Must-see attractions in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

  • Griffith in Blue

    Griffith Observatory

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    With eyes on both the galaxy above and palm-flanked boulevards below, the Griffith Observatory hovers above LA like a hulking spacecraft. This is one of…

  • Autry Museum of the American West

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    Established by singing cowboy Gene Autry, this expansive, underrated museum offers contemporary perspectives on the history and people of the American…

  • Woman holding LP Los Angeles, San Diego and Southern California guidebook with Hollywood sign in background.

    Hollywood Sign

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    If you go to Los Angeles and don’t catch a glimpse of those nine letters looming large on a Hollywood hillside, did you really even visit Tinseltown? Just…

  • Griffith Park

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    A gift to the city in 1896 by mining mogul Griffith J Griffith, and five times the size of New York’s Central Park, Griffith Park is one of the country’s…

  • Interior of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, Los Feliz.

    Hollyhock House

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    Oil heiress Aline Barnsdall commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design this hilltop arts complex and residence in 1919. With its central courtyard, porches…

  • Griffith Park merry-go-round.

    Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    This richly festooned 1926 merry-go-round was brought to its current home in 1937, where Walt Disney would bring his young daughters and find inspiration…

  • Travel Town

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    This delightful rail yard displays dozens of vintage railcars and locomotives, the oldest from 1864. Kids are all smiles imagining themselves as engineers…

  • Barnsdall Art Park

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    This promontory of a park, with views northwest to the Hollywood sign and northeast to the Griffith Observatory, makes a fine urban sunbathing spot. The…

  • Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    Home to 1100 finned, feathered and furry friends from more than 250 species, the LA Zoo rarely fails to enthrall the little ones. Adults who have been to…

  • Old Los Angeles Zoo

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    What look like Aztec ruins in a picnic-friendly park are actually the abandoned remnants of the city's original zoo. The site opened in 1912 with a modest…

  • Los Angeles Live Steamers

    Los Feliz & Griffith Park

    Just east of Travel Town is this group of local folks with a passion for scale-model locomotives. On Sunday afternoons they offer rides on their one…