Top 10 Los Angeles Attractions
Theme Parks, Concerts, Shopping, and Art Galore!
Los Angeles is a treasure trove of world-class entertainment acts, five-star restaurants and top-bill shopping. Discover the best of the City of Angels with our Guide to the Top 10 Attractions near Le Parc Suite Hotel and surrounding areas. Our hotel near Rodeo Drive may be in the heart of the action, but the metropolitan area has something for everyone.
Here are some of the best Los Angeles attractions to consider during your stay.
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
1 (800) UNIVERSAL
The granddaddy of movie theme parks, Universal Studios Hollywood has evolved from a quaint backstage tram tour to a high-tech playground. Attractions and shows include Transformers, the 3-D Ride, Jurassic Park, and the Mummy Ride. The park also has all sorts of entertainment acts including stunt tricks, animal capers and street entertainers, as well as numerous food vendors. While you're here, be sure to visit City Walk; a mega-entertainment, dining and shopping complex.
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Over a billion dollars was spent constructing The Getty Center, which houses a collection of memorable works of art from Greek and Roman antiquities to contemporary American and European photographs. It boasts panoramic views of the city, mountains, and the Pacific, and has a wide choice of places to dine and tranquil gardens to stroll.
The Avenues – Art, Fashion & Design District
This posh district in West Hollywood offers premier shopping from international brands like Dolce & Gabbana and John Varvatos to local favorites like Kitson and favorite fine-dining from Urth Caffé to Cecconi’s. With a legend of catering to movie stars and the elite, the Avenues exude quality and style. Immerse yourself in culture with year round events including free gallery walks, charity events, book signings and more.
Hollywood & Highland
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Along with the Hollywood & Highland Center, home to the Academy Awards and Iris by Cirque du Soleil, the Hollywood & Highland complex is a great place to shop and gather with friends. Here, trend-setting fashion and gourmet-caliber dining prove that haute couture and beautiful people reign supreme. This truly unique complex includes the renowned Hollywood & Highland Center, more than 60 specialty stores, public art exhibitions and some of the best photo spots of the Hollywood sign anywhere.
Rodeo Drive/Beverly Hills
Only three blocks long, the stretch of shops and boutiques on Rodeo Drive is synonymous with "elegance" and has long been the shopping destination for travelers. Celebrated clothing designers, including Armani, Christian Dior, Chanel, Ferragamo, Versace, Gucci, Ralph Lauren and Valentino are here, and jewelry stores boast names like Cartier and Tiffany.
The Grove at the Historic Farmers Market
Featuring a large center park animated fountain, reminiscent of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas, and with a Nordstrom’s, Banana Republic, J.Crew, Nike, Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel and L.A's flagship Apple Store and American Girl Place, The Grove attracts thousands of visitors each year who come to shop, to sample cuisine from a melting pot of restaurants and to listen to live music in the open-air courts.
The Sunset Strip
The Sunset Shopping Plaza features its own assortment of designer boutiques such as Armani Exchange, Billy Martin's Western Wear, Dolce & Gabana and the Nicole Miller Boutique are all along the Strip and The Strip is also the home to such iconic clubs as the Whiskey A Go Go, the Roxy and the Viper Room, where bands like the Doors, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and Guns 'N Roses, and others got their start.
Since the early '80s, the stretch of Melrose Avenue between Fairfax and La Brea Avenues has defined hip shopping in Los Angeles. With Ed Hardy and other boutiques, the storefronts alone are works of pop art and the dozen blocks are packed with those in the know trying to score the latest cool attire.
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts museum in the Western United States and a must-see on your West Hollywood vacation. More than 150,000 objects in its permanent collections offer Greek and Roman art, European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts - from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century.
800 W. Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 763- 5483
In downtown Los Angeles surrounding the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre, you will find the always happening sports and entertainment district. Full of activity, LA LIVE’s campus includes sports and music venues, night clubs, restaurants, a bowling alley, the Grammy Museum and movie theatres.