Los Angeles Points of Interest

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Disneyland’s rides and characters aren’t the only things that make it the happiest place on earth. Local Disney-themed hotels, including the Disneyland Hotel and Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, contribute to the festive environment with several other local attractions. The House of Blues in Downtown Disney has live entertainment several nights a week and ESPN Zone can turn a meal into a multi-hour gaming extravaganza with 10,000 square feet of games, with hoops, air hockey and more. The Honda Sports Center is home to the NHL team Anaheim Ducks and concerts and Angel Stadium of Anaheim is just a short drive. The Anaheim Convention Center welcomes numerous business events and special throughout the year, all the with amusement park's snow-capped Matterhorn towering above nearby palm trees. For those who want a relaxed and family-friendly evening, the Grand Californian hotel is open to the public and offers nightly story-telling by the fireplace for the kids and kids at heart. [Photo Credit: Courtesy of Disney]

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John Wayne Airport

If you are going to be visiting the southern part of LA the John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), is an option to consider if you want to get away from the mess that is LAX. On the other hand, if you are going to be visiting Hollywood or the Valley, make sure to consider it is going to be an expensive cab ride, or an extra hour in traffic. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

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LAX - Los Angeles International Airport. Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX, FAA LID: LAX) is the primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. It is most often referred to by its IATA airport code LAX, with the letters pronounced individually. LAX is located in southwestern Los Angeles along the Pacific coast in the neighborhood of Westchester, 16 miles (26 km) from Downtown Los Angeles. In 2012, LAX was the sixth busiest airport in the world by passenger volume with 63,688,121 passengers, an increase of 3% from 2011. The airport holds the claim for "the world's busiest origin and destination (O & D) airport" in 2011, meaning it had the most non-connecting passengers, and the third busiest in the world by aircraft movements. It is also the only airport to rank among the top five U.S. airports for both passenger and cargo traffic.

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Anyone who thinks that LA lacks culture has never been to the MOCA!

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Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park.

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Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl is one of the greatest places in the world to see a concert. It does not matter if your taste in music gravitates from Classical to Punk, the relaxed setting and perfect LA weather makes The Bowl a fantastic setting to enjoy live music.

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Rodeo Drive

Rodeo Drive is a two-mile long street, primarily in Beverly Hills, California. Its northern terminus is its intersection with Sunset Boulevard and its southern is its intersection with Beverwil Drive in the city of Los Angeles. The name is most commonly used metonymically to refer to a three block stretch of the street north of Wilshire Boulevard and south of Little Santa Monica Boulevard, which is known for its luxury-goods stores. The larger business district surrounding Rodeo, known as the "Golden Triangle," which extends from Wilshire Boulevard to Santa Monica Boulevard, is both a shopping district and a major tourist attraction.

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Venice Canals

The Venice Canal Historic District is a district in the Venice section of Los Angeles, California. The district is noteworthy for its man-made canals built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as part of his Venice of America plan.

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Burbank Airport

Bob Hope Airport can be a calming alternative to hectic LAX. However, because traffic during rush hours in LA can be hectic, make sure you know where your destination in LA is before you book a flight through Bob Hope, Burbank Airport. The airlines serving Bob Hope Airport offer an enticing mix of frequent non-stop destinations along the West Coast, direct and connecting flights across the entire country, and non-stop service to New York.

Central LA

Ventura & Santa Barbara

The Valley & North LA

Orange County

South & East of LA

San Gabriel Valley