The huge basin of the Southland holds all sorts of great things to do. People come in droves for Disneyland
, as well as amusement parks like Six Flags
and Knott's Berry Farm
and theme parks like Universal CityWalk
. ( Movie studio tours
are popular as well).
The Griffith Observatory
is a great Art Deco
building with expansive views. The surrounding Griffith Park area
holds many hikes and excursions as well.
boasts the fabulous library and the expansive gardens. Other good Los Angeles gardens include the Los Angeles County Arboretum
, the Descanso Gardens
, and more
and the Venice Beach Walk
stand in here for the beach culture that is associated with Los Angeles. There are so many beaches
to check out if you are eager to get your toes in the sand! The bike path that passes through Venice (where you have to slow down for the crowds) goes from Santa Monica all the way down to the edge of the Palos Verdes peninsula.
These destinations are only the tip of the iceberg as the Los Angeles basin has so much to offer in terms of cultural and geographic highlights.
1200 Getty Center Drive
2800 E. Observatory Rd
In Griffith Park, at the end of Vermont Ave
Panoramic Views & Planetarium Shows... read more
1151 Oxford Rd
6342 Mulholland Highway
Great people watching, funky stores, and the beach!... read more
6925 Hollywood Blvd
Between Highland and La Brea Aves
100 Universal City Plaza
6333 W. 3rd St
At Fairfax Ave, Hollywood
Great food stalls/outdoor shopping extravaganza...
Rodeo Drive & Santa Monica Boulevard