Los Angeles, California
Welcome to Los Angeles, California
Officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A. The city is famous as the home of Hollywood and it’s also the home of stars. It is the most populous city in the state of California and the second-most populous city in the United States. Also, Los Angeles has the only remaining wooden lighthouse in the state.
WHERE IS LOS ANGELES ?
The city is located along the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the south of the State of California. The area is surrounded by the San Gabriel Mountain range and divided by the Santa Monica Mountains. Area Rivers include the Los Angeles, Rio Hondo, San Gabriel, and Santa Clara rivers.
WHAT TO SEE IN LOS ANGELES ?
I already said that L.A. is the home of Hollywood. The city’s Hollywood neighborhood has become recognized as the center of the motion picture industry.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed stars embedded in the sidewalks.
Beverly Hills is known worldwide as a premier destination for luxury.
Universal Studios Hollywood is a place for the whole family.
Also you should visit the Griffith Observatory, the Griffith Observatory’s grounds, exhibits, and telescopes are available free to the public each day the building is open.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center, it is a retired orbiter from NASA‘s Space Shuttle program.
The USS Iowa Museum is a maritime museum. The museum’s main artifact is the USS Iowa (BB-61), lead ship of the Iowa class of battleships.
Air Force One at the Ronald Regan Library.The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs is the presidential library and final resting place of Ronald Wilson Reagan. A 90,000-square-foot exhibit hangar serves as the setting for the permanent display of the Boeing 707 aircraft utilized as Air Force One during Reagan’s administration.
DO YOU LIKE ART ?
There are 841 museums and art galleries in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles has more museums and theatres than any other city in the U.S. Some of the notable museums are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (the largest art museum in the Western United States), the Getty Center, the Battleship Iowa, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. A significant number of art galleries are located on Gallery Row.
DO YOU LIKE SHOPPING ?
From the high fashion shops to the chic boutiques, Los Angeles offers shopping for every style. Throughout L.A., visitors will find shopping neighborhoods, museum gift shops and other small shops.
Top shopping enclaves include Rodeo Drive, Beverly Center, Hollywood & Highland, Americana at Brand in Glendale, Westfield Century City, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place The Grove, the Fashion District in Downtown L.A., Robertson Boulevard, Melrose Avenue, and The Citadel Outlets.
Do you like night outs ?
L.A. has the night life created for every taste. First, the popular Hard Rock Cafe, we all have heard about it. Than a lot of clubs, like; LA Epic Club, Hollywood Club, Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge, Mondrian’s Skybar, High Rooftop Lounge, Standard Downtown, and much much more.
DO YOU LIKE NATURE ?
L.A. has many parks to offer. The most popular are; The Griffith Park, the largest city park in the country. Runyon Canyon also offers great space for visitors to hike, bike and walk.
WHAT TO EAT IN ?
Some of best food in L.A. ; Always Burrito, Crispy rice salad, Chianina Steak, Fruit from any roadside stand, Short rib, Chicharron Quesadilla, Hoecake, Smoked Fish Platter, French Dip, Ice Cream Sandwich, and more.
LA is always ready for exploring, and that’s the great thing about this city: there are so many things to do and see, but in the end you will always have something that is worth comming back to L.A.