Discover Top Attractions in Los Angeles County

From Hollywood to Pasadena, you’ll find a wealth of attractions, entertainment, events, and festivals to enjoy around Los Angeles County. The LA metro area is always abuzz with activity and you can attend several annual events and celebrations around the city throughout the year.Popular events include the Los Angeles County Fair in September and the Long Beach Crawfish Festival in August.

You’ll find some of the most iconic landmarks and cultural attractions in Hollywood, so be sure to take a guided tour or self-guided tour of the area during your visit. Northwest Los Angeles is home to the Simi Valley, Oxnard, and Thousand Oaks neighborhood. Head south to visit Long Beach and Los Alamitos. You’ll find a number of eclectic restaurants and cafes around these beach cities and several family-friendly sites to explore.

Head further inland from Long Beach to visit the city of San Dimas where you can enjoy charming neighborhoods and visit art galleries. Los Angeles County truly has something for everyone and you’ll want to set your sights on event venues like the Staples Center for all types of entertainment and events.

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Hollywood Blvd Sign in Southern California


From Griffith Park to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, you’ll find a wealth of historic and cultural attractions around L.A. County. Take a sightseeing tour of the city to visit destinations like Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Wilshire Boulevard, the Santa Monica Pier, and the Hollywood Sign among other popular attractions.

Girl in a museum in Southern California

Museums & Theater

L.A. County is blessed with several museums, performing arts centers, theaters, and movie venues. Spend an afternoon at the Los Angeles County Museum or take a tour of the Getty Center. Walt Disney Concert Hall hosts performances year round and you can visit destinations like the Natural History Museum or Autry Museum of the American West to discover something new.

Crystal Cove State Park in Southern California


Spend a day at one of the many beautiful beaches in Los Angeles County. Enjoy surfing, scuba diving, swimming, and other activities just a short drive from the Pacific Coast Highway. Corral State Beach, Dan Blocker Beach, El Matador Beach, and Malibu Surfrider Beach are some destinations you’ll want to add to your must-visit list.

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Universal Studios

Spend a few days at Universal Studios Hollywood to enjoy a variety of theme park attractions and experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. This theme park in Universal City offers a Studio Tour that takes you behind the scenes of some of the world’s biggest blockbusters and action movies. You can also enjoy The Walking Dead and other movie-themed attractions during your visit.

Football in Southern California


Dozens of sports teams are based out of Los Angeles and you can head to the Staples Center, Dodger Stadium, the Rose Bowl, and the StubHub Center to catch your favorite teams in action. Head here to cheer on the Lakers basketball team, Los Angeles Dodgers, or the Rams and Chargers football teams during your visit.

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