Los Angeles Travel Information
Los Angeles or LA, as most
Californians know it, is a varied, sprawling city offering a wide
variety of attractions and sights.
The 'City of Angels' is perhaps most famous as
the home of film-making with Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures and of
course Universal Studios Hollywood, all open for tours.
Angeles is a lively and exciting holiday destination offering a myriad
of attractions and a huge variety of shopping and dining venues.
Los Angeles Travel Information
Scheduled flights to Los Angeles can
be booked at Hessle Travel with direct flights from the UK. The flight
time to Los Angeles is approx 11 hours.
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What to Do
The most affluent and elegant
residential area of southern California. Even if you don't purchase a
map of the stars' homes and track down the mansions of the famous, allow
time to shop along Rodeo Drive, the city's premier shopping street.
Whilst in Westside, as this truly glamorous area of Los Angeles is know,
be sure to take a drive through the hills of Bel Air to see its lavish
homes and spend some time on Sunset strip, home to hip clubs such as Dan
Aykroyd's House of Blues.
For many this is the first image of
LA. You can walk along Hollywood Boulevard's 'Walk of Fame' and view
almost 2,000 stars' names, see the landmark Mann's Chinese Theatre and
study the footprints and hand prints of the famous. However, don't be
fooled into thinking you will be rubbing shoulders with the stars, if
you really want to see one, visit the Hollywood Wax Museum! A brand new
centre piece in the area is the 'Hollywood Highland Centre', the new
home of the Academy Awards presentations and an entertainment centre
boasting a five screen multiplex theatre, world class restaurants and
one of a kind shops.
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Worlds Largest Movie Studio and Theme Park. Witness the live magic,
music and mischief of the Rugrats Magic Adventure, experience the
reality shattering Terminator 2 in 3D, ride to the moon with E.T., and
get T-Rex size thrills and chills on Jurassic Park - The Ride.
miss Nickelodeon Blast Zone and Animal Planet Live! Plus, visit
Universal CityWalk, featuring 65 of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants,
night clubs and shops.
Terminator 2 in 3D at Universal Studios
Film Studio Tours
Whilst in Los Angeles take time out to visit Paramount Pictures and
Warner Brothers for a real taste of the movies.
Home of the Queen Mary, the Aquarium of the Pacific
and five and a half miles of unspoilt beaches. This 'Big City by the
Beach' also offers a varied selection of arts, culture, shopping, dining
and night life. Getting around is easy with free transportation to all
downtown major attractions with the Passport Shuttle Service.
The Getty Centre
110 acre arts and cultural museum
in the Brentwood Hills where you can view the priceless European art and
antiques the museum houses. The museum is free however advance car
parking reservations are required.
Five miles of white sandy beach and varied collection of shops, night
spots and restaurants, make this Los Angeles' most exciting beach
community. Make time to see the ferris wheel at the famed Santa Monica
Pier and check out Third Street Promenade, a browsers heaven of book
stores, boutiques, restaurants and cafes.
Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles
Los Angeles -
> Go to a movie at Mann Chinese Theatre in
> Visit Santa Monica and hire a bike or for the true LA
experience rollerblades! and check out the path along the beach.
> Take the short trip from Long Beach to Catalina Island to explore and
> Go and watch the world famous basketball team the LA
Lakers - if you can get a ticket that is!