"Los Angeles" Los Angeles by Jim_Eliason

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LA is the US's second largest city after New York and in many ways, for better or worse, the cultural capital of the US. It's also a sprawling metropolis with relatively poor public transportation. Therefore it's difficult to explore the entire Metro area from a single location. it's better to pick a focus area.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Wonderful weather
  • Cons:Traffic, traffic and more traffic
  • In a nutshell:must see US city
  • Last visit to Los Angeles: Jan 2002
  • Intro Updated Feb 25, 2013
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2010 at 1:33 PM

    My travels to LA never gave me enough time to see it all, and should return one day for the rest. You did a nice presentation with pictures and comments, and especially the beaches.

  • Greggor58's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2010 at 11:42 AM

    Dropped by here yesterday...Im so absent minded these days and I THOUGHT I forgot to add comments..Interesting museum and gallery tips Jim..Terrific skyline photo of the BIG city!Always thought of LA as not on my list..now Im not so sure!

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 6:29 AM

    My dream in Los Angeles is to be here: Universal Studios Hollywood and some other studios (Paramount etc.).

  • goingsolo's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2004 at 5:52 PM

    Great intro shot. I've had a few occasions to breeze in and out of LA and will be doing it again next month. Hopefully I'll get to check out Venice Beach this time and hit a few more highlights.

  • Sweetberry1's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2003 at 2:32 PM

    Hey, great page.. I would love to visit Santa Monika and Venice beach, as well as the zoo there.. Next trip.. for sure.. ;-)

  • Alain_Smeets's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2003 at 7:31 AM

    Beautiful photos of LA, it brings back memories of my trip.

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2003 at 7:11 PM

    Looks like you did a lot of eating in LA! :-)

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2003 at 6:27 AM

    Great page! Very impressive intro pic

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2003 at 12:32 PM

    Interesting page, good suggestions - is the Venice beach always empty? :-)

  • Cool-123's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2003 at 4:04 AM

    Great info!!

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