What to See and Do in Los Angeles

When it comes to exploring the world around you, you don’t always have to leave the country. In fact, with the varying range of cultures through the country, you can experience new and exciting things just by driving a few hours across some borders.

If one of those borders happens to be across Los Angeles, below are some great tourist destinations to check out!


Universal Studios Hollywood Tour

If you love everything about how Movies and TV shows are made then this is the destination and the tour for you!

This tour will take you through the backlots of your favorite TV sets, providing you with trivia along the way. Additionally, you will also be able to walk in and through each of the sets, interacting with the props. After this you will be taken to the official storage are for the merchandise you will recognize in your favorite movies and shows, all ready for you to see and touch.

Harry Potter Land

Of course, if you are going to visit Universal Studios then you will also be visiting Harry Potter land. Attached to the studios and included in the price of your ticket, Harry Potter land is a magical place which brings back the wonder and excitement of the movies, including places to buy and drink butterbeer or even Ollivander’s wand shop for the perfect wand to choose you!

Griffith Observatory

Hiking up to the Griffith Observatory has become quite a popular tourist attraction for travelers willing to take a less-than-beaten path. A short hike up the hill brings you to the wonderful Griffith Observatory, allowing you to see and interact with many installations and learn about the universe and its wonder.

If you do decide to hike instead of taking the bus, be sure to dress appropriately. Check out the Groupon Coupons page for Patagonia before you leave to get some gear for the task, to keep you comfortable on the journey.

Hollywood Sign

Of course, it wouldn’t be a visit to Los Angeles if you didn’t get a picture with famous Hollywood sign! Available from your hike up to the observatory or directly from the parking lot of the observatory, the Hollywood sign is clear and open for you to take as many selfies as you can!

The Hollywood Walk of Fame

You have seen actors dancing and jumping around on famous stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in your favorite movies, and now it’s time for you to do the same!

Take a walk along Hollywood Boulevard to find your favorite stars and get your photos taken with their memory. Of course, when you are walking the strip, be sure to follow it all the way to end where you can see Beatles starts which aren’t always known to visitors.

Los Angeles is a great place to visit and has wonderful attractions and experience to offer! If you are looking for your next vacation spot, give Los Angeles a try – you won’t regret it!