Sun soaked boulevards, dreamy beaches and celebrities galore: Los Angeles is possibly one of the most glamorous places on the planet. Get goosebumps when you spot that sign on the hillside and stroll along the Walk of Fame.
Gaze longingly at the extravagant mansions of Beverly Hills and look out for the rich and famous on Rodeo Drive. Excellent shopping, delicious cuisine and dramatic Pacific coastline all add up to L.A.'s amazing holiday credentials. As well as the star studded attractions of Tinseltown, there's an offbeat side to the city, where you can hunt down edgy art galleries and hip live music venues. Head out of town for brilliant theme parks and discount shopping malls.
We love L.A. for its endless list of things to do and unique vibe - and we think you'll know what we mean from the moment you arrive. We've chosen a selection of gorgeous hotels to make your trip to L.A. even more amazing.
LA boasts sunshine virtually all year round. Visit in spring or autumn for pleasantly warm days and clear skies.
With rolling pacific surf and soft sands, the beaches of L.A. have to be seen to be believed. Head to Santa Monica for traditional seaside charm, or try Newport for stunning mansions and first class surfing. In the city itself, there are plenty of must-see sights, including the Walk of Fame, and the Hollywood Studio Museum. Take a tour of Beverly Hills to spot opulent houses and see how the stars really live. Out of town, enjoy great theme parks like Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland and Universal Studios. From the high end stores of Rodeo Drive to quirky thrift stores and discount malls, there's plenty of shopping to be had in L.A.
From the sublime seafood of Santa Monica, to delicious Oriental Cuisine in Chinatown and Tokyo, Los Angeles is packed with excellent places to eat. You'll also find plenty of fast food and gourmet restaurants galore. Don't miss the chance to sample the locally produced wines – they're among the best in the world.
It should come as no surprise that the nightlife in L.A. is good. After the legendary sunsets, it really comes to life. Whether you're looking for cavernous, neon lit clubs, glossy cocktail bars or spine-tingling live music, there's a place to suit in the City of Angels. Head to Sunset Strip in West Hollywood for one of the most famous party scenes in the world.
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