicopters

» The Valley

Group 3 Aviation

group3aviation.com, 16425 Hart St., Van Nuys 91406, 818.994.9376 Offering helicopter charter and helicopter tours above Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and L.A. beaches since 1993. Tour packages, custom tours, and charter available seven days a week.

AIRLINES » Beach Cities/LAX

American Airlines

aa.com, 222 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 2100, El Segundo, CA 90245, 800.221.2255 Cast yourself in the leading role during your next trip to the City of Angels. Stroll down Hollywood Boulevard, take in the action along Venice Beach, or satisfy your inner foodie along the Sunset Strip. Discover Tinseltown with American—L.A.’s #1 airline.

Emirates emirates.com, 222 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 1322, El Segundo 90245, 310.414.3250

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION/ SHUTTLE SERVICES » Beach Cities/LAX LAX Flyaway Bus Service

lawa.aero/flyaway, 7301 World Way W., Los Angeles 90045, 866.435.9529 FlyAway offers low-cost nonstop bus service to LAX from four convenient locations: Union Station, Van Nuys, Westwood, and Irvine. Get easy connections to Downtown’s Union Station FlyAway from Amtrak, Metrolink, and the Gold Line.

Prime Time Shuttle primetimeshuttle.com, P.O. Box 452600, Los Angeles 90045, 310.536.7922 Award-winning sedan, luxury towncar, and limo service available daily 24 hours. Corporate clients can have personalized desktop portals for all transportation requirements.

Supershuttle supershuttle.com, 531 S. Van Ness Ave., Torrance 90501, 310.222.5500 The nation’s leading shared-ride company specializing in door-to-door airport transportation and ExecuCar private sedans. Clean, responsive, and reliable transportation 24 hours every day.

» Neighboring Regions Karmel Shuttle Service

AIRPORT INFORMATION » Beach Cities/LAX

Los Angeles World Airport

M IKKELWIL LI AM /I ST O C K

lawa.org, One World Way, Los Angeles 90045, 310.646.5252 Seventh busiest airport in world and third in U.S., serving more than 74.9M passengers in 2015. LAX offers 742 daily nonstop flights to 101 U.S. cities, 1,273 weekly nonstop flights to 76 cities in 41 countries on 64 air carriers.

karmel.com, 2481 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton 92831, 714.670.3480 Karmel Shuttle is the “One-Stop Shop” for all transportation needs. Airport transfers, convention shuttles, cruise terminals, all area hotels, and attractions for both individuals and groups.

L.A./Ontario International Airport (ONT) lawa.org/ont, Terminal Bldg. 2, Rm. 200, Ontario 91761, 909.937.2700 Full-service airport with commercial jet service to major U.S. cities and many international destinations, 35 miles east of Downtown L.A.

» Westside

» Neighboring Regions

L.A./Ontario International Airport (ONT) lawa.org/ont, Terminal Bldg. 2, Rm. 200, Ontario 91761, 909.937.2700 Full-service airport with commercial jet service to major U.S. cities and many international destinations, 35 miles east of Downtown L.A.

» The Valley

Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

bobhopeairport.com, 2627 Hollywood Way, Burbank 91505, 818.840.8840 Full-service commercial airport serving Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley with service by Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Express, American Airlines, Delta Connection, and US Airways.

Van Nuys Airport (VNY) lawa.org/vny, 16461 Sherman Way, Van Nuys 91406, 818.785.8838 Ranked among the world’s busiest for general aviation and averages nearly a half million takeoffs and landings annually—mostly private, corporate, and government aviation.

AUTOMOTIVE RENTAL & LEASING » Beach Cities/LAX

Avis Budget Group Los Angeles Airport

budgetrentacarlax.com, 9775 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.4500 Budget LAX is a customer-driven organization, focused on the “budget-minded” renter as well as the customer looking for a wide range of quality vehicles. Rent smarter at Budget LAX!

Sixt Rent a Car sixt.com, 9000 Bellanca Ave., Los Angeles 90045, 855.471.2760

Wilshire Limousine Services

» Beverly Hills

wilshirelimousine.com, 2950 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 310.551.3159 Transportation services to/from LAX, Orange County, Burbank, and Long Beach airports. Offers diversified fleet of limousines, sedans, vans, mini coaches, and buses. Call 888.813.8420.

bwrentacar.com, 8800 Burton Way, Beverly Hills 90211, 310.274.1144 Black & White Car Rental has locations in Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and LAX. We are open daily with a wide variety of vehicles to suit everyone’s needs, from midsize to SUVs and exotic cars.

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» Santa Monica

zipcar.com/los-angeles, 633 W. 5th St., Los Angeles 90071, 323.866.4505

gtscharter.com, 1112 Montana Ave., Santa Monica 90403 Comfortable, air-conditioned, late-model fleet of passenger vans, mini buses, and motor coaches can accommodate business meetings, conventions, sightseeing tours, and charter services for small or large and private groups.

Zipcar

» Hollywood Skurt

skurt.com, 1117 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood 90301, 415.702.4008 Tap a button, have a car delivered. Spend more time on the road and less time filling out paperwork. Skurt has moved car rentals into the modern age and placed them in your pocket.

BUS COMPANIES/ TRANSPORTATION CHARTERS & RENTAL » Beach Cities/LAX

Corporate Coach Charter & Tours

ccctours.com, 150 W. Ivy Ave., Inglewood 90302, 310.216.1171 Corporate Coach Charter offers luxury transportation to high-profile corporate and private clients. Our luxury fleet consists of 20- to 56-passenger buses. CCC pays attention to all details of their clients’ requests and more. TCP 16245

Go West Adventures, Inc. gowestadventures.com, P.O. Box 882319, Los Angeles 90009, 310.216.2522 Specializes in sightseeing tours, charters. Airport shuttle services, transportation to all Los Angeles-area hotels, multilingual staff.

Ryan’s Express Transportation Services ryanstransportation.com, 19500 Mariner Ave., Torrance 90505, 310.219.2960

Global Transportation Solutions

CRUISE LINES & FERRIES » Beach Cities/LAX

» The Valley

GROUND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT » Beach Cities/LAX Kushner & Associates

kushnershuttles.com, 24003A Ventura Blvd., Ste. 100, Calabasas 91302, 310.274.8819 Full-service destination management company specializes in group logistics, transportation, convention shuttle, tour programs, event planning.

Prime Time Shuttle

prodtrans.com, 21250 Hawthorne Blvd., Ste. 535, Torrance 90503, 310.641.0900 Nationwide shuttle systems for major conventions and trade shows. Airport meet-and-greet and parking service available.

» Neighboring Regions

» Neighboring Regions

megabus.com, 160 S. Route 17 North, Paramus, NJ 07652, 877.462.6342 Safe, convenient, affordable, daily express bus service to/from Los Angeles from $1. Green certified, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and more!

tms.com, 17810 Meeting House Rd., Ste. 200, Sandy Spring, MD 20860, 301.337.0640 Transportation Management Services (TMS) specializes in the design, planning, and operation for parking and transportation. TMS provides safe, efficient, and cost-effective parking and transportation services for events nationwide.

Pacific Coachways Charter Services, Inc.

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Strack Chauffered Transportation, Inc. stracktransportation.com, 13119 Inglewood Ave., Hawthorne 90250, 714.546.1446

Nada Bus, Inc.

pacificcoachways.com, 11771 Markon Dr., Garden Grove 92841, 714.892.5000 Charters throughout the western states including convention shuttles, sightseeing, airport transfers, and over the road trips.

alistlimo.com, 8705 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles 90301, 310.568.1590 A List Worldwide chauffeured services: Driven by Excellence. A List Worldwide Transportation Headquarters is located three minutes away from LAX. Servicing Fortune 500 corporate executives as well as many high-ranking politicians.

Catalina Express

nadabus.com, 4957 Sheila St., Commerce 90040, 323.526.3777 Trust your transportation needs to Nada Bus, Inc. with more than 25 years in the Los Angeles area, we feature deluxe charter coaches and mini buses to accommodate your large and small groups anywhere in the USA.

Megabus.com

» Beach Cities/LAX

A List Worldwide Transportation

catalinaexpress.com, Berth 95, San Pedro 90731, 310.519.1212 Passenger boats to Catalina Island provide yearround service with up to 30 departures daily.

primetimeshuttle.com, P.O. Box 452600, Los Angeles 90045, 310.536.7922 Award-winning sedan, luxury towncar and limo service available daily 24 hours. Corporate clients can have personalized desktop portals for all transportation requirements.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

LIMOUSINE & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES

Flyte Tyme Worldwide Transportation

flytetymelimo.com, 16521 Arminta St., Van Nuys 91406, 818.865.8880

» Westside

Crown Limousine L.A.

crownlimos.com, 12300 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles 90066, 310.737.0888 Crown Limousine has been providing quality on-time, award-winning service since 1994. Crown Limousine has been voted the “Top Rated VIP Ground Transportation Service of Los Angeles County” for the last 15 years.

Reservelimo reservelimo.com, 2140 Westwood Blvd., Ste. 215, Los Angeles 90025, 818.230.7298 Global leader in chauffeured transportation, utilizing luxury sedans, SUVs, sprinters, and buses. From small to large groups, we do it all: events, airport transfers, and corporate/ group transportation. Serving LAX, BUR, LBC, and SNA.

UrbanRide Transportation Services urbanride.com, Los Angeles, 323.431.5577

Production Transport

Transportation Management Services

LIMOUSINES » Beach Cities/LAX Prime Time Shuttle

primetimeshuttle.com, P.O. Box 452600, Los Angeles 90045, 310.536.7922 Award-winning sedan, luxury towncar, and limo service available daily 24 hours. Corporate clients can have personalized desktop portals for all transportation requirements.


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» Westside

Wilshire Limousine Services wilshirelimousine.com, 2950 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 310.551.3159 Transportation services to/from LAX, Orange County, Burbank, and Long Beach airports. Offers diversified fleet of limousines, sedans, vans, mini coaches, and buses. Call 888.813.8420.

PARKING FACILITIES & SERVICES » Neighboring Regions

Ace Parking Management

aceparking.com, 645 Ash St., San Diego 92101, 619.233.6624 With more than 60 years of experience and 450 clients nationally, Ace Parking’s hospitality services include the management of valet parking, self-parking, door attendant, bell attendant, shuttle fleet, and automated equipment systems.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION » Downtown/L.A. Metro Metro

metro.net, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles 90012-2952, 323.466.3876 Metro makes it easy for visitors to use public transportation to get around L.A., with frequent bus and rail service to major area attractions. Check the “How to Ride” section at metro.net.

Metrolink metrolinktrains.com, One Gateway Plaza, 12th Fl., Los Angeles 90012, 213.452.0441 Explore Southern California with Metrolink! Visit the beach, theme parks, stadiums, museums, and much more using Metrolink. It’s the easy way to get to fun, without sitting in traffic. Visit metrolinktrains.com for more information.

RAILWAYS » Downtown/L.A. Metro

Amtrak

amtrak.com, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles 90012, 800.872.7245 An excellent alternative to crowded airports and highways. Roomy seating, outstanding views, and every-day low prices.

TAXIS » Beach Cities/LAX

Yellow Cab Company

layellowcab.com, 2129 W. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena 90249, 310.965.5824


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BED & BREAKFAST/ HOSTELS » Santa Monica

Hostelling International— Los Angeles/Santa Monica

hilosangeles.org, 1436 Second St., Santa Monica 90401, 310.393.9913 Enjoy the perfect headquarters for seeing all that the Los Angeles area has to offer with affordable dormitory accommodations. Just steps to the beaches of Santa Monica.

HOTELS » Beach Cities/LAX

Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach/ Hawthorne/LAX ayreshotels.com, 14400 Hindry Ave., Hawthorne 90250, 310.536.0400 European-style boutique hotel. Complimentary Internet. Microwave and refrigerator. Outdoor heated pool/Jacuzzi in the beautiful courtyard. On-site restaurant, Matisse. Four miles to LAX, three miles to Manhattan Beach Pier and beaches.

Best Western Los Angeles Worldport TMDH bestwesterncalifornia.com, 1402 Pacific Coast Hwy., Wilmington 90744, 310.834.3400

Best Western Plus San Pedro Hotel & Suites TMDH

Days Inn South Bay/ Manhattan Beach

bestwestern.com, 111 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro 90731, 310.514.1414

courtesyhotels.com, 15636 Hawthorne Blvd., Lawndale 90260, 310.676.7378 Minutes from LAX, fine beaches, major attractions, and the pier. Restaurants adjacent. Comfortable rooms, refrigerators, outdoor spa.

Best Western South Bay Hotel bwsouthbay.com, 15000 Hawthorne Blvd., Lawndale 90260, 310.973.0998 Affordable, comfortable, spacious rooms with modern amenities, pool and spa, complimentary breakfast, free 24/7 airport shuttle service, and Wi-Fi. Close to shopping malls, restaurants, and short drive to beautiful South Bay beaches.

Best Western Suites Hotel—LAX courtesyhotels.com, 5005 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood 90304, 310.677.7733 One mile from LAX. Courtesy shuttle. Elegantly furnished suites. Pool and spa. Minutes to attractions and beaches.

Bonnie Lee Inn TMDH 543 Broad Ave., Wilmington 90744

CAMBRiA Hotels & Suites— El Segundo (Opening early 2017) 199 N. Continental Blvd., El Segundo 90245 Cambria El Segundo LAX will provide an affordable yet upscale modern hotel experience for a broad range of travelers in one of the most important travel markets in the world.

Beach House at Hermosa Beach

Courtyard Marriott LAX TMDH

beach-house.com, 1300 The Strand, Hermosa Beach 90254, 310.374.3001 Luxury, all-suite, beachfront property, walking distance to entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. Continental breakfast included.

marriott.com/laxcy, 6161 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.981.2360 The Courtyard/LAX is the ultimate expression of convenience and comfort. Situated among landmark attractions and renowned entertainment, you’ll enjoy the city’s exciting diversions and still maintain a productive experience.

Belamar Hotel thebelamar.com, 3501 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.750.0300 The Belamar, a luxury boutique hotel, is located in the upscale L.A. enclave of Manhattan Beach.

Best Western Airpark—LAX losangelesairparkhotel.com, 640 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood 90301, 310.677.7378 Minutes from LAX, 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle. Convenient access to tourist attractions, beaches, shopping, entertainment, and corporate centers.

Best Western Airport Plaza Inn losangeleslaxairporthotel.com, 1730 Centinela Ave., Inglewood 90302, 310.568.0071 Three miles to LAX, courtesy shuttles. Easy access to freeways, beaches, Beverly Hills, Universal Studios HollywoodSM. Spacious rooms with many amenities.

Best Western Galleria Inn Redondo Beach courtesyhotels.com, 2740 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach 90278, 310.370.4353 Adjacent to the mall, restaurants, and theaters. Minutes to beaches, pier, and attractions. In-room spas available. Outdoor Jacuzzi and sauna.

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Days Inn Airport Center daysinn.com, 901 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood 90301, 310.649.0800 Near LAX, beaches, shopping, and attractions.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Los Angeles International Airport TMDH crowneplazalax.com, 5985 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.7500 Located ¼ mile from LAX and centrally located to beaches and major attractions. The hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle.

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor TMDH crowneplaza.com/laharbor, 601 S. Palos Verdes St., San Pedro 90731, 310.519.8200

Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel crowneplaza.com/redondobeach, 300 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach 90277, 310.318.8888 Great location overlooking the ocean, between the King Harbor Marina and the Redondo Beach Pier. Direct bike path access to all points north and south. Fifteen restaurants within a five-minute walk. Spectacular Harbor Bar + Bistro.

Custom Hotel TMDH jdvhotels.com/hotels/california/los-angeles-hotels/ custom-hotel, 8639 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.0400 Newly renovated contemporary design hotel located near Marina del Rey, Venice, LAX, and Manhattan Beach. Complimentary airport transfer and high-speed Wi-Fi. Deck33: outdoor pool deck bar and restaurant.

DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro— Port of Los Angeles TMDH sanpedro.doubletree.com, 2800 Via Cabrillo Marina, San Pedro 90731, 310.514.3344 Only six miles from downtown Long Beach and 18 miles from LAX, the DoubleTree Hotel San Pedro sits on the serene Cabrillo Marina surrounded by hundreds of sailboats and miles of sandy beaches.

Doubletree Hotel, LAX-El Segundo doubletreelax.com, 1985 E. Grand Ave., El Segundo 90245.5015, 310.322.0999 A hidden gem located south of LAX in the quiet city of El Segundo, a full-service hotel offering the comforts and conveniences for both leisure and business groups. Complimentary airport shuttle and Wi-Fi. Newly renovated.

Embassy Suites Los Angeles— International Airport/North TMDH laxembassy.com, 9801 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.215.1000 Features spacious suites ½ mile from LAX Airport and the Los Angeles coastline. Enjoy free cooked-to-order breakfast and evening reception, plus free Wi-Fi and airport shuttle to LAX.

Extended Stay America— Los Angeles - LAX Airport TMDH extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ca/los-angeles/ lax-airport, 6531 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles 90045-1508, 310.568.9337 Designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully equipped kitchens and plenty of workspace and amenities you won’t find in a typical hotel room.

Extended Stay America Los Angeles–South TMDH extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ca/ los-angeles/south, 18602 S. Vermont Ave., Gardena 90248.4107, 310.515.5139 Our hotel is designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully equipped kitchens and plenty of workspace…amenities you won’t find in a typical hotel room.

Extended Stay America Los Angeles– Torrance Harbor Gateway TMDH extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ los-angeles-torrance, 19200 Harborgate Way, Torrance 90501-1317, 310.328.6000 Designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully equipped kitchens and plenty of workspace and amenities you won’t find in a typical hotel room.

Four Points by Sheraton LAX TMDH fourpointslax.com, 9750 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.4600 Located at LAX and near area attractions.


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Hilton Garden Inn Redondo Beach hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ california/hilton-garden-inn-los-angelesredondo-beach-laxrbgi/index.html, 2410 Marine Ave., Redondo 90278, 310.727.9999 Pleasantly situated in Redondo Beach, we are an ideal choice for Los Angeles bound travelers. Conveniently located minutes from LAX and close to beaches and major corporations, we are central to Southern California destinations.

Hilton Los Angeles Airport TMDH losangelesairport.hilton.com, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.410.4000 Guests enjoy award-winning dining, the latest sporting events in the lounge, or relaxing by the pool or in one of the three landscaped gardens. Twenty-hour services, Bistro Restaurant, fitness center, airport shuttle, and business center.

Holiday Inn Express LAX TMDH hiexpress.com, 8620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.7700 Welcome to the new Holiday Inn Express at Los Angeles International Airport. Over 160 fresh and inviting, newly renovated suites and guest rooms.

Jolly Roger Hotel TMDH

Holiday Inn Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) TMDH hilax.com, 9901 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.649.5151 Renovated with 405 spacious guest rooms, meeting space for 350, full-service restaurant/ bar, on-site catering. Wi-Fi included in hotel, 24-hour LAX shuttle, and parking. Package rates with breakfast available.

holiday-inn.com/torranceca, 19800 S. Vermont Ave., Torrance 90502, 310.781.9100 A great hotel for business or pleasure. With easy access to three major freeways, you’re 15 minutes away from LAX and Downtown Los Angeles. Endless SoCal fun begins short drives away to beaches, Hollywood, and Disneyland.

The Kinney TMDH thekinneyvenicebeach.com, 737 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey 90292, 310.821.4455

Hotel Erwin TMDH hotelerwin.com, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice Beach 90291, 310.452.1111 Expressive. Rebellious. Adventurous. Fun. Diverse. The ideal backdrop for work, play, or just finding yourself, Hotel Erwin offers the best of Venice Beach. As eclectic as the beach itself, Hotel Erwin puts a spin on every detail.

Hotel MdR—a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel TMDH

La Quinta Inn and Suites at LAX TMDH lq.com/en/findandbook/hotel-details.2005. address.html, 5249 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.645.2200 Whether you’re traveling on business, a leisure getaway, or a family vacation, La Quinta has the right hotel accommodations for you.

Los Angeles Airport Marriott TMDH

hotelmdr.com, 13480 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey 90292, 310.822.8555 Hotel MdR is less than a half a mile from the marina harbor and next to restaurants, shops, and entertainment. Check out Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Playa del Rey, and Manhattan Beach, all without getting on the freeway.

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport TMDH

Holiday Inn Los Angeles Gateway—Torrance TMDH

jollyrogerhotelmarina.com, 2904 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey 90292, 310.822.2904 Minutes from LAX, beaches, and many Southern California attractions. All newly renovated rooms are appointed with microwaves, refrigerators, and 25-inch TVs.

concoursehotellax.hyatt.com, 6225 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 424.702.1234. The closest hotel to LAX airport, completing a $75M total hotel transformation to become Hyatt Regency LAX in late 2016. All guest rooms have huge 55-inch LED TVs, comp Internet access, and 24-hour room service; 24-hour airport shuttle.

marriott.com/laxap, 5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.641.5700 Near LAX, easy access to beach communities, Downtown, and all major Southern California attractions and event venues.

Manhattan Beach Marriott marriott.com/laxmn, 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach 90266, 310.546.7511 Location as easy as 3...2…1: 3 miles from LAX, 2 miles from the beach, and 1 mile from the 405 freeway. Pedestrian-friendly hotel, within walking distance to multiple options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

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Marina del Rey Hotel

Terranea Resort

Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel

marinadelreyhotel.com, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.1000 The Marina del Rey Hotel is a newly renovated Four Diamond resort located on the water four miles south of Santa Monica and four miles north of LAX. Close to Venice, Hollywood, and Southern California attractions.

terranea.com, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275, 877.881.1535 Terranea Resort is Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront destination, featuring luxury accommodations, award-winning golf, spa, and dining, as well as outdoor adventures.

luxehotels.com/rodeodrive, 360 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.273.0300

Marina del Rey Marriott

torrancemarriott.com, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance 90503, 310.316.3636 Ideally located in the renowned South Bay, Torrance Marriott is minutes from pristine beaches, breathtaking golf, Home Depot Center, and Del Amo Mall’s Outdoor Lifestyle Promenade with more than 300 shops.

marriott.com/laxmb, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.301.3000 Experience the newly renovated Marina del Rey Marriott, where our contemporary style meets the laid-back atmosphere of Southern California.

Miyako Hybrid Hotel Torrance miyakohybridhotel.com, 21381 S. Western Ave., Torrance 90501, 310.212.5111 From sunny beaches and quiet parks to historic landmarks and family attractions; Torrance is a prime destination for your Southern California getaway.

Portofino Hotel & Marina hotelportofino.com, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach 90277, 310.379.8481

Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel TMDH renaissancelosangeles.com, 9620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.337.2800 AAA-rated Three Diamond hotel located on the west side of Los Angeles, near the airport.

Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/ Century Boulevard TMDH 5933 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045 All-suite hotel at LAX airport, featuring full kitchens with a microwave, refrigerator, stovetop and cookware, in addition to king or queen beds, work areas, and sofa bed. Suites include free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and airport shuttle.

Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey ritzcarlton.com, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 90292, 310.823.1700 Los Angeles’ waterfront hotel featuring spectacular marina views, numerous activities, and luxury service. Located less than five miles from LAX. All guest rooms and suites recently renovated in 2016.

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel TMDH sheratonlax.com, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.642.1111 L.A.’s ultimate expression of urban sophistication and contemporary comfort. Experience the stylishly redesigned, 802-room property with the ambience and personalized service of an intimate hotel.

Sunrise Hotel TMDH sunrisesanpedro.com, 525 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro 90731.3335, 310.548.1080 We are across from the USS IOWA Battleship, Maritime museum, and Ports O’ Call marketplace. Our hotel is the closest one to World Cruise Center, where most major cruise lines dock.

Super 8 Los Angeles Airport TMDH super8lax.com, 9250 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.670.2900 Super 8 Los Angeles is located one mile from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). We offer free SuperStart Breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet, 24-hour coffee and tea in lobby, guest coin-operated laundry, and free airport shuttle.

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Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach

Montage Beverly Hills montagehotels.com/beverlyhills, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.860.7800 Located in the heart of Beverly Hills and steps from Rodeo Drive, Montage Beverly Hills provides genuine care in creating experiences at the hotel’s acclaimed spa, rooftop pool, exquisite restaurants, and spacious guest rooms.

Mosaic Hotel Beverly Hills

Travelodge Hotel at LAX TMDH

mosaichotel.com, 125 S. Spalding Dr., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.278.0303 An intimate boutique hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills.

travelodgelax.com, 5547 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.649.4000

Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

Vagabond Inn San Pedro TMDH vagabondinn.com/california/vagabond-inn-sanpedro.aspx, 215 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro 90731, 310.831.8911 Located near the 110 Freeway and is just minutes to Ports O’Call Village, the San Pedro Harbor, cruise ships, flights and boats to Catalina, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, and the World Cruise Center.

Venice Beach Suites & Hotel venicebeachsuites.com, 1305 Ocean Front Walk, Venice 90291, 310.396.4559 We are a family-owned historic, boutique hotel on the world-famous boardwalk of Venice Beach. Our hotel has the only beachfront balconies on the boardwalk, and our relaxing rooftop deck has epic beach and city views!

Westin Los Angeles Airport TMDH starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/overview/ index.html?propertyID=1005, 5400 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles 90045, 310.216.5858 Featuring guest rooms and luxury suites with new decor, accessories and Westin’s “The Heavenly Bed.”

» Beverly Hills

Avalon Hotel

avalonbeverlyhills.com, 9400 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.277.5221 Situated in a residential pocket of Beverly Hills and moments from the finest dining, shopping, and attractions.

Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows beverlyhillshotel.com, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.276.2251 Privacy, tranquility and a residential setting are the hallmarks of this hotel situated on 12 lush acres in the center of Beverly Hills.

Beverly Hilton

lermitagebh.com, 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills 90210, 310.278.3344 Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, renowned for its unquestioned privacy and legendary excellence. Newly renovated and reimagined into an all-suite hideaway, creating a new era of modern luxury.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles TMDH acehotel.com/losangeles, 929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90015, 213.623.3233 Ace Hotel Downtown L.A. features 182 rooms and suites, L.A. Chapter restaurant, Upstairs lounge, and the Theatre at Ace Hotel, formerly the United Artists Theatre, for private events, concerts, and film screenings.

America’s Best Value Inn (Downtown East) TMDH americasbestvalueinn.com/bestv.cfm?idp=1640, 1123 W. 7th St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.624.8474 A trendy inn located in the heart of Downtown L.A. Rooms featuring environment- and allergy-friendly hardwood floors. The front desk is open 24 hours a day.

Aventura Hotel theaventurahotel, 1020 Fedora St., Los Angeles 90006, 213.386.1020

Avenue Hotel L.A. TMDH http://avenuehotella.com, 321 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90004, 323.665.0344. Located in the historical Los Feliz district of Los Angeles, close to Griffith Park, just east of Hollywood.

Baltimore Hotel TMDH 501 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles 90013, 213.627.5941

Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn TMDH

beverlyhilton.com, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.274.7777 The iconic Beverly Hilton offers all the ingredients for a glittering getaway. From red-carpet events and business meetings to key moments in Hollywood history, the Beverly Hilton remains the place to see and be seen.

dragongateinn.com, 818 N. Hill St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.617.3077 Uniquely situated in the heart of historic Chinatown and minutes to the Los Angeles Convention Center and area attractions.

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

losangelescomfortinn.com, 2717 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90026, 213.413.8222 Free USA Today, gated garage, and local calls. Sightseeing tours depart daily. Located on famous Sunset Blvd. between Downtown L.A. and Hollywood.

fourseasons.com, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90212, 310.275.5200 A Four Seasons Hotel surrounded by elegant shops and fine restaurants, located at Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive.

Comfort Inn—Los Angeles/ West Sunset Blvd.

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Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE TMDH

Garden Suite Hotel & Resort TMDH

Hotel Figueroa TMDH

marriott.com/laxld, 901 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.443.9222 Book a stay at the Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, just 17 miles from LAX and across from LIVE entertainment and restaurants. Indulge in spacious guest rooms, on-site dining options, outdoor pool, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi.

gardensuitehotel.com, 681 South Western Ave., Los Angeles 90005, 213.383.0000

hotelfigueroa.com, 939 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.627.8971 Hotel Figueroa was restored to its 1920s Spanish Colonial splendor in 2016 and boasts 268 rooms and suites designed with comfortable elegance and in-room technology. With two restaurants, a grand lobby, and breathtaking pool area.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown TMDH doubletreeladowntown.com, 120 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.629.1200 The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown features an exciting location, richly appointed guest rooms with a sophisticated decor rich in comforts. Escape to the tranquility and beauty of our rooftop Kyoto Garden.

Dunes Inn Wilshire TMDH dunesinnwilshire.com, 4300 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 323.938.3616 Situated in the city center, this motel is close to Paramount Studios, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Dolby Theatre®. Local attractions also include TCL Chinese Theatres and La Brea Tar Pits.

Freehand Los Angeles (Opening Dec. 1, 2016) TMDH http://thefreehand.com/losangeles, 416 W. 8th St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.368.3006 Freehand was created for adventurers from around the world, opening in Downtown L.A. We offer innovative design by Roman & Williams, a rooftop pool, and award-winning food and beverage by Broken Shaker and Chef Jenn Louis.

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles TMDH www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/ hilton-checkers-los-angeles-laxchhf/index.html, 535 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.0000 Boutique European-style hotel located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Award-winning restaurant with innovative contemporary cuisine. Rooftop patio and whirlpool spa with skyline views of L.A.

Holiday Inn Express–Los Angeles Downtown West TMDH ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ los-angeles/laxwd/hoteldetail, 611 S. Westlake Ave., Los Angeles 90057, 213.483.6363 Centrally located to business and shopping districts, Metro Rail station, and the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown TMDH hotelindigo.com/downtownla, 889 Francisco St., Los Angeles 90017 The 18-story Hotel Indigo is one block from L.A. LIVE, which contains over 5 million square feet of retail, restaurants, bars, sports, and concert venues. Our pool deck and Skybar have tremendous views over Downtown Los Angeles.

Hotel Normandie LA TMDH hotelnormandiela.com, 605 S. Normandie Ave., Los Angeles 90005, 213.388.8138

Hollywood Inn Express South TMDH

Hotel Soliare Los Angeles TMDH

hollywoodinnexpresssouth.com, 141 N. Alvarado St., Los Angeles 90026, 213.413.6699 Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Treat yourself to the Hollywood Inn Express South for all your travel needs.

hotelsolairelosangeles.com, 1710 W. 7th St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.616.3000

Hollywood Silver Lake Hotel TMDH choicehotels.com/california/los-angeles/ quality-inn-hotels/cad12, 250 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles 90004, 213.387.5737

Howard Johnson Los Angeles TMDH hojo.com/hotels/california/los-angeles/ howard-johnson-los-angeles/hotel-overview, 603 S. New Hampshire Ave., Los Angeles 90005, 213.385.4444 Howard Johnson is located in the heart of Los Angeles. Minutes away from nearby tourist attractions, beaches, and malls. The hotel is a good fit for different types of travelers, convenient for business and leisure travelers.

Burbank is a town of many personalities. Whether exploring the legendary movie studios, shops, restaurants and hotels or the countless exciting outdoor adventures and landmarks, you’ll discover just how captivating this city can be.

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InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown TMDH intercontinental.com, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90017, 770.604.8351 The InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown is more than just a skyline. With sweeping views of the city’s diverse topography, the hotel boasts 889 guest rooms and over 67,000 square feet of meeting and function space.

Jerry’s Motel jerrysmotel.com, 285 Lucas Ave., Los Angeles 90026, 213.481.8181 TripAdvisor’s best value hotel in Los Angeles. Centrally located 1.5 miles from Convention Center and 15 minutes from Hollywood. Low rates include free Wi-Fi Internet and parking. Highly rated on TripAdvisor.

JJ Grand Hotel TMDH jjgrandhotel.com, 620 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles 90005, 213.383.3000 JJ Grand Hotel is located at Harvard in a new rising center of great Los Angeles’ finance and commerce. JJ Grand Hotel provides service, comfort, and warmth during your stay. Bring success to your business events in our hotel.

JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles L.A. LIVE TMDH marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxjw-jw-marriottlos-angeles-la-live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.765.8600 With its central location in Downtown Los Angeles, JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE provides a level of comfort and personal service within a unique hotel environment near STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater, and L.A. Convention Center.

Kawada Hotel TMDH kawadahotel.com, 200 S. Hill St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.621.4455 The Kawada Hotel offers urban Europeanstyle rooms at affordable rates. With in-room kitchenettes and laundry facilities on premises, we understand the need for the comforts of home while on vacation.

Luxe City Center Hotel TMDH

Oxford Palace Hotel TMDH

luxecitycenter.com, 1020 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015, 213.748.1291 Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles across the street from the Los Angeles Convention Center and STAPLES Center.

oxfordhotel.com, 745 S Oxford Ave., Los Angeles 90005, 213.389.8000

Madison Hotel TMDH madisonhotel.biz, 423 E. 7th St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.622.1508

The Mayfair Hotel Los Angeles TMDH mayfairla.com, 1256 W. 7th St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.484.9789 The Mayfair Hotel is a hidden gem in Downtown offering new contemporary style and modern aesthetics built in the roaring 1920s. The hotel is minutes away from public transportation and surrounded with restaurants and shopping.

Metro Plaza Hotel TMDH http://metroplazahoteldowntownla.com, 711 N. Main St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.680.0200 Welcome to the Metro Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, an international metropolitan hotel conveniently located in the very heart of Los Angeles, the City of Angels. Our business guests have come to consider us a first-tier business hotel.

Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles TMDH

The Milner Hotel Downtown Los Angeles TMDH milner-hotels.com, 813 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.627.6981 Located near Macy’s Plaza and the Los Angeles Convention Center, and the Financial, Garment, and Jewelry Districts are all within a four-block radius.

Miyako Hotel Los Angeles TMDH

LEVEL Furnished Living

New Seoul Hotel TMDH

stayinglevel.com, 888 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.873.8400 LEVEL Furnished Living Downtown Los Angeles consists of 303 fully furnished suites/apartments that blend the comfort of residential living with the convenience of luxury hotel services and state-of-the-art amenities.

newseoulhotel.com, 2666 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90006, 213.381.5777

laac.com, 431 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.625.2211 Deluxe city club built in 1912. Luxurious rooms, extensive athletic facilities, and elegant dining.

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Ramada Wilshire Center TMDH ramada.com/hotels/california/los-angeles/ ramada-wilshire-center/hotel-overview, 3900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.736.5222 ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/los-angeles, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.743.8800 Experience The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE, located in Downtown L.A. This luxurious hotel features panoramic skyline views, relaxing spa services, and exclusive access to sports, entertainment, and world-class cuisine.

miyakoinn.com, 328 E. First St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.617.2000 Conveniently located in Little Tokyo of Downtown Los Angeles, just blocks from City Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Los Angeles Athletic Club TMDH

the.ramada.com/34093, 1901 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90006, 213.385.7141 Minutes from Downtown L.A., L.A. Convention Center, STAPLES Center, Nokia Theater, and Hollywood. Guests can stay in shape in our gym and pool. Enjoy a drink at Bar & Grill SPOT. Free Wi-Fi. Banquet space. Parking is FREE.

Millennium Biltmore Hotel TMDH

The L.A. Hotel Downtown TMDH

Line Hotel TMDH

RAMADA Los Angeles Downtown West TMDH

millenniumhotels.com/usa/ millenniumbiltmorelosangeles, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1011 The landmark Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown L.A. features more than 70,000 square feet of meeting and function space and 683 elegant guest rooms, two restaurants, afternoon tea, a cafe and bar, and fitness center.

thelahotel.com, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.617.1133 Luxury property conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Close to museums, shopping.

thelinehotel.com, 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010, 213.381.7411 The Line is a hotel collaboration by the Sydell Group with modern interiors by Sean Knibb, food and beverage by L.A.’s own Roy Choi, nightlife by Koreatown natives, Houston brothers, and a lifestyle boutique shop by Poketo.

Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC TMDH radisson.com/hotels/cafiguer, 3540 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90007, 213.748.4141 Features 240 refurnished and tastefully appointed guest rooms, centrally located to many major Southern California attractions, and 15,000 square feet of banquet facilities for any type of celebration or business function.

O Hotel Los Angeles TMDH ohotelgroup.com, 819 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.623.9904 A serene haven for the business traveler, urbanite, and out-of-towner, Orchid Hotel (O Hotel) offers 68 deluxe rooms with upgraded comforts and gracious and efficient service expected of well-tended boutique establishments.

Rodeway Inn Los Angeles Convention Center Hotel TMDH laconventioninn.com, 1904 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90006, 213.380.9393 Newly remodeled hotel in the heart of Downtown L.A. Near the Los Angeles Convention Center, STAPLES Center, and the L.A. Fashion District.

Rotex Hotel TMDH rotexhotelcondo.com, 3411 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90019, 323.734.7373

Royal Park Hotel TMDH http://royalparkla.com, 1906 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90057, 213.483.6681

Sheraton Grand Los Angeles TMDH sheratongrandlosangeles.com, 711 S. Hope St., Los Angeles 90017, 213.488.3500 Located in the new pulse of Downtown L.A.: The Bloc. From our welcoming lobby and open-air deck to our top-floor Club Lounge, every area in our hotel has been activated by our $75 million revitalization.

The Standard, Downtown LA TMDH

Omni Los Angeles Hotel TMDH

standardhotels.com/downtown-la, 550 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.892.8080 The Standard, Downtown LA is a hotel with sophistication and a sense of playfulness. With a popular rooftop pool and bar offering panoramic views of L.A., the 207-room hotel has revolutionized the concept of a business hotel.

omnilosangeles.com, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90012, 213.617.3300 Prestigious Four Diamond hotel atop Bunker Hill at California Plaza adjacent to MOCA and walking distance to The Broad and Walt Disney Concert Hall, and close proximity to the Civic Center, L.A. LIVE, and Dodger Stadium.

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Oasis Motel TMDH 2200 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90006, 213.385.4191

L.A. Tourism Marketing District Hotel


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Stay on Main Hotel TMDH

Vagabond Inn Los Angeles USC TMDH

Coral Sands Hotel TMDH

stayonmain.com, 640 S. Main St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.213.7829 Stay offers a menu approach to accommodation selection. Depending upon budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities, from private rooms with private baths to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.

vagabondinn.com/california/vagabond-inn-losangeles-at-usc.aspx, 3101 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90007, 213.746.1531

coralsands-la.com, 1730 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles 90027, 323.467.5141 Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is close to Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Dolby Theater®. Also nearby are Hollywood Bowl and TCL Chinese Theatres.

Stillwell Hotel TMDH stillwell-hotel.los-angeles-hotels-ca.com, 838 Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90017, 213.627.1151 Situated in Los Angeles, this hotel is close to Los Angeles Central Public Library, Nokia Theater, and STAPLES Center. Also nearby are Los Angeles Convention Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Super 8 Los Angeles/Alhambra TMDH super8.com/hotels/california/los-angeles/ super.8-los-angeles-alhambra/hotel-overview, 5350 S. Huntington Drive Los Angeles 90032, 323.225.2310 Serene surroundings. NBC Studios, Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, TCL Chinese Theaters, Walk of Fame, and Wax Museum are minutes away. Commerce Casino and Bicycle Club are 10 minutes away.

Super 8 Motel—Los Angeles the.super8.com/losangeles10525, 1341 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90026, 213.250.2233 Centrally located next to Dodger Stadium, Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Downtown L.A., and TCL Chinese Theatres.

Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites TMDH thebonaventure.com, 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.1000 One of the most photographed buildings in the world and widely recognized as a masterpiece in contemporary hotel design.

» Hollywood

Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn TMDH

bestwestern.com/hollywoodplazainn, 2011 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90068, 323.851.1800 Located in the heart of Hollywood, within walking distance of area attractions.

Best Western Plus Hollywood Hills Hotel TMDH bestwestern.com/hollywoodhillshotel, 6141 Franklin Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.464.5181

BLVD Hotel & Suites TMDH blvdhotels.com, 2010 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles 90068, 323.874.4300 The BLVD Hotel & Suites has the intimate appeal of a boutique hotel with California-cool characteristics. Its Highland location places you walking distance away and close proximity to many iconic Hollywood attractions.

Days Inn Hollywood TMDH daysinn.com/hotels/california/hollywood/ days-inn-hollywood-near-universal-studios/ hotel-overview, 7023 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.464.8344

Dixie Hollywood Hotel TMDH thedixiehollywood.com, 5410 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90027, 323.463.7171

Dream Hollywood Hotel TMDH dreamhotels.com, 6417 Selma Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 844.373.2649 Dream Hollywood is an ultra-luxury hotel located on the corner of Selma Avenue and Cahuenga Boulevard. The design blends hyper-chic yet comfortable 179 rooms and suites with an irresistible rooftop pool and a restaurant and lounge.

Dunes Inn Sunset TMDH dunesinnsunset.com, 5625 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028, 323.467.5171 Near Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kodak Theatre, Universal Studios Hollywood,SM TCL Chinese Theatres, Griffith Park Observatory, sporting events, Paramount Pictures, Museum Row, and Metro Rail.


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Highland Gardens Hotel TMDH

Las Palmas Hotel TMDH

Vine Inn & Suite Hollywood TMDH

highlandgardenshotel.com, 7047 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.850.0536 Situated in Hollywood, this hotel is close to TCL Chinese Theatres, Dolby Theater,® and Hollywood & Highland Center. Also nearby are Hollywood Bowl and Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1738 N. Las Palmas Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.464.9236

1133 Vine St., Los Angeles 90038, 323.466.7501 Vine Inn & Suite Hollywood is located near all of Hollywood’s best attractions. Within a half mile, you’ll find the Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theaters, the Wax Museum, Pantages Theater, and Paramount Studios.

Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/ Hollywood TMDH losangeleshollywood.hgi.com, 2005 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90068, 323.876.8600 In the heart of Hollywood near shopping, entertainment, and dining. Walking distance to Hollywood Bowl, TCL Chinese Theatres, Pantages, and El Capitan, and minutes to Universal Studios Hollywood,SM Burbank, Beverly Hills, and Downtown L.A.

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City TMDH universalcity.hilton.com, 555 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City 91608, 818.506.2500 AAA Four Diamond Award and Green Seal Gold level certified hotel steps from Universal Studios Hollywood.SM HHonors rewards, packages, and seasonal promotions. Walking distance to Universal CityWalk® shops, dining, and entertainment.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame TMDH hollywoodholidayinnexpress.com, 1921 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles 90068, 323.850.8151 Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Hollywood offers convenience in the middle of all the action. The hotel’s location is near the Hollywood Walk of Fame (less than 50 feet away) and the Hollywood Bowl.

Hollywood Hotel - The Hotel of Hollywood TMDH hollywoodhotel.net, 1160 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90029, 323.746.0448 Hollywood Hotel is “Where All the Action Begins.” Located in the entertainment capital, the vibe of this intimate hotel is cosmopolitan meets vintage Hollywood glamour. Steps away from shopping, dining, and cutting-edge culture.

Hollywood Orchid Suites orchidsuites.com, 1753 Orchid Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.874.9678 With a great location in Hollywood, this AAAapproved family hotel is an excellent value with fully equipped kitchens, secure parking garage, continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, 24-hour front desk, and heated swimming pool.

The Hollywood Roosevelt TMDH thehollywoodroosevelt.com, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.466.7000 The newly renovated Hollywood Roosevelt is located on the world-renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame. The hotel boasts various unique venues: Public Kitchen, 25 Degrees, Tropicana, Library Bar, and Spare Room Gaming Parlor.

Hollywood Travelodge TMDH hollywoodtravelodge.com, 1401 N. Vermont Ave., Hollywood 90027, 323.665.5735 The hotel is near the Red Metro Line; all Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles attractions are easily accessible.

Hotel Hollywood thehotelhollywood.com, 6364 Yucca St., Los Angeles 90028, 323.466.0524 Built in 1927, the historic boutique hotel offers 34 guest rooms and is located within walking distance of all major attractions that Hollywood offers.

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Loews Hollywood Hotel TMDH loewshotels.com/Hollywood-Hotel, 1755 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 90028, 323.856.1200 Perfectly positioned at the iconic corner of Hollywood & Highland, Loews Hollywood Hotel rises 20 floors and offers 628 guest rooms and suites. Enjoy unparalleled views of Hollywood landmarks and surrounding L.A.

Mama Shelter TMDH mamashelter.com, 6500 Selma Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.785.6666 Mama Shelter is perched six stories over the famous Hollywood Boulevard. Providing a haven with luxurious linens and complimentary amenities such as Wi-Fi and movies, as well as rooftop where you can take in the L.A. sights.

Motel 6 Hollywood TMDH motel6hollywood.com, 1738 Whitley Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.464.6006 In the heart of downtown Hollywood, this California hotel is a five-minute walk from the Famous Walk of Fame and the Hollywood/ Highland Underground. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi.

Quality Inn Hollywood TMDH qualityinn.com/hotel-hollywood-california-cab20, 1520 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles 90028 The Quality Inn in Hollywood is a corporate/ leisure-oriented hotel with spacious rooms. Free breakfast.

Redbury at Hollywood & Vine TMDH theredbury.com, 1717 Vine St., Los Angeles 90028, 323.962.1717 Situated at the iconic convergence of Hollywood and Vine, The Redbury provides a relaxed and entertaining environment. Each spacious guest suite offers a home-like atmosphere to accommodate stays of any length.

Retan Hotel TMDH rooms4youinhollywood.com, 1732 Whitley Ave., Los Angeles 90028, 323.462.9257

Saharan Motor Hotel TMDH saharanhotel.com, 7212 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90046, 323.874.6700 Located on Sunset Boulevard in the middle of Hollywood. Universal Studios HollywoodSM is just 3.8 miles away. The hotel features continental breakfast and an outdoor pool.

Sheraton Universal TMDH sheratonuniversal.com, 333 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City 91608, 818.980.1212 Enjoy the luxury of the Sheraton Universal. Be seen in the edgy lobby bar. Refresh in the pool. Re-energize at the fitness center. Complimentary trams to Universal Studios HollywoodSM and CityWalk®.

Super 8 Motel—Hollywood TMDH super8.com/hotels/california/hollywood/ super.8-hollywood-la-area/hotel-overview?hotel_ id=04224, 1536 N. Western Ave., Hollywood 90027, 323.467.3131 Rooms with a view of the Hollywood Sign and located near Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and TCL Chinese Theatres.

W Hollywood Hotel & Residences TMDH whotels.com/hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, 323.798.1300 New Hollywood Glam. In the heart of Hollywood, W Hollywood brings together the magnetic spirit of the Golden Era, infused with epic innovation, elegance, and excitement.

» Neighboring Regions

Best Western Plus Executive Inn— Rowland Heights

bestwestern.com/prop_05476, 18880 E. Gale Ave., Rowland Heights 91748, 626.810.1818 In the heart of San Gabriel Valley’s Asian community, the hotel offers a diverse range of international restaurants and outlet shopping opportunities. Thirty minutes to Disneyland and Downtown L.A. Discount LAX shuttle. Chinese speaking.

Crowne Plaza Hotel at Commerce Casino cpccla.com, 6121 E. Telegraph Rd., Commerce 90040, 323.728.3600 Close to all the exciting action you’d expect from Las Vegas! Lush gardens, water fountains, and a grand entry will impress even the most discerning traveler.

Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles—Downey losangelesdowney.embassysuites.com, 8425 Firestone Blvd., Downey 90241, 562.861.1900 All-suite, full-service hotel featuring 6,000 square feet of meeting space. Complimentary parking, breakfast, and nightly reception. Centrally located near many major attractions in the Los Angeles/Orange County area.

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village fourseasons.com/westlakevillage, Two Dole Dr., Westlake Village 91362, 818.575.3000 Named the #1 Best Hotel in Southern California by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village offers an idyllic Los Angeles retreat, just 20 minutes from the beaches of Malibu.

Hilton Garden Inn Burbank http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/index.html, 401 S. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank 91502

Hilton Garden Inn Montebello montebello.hgi.com, 801 N. Via San Clemente, Montebello 90640, 323.724.5900 Overlooking the first tee of the Montebello Country Club Golf Course, just minutes from Downtown Los Angeles and many major attractions.

Pacific Palms Resort pacificpalmsresort.com, One Industry Hills Pkwy., City of Industry 91744, 626.854.2353 Full-service IACC Certified Conference Resort central to all Southern California attractions and airports; 45,000 square feet of meeting space. On-site golf, two restaurants, luxury spa, fitness center, and hilltop guest pool.


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Queen Mary queenmary.com, 1126 Queen’s Hwy., Long Beach 90802, 877.342.0738

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center

Come face to face with a world of masterpieces

sheratonfairplex.com, 601 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona 91768, 909.622.2220

SpringHill Suites Los Angeles Burbank/Downtown marriott.com/hotels/travel/bursh-springhillsuites-los-angeles-burbank-downtown, 549 S. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank 91502, 818.524.2730 Our brand-new SpringHill Suites Hotel is a stylish escape just minutes from Downtown L.A., Universal Studios HollywoodSM, and Hollywood. It features spacious suites with free Wi-Fi, large work areas, and complimentary hot buffet breakfast.

Norton Simon Museum

» Pasadena

Hilton Pasadena

pasadena.hilton.com, 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626.577.1000 A convenient choice with its location two blocks from the Pasadena Convention Center, shops, and restaurants, and a short walk from Old Pasadena and the Playhouse District. Features 296 guest rooms and 19 banquet spaces.

The Langham Huntington Pasadena, Los Angeles langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena 91106, 626.568.3900 A Pasadena landmark since 1914, the iconic hotel captures the elegance of classic Southern California. Located on 23 acres, the hotel features award-winning dining, a luxurious spa, and 380 guest rooms, including cottages.

Norton Simon Museum 411 West Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, California 91105 626.449.6840 general information | 626.844.6980 group tours www.nortonsimon.org

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Sheraton Pasadena Hotel sheraton.com/pasadena, 303 E. Cordova St., Pasadena 91101, 626.449.4000 Adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center, steps away from Paseo Colorado and Old Town, with 311 spacious guest rooms, Club Lounge, outdoor pool, fitness center, 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms.

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Westin Pasadena westin.com/pasadena, 191 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626.792.2727 The Westin Pasadena is an upscale, Four Diamond hotel within walking distance of historic Old Town, restaurants, museums, galleries, and shopping.

» Santa Monica

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ambrosehotel.com, 1255 20th St., Santa Monica 90404, 310.315.1555 Experience the fusion of 20th-century Craftsman style balanced with elements of Asian decor, upscale tranquility, sustainability, and affordable luxury. comfortinnsantamonica.com, 2815 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica 90404, 310.828.5517

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Shutters on the Beach shuttersonthebeach.com, One Pico Blvd., Santa Monica 90405, 310.458.0030 Casual elegance of a contemporary beach house, the ambience resonates with residential charm—perfectly situated for views of the coast.

Viceroy Santa Monica

Comfort Inn Near Warner Center TMDH woodlandhillsinn.com, 20157 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills 91364, 818.347.8080

wyndhamsantamonicapier.com, 120 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.451.0676

» The Valley

Airtel Plaza Hotel & Conference Center TMDH

fairmont.com/santamonica, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica 90401, 310.576.7777 Experience the very best of Santa Monica at Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. FIG Restaurant. The Bungalow. Exhale Spa. It all happens here.

Georgian Hotel georgianhotel.com, 1415 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.395.9945 A sparkling gem along the Santa Monica coast, the Georgian Hotel is the original luxury Santa Monica lodging—an epicenter of vintage glamour and modern accommodation for the vacationer and corporate guest alike.

JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot lemerigothotel.com, 1740 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.395.9700 Located on the doorstep of one of the world’s most famous beaches, with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica lemeridiendelfina.com/en/lemeridien, 530 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica 90405, 310.399.9344 Perched four blocks above the Santa Monica shoreline, Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica offers a superior access point to the surf of Santa Monica and cities of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood. Complimentary parking.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel loewshotels.com, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.458.6700 Beachfront hotel within walking distance of the Santa Monica Pier, fine dining, and world-class shopping.

Ocean View Hotel oceanviewsantamonica.com, 1447 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.458.4888

Shore Hotel shorehotel.com, 1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401, 310.458.1515 Located on famous Ocean Avenue Shore Hotel is the first and only newly built, sustainable hotel in Santa Monica to be certified Gold with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

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choicehotels.com/california/north-hollywood/ comfort-inn-hotels/ca849, 6147 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91606, 818.769.6600

viceroysantamonica.com, 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401.2332, 310.260.7500 Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel fuses classic sophistication and contemporary chic to create a thoroughly modern and uniquely luxurious Santa Monica boutique beach hotel and resort.

Wyndham Santa Monica—At the Pier

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Comfort Inn & Suites Near Universal—North Hollywood— Burbank TMDH

airtelplaza.com, 7277 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys 91406, 818.997.7676 Upscale, full-service hotel. Oversize guest rooms and suites. Centrally located to Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Universal CityWalk® Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and the Getty Center.

Best Western Plus Carriage Inn TMDH bwcarriageinn.com, 5525 Sepulveda Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91411, 818.787.2300 Ideal L.A.-area accommodations for business trips, family vacations, or weekend getaways. The pet-friendly guest rooms at the AAA Three Diamond Best Western Plus Carriage Inn blend all of the comforts and conveniences of home.

Best Western Plus Mikado Hotel TMDH mikadohotels.com, 12600 Riverside Dr., Valley Village 91607, 818.763.9141 Best Western is a family of hotel owners and hospitality professionals from around the world in corporate offices, reservation centers, and individual hotels, all focused on delivering the best value, quality, and superior customer service.

Best Western Woodland Hills Inn TMDH bestwesterncalifornia.com/hotels/best-westernwoodland-hills-inn, 21830 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills 91364, 818.340.1000

BLVD Hotel and Spa Studio City TMDH blvdstudiocity.com, 10730 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, 818.623.9100 The BLVD Hotel and Spa has the intimate appeal of a boutique hotel with Californiacool characteristics. Each room has detailed accommodations with a slice of simplicity, creating a perfect location for both work and play.

Budget Inn of North Hills TMDH 9151 Sepulveda Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.894.4051

Comfort Inn Eagle Rock TMDH comfortinner.com, 2300 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles 90041, 323.256.1199 The Comfort Inn near Pasadena offers the most affordable rooms in the area and offers deluxe rooms with one king bed, deluxe room with two beds, and deluxe large room with two beds and one queen sofa bed; handicappedaccessible rooms are also available.

Courtyard by Marriott— Woodland Hills TMDH marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxcw-courtyardlos-angeles-woodland-hills, 21101 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills 91364, 818.999.2200 The contemporary hotel is perfect for both corporate and leisure guests is close to Warner Center with easy access to U.S. Highway 101.

Courtyard Los Angeles Sherman Oaks TMDH marriott.com/laxsf, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91403, 818.981.5400 Courtyard Los Angeles Sherman Oaks offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere and top-notch services sure to please business and leisure travelers alike with unexpected amenities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space.

Extended Stay America— Woodland Hills TMDH extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ca/los-angeles/ woodland-hills, 20205 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills 91364.2551, 818.710.1170 Welcome to Extended StayAmerica Los Angeles–Woodland Hills. Our hotel is designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully equipped kitchens and plenty of workspace...amenities you won’t find in a typical hotel room.

Extended Stay America— Northridge TMDH 19325 Londelius St., Northridge 91324, 818.734.1787

The Garland TMDH thegarland.com, 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood 91602-3759, 818.980.8000 Nestled within seven tree-shaded acres, The Garland is an urban oasis, yet close to all the action and excitement of Universal Studios Hollywood,SM Hollywood, and L.A.’s best attractions.

Good Nite Inn Sylmar TMDH goodnite.com/sylmar, 12835 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar 91342, 818.362.8899 Just outside the exciting L.A. metropolis, the Good Nite Inn Sylmar is the ideal spot for an affordable and cozy hotel near the L.A. area. Upon arriving, tall green palms wave a welcome in front of our three-story hotel.

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport TMDH losangelesburbankairportsuites.hamptoninn.com, 7501 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank 91504, 818.768.1106

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles/ Sherman Oaks TMDH losangelesvannuyssuites.hamptoninn.com, 5638 Sepulveda Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91411, 818.785.2211 This family-friendly hotel is located in the business district, where area attractions include California State University-Northridge and J. Paul Getty Museum. Regional attractions also include Universal Studios Hollywood and the Hollywood Sign.

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Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale & Executive Meeting Center glendale.hilton.com, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale 91202, 818.956.5466 AAA Four Diamond hotel. Centrally located from Burbank Airport, Downtown L.A., L.A. Zoo, Universal Studios Hollywood,SM Pasadena, and Dodger Stadium. Large pool, oversize guest rooms, and family-friendly environment.

Hilton Woodland Hills TMDH woodlandhills.hilton.com, 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills 91367, 818.595.1000 Ideally located in the west San Fernando Valley, the beautiful Hilton Woodland Hills offers 326 deluxe guest rooms and suites and more than 19,000 square feet of versatile meeting and banquet facilities.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Woodland Hills TMDH ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ woodland-hills/laxwo/hoteldetail, 22617 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills 91364, 818.222.2299

Holiday Inn Express North Hollywood TMDH http://hiexpress.com/northhollywood, 11350 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood 91601, 818.821.8031 Located just three miles away from Universal Studios HollywoodSM and Burbank Bob Hope Airport, we offer comfortable rooms with buffet breakfast and Wi-Fi Internet access included, and all rooms feature a mini refrigerator, microwave, and safe box.

Holiday Inn Express Van Nuys TMDH ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ van-nuys/laxvn/hoteldetail, 8244 Orion Ave., Van Nuys 91406, 818.989.5010 Located in the Los Angeles area, off the 405 freeway at the Roscoe Boulevard exit in Van Nuys; 20 minutes to Downtown Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Rodeo Drive with its great shopping and restaurants, UCLA, Getty Museum, Hollywood for stargazing, LAX.

Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Reseda TMDH hojoreseda.com, 7432 Reseda Blvd., Reseda 91335, 818.344.0324 Well air-conditioned/heated and also have handicap rooms available. Meeting rooms with fax facility are available for business travelers. The hotel features sauna, whirlpool, steam room, and deluxe rooms and suites.

Hometown Inn TMDH

Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel

hometowninnsnorthhills.com, 9401 Sepulveda Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.892.0751 Hometown Inn has 64 units and is one of the top lodging choices in the city of North Hills. Our goal is to deliver tremendous value by offering quality service at discount prices with our competitive daily and extended stay rates.

marriottburbankairport.com, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank 91505, 818.843.6000 Across from the Hollywood/Burbank Airport, near all L.A. attractions, close to major highways, the perfect setting for California travel. Luxurious accommodations offer great value, excellent service, ideal for business and leisure.

Hotel Amarano

Motel 6 Canoga Park TMDH

hotelamarano.com, 322 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505, 818.842.8887 Luxury Burbank hotel located in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Guests are welcomed with personalized service, elegant room accommodations, and an intimate atmosphere.

motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.aspx? num=4240, 7132 De Soto Ave., Canoga Park 91303, 818.883.6666

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Motel 6 Los Angeles— Van Nuys/Sepulveda TMDH motel6.com, 15711 Roscoe Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.894.9341

Motel 6 Van Nuys TMDH motel6.com/en/motels.ca.van-nuys.4538.html, 6909 Sepulveda Blvd., Van Nuys 91405, 818.787.5400

Oakwood Apartments TMDH oakwood.com/furnished-apartments/furnished/ us/ca/woodland-hills/prop25165.html, 22122 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills 91367, 877.902.0832 This beautifully landscaped 20-acre property is conveniently located in close proximity to multiple business centers, a wide variety of shopping choices at the Westfield Topanga mall, and an abundance of dining options throughout the Woodland Hills area.

Studio City Court Yard Hotel TMDH

Grafton on Sunset

universalstay.com, 12933 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, 818.789.6900

graftononsunset.com, 8462 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.654.4600 Unique boutique hotel on Sunset Strip with feng shui-designed rooms. A blend of South Beach and Hollywood styles.

Studio Lodge TMDH 11254 Vanowen St., North Hollywood 91605, 818.760.1194

Super 8 Canoga Park TMDH super8.com/hotels/california/canoga-park/ super.8-canoga-park/hotel-overview, 7631 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91304, 818.883.0240 Situated in Canoga Park, this motel is in the same area as California State UniversityNorthridge. Regional attractions also include the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Travel Inn TMDH 8525 Sepulveda Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.894.5721

Hollywood Historic Hotel TMDH hollywoodhistorichotel.com, 5162 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90038, 323.378.6312

London West Hollywood thelondonwesthollywood.com, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.854.1111 A luxurious all-suite hotel located in West Hollywood and adjacent to Beverly Hills. The London offers complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi daily. Amenities include an exclusive rooftop pool and bar, restaurant, gym, and screening room.

Palm Tree Inn TMDH

Travelodge Chatsworth TMDH

Mondrian

8424 Sepulveda Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.894.9261

21603 Devonshire St., Chatsworth 91311, 818.998.8888

morganshotelgroup.com, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.650.8999 Mondrian L.A. is a parallel universe of perpetual possibility. Designed by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, this luxury hotel in the heart of West Hollywood captures everything the Strip stands for: excitement, invincibility, and glamour.

Paradise Lodge TMDH

Travelodge Sylmar TMDH

20128 Roscoe Blvd., Winnetka 91306, 818.341.7200

countrysideinnsylmar.com, 14955 Roxford St., Sylmar 91342, 818.367.0141

Radisson Hotel Chatsworth TMDH

Valley Inn & Conference Center TMDH

radisson.com/chatsworth-hotel-ca.91311/usachac, 9777 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Chatsworth 91311, 818.709.7054

valleyinnhotel.com, 10621 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills 91345, 818.891.1868 Southern California is the place to go for those seeking warm sunny weather, picture-perfect coastlines, and exciting theme parks and entertainment. Host your next conference, banquet or wedding in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.

Ramada Inn Chatsworth TMDH ramada.com/hotels/california/chatsworth/ ramada-chatsworth/hotel-overview, 21340 Devonshire St., Chatsworth 91311, 818.998.5289 Ramada Chatsworth offers complimentary high-speed Internet, complimentary continental breakfast, and complimentary newspapers. It also offers free parking.

Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel TMDH slhotel.com, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City 91604, 818.769.4700

St. George Motor Inn TMDH stgeorgemotorinn.com, 19454 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana 91356, 818.345.6911 Serving our community friends and family for more than 30 years, the St. George has a relaxed family atmosphere where hospitality is king.

Star Hotel Inn TMDH starhotelinnla.com, 15485 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91403, 818.981.0500

Star Light Inn TMDH 7435 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka 91306, 323.222.4949

Staybridge Suites Chatsworth TMDH ichotelsgroup.com/staybridge/hotels/us/en/ chatsworth/cwhca/hoteldetail, 21902 Lassen St., Chatsworth 91311, 818.773.0707

Warner Center Marriott Hotel TMDH warnercentermarriott.com, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills 91367, 818.887.4800 Gracious, memorable, incomparable, imaginative, uncompromising, impressive— just a few words to describe what you receive at the Warner Center Marriott.

» West Hollywood

Andaz West Hollywood

westhollywood.andaz.com, 8401 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 323.656.1234 Located on the world-famous Sunset Strip, Andaz West Hollywood delivers an innovative hospitality experience with attentive, uncomplicated service, featuring 239 guest rooms, rooftop pool, and meeting and event spaces.

Chamberlain West Hollywood chamberlainwesthollywood.com, 1000 Westmount Dr., West Hollywood 90069, 310.657.7400 Located in West Hollywood amid the Sunset Strip, our boutique hotel offers impeccable service. Unique ambience and convenient location makes it an ideal choice for a long visit or a short-L.A. getaway for business and leisure.

Studio 6 Van Nuys TMDH

Chateau Marmont TMDH

staystudio6.com/reservations/motel_detail.aspx? num=5035, 13561 Sherman Way, Van Nuys 91405, 818.780.0558 Stay at this Van Nuys aparthotel within the area of Universal Studios HollywoodSM and Warner Bros. Studios.

chateaumarmont.com, 8221 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90046, 323.656.1010

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Elan Hotel Los Angeles elanhotel.com, 8435 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 866.203.2212 The Elan Hotel is a 49-room boutique hotel situated at the cutting edge of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, ideally located for both the leisure and business traveler.

Petit Ermitage petitermitage.com, 8822 Cynthia St., West Hollywood 90069, 310.854.1114 Intimately situated in a private neighborhood, Petit Ermitage fashions a blend of antique, oriental carpets and hardwood floors to create the feel of an exclusive French Bohemian manor.

Ramada Plaza Hotel & Suites— West Hollywood ramadaweho.com, 8585 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, 310.652.6400 Recipient of Ramada’s President Award. Conveniently located on Historic Route 66, adjacent to Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and L.A. Minutes to Universal Studios HollywoodSM, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, and The Grove.

» Westside

Azul Inn West Los Angeles TMDH azulinnwestlosangeles.com, 10740 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90025, 310.474.4576 The Azul Inn West Los Angeles offers complimentary extended continental breakfast and convenient, comfortable, and affordable accommodations, making the Azul Inn West Los Angeles the ideal choice when visiting Los Angeles.

Best Western Royal Palace Inn & Suites TMDH bestwesternroyalpalace.com, 2528 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.477.9066 Located just eight miles north of Los Angeles International Airport, offering you a great central location for your trip to Los Angeles.

Beverly Hills Marriott TMDH mybeverlyhillshotel.com, 1150 S. Beverly Dr., Los Angeles 90035, 310.553.6561 Easy walk to Rodeo Drive, Century City, and Wilshire business district. Rooms offer city view.


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Beverly Hills Plaza Hotel TMDH

Claremont Hotel TMDH

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel TMDH

beverlyhillsplazahotel.com, 10300 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90024, 310.275.5575 All-suites hotel featuring modern European decor overlooking a garden oasis.

claremonthotel.net, 1044 Triverton Ave., Los Angeles 90024, 310.208.5957

Beverly Inn

marriott.com/laxce, 10320 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.556.2777 Newly renovated, walking distance to the center of Century City, one mile to Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive, three miles to UCLA in Westwood, and six miles to Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade.

farmersdaughterhotel.com, 115 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles 90036, 323.937.3930 An L.A. icon is reborn as a unique boutique location. Country inn styling, but modern service and amenities. Free high-speed Internet access, and valet parking.

beverlyinn.com, 7701 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.931.8108 Across from CBS Studios (for The Price Is Right tapings), tourist areas, and central to major attractions.

Beverly Laurel Motor Hotel TMDH http://beverly-laurel.hotel-rn.com/?lbl=ggl, 8018 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 323.651.2441

Bevonshire Lodge Motel bevonshire.com, 7575 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90036, 323.936.6154 Designed for the budget traveler with convenient access to many of the major tourist locations in the greater Los Angeles area.

The Century Park Hotel centuryparkla.com, 10330 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90064, 310.553.1000 Stay at a tastefully appointed boutique hotel in West L.A. Central to your favorite Los Angeles attractions. Each of our boutique hotel rooms greets you with warmth and clean, modern flair.

Courtyard by Marriott Century City Beverly Hills TMDH

Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxcv-courtyardlos-angeles-westside, 6333 Bristol Pkwy., Culver City 90230, 310.484.7000 Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside reflects the trendy and contemporary L.A. lifestyle. Hotel can accommodate groups/ meetings featuring more than 10,000 square feet of event space and 260 guest rooms.

Four Points by Sheraton, Los Angeles Westside fourpoints.com/culvercity, 5990 Green Valley Cir., Culver City 90230, 310.981.8006 Newly renovated, 199-room, full-service hotel located in Culver City’s thriving business district.

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills TMDH fourseasons.com/losangeles, 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles 90048, 310.273.2222 Enjoy the intimate residential feel; relax on the lushly landscaped pool terrace or in the acclaimed spa. Centrally located in a residential neighborhood between Robertson Boulevard and Rodeo Drive shopping.

DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles-Westside http://doubletree1.hilton.com, 6161 W. Centinela Ave., Culver City 90230, 310.649.1776 DoubleTree by Hilton L.A. Westside features a great location minutes from Playa Vista. Hotel features 375 spacious guest rooms and suites with Wi-Fi access, a restaurant and lounge, fitness room, and 20,000 square feet of meeting space.

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Holiday Inn Express West Los Angeles TMDH

Residence Inn by Marriott Beverly Hills TMDH

hiewestla.com, 11250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90025, 310.478.1400 A delightful courtyard facility located near Westwood, UCLA, Century City, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica Beach.

beverlyhillsresidenceinn.com, 1177 S. Beverly Dr., Los Angeles 90035, 310.228.4100 Our 186 suites offer separate living and sleeping areas. Studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites. Complimentary breakfast each morning and an evening social hour Monday through Thursday available for all guests.

Hotel Angeleno TMDH hotelangeleno.com, 170 N. Church Ln., Los Angeles 90049, 310.476.6411 Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, centrally located to many Southern California attractions, this 17-story facility has just completed a multimillion-dollar renovation.

Hotel Bel-Air, Dorchester Collection TMDH

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dorchestercollection.com/en/los-angeles/ hotel-bel-air, 701 Stone Canyon Rd., Los Angeles 90077, 310.887.2592 Nestled on 12 acres in the Bel-Air Estates neighborhood of Los Angeles, the iconic Hotel Bel-Air is one of the most beautiful, romantic, and exclusive hotels in the world.

Hotel Palomar Los Angeles— Beverly Hills TMDH hotelpalomar-beverlyhills.com, 10740 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90024, 310.475.8711 Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Los Angeles sets “Art in Motion” by fusing modern Hollywood glamour with artistry in film, fashion, design, fine art, and architecture. With our unparalleled service, consider your stay a masterpiece.

Hotel Wilshire TMDH

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W Los Angeles– West Beverly Hills TMDH starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/overview/ index.html?propertyID=97518, 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles 90024, 310.208.8765 Contemporary all-suite hotel featuring oneand two-bedroom suites and office suites.

LONG/SHORT TERM RENTALS

InterContinental Los Angeles Century City TMDH

catalinavacations.com/rentals/?nck=8448572733, 119 Summer Ave., Ste. B, Avalon 90704, 844.857.2733

Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel TMDH luxehotels.com/sunset, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90049, 310.476.6571

Mr. C Hotel TMDH

Orlando Hotel TMDH

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sofitellosangeles.com, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.278.5444 Nestled between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, the hotel offers its guests a celebration of the finest in metropolitan living.

» Beach Cities/LAX

mrchotels.com, 1224 S. Beverwil Dr., Los Angeles 90035, 310.277.2800 Mr. C Beverly Hills is 20 minutes from LAX Airport. Minutes from our door in Beverly Hills, you’ll find Rodeo Drive, the Sunset Strip, Museum Row, Melrose Avenue, the Hollywood Bowl, and Universal Studios HollywoodSM.

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Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills TMDH

hotelwilshire.com, 6317 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 323.852.6000 Stylish 74-room boutique hotel using sustainable resources to achieve LEED certification. Features a rooftop restaurant/ lounge, swimming pool, boardroom, with contemporary accommodations and a Penthouse Suite.

intercontinentallosangeles.com, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067, 310.284.6500 The landmark hotel features 363 spacious and stylish guest rooms, including 178 suites, all of which offer panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills, downtown Los Angeles, and the vast Pacific Ocean coastline.

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SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills TMDH slshotels.com/beverlyhills, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90048, 310.247.0400 Located in the heart of L.A.’s vibrant landscape, SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills offers a luxurious and sophisticated hospitality experience where life is an imaginative fete extraordinaire, rich on pleasure and comfort.

theorlando.com, 8384 W. Third St., Los Angeles 90048, 323.658.6600 The Orlando Hotel is a boutique hotel in Mid-City Los Angeles between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. With a number of entertainment options within walking distance, guests will enjoy exploring one of L.A.’s friendliest locales.

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» Beverly Hills

AKA Beverly Hills

stayaka.com, 155 N. Crescent Dr., Beverly Hills 90210, 310.385.1924 AKA balances the style and hospitality of an intimate hotel with the space and comfort of a fully appointed luxury condominium. Created for long-stay comfort and value.

» Downtown/L.A. Metro

Jonathan Club TMDH

jc.org, 545 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90071, 213.624.0881

LEVEL Furnished Living stayinglevel.com, 888 S. Olive St., Los Angeles 90014, 213.873.8400 LEVEL Furnished Living Downtown Los Angeles consists of 303 fully furnished suites/apartments that blend the comfort of residential living with the convenience of luxury hotel services and state-of-the-art amenities.

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Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. LIVE TMDH

» West Hollywood

marriott.com/laxri, 901 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015, 213.443.9200 Book studios or one- or two-bedroom suites with kitchens across from L.A. LIVE entertainment district. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, on-site pool, and convenience to Downtown L.A. and Hollywood-area attractions and nightlife. Pets welcome.

losangelesguestsuites.com, 8711 Sherwood Dr., West Hollywood 90069, 310.289.0220 Offering short-term apartments and home rentals for vacation and corporate clients. Stay for one night, one month, or one year. Located in the Los Angeles Metro Area, providing a comfortable alternative to hotels.

Synergy Corporate Housing synergyhousing.com, 445 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 2305, Los Angeles 90071, 213.225.8870

» Hollywood Diamond Cities

diamondcities.com, 1724 El Cerrito Pl., Los Angeles 90028, 310.490.6665 Diamond Cities provides stylish, short-term, fully furnished apartments in Hollywood and Beverly Hills at an affordable rate. Our properties are located within walking distance to the best destinations.

Oakwood Apartments Toluca Hills TMDH 3600 Barham Blvd., Los Angeles 90068, 310.478.1021

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» Westside

Hotel Residences

hotelresidences.com, P.O. Box 24667, Los Angeles 90024, 888.777.9788 Full-service Extended Stay Hotels offering corporate, student, and relocation solutions; corporate and other group events; as well as leisure travel accommodations.

Oakwood Worldwide oakwoodworldwide.com, 2222 Corinth Ave., Los Angeles 90064, 800.773.1500 Oakwood Worldwide is the leading provider of corporate housing. They provide furnished housing needs for organizations and individuals for extended or short-term stays. Earn Marriott Rewards points with their ExecuStay brand.

» The Valley

Econo Motor Inn of North Hills TMDH

8647 Sepulveda Blvd., North Hills 91343, 818.893.3776

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Plaza la Reina plazalareina.com, 10850 Lindbrook Dr., Los Angeles 90024, 310.824.3000 Plaza la Reina is a 44-unit luxury property catering to short-term and extended stays for corporate and leisure guests, located in the heart of Westwood. Guests enjoy private balconies, stocked kitchens, in-suite laundry, and furnishings.

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UCLA Conference Services

conferences.ucla.edu, 330 De Neve Dr., Ste. L-16, Los Angeles 90095, 310.825.5305 Prestigious, beautiful, 430-acre campus setting in Southern California. Variety of affordable and appealing accommodations, hotel-quality meeting rooms, nationally acclaimed dining program, and professional on-site catering.

UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center luskinconferencecenter.ucla.edu, 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095, 855.522.8252 Stay in the heart of the UCLA campus, minutes away from Beverly Hills, world-famous cultural and entertainment spots, and sunsoaked beaches. Deluxe accommodations. Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. See website for booking eligibility requirements.

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