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Tourist at Hollywood Overlook on Mulholland Drive. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Hollywood Overlook on Mulholland Drive

Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

Amusement Parks, Shopping Centers and Malls, Hollywood, Things to do near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Free Tourist Activities, Sightseeing, Tourist Attraction Links, Museums, Outdoor Activities and Los Angeles Travel Guides.

Shopping in L.A.

Los Angeles is a world-class premium shopping destination. You'll find a variety of stores to suit every taste and budget, among different types of shopping venues. This list of Los Angeles-area malls, shopping districts (such as the Grove and Third Street Promenade) and open-air markets is organized by location. It includes factory outlets and farmers markets.

Attraction Tickets

Find admission tickets for tourist attractions, amusement parks, tours and more in Los Angeles and San Diego. Buy tickets online for places like Universal Studios, Disneyland, LEGOLAND, SeaWorld, Aquarium of the Pacific, StarLine Tours and other Southern California attractions.

Guided Tours of Los Angeles and Hollywood

A huge list of guided tours in Los Angeles, including tours from Hollywood Boulevard, Walking Tours, Private Tour Guides, Tips on taking a guided tour and more! This list includes company names, website links, pictures of the vans and phone numbers!

Los Angeles Sports Teams and Venues

Los Angeles hosts a number of world-famous sports teams, including professional organizations like the Dodgers and the Lakers, as well as college teams such as the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans. See the list of Venues for links to sports centers such as Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Staples Center.

Sister Cities Sign and City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com]

Los Angeles Information

How to get Free Visitors Guides from local visitors bureaus, as well as vacation brochures and publications from travel companies and attractions. There are also lists of tourist bureaus, plus more links to government offices and Los Angeles venues.

Hotels in Los Angeles

View recommended hotels near LA International Airport (LAX), Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Beverly Hills, beach cities, West LA and other tourist destinations. There is a list of hotels near Metro Red Line train stations, where the rates are lower. You can find early booking discounts and multi-night discounts when you make reservations online. There are options ranging from budget motels all the way up to 5-star luxury hotels and resorts.

LAX Layover Activities

Some ideas on what to do during an extended layover at Los Angeles International Airport. Includes Shopping, Beaches, Hollywood, Downtown, Museums and more.

Los Angeles Dining Guides

A list of dining guides, restaurant locators and reservation services. This is not a list of restaurants, but a list of some of the best online dining guides for Los Angeles.

Hollywood Boulevard in front of Hollywood and Highland, including Walk of Fame stars on the sidewalk, the entrance to the Dolby Theatre and the Hard Rock Cafe. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Hollywood Boulevard


Hollywood attracts millions of visitors each year who travel there to pay homage to their favorite stars and perhaps even catch a glimpse of a few famous personalities. Sometimes they're lucky! On these pages you'll find famous Hollywood landmarks such as the Walk of Fame (stars on the sidewalk), the Hollywood Sign, the Hollywood Bowl and more. There are links to the Hollywood tourist sites such as the landmarks, as well as attractions like Hollywood and Highland entertainment center and Madame Tussaud's showcase of celebrities.

Amusement Parks

Southern California is home to a number of world-famous theme parks, including Universal Studios, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, Sea World, LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo and many more. This list covers Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Diego.

Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift attraction on the Backlot Studio Tour at Universal Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Studio Tour at Universal Studios, Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood

The second most popular theme park in L.A. (behind Disneyland/California Adventure). The world-famous movie studio and theme park featuring movie studios, tours, attractions, rides, restaurants and more. Get a behind-the-scenes look at special effects techniques. See what life's like on a movie back lot. Universal Studios is a another "must see" attraction, because it's a movie studio tour and a world-class amusement park all rolled into one package. Universal Studios is just minutes from Hollywood Boulevard and Downtown Los Angeles, by car or via subway train.


Southern California's most popular amusement park, with about 19 million visitors in attendance during 2019. In the same year, Disneyland's sister park, California Adventure, drew around 10 million visitors.

Knott's Berry Farm

Amusement park near Disneyland in Orange County that features an old West theme, along with modern rides, entertainment and dining.

Los Angeles Events

Los Angeles events listings and calendars. Includes links to websites with large listings of events, as well as events by ethnicity and special interest.

Metro Gold Line Train at Chinatown Station in Downtown Los Angeles. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Metro Train at Chinatown Station in Downtown LA

Los Angeles Transportation

Information on bus and train routes and schedules. Public transportation in Los Angeles is much better than you think! You might not have to rent a car if you use the Metro Trip Planner to find the best location to rent a hotel.

Beverly Hills

Although it only spans 5.7 square miles, this little city is a world-class destination, attracting millions of visitors each year who are hoping to take some of its glitz and glamour home with them. Visitors from around the world frequent Beverly Hills in droves, searching for stars and frequenting its chichi stores, boutiques and eateries. Living up to its illustrious reputation, the city offers an exceptional selection of five-star hotels.

Santa Monica

L.A.'s most popular beach, Santa Monica offers ocean sights and activities, shopping, people watching, street performers and more. The most famous attractions are the Santa Monica Pier, the Third Street Promenade and the newly renovated Santa Monica Place mall.


Attractions in Malibu including oceanside restaurants, museums, beaches, wineries that have tasting rooms and more.

Marina del Rey

Tourist attractions near Marina del Rey in Los Angeles. Includes Fisherman's Village, High-end Restaurants on the Marina, Venice Beach near Washington Boulevard, Mother's Beach, Burton W. Chace Park, Marina del Rey WaterBus, Free Summer Concerts and more. Marina del Rey is the beach destination that is closest to L.A. International Airport (LAX).

Downtown Los Angeles. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles

Tourist attractions in downtown Los Angeles, plus information on how to go on free guided tours. See Disney Hall plus the Performing Arts Center, MOCA museums, Little Tokyo, Olvera Street, the Jewelry District and other popular sites.

Long Beach

Things to do in Long Beach near Shoreline Village (including Aquarium of the Pacific), downtown Long Beach, sightseeing near the Queen Mary, San Pedro attractions near Long Beach and more.

TV Show Tickets

Find out how to be in the studio audience for game shows, attend free TV talk shows or even be in a movie! Some game shows choose participants from the audience. One website recruits people to be extras in movies.

Most Popular Tourist Attractions

Most popular pages: Tourist Attractions, Hollywood, Disneyland, Shopping and more.

Los Angeles Photo Gallery

Pictures of Los Angeles, including Universal Studios, Beverly Hills, Transportations, Hotels, Santa Monica, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Southern California, Hollywood Sign, Outside of LA, and others.

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