Best Tourist Attractions in los Angeles

From Hollywood's star power to sun-kissed beaches, Southern California's Los Angeles metropolis is known for its mild weather, an array of experiences, and celebrity culture. Visitors of Los Angeles who gaze beyond Hollywood's bright lights discover an increasingly multidimensional haven, a city presenting an incredible variety of dining scenes, an abundance of outdoor opportunities like horseback riding, surfing, and hiking, and historic architectural landmarks which include the Griffith Observatory. Whether you are seeking the opportunities to spot celebrities in Beverly Hills or drawn to the nearby amusement parks and beaches, the City of Angels will not fail to offer you the best of the best.


 

Sunset Strip

9040 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069

Sunset Boulevard's legendary 1.5-mile stretch in West Hollywood widely known as the Sunset Strip expands west to east from Hollywood to Beverly Hills, laid back to back with music venues studded by celebrities dating back to the rock and roll's heyday, the area is also jammed with boutiques, cocktail bars, comedy clubs, restaurants, and hotels with the stellar panorama of the surrounding city. The Sunset Strip is often featured on just about every Los Angeles and Hollywood sightseeing tour. There are open-top buses that travel along the strip going to celebrity homes and film journey insiders that offer tours of close by popular film locations.


 

Hollywood Sign

Mount Lee Drive, Hollywood, 90027
Open 24hrs daily

One of the most distinguishing icons of Los Angeles, the popular Hollywood Sign boldly stands on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills with a view of its symbolized movie industry of California and the city of Los Angeles. This landmark of L.A. first appeared in 1923 on the hillside perch functioning as a real-estate development's advertising gimmick for Hollywoodland. Each of the sign's letters stands 15 meters or 50 feet tall and is made out of white-painted sheet metal. Hollywood Sign's best view is from down below, at the Bronson Avenue and Sunset Boulevard's corner. Other viewing areas include the Beachwood Drive's top, the Griffith Observatory, and the Hollywood and Highland Center.


 

Griffith Park

4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Open daily

One of North America's largest city parks, Griffith Park covers an expansive 4,310 acres. The park serves as an oasis in Los Angeles' urban sprawl and this green space indulges visitors of all ages. Attractions at Griffith Park include the Griffith Observatory, the famous Hollywood sign, and the Los Angeles City Zoo. Visitors can tour the area on two-wheel since they offer rental bicycles, join a horseback ride or guided hike up to the Hollywood sign, or check out the multitude of hiking trails, tennis courts, golf courses, and museums.


 

Rodeo Drive

Wilshire Blvd & Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Rodeo Drive, one of the world's most popular shopping districts, attracts an affluent label lovers crowd who utilize their credit cards at designer clothing and shops like Gucci, Prada, Tiffany, and Louis Vuitton. Between the luxury cars, swaying palm trees, and elegant storefront, Rodeo Drive is a movie scene in Hollywood come to life. Numerous sightseeing tours in Los Angeles include a drive-by or stop in Rodeo Drive, especially those that center on movie stars and Hollywood.


 

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hollywood Blvd & Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hollywood Walk of Fame, apart from the countless stars dotting the gleaming black sidewalk, is a daily public thoroughfare that goes by some other best sights. With over 2,600 brass stars covering 18 city blocks, this famous tourist attraction features celebrity names in mini monuments. Check if you can spot the celebrities or stars of your favorite live theater, TV shows, motion pictures, and more.