POSTED: November 18th 2015
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LA 2024: A vibrant and unique backdrop for the Olympic Games

The world famous Hollywood Bowl / Hollywood Bowl
The world famous Hollywood Bowl / Hollywood Bowl

The magical world of Disneyland / Bigstock
The magical world of Disneyland / Bigstock

Santa Monica's unique pier is a great break beachside / Bigstock
Santa Monica's unique pier is a great break beachside / Bigstock

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The city of Los Angeles (LA) is a trendsetting global metropolis that has a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. It is known as the Entertainment Capital of the World. One will never grow bored or fully experience all LA has to offer in one trip.

Travelers can visit many cultural attractions, including Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Getty Center, and art galleries. There is also many areas to explore the city's urban art scene. LA has many rich cultural experiences from cutting edge architecture to classical music performances. Do not forget to visit the renowned museums of LA.

The city has even more to offer visitors. It is home to some of the world's most famous theme parks such as Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Six Flags Magic Mountain. Travelers can enjoy countless hours of fun, and it is the perfect place for families. Ultimate TV and film fans can also visit famous studios like Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Brothers. One will easily see how the city is called the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Those wanting to get away from the city can enjoy many recreational activities. One can take a drive along the 75 miles of sunny coastline. Travelers can also enjoy the spectacular beaches, such as the beautiful Point Dume State Beach. One can take in a natural beauty by hiking or biking on the hundreds of miles of trails. The best way to explore and discover LA is by going visiting the city's vibrant multicultural neighborhoods.

If one want to decompress from their busy trip or busy work life, LA offers a variety of world-class spas. In addition, visitors can take a break from the sightseeing and indulge in some retail therapy by shopping at retail meccas like the Beverly Center or LA's eclectic shopping neighborhoods. The city of LA has options for all budgets and needs.

When one becomes tired of the shopping, recreational activities, and sightseeing, they can refuel at one of the numerous excellent restaurants the city has to offer. The city offers one of the most dynamic dining scenes in the United States. From street food to 5-star restaurants, all tastes can be satisfied when visiting the city of LA.

There is much to see and do in LA that it can become overwhelming. Luckily, the city provides numerous ways to get around. A Metro Rail, buses, and taxis are all at the ready to take visitors wherever they want. Travelers can also do sightseeing by driving some of the scenic roads or biking the many trails.

LA is a unique and a one of a kind location that has a flourishing downtown, acclaimed restaurants, miles of sunny coastline, and so much more to offer. Such a vibrant city would be the perfect backdrop to the Olympic Games.  

** MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog www.thepenshockeyshow.com.


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