Planning a Trip to Los Angeles on Your Own

Explore Los Angeles trip on Your Own with these guidelines.

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Home to the United States’ biggest and baddest entertainment industry, Los Angeles is synonymously called The City of Angels, or the La La Land. The second largest city in the US is full of movie stars, has awesome food and shopping scenes and amazing sites that will leave you flabbergasted. Exciting, modern, voguish, yet retro; visit Los Angeles and let the city unfold its many tales and stories right in front of your eyes.

Check out this vacation planner that will surely make your Los Angeles Trip Planning a far gratifying experience. Want to know about planning a trip to Los Angeles on your own? Check out below:

Reaching Los Angeles:
Los Angeles has an international airport (LAX) which is connected to all major airports of the world. Alternatively, you can take an Amtrak or reach this city by road. Whichever mode you choose, the mantra is to plan ahead and book your tickets as early as possible to save some big bucks.

Choosing your Stay:
With a plethora of lodging options to choose from, Los Angeles has it all. Be it discounted homestays, or the luxurious resorts. Depending on your travel budget and pursuit, choose your stay option.

What to pack?
A camera, trendy outfits, beach dresses & bathing suit, sun protections, walking/hiking shoes are just a few things that are a must while travelling to Los Angeles. Oh! and Disneyland and Universal Studios theme parks are located at an hour’s drive from LA, make sure you also pack for Disneyland.

How to move around?
Private taxis, rented cars, buses, rail, motorcycle and bicycle; you name it and LA has it. Choose from the many options of how to move around Los Angeles.

Where to eat? And what to eat?
Whether planning to eat at a traditional American diner, or gourmet food trucks, or planning to fine-dine; you will be spoilt for choices when it comes to dining in Los Angeles. Some of the lip-smacking LA delicacies that you wanna try out are: A French dip sandwich, the rice bowl, dynamite fries, the fried chicken, cheese pastries, popcorn bacon, and Daikoko ramen among many more.

What to see?
Apart from visiting the touristy Hollywood, Universal City and Venice Beach, make sure you stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, shop at the stylish Rodeo Drive, walk along the historic downtown LA, check out the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, marvel at the Griffith Observatory, and much more. And do not forget to click a selfie with the actual Hollywood stars (if you are really lucky 😉)

8 Los Angeles attractions that you must add to your travel plan:

  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Griffith Park and Obsevatory
  • The Getty Center
  • Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
  • California Science Center
  • The Original Farmers Market
  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery

So, put on that cute little summer dress and let the LA ocean breeze brush past your messy hair as you sip on your favourite Martinis.