Greetings From LaLa Land: Los Angeles Landmarks Not To Miss
The most popular Los Angeles attractions make visiting California worth the trip. Besides the beautiful California weather and delicious cuisine, Los Angeles offers something for people of all ages. Sporting events, beaches and an impressive cultural scene are just a few of the attractions you will want to check out during your stay in L.A.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
This Los Angeles attraction is one of a kind. There are more than 2,400 stars to look for on the famous sidewalks that make up the “Walk of Fame.” Each star bears the name of a different T.V. star, movie star, singer or other famous entertainer. The walk spans 1.3 miles so it is easily coverable in an hour or two. Hollywood Walk of Fame: 6100 Hollywood Blvd. and 1600 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA.
Universal Studios Hollywood
If you enjoy watching movies, taking the famous “Backlot Tour” at Universal Studios will be an eye-opening experience. Universal is home to many popular movies from the past including “Jaws,” “Jurassic Park,” and the more recent “Inglourious Basterds.” Plan on spending at least a day at this attraction, since there are many rides and events to check out. Universal Studios: 100 Universal City Plaza, Los Angeles, CA.
There are many Chinatowns worldwide, but only one Chinatown L.A. This is the home of the 1974 Oscar-winning movie of the same name starring Jack Nicholson. Sample the amazing cuisine during your visit and hit the multitude of stores and shops that Chinatown has to offer. Chinatown: N. Broadway and Ord Sts., Los Angeles CA.
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
The Tar Pits are pools of oil that has seeped to the surface, and are a U.S. natural landmark. Spend a few hours at the Page Museum and see the Tar Pits up close and personal. There are many fossilized relics from the Tar Pits that are available to learn about at the museum. Page Museum | La Brea Tar Pits: 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.
This famous California attraction is where to go for concerts when you are visiting Los Angeles. The Hollywood Bowl opened for business in 1922, and has housed some of the most famous musical acts in history including The Beatles and The Beach Boys. Check the upcoming schedule to see who is playing at the Bowl while you are in L.A. Hollywood Bowl: 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA.