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Los Angeles


Los Angeles is the largest city in California, and the 2nd largest in the United States. As of 2006, the population was estimated by the state government as 10,245,672.

Downtown Los Angeles

Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California Attractions in Los Angeles include:

Los Angeles Facts


Here is some more information about Los Angeles:
  • Some of the major companies with their headquarters in Los Angeles include Northrop Grumman, Occidental Petroleum and Paramount Pictures.

  • Airports serving Los Angeles include LA/Ontario International Airport (which is actually in Ontario) and Los Angeles International Airport.

  • Some of the leading educational institutions in Los Angeles include the University of California, Los Angeles ("UCLA") and the University of Southern California. The University of California, Los Angeles ("UCLA") is one of the University of California's ten campuses. The University of Southern California is the state's oldest private research university.

  • Professional sports franchises in Los Angeles include the baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the ice hockey team, the Los Angeles Kings, the NBA basketball team, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the NBA basketball team, the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • Los Angeles is one of only a handful of cities to have hosted the Summer Olympics more than once - in 1932 and 1984.

  • Los Angeles has many nicknames including "The Big Orange", "City of Angels", "City of Flowers and Sunshine", "La-La Land", "Shaky Town", and "Tinseltown".

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California: California Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in California (Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Francisco Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Budget Travel California)

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Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the golden sands, epic surf and picturesque sunsets along the coast; absorb beautiful art, awe-inspiring architecture, and gorgeous views at iconic the Getty; or meet your favorite cartoon character in Disneyland; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, arts, music, lifestyle, television, film, architecture, cuisine, outdoors, beaches, religion, sport
  • Free, convenient pull-out Los Angeles map (included in print version), plus over 15 color maps
  • Covers Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Disneyland, Orange County, Laguna Beach, San Diego, Palm Springs, Las Vegas, Santa Barbara and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California, our most comprehensive guide to Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Los Angeles? Check out Pocket Los Angeles, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover California, a photo-rich series guides, which focus on the state's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, and Adam Skolnick.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Fodor's Los Angeles: with Disneyland & Orange County (Full-color Travel Guide)

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. 

Fodor's Los Angeles keeps pace with this fast-changing cultural capital. With more than 45 million visitors each year, the City of Angels has it all, including unbeatable beaches, iconic theme parks and studios, stunning architecture, and world-class museums and concert halls.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on the Sunset Strip, coastal bike trails, and L.A.'s historic bars
· Coverage of Downtown, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venic Beach, Orange County, Sunset Boulevard, Malibu and Pasadena

Planning to visit more of California? Check our Fodor's state-wide travel guide to California and also Fodor's San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma, and San Diego guides.

Lonely Planet Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California (Travel Guide)

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The Best Things to Do in Los Angeles: 1001 Ideas

By Joy Yoon

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The definitive guide for tourists and locals alike, this comprehensive guidebook draws on a lifetime of local experience for 1001 great things to do in Los Angeles.

Probably more than any other major cultural metropolis, Los Angeles is a city for those in the know. A guide like no other, this is the first book to go beyond locations and events to tap into the variety of things only a local could know. The Best Things to Do in Los Angeles explores every aspect of Los Angeles life. Find the best spots to view the Hollywood sign or exactly where to catch postgame fireworks at Dodger Stadium. Track down the most authentic eateries in ethnic enclaves, and engage in L.A.’s legendary food wars, from hamburgers to French dips. Follow the most beautiful routes up and down the Pacific coast, take your own unique architectural tour of the Hollywood Hills, or find out where the city’s best bookstores are and read up on it all instead.
 
Organized by theme – from destinations to views and sights, food and drink, and of course the Hollywood trail of superstar haunts and famous locations – and with contributions from celebrated Angelenos including, Gary Baseman, Flea, Ludo Lefebvre, Sasha Spielberg, and more, this is simply the most helpful and fun guidebook there is to the City of Angels.

Frommer's EasyGuide to Los Angeles and San Diego (Easy Guides)

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Los Angeles and San Diego, the two major cities of southern California, are radically different from most others in America, and thus fascinating to visit. Los Angeles harbors Hollywood, and all its associated film-making studios and sites, as well as giant museums, countless nightspots with live entertainment, symphonic halls and theaters, numerous ethnic communities, and adjoining beach towns and ocean ports. San Diego, on the border with Mexico, with one of the best climates in America, is a giant metropolis (1,300,000 residents in the city itself, 3 million in the city and suburbs) but with many features of a resort: dozens of top beaches and parks, famed ethnic restaurants, Sea World and a spectacular Zoo, all attracting tens of millions of visitors each year. Our authors, Christine Delsol and Maribeth Mellin, both Californians, have filled our Easy Guide with their most cherished preferences in lodgings, meals, attractions and shopping, carefully balanced to offer either luxury or thrift.

Fodor's California 2016: with the Best Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

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California is one of America's most popular vacation destinations---its diversity draws every type of traveler, from foodies to families. Fodor's full-color California guide covers all corners of the state, from the northern coast to Wine Country and from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth feautures on Pacific Coast Highway, San Diego Zoo, and San Francisco's Chinatown.
· Major sights such as Balboa Park, Big Sur Coastline, Death Valley, Disneyland Resort, Hollywood, Mission Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, San Diego Zoo, The Golden Gate Bridge, Lake Tahoe, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Napa Valley, Point Reyes National Seashore, Redwood National and State Park, Yosemite National Park, and Gold Country
· Coverage of: San Diego; Orange County and Catalina Island; Los Angeles; The Central Coast; The Monterey Bay Area; San Francisco; The Bay Area; The Wine Country; The North Coast; Redwood National Park; The Inland Empire; Palm Springs; Joshua Tree National Park; The Mojave Desert; Death Valley National Park; The Central Valley; The Southern Sierra; Yosemite National Park; Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park; Sacramento and the Gold Country; Lake Tahoe and The Far North

Planning to focus on just parts of California? Check out Fodor's travel guides to San Diego, Los Angeles, Southern California, San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma, and Northern California.

Not For Tourists Guide to Los Angeles 2017

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The Not For Tourists Guide to Los Angeles is the essential urban handbook that thousands of Los Angelenos rely on daily. The map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood guidebook divides the city into 57 mapped neighborhoods and pinpoints all of the essential services and entertainment hotspots with NFT’s user-friendly icons.

Want to drive around the palm tree–peppered concrete jungle like a pro? NFT has you covered. How about sunbathing on a beach? We’ve got that, too. The nearest Hollywood club, holistic health practitioner, sports outing, or shopping destination—whatever you need—NFT puts it at your fingertips. The guide also includes:

• A foldout highway map covering all of Los Angeles
• Over 150 neighborhood and city maps
• A guide to TV and movie studio locations
• Listings for the best shopping destinations

Everything from supermarkets, cafés, bars, and gas stations, to information on 24-hour services, beaches, public transportation, and city events—NFT will help you find a boutique for an Oscar gown and then show you how to get there.

Top 10 Los Angeles (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Los Angeles will lead you straight to the best of this dynamic city. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists for all budgets, from the Top 10 of the sunset strip, moments in history, restaurants, places to be seen, beaches, best hotels for every budget, streets and malls for shopping, live music venues and comedy clubs, museums and galleries, sights on Hollywood Boulevard — to the Top 10 of everything!

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Los Angeles is packed with beautiful photographs of this city and includes a fold-out city map with useful numbers and more than 60 great ideas on how to spend your days.

Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies

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Reyner Banham examined the built environment of Los Angeles in a way no architectural historian before him had done, looking with fresh eyes at its manifestations of popular taste and industrial ingenuity, as well as its more traditional modes of residential and commercial building. His construct of "four ecologies" examined the ways Angelenos relate to the beach, the freeways, the flatlands, and the foothills. Banham delighted in this mobile city and identified it as an exemplar of the posturban future. In a spectacular new foreword, architect and scholar Joe Day explores how the structure of Los Angeles, the concept of "ecology," and the relevance of Banham's ideas have changed over the past thirty-five years.


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