hey how's it going everyone this isSteve from rock star eater coming to you with another awesome episode and I amstanding in front of one of the top attractions in Los Angeles behind mehere at Universal City.
I'm coming to you with this episode because I want tohelp you to find 25 of the best things to do and see in Los Angeles whether youlive in Los Angeles are you planning to travel to LA sometime in the near future.
You're gonna be asking what are some of the best and most unique places that Imust go to? That's what I want to help you with in this video.
Keep in mind I'vegrown up in Los Angeles all of my life so I think I should know a thing or twoabout some of the hot spots in town so that's what's going to make this episodeunique is that you're gonna see some places that you've heard of but alsoother places that you have not heard of thanks to the scoop from an LA guy.
If youenjoy what I'm doing here on this channel, then please subscribe to thischannel and stick all the way to the end so that you can get the lowdown on the25 must visit places in LA.
So here we go going alphabetically with number one: theAmericana at brand.
Some shopping centers are really worth checking out and if youare in Glendale the Americana is one of them.
Glendale is not known to be a veryhuge touristy spot, so if you're in this area then be sure to visit the Americanawhich is a fairly new outdoor shopping center with state-of-the-art designrestaurants and shops.
In fact go ahead and visit the Glendale Galleria rightnext door while you're at it.
The Americana is definitely the topattraction in Glendale.
Number two: the Broad Museum.
Downtown LA has a fewnoteworthy spots to visit and the Broad museum on Grand Avenue is one of them.
It's this huge Art Museum which means that if you love art, then this is theplace to be.
I would say just go to check out the infinity mirror rooms which is atop attraction in the museum.
Best of all the admission is freeso plan to visit here and even stop by the Disney Concert Hall down the street.
Number three: California Science Center.
This is another museum that is locatedsouth of downtown LA near USC.
If you especially are science geek, thenCalifornia Science Center is the place to be.
It's a multi-story complex full of fascinating sights.
They have a prettycool Space Shuttle called the Endeavour which is stationed in the center so I wouldrecommend checking this place out.
Number four: Century City Westfield Mall.
There are a few malls in Los Angeles that are really worth visiting and theWestfield Mall and Century City is one of them.
This is one of the mostastounding shopping centers you'll find in LA.
It's huge, the layout, therestaurants, and all the stores are pretty top-notch here.
I would say thatEataly, which is a three-story complex full of Italian foods, alone is worth thetrip here.
Number five: Chinatown.
One of the oldest neighborhoods in LA Chinatownis another very interesting area to visit while you're in the Downtown area.
Be sure to check out the Chinatown central plaza which has all thearchitecture of a traditional old-school Chinese town, a very good place to dopictures shoots and a whole bunch of other stuff.
Number six: Getty Villa.
The Getty museums are some of the most well-known museumsand attractions in Los Angeles.
If you plan to stop by Malibu beach, then besure to visit the Getty Villa which is a museumthat takes inspiration from Roman architecture and culture.
Just thatmagnificent outdoor fountain on a sunny day is worth the trip.
It makes for greatphoto memories.
Number seven: Grand Central Market.
There are not many streetfood markets in Los Angeles, but if you are wanting to visit one, then GrandCentral Market in Downtown is the place to be.
It's a historic outdoor market inwhich vendors have their booths selling everything from fresh produce tohamburgers to even oysters.
You'll find a melting pot of every ethnic foods totry that is pretty affordable, so put this down on your list.
Number eight:Griffith Observatory.
I think we all know about the famousGriffith Observatory at Griffith Park it's one of the oldest sites in LA andfeatured in so many movies.
It's high on the mountains where you can see all ofLos Angeles so yes this is a place you should visit.
Drive up there look throughthe telescope and have a blast here.
Number 9: the Grove.
This is another oneof the very best outdoor shopping centers in Los Angeles located in WestLos Angeles.
It's a great place to walk around, to eat, to snack, to watch a movie, no matter what season it is.
It's definitely worth one visit and be sureto check out the famous Original Farmers Market that is right next door which isanother big hit in the city.
Number 10: Hollywood Sign.
If you are in GriffithPark and are planning to visit the Observatory, why not make a stop by thefamous Hollywood Sign while you're at it? This is a sign you can get to by hikingthrough the Griffin Park or you can drive up and park opposite it and justadmire the sign from a distance.
Yes it's a great place to take pictures of withfamily and friends.
This right here is the meaning of Hollywood.
Number 11:Hollywood Walk of Fame.
This is another one of the great attractions inHollywood and is kind of like the Las Vegas Strip of Los Angeles.
You'll see alot of celebrity star names as you walk around and you can even visit the Dolbytheatre which is on the same strip where they hold the Academy Awards everysingle year as well as the Chinese Theater where they have a lot of moviepremieres.
So yes, go there have fun and take pictures with your favoritesuperheroes or maybe even a celebrity Number 12:Huntington Library.
This is one of the great research libraries that's locatedin the city of San Marino which is near Pasadena.
This library holds over ninemillion items.
How amazing is that? plus the library has this cool botanicalgarden area outside that looks like something that could have come out ofJapan, like orchids and bonsai trees.
So library fans rejoice because this is the place to be.
Number thirteen: LACMA.
Also known as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, it's one of the greatestmuseums in LA located on Wilshire Boulevard MiracleMile.
You've probably seen pictures of the Urban Lights which people like tosnap selfies of outside the museum, but please consider going into the museumitself.
It's huge, there's an exhibition of everythingranging from Chinese and Korean pottery to Renaissance arts paintings.
Numberfourteen: Little Tokyo.
There are Japan towns all over the world and LittleTokyo in downtown LA is one of the most historic ones.
This is an attraction youdefinitely need to see when visiting LA both for its sights and it's great foodI would recommend visiting the Japanese Village Plaza which is the most popularoutdoor mall as well as the Japanese-American Museum across thestreet.
People who love the things of Japan will enjoy this place.
Numberfifteen: Olvera Street.
This little area next to Chinatown by the 101 freeway issomething that can be easily missed, but don't miss itit's so cool.
It's like a little Mexico it's an alleyway full of mexican shopsselling merchandise of all kinds and they have a lot of great authenticmexican foods all around as well.
You feel like you entered into a marketplacesomewhere in Mexico.
Number 16:Old Town Pasadena.
Pasadena is one of the oldesttowns in Los Angeles.
If you happen to be around this area, be sure to visit OldTown Pasadena which is a historic Street in the heart of Pasadena the scenery isnice there are dozens and dozens of restaurants in this area.
I mean is justinsane it's a very cool place to hang out.
Number 17: OUE Skyspace.
This isone of Downtown LA's hottest new attractions.
It's located in the US BankTower which is the second largest building in downtown LA.
On the 70thfloor is OUE, which is the tallest observancewhere he can see an amazing view of Los Angeles from all angles.
But you cannotmiss out on the sky slide between the 70th and 69th floor where he can slidedown this transparent tunnel down to the 69th floor.
Number 18:PCH Drive, this stands for Pacific Coast Highway which is one of the mostbeautiful scenic drives in Los Angeles if you go from Santa Monica all the wayto Malibu you'll see some of the loveliest beaches, homes, and trees, whichis what California is all about.
So if you have a car and you're willing todrive this do it because it's a very memorable experience.
Number 19:Rodeo Drive.
Beverly Hills is the most expensive neighborhood in LA where therichest people live.
There are a few different places you can visit in theneighborhood but be sure to check out Rodeo Drive which is the most famousoutdoor shopping center that sells designer merchandise.
Maybe you won't beable to buy all of it or some of it but at least you can window shop rightit's the experience that matters Number 20:Santa Monica Pier.
Santa Monicais another one of the greatest towns in Los Angeles.
One of the spots youdefinitely need to visit is the Santa Monica Pier which is a historic pierthat everybody who visits the neighborhood goes to.
Along with thispier you'll have a great view of the ocean, have some great seafood optionsthere, go fishing if you're down for that, and even check out the merry-go-roundthat's on the pier.
Number 21: 3rd Street Promenade.
Another one of the big hits ofSanta Monica is not too far from the pier.
It's on Third Street and it's along stretch of stores that has great restaurants, shops, bookstores, and whereyou can see some great street performers especially at night time.
So if you wanta great alternative to the beach in the pier environment, then go to 3rd StreetPromenade.
Number 22: Topanga Westfield and Village Mall.
Not too many people seeWoodland Hills as a tourist attractions and rightly so, but there is one thing that this town is known for which is the Topanga WestfieldMall it is really huge it extends from oneside of the street to the other.
I mean you can spend hours here and it's one ofthe best malls in Los Angeles with all kinds of stores and restaurants andattractions.
Number 23: Universal Studios and CityWalk.
Universal Studios not onlymakes movies but they have a theme park which ranks along Disneyland and SixFlags as must visit theme parks in Southern California.
Be sure to visitthis park at least once and also please make time to visit CityWalk that'soutside where you can see some amazing flashy shops and eat at some reallygreat restaurants.
Number 24: Warner Brothers Studios tour.
WarnerBrothers Studios lot is located in Burbank.
You'll be surprised to learnthat visitors can actually tour the studio lot by signing up.
What exactly isat the lot? Aside from the bunch of sound stages, you'll get to visit theWarner Brothers gift store, see some of the cool memorabilia museums, and seesome of the stages where they filmed famous movies like Back to the Future.
Ifyou're into this kind of stuff, then you're gonna love this tour.
And last butnot least with Number 25: Venice Beach Boardwalk.
Venice Beach is another one ofthe popular beaches in Los Angeles which is pretty close to Santa Monica.
Thebeach walk is where all the action is at.
You can kind of characterize it as acarefree a hip and might I say kind of a wild environment it's kind of like theLA version of Miami Beach.
They sell a lot of unique items there, they have street performers, there a lot of really great Beach snacks.
So if this isyour kind of beach, then you'll love it here.
So there you have it with 25 of theBest Places to do and see in Los Angeles.
I could have listed so many moreothers because there's like so many different neighborhoods around LosAngeles where you can see kind of like its own little thing in eachneighborhood, but if you start with these 25, then I'm pretty sure you're gonnahave a rockin time when you're visiting Los Angeles and are looking for some great things to do.
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Anyways I hope you have a great great day today and that you will visit LosAngeles and come to some of these rockin places sometime soon.