The urban sprawl of LA is one of the most populous metropolitan bodies in the United States and encompasses a wide range of areas and cultures.
While 18 million people call this area ‘home’, it’s also one of the most visited cities in the US, especially famous for its arts, culture and thriving industrial sector. With that being said, whether you’re a business traveler or a tourist, it’s the perfect city for a stopover on the West Coast of America. With many West Los Angeles Hotels dotting the cityscape, one of the most popular is the Good Nite Inn Los Angeles, where you can find simple, affordable and easy-to-reach accommodation.
However long your stay, our West LA branches will give you easy access to some of the best tourist attractions in the city. To help guide you through your visit, make sure you visit these iconic sites!
To get a taste of the incredible array of sports in the LA area, check out the UCLA Bruins College Football Team.
Based in the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, the UCLA Bruins team are one of the main members of the PAC-12 conference, or Pacific East Coast league, and bring in a stadium of 92,000 spectators each match. For a great way to sample the college sporting tradition of the East Coast, there’s no better team to start with than the Bruins.
Part of the Getty Trust, the Getty Center is a campus of the museum of the same name, which opened in 1997.
This branch of the museum is well-known for its archives of pre 20th-century manuscripts, sculptures and paintings, bringing the works of Van Gogh, Paul Gaughin and many other legendary artists to their galleries. With an estimated 1.8 million visitors each year, the Getty Center is one of the most popular art museums in the country.
Santa Monica Beach
Based in the Santa Monica area of LA, this beach is one of the most popular in the city, spanning 3.5 miles and recognized as its own National Park.
At the iconic Santa Monica Pier, you’ll fine the historic 1922 Looff Hippodrome Carousel and the original Muscle Beach. This makes it the perfect place to show off your pecs across the sand dunes and dip your toes in the ocean water.
Third Street Promenade
For the best shopping and dining in LA, check out the Third Street Promenade. With shops like Gap and Forever 21, it’s been deemed the go-to spot for tourists and locals alike.
Here you’ll find the historic shopping mall and high street are linked to downtown LA through the lite rail Expo Line, giving easy access to locals and Good Nite Inn California guests. If you’d rather use your won two feet, it’s also walking distance from Santa Monica beach.
Ah, Hollywood. This LA neighborhood is a world-renowned hub for the entertainment industry, bringing in actors, musicians and filmmakers from across the world.
Whilst Hollywood is known as the center of the US film industry in general, the actual district only spans about 3.5 miles making it easy to walk. There are also many tours of famous studios, roads, and celebrity homes available which makes Hollywood a prime touristic area of LA.
Top attractions include the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Capitol Records and Sunset Boulevard.