Los Angeles, fondly named as the ‘City of Angels’, is the most populous
city in the state of California and the second most populous city in the
United States. The city is well known around the world as a two-time former
host of Summer Olympics (1932 and 1984) and the home of Hollywood (the
epicenter of world entertainment industry). Travel junkies looking to enjoy
some beach-side beauty can take daytrips to the top-end, lavish oceanfront
community of Malibu that boasts sandy beaches and watersport options. Also
worth for attention are the town of Laguna Beach and the seaside village of
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Barbara is the ideal getaway destination for Hollywood movie stars
and people looking for daytrips from the city. It is home to vintage
Spanish-architectural marvels and miles of sandy shores. A prime attraction
here is the 19th century church ‘Mission Santa Barbara’ that is
bounded by a opulent 12-acre garden called the Huerta Historic Garden.
Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island, a rocky island, is located around 47 miles away from
Los Angeles. The island was developed as a tourist destination in the
1920s. Travel enthusiasts can take a glass bottom boats tour of the reefs
and shipwrecks, and to enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling.
Oxnard, located at an hour’s ride away from Los Angeles, is the coastal
city attracting visitors for its mild ambiance and outdoor activities
including the likes of hiking, cycling, swimming, surfing, sailing, and
kayaking. This city is also popular among the more sedate souls for its
sandy beaches and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Best Time to Visit Los Angeles
Best time to book flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles is from June to
August. It is the season when the city organizes two film festivals - LA
Film Festival and DTLA Film Festival. Tourists can book flights from ABQ to
LAX during summer season to enjoy famous cultural events like Outfest and
Nisei Week Japanese Festival.