Overview Los Angeles

Visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the most-visited cities in the United States, and with it’s fantastic weather, Hollywood appeal and world-class museums, it’s not hard to see why.

While the bright billboards and legendary clubs lining the Sunset Strip always draw crowds, few stretches of street are more popular than the Hollywood Walk of Fame, immortalizing Hollywood's best and brightest in over 2,400 stars on the sidewalk. Grauman's Chinese Theater, just off the Walk of Fame, is another of the city's most recognizable landmark, hosting innumerable movie premieres in its 70+ year history.

But Los Angeles isn't just about the Hollywood Sign and Universal Studios Hollywood, the city also boasts some of the best museums in the country. The gorgeous ... Read More
Los Angeles is one of the most-visited cities in the United States, and with it’s fantastic weather, Hollywood appeal and world-class museums, it’s not hard to see why.

While the bright billboards and legendary clubs lining the Sunset Strip always draw crowds, few stretches of street are more popular than the Hollywood Walk of Fame, immortalizing Hollywood's best and brightest in over 2,400 stars on the sidewalk. Grauman's Chinese Theater, just off the Walk of Fame, is another of the city's most recognizable landmark, hosting innumerable movie premieres in its 70+ year history.

But Los Angeles isn't just about the Hollywood Sign and Universal Studios Hollywood, the city also boasts some of the best museums in the country. The gorgeous Getty Center Museum in Brentwood is one of the most popular museums in the United States, housing a world-class collection of photography, and 19th century European Art. The city boasts a host of other landmarks, like the folk-art Watts Towers and the perennially popular Los Angeles Farmer's Market.

So once you've booked your flight and found the right hotel, peruse our pages to create an itinerary inspired by fellow travelers who've found their own star in the City of Angels.    Close

Stories and Tips Los Angeles

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The Getty Center

Written by jenandfrank on 14 Feb, 2005

The J. Paul Getty Museum – 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, 310-440-7300 To get there, take the 405 (just north of the Santa Monica Freeway I-10) to the Getty Center Drive exit and follow the signs—you can’t miss it. The center is broken…Read More


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Camping Tent Reviews and Photos-Page 5

Written by VieH2O on 27 Dec, 2005

Meanwhile, the other Gardner Peak entrance had a Wal-Mart $22 twin fold-up bed with a twin toddler Aero Bed mattress $70 from Target slipped into the twin bed. I slept on the twin bed set-up. My twin bed, my MACSport folding reclining chair, and all…Read More


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Camping Tent Reviews and Photos-Page 3

Written by VieH2O on 27 Dec, 2005

So...why do I bother writing about tents? I am writing about all the tents I have purchased, so you as my fellow camper will avoid purchasing the cheaply made tents, avoid feeling miserably cold and wet, and ruin your experience camping while camping next to…Read More


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Hollywood (and Hollywood Bars)

Written by trixie000 on 06 Jun, 2003

Hollywood has been recently revitalized by several things - the redevelopment of the Hollywood and Vine area (or the commodification...it's unclear), which included the new Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex (an outdoor mall), a new metro system, a plethora of new neon marquee-style lit stores…Read More


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Chateau Marmont

Written by trixie000 on 06 Jun, 2003

8221 Sunset Strip West Hollywood 323/656-1010 Chateau Marmont "If you're going to get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont." -- Harry Cohn, director of Columbia Pictures, 1939 Chateau Marmont is one of my favorite shnazzy destinations in LA. I'm not a huge fan of overpriced and annoyingly trendy…Read More


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Deep Creek Hot Springs

Written by Ben the Grate on 11 Sep, 2004

The Deep Creek Hot Springs have been known about for centuries by the Native American peoples who inhabited the area. The area first saw heavy recreational use in the 1970s when the pot-smoking hippie crowd discovered them. Hot springs along the south bank of Deep…Read More


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Hiking the Trail

Written by Ben the Grate on 11 Sep, 2004

There are many ways to reach Deep Creek hot springs. The most popular and shortest is the Bowen Ranch trail, trail 3W02. From the parking lot on the Bowen Ranch, follow the trail down a very steep hill and through a canyon to…Read More


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Buky House B&B

Written by sarah date on 15 Sep, 2002

Knowing that I would have a couple of days off after a week of work in Los Angeles, I thought it a good idea to take advantage of one of Igougo’s special travel offers and stay in a bed and breakfast while revisiting some favourite…Read More


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Japan, LA and Anime Expo!

Written by Kun-chan on 22 Oct, 2000

Woohoo! After many, many hours of flying (1 hour to Sydney, 8 or so hours to Osaka, then a nice, relaxing over-night stay... followed by 11 or so hours to LA!) I got to go to my first convention! Yay!! After AX-ing and being a…Read More


Stopover in LA

Written by kiminhalifax on 28 Oct, 2001

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Friday, November 17, 2000 We arrive at LAX at 6:20pm, it takes 1 hour to find the rental car and 2 hours to drive to the hotel (in Anaheim) on very crowded, very large highways (8 lanes in each direction at some points!!).…Read More


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