Los Angeles has so much to offer and it is packed full of things to do to suit everyone! From exciting theme parks and movie lot tours to enjoying some art exhibits and realxing at the beach, the city of LA is full of possibility and choice.
LA has many distinct neighborhoods all of which are extremely famous. Hollywood is a mecca for impersonators, artists and hundreds of tourists. Explore famous theatres, follow in the footsteps of some of the worlds biggest stars along the Hollywood Walk of Fame or simply people watch from one of the many cafes and eateries located in the area. Hollywood is a very lively area and is a great place to stay if you are looking to be in the centre of the lively LA scene.
Beverly Hills is the exclusive high end area of LA. Million dollar homes, palm trees and the world famous Rodeo Drive all make up this area. Stroll around Beverly Park, take in the shops on Rodeo Drive or have a juice in one of the dozens of juice bars while you celeb watch. This area is truly stunning and it prides itself on being the cleanest district of LA. Beverly Hills is the perfect base for those seeking luxury or those on a honeymoon.
Santa Monica, the beach district of LA gives you the perfect Southern California experience. With it’s sandy beach, laid back vibe and large Santa Monica pier it’s a great base if you want to experience laid back LA!
While in LA, we recommend taking one of the many hop on / hop off bus tours to help you find your feet in the city! They are a great way to get around and see all that LA has to offer!
Many offer All Loop options meaning that you can bundle the bus tours and explore several areas of the city on your ticket. The city also has many tours that will take you into the world of celebrities as you tour LA and look at the many celebrity mansion homes!
No trip to LA is complete without a trip to the amazing Universal Studios Hollywood! This movie lot come theme park will take you right into the heart of movie and film. The only way to enjoy this attraction is on the VIP Experience. This private tour ticket will open your eyes up to many world famous TV and movie sets including Wisteria Lane from Desperate Housewives, Bates Motel from Psycho and many more. You also have the opportunity to explore the world’s largest prop house and get loads of insider facts along the way! As part of the ticket, you can also take in and enjoy the rides in the theme park areas of the park. Lights, camera, ACTION! A day in Universal Hollywood is a must while in LA!
LA is known for it’s amazing weather so make sure that a trip out to one of it’s many beaches is on your bucket list! Enjoy art galleries, beautiful piers, food and more in the beach districts of LA. LA boasts 75 miles of sunny coastline so why not why not rent a bike, fit in with the locals and cycle alongside one of the many beaches.
LA has many world famous galleries showcasing the best of cinematic history, art and culture. It is a mecca for those who enjoy museums and galleries. We recommend visiting The Paley Center for Media located in Beverly Hills. This center documents the creative and social significance of TV and radio across the years. It is home to many exhibitions throughout the year and is worth a visit on your stroll around Beverly Hills.
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Universal Studios has made three exciting announcements that will excite fans. From the spooky haunted house return of “Stranger Things” at Halloween Horror Nights to the upcoming construction of a Fast & Furious-themed roller coaster and the newly revealed Villain-Con Minion Blast from Illumination, there’s plenty of excitement in store for visitors. “Stranger Things” House… Continue reading Stranger Things, Fast & Furious and Minions: Exciting Universal Studios Announcements
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