5 Must-Sees in L.A.
Sun-tanned bodies, people working out along the beach promenades, a lot of athletic people. Venice Beach is by far the most popular beach in Los Angeles. Whether you want to surf, roller skate, sunbathe or enjoy watching people or being entertained, you will not be bored for one single second. Art enthusiasts as well will be delighted with the on sale collections in the local galleries.
Santa Monica Pier
The world famous wooden jetty with souvenir shops and seafood restaurants. You will also find a real amusement park with carousel, a roller coaster and aquarium. An ideal outing with kids!
More than 2,500 celebrities have now received their star on the most famous side walk in the world: Elvis Presley, Tom Cruise, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Queen, Michael Jackson, and we bet your favourite film star too.
Always wanted to be part of a film scene? Then grab your chance now. The Universal Studios are possibly the cream of the crop in the film business. Visit numerous legendary film sets, catch unique attractions and fall from one surprise into another. Undoubtedly a day that you and your kids will remember for a lifetime.
Are you more the fun shopping type? Then get out on Rodeo Drive. Near the luxurious Beverly Hills you shop in perhaps the most expensive shopping street in the world. Chanel, Tom Ford or Versace? You decide, but keep an eye on your budget
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Lunch or dinner in style? Vespertine may be just what you are looking for. The restaurant that belongs to Jordan Khan - who was recently declared by Food & Wine's best new chef - is hot. All your senses will be aligned here, but the culinary festival comes with a serious price tag.
Admire the architectural gems
Los Angeles has a large collection of iconic buildings. Why not spend a few hours browsing the Arts District or Boyle Height?. You’ll discover one gem after another.
Know Before You Go Los Angeles
Time Difference: 9 hours earlier than in Belgium.
Climate Los Angeles has one of the sunniest climates in the USA. In winter the sun shines for about 8 hours/ day. In Summer it shines on average 14 hours.
Currency: US Dollar (1USD = 100 dollar cent). the exchange rate to Euro can be found in each updated version of our Florida, USA & New York brochure (p.2).
Official language: English
Travel Documents: All travellers with a Belgian nationality must be in possession of an international passport and a ESTA travel authorization, requested online and in time for your departure.
The cheapest air fares to Los Angeles can be found on Connections.be!
Traveling to Los Angeles is possible year-round from Brussels, Amsterdam and Dusseldorf. Experience L.A and discover its hidden gems, spend your nights in a hotel that suits your every need and travel budget and book that popular or original excursion beforehand. That way you are sure you’re on the tour. Our Connections travel companions will gladly assist and share their insider tips!!