Los Angeles the city of angels, La La Land, also known as Hollywood and the place where all your dreams come true. It is defiantly one of those places you need to see just once, just so you can say you have been.
#1 City Hall- Walk up to the observation level that is open the public on the 27th floor to see the marvelous views of Los Angeles Downtown. Closed on Sundays. While you are downtown, take a walking tour. Angels Flight, Walt Disney Concert Hall, LA Live, Staples Center, (to name a few).
Fun Fact: Walt Disney Concert Hall - Some residents of neighboring condominums complained about the glare caused by sunlight that reflected off the convave sections stainless steel, matte finish walls to a parabolic mirror.
#2 Santa Monica Beach - one of the most famous beaches in the area and one of the most busiests. It has the Pier with a restaurant, mini amusement park, third street promenade is one block away and is considered to be a premier shopping and dining location. Has stores for everyone!
Fun Fact: Third Street Promenade is approximately Three blocks long.
#3 Hollywood Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre - Try and find that favorite actor of yours (it is not as easy as you may think) from Mickey Mouse to Adam Sandler or see which actor has the same size feet and hands as you.
Fun Fact: only the actors that have thad heir movies shown at the Chinese Theatre gets their hand printed in the sidewalk in front. The new addition to the family, was Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe this summer 2011.
#4 Universal Studios lot Tour - See where they make all the movies that we love to watch so much. Might be able to watch some demostrations, see some vintage cars, Go on set of the desperate housewifes, and much much more.The Lot is much bigger than you'll think.
Fun Fact: They've had eight fires over the course of it's life and they had to build the buildings higher after the eighth fire to cover the mountains in the background.
#5 SixFlags - although Disneyland is not to far away i would still recommend SixFlags. The Extreme Rollercoasters are the best. Make sure you carry your park map or you'll get lost. And make sure you pack A LOT of water and stay hydrated through out the day, as it's in the desert.
Fun Fact: worlds largest amusement park and maintains 14 properties through the north america and has hosted 23.9 million guests.