A lot of people already know that Los Angeles, California is the cultural, financial, and commercial centre of Southern California. This could be the reason for the growing population of its locals and tourists in this city. Apart from that, the chances of meeting Hollywood stars and sports celebrities in the area also makes LA truly an exciting place to visit. However, bumping into celebrities is not just the only reason to love LA. Here are five more reasons to love The City of Angels:
Weather and Outdoor activities
LA has the perfect weather for outdoor activities with a mean temperature ranging from 55° F and 75° F. Statistically, LA had the most pleasant weather in the US according to the data compiled by software engineer Kelly Norton.
Because of LA’s perfect weather, the LAX international airport had a small number of flight delays due to weather conditions. Parking lots are plentiful near the airport and LAX parking rates are also affordable with numerous services included. Since the weather is just right, you are assured that your car will not be exposed to harsh weather conditions.
In LA, parades are also frequent and often grand! And the weather ensures that everyone can enjoy the parades and the street festivities. There are also numerous beaches to pick from, and the weather makes it ideal for outdoor activities such as surfing, exploring sea caves and tide pools, as well as skating or merely going for a walk.
Arts, Cultural Activities and Education
In LA, performances, art galleries and museums are plentiful with an approximate number of 841 museums and art galleries! This city is known to house the most extensive collection of historical and contemporary art. Among the famous museums in the area are The Getty Center, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Moreover, LA has UCLA and USC, two of the top universities in the area. These universities not only boast its academic excellence but UCLA and USC are also famous for their college sports rivalry!
Fashion and Music
Because of the number of Hollywood celebrities and sports personalities, it is no wonder that LA has much influence in the fashion industry. The perfect weather also enables people to walk along LA streets draped in various outfits influenced by various interests, ideas, and cultures. LA also appreciates a variety of music. If you are a music lover or would like to discover a variety of sounds, try visiting The Fonda Theater, FYF, or Camp Flog Gnaw among others. Some of the most prominent personalities in music have also started, discovered or played in LA.
LA is home to several professional sports teams. If you love sports, then chances are you might find a team for you to follow. Among the LA sports teams are Chargers, Clippers, Dodgers, Galaxy, Kings, Lakers, Sparks, Rams, to name a few.
You will never feel lost in LA as it is home to a diverse set of people, culture, interest and dishes. Food in LA is among the best in the world, with a variety of delicacies and specialities from different cultures. Whichever you prefer, you can definitely find it in LA. Diversity can also be seen in these neighbourhoods:
- Silver Lake is for the hipster lifestyle,
- Chinatown for traditional Chinese restaurants,
- The Arts District has various artists studios,
- for boating and water recreation visit the Marina Del Rey,
- the Little Armenia neighbourhood is home to Armenian diaspora community, and
- Echo Park has a lively nightlife scene, street murals, music venues and trendy bars.
Apart from this, the perfect weather enables you to enjoy outdoor activities and stroll along, the art and music-filled streets of LA. Whether you love music, arts or sports, this city has something for you. The diverse neighbourhoods in LA will bring you a taste and a feel of different cultures as well.