Planning a trip to Los Angeles? Take a look at our top 10 things to do list!
1. See your favourite movie sets at the Warner Bros Studio Tour!
Go behind the scenes on a 3-hour visit inside a real working Hollywood studio! Explore sets such as The Big Bang Theory, Pretty Little Liars, La La land and Gilmore Girls. Even take a visit to the real Central Perk Friends set!
2. Soak up some sun and thrills at Santa Monica Pier!
Santa Monica Pier is home to so much entertainment, including Pacific Park amusement park, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, shops, restaurants, pubs and a video arcade! It’s the perfect place to spend the day as you can catch some rays on the beach then enjoy the fun of the pier too!
3. Shop in style at Rodeo Drive!
Undeniably one of the most famous streets in the world, Rodeo Drive is the home to more than 100 stores. Take a visit to the “Pretty Woman Hotel” better known as the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, located at the base of Rodeo Drive. Lose yourself in the streets lined with vibrant palm trees and luxury shops, make sure you don’t miss famous Bugatti parked in front of the Bijan boutique – the most expensive store in the world!
4. Take in the views at the Griffith Observatory
Nestled on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory offers views 360-degree views of Los Angeles! It’s the perfect spot to have a picnic, watch the sunset, see the sights, explore exhibits and look through telescopes!
5. See the city at night from OUE Skyspace LA
1,000 feet above the ground inside the US Bank Tower is OUE Skyspace LA, California’s highest observation deck! See 360 views of Down Town Los Angeles and beyond from one of the two open-air observation terraces, or if you’re feeling brave take a ride on the glass slide! We recommend visiting at sunset or nighttime for the best views.
6. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Hollywood
You’ll either love it or hate it, but a trip down Hollywood Boulevard is essential when visiting Los Angeles! See the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame and spot your favourite celeb’s star, visit a tacky souvenir shop, see the famous Hollywood sign from a high level of Hollywood & Highland, take a walking tour, and, of course, see the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre!
7. Drink a Butterbeer at Universal Studios
Universal Studios Hollywood offers the ultimate Hollywood experience as it is a mix of a working film studio and theme park! One of its most popular attractions is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which only recently opened in 2016! It’s one of the only places on earth to sell the famous Butterbeer!
8. Immerse yourself in the magic of Disney Land
Discover the magic of two exciting parks, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park! This is the ultimate fun lovers day out, with rides and entertainment suited to all ages between the two parks! There’s plenty of dining and shopping options available too.
9. Go celebrity spotting at The Grove
The Grove is a retail and entertainment complex in LA on parts of the historical Farmers Market. It’s popular with tourists for its shopping and dining options and the central park featuring a large animated fountain. Make sure you catch the double-decker electric trolley to check out the Farmers Market too!
10. Dance the night away at the Avalon
Once a theatre, the Avalon is one of the most famous superclubs in Los Angeles! It’s the only club in L.A to have a 24-hour license, meaning non-stop fun on the weekend if you’re feeling up to it! The sound system here is second to none so it really is the ultimate playground for clubbers!