THINGS TO DO

We encourage you to spend some time enjoying all that Southern California has to offer! Whether it's just for the weekend or if you plan to extend your stay for a few days, there is plenty to see and do! if there's something you're interested in that you don't see below, contact either Steve or Elicia, and we'll be glad to help you find more information. Get a free 2007 California Visitor's Guide!


Hollywood | Studios | Museums | Outdoors | Casinos
Theme Parks | Shopping | Dining | Entertainment


Hollywood sign

Hooray for Hollywood!

Find your favorite star on the Walk of Fame, or see if you can fill the shoes of your favorite star in front of Mann's Chinese Theater!

Hollywood Boulevard
Walk of Fame
Mann's Chinese Theater
The Sunset Strip


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Studios

Take a tour of a movie studio to see how the magic happens!

Sony Studios
Warner Bros. Studios
Paramount Studios

If you're interested in attending a taping of your favorite TV show, it can be a fun experience. However, sitcoms can be very long and boring tapings (8-10 hours!), so we recommend a game show or talk show taping instead. Visit the website of your favorite to find out about obtaining tickets, which are usually free but must be scheduled far in advance.

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Museums

Culture, art, cars, stars, sea life, dinosaurs... whatever you're interested in learning more about, you'll probably find it here!

Art:
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens
Museum of Contemporary Art
Norton Simon Museum of Art

Natural History:
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum

Science and Animals:
LA Zoo
Aquarium of the Pacific
Griffith Observatory
California Science Center

Other fun stuff:
Western Museum of Flight
Museum of Jurassic Technology
Petersen Automotive Museum

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The Great Outdoors

I came for the beaches and scenery! Point me to it!

Area Beaches
Griffith Park
Hiking Trails
Harbor cruises, whale watching tours, dolphin and sea lion cruises
Catalina Island

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Casinos

Poker, blackjack, slots...whatever your game, there are plenty of opportunities to win!

Commerce Casino
Casino Morongo

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Theme Parks

Whether you want a relaxing ride on a Ferris Wheel over the Pacific Ocean, thrills and chills on some of the world's best mega-coasters, Jaws coming out of the water towards you, or a visit to see Mickey and friends, you'll find it here!

Santa Monica Pier
Disneyland
Disney's California Adventure
Universal Studios
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Knott's Berry Farm

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Shopping

I want to buy pretty things. Show me where!

Universal Citywalk
Melrose, Rodeo, Robertson, and more!
The Beverly Center
The Grove
Third Street Promenade
Colorado Street in Pasadena
Outlet Malls

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Dining

There are many great places to eat in Los Angeles - here are a few of our favorites!

Cafe 50s
One of our favorite places to eat!

Dim Sum in Chinatown
We love dim sum! V.I.P Harbor is excellent, but it's not in Chinatown - check out some of the other recommendations.

JR's Barbecue
The best BBQ outside of the South!

101 Coffee Shop
An L.A. landmark.

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Entertainment

If you'd like to catch a show while you're in town, there are plenty of places to do it! Check out Ticketmaster to see what's playing while you're in town. And if you're dying for a Dodger Dog, you're in luck - there's a game!

Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the LA Philharmonic
Pantages Theater
Kodak Theater
The Los Angeles Dodgers

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