Visit Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is the largest city in California, and the 2nd largest in the United States. As of 2006, the population was estimated by the state government as 10,245,672.

Attractions in Los Angeles include:

- Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

- Grauman's Chinese Theater

- Hollywood Sign in Hollywood

- Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood

- La Brea Tar Pits (presented by George C. Page Museum)

- Los Angeles County Museum of Art

- Los Angeles Maritime Museum in San Pedro

- Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

- Universal Studios Hollywood

Here is some more information about the area:

- Some of the major companies headquartered in Los Angeles include Northrop Grumman, Occidental Petroleum and Paramount Pictures.

- Important education institutions in Los Angeles include the University of California, Los Angeles ("UCLA") and the University of Southern California. The University of California, Los Angeles ("UCLA") is one of the University of California's ten campuses. The University of Southern California is the state's oldest private research university.

- Major airports for Los Angeles include LA/Ontario International Airport (which is actually in Ontario) and Los Angeles International Airport.

- Professional sports teams in Los Angeles include the baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the basketball team, the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA basketball team, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the NHL ice hockey team, the Los Angeles Kings.

- Los Angeles is one of only a handful of cities to have hosted the Summer Olympics more than once - in 1932 and 1984.

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