Long synonymous with the glitz and glamour of showbiz, Los Angeles, the second largest city in the United States, is home to more ambitious artists and A-List celebrities than any other city in the world. Strut along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, drive along the fabled Sunset Strip to the palm-lined streets of Beverly Hills and marvel at the amazing mansions of world famous celebrities.
Things to do in Los Angeles, California
There is perhaps nowhere in the world more synonymous with the legend of Tinseltown than Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, making it the perfect place to begin your sightseeing in LA. Keep your eyes peeled for celebrities strutting down the Sunset Strip - it's home to the best shopping, night life and restaurants in LA, and a favourite haunt of Hollywood’s rich and famous.
Big names, such as Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robbie Williams, all have homes in the surrounding Hollywood Hills and are often spotted enjoying some of the luxurious attractions in LA and Sunset Boulevard.
The Walk of Fame has to be the most famous sidewalk in the world. Located along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard, the Walk of Fame pays homage to the greatest names in the entertainment industry by immortalising them in an iconic tribute star. New names are constantly added – you could be lucky enough to witness a star induction ceremony on your LA visit!
Enjoy a guided tour of the Kodak Theatre on Hollywood's famous Sunset Boulevard; a live performance venue that hosts some of the biggest stars and celebrity events in Los Angeles and is the current home of the Oscars.
It's hard to miss the iconic Hollywood Sign; the 45 foot tall letters, perched on the highest peak in Los Angeles, are synonymous with the town below and have featured in over 25 movie classics.
Since 1934 when the first few farmers pulled into Los Angeles's Gilmore Island in order to sell their wares, Hollywood's Farmers Market has swelled in size to become one of the city's biggest and best loved street markets. 8 decades on from when it was first proposed and now millions of visitors now come to eat, shop, explore and be entertained.