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Southern California Amusement Parks, Jaguar roller coaster at Knotts Berry Farm against a backdrop of palm trees and blue sky. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Southern California Amusement Parks

Amusement Parks

Southern California Amusement Parks. Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knott's Berry Farm and more.

Attractions and Sightseeing Links
arranged by Location

A list of tourist attractions in Los Angeles and the surrounding area. The list is arranged by location to make it easy for you to figure out what's near your hotel. The list includes attractions such as Landmarks, Performing Arts Centers, Shopping Malls & Districts, Amusement Parks and other tourist activities.

TV Show Tickets

Find out how to attend TV talk shows and game shows. The list includes popular shows like Dr. Phil, Ellen DeGeneres, The Tonight Show and more. See Jay Leno before he retires! learn how to be a contestant on Jeopardy, The Price is Right and other popular game shows.

Shopping in L.A.

Los Angeles is a world-class premium shopping destination. Not only do we have a variety of stores to suit every taste and budget; we also have several different types of shopping venues. Here's a comprehensive and up-to-date list of LA-area malls, shopping districts (such as the Grove and Third Street Promenade) and open-air markets, organized by location. It includes factory outlets and farmers markets. Money Saving Tip: You don't have to buy anything! "Window shopping" is a pastime that appeals to residents and tourists alike!

Guided Tours of Los Angeles and Hollywood

The easiest way to see L.A.'s best attractions is to let a pro show you around. Here are a variety of guided tours of Los Angeles, from the time-tested Grand Tour to the brand-new helicopter tours. See beaches, movie star homes, downtown and all of the attractions through the eyes of an expert! This is a great way to explore our great city, even if you've been here before.

Los Angeles Visitor Information Center at Hollywood and Highland Entertainment Center. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Los Angeles Visitor Information Center

Convention and Visitors Bureaus

Official organizations set up by local governments to help increase visitation and awareness of their locale.

Government Websites

Los Angeles City and County City Government websites (including Library, Police, Fire Dept, etc).

Los Angeles Information

How to get Free Travel Brochures and Publications, Tourist Bureaus, Government links, Sports Teams and Sporting Events, Venues.

Dining Guides

Some Los Angeles Restaurants and online resources to many more.

LAX Layover Ideas

Some ideas for activities and sightseeing during an extended layover at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Free Visitors Guides and Brochures

A list of Visitors Bureaus that will send you free publications via US Mail. To help you save time, step-by-step instructions on how to request Visitor Guides from each website is provided. Includes Visitors Guides, brochures and travel publications from Visitors Bureaus in the Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego areas, plus other parts of California, Nevada and Arizona. This is a great resource for anyone who wants to visit Southern California, as well as for local residents seeking ideas for a weekend getaway.

Free Activities

Free and low-cost activities in and around Los Angeles.

Getting Around LA - See the Transportation section below.

Hollywood

Hollywood attracts millions of visitors each year who travel there to pay homage to their favorite stars and perhaps even catch a glimpse of a few famous personalities.

Los Angeles Links

Includes links to other Los Angeles oriented websites, universities and other city landmarks.

Los Angeles with Kids

Los Angeles is one of those places where kids can feel at home. While some Los Angeles-area attractions are decidedly grownup in nature, there are so many options in and around this bustling city for travelers with young children in tow.

Missions and Churches

Religious buildings which are also popular tourist destinations.

Museums

This large list of Museums in and around Los Angeles is divided by geographical area. The list includes major museums like The Getty, L.A. County Museum of Art, the Natural History Museum and many more.

Outdoor Activities

Hiking, Mountains, Lakes, Nature Centers, Online Campsite Reservations.

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Rose Parade

The Tournament of Roses Parade is held each year on January 1 at 8AM Pacific Time. Over one million spectators attend, traveling to Pasadena from the Los Angeles area, across the United States and all over the world.

Santa Monica

Experience ocean views, shopping and dining on the Santa Monica Pier, plus carnival games and rides at Pacific Park. Browse shops and watch street performers at the Third Street Promenade shopping district. Shop at upscale and trendy boutiques, department stores and market at Santa Monica Place shopping mall. Cap off the day at Palisades Park to enjoy a spectacular California sunset over the Pacific Ocean. You'll find all that and more in Santa Monica.

Shopping - See Malls and Shopping Centers above.

Dodger Game at Dodge Stadium in Elysian Park near downtown Los Angeles. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] L.A. Dodger Game at Dodger Stadium

Sports Teams and Sporting Events

LA Lakers and other Los Angeles sports teams, venues, where to get tickets. Also, Horse Racing, Motor Speedways and race tracks.

Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing Links

A list of tourist attractions in Los Angeles and the surrounding area. The list is arranged by location to make it easy for you to figure out what's near your hotel. The list includes attractions such as Landmarks, Performing Arts Centers, Shopping Malls & Districts, Amusement Parks and other tourist activities.

Tourist Bureaus - See the Convention and Visitors Bureaus section above.

Transportation

Los Angeles Transportation links, including bus schedules, trains, airports and more. Learn how to use Metro's website to find routes and schedules for most public transportation agencies in Los Angeles.

Whale Watching in Newport Beach

The ocean water near Newport Beach contains nutrients that attract whales, dolphins and many other types of marine wildlife. Water tours offer the opportunity to view these fascinating creatures up close and in their natural environment, as well as spectacular sights of beautiful California coastline. Tour operators such as Newport Landing Whale Watching offer various cruises to view marine wildlife, enjoy the sunset in the harbor, or go out for a few hours of fishing.

 


Outside of L.A.

Other Southern California area tourist attractions, including Las Vegas, Death Valley, Sierra Mountains.



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