Read my other quick-trip guides for California, here. Including Hollywood, Orange County, and Palm Springs!
Visit One of California's Oldest Areas -
The Mission was once an agricultural and religious center founded back in 1776. You can tour the church, go shopping, have high noon tea, and hop on the train in and out of town.
Here’s how I recommend exploring Hollywood in one day in driving order:
Los Angeles’s Best Beaches
There are plenty of great beaches to visit in Los Angeles, and this is not a complete list, but these are ones I've visited that I enjoyed:
*Personal warning: California beaches are a bit windy and the water is always cold. If you are used to East coast or Florida beaches, these are very different.*
Where to Eat:
Plan a really special dinner and splurge on some of the highest quality meals you might ever enjoy at these places. There are always trendy new spots popping up, but these ones have been around for years, so I feel I can recommend them without issue:
I hope this helps you plan a trip to Los Angeles and the surrounding areas!
If you are looking for a quick road trip from L.A., check out my guide “48-hours in Palm Springs and Joshua Tree” for a fun desert adventure!
Checkout my other California Guides below:
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I'm Taylor, aka Tacos! I am sharing my journeys and experiences from across the world hoping to inspire travel and adventure in all who read.