Los Angeles Points Of Interest

Information about Los Angeles for locals, visitors and tourists; includes Los Angeles history, Los Angeles attractions and more.

Sep 042016
 
Travel The World Without Leaving L.A.: Little Tokyo

Every then and again, we all experience wanderlust. Who doesn’t want to travel the world, explore various sights and cultures, or meet new people? Well, not everybody can afford world travel. Lucky for us, in Los Angeles there are many distinct communities where you can experience the benefits of world travel without leaving L.A. Little […]

Aug 252016
 
Los Angeles Water Has History

In Los Angeles, water is a precious resource. Today due to global warming, catastrophic fires and climate change, more than ever. But Los Angeles water has history that goes back to its founding fathers. After all, there would be no Los Angeles without it…. “When the El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles was […]

Aug 112016
 
Historic Buildings In L.A.

Learn about history of our city by visiting Los Angeles’ oldest buildings and structures! There was life in Los Angeles area some ten or twenty thousand years back. The La Brea Tar Pits testify to it. There was also lively Native Indian population in the area way before the Spanish established El Pueblo de Nuestra […]

Aug 102016
 
How To Stay In Shape In Los Angeles For FREE

Photo courtesy of Lost Angeles, Flickr Los Angeles demands physical perfection. Gym memberships can be costly. Is there another way? In L.A.? You bet! Learn How To Swim In Los Angeles City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks offers free swimming classes for swimmers of all ages at SOME of its public swimming […]

Aug 052016
 
Explore Los Angeles Cultural Treasures FREE

Schindler House | Photo courtesy of Michael Locke, Flickr Some of the most interesting places in L.A. have free admission days! Read through the list below; take notes and take in all the sights free of charge. Great experiences, great things to see, opportunities to bond with family and friends while discovering L.A. cultural treasures […]

Jul 272016
 
L.A. Zoo Camp Out

L.A. Zoo Creature Camp Out Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo when the last guest leaves? Your adventure begins with a special guided tour of the Zoo’s hundreds of animals leading you to base camp where your tent will be waiting for you. Enjoy a fun-filled night of interactive family adventures complete […]

Jul 232016
 
Los Angeles Public Swimming Pools

The heat is on! Soak or learn to swim! The City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department, Aquatics Division offers families and community members many healthy, affordable and safe aquatic activities at their public pools, lakes and beaches. The following swimming pools are among many currently open to the public: 109TH Street Pool 1500 […]

Jul 112016
 
Griffith Observatory: World-Class Science You Can Experience Free Or On A Budget

Griffith Observatory! Beloved Los Angeles landmark, the Griffith Observatory was built on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. Griffith Observatory is fascinating for numerous reasons, many of which are obvious. The views from the facility are spectacular: on a clear day, you can see not only Downtown L.A. and Hollywood […]

Jun 212016
 
Universal Studios Hollywood HOT Rides Shows And Attractions

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world’s best-known establishments. Plus experience Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ and Flight of the Hippogriff™ that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement. Studio Tour Go […]

Nov 072014
 
Commerce Casino

Commerce Casino is a cardroom located in the Los Angeles suburb of Commerce. With over 240 tables on site, Commerce Casino is the largest cardroom in the world. Established in 1983, the casino accounted for 38% of Commerce’s tax revenues for the 2006-2007 fiscal year. In addition to the main cardroom, the Commerce Casino complex […]

Apr 232014
 
Entertainment Venues in L.A.

Major Entertainment Venues in L.A. L.A. Live is an entertainment complex in downtown Los Angeles, California, adjacent to the Staples Center. L.A. Live cost approximately $2.5 billion USD and was developed by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Wachovia Corp, Azteca Corp, and investment firm MacFarlane Partners with help from Los Angeles taxpayers. The architectural firm responsible […]

Apr 142014
 
Mysterious Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Just inland from the Pacific Coast Highway and easy to miss when you’re rushing to catch the sunset, the mystical, mysterious Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine is run by a non-denominational order that welcomes visitors but doesn’t proselytise to them. Set on a ten-acre site that was used as a film set during the silent era, […]

Apr 122014
 
Hollywood Los Angeles Visitor Information Center

Multilingual staffs answer visitors’ travel questions and provide directions, commendations and public transportation information. In addition to addressing walk-in and telephone inquiries, the visitor information centers sell discounted tickets to attractions and provide maps and travel guides to visitors. Hours of Operation: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Monday-Saturday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday Address: […]

Mar 242014
 
House of Blues in West Hollywood

House of Blues Entertainment LLC is a chain of 13 live music concert halls and restaurants in major markets throughout the United States. House of Blues’ first location, in Cambridge’s Harvard Square, was opened in 1992 by Isaac Tigrett, co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe, and Dan Aykroyd, co-star of the 1980 film The Blues Brothers. […]

Mar 172014
 
Top 22 Los Angeles Live Music Venues

No matter how obscure your musical preferences, you can find your groove in one of the diverse Los Angeles live-music venues. Here are the top 22 Los Angeles live-music music destinations.   The Hollywood Bowl, Music Venue; 2301 N Highland Ave at Hollywood Bowl Rd., Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre, Concert Hall; 5515 Wilshire […]

Oct 292013
 
Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, […]

Oct 182013
 
Autry National Center

The Autry is a museum dedicated to bringing together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational […]

Apr 032013
 
J. Paul Getty Trust

About the J. Paul Getty Trust The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to critical thinking in the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent Programs—Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute—it pursues […]

Mar 152013
 
Los Angeles Zoo

Nurturing Wildlife and Enriching the Human Experience Overview The City of Los Angeles owns the Zoo, its land and facilities, and the animals. Animal care, grounds maintenance, construction, education, public information, and administrative staff are City employees. The Mayor of the City of Los Angeles is Antonio R. Villaraigosa who began his first term on […]