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Los Angeles Guide
What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?
Venice is a popular coastal community. It’s home to one of LA’s most famous beaches and the lively Venice Beach Boardwalk. As well as the sandy shore, there’s so much to see in Venice while holidaying on flights Wellington to Los Angeles. There are stylish cafes and shops as well as a series of canals that influenced the neighbourhood’s name.
Angelenos love living active, outdoor lifestyles. Hiking is a great activity if you’re hoping to see the city like a local while visiting California on Wellington to Los Angeles flights. Runyon Canyon is a popular hiking spot in the Hollywood Hills. There are several hiking trails to choose from, with the main one stretching for 5.6 kilometres (3.5 miles). If you hike Runyon Canyon while holidaying on flights Wellington to Los Angeles, you’ll be treated to expansive views over LA.
Warner Bros. Studios
LA is the centre of the American film industry, so there are plenty of movie-related attractions to enjoy while holidaying on Wellington to Los Angeles flights. The Warner Bros. Studios are located north of Hollywood and offer tours. During a tour, visitors visiting on cheap flights to Los Angeles from Wellington can see sets and learn behind-the-scenes facts about major movies and TV shows. At the studios, you can step into the worlds of Friends, Batman, and the Harry Potter franchise.
What are the dos and don’ts of visiting Los Angeles?
Do explore different neighbourhoods
There are dozens of neighbourhoods to explore while holidaying on flights Wellington to Los Angeles, and each has a unique personality. Hollywood is the main tourist hub and home to the American film industry. If you’d like to soak up the coastal atmosphere of Southern California, head to the beach neighbourhoods of Venice and Santa Monica while holidaying on cheap flights Wellington to Los Angeles. Or get a glimpse into the lifestyles of the rich and famous by visiting upscale neighbourhoods Beverly Hills and Bel-Air.
Don’t take a celebrity-sighting tour
You’ll often see tour companies advertising celebrity sightseeing tours while holidaying on Wellington to Los Angeles flights. Keep in mind that many of these tours are a scam, and there’s never a guarantee you’ll actually see any celebrities. If you’re especially keen to spot a famous face while visiting LA on flights Wellington to Los Angeles, you’ll have better luck visiting cafes or supermarkets in popular celebrity neighbourhoods, such as Beverly Hills and Hollywood Hills.
Do experience the nature of LA
Many people flock to LA for its glamorous tourist attractions, shops, and restaurants. But outside the tourist hubs, there’s so much incredible nature to explore in between Wellington to Los Angeles return flights. Visit lesser-known beaches, and go hiking through nearby state parks. Malibu is only a 30-minute drive from popular Santa Monica, but has a much more relaxed and outdoorsy vibe to it.
What is the best way to get around Los Angeles?
Although LA is the second largest city in the USA, it doesn’t have a huge public transport infrastructure. The majority of locals get around by car. If you’d like to see LA like a local, consider renting a car while holidaying on cheap flights to Los Angeles from Wellington. Hire a car through Webjet after organising your airfares, then pick it up from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) when you arrive.
If you’d prefer not to rent a car, there’s also some public transport options to use while visiting California on Wellington to Los Angeles flights. There’s a metro with eight lines that stops at the airport and major tourist areas, including Santa Monica, Hollywood and Vine, and Chinatown. If you’d like to visit somewhere outside the metro network, there are also about 200 bus routes around LA. Single metro and bus tickets cost $1.75 USD ($2.80 NZD). You could also purchase a day pass for $7 USD ($11.10 NZD) or a week pass for $25 USD ($39.70 NZD).
You could also catch a taxi around Los Angeles or take advantage of local ride sharing apps. Popular ride sharing companies to use while holidaying on cheap flights Wellington to Los Angeles include Uber and Lyft.
How much time should I spend in Los Angeles?
To explore much of what LA has to offer, book tickets to Los Angeles from Wellington that have you in the city for at least five days. During that time, consider splitting your time between a hotel in the centre and another by the beach to experience the two sides to LA. If you have extra time while holidaying on cheap flights to Los Angeles from Wellington, consider renting a car and continuing your California adventure. Head south to Orange County, or drive north along the Pacific Coast Highway.