Exploring the Charming Los Angeles

Located in the Southern side of sunny California, Los Angeles is the second largest city in the US. Home to Hollywood stars, this ‘City of Angels’ is the most glamorous city you’ll ever visit. Movie fanatics can go on a pilgrimage of the Universal Studios. It has many exciting attractions such as 3D motion simulators with themes such as The Simpsons Ride and Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem. Live shows are held where fascinating special effects and fun animal tricks are demonstrated. There’s also a Roller Coaster, an Aerial Carousal and an Interactive Walkthrough Maze. Harry potter fans can have a blast at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Besides engaging in a host of thrilling activities, tourists can enjoy amusing live shows like the Ollivander’s Wand Show and the Frog Choir. People can also meet a horde of characters roaming around in costume, such as, Count Dracula, Curious George, Dora the Explorer and Marilyn Monroe. Those who are a little short on time can simply go for an astonishing Tram Ride and take a tour of the studio which houses various sets used in their movies.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame, is a marvelous landmark that should not be missed. It is a plethora of around 2,570 five-pointed stars made of terrazzo and brass, embedded in the sidewalks that run along the Hollywood Boulevard. Each star is dedicated to different renowned musicians, actors, producers, directors and theatrical groups. Located here is also the celebrated, exquisite Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.

Situated at the Eastern side of the Santa Monica Mountains, the Griffith Park, is one of the largest parks of North America. Some of the astounding attractions of the park are the Griffith Observatory, the Bronson Canyon, golf courses, picnic grounds, pony rides and scenic hiking trails. The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, is an enchanting place for children and adults alike. It was built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. Along with having various themed sections such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Tarzan’s, there are regular, entertaining live performances.

For the more adventurous ones, there a many thrilling options of water sports such as snorkeling, sailing and an all-time favorite– surfing. The most chic beaches to surf are Malibu Beach, Zuma Beach and Venice Beach.

The magnificent Hollywood Sign, standing tall with the staggering height of 45 feet, is located on Mount Lee. Considered to be a great icon of the American culture, no trip is complete without a visit to this place.

The best time to visit ‘The Big Orange’ is from March to May and from September to November. Fly in the off season and grab cheap flights to Los Angeles. Book today and have a great, refreshing vacation.

Source by Aileen Carter

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