Los Angeles Information

Famous around the world for fashion, film, and fun, Los Angeles offers visitors a wide array of entertainment options. Some of the most interesting attractions visited by tourists include the following:

Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 91608
800-864-8377
Universal Studios Hollywood is the original Universal Studios theme park, initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. The LA Universal Studio is the first of many fully-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks, along with Universal Studios Orlando, Universal Studios Japan, and others. Besides the numerous points of interest, there are many restaurants inside also, including Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, and Hard Rock Cafe.

Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Blvd at Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-469-8311
The world wide known "Walk of Fame" is indeed a must-see for any film or TV lover. It is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the entertainment industry.

Grauman's Chinese Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-464-8111
The Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is the most famous movie theatre in the world. Grauman's Chinese Theatre opened over 70 years ago. Since then, the Chinese Theatre has been the site of more gala Hollywood movie premieres than any other theatre. In the 1940's, Grauman's Chinese Theatre also hosted the annual Academy Award ceremonies.

Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-644-6400
The Los Angeles Zoo has more than 1.500 animals, birds and reptiles in natural habitat settings. The zoo is located near the junction of the Golden State and Ventura Freeways inside Griffith Park. The zoo also has an Animal Encounters program that encourages interaction between visiting kids and the residents of this wild kingdom.

Griffith Park
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-913-4688
Griffith Park with its Planetarium is situated on the edge of Hollywood. It contains recreational facilities, nature areas, and various family attractions. With more than 4.000 acres, Griffith Park is one of the largest urban parks in the world. The planetarium and observatory offer science exhibits and various shows throughout the day and is a popular place for viewing the LA City lights at night.

Venice Beach
1531 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291
310-399-2775
Venice Beach is known to include the beach, the promenade that runs parallel to the beach ("Ocean Front Walk" or just "the boardwalk"), Muscle Beach, the tennis courts, Skate Dancing plaza, the numerous beach volleyball courts, the bike trail and the businesses and residences that have their addresses on Ocean Front Walk. It's a great magnet for tourists, even from other parts of Los Angeles, and is well-known for its eclectic, counter-culture atmosphere.