Los Angeles (Spanish for ‘The Angels’ and colloquially known as L.A) is the
most populous city in the state of California and the second most populous
city in the United States. It is the cultural, financial, and commercial
centre of Southern California. Los Angeles is focally known as home to the
iconic Hollywood, the centre of America’s TV and movie industry. Other
attractions located in or near the city are three world-famous movie
studios named Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers that all
offer guided tours to their insides.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Universal Studios Theme Park
The Universal Studios Theme Park is home to two attractions- a working
movie studio and a stunning range of several theme-based thrilling rides.
Visitors can take a first-hand experience of how a movie is produced in a
movie studio and best of all, they might get a chance to meet a few actors
or actresses as well.
Located scenically on the Santa Monica Mountains, the Getty Centre in Los
Angeles is a grand art museum spanning 110 acres. It features a classic
collection of European paintings, drawings, sculpture, and decorative arts.
It also has a several interesting 200-year-old photographs.
California Science Centre
The California Science Centre is a world-class scientific facility in Los
Angeles. It is best known for the Space Shuttle Endeavour that graces its
Samuel Oschin Pavilion. It is flanked by a stellar arrangement of artefacts
brought to the earth by previous space missions and all the astronauts and
scientists who had tried their best to make space travel possible.
Best Time to Visit Los Angeles
Summer season (the months from June to August) are the best to book your
flights from San Jose to Los Angeles. It is the season when the city sets
the bolls rolling with two iconic film festivals- LA Film Festival and DTLA
Film Festival. Book your flights from SJO to LAX during summer season to
enjoy famous cultural events like Outfest and Nisei Week Japanese Festival.
It is advised to book Los Angeles flights in advance to avoid paying more
during peak season.