A vacation in Los Angeles
Presentation of Los Angeles
Alongside New York, Los Angeles is one of the most iconic cities in all of North America. With star-studded streets and iconic landmarks at every turn, the home of Hollywood is a must for those looking to experience the splendor of the West Coast, rub shoulders with celebrities, as well as sample some of the best gastronomic delights on the planet. It’s easy to enjoy an adventure in this city with our epic range of flight and hotel LA deals, with plenty of flights to Los Angeles from airports across the country and a quality pick of premier accommodation. Browse our full range of last minute vacation packages online today to start planning your dream trip.
Things to know before visiting Los Angeles
One thing to consider after booking a flight and hotel LA package with us is that the City of Angels is incredibly vast. Unlike other cities like New York, the city at large doesn’t have a reliable subway network, meaning the easiest way to get around is by road. Public transport is ample you won’t have any trouble getting from A to B, but if you’re keen to cram in as much as possible during your trip to LA, it makes sense to organize a rental car so you’re free to explore at your own pace. If you’ve booked flights from New York to Los Angeles with us, why not plan ahead and arrange for a car hire pickup at LAX once you land.
No matter whether you’re jetting in on flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, inbound from New York or anywhere else in the country, chances are you’ll be arriving into LAX. Los Angeles International Airport is located approximately 18 miles from the heart of the city itself, with convenient connections to the center of town and other nearby neighborhoods via freeway. Public transport connections can be found with ease here, providing those after convenient bus connections with plenty of choice. If you’ve booked a vacation getaway with us and are looking to keep to a budget, it’s incredibly easy in LA.
What to do in Los Angeles?
You’ll never be short of something to do in Los Angeles. This world-famous city welcomes millions upon millions of eager tourists annually, with every corner of this sprawling metropolis crammed to the rafters with exciting entertainment and attractions to keep every tourist occupied for the duration of their stay. After picking out one of our premier travel packages, the next step is to start putting together a first class itinerary to ensure you experience everything on offer.
Traveling with the kids? There’s theme parks galore in this stunning city break destination. Head over to Universal Studios Hollywood or Disneyland for some of the best rollercoasters and rides in the world. Looking for a more serene way to spend your days in LA? Be sure to indulge with a tour of the Venice Canals Walkway or get into the festive spirit with a cruise down Candy Cane Lane. If you’re visiting enjoying a longer stay in the city with one of our vacation package deals, you’ve also the prospect of day trips to destinations further afield. Enjoy a mini road trip with an adventure of the state lines as you head to Las Vegas, or truly get out and explore with an excursion along some of the most spectacular stretches of the Californian coastline. Whatever mood your in, there’s more than enough options in Los Angeles to keep you entertained.
What is the weather in Los Angeles?
Los Angeles has what is considered a Mediterranean climate and visitors and residents enjoy sunshine throughout the year, with only around 30 or so days of rain. The average yearly temperature is 18.6°C, with summer days seeing an average in the low 20s. The sea has an average water temperature of 17°C, making a swim a thoroughly enjoyable experience at any of the city's many beaches. No matter when you visit, you won't need warm clothing, as the last freezing temperatures were recorded decades ago.
What to see in Los Angeles?
When it comes to iconic landmarks and monuments, you’re spoiled for choice in Los Angeles. After finding flight and hotel packages in Orlando that suit your schedule, you’ll have plenty of fun putting together a list of must-see sights ahead of your trip. But where to start? There’s the obvious choices like the star-studded Walk of Fame to begin with, while the Hollywood Sign looms heavy over the city from its perch atop Mount Lee. You’ve also got other essential destinations to venture to like the Santa Monica Pier, packed with mouth-watering restaurant menus and fairground rides so everyone’s catered for.
Even the shortest of vacations in Los Angeles can be incredibly rewarding, with a multitude of memorable landmarks and monuments to enjoy. There’s a whole universe of architectural wonders to savor at here, from the likes of Hollywood Bowl and Bradbury Building, to the Los Angeles Theater and TCL Chinese Theater. If you’re unsure of where to start or worried about how you’ll navigate this sprawling city to take in all the sights, why not book yourself onto a walking tour of some of the city’s hottest areas. You’ll have plenty of spending money left over when you make a saving with our great all inclusive vacation deals after all.
What to eat in Los Angeles?
If you're a true gourmand, booking a flight and hotel Los Angeles package makes perfect sense. This is a city with a culinary scene that’s truly on the world stage, with a host of global flavors coming together to produce premium plates of food at every turn. From its outermost reaches to Downtown LA itself, visitors will find a thriving restaurant scene specializing in everything from cheap street eats to more refined haute cuisine. Countless cultures have come together in Los Angeles and this is entirely reflected in its culinary offerings. Even the pickiest of eaters will find plenty to whet their appetite here.
Once you’ve picked up one of our flight and hotel deals, you can look forward to a gastronomic getaway you’ll remember for years to come. Looking for something simple? LA offers plenty in the way of pizzerias, burger bars and more familiar flavors. Even the most basic of menus here have plenty to get excited about. After something more refined for dinner? Get set to discover truly elegant dining at LA’s upper echelon of eateries. If you’re looking to indulge at the upper crust, head to the areas like West Hollywood for the hottest restaurants in town. No matter what you’re hankering after, you’ll never be short on options here. Find great rates on vacations to the City of Angels online with us today and start planning a truly terrific trip.