Things to do in Los Angeles

Welcome to Tinsel Town, and one of the most famous cities in the world! This Southern California city is known for Hollywood, superstar residents, a booming food scene, natural beauty, and so so much more. It can be overwhelming trying to see the best of what the city has to offer, so Vinnie Van GO has pulled together a guide to what you must do when you’re in town. Enjoy!

Here are Vinnie Van GO's favorite spots in Los Angeles!



Los Angeles Annual Events

Abbot Kinney Festival

This is the largest free community festival in California, and promises a day of fun for all ages. With food trucks, vendors, fine art booths, beer gardens, and more, this day celebrates local Venice Beach culture.

L.A. Film Festival

This annual event is one of the most anticipated of the year in the entertainment community. Every June, Regal Cinemas hosts free screenings, world premieres, and panels with directors and movie stars. Reserve a film festival shuttle with GO.

L.A. Pride Festival

Every June, Los Angeles has been taken over by rainbow flags and revelers for the last 45 years. This celebration of acceptance and love has a day of concerts, parades, and parties taking over West Hollywood. If you’re in town in June, you won’t miss it!


Rose Bowl

This sports and entertainment complex is just short shuttle ride from Los Angeles International Airport. It will open in 2020 and become the new home of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.

Staples Center

This multi-purpose indoor arena in downtown Los Angeles is the home of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.

Address:
1111 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015


Hollywood Sign

These iconic letters have stood on Mount Lee since 1923. Looking out over Los Angeles, the Hollywood Sign is perhaps the city’s most important – and most visual – landmark.

Griffith Observatory

You may have seen the Griffith Observatory featured in the film La La Land, but this local landmark is open to the public, offering a planetarium, city views, and powerful telescopes. Reserve a Griffith Observatory shuttle to see all the sites L.A. has to offer.

Address:
2800 E Observatory Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Disneyland

A visit to Los Angeles wouldn’t be complete without a stop in one of the world’s most famous amusement parks! Located just a shuttle ride away from all LA hotels, visit Disneyland for a day of fun. GO Disneyland shuttles make it easy to get to Disneyland from your L.A. hotel and back.

Address:
1313 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA 92802


LA is big and spread out. It’s also known for its traffic. Make your travels around Hollywood much easier by booking one of the many wonderful tours that the city has to offer. For a classic celeb-spotting experience, check out the Movie Stars’ Homes Tour. For something more about film history, Warner Bros. Hollywood Studio Tour will take you behind the scenes and onto the set of some of the most famous movies of all time. For something more active, check out the Ultimate Los Angeles Bike Tour or Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour. Enjoy!

Cassia

This rustic restaurant in Santa Monica has a wonderful down-to-earth atmosphere, while serving up some of the best seafood in town. You won’t want to miss the food. Chef Bryant Ng brings Vietnamese and Singaporean flavors from his upbringing to his exciting menu.

Address:
1314 7th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Gjusta

For daytime fare, check out this eatery in Venice. The wait can be long, but the food – especially the smoked fish and flatbread pizzas – are worth it.

Address:
320 Sunset Ave
Venice, CA 90291

Spago Beverly Hills

If you’re looking for an upscale fine dining experience to wine and dine clients or a date, there’s no better place than Spago. Wolfgang Puck’s tasting menu is world famous, and the service is unparalleled.

Address:
176 N Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210


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