4 mentions in Things to do during a 28 hour layover?
Zoe B. said, "...You can definitely do one of the theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood although it is pretty far from the airport. You could stay at an airport hotel and drop your bags. Many offer paid shuttle services to the various parks. My recommendation..." See More
Dave L. said, "...of the airport - take the Flyaway Bus from LAX to Union Station and catch the metro to either Hollywood or Universal Studios Hollywood. From Union Station later in the day when you need a hotel, you can also take the metro..." See More
A F. said, "...If you have your heart set on seeing Universal Studios Hollywood you should do it -- it's definitely manageable. Going will eat up almost your entire time in LA, however, and there is a decent chance you will be stuck in serious traffic..." See More
Andrew K. said, "...LAX is 45 minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood and 45 minutes from Disneyland Resort With traffic the trip to Universal could be over an hour, But in South LA you won't have as much traffic on the way to Disney. and since you're..." See More
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Spencer S. said, "...Kind of like an "Amazing Race" for seeing a city. Heard some good things about it from friends with kids. Otherwise, Universal Studios Hollywood (as mentioned below) or seeing a free screening. I've used 1iota before, which offers free tickets for shows like..." See More
Valerie A. said, "...to mind. Amoeba Music would really cool to wander through. That place has endless records and posters if they like music. Universal Studios Hollywood is actually a lot of fun and here's a secret tip... go up to someone who works there and..." See More
Mary Anne F. said, "...cousins between 15-18 yrs. old. They love going to Amusement Parks like Disneyland Park/Disney's California Adventure, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood. They also like to walk around Hollywood Walk of fame, shop, eat and explore. If they love shopping,..." See More
3 mentions in Which movie/TV studio to visit
Dave L. said, "...I've gone on the following five major area studio tours, Paramount Studios, NBC (tour part no longer offering), Sony Pictures Studios, Universal Studios Hollywood and Warner Brothers Studio.Note that only Paramount is still located in Hollywood proper. All are interesting tours with history,..." See More
Matt V. said, "... Universal Studios Hollywood is a full day experience. You can take a tram ride, approximately an hour long, through all of the sound stages and lots of current sets. Each tram has a tour guide that provides a history of the studio. It's..." See More
Andrew K. said, "...Universal's Studio Tour was so popular they built an entire theme park around it. Universal Studios Hollywood Why not also go see the taping of a tv show? Tickets are free. Or a game show? Or go on a movie location tour. http://www.tcm.com/tours/tour_la.html..." See More
2 mentions in New Years in Southern California: What to do?!
Josh W. said, "...endless list of pay to attend events. There are also lots of bars, restaurants, shops and tourist spots to visit too. Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm have the parks decorated for the winter holidays. If..." See More
Joelle H. said, "...hotel/condo next to the beach is....amazing and recommended since it will guarantee parking. You can visit Little Italy, Los Angeles Chinatown, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk, Hollywood Boulevard. There's plenty to do in Southern California. Though, with Hollywood blvd it's not as..." See More
Melanie M. said, "...Hi Nataly, It really depends what you're wanting to do. I agree that a hotel near Universal Studios Hollywood is a good idea, not only for the proximity to the the theme park and Universal CityWalkbut because it is a very short drive..." See More
2 mentions in Where should a tourist stay in LA (3 days)
Crystal L. said, "...bunch of great sights to see, but there is no place that is truly central to all Hollywood Walk of fame, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Santa Monica, as well as being close to beaches and clubs. It just takes so long to..." See More
John S. said, "...Red Line Metro Station between downtown Los Angeles and Universal Studios. The Red Line will easily and quickly take you between Universal Studios Hollywood to Hollywood Walk of fame to Downtown Los Angeles. Downtown has a lively restaurant and bar scene, so if..." See More
2 mentions in Best cheap, safe, and clean places in LA?
JR J. said, "...works well. I'd rent a car especially if you're planning on going to family attractions like Santa Monica, Disneyland Park or Universal Studios Hollywood. LA normally has really reasonable rental car deals. If you shop around you can find something for $20-30/day...." See More
Mira D. said, "...heard great things about the Hollywood Downtowner Inn. You're close to all the touristy hot spots like Mann's Chinese Theater and Universal Studios Hollywood. The Metro is right down the street to take you to other parts of Los Angeles and again,..." See More
2 mentions in Where are fun family places to go in Los Angeles?
Srikanth M. said, "...that might be good to visit in LA with a family: - Santa Monica Pier Carousel and Third Street Promenade - Universal Studios Hollywood (if you have one full day available) - Hollywood Walk of fame, Mann's Chinese Theater..." See More
Johnny L. said, "... Universal Studios Hollywood is great. If you go north, there's a Six Flags Magic Mountain. Of course there's Disneyland Park. Santa Monica Pier Carousel is less of a time and money commitment. The beaches are great too...." See More
Mei & Kerstin T. said, "...see in LA, because there are Disneyland in other palces around the world too, and they're all practically the same. However, Universal Studios Hollywood is a much more interesting theme park. Of course, there is also one in Florida, but the one in..." See More
Leonard L. said, "...Don't forget Universal Studios Hollywood !Museums are sometimes a little tough when you're surrounded by sun, sand and surf! But definitely second La Brea Tar Pits which is very unique, as well as the previously mentioned science museums. Griffith Observatory is worth it..." See More
2 mentions in What are the most popular neighborhoods in L.A.?
Kristal S. said, "...Not very familiar with this area, however I do know that that's where Warner Brothers has their studio. Studio City - Universal Studios Hollywood (not sure if it's technically Studio City, but it's all very close). Los Feliz - Larchmont has some cute..." See More
Louis P. said, "...crowd. Burbank (California)/Universal City, where most of the film/TV industry is actually located, including the WB and Universal lots. Home to Universal Studios Hollywood, and small town feeling downtown Burbank strip, this area is family oriented with safe neighborhoods and clean public..." See More
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1 mention in First time in LA - How can I feel like a local?
JR J. said, "...of other tourists. Places like Hollywood Walk of Fame , Santa Monica Pier , Third Street Promenade, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Park are the biggest tourist attractions in LA. These places cater to tourists and therefore you'll get..." See More
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Laurie P. said, "...Film studio tours: These can be fun, and informative. You get a sense of Hollywood’s film/tv history. Universal Studios Hollywood offers something called “The V.I.P. Tour." But it’s “6 hours of total moviemaking immersion.” Their number is 1-800-UNIVERSAL. But I’m sure the other..." See More
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Mei & Kerstin T. said, "...Angie, We recently published a post about top 10 things to do in Los Angeles and the surrounding area, including the Universal Studios Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory, the Getty Villa, the The Getty Center, with addresses, the best beaches and insider tips..." See More
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Kristal S. said, "...Drive, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Malibu, Zuma Beach, Marina Del Rey, theme parks (Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain). http://www.trippy.com/question/San-Francisco-Top-things-to-do-see-eat For food recommendations in both LA and SF, feel free to check out..." See More
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