Places to Visit in California

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Interested in visiting California? No trip to the Golden State would be complete without a stop in Los Angeles. From sunny beaches to glamorous city lights, Los Angeles has something for everyone. See some of the best places to visit in California, right here in LA.

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Best Places to Visit for the Weekender

Visiting California for just a quick trip? We have you covered with our 3 Day Weekend Getaway Guide. In just a few days, you can experience the full range of what Los Angeles has to offer.

Universal Studios Hollywood Tour
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Best Places to Visit For Families

We know that kids grow up fast, so why not make your next family vacation a memorable one? Whether you visit one of the many fun and educational museums or spend a day at a thrilling theme park, there are attractions throughout Los Angeles that will please the whole family.

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Best Places to Visit For Romance

Looking for a breathtaking place to propose, celebrate a special anniversary, or just spend a romantic trip together? You'll feel like honeymooners when you're strolling along Los Angeles' scenic beaches, sharing a candlelit dinner, or rejuvenating with a spa package. Celebrate your love and create memories with your partner with our guide to romantic Los Angeles.

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Itineraries and Guides

If none of the above fits your needs, you can also see the best places to visit in California by browsing our Los Angeles city guides, which are tailored by interest. You can also customize your own trip by downloading our Digital Visitor Guide, or by signing up for the LA Experience Builder. 

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Regions

Make sure to visit our regional page and explore our guides to LA's incredible neighborhoods. Find hidden gems, nearby restaurants, easy to navigate maps, and more!

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CarFree LA

Car Free LA features a series of self-guided "car free" vacation itineraries that offer a new way to experience the hidden gems of LA’s diverse neighborhoods via foot, bike and Metro.