Los Angeles is one of the most spread out major cities in the world with endless sites and destinations to see. Los Angeles offers a wide variety of cultures and landscapes from its downtown to Hollywood to Santa Monica. Los Angeles is at the top of many tourists lists as a city they want to see due to its frequency of appearance in many movies. In order to get the most out of your stay in Los Angeles it is important to plan out the destinations you want to visit. Below is a list of the top five places to visit.
Hollywood is world famous and the neighborhood is worth a visit. Also, no Los Angeles vacation is complete without a photo of the famous Hollywood sign. Unfortunately, you cannot actually legally walk to the sign, but there are a few good spots for photo ops.
Hollywood boulevard is a long stretch of road where you can encounter the famous stars walk of fame. There are also many interesting shops and stores located on Hollywood boulevard.
La Brea Tar Pits
The La Brea Tar Pits is a park which showcases active tar pits in the middle of the city. There is also a museum which shows some of the fossils of dinosaurs and other animals that had been preserved by the tar pits.
Taking a day to explore Santa Monica is a great way to get the feel of a southern California beach town. Taking a walk on the pier is a must do as well while visiting Santa Monica.
The Getty Center
The Getty Center is a museum which has a large collection of artwork. The architecture of the museum is worth seeing in and of itself. There is also a viewing deck where you can see almost all of the neighborhoods of Los Angeles from the hill the museum rests on.