The Getty CenterAttractions » Historic Landmarks1200 Getty Center Dr, 90049
The Getty Center in Los Angeles is funded by a trust granted by billionaire oil tycoon, J. Paul Getty. The center is home to serene gardens, visiting art exhibitions from European collections, and the Research Library located inside the Getty Research Institute. Visitors may attend free concerts, film expos, art galleries, and enjoy sweeping views over the city of Los Angeles. The Getty Center in Los Angeles is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive. Visitors must access through the main gate on N. Sepulveda Boulevard and general admission is always free. The Getty Center parking fee is $15. In addition, guests may utilize public transportation to this attraction via the L.A. Metro Rapid Line 781 which provides a convenient stop at The Getty Center's main gate. The Getty Center is opened 10:00 a.m.ï¿½5:30 p.m on Tuesdays through Sundays and is closed on most major holidays.
Universal Studios HollywoodAttractions » Parks & Nature100 Universal City Plaza, 91608View siteUniversal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California is a theme park based on the hottest TV shows and movies ever created. Some of the best attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood are the Transformers 3D Ride, King Kong 360 3D, The Revenge of the Mummy Ride, The Jurassic Park Ride and The Adventures of Curious George. Other hot attractions are the House of Horrors, The Blues Brothers, the Special Effects Stage and Universalï¿½s Animal Actors. Here you can even watch movies in their studios that give you the sensation that you are in the movies you are viewing yourself because they come to life right before your eyes in a completely new way that you typically do not receive from being in IMAX theaters. Universal Studios Hollywood is definitely a place to visit if you are a movie or TV lover looking for some thrills of a lifetime.
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar PitsAttractions » Historic Landmarks5801 Wilshire Blvd, 90036The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits is a segment of the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum located on Wilshire Boulevard. Constructed in 1975, the museum offers a way for visitors to learn about scientistï¿½s discoveries in the tar pits. These discoveries include prehistoric animals and even the remains of one human. The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits features exhibits about the history of Hancock Parkï¿½s 23 acres. In addition to taking a self-guided tour, visitors will watch a live show featuring none other than a saber-toothed cat. Guests may take free guided tours of the museum twice on weekdays and three times on weekends. Admission is free on the first Tuesday of most months, but general admission costs 12 dollars.
Griffith ObservatoryAttractions » Entertainment2800 E Observatory Rd, 90027View siteThe Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles CA is free to everyone and is open Wednesday to Sunday. Their mission is ï¿½to inspire everyone to observe, ponder, and understand the skyï¿½ and they help people do that by offering things like free public telescopes whenever the sky is clear and showcasing exhibits like the Ahmanson Hall of the Sky which features one of the largest solar telescopes in the US. They also host free monthly public star parties where families can try out different types of telescopes and learn from other amateur astronomers. Another interesting free public program is called All Space Considered. This event is held in the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon and it features the curators discussing and explaining all the news that is news in modern astronomy. They have recently covered such topics as the Mayan prophecy on the end of the world and the exploration of Mars.
IRIS by Cirque du SoleilAttractions » Theaters, Shows & Events6801 Hollywood BlvdView siteThe IRIS by Cirque du Soleil is located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA. The Dolby Theatre opened its doors in 2001, and its known across the world as the home for the Academy awards. This is a must for anyone but especially for the art lovers. A weekeday matinee for category 4 is $43, Saturday and evening matinee are $43. If you would like to be seated in category 3 weekly matinee is $68 and weekend matinee is $78. Category 2 weekly matinee is $93 and for the weekend is $103. Category 1 weekly matinee is $123 and weekend is $133. If you want the best seats in the house for weekly matinee is $253 and for weekend matinee is $253. Its recommended that the shows will be appropriate for children ages 5 years old, and children 2 years and older must have a ticket. They also offer hotel and restaurant packages.
Hollywood SignAttractions » Historic Landmarks6342 Mulholland HighwayView siteKnown all over the world, The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles is a fun artifact to check out. Visitors from all over love to flock to take their picture in front of the sign. Originally, erected to advertise a new housing project called Hollywoodland, the sign quickly gained in popularity. Luckily, with public pressure and donations, the sign ended up staying much longer as we all know. The sign sits atop Mount Lee and can be accessed via the Mulholland Highway. Visitors should not attempt to climb to the sign, there are police cameras near the sign, which will trigger an alarm if someone comes near the sign. Luckily, visitors from all over the world can see the sign from a distance and still enjoy the allure. Any trip to Los Angeles is not a complete trip without a stop to check out the Hollywood Sign.
Venice BeachAttractions » Sports & Outdoor Activities1531 Ocean Front Walk, 90291View site
Venice Beach is synonymous with Muscle Beach and has been made popular by iconic television shows and films of the 70ï¿½s. Tourists can find a vast array of souvenir shops to cover a variety of tastes. The popular Muscle Beach Gym always attracts large crowds who gather to watch well-defined bodies shine in the summer sun. The beach sponsors annual basketball tournaments that are entertaining and features some of the best local, athletic talent. Local talent also includes dancers, singers, comedians, contortionists and a host of unique talents that perform along the Venice walk. Visitors can enjoy volleyball, bike riding and rollerblading along miles of bike trails. Bikes can be conveniently rented and feature unique tandem and three-wheel vehicles. Tourists can also enjoy open air restaurants that provide a front row seat to all of the action. Surfing and sail-boating are a given in southern California and are no exception at Venice Beach.
TOURific EscapesTours » Sightseeing ToursPO Box 91962, 90028View site
The Original Farmers MarketShopping » Shops & Malls6333 W 3rd St at Fairfax AveView site
ArcLight CinemasAttractions » Theaters, Shows & Events6360 W Sunset BlvdView site
Legends Of Hollywood ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours537 N Normandie Ave # 3, 90004View site
Hollywood & HighlandShopping » Shops & MallsHollywood Boulevard
FIDM Museum and GalleriesAttractions » Other919 S Grand Avenue, 90015View site
Autry National CenterAttractions » Museums4700 Western Heritage Way, 90027View site
Amazing Los Angeles Race 2 - The SequelTours » Sightseeing Tours1171 South Robertson #171, 90035View site
Artspace WarehouseShopping » Other7354 Beverly Boulevard, 90036View site
Dearly Departed ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours6603 W Sunset Blvd, 90027View site
Century City Shopping Center and MarketplaceShopping » Shops & Malls10250 Santa Monica Blvd, 90067View site
Los Angeles Central LibraryAttractions » Educational Sites & Libraries630 West Fifth, 90071View site
Orbic Air Helicopter ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours16700 Roscoe Blvd, 91406View site
Grand Central MarketShopping » Shops & Malls317 S Broadway
Skirball Cultural CenterAttractions » Museums2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, 90049
Los Angeles Urban AdventuresTours » Sightseeing Tours6801 Hollywood Blvd, 90028View site
High Voltage TattooShopping » Entertainment1259 N La Brea Avenue, 90038View site
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles CountyAttractions » Museums900 Exposition Blvd, 90007
Red Line Tours - Hollywood Behind-the-ScenesTours » Sightseeing Tours6708 Hollywood Blvd, 90028View site
American Girl PlaceShopping » Shops & Malls189 The Grove Drive, 90036View site
Hollywood BowlAttractions » Theaters, Shows & Events2301 North Highland Avenue, 90068View site
Foody Field TripsTours » Sightseeing ToursColorado Blvd & Fair Oaks Ave, 90012View site
Westside Pavilion Shopping CenterShopping » Other10800 West Pico Boulevard, 90064View site
Bradbury BuildingAttractions » Historic Landmarks304 S Broadway at Third Street, 90013
LA Active Adventure ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours7018 Hollywood Blvd, 90028View site
G2 GalleryShopping » Other1503 Abbott Kinney Blvd, 90291View site