Griffith Observatory

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Los Angeles – Things to do

Los Angeles Attractions

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.

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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.

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