Must Visit - LA
La Brea Tar Pits is one of Must Visit - LA.

1. La Brea Tar Pits

8.8
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Historic Site · Mid-City West · 85 tips and reviews

Juston P.Juston Payne: This is more of a curiosity than a phenomenal destination, but it's worth stopping by to witness the tragic scene of a baby wooly mammoth watch its mother sink into a pit of tar.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of Must Visit - LA.

2. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA
Airport · West Los Angeles · 3971 tips and reviews

HealthWarehouseHealthWarehouse: Any time you're at LAX, take a moment to "people watch!" You never know who (or what) you might see!

Union Station is one of Must Visit - LA.

3. Union Station

7.7
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA
Train Station · Historic Cultural · 270 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Established on the site of L.A.'s first Chinatown, Union Station opened in 1939 at a cost of $11 million. Over 1 1/2 million people visited it within its first three days.

Staples Center is one of Must Visit - LA.

4. Staples Center

9.5
1111 S Figueroa St (at Chick Hearn Ct), Los Angeles, CA
Stadium · South Park · 580 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: Outside the arena are statues of Wayne Gretzky and Magic Johnson, although both sports legends played at The Forum, where the Kings, Lakers and Sparks previously played.

LA Live is one of Must Visit - LA.

5. LA Live

9.1
800 W Olympic Blvd (at Figueroa St.), Los Angeles, CA
General Entertainment · South Park · 84 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: There's no end to the awesome concerts and live music at L.A. LIVE - including the STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre, Club Nokia, the GRAMMY Museum, and pop-up events on the plaza. Come early for dinner! Read more.

Microsoft Theatre is one of Must Visit - LA.

6. Microsoft Theatre

9.1
777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA
Concert Hall · South Park · 159 tips and reviews

NokiaNokia: This one may come as a shock, but Nokia Theatre is our favorite entertainment venue in California. Pop culture aficionado? You'll love the spectacular concerts and celebrity-packed award shows.

Dodger Stadium is one of Must Visit - LA.

7. Dodger Stadium

9.2
1000 Elysian Park Ave (at Stadium Way), Los Angeles, CA
Baseball Stadium · Elysian Park · 523 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: Dodger Stadium is currently the third oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball (behind Fenway Park in Boston and Wrigley Field in Chicago,) and is the largest ballpark by seating capacity.

StubHub Center is one of Must Visit - LA.

8. StubHub Center

9.2
18400 Avalon Blvd (at 184th St), Carson, CA
Soccer Stadium · 143 tips and reviews

Perry EllisPerry Ellis: Home of the Galaxy and Chivas USA, the Home Depot Center is a great venue to catch a soccer game or even a tennis match.

Santa Monica Pier is one of Must Visit - LA.

9. Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier (at Santa Monica State Beach), Santa Monica, CA
Pier · Downtown Santa Monica · 352 tips and reviews

LIVESTRONG_COMLIVESTRONG_COM: Meet your friends at the iconic Ferris wheel to run, walk or rollerblade up the boardwalk. Bike rentals are abound. Create a bike loop by clicking "More Info." Read more.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is one of Must Visit - LA.

10. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

9.0
3911 S Figueroa St (btw Exposition & MLK), Los Angeles, CA
College Football Field · South LA · 62 tips and reviews
Rose Bowl Stadium is one of Must Visit - LA.

11. Rose Bowl Stadium

9.0
1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA
Stadium · Brookside Park · 147 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: How old is the Rose Bowl Game? OLD. In fact, the first one was played in 1902 when Michigan romped Stanford, 49-0. It ain’t called “The Granddaddy of Them All” for nothin’. Read more.

Hollywood Sign is one of Must Visit - LA.

12. Hollywood Sign

9.3
Mount Lee Dr., Los Angeles, CA
Monument / Landmark · 107 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The sign was originally constructed in 1923 to promote a subdivision at the top of Beachwood Canyon called Hollywoodland; "land" would later be dropped in 1945 when the area was deeded to the city.

The Original Farmers Market is one of Must Visit - LA.

13. The Original Farmers Market

9.4
6333 W 3rd St (at Fairfax Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Farmers Market · Mid-City West · 270 tips and reviews

SaraSara: With food stands offering anything from French to Chinese and American to Italian cuisine, the Farmers Market offers the best of the food world. The workers here really know their trade.

The Grove is one of Must Visit - LA.

14. The Grove

9.3
189 The Grove Dr (btw Beverly & 3rd), Los Angeles, CA
Shopping Mall · Mid-City West · 554 tips and reviews

Where Los Angeles MagazineWhere Los Angeles Magazine: Check out top music alfresco at The Grove’s Summer Concert Series Wednesdays in July, and free movies in the park Thursdays through August.

University of Southern California is one of Must Visit - LA.

15. University of Southern California

U S C, Los Angeles, CA
University · South LA · 96 tips and reviews

USC Annenberg SchoolUSC Annenberg School: Located in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, the University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Read more.

City of Los Angeles is one of Must Visit - LA.

16. City of Los Angeles

California
City · 141 tips and reviews

Perry EllisPerry Ellis: The Fashion District in LA spans 90 blocks and is the hub of the apparel industry on the West Coast. One of the largest in the USA.

17. UCLA

405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA
University · Westwood · 62 tips and reviews

D.J. S.D.J. Shrope: The University of California, Los Angeles was founded in 1919 as a public, coeducational research university. It is the only leading research institution in the world founded in the 20th century.

Universal CityWalk is one of Must Visit - LA.

18. Universal CityWalk

9.3
100 Universal City Plz (btwn Barham Blvd & Lankershim Blvd), Universal City, CA
General Entertainment · Universal City · 158 tips and reviews

Robert B.Robert Bowling: Great place to take out of towners simply for the atmosphere and novelty shops. Although everything here can be bought online or elsewhere for much less it's still a recomendation for the sights.

Universal Studios Hollywood is one of Must Visit - LA.

19. Universal Studios Hollywood

9.5
100 Universal City Plz (btwn Barham Blvd & Lankershim Blvd), Universal City, CA
Theme Park · Universal City · 739 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Carl Laemmle's original tour included a chance for guests to buy fresh produce since Universal City was still in part a working farm. The narrated tram (formerly "Glamortram") launched in 1964.

Venice Beach is one of Must Visit - LA.

20. Venice Beach

9.3
Venice Beach (along the Pacific Ocean), Venice, CA
Beach · Venice Beach · 490 tips and reviews
Venice Beach Boardwalk is one of Must Visit - LA.

21. Venice Beach Boardwalk

9.2
Ocean Front Walk (at Windward Ave), Venice, CA
Historic Site · Venice Beach · 121 tips and reviews

Alaa "Ally" T.Alaa "Ally" Tatum: My favorite place in LA. Pot smoking hippies, great handmade jewelry & art for sale, the beach, graffiti wall, what more could you want? Try renting a bike or just walk around & enjoy the performances

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is one of Must Visit - LA.

22. Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

8.5
5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Zoo · 104 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The original LA zoo opened in 1912 about two miles north of this location until it opened here in 1966. This location originally contained housing for veterans returning from WWII until the mid-1950s

Griffith Observatory is one of Must Visit - LA.

23. Griffith Observatory

9.5
2800 E Observatory Ave (at Griffith Park), Los Angeles, CA
Observatory · 512 tips and reviews

NASANASA: The 300 seat Oschin Planetarium is one of the finest and most technologically sophisticated in the world. Once a month, Los Angeles astronomy clubs host a free Public Star Party on the lawn. Read more.

Sunset Boulevard is one of Must Visit - LA.

24. Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA
Road · 16 tips and reviews

Julian N.Julian Nam: via LA Mag: Many major landmarks are still up & running: you will find Whisky a Go Go rocking, hordes of teenagers outside the Roxy, and a steady queue of not-only-tourists outside the Comedy Store.

Rodeo Drive is one of Must Visit - LA.

25. Rodeo Drive

Rodeo Dr. (btw Wilshire and Santa Monica), Beverly Hills, CA
Road · West Los Angeles · 121 tips and reviews

Juston P.Juston Payne: Use Rodeo as the launching point for a stroll around Beverly Hills. It's an easy way to prove that, true to its reputation, Beverly Hills is filled with rich people driving fancy cars.

26. Santa Monica State Beach

9.6
1432 Palisades Beach Rd (at Colorado Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
Beach · Downtown Santa Monica · 235 tips and reviews
Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk is one of Must Visit - LA.

27. Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk

8.3
411 S Main St (at W 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Art Gallery · Downtown Los Angeles · 76 tips and reviews

The StandardThe Standard: CA (See) Stroll around downtown on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Great art, fun crowd and many food trucks (and nearby bars). What more could you ask for?

Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of Must Visit - LA.

28. Hollywood Walk of Fame

8.3
Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Monument / Landmark · Central Hollywood · 358 tips and reviews

PeoplePeople: Nearly 2,500 stars, from Marilyn Monroe to Matt Damon, have been immortalized in cement on this 18-block Hollywood landmark. Tip: Download the official iPhone app to pinpoint your fave celeb!

Third Street Promenade is one of Must Visit - LA.

29. Third Street Promenade

9.3
3rd St. (btwn Wilshire & Broadway), Santa Monica, CA
Shopping Mall · Downtown Santa Monica · 224 tips and reviews

Let's GoLet's Go: Enjoy 3 ultra-popular pedestrian blocks of mosaic art tiles, fountains, patio restaurants, and trendy shopping ranging from overpriced bikini shops to some of LA’s best specialty bookstores. Read more.

Beverly Center is one of Must Visit - LA.

30. Beverly Center

8.3
8500 Beverly Blvd (Btw S San Vicente Blvd. & S La Cienega Blvd.), Los Angeles, CA
Shopping Mall · Mid-City West · 156 tips and reviews
Los Angeles Convention Center is one of Must Visit - LA.

31. Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S Figueroa St (at Pico Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Convention Center · South Park · 31 tips and reviews