Arts and Cultural
Located in Brentwood, the $1.3 billion center is well-known for its incredible architecture, gardens and views of Los Angeles, and features unparalleled art collections at the J. Paul Getty Museum, family festivals, performances, a research library, over 2 million photographs of art and architecture and much more.
As southern California's newest museum, MUZEO - also known as the Anaheim Museum - explores the diverse history, art and culture of the area and features permanent and traveling exhibitions and special events.
Points of Interest
Visitors can reserve seats in the studio audience for tapings of prime-time television and game shows at this famous facility.
Spanning over 160 acres and exemplified by the Sleeping Beauty Castle, the magical Disneyland has welcomed over 600 million guests since its opening with its unwavering dedication to fairy tales, Disney characters and its abundance of family fun.
From the legendary Hollywood sign to celebrity sightings aplenty to attractions like the Chinese Theatre and Kodak Theatre, Hollywood is a must-see.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
No visit to the Santa Monica and Los Angeles area would be complete without a visit to the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, where over 2,400 movie stars are immortalized along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood.
Knotts Berry Farm
Children and adults alike will delight in a day of adventure, thrilling roller coasters, fun water rides, live entertainment, fabulous shopping and much more.
Fans of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Days of our Lives will not want to miss touring this studio to see where these timeless shows are filmed.
Santa Monica Pier
This 100-year-old landmark includes a multi-use recreational and entertainment center featuring restaurants, retail establishments and an amusement park.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
This 260-acre park features world-class, heart-pounding roller coasters, over 100 rides, games, special events and entertainment.
Universal Studios Hollywood
As the world's largest motion picture and TV studio still in use, this world-famous attraction offers visitors the chance to tour the studios, thrill to a multitude of heart-pumping rides and meet dozens and dozens of familiar characters.
Based on the canals of Venice, Italy, this unique neighborhood includes six interwoven water canals, charming walking paths, and fourteen bridges, offering visitors an enchanting visual experience and a pastoral retreat.
Warner Bros. Studios
Movie enthusiasts will not want to miss touring this facility, which includes a tour of the back lots, sound stages, costume department, a memorabilia museum and the chance to see movie-making in action.
Santa Monica Downtown and 3rd Street Promenade
Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Monica, shoppers will revel in the picturesque, al fresco shopping experience which includes dozens of upscale national stores and boutiques, as well as the celebrated weekly farmers' markets, fabulous dining and entertaining street performers.
Santa Monica Place Mall
Located at the south end of the Third Street Promenade, this modern, open-air upscale shopping destination features Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and a contemporary mix of upmarket stores and restaurants, along with striking views of the nearby Santa Monica Pier, the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains.
Sports and Entertainment
Home to Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, the third-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and the largest ballpark in the world is a must-see for baseball and non-baseball fans alike.
As the second-largest park in California and one of the largest urban parks in North America, this 4,310-acre multi-use haven offers visitors a host of activities including a zoo, pony rides, bicycle rentals, jogging paths, classical concerts, Shakespeare-in-the-Park, and the famous Griffith Observatory, with its breathtaking views of Los Angeles and the valley.
Known as the birthplace of the physical fitness boom of the 20th century, this fully restored and refurbished stretch of pristine beach and workout venue is home to gymnasts, acrobats, bodybuilding aficionados and fitness hopefuls alike.
This 140-acre facility hosts a variety of events, including concerts, football games, soccer tournaments and much more.
What's Nearby - Cities
- Beverly Hills
- Brentwood Heights
- Century City
- Culver City
- El Segundo
- Los Angeles
- Manhattan Beach
- Marina del Rey
- Pacific Palisades
- Playa del Rey
- Universal City
- Walnut Park
- West Hollywood
- Westwood Village
- Willow Brook
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- Computer Sciences Corporation
- MGM Studios Incorporated
- Mattel, Inc.
- NBC - ABC
- Red Bull North America Inc.
- Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
- Santa Monica College
- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
- Saint John's Health Center
- Staples Center
- Supermarine Aviation
- Symantec Corporation
- Teledyne Technologies Inc.
- UCLA Medical Center
- Universal Music Group
- Vidal Sassoon Academy