• Griffith Observatory

Los Angeles Holidays

From the Hollywood sign and Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles bursts with national treasures and must-see landmarks, making your trip one to remember.

Shop ‘til you drop on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills before sunning yourself on one of LA’s many beaches, including Santa Monica, Venice and Manhattan beach. Taste a cupcake from a vending machine, head to a rooftop bar and watch the sunset, hike the Hollywood Hills, catch a sports game at the Staples Center and show at LA LIVE; there is something for everyone in L.A. and the cities within Los Angeles are just waiting to entertain you.

If you’re after more of an adrenaline rush, head to one of Los Angeles’ many theme parks; from Disneyland® Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood™ to Knotts Berry Farm or the Ferris wheel on Santa Monica Pier, there’s a ride to suit all.

Centrally located in California, a trip to LA is perfectly paired with a drive up the scenic Highway 1 to San Francisco, or down to explore the charm of San Diego. You can even combine your trip with a stay in Las Vegas, located just four hours down the road, or what about the luxurious islands of Hawaii which is just a six-hour flight away. Why stick with one destination when you can visit more?

Destination Highlights
  • Relax along 75 miles of sunny coastline
  • Go behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Snap photos of the Hollywood sign
  • Ride the Ferris wheel on Santa Monica Pier
  • Meet Mickey Mouse at the original Disneyland
  • Watch the Los Angeles Dodgers throw ball

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Shutters on the Beach

Santa Monica

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€3,039 pp

Shutters on the Beach

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Newport Beach

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€2,269 pp

The Resort at Pelican Hill
Swimming pool

Sixty Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills

H&J Rating
Sixty Beverly Hills

The Garland

Hollywood

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€1,659 pp

The Garland

Time Zone

GMT -8 hours

Flight Time

Direct flights are available from Dublin to Los Angeles with Aer Lingus.

Currency

USD - US Dollar

Visa Information

Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel

Language

English

Health Information

No vaccinations required for travel to Los Angeles

There are world-famous bucket list attractions in Los Angeles and its been named the third most photographed city by Instagram, so get ready to have the holiday of a lifetime. Ride the Ferris wheel on Santa Monica pier; also the end of famed Route 66, soak in the best views of the city from the Griffith Observatory or the Hollywood Hills and let's not forget the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you can see the celebrity's names in stars and visit the landmark of movie premiers and Academy Award ceremonies at the TCL Chinese Theatre.

  • Santa Monica Beach

    Beaches

    There are many beautiful beaches to explore along 75 miles of sunny coastline, from the celebrity homes of Malibu to watching acrobatics at Muscle Beach. Come and experience the endless summer at the beaches of the Los Angeles area.

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Iconic sights

    Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see more than 2000 stars embedded in quite possibly the most famous pavement in the world, step onto the red carpet and take a 30 minute VIP tour at the TCL Chinese Theatre and snap away at the iconic Hollywood sign. Interestingly, this sign was originally an advertisement for real estate back in 1923 and read HOLLYWOODLAND until the 70s when Hugh Hefner lead a restoration project to restore the sign. For a close up, head to the hiking trail that begins at the Griffith Observatory or get incredible views from above in a helicopter.

  • Griffith Park

    Griffith Park and Observatory

    For some of the best views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean, visit this free landmark on the southern slopes of Mount Hollywood. Hike from here into the Hollywood Hills to get up close to the iconic Hollywood Sign and stay to watch the sunset where you will see day turn to night and the city lights fill the sky. The Observatory is one of L.A's most famous movie locations and a national leader in public astronomy.

Select month

Average weather in January

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Los Angeles
13ºC
77mm

Average weather in February

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Los Angeles
13ºC
98mm

Average weather in March

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Los Angeles
14ºC
46mm

Average weather in April

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Los Angeles
16ºC
17mm

Average weather in May

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Los Angeles
17ºC
10mm

Average weather in June

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Los Angeles
19ºC
3mm

Average weather in July

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Los Angeles
22ºC

Average weather in August

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Los Angeles
22ºC

Average weather in September

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Los Angeles
21ºC
5mm

Average weather in October

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Los Angeles
18ºC
11mm

Average weather in November

Best travel weather

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Los Angeles
17ºC
18mm

Average weather in December

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Los Angeles
14ºC
47mm
  • Melody, Destination Specialist

    Mel

    Destination Specialist

    "When you visit Universal Studios Hollywood™, upgrade to the VIP or front of line pass to skip the queues and make the most of your time at the park, it was well worth it."

  • Rozario

    Destination Specialist

    "To skip the much known LA traffic, ride the Metro system. We went from watching a basketball game at the Staples Center in downtown to Santa Monica beach so easily."

Our Los Angeles destinations

Huntington Beach Pier

Los Angeles

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach

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Hollywood

Hollywood
Beverly Hills Sign

Los Angeles

Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills
Santa Monica Beach

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica

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Newport Beach

Newport Beach

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Anaheim

Anaheim

Types of Los Angeles holidays

Los Angeles Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway 1

Self Drive California

Self Drive California

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