USA Holiday Destination
A City of Star Attractions! Los Angeles is a city of incredible energy spread out among its many neighbourhoods. L.A. is America’s Dream Factory and the creating of that fantasy rubs off on the citizens who actually live here. Take the base of the American spirit that anything is possible, add in the belief that life is like a movie, and add lots of sunshine – you can reinvent yourself and anything really is possible. No matter your nationality, you too can travel halfway around the world to win an Oscar, live and shop in Beverly Hills, dine in the best Los Angeles restaurants, or come penniless from a small Austrian village and become governor.
Areas of Interest
Los Angeles - The City of Angels - has so much to offer everyone - fabulous beaches, some of the worlds most famous shops, variety of restaurants, lively bars, Universal Studios, Hollywood and not to forget Disney Land to name but a few - this city has something for everyone! Why not cruise down the world famous Sunset Strip, which will take you straight to Beverly Hills where the stars shop on the exclusive Rodeo Drive in boutiques like Chanel, Versace and Gucci. Manns Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a must for any Irish visitors - this is your chance to measure your footprints and hand prints with many famous movies legends!!!
If there is one attraction that you shouldn’t miss while visiting Los Angeles, this is definitely the famous Hollywood Sign. The Hollywood Sign it is more than just nine white letters spelling out a city’s name. It’s one of the world’s most evocative symbols- a universal metaphor for ambition, success and glamour. Also, spare some time to visit Hollywood Blvd and Highland Avenue. There you will find most of the most famous Hollywood tourist attractions such as hand/footprints in the cement courtyard of the Chinese Theatre, the Kodak Theatre, Hollywood and Highland entertainment complex, Madame Tussaud's and more.
Furthermore, visit Los Angeles downtown and its famous Chinatown, Downtown Shopping, Museums, Bunker Hill / Angels Walk, Performing Arts Centre of Los Angeles, Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica has 3.5 miles of well-maintained California beach locations and enjoys on average 340 days of sunshine a year plus a nearly constant gentle ocean breeze. Cycling, swimming, surfing, fishing, biking, movie shoots, beach volleyball games, and the finest of people-watching all happen here, and it's no wonder.
Exciting News - Los Angeles
Six Flags Magic Mountain Launches the World's Fastest Looping Rollercoaster
Full Throttle set to open in summer 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Los Angeles, will be the world's tallest and fastest looping rollercoaster. It will also be a 'launch coaster' where passengers will travel over the three loops at speeds of 70mph. After being launched over two smaller loops, passengers will then enter a pitch-black tunnel, and after a brief pause will be propelled over the final, 48-metre high record-breaking loop. Six Flags Magic Mountain is the perfect park for the ultimate thrill seeker.
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Golden Globes Awards – 12th January 2014
The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. Run since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the awards are a major part of the film industry's "awards season" which ends each year with the Oscars and Screen Actors Guild Awards. The Golden Globes has grown to one of the highest honors for actors and actresses.
Academy Awards – 2nd March 2014
An Academy Award, also known as an Oscar, is an accolade bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers.
FRED 62: This 24-Hour Retro Diner gem is hidden away in Silverlake, a couple blocks north of Sunset on Vermont. Stylized ambience and service accompanied by a soundtrack that seamlessly ties all the charm and cool together. A local favorite that just about defines Diner chic. Food is simple but extremely satisfying with great twists on old classics.
COUNTYS RUBY DINER: Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy a variety of delicious breakfasts, sandwiches, dinner specialties, thick shakes, and don't forget, their award-winning RubyBurgers! Call for the location nearest you. 800/HEY-RUBY www.rubys.com Wheelchair Access
San Antonia Winery: L.As only producing winery, restaurant. Landmark open 7 days. Tours, tasting, restaurant, gift shop. Italian, Californian cuisine. Banquet facilities, special events. 737 Lamar St. 90031 323/223-1401 Fax: 323/221-7261 www.sanantoniowinery.com Wheelchair Access
No trip to L.A would be complete without a great day-out shopping in some of the most exclusive malls or shops throughout the City of Angels. Some of the major shopping areas are located along Rodeo Drive, right in the centre of Beverly Hills, or the Beverly Hills Westwood Shopping Mall, or the beautiful shops and boutiques along Wilshire Boulevard, not to mention all the great shops along 3rd Street in Santa Monica.
Weather in Los Angeles
Sunny and warm weather all year round!!
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