Lonely Planet Writer

Record numbers choose Los Angeles for holidays

Griffith Observatory, LA.
Griffith Observatory, LA. Image by Marc Lee / CC BY 2.0

The appeal of the Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory and Venice Beach brought more people than ever before to Los Angeles last year. A record 44.2 million visitors arrived in the city and spent nearly $20 billion, a third of that money being spent by overseas travellers. Read more: travelmole.com