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Greater Los Angeles

 

 Greater Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city famed as the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Not far from its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theater displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes. 

Amusement Parks & Aquariums:

Disneyland www.disneyland.disney.go.com

Knott’s Berry Farm www.knotts.com

Long Beach Aquarium www.aquariumofpacific.org

Queen Mary www.queenmary.com

Universal Studios Hollywood www.universalstudioshollywood.com

 

Beaches:

Huntington Beach https://www.surfcityusa.com/things-to-do/beaches/

Marina Del Rey http://www.visitmarinadelrey.com/things-to-do/beaches-and-parks/      

Santa Monica http://www.santamonica.com/things-to-do/santa-monica-beach/  

Venice www.venicebeach.com          

 

 

Landmarks:

Dodger Stadium http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/ballpark/

Hollywood Walk of Fame www.walkoffame.com     

LA Live & Staples Center www.lalive.com    

TCL Chinese Theater www.tclchinesetheatres.com  

Union Station http://www.greatamericanstations.com/Stations/LAX          

Walt Disney Concert Hall http://www.laphil.com/

 

Movie Studios & Tours:

CBS Television City www.cbstelevisioncity.com        

Walt Disney Studios www.waltdisneystudios.com    

Paramount Studios www.paramountstudiotour.com

Sony Picture Studios http://www.sonypicturesstudiostours.com/     

Warner Bros Studios https://www.wbstudiotour.com/

 

 

Museums:

California Science Center www.californiasciencecenter.org

Battleship USS Iowa www.pacificbattleship.com      

Griffith Park & Observatory www.laparks.org/dos/parks/griffithPK/griffith.htm

La Brea Tar Pits www.tarpits.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) www.lacma.org

Natural History Museum www.nhm.org

Skirball Cultural Center www.skirball.org     

The Getty Center www.getty.edu/museum