Los Angeles Holiday Guide

Los Angeles Travel Information

Located on the west coast of America in the state of California, Los Angeles is home to great beaches, world-class shopping, cool nightlife and Hollywood, the film making capital of the world. The sprawling surrounds of Los Angeles are populated by over 17 million people, making it the second biggest city in the US. Throughout the county of Los Angeles, many different areas and districts can be found - all distinctly different in their own way.

Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

The park has a public area filed with entertaining attractions including carnival rides and amazing shows. If you like sports then LA has some great teams to go and watch play, including the LA Lakers basketball team or the LA Dodgers baseball team.

Universal Studios in the San Fernando Valley, which is where many Hollywood films are made is a great fun day out. You can visit the studios where films are currently being made and visit the sets of old films and television series from the past.

The Hollywood area of town has plenty of great shopping opportunities coupled with cool cafés, stylish bars and restaurants. Rodeo Drive in the Beverly Hills area is filled with boutiques, expensive restaurants and cafés. Tourists often take a tour of the homes of rich and famous dotted around the Hills. A trip in to Beverley Hills and you can explore the fabulous streets lined with celebrity houses, you could take part on an organised tour or simply buying a map and make your own way around the winding roads.

Transport Around Los Angeles

Getting to Los Angeles is very easy, as it is home to six commercial airports. LAX - or Los Angeles International - is one of the world's busiest airports and welcomes arrivals from around the globe every day. The city is well connected by rail to other parts of the country while Greyhound buses come and go to cities around the country every hour. If self-driving be alert to where you need to go once you hit the city limits as the incredibly big freeways and overpasses can be confusing.