Many people travel to the City of Los Angeles expecting it to look like a scene out of a movie or television show. It does in many respects, with productions shot on location within Los Angeles county. However, that’s not all the “City of Angels” has to offer.
This city contains many neighborhoods, each one more diverse than the next. Take a day to travel and experience these areas for yourself. Each neighborhood offers a new perspective on this city that’s way more than just stage lights and red carpets.
The wealthy, fabulous, and affluent all strut down Rodeo drive in Beverly Hills. The streets are as immaculate as the stores and restaurants that populate Beverly Hills whose main purpose seems to be to take haute couture to the next level. For those ready to celebrity spot and shop till they drop, Beverly Hills is the place to be.
The charming L.A. neighborhood known as Echo Park is famous for its colors, diversity, and proximity to Chinatown, downtown L.A., and Los Feliz. Named for the beautiful Echo Park, the area is equal parts trendy and retro – bringing you back to old-school L.A.
Once a bit rough around the edges, Downtown L.A. has come full circle to once again become the place to be. A visit to the Bradbury Building, a stroll through the Grand Central market, or a tour of the iconic Los Angeles City Hall will take you through L.A.’s colorful past.
Known for being the birthplace of the U.S. film industry, Hollywood is a must-see for pop-culture lovers as well as history buffs. Whether you’re looking to strut down the Hollywood walk of fame, re-experience Jurassic Park at Universal Studios, or feel like you’re part of the Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater, there’s no better place to feel like a movie star.
Did we miss one of your favorite neighborhoods in Los Angeles? With such a large city, it’s hard to choose just a few. Let us know where you enjoy hanging out while in Los Angeles and why we should drop by to pay a visit. That’s the best way to learn new things and experience the many joys of travel.