Many first time visitors to Los Angeles want to see landmarks made famous by movie stars. Smile Senior Care provides an ongoing travel guide to L.A. with list of places to visit.
One of those popular landmarks is the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood near the Hollywood Walk of Fame. If you are serious about touring Los Angeles, consider purchasing a Hollywood CityPass. This pass allows you participate in tours and visit museums that under normal circumstances would cost $90 and up. The CityPass is good for 9 days.
Universal Studios should definitely be on your list of places to visit. While not a bargain, touring Universal Studios is an excellent way to experience Hollywood. Most of the theme park is wheel chair accessible. including the special effects stages and the studio tour.
The Page Museum, also known as the La Brea Tar Pits, features exhibits of thousands of fossils found under the city. In the months of July and August, you can even watch paleontologist work on seasonal digs. The Page Museum is also wheel chair assessable and offers senior discounts.
The Getty Villa located in Malibu exhibits ancient Greek and Roman antiquities. You may also want to check out the Getty Center in West Los Angeles, which showcases architecture, art, and gardens with a wide collection of European and American art dating back to the middle ages to the present. Admission is free in both museums and parking is only $15.