city of LA, and the surrounding county that bears the name, offer
up a mix of beaches, desert and mountains. It's a great place
to catch a wave, soak up the sun or bask in Hollywood glory past
mecca of aspiring young actors and home to many famous faces who are household
names, LA offers tours of the stars homes for anyone who wants to see the luxury
of the movie lifestyle up close and personal.
expect to be asked to lunch... large gates protect the privacy of the rich and
famous. A tip for avid star gazers, many celebrities live in the Beverly Hills
area and you may see them out and about at a cafe or strolling near the shops
on Rodeo Drive. Have your camera ready!
in LA on Rodeo Drive, or at the many other malls and hip locations, is an
exciting way to spend an afternoon or a few days if you have the time. Of course, like any big urban center, LA is made up of small residential neighborhoods. And it is here that real Angelinos make their own show of celebration during festive LA street fairs held throughout the year.
out of the city leads to the coast, hills and canyons of LA county. with Malibu a popular destination both for beaches and excellent seafood.
never rains in California", as the song goes... so the weather will most
likely be wonderful during your visit. Bring plenty of sunscreen
and find out more about the places you'll want to see on your
visit to LA...
DID YOU KNOW? Los Angeles Travel Fun Facts
Hollywood Forever Cemetery: That's all folks!
• Hundreds of celebrities are buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery including actor Mickey Rooney, rocker Johnny Ramone, singer 'Mama' Cass Elliot, and Looney Tunes voice actor Mel Blanc whose gravestone reads, "That's all folks!"
• Although Malibu Beach inspired the popular TV series, "Baywatch" fans still find locations at Venice Beach and Will Rogers State Beach where the series was actually filmed.
• The $12 million House of Bijan, the most expensive store in the world, is located on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and requires a reservation to shop.