Los Angeles Living - Places - Sites - Los Angeles, California, USA

Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, neighborhoods, and visitor bureaus of popular regional cities and towns; see also the listings for Venues, Museums, Dining, Housing; see Activities for cultural centers; see Local Government for comprehensive lists of local government entities in LA and the greater LA area and region
  • Anaheim & Orange Co: Anaheim and Orange County; home of Disneyland (Anaheim), Legoland (Carlsbad), Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park), sports teams, and other tourist and resident favorites
  • Angeles NF: National Forest; chaparral, pines, and firs on 263,000 hectares of federal land ranging up to 3 km in elevation
  • Arboretum FA: Fullerton Arboretum; Ten-hectare botanical garden on the California State University-Fullerton campus
  • Arboretum LA: Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden; a 51-hectare botanical garden and historical site jointly operated by the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation
  • ArtScene: Guide to Art Galleries and Museums in Southern California
  • Beaches: LA County Department of Beaches and Habors; provides information about beach use, events, permits
  • Beverly Hills: City of Beverly Hills
  • Beverly Hills Visit: Visitors information; Beverly Hills is considered one of the principal upscale and wealthy areas of LA
  • Botanical Garden: Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden; on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Broadway Theaters: Photo tour of old LA theaters
  • Buena Park: Grouping of theme parks and tourist attractions; on and around Beach Boulevard in Buena Park; includes Knotts Theme Park, Ripley's, Medieval Times, a wax museum, restaurants, motels, and other "tourist trap" type of attractions
  • Buildings, Great: Architecture of LA; shows off notable architectural landmarks in LA; section of Great Buildings Online, presented by Architecture Week Magazine
  • California: Tourism information for the Golden State
  • Catalina: Catalina Island; town of Avalon, recreation, hiking
  • Cathedral OLA: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels; religious, cultural and civic institution
  • Channel Isl NP: Channel Islands National Park; federal park consisting of five of the eight California Channel Islands extending along the southern California coast from Point Conception near Santa Barbara to just north of Los Angeles
  • Childrens Nature: Children's Nature Institute; environmental education programs for young children, parents and teachers in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
  • Chinatown: Chinatown Business Improvement District; shopping, dining, history, and Chinese culture
  • CityWalk: Universal City Walk Hollywood; dining, entertainment, shopping, events
  • Conservancy: LA Conservancy; historic preservation
  • Descanso Gardens: 64-hectare garden and educational center
  • Disneyland: Theme park and resort; opened in 1955; historical and entertainment-oriented displays, rides, and facilities for conferences; Anaheim
  • Downtown: Los Angeles Downtown Center Business Improvement District
  • El Pueblo: El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument; home of Olvera Street
  • Farmers Market: Los Angeles Farmer's Market; West Third Street
  • Fashion Dist: Los Angeles Fashion District, downtown; apparel and fashion-related businesses
  • Flower Dist: Los Angeles Flower District; information for growers, sellers, shippers and retailers with their flower markets
  • Grand Ctrl Mkt: Grand Central Market; an open-air market offering fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, and fish
  • Graves: Beneath Los Angeles--graves; shows photos of graves of the famous and infamous in the LA area
  • Griffith Observatory: Astronomical observatory; located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood
  • Hermosa Beach: City of Hermosa Beach; pier-front city; surfing, swimming, jazz, comedy
  • Hiking Trails: Listing of LA hiking trails; from trails.com
  • Historic Sites: Los Angeles history; archival resources at the University of Southern California showing the history of LA; includes information about the past, present, and future plans and imagined futures
  • Historic Views: LA Time Machines; pictures of most bars and restaurants in the La metropolitan area built before 1970 and still existing; emphasis on places that are historic and not remodeled
  • Hollywood: Chamber of Commerce guide; Hollywood, synonymous with the entertainment business that makes up so much of LA's identity, is part of the City of Los Angeles; Hollywood is home to the famous Walk of Fame, Hollywood sign, and Hollywood Bowl
  • Hollywood BID: Hollywood Entertainment District; Property-business improvement district (BID); spans an 18-block stretch of Hollywood Boulevard
  • Hollywood & Highland: multi-use entertainment-retail complex; includes shops, a hotel, the Dolby Theatre
  • Hollywood Racetrack: Horseracing; located east of Los Angeles International Airport
  • Huntington Beach: Conference and Visitors Bureau; 13 kilometers of oceanfront beach
  • Knott's Berry Farm: Theme park and resort in Buena Park
  • LA Vistors Bureau: Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Laguna Beach: in Orange County; famous for beaches, the Laguna Art Museum, the Pageant of the Masters, and the Laguna Playhouse
  • Library/LA: City of Los Angeles Public Library
  • Libraries/County: County of Los Angeles Public Libraries
  • Libraries List: List of area libraries; provided by Libweb; gives link to official Web site and information link; includes academic, public, and special libraries
  • Libraries/Metro: Metropolitan Cooperative Library System; association of libraries in the greater Los Angeles area
  • Little Tokyo: Little Tokyo Service Center; charitable organization serving people in need, especially those facing language or cultural gaps, financial need, or physical disabilities
  • Location Shoots: Where movies and TV shows were shot
  • Long Beach: beach community in the LA metro; shipping, industrial, and recreation center; home of the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, and its major Port
  • Marina del Rey: Convention & Visitors Bureau; yacht harbor resort; largest man-made small-boat harbor in the world (9,000 vessels)
  • Marinas: Listing of Southern California marinas
  • Metro region: Government entities in greater LA; includes links to lists of the hundreds of government entities in LA and its surrounding megalopolis
  • Murals: Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles; documents and preserves wall art in LA
  • Neighborhood Link: Neighborhood Link; neighborhood and nonprofit group information
  • Newport Beach: Coastal community on Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean; Balboa Island and Lido Isle; resorts
  • Old Pasadena: the business district of Pasadena; a city located just 16 km from downtown Los Angeles
  • Olvera St: Historic street; Mexican Market
  • Ontario: Community in east side of LA metro region; Ontario International Airport; Museum of History and Art; Ontario Convention Center; a planned community established by brothers from Ontario, Canada
  • Pacific Design Ctr: Design showrooms; displays and sales of furniture, fabrics, floorcoverings, architectural products, wallcoverings, lighting, kitchen and bath products and accessories; buildings designed by Cesar Pelli--the Blue Whale and the Green Whale
  • Parks/LA: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks
  • Pasadena: City in the LA metro area; home to a range of architectural, historic, and scientific sites--NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech, and the Rose Bowl
  • Photos LA: Images of California; shows off pictures and posters of California
  • Queen Mary: Docked oceanliner; RMS Queen Mary, in Long Beach, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Redondo Beach: Beach town; resort; pier with shops and restaurants; seafront esplanade
  • Riverside: Seat of Riverside County; on Santa Ana River; citrus fruit industry; University of California campus
  • Rodeo Drive: Upscale shopping; famous clothing and high-end stores as well as a tourist attraction unto itself
  • San Bernardino: seat of San Bernardino County; near San Bernardino Mountains, eastern edge of LA metro area; San Bernardino International Airport; California State University campus
  • San Fernando Valley: the Valley; bedroom communities, shopping centers, museums, parks, movie and television studios (including Disney, NBC, and Universal Studios); includes communities of Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale, San Fernando and Calabasas
  • San Pedro: Guide; find out about places to eat, stay, and things to see and do
  • Santa Anita Racetrack: Horseracing
  • Santa Monica: Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau; where to stay, getting around, shopping, dining, nightlife, a calendar of events and local news.
  • Santa Monica Pier: Oceanside entertainment complex; includes eateries, shops, Pacific Park amusements
  • Santa Monica Mtns: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area; located in Thousand Oaks
  • Six Flags Magic Mtn: Theme park in Valencia
  • Skyscrapers: Skyscrapers.com entry for LA; shows information about LA's office and other buildings
  • South Bay: Life's a beach; beachside communities of El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, and Torrance
  • Stars: Entertainment-related sites; information about Hollywood landmarks, movie star hangouts, restaurants owned by stars, movie palaces, and famous streets
  • Torrance: Oceanside community; Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; Old Downtown Torrance in the Historical Society Museum
  • Universal Studios: Theme park related to movies
  • Venice: Beach-resort community; part of the city of LA; built by Abbot Kinney who tried to recreate Venice, Italy by making canals, most of which were later filled in; Venice Boardwalk; Muscle Beach
  • Venice Beach: Visitor information; information about lodging, dining, entertainment, and more about this beach community
  • Warner Bros: Group tour of movie studio; Warner Bros. Museum; Burbank
  • West Hollywood: Sunset strip, nightlife, galleries, museums; West Hollywood Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Watts: Information about the famous Watts Towers and area
  • Zoo: Los Angeles Zoo; 45-hectare display of animals
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