Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley

Huntington Library

Unwind in the Zen-like tranquility of a Japanese garden. Study the jaunty pose of Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy. Linger over the illuminated vellum of a 1455 Gutenberg Bible. It’s hard to know where to start ex…
Top Choice Gallery in South Bay Beaches

Bo Bridges Photography & Spit Studio

Bridges made his name as a surf photographer then branched into general sport, commercial and pop art work. Check out dramatic shots of glacier surfers in Alaska, Kelly Slater barreling Pipeline, and portraits of De…
Top Choice Landmark in Hollywood

Hollywood Bowl

Summers in LA just wouldn’t be the same without this chill spot for music under the stars, from symphonies to big-name acts such as Baaba Maal, Sigur Ros, Radiohead and Paul McCartney. A huge natural amphitheater, t…
Top Choice Landmark in South Central & Exposition Park

Watts Towers

The fabulous Watts Towers rank among the world’s greatest monuments of folk art. In 1921 Italian immigrant Simon Rodia set out ‘to make something big’ and then spent 33 years cobbling together this whimsical free-fo…
Top Choice Market in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Original Farmers Market

Long before the city was flooded with farmers markets, there was the Farmers Market. Fresh produce, roasted nuts, donuts, cheeses, blinis – you’ll find them all at this 1934 landmark. Casual and kid-friendly, it’s a…
Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Getty Center

In its billion-dollar, in-the-clouds perch, high above the city grit and grime, the Getty Center presents triple delights: a stellar art collection (everything from Renaissance artists to David Hockney), Richard Mei…
Top Choice Museum in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Griffith Observatory

This landmark 1935 observatory opens a window onto the universe from its perch on the southern slopes of Mt Hollywood. Its planetarium boasts the world’s most advanced star projector. Astronomical touch displays cov…
Top Choice Museum in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Museum of Contemporary Art

A collection that arcs from the 1940s to the present and includes works by Mark Rothko, Dan Flavin, Joseph Cornell and other big-shot contemporary artists is housed in a postmodern building by Arata Isozaki. Galleri…
Top Choice Waterfront in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Venice Boardwalk

Life in Venice moves to a different rhythm and nowhere more so than on the famous Venice Boardwalk, officially known as Ocean Front Walk. It’s a freak show, a human zoo and a wacky carnival alive with hoola-hoop mag…
Top Choice Notable Building in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Walt Disney Concert Hall

A molten blend of steel, music and psychedelic architecture, this iconic concert venue is the home base of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, but has also hosted contemporary bands such as Phoenix and classic jazz men li…