The question in Los Angeles is never what to do, but where to begin. The county is home to many famous attractions in a relatively concentrated space. Your choices include amusement parks, architectural landmarks, art museums and galleries, beaches, parks, hiking and shopping, to name a few. After the sun goes down, you'll find there's an abundance of nightlife options, including movies (of course!), as well as live music and comedy provided by performers both legendary and yet-to-be-discovered.
Hollywood, California, where stardom lays just a breath and a dream away. This mecca of wanderlust, fantasy, and decades of celluloid whimsy is as beautiful and magical in its reality as in the wishes of millions who step into the city each year. Beneath the plush houses on the hills surrounding that oh so famous sign, lay streets paved with stars not just from the footsteps of those following the paths of legends, but literally in the form of the celebrated Walk of Fame. Several movie studios, record labels, and publishing companies can be found there as well. Tourists can spend hours, days even, sightseeing along Hollywood Boulevard taking in everything from the mundane and nostalgic to the downright cutting edge and absurd.
When the sun sets, catch a summertime concert at the world famous Hollywood Bowl or hit the clubs of the more infamous Sunset Strip where rock legends past and present have turned a troubadour's life of debauchery and excess into an art form.
Gucci, Prada, Versace, and many other names that stand for opulence and wealth line the shops of Rodeo Drive and the Golden Triangle. The playground of heiresses and the social elite, Beverly Hills is a bastion of material excess and solid gold style. Houses in the area range from the extravagant in size and splendor to the divinely elegant. Outstretched palm leaves extend their shadows over stately manors situated on some of the city's most sought after addresses. Apartments and condos are also highly fought over as seekers look to move and mingle among high society ravenously pursue available vacancies.