Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) are the official resource for tourism information within a community. Here's a list of the major CVBs in Los Angeles, and then some more!
NOTICE: Addresses displayed below might not be a physical location, or might not be open to the public. Many of these offices have a phone number, email address, social media links and/or other contact information displayed on their websites.
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Los Angeles County CVBs
Los Angeles Tourist Areas
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board - 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028
Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau - 9400 S Santa Monica Blvd #102, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce - 6255 Sunset Blvd, Ste 150, Hollywood, CA 90028
West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board - 1017 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Suite 400
Burbank Hospitality Association - P.O. Box 349, Burbank, CA 91503-0349
Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau - 300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
Torrance Vistor Information - 21250 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 500, Torrance, CA 90503
Discover Culver (by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce) - 6000 Sepulveda Blvd. #1260, Culver City, CA 92821
Santa Clarita Tourism Office - 23920 Valencia Boulevard, Suite 100, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Los Angeles Beach Areas
Santa Monica Travel & Tourism - 2427 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau - 4701 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292
Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau - 301 E. Ocean Blvd, Suite 1900 Long Beach, CA 90802
Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce - 1611 S. Catalina Ave., Ste 204, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Manhattan Beach (City of) - 1400 Highland Avenue Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau - 703 Pier Ave. Ste. B #616, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Catalina Island Tourism Authority - P.O. Box 217, Avalon, CA 90704; (Visitor Center): #1 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704
More Resources for Los Angeles County
Orange County CVBs
Visit Anaheim - 2099 S. State College Blvd., Suite 600, Anaheim, CA 92806
Visit Buena Park - 6601 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621
Visit Huntington Beach - 155 Fifth Street, Suite 111, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5171
Visit Laguna Beach - 381 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Visit Newport Beach - Newport Beach Visitor Concierge Desk: Fashion Island inside the Atrium Court, 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Travel Costa Mesa - 940 South Coast Drive, Suite 265, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Destination Irvine - 36 Executive Park, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92614
Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce - 201 8th Street, Suite 110, Seal Beach, CA 90740
San Diego and Areas South of Los Angeles
Visit Carlsbad (LEGOLAND, Outlet Shopping, Wildflowers, Beach Activities) - 400 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Coronado Visitor Center & Discover Coronado (Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, Beach Activities) - 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
San Diego Tourism Authority (Zoo, Safari Park, SeaWorld, Gateway to Tijuana Mexico) - 750 B Street, Suite 1500, San Diego, CA 92101
Visit Temecula Valley (Balloon Festival, Wineries) - 28690 Mercedes Street, Suite A, Temecula, CA 92590
NOTICE: Mileage estimates below are from downtown Los Angeles.
Beach Communities North of Los Angeles
Oxnard [60 miles west of L.A.]
Ventura [70 miles west of L.A.]
Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara [95 miles northwest of L.A.]
Santa Ynez Valley [125 miles northwest of L.A.]
Santa Maria [160 miles northwest of L.A.]
San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach [180 miles northwest of L.A.] - Beach camping
San Luis Obispo [190 miles northwest of L.A.] - Hearst Castle, ocean, camping, hiking. Halfway between LA and San Francisco
Mountains and Desert East of Los Angeles
Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau [40 miles east of L.A.]
Riverside Convention & Visitors Bureau [55 miles east of L.A.]
Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism [100 miles east of L.A.] - Casinos, outlet shopping, desert resorts, spas, tramway, mountain activities nearby.
Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce [About 100 miles east of LA] - Mountain activities, hiking, art galleries, music and cultural events, nature and wildlife. Idyllwild is about the same distance from L.A. as Palm Springs, but the two destinations are located on opposite sides of Mt San Jacinto.
Mountains North of Los Angeles
San Bernardino County
Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce [81 miles northeast from downtown L.A.] - Mountain activities, such as hiking and camping, cabin rentals, shopping, dining, snow skiing and snow fun.
Big Bear Lake Resort Association [100 miles northeast from downtown L.A.] - Outdoor activities and attractions, including: Alpine Water Slide, camping, Discovery Center, entertainment, biking, boating, water sports, fishing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, parasailing, snow skiing, snowboarding, mountain resorts, RV parks, snow play, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, solar observatory, museum, zoo
San Bernardino [about one to two hours drive east of LA] - Various indoor and outdoor activities. This list includes Museums, Parks, Shopping, Skiing / Snowboarding, Transportation and other topics of interest. You'll find links to tourist attractions such as Calico Ghost Town and Joshua Tree National Park, as well as ski resorts at Mt High, Mt Baldy, Snow Valley and Big Bear.
Kern County [130 miles north from downtown L.A.] - Valley, mountain and desert areas. Activities include bird-watching, golfing, hunting and fishing, auto racing, sky diving, rock climbing, biking, off-roading, skiing, kayaking, windsurfing and river rafting
Ridgecrest - [150 miles] Desert and mountain activities. Provides access to Death Valley (60 miles).
Kernville [165 miles north of LA] - Chamber of Commerce website includes tourist info related to this little town near Lake Isabella and the Kern River.
North of Los Angeles (eastern side via US Route 395)
Lone Pine [210 miles north of LA] - Home of Mount Whitney and Alabama Hills. Lone Pine offers road access to Death Valley (55 miles), mountain scenery, camping, hiking, fishing, summer activities. Mount Whitney is the second highest point in the United States, and it's possible to summit the peak in one day (14-16 hours roundtrip hike; permit is required).
Big Pine [250 miles north of LA] - Bristlecone Pine Forest (Methuselah tree), Palisade Glacier, camping, fishing, hiking, mountain scenery.
Bishop [270 miles north of LA] - Mountain activities
Death Valley [260 miles northeast of LA] (desert activities) Activities abound in the Death Valley territory and range from indulging in the amenities offered by the resorts, campgrounds and RV parks to getting out to explore nature's wonders. Through the resorts you can swim, golf, soak in a hot mineral bath, have a massage, play tennis, enjoy fine dining, shop in a variety of stores, and go horseback riding. Hiking, birding, four wheel driving, photography, children's activities and star gazing are popular pastimes for those who like to get out and explore their surroundings. At night, excellent stargazing locations can be found throughout the area.
Mammoth Lakes [310 miles north of LA] Mountain activities, hiking, fishing, boating, water skiing in summer, snow play and skiing during winter, cabin rentals, entertainment, shopping, more. Nearby: Devils Postpile National Monument, June Lake
June Lake [320 miles north of LA] Mountain activities, hiking, fishing, boating, water skiing in summer, snow play and skiing during winter, cabin rentals, entertainment, shopping, more. Nearby: Bodie Ghost Town, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes
Lee Vining [330 miles north of LA]
Bridgeport [360 miles north of LA] - Surrounded by vast National Forest lands, this section of Mono County is an unspoiled recreational playground with pristine lakes, rivers, streams and hot springs. Naturally, there's great fishing, hunting, hiking, cross country skiing, snowmobile trails and horseback adventures. But, that's just the beginning. Find out more in the Bridgeport Recreation Guide.
Lake Tahoe [Northern CA/Nevada, 440 miles north of LA] - Casinos (Nevada), mountain activities, skiing (snow/water), boating. Near Reno, NV (45 minutes drive)
North of Los Angeles (western side via I-5 Freeway)
Gilroy [310 miles north of LA] Access to Salinas, Carmel by the Sea and Big Sur
Carmel by the Sea [325 miles north of LA]
Big Sur [350 miles north of LA] (mountain activities) Hiking trails, local events, detailed maps.
Yosemite National Park [280 miles north of LA]
San Francisco [380 miles north of LA]
Vallejo [385 miles north of LA] Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Humboldt [670 miles north of LA] Redwood National Park, Avenue of the Giants, beaches, shopping, dining.
California State - Official travel and tourism website for the entire state of California.
Las Vegas, Nevada [270 miles northeast of LA] - Casinos, entertainment, tourist attractions. Approximately 4-5 hours drive from LA, or a one hour flight from LAX or Burbank airport.
Grand Canyon, Arizona [490 miles northeast of LA] - Natural scenery, hiking, water activities. Approximately 4-5 hours drive from Las Vegas.