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Expert Tips for Los Angeles Attractions


Best Los Angeles, CA Attractions

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    Catalina Island

    A perfect day or overnight trip is a visit to Catalina Island. Get there by heading "26 miles across the sea" via the Catalina Express, the high-speed ferry...

    Photo courtesy of Jenny Peters
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    Venice Beach

    Venice Beach isn't quite sure what it is, but it sure is interesting. The boardwalk stretches from Venice Boulevard north to Navy Street, with Muscle Beach,...

    Photo courtesy of California Visitor's Bureau
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    TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

    While it is no longer called "Grauman's," the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX remains the most iconic landmark in Hollywood. Since 1927, this historic theater's...

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    Hollywood Bowl

    From April to October, the Hollywood Bowl is the place in SoCal to see concerts and performances of every kind. The summer home of the L.A. Philharmonic,...

    Photo courtesy of L.A. Philharmonic Hollywood Bowl
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    Griffith Park

    Situated on 4200-plus acres in the Santa Monica Mountains, Griffith Park is home to a number of museums and outdoor attractions. Inside the park you'll fine...

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    Getty Center

    The Getty Center is the legacy of billionaire J. Paul Getty, a gorgeous paean to the arts. Perched high in the Santa Monica Mountains, the Richard...

    Photo courtesy of Getty Center
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    Universal Studios

    Universal Studios is the real thing, a working movie studio that also happens to have a theme park attached to it. Which means visitors get the chance to...

    Photo courtesy of Universal Studios Hollywood
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    Disneyland® Resort

    Disneyland is Walt Disney's original vision for "the happiest place on earth," and more than 50 years later it remains just that. Kids of all ages adore...

    Photo courtesy of Disneyland Resort

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