10 Exciting reasons to visit LA

10 exciting reasons to visit laLos Angeles, LA, is a vibrant and beautiful city in the world. It presents a vast collection of communities and micro-cities namely Beverly Hills, Downtown, Pasadena, Hollywood, Venice, Malibu, Long Beach, Topanga, Santa Monica, the San Fernando Valley, the many canyons that are associated with a vast network of freeways.

LA is ethnically and geographically diverse. It houses people from 140 countries speaking in different languages. It is touted to be ‘the city of the future’ owing to its expanse of diverse and rightly connected neighborhoods and their cultures mix.  Topographically, it is very beautiful, that is mostly overlooked.

This is the key reputation of LA that draws tourists from far and wide to this so called ‘Tinsel Town.’ The Hollywood and Highland Center is Close by to the Chinese Theater making to the Academy Awards each year.

2.Sun, Sand, and Surf
Los Angeles has everything, from white sand to breathtaking cliffs. 33 public beaches are forming a coastline of 75 miles and are a lover’s delight. On the other hand, Santa Monica beach is packed with games and amusement rides. There is a Lobster restaurant offering exceptional dining option, and the premier shopping is amazing.

Venice Beach also looks beautiful with funky shops, art galleries, off-beat cafes and fascinating architecture.  On the sand find body builders and on the boardwalk is dotted with street performers. Reach Topanga State Beach, if you wish to surf.

3.Celebrities are Everywhere
As LA is an entertainment industry basically, escaping sightings of music, favorite television and movie stars are difficult. The paparazzi are found in LA trendiest shopping streets, and the renowned shops such as Intermix and Kitson are always full of celebs.

The Ivy on Robertson Boulevard serves Italian and American classics in its beautiful umbrella-shaded patio, and you can dine with Tom Cruise to Jennifer Lopez.

4.The Food!
LA is a paradise for food lovers as it has a diverse population that you can get foods that please any foodie. Right from authentic Chinese cuisine to dumpling house to pork dumplings to juicy crab, takeaway lunch boxes and red bean buns, there is lots to expect on the weekends.

5.Shopping in Beverly Hills
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is the shopping district.  There are international brands such as Chanel, Armani, Louis Vuitton, and Prada along Rodeo.  Shoppers can walk to Wilshire Boulevard, and find large boutiques.

6.Cutting Edge Art Scene
Art galleries may be seen all over the city, but Culver City presents the cutting edge and emerging artists. Roberts and Tilton, and Royal T are famous galleries having large expansive warehouse-like spaces. The area features for the public open gallery nights.

7.Theme Parks for Families
This is the happiest place for families. It is in Anaheim, and there are amusement rides for all ages, meet Pixar and Disney movie characters, ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Krypton roller coaster, and daring guests ride zero gravity.

8.Scenic Drives
Los Angeles is filled with gorgeous drives. Start near Downtown, and head west towards the ocean.Keep driving up to thePacific Ocean and Gladstone’s Restaurant, the choicest seafood restaurants.

Mulholland Drive is also a beautiful curvy road running to the 405 Freeway and beyond. View the breathtaking city, valley and ocean views. Stop to take photos at the scenic places.

9.Revitalized Downtown
This is the coolest places with downtown being the best dotted with fashionable loft apartments, dilapidated bank buildings and architectural gems.

The rooftop bar of the Standard (Hotel) Downtown’s is featured in countless movies, and it offers stunning views of the skyscrapers. However, for concerts and fine-dining, check at the L.A. Live complex featuring the Nokia Theatre, Grammy Museum, and Conga Room.

10.Griffith Park
Griffith Park is the New York’s Central Park. It is the largest park, housing the L.A. Zoo, The Greek Theatre, The Gene Autry Museum and the Griffith Observatory. The train museum is an attraction, and the pony rides attract children and families. Sporty visitors may opt to rent bicycles, while tennis, swimming, tennis, golfing and hiking are available.


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