Located in California and known for its Hollywood sign, Los Angeles is a wonderful place to visit! Did you know that the Hollywood sign initially read Hollywoodland? With over a hundred museums and it’s amazing weather, LA would make a great place to explore! Below, we have a list of things that could do if you’re in Los Angeles.
Universal Studios Hollywood
This film studio and theme park is a must visit if you are in LA! It is a great visit for Harry Potter fans. You can explore the Hogwarts castle grounds and also take a ride over them! Ever wanted to ride the Hippogriff? Here’s your chance! Go to Ollivanders and get the wand of your dreams! As for the food, you can get Pumpkin Juice at Three Broomsticks and Butterbeer at Butterbeer cart! Honeydukes is spilling with Bertie Bott’s Every Flavored Beans and Chocolate Frogs! The place also has robes and hats that you could try on! The other movies the place features are Fast and Furious, Transformers, King Kong and Despicable Me.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the most popular tourist attractions in LA. The stars with the celebrities’ names on it are made with brass and terrazzo. Here are some quick facts about the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A celebrity can have more than one start for her/him. A couple of celebrities also have their stars stolen. The stars have also had typos. Oops, yes. Typos, where they got the name wrong. Once, when there was a subway construction, hundreds of stars were removed for a couple of years until the construction was over.
Venice Beach is a mandatory destination when you’re in LA. Need some entertainment? Just go over to the Venice Ocean Front Walk and no matter what time of the day it is, there are always wonderful street performers, artists and even fortune tellers! The Venice Beach is one of the favorites of the people and is a really great place to surf. Also, don’t miss the chance to stroll through the Venice Canals. It is a nice place to escape all the commotion.
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Whoever your hero is, from Charlie Chaplin to Marilyn Monroe to Taylor Swift, find all their wax models and have your Hollywood moment with a few pictures! If you’re a Marvel fan, then you’re in for a treat! The place has wax statues of Iron Man, the mighty Thor, Captain America and Wolverine! There’s also an animated experience for you to enjoy which makes you feel like you’re part of the scene!
Santa Monica Pier
Want some carefree time and fun? Head over to the Santa Monica Pier. Get on the world’s only solar powered Ferris wheel and the other rides and scream at the top of your lungs! Here, you don’t need a fishing license to throw a hook in the ocean. Go on a ride on the famous carousel with your loved one. And yeah, how can we forget the hotdog on a stick? Don’t forget to grab one when you’re here!