Home of Disneyland, movie stars, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood, Los Angeles has long lured people into its glittering fantasy world. With endless sunshine, palm trees, shopping malls and beautiful people, this city is like no place you’ve ever been before, and yet is strangely familiar. Los Angeles is a wonderful, vibrant, exhilarating multi-cultural hub with a plethora of things to do and see.

Facts

Population

10,100,000

Currency

US Dollar $ ($1= 100 cents)

Opening hours

Shops are generally open Monday to Saturday from 10a.m. or 11a.m. to 5p.m. or 6p.m. Many shops usually open later on Sundays than on weekdays, and close earlier. Malls tend to stay open longer hours.

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Tourist information

The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau Monday-Friday from 9 am-5 pm 685 Figueroa Street, between Wilshire Blvd. and 7th Street, Downtown +1 213 689 8822

Travel to Los Angeles

Reserve your flights to Los Angeles with Etihad Airways today and journey to the land of movie making magic. Prepare to spend a fair amount of time in the city that boasts a plethora of world-class tourist attractions and is home to Hollywood’s elite.

With endless fun attractions and excitement around every corner at any time of year, you will have no trouble finding the best things to see and do in Los Angeles, come rain or shine. 

Top 5 things to do in Los Angeles

From star spotting and museum-going to shopping and world-class performances, there is a plethora of things to do in Los Angeles. The trouble is deciding where to begin your journey. 

  • Tour the stunning grounds of the famous Graystone Manor. This majestic mansion has been the backdrop for no less than 64 different Hollywood movies
  • Leisurely stroll down the iconic boardwalk at Venice Beach and immerse yourself in its quirky eccentricity
  • Indulge in the opulence that surrounds you when you spend the day shopping at the luxurious shops of Rodeo Drive
  • Search the stars for new worlds via the giant telescope at the Griffith Observatory
  • Take a heart-pounding hike through the Hollywood Hills in Runyon Canyon Park

Shopping in Los Angeles

If you are on holiday in Los Angeles, there is no escaping the shopping districts, fashionable neighborhoods, celebrities' favourite stores, and beauty salons own every corner of the city.

The LA Fashion District is arguably the premier shopping destination in Los Angeles for its bargains and trend-setting designs, while Melrose Avenue in Hollywood and Robertson Boulevard are the prime locations to shop in Los Angeles, renowned for their celebrity-status customers.

If time permits, you must take a trip to Hollywood’s Rodeo Drive, popular for its elite boutiques and grand hotels. If you find you have collected more shopping bags than anticipated, you can request additional baggage for a small fee with Etihad Airways’ baggage allowance on flights to Los Angeles. Extra baggage is available to all guests flying Coral Economy, Pearl Business and Diamond First Class.

Dining in Los Angeles

You have decided where to go on holiday; now it is time to decide where to eat. With one of the most dynamic gourmet scenes in the country, Los Angeles offers diners everything from 5-star restaurants to street food. Whether you are looking for established favourites, boutique restaurants and cafes, or something extra special, an empty stomach is never on the menu in Los Angeles.

Neighbouring Santa Monica, Malibu and Hollywood are also great places to indulge in cuisines inspired from all around the world - Thai, Chinese, Indian, Mexican and hearty American meals can be found here.

Nightlife in Los Angeles

You have not truly experienced Los Angeles until you have had a glimpse of what it has to offer in the evening. Rooftop lounges, super-stylish restaurants and ultra-trendy nightspots can be found all over the city. In short, there are a whole host of hot properties for you to spend your nights.

If you the glitz and glamour do not appeal to you, check out one of the many framed comedy clubs s   

Located on the Sunset Strip, the Laugh Factory is perhaps the most popular of LA’s comedy offerings, with First & Hope and Jon Lovitz Comedy Club following suit.

Plan your Los Angeles holiday

The city of dreams is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With so much to see and do and an iconic history, Los Angeles is a must for any traveller. With its star-studded heritage and multitude of tourist destinations you will never be short of things to experience.

Tickets to Los Angeles are always in high demand no matter what time of year. The weather in Los Angeles is pleasant all year round, but if there is a peak season it would be in the summer months as beach lover’s flock to the area. Cheap hotels in Los Angeles are incredibly hard to find and are virtually non-existent during the peak awards season, which includes the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. Flight deals to Los Angeles are easy to find with Etihad Airways throughout the year.

Book your flights to Los Angeles today

Los Angeles is the ideal holiday destination offering the perfect fusion of culture and modernity, with a truly breathtaking backdrop.  For affordable tickets, Etihad Airways is always a great choice. Benefit from fantastic fares on flights to Los Angeles, with flights heading out regularly.

 

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