Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the United States. It is the largest city in California. It is a beautiful metropolis filled with movie stars, musicians, surfers, and entertainment areas.

Visiting Los Angeles takes some getting used to. Once you take the pressure of trying to fit Los Angeles into the tourist box, you see the city’s magic.

What to See and Do in Los Angeles

Here is a rundown of the things that you can see and do in Los Angeles.

1.       Tour Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is the only working movie studio and theme park in the world. It has a Studio Tour, which lasts for one hour and gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how Hollywood is made.

The theme park is home to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and The Simpsons ride. 

2.       Party on Sunset Boulevard

One of the most famous streets in the world is Sunset Boulevard. It began as a route between the stars’ posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. The road runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the “Sunset Strip” with its beaches and movie studios. 

3.       Explore the Old Town Pasadena

This historic town is located ten minutes from downtown Los Angeles. It is a pedestrian-friendly zone stretching for twenty-two blocks. It is filled with over excellent boutique shops and restaurants and a popular nightspot for all parties. 

4.       Shop at the Farmers Market and the Grove

There’s a great farmer’s market in Los Angeles with tons of fresh bread, fruit, vegetables, and a delicious food court. There is a nearby outdoor shopping area featuring all the major brands as well as a movie theater. You can also learn about the history of the farmers market while sampling some of its food offerings. 

5.       Take a walk on the beach.

The beaches of Los Angeles are a great place to go for a morning walk, people-watch, or just lounge under the sun. You can check out curvepalmsprings.com if you are looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon right on the beach. 

6.       Explore the California Science Center

This place is a kid-friendly attraction. It has various educational exhibits on topics ranging from an ecosystem exhibit to exhibits on space and aviation. 

7.       Visit the Huntington Library

This library in nearby Pasadena includes a Chinese and Japanese garden. Furthermore, it has some precious holdings like the copy of The Canterbury Tales and a Gutenberg Bible.

8.       Go for a hike.

Los Angeles is home to some of the beautiful hiking and running trails. The most famous is Runyon Canyon Park. 

9.       See the iconic Hollywood Sign

You can hike up and behind the famous Hollywood Signs using the open trails in Griffith Park. You can view Hollywood and a unique look of the city’s iconic letters, which is most beautiful at sunset. 

10.   Visit the Grammy Museum

This museum will walk you through the entire music industry and its history. It also features the careers of previous Grammy winners.