Los Angeles Tourism Discounts

Ferris Wheel Santa Monica Pier

Picture yourself sprawled out on a beach towel in the sands of Santa Monica while LA natives bike or jog on the paved trail behind you and off in the distance a camera crew captures footage that could wind up on your favorite television shows. There’s probably a street performer nearby, strumming a guitar and belting out tunes that everybody knows, and as he plays on the docks, a pelican waddles past him and steals the some bait from the group of fishermen angling off the pier. Undoubtedly, there are several high-tech looking cameras around, in the hands of cameramen with black-rimmed glasses, snapping photos of Hollywood hopefuls. You look up to see the big Ferris wheel turning against the sky, and in the background, jagged cliffs lean precariously over the Pacific. Something about Los Angeles makes you feel like you’re on vacation all year round. For tourists, this is great, … [Read more...]

Labor Day in Los Angeles

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If your are planning to be vacationing in the Los Angeles area over Labor Day Weekend, you might not necessarily have a BBQ to go to or a grill of your own to fire up. This year, you could try saving the burgers and dogs for later and instead spend the day at one (or more) of the fun Los Angeles Attractions that the City of Angels has available. For a quality aquatic experience, Knotts Soak City can’t be beat. Knotts has a wide variety of rides and attractions that will appeal to people who want to relax in the water as well as people who are looking for a little bit more excitement. Thrill-seekers may enjoy Banzai Falls, a six-lane slide that dispatches riders headfirst on a mat from a 41-foot-tall platform. Knotts Soak City also has high-adventure rides like Old Man Falls - a 63-foot-tall speed slide- and Pacific Spin - a multi-person raft ride featuring a 132-foot long tunnel … [Read more...]

Los Angeles 4th of July

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There are few better places to be than Southern California in the summertime. If you happen to be lucky enough to find yourself there close to Independence Day, there are plenty of great Los Angeles Attractions to check out on the holiday or the weekend after! One great Los Angeles Attraction to take advantage of is the Sony Pictures Studio Tour. Guests of the tour get a chance to take a detailed walking tour of one of the world's most famous movie lots and get an insider's view of a state-of-the-art motion picture studio. This Los Angeles Attraction is the place where agents from "Men In Black" battled aliens from outer space, Spider-Man spun webs while making wisecracks to villains, and Dorothy walked the Yellow Brick Road through Munchkin Land. There are films, commercials and TV shows filming at all times - including "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune” - so you never know … [Read more...]

Searching for the Best Things to do in Los Angeles?

As it’s one of the most exciting cities in America, it might be hard to figure out what to do in Los Angeles, California, if you’re visiting for the first time. Here’s ten of the best things to do in Los Angeles: Venice Beach The world famous Venice Beach is a must if you’re looking for a classic SoCal experience. Over a mile long, the beach’s boardwalk is one of the top tourist attractions in the area. You’ll be immersed in an exciting world of street vendors, musicians, dancers, artists and more. Grab an ice cream, get a temporary tattoo and have your fortune read. Venice Beach is the perfect spot for people-watching, going for a run, or relaxing on the sand. Universal Studios Hollywood Go behind the scenes of your favorite films at Universal Studios Hollywood. Take a studio tour to learn how motion pictures are made and then check out the Special Effects Stage … [Read more...]