• Beverly Hills 1

    Beverly Hills

    Best Known For...

    • Designer & Couture Shopping

    • Celebrity Sightings

    • Rodeo Drive

    • Organic Restaurants

    • Upscale Bars

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  • Chinatown 2

    Chinatown

    The first American Chinatown planned and owned by Chinese immigrants, this vibrant LA neighborhood has grown into a charming collection of businesses and residences. In addition to lively retail markets and restaurants, the neighborhood hosts fun events like the Chinese New Year celebration in February, a summer film festival, and a weekly farmers market. A good place to start your visit is the...  Read more »

     
  • Downtown 3

    Downtown

    Downtown Los Angeles profits from a rich mix of multi-cultural communities. Koreatown, Little Tokyo and Chinatown are among some of the most important Asian communities in the U.S. Visitors can have a drink among skyscrapers in the evening after enjoying world class dining.

     
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    East Los Angeles

    The Eastside of Los Angeles roughly comprises neighborhoods such as Los Feliz, Silverlake, Echo Park, and MacArthur Park. The "Eastside" is not to be confused with "East L.A.", which is east of the Los Angeles River and includes neighborhoods such as Lincoln Heights, El Sereno, and Boyle Heights. Los Feliz and Silverlake are sometimes considered "East Hollywood".

     
  • Hollywood 5

    Hollywood

    Once the epicenter of glamour and fame, Hollywood has transformed itself into a playground for starlets and hipsters. Vestiges of the Golden Era are still heavily visited, but Hollywood and West Hollywood now offer world class dining, clubbing and shopping.

     
  • Hollywood Entertainment District 6

    Hollywood Entertainment District

    Best Known For...

    • Hollywood Walk of Fame

    • Grauman's Chinese Theatre

    • Roosevelt Hotel

    • Hollywood & Highland Center

    • Madame Tussauds Hollywood

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  • Koreatown 7

    Koreatown

    Downtown Los Angeles profits from a rich mix of multi-cultural communities. Koreatown, Little Tokyo and Chinatown are among some of the most important Asian communities in the U.S. Visitors can have a drink among skyscrapers in the evening after enjoying world class dining.

     
  • Lax 8

    Lax

    Inglewood and the LAX area enjoy a rich African American influence. The area has historically been the seat of affluence for African Americans in the Los Angeles area. Baldwin Hills rivals Beverly Hills and Bel Air in its offering of important architecture.

     
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    Little Tokyo

    Social, cultural and economic center of Southern California's Japanese community. The twenty-one-story New Otani Hotel, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and the Japanese American National Museum attest to the area's vitality. Four shopping centers contain restaurants and shops.

     
  • Long Beach 10

    Long Beach

    Long Beach and the surrounding Bay communities offer a more middle class California experience perfect for families and education. Downtown Long Beach offers shopping and dining and is the location of the world famous Aquarium of the Pacific and the Queen Mary.

     
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    Malibu

    West of LA proper, this gem sitting on the shore of the Pacific Ocean is famous for its lavish homes, celebrity spottings, and beautiful stretches of beach. Highlights of this hyper-trendy SoCal region include the famous Pacific Coast Highway, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Old Topanga Canyon Boulevard, one of the most scenic drives in the LA area. Great dining spots are prominent too. Plan to spend...  Read more »

     
  • Melrose 12

    Melrose

    A walk down Melrose offers the best glimpse of this vibrant city's styles, cultures, and people. The famous street is also home to some of the city's hottest restaurants, trendiest fashion houses, and best walking tours. The street connects downtown to Beverly Hills and cuts through Hollywood and West Hollywood. It's an absolute can't-miss for travelers seeking a true taste of LA's glam.

     
  • Pasadena 13

    Pasadena

    Best Known For...

    • Authentic International Cuisine
    • Historical & Scientific Landmarks
    • Gorgeous Gardens
    • Cultural & Art Museums
    • Historic and Modern Architecture

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  • San Gabriel 14

    San Gabriel

    East Coasters have long wintered in Pasadena, and they brought with them a certain colonial flair visible in the homes they built. There is a thriving downtown, and the surrounding communities now house movie studios and a bustling Asian community.

     
  • Santa Monica 15

    Santa Monica

    Best Known For...

    • Third Street Promenade

    • The Beach

    • Santa Monica Pier

    • High Fashion Shopping

    • Gastropubs

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  • Silver Lake 16

    Silver Lake

    Once the center of underground Communist and gay communities in the 1920s, the Los Feliz/Silver Lake area retains its bohemian roots to this day. Rogue artists, secret cafes and alternative clubs all congregate in the hills surrounding Downtown.

     
  • Studio City 17

    Studio City

    Best Known For...

    • Fresh Sushi
    • Upscale and Boutique Shopping
    • Cluster of Studios
    • Farmer's Market
    • Canyon Hiking

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  • Universal City 18

    Universal City

    Best Known For...

    • Universal Studios
    • Universal Citywalk
    • Awesome Breakfast/Brunch Spots!
    • A Shopper's Paradise
    • Clubs and Bars Galore!

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  • Venice 19

    Venice

    Tourists from all over the world flock to this well-known locale and film backdrop. Some unusual performers (including chainsaw jugglers, fortune tellers, street artists, musicians, and tattooed weight lifters) set up shop here to vie for your dollars. Rent a pair of in-line skates, a bike, or a motorized scooter, and "cruise" the walk, but be sure to keep an eye out for the guy who walks on broken...  Read more »

     
  • West Hollywood 20

    West Hollywood

    Best Known For...

    • Fabulous Gay Clubs/Bars

    • Sunset Strip

    • Comedy, Comedy, Comedy

    • Stunning Architecture

    • Hot and Trendy Restaurants

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  • Westwood 21

    Westwood

    Best Known For...

    • Laidback Nightlife
    • Casual, California-Inspired Cuisine
    • University of California, Los Angeles
    • Famous Ice Cream
    • Affordable and Trendy Shopping

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  • Wilshire 22

    Wilshire

    Downtown Los Angeles profits from a rich mix of multi-cultural communities. Koreatown, Little Tokyo and Chinatown are among some of the most important Asian communities in the U.S. Visitors can have a drink among skyscrapers in the evening after enjoying world class dining.