Things to do in Los Angeles

The city of angels, Los Angeles, California is one of the state’s main points of interest, desired and visited by tourists year round due to the great sunny weather and the famous Hollywood attractions. This international city is the third largest city in the world and a leader in entertainment, sports, hi-tech and education. There’s an endless amount of places to explore when you head to this huge city, and the sheer amount of choices can be very overwhelming. To help you get started, here are some of the most exciting things to do in L.A:

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  • Visit Santa Monica Beach: The famous 3 mile beach line is a beautiful spot to visit, with many options to explore. If you want to indulge, do not hesitate and step right into the soft beach sand. To match the leisure experience, stroll along the famous pier and enjoy one of the many local restaurants and bars. If you are into active fun, notice this beach has the longest beach bicycle path in the world- 22 miles of bike action along the shore.
  • Paramount Studio Tour: One of the last standing studios in Hollywood. The best way to explore the studio thoroughly is with the local guided tour that will take you through famous TV and film sets. The tour guides are knowledgeable and provide an inside look into some of Hollywood backstage life.
  • Visit Griffith Park: With 4,000 acres of park life, Griffith Park is the largest urban park in the United States. You can enjoy a whole day or a few days of travelling, just in this one park! Not less than 45 miles of hiking trails and different trails to bike or stroll, makes this park a wonderful attraction to explore. It also is absolutely free to enter!
  • Tan and enjoy the beach: Malibu beaches are northwest to the heart of L.A. Feel like a celebrity for a day and enjoy the “rich and famous” vibe and the gorgeous waters.

Want to know more about the most recommended things to do in Los Angeles? Watch our many video guides before you travel to the city and plan the perfect holiday with a little bit of help from Vidtur. We have lots of tips and ideas for you, that could really enhance your time in LA!

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