Top Tourist Attractions In Los Angeles

Universal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City, Plaza, Universal City– 15 mins

Movie madness is everywhere. This theme park offers rides, shows, and food from some of the most popular films we love. Some of these include Harry Potter, The Studio Tour, The Walking Dead, Despicable Me, The Simpsons, Revenge of the Mummy, Water world and many more. Whether you go with family or friends, you’re sure to find something fun for everyone.

Disneyland Park

1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim – 35 mins

Experience some of Disney’s timeless classics like Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters, Dumbo the flying elephant, Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean, Splash Mountain and so many others. Disneyland has rides, shows, lands, characters, food and entertainment that will leave everyone wanting more.  A personal favorite is The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Prices vary by date.

Disney California Adventure Park

1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim – 35 mins

Enjoy more Disney Pixar attractions at the other half of the Disneyland Park. Some popular attractions at this park are Toy Story Midway Mania, Pixar Pal-A-Round Ferris wheel, Incredicoaster and Soarin’ Around the world. Prices vary by date. Park hopper tickets are available for purchase so you can enjoy both Disney parks.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

N Highland Ave &, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles – 16 mins

Walk along the famous Hollywood Boulevard and see more than 2,600 stars embedded in 15+ blocks of sidewalk. There is lot and meter parking available around the area.

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles – 10 mins

Visit one of the most famous fossil localities in the heart of Los Angeles. This museum displays ice age fossils from saber-tooth cats, wolves and mammoths in addition to the continuous excavation of fossils from the tar pits. Ticket’s range from $7-$25 and can be purchased here.

Rodeo Drive

Santa Monica Blvd at Wilshire BlvdBeverly Hills – 20 mins

Shop til you drop. Rodeo drive offers the top luxury brands from Carolina Herrera to Jimmy Choo and everything in-between. Whether you’re trying stuff on for fun or splurging on vacation, it’s a great way to explore Beverly Hills.

Warner Bros Studio Tour

3400 Warner Blvd, Burbank – 17 mins

On the 3-hour studio tour you will experience backlots and soundstages, DC universe exhibit, The wizarding world, the batcave, script to screen, central perk set, café and store. Children’s tickets are $62 and adults are $72 but you can save $3 per ticket if you purchase them online here.

OUE Skyspace

633 W 5th St #840, Los Angeles – 9 mins

Located in the U.S bank tower, California’s tallest open-air observation deck offers a 360-degree experience. Interact with skyline technology, sip drinks, soak in the sun and ride the 45-foot-long slide enclosed in glass. Operating hours are 10am-10pm; tickets range from $19-$45 and can be purchased here.

Griffith Observatory

2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles – 20 mins

Look through telescopes, explore exhibits and watch live shows in the planetarium. The Griffith Observatory allows you to explore all things space free of charge.

Dodger Stadium

1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles – 12 mins

Cheer on your favorite players when you visit the home of major league baseball team, Los Angeles Dodgers. Check out their schedule, for it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old ball game.

Dolby Theatre

6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood – 15 mins

Home of the Academy Awards, Dolby Theater offers events and tours of the venue where you can see pictures from past award shows as well as exclusive celebrity hangouts. Click here to buy your tickets.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles – 10mins

See the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra in action as they perform classical, contemporary, jazz and world music. Check out all of their events and performances.

Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica – 22 mins

Santa Monica Pier provides a fun vacation hangout when walking around and exploring the coast. It has transformed into an amusement park and sea aquarium while still maintaining its history. The pier is also a venue for outdoor movies, concerts, paddle board races, fishing, yoga and more.

Marina Del Rey Whale Watching

13759 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey – 24 mins

What do you call a pod of musical whales? An Orchastra! Marina Del Rey offers 3-3.5 hour tours of whales and local marine life. The Matt Walsh will pick you up and drop you off at dock 52 in Marina Del Rey. In addition to whales, you may encounter dolphins, sea lions, sea turtles, mola molas and more. Children’s tickets are $15 and adults are $35, click here to book your trip.