Nearby Attractions

There are few cities that offer as much entertainment, excitement and diversity as Los Angeles.

Many famous Movie studios and Television production studios are located in Los Angeles especially around Hollywood and Burbank. Some of the television and movie studios offer public tours. This is a great way to get a "behind the scenes" look at movie magic. Warner Brothers, Paramount and Universal (as part of their theme park) as well as the NBC and CBS television networks all offer tours.

Los Angeles boasts attractions like the famous Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame, which honors those who have made a difference in film, music and stage. Walking and sight seeing tours are a great way to see and experience Hollywood. Or visit Grauman's Chinese Theater where film and music enthusiasts can place their hands in the handprints and shoeprints of their favorite celebrities. Some of the best concerts in music history have been played at the Hollywood Bowl, another major Los Angeles attraction. This historical venue has hosted huge acts such as Frank Sinatra and The Beatles.

Los Angeles also offers attractions like the beautiful J. Paul Getty Museum, which boasts a most impressive collection of work by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne. Equally impressive is the architectural triumph of the Getty's six buildings and gardens. Or visit the Universal Studios Hollywood. In addition to the famous "backlot" tour of old film sets, this attraction offers several movie-themed rides where guests experience see the wonder of movie special effects.

Griffith Park with its newly renovated Observatory is located on the edge of Hollywood. It contains recreational facilities, nature areas, and various family attractions. You can take pony rides, nature hikes or scenic drives in the park.