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Los Angeles
Hollywood beckons to tourists who long for a brush with Tinseltown glamor. Tour movie studios, slip your hands into the famous prints at the TCL Chinese Theatre, or indulge in a celeb sighting at one of LA’s white-hot nightspots. Spot your favorite star while shopping at The Grove, or forget all about the famous eye candy as you take in the iconic artwork at The Getty Center. For a different type of star-gazing, peek through the telescopes at the Griffith Observatory.

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The Getty Center
The Getty Center
Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood
Owner description: Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie... more Owner description: Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Explore Universal Studios backlot on the legendary Studio Tour. Then face the action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. End your day with the energy and excitement of Universal CityWalk. All this and much more. Only at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory
Owner description: A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium... more Owner description: A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium, exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, bookstore, and the best views of the Los Angeles basin. Admission is free, and visitors may drive directly to the Observatory and park in its lots and roads. less
Attraction type: Observatories & Planetariums
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California Science Center
California Science Center
Owner description: Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Please reserve your passes online or by phone. Explore over 100 permanent... more Owner description: Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Please reserve your passes online or by phone. Explore over 100 permanent interactive science exhibits spanning several galleries. Admission to permanent exhibit galleries is Free! (excludes IMAX and special paid exhibits) Visit Ecosystems -- a hands-on exhibit home to nearly 400 plant and animal species. Come discover amazing environments from the familiar to the fantastic, and find out how the physical and living worlds affect each other. less
Attraction type: Science Museums
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The Nethercutt Collection
The Nethercutt Collection
Owner description: The Grand Salon showcases cars of the 1910s to 1930s. There are also collections of furniture, dolls, timepieces and one of the world's finest collections of mechanical musical... more Owner description: The Grand Salon showcases cars of the 1910s to 1930s. There are also collections of furniture, dolls, timepieces and one of the world's finest collections of mechanical musical instruments. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Providence
Providence
Ranked #1 of 9,898 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Diddy Riese Cookies
Diddy Riese Cookies
Ranked #2 of 9,898 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Brent's Delicatessen & Restaurant
Brent's Delicatessen & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 9,898 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Langer's
Langer's
Ranked #4 of 9,898 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Griddle Cafe
The Griddle Cafe
Ranked #5 of 9,898 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

USA Hostels Hollywood
2.0 of 5
USA Hostels Hollywood
$47 - $158
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PodShare
1.5 of 5
PodShare
$55 - $107
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Trylon Hotel
2.0 of 5
Trylon Hotel
$108 - $187
Ranked #6 of 88 Los Angeles B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Magic Castle Hotel
3.5 of 5
Magic Castle Hotel
$225 - $337
Ranked #2 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Hollywood Orchid Suites
2.0 of 5
Hollywood Orchid Suites
$199 - $277
Ranked #3 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Jerry's Motel
2.0 of 5
Jerry's Motel
$117 - $153
Ranked #11 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Bel-Air
5.0 of 5
Hotel Bel-Air
$631 - $1,435
Ranked #1 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
$528 - $1,242
Ranked #4 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Omni Los Angeles at California Plaza
4.5 of 5
Omni Los Angeles at California Plaza
$246 - $571
Ranked #6 of 349 Hotels in Los Angeles
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