Los Angeles Overview
Los Angeles is located along the coast of Southern California and is one of the largest cities in the world. L.A. topography is diverse and includes beaches, urban sprawl, rural foothills and snow-covered peaks. Our Los Angeles travel guide includes a list of fun things to do in L.A. and L.A. attractions including the Santa Monica Pier, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Universal Studios Hollywood, L.A. Zoo, Aquarium of the Pacific, Griffith Park, Hollywood movie studios, Los Angeles beaches, L.A. Dodgers, Rodeo Drive and much more. We list all of the Los Angeles attractions from Hollywood to Malibu and Pasadena to Long Beach.
TIP L.A. is home to nearly 4 million people. Popular attractions can be inundated with visitors on weekends. Summer months between June and September can further overcrowd attractions when schools are closed for summer break. The best time to visit L.A. and avoid crowds is weekdays between the months of October and May.