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Ride SkySlide Glass Tube

You can visit the skyscraper during your vacation in Los Angeles. It is owned by the US Bank. The SkySlider pipe runs down the front of the building from a window located on the 70th floor. The pipe is made of transparent glass. It is 14 meters long. You can make a descent on it. The duration of the descent is only 3 seconds. You will be sitting on a rubber mat. You will have a chance to feel like a bird flying over an abyss. You will get bright emotions. You can take a video camera with you. The mat is attached to the end of the pipe. You will land on it. You will find yourself on the 69th floor. You can stand on the observation deck of ONE Skyspace LA, admiring the amazing view of the city.
Shopping in Los Angeles is a dream for many travelers. This city boasts world-famous shopping centers and fashion boutiques. The most popular shopping area is The Grove pedestrian zone where … Open

Extreme Parachuting

If you decide to do parachuting you should go to the city of Camarillo. It is located near Los Angeles. There is a skydive Coastal California skydive club there. It is open on both weekdays and weekends. However, if you do not want to rise to a great height but want to experience the thrill you should use an alternative to skydiving. This is an I Fly wind tunnel. It is located in the city.

Tour on the Funicular Railway “Angels Flight”

If you are not indifferent to cable cars you will have the opportunity to take a trip over Los Angeles in the rattling cabin of the legendary funicular "Angels Flight". It was built in 1901. You can use it from 6:45 to 22:00 on any day of the week, including holidays and weekends. You should get into a small black-and-orange wooden car at the lower station to start your journey. The station is located at 351 South Hill Street. You will cover 90 meters to get to the top station. It is located at 350 South Grand Avenue. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Discovering the architecture of Los Angeles from bird's eye view! Getty Museum, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Memorial Coliseum, MacArthur Park, Staples Center, Hollywood Bowl, all those monuments are defining the image of Los Angeles … Open

Helicopter Tour Options over Los Angeles

Do you want to see Los Angeles from a great height? You should go on a 3-hour helicopter tour. You will have the opportunity to climb under the clouds, enjoy the feeling of freedom, and see the beauty of the “City of Angels” and southern California nature. You will be able to admire the luxury areas where celebrities live. You will also see all the sights, including the Hollywood Hills with the legendary inscription "HOLLYWOOD". You will admire the azure of the Pacific coast. But you can get a particularly vivid impression of the flight if you make a voyage at sunset.
J. Paul Getty Museum You will also have the opportunity to feel like a pilot, independently operating a helicopter during your vacation in Los Angeles. If you decide to have fun in this way you will have to take a 30-minute course "How to become a pilot" before you start your journey. A professional instructor will accompany you. You will board the aircraft with paired controls. The helicopter will rise to the air. You will be able to hold the wheel yourself, experiencing unforgettable emotions, and enjoying the view of the metropolis during the voyage. The instructor will control the movement of the helicopter.
Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, City Hall, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Museum of Modern Art, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Los Angeles … Open

Yachting in the Pacific Ocean

You can go on an exciting yacht tour on the Pacific Ocean to forget about problems and everyday worries for a few hours. Your walk will start in the Marina Del Rey Harbor. You can choose your own tour route. You will get the opportunity to see the West Coast and the picturesque nature of the Islands during the voyage. For example, you will admire the island of Carolina, sunrise, or sunset. You will enjoy the fresh wind and splashes.
A nice addition to the voyage will be whales and dolphins that will swim near the yacht in about a quarter of an hour after the start of the tour. You will also be able to watch seagulls and pelicans flying above your ship. You will look at the sea lions that stay on the buoys. Therefore, yachting will be combined with ocean safari. It will give you even more positive emotions and memorable photos.
Los Angeles is not only the capital of entertainment, but also an important military-industrial region of the United States. The exact date of the foundation of the city is not clearly … Open

Ride a Board on the Waves of the Pacific Ocean

Do you want to ride a surfboard on the waves of the Pacific Ocean? You should buy or rent a wetsuit and equipment. You also need to choose a beach that matches your training level. If you are a beginner you should go to Santa Monica beach. It is located 23 kilometers from the center of Los Angeles. You will get the opportunity to train at a specialized school. It is located on the shore. You will catch not very high waves here. If you are a professional surfer then Huntington Beach will appeal to you. It is located 60 kilometers from the city.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Los Angeles and surroundings

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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Los Angeles and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Contemporary Art' Los Angeles, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Broad' Los Angeles, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles County Museum of Art' Los Angeles, 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Norton Simon Museum' Pasadena, 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Pacific Asia Museum' Pasadena, 14.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the debut of the voco Hotels brand in Scotland. The company will open a hotel in Edinburg and a hotel in Glasgow under the emerging brand. Known as a popular choice for short city breaks, IHG tries to open new hotels in strategic places. Edinburgh and Glasgow are famous for their beauty and landmarks, attracting both domestic and international tourists so it was a matter of time that a voco hotel would appear there. Read this

18.04.2021

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