A few things to do in and around Los Angeles:

Beach Cities: Los Angeles’ beach communities are the epitome of Southern California’s endless summer!  Our hotel is located within a mile of trendy Manhattan Beach.  Not too far away, are iconic Venice Beach and artsy Abbot Kinney Blvd with its unique boutiques and art galleries, quaint Marina del Rey and trendy Santa Monica with Pacific Park on the pier and shopping, restaurants and street performers at Third Street Promenade.

Walt Disney Concert Hall: For music aficionados, nothing beats the holiday programs at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Be prepared for architecture that takes your breath away and musical performances that fill your heart.

Getty Museum & Getty Villa: Art lovers will love the collection at The Getty Villa, which recently hosted the Cyrus Cylinder. The Getty Museum is also a must see for lovers of art and architecture. Both locations boast some of the best garden spaces in Los Angeles.

Self-Realization Center’s Lake Shrine: Not only is the Lake Shrine one of the most serene spots in Los Angeles, it is also the place where some of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes are buried.

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Hollywood: Check out John Wayne’s tiny, tiny footprints at Grumman’s Chinese Theatre and stroll down the walk of stars to find aapro Zubin Mehta. Take a picture in front of the iconic Hollywood sign. Meet your favorite superheroes and score tickets for the taping of your favorite late night shows.

Rodeo Drive & Beverley Hills: Shop where Julia Roberts did in Pretty Woman. Check out the Beverley Wiltshire Hotel where the movie was made. And drive around one of America’s wealthiest zip codes to see some of the most beautiful homes anywhere.

Disneyland & Other Amusement Parks:The happiest place on Earth is here! Knotts Berry Farm is also nearby with many rides and amusements for kids.

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Universal Studios: Movie lovers will love to spend a day at Universal Studios. End your exciting day walking through Universal Citywalk Hollywood, filled with theatres, restaurants and clubs.

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California Science Center & Griffith Observatory: Space enthusiasts will love a tour of the California Science Center, home to the Endevour Space Shuttle, and the amazing Griffith Observatory for a fantastic view of the stars in the night sky and downtown LA.

California’s State Parks: Among others, Will Rogers State Park, Malibu Creek State Park and Kenneth Hahn State Park all offer nature lovers the chance to hike in beautiful surroundings right in the middle of city life.

Near Los Angeles:

Zoroaster Temple in the Grand Canyon, AZ: Come for the Congress, and stay for a road trip to the Southern Rim of the Grand Canyon, where you can see the prominent 7,136-foot rocky peak named “Zoroaster Temple”

Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear & Mammoth: Enjoy the snow in the California sun. Ski at one of these three fantastic resorts in Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear or Mammoth – only a few hours’ drive from Los Angeles.

Las Vegas: Sin City needs no introduction, and its only a three hour drive from Los Angeles! Take your chances!


San Diego: One of California’s most charming cities, and home to a small but very friendly Zoroastrian community, San Diego is a delight for adults and kids. Adults are taken by the charm of the city’s small town feel, and beautiful places like Point Loma and La Jolla coves/seal beach, while children enjoy the amusements of Sea World, Legoland and the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park.