California, out of all of America’s states, has always been the idyllic paradise where dreams are sought and found, and Los Angeles is its grand centerpiece. Los Angeles is a tourist’s ultimate dream with a plethora of fascinating, exciting, and luxurious attractions for student groups large and small to enjoy.
Tinseltown, the city of golden opportunity, cinema, celebrities, and the white sands of the expansive, blue Pacific. Hollywood remains a Los Angeles landmark of the film industry with the iconic Hollywood sign, the TCL Chinese Theatre, and the host theater of the Academy Awards, Dolby Theatre. Take a tour of the Sunset Strip or of the celebrity homes in Beverly Hills. Look into the making of your favorite films at Universal Studios, Warner Bros., or Sony Pictures.
Los Angeles does not, however, begin and end with Hollywood. This sun-soaked metropolis has everything from 40,000-year-old tar pits at La Brea to the most luxurious and high-end shopping district at Rodeo Drive. Relax on the 75 miles of sandy coastline, walk along the boardwalks, people-watch at Venice Beach, or surf the waves with the pros. Visit Walt Disney’s original theme park creation at Disneyland to ride the thrilling coasters, themed attractions, and to meet your favorite characters like Cinderella and Mickey Mouse. Experience the nature and wildlife of California at Griffith Park and the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Catch a Lakers game, see a concert at the Orpheum or the Staples Center, or see a movie sitting in the Hollywood Forever cemetery.
There is no shortage of attractions or fascinations in Los Angeles with ten major regions to explore including Hollywood, the Valley, Westside, and Santa Monica. Stop by the tourist destinations and then seek out hidden gems, local hotspots, and cultural landmarks in the City of Angels.