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5 Great Attractions in Los Angeles

Monday, 04 Oct 2010 12:21 PM

Casinos, cars, and celebrities are the top three things to expect when you visit Los Angeles on a travel or tour. Los Angeles, the city of Angels, is a collage of cultural diversity, varied ethnicities, and eclectic landscapes. This amazing city was discovered in 1781 by a group of 44 settlers.

However, it was not until 1907, when the movie industry began, that the city became famous. Thereafter, Los Angeles became the “Land of Promise and Opportunity.” There are a number of Los Angeles attractions like Universal Studios, Disneyland, and various beaches that attract millions of tourists every year.

“Tours Los Angeles” and “Los Angeles sightseeing list” are some frequently searched terms on travel websites. Los Angeles can keep visitors busy for days. Los Angeles travel can include exotic holiday options or budget travel. Los Angeles sightseeing opportunities are infinite. You can select tours in Los Angeles based on your budget and taste.

If you have been planning a trip to this city, here is a list of 5 great attractions in Los Angeles. Don’t forget to include these in your Los Angeles sightseeing itinerary:

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Universal Studios Los Angeles: Los Angeles sightseeing could begin with a visit to Universal Studios. It’s a great attraction that is considered a Mecca for movie lovers. The Hollywood-based theme park provides numerous rides and shows based on popular films and television shows. Universal Studios gives you the chance to be a part of "Fear Factor" or see King Kong in a fit of rage. After a tour of Universal Studios, you can hangout at the Hard Rock Café or at the food court on the premises. So don’t miss this during a vacation to Los Angeles.

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Venice Beach: From tattoo parlors to mesmerizing street artists, this Los Angeles sightseeing spot buzzes with lots of activity. Take a
romantic stroll on the Venice Beach Board Walk and enjoy the work of local artists or cheer on a group of beach volleyball players, while sipping a mug of cold beer. Venice Beach is certainly one of the most popular attractions in Los Angeles. Zuma Beach and Manhattan Beach are other famous attractions in Los Angeles. These beaches are farther away and are some of the best spots for enjoying romantic sunsets.

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Disneyland: Your Los Angeles travel is incomplete without a visit to Disneyland — the home of Mickey Mouse. Disneyland tours present visitors with over 60 joyrides along with specialty stores, eateries, and numerous shopping stores. With all of these attractions, why wouldn't you include Disneyland, Anaheim, on your list of things to do in Los Angeles?

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Hollywood: How can you plan a trip to Los Angeles without planning to visit Hollywood? Hollywood is one of the greatest attractions in Los Angeles and the main reason for the surging population. However, don’t get your hopes high, as you are unlikely to run into a star during Hollywood tours in Los Angeles. Nevertheless, you can see the handprints of your favorite celebrities by visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame located in the Chinese theatre. You can also hop over to the bars and night clubs on the Sunset Strip during your visit to Hollywood.

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Griffith Park: Lush green golf courses, animals at the Los Angeles zoo, museums, and a big picnic area make Griffith Park a truly inviting place. Children love watching alligators, gorillas, polar bears, seals, and other animals at the zoo. Griffith Park is a favorite place for families. Do include Griffith Park on your list of things to do in Los Angeles and visit the observatory and planetarium here.

Plan a trip to Los Angeles and have fun, meet some great people, and soak in the beautiful scenery. It is a great place to take your family on a vacation.

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