Top 102 attractions to explore in Los Angeles County
Most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2018. It is the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world with a Nominal GDP of over $700 billion.
Abbot Kinney Boulevard is a mile-long road lined with shops, restaurants, and galleries located in the southern part of Venice, Los Angeles, California. It stretches from Washington Boulevard to Main Street and is home to one-of-a–kind local goods as well as internationally recognized brands. The street has numerous international flagship stores, boutiques, art galleries, salons, and fitness studios. Abbot Kinney is also a popular nightlife spot.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the largest museum in the United States devoted to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking.The museum is located in the historic May Company Building on the intersection Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue. This Academy holds more than 13 million objects including costumes, costume sketches, film reels, posters, props, and screenplays dating back to 1927.
Angel Stadium of Anaheim is one of the most iconic ballparks in Major League Baseball. Although it’s the fourth-oldest MLB ballpark and and was also the home stadium to the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League from 1980 to 1994. It is the fourth-oldest active Major League Baseball stadium, behind Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, and Dodger Stadium; it is also the second-oldest stadium in the American League. It hosted the 1967, 1989, and 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Games.
This is a landmark and historic 2 ft 6 in narrow gauge funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district. The 118-year-old funicular takes passengers on a short ride between Hill Street and Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill. After being stored for 27 years, the funicular was rebuilt and reopened by the newly formed Angels Flight Railway Foundation on February 24, 1996, half a block south of the original site.
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is a state-protected reserve of California, United States, harboring the most consistent blooms of California poppies, the state flower. The reserve is at an elevation ranging from 2,600 to 3,000 feet above sea level, in the Mojave Desert climate zone. The intense blooming season for the California poppy falls usually within late winter to early spring, during the months of mid-February through mid-May.
The Aquarium features a collection of over 11,000 animals representing over 500 different species in exhibits ranging in size and capacity from about 5,000 to 350,000 gallons. Exhibits introduce the inhabitants and seascapes of the Pacific, while also focusing on specific conservation messages associated with each region. .
Dedicated to exploring an inclusive history of the American West. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.
A maritime museum located at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California. The museum's main artifact is the USS Iowa, lead ship of the Iowa class of battleships. It provides a glimpse into the past through a unique experience aboard the only battleship museum on the West Coast.
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an aquarium in Los Angeles at San Pedro, California. The aquarium interprets both the physical processes of oceanography and marine biology of Southern California by use of displays and educational programs for the public.It encloses some spaces and opens others up, ushering visitors through outdoor exhibit spaces and toward the indoor attractions.
The California African American Museum explores the art, history, and culture of African Americans, with an emphasis on California and the West.The Museum focuses on enrichment and education on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans with a focus on California and western United States. Admission is free to all visitors. Their mission statement is "to research, collect, preserve, and interpret for public enrichment the history, art and culture of African Americans.
The Los Angeles Public Library serves the residents of the City of Los Angeles. The system holds more than six million volumes, and with around 19 million residents in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, it serves the largest population of any public library system in the United States.
This is a multi-purpose arena in Downtown Los Angeles. Adjacent to the L.A. Live development. it is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League , the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.
Descanso Gardens is a 150-acre botanical garden located in La Cañada Flintridge. It features a wide area, mostly forested, with artificial streams, ponds, and lawns. Descanso Gardens has a wide collection of fruit trees, including orange, peach, pear, pomegranate, crabapple, fruits of the genus prunus, grapes, and passionfruit.
Dockweiler State Beach is a beach in Los Angeles, California. It features a three mile long shoreline with a picnic area and concession stand. The park boasts the Dockweiler Hang Gliding Center and the Hang Gliding Flight Training Concession. The Dockweiler State Beach bicycle path is maintained by the Los Angeles Department of TransportationAlthough this is a State Beach, there are no camping sites that are reserved through ReserveCalifornia. The park is operated by a local agency.
A majestic baseball stadium in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The stadium hosted the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in 1980—and will host in 2022—as well as games of 10 World Series. It is the oldest ballpark in MLB west of the Mississippi River, and third-oldest overall, after Fenway Park in Boston. It is sometimes referred to as “Blue Heaven on Earth,” a nickname coined by Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda.
Formerly known as the Kodak Theatre,is a live-performance auditorium in the Ovation Hollywood shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue. It was designed as a permanent home for the annual Academy Awards ceremony, and having opening in November 2001 has hosted The Oscars every year since. It is adjacent to the TCL Chinese Theatre and near the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
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