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Los Angeles

Known for Entertainment, Live Music and Museums

You’ll be spoilt for choice in LA with its pretty beaches, upmarket boutiques and Universal Studios where you can see film sets from your favourite films.

How do you get to Los Angeles?

Beneath the iconic “Hollywood” sign, Los Angeles stretches out over an impressive 10,518 square kilometres. Its 80 neighbourhoods spread right up into the mountains, via bustling city blocks that run all the way down to the coast.

Wealthy Bel Air and Beverly Hills both ooze glamour and sophistication, while Venice Beach has a more eccentric vibe. Nestled high in the hills above the City, you’ll find the Getty Center, which has both art and architecture on display. If science and history are your thing, Griffith Observatory is a must-visit, as are the La Brea Tar Pits, where you can see the preserved prehistoric remains of the creatures that became entrapped in the sticky bubbling tar. Alternatively, visit a naval monument at the USS Iowa or enjoy the carnival atmosphere of Santa Monica Pier. For something more peaceful, see the calm life beneath the water at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Universal Studios is a working film and TV studio where you can see stars of stage and screen at work. If you’re lucky, you may get a glimpse of a celebrity enjoying a spot of retail therapy in the designer boutiques in Beverly Hills and on Rodeo Drive. Stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame and gaze down at the marble and brass stars inlaid in the pavement that give eternal life to the stars of stage and screen and mark their achievements.

LA isn’t all red carpets, glitz and glamour. It was once at the heart of the gold and oil rushes of the 1840s and ‘50s. It was only in the early 1900s that major film studios arrived and the once dusty cattle settlement began its transformation to the entertainment capital of the world that we know today.

To get a real feel for LA, plan a mix of studio tours, museum visits, beach trips and fine dining. Don’t be disappointed if you don’t get to spot a celebrity. Los Angeles itself is the real star of the show.

Activities in Los Angeles

A star-studded venue which is part film and TV studio, part entertainment complex and part amusement park for three-times the fun.

Head to this century-old sun-baked attraction which has plenty of quirky beachside kitsch, a boardwalk ambience and a heady carnival atmosphere.

A trip to LA wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Tinseltown’s star-studded tribute to the movers and shakers of the entertainment industry.

Top up your tan while you watch body builders and colourful performers doing their stuff along Los Angeles’ quirky urban shoreline, a great escape from the city.

This multipurpose sports arena has hosted some of the world’s biggest musical acts and is home to two National Basketball Association teams.

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Magical kingdoms and storybook fairy tales come to life before your eyes at Disneyland® Resort Theme Parks. Discover for yourself why Disney's enchanting Disneyland® Park is one of the happiest places on earth, and see your favorite stories become reality at Disney California Adventure® Park.

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Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience, and enjoy all of the thrills, laughter and wonder with a 1-day General Admission Ticket to Universal Studios HollywoodTM! With General Admission, you can check out the world-famous Studio Tour in California and explore the largest working movie studio in the world! Cast spells throughout The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, and soar over HogwartsTM castle in Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyTM.

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Skip the regular lines all day long with the Universal ExpressTM Ticket. Receive all-day admission to the Park, along with one-time express access to each ride and attraction and seated show*.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain is known as the “Thrill Capital of the World,” the 260-acre theme park features 19 world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions for the entire family.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood brings you closer to the entertainment you love. You'll never see Hollywood the same way again as you explore the working sets and actual sound stages where the biggest names in entertainment made history.

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Your exclusive access to Hollywood awaits. Immerse yourself in a full day of moviemaking magic with an expert guide as you discover a side of Universal Studios HollywoodTM the general public doesn’t get to see. You’ll receive exclusive access to Backlot sets not open to the general public.

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