About Los Angeles


Let's have a look around into background of Los Angeles
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • StateCalifornia
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 34.0522222
  • Longitude: -118.2427778
  • Time zone: America/Los Angeles
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Los Angeles

  • Climate:  Mediterranean climate 
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season).

Location

It is located in the state of Florida of the U.S.A. with a population of about 5.5 million • Geographical Borders: o North - Florida Bay o East – Biscayne Bay o South – Lake Okeechobee o West – Florida Everglades • Geological: o Eastern Time Zone following UTS – 05:00 o Located right on top of Tropic of Cancer

Distance from Los Angeles center to Airport

Los Angeles International Airport commonly called as LAX is the sixth busiest airport (commercial) in the world and third in the USA.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minute
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX
  • Rail: Metro Rail (City’s Subway System).
  • Road: Bus – Metro Orange and Silver; Taxi – Yellow Cab Co.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Los Angeles city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 818-374-4823 9Traffic Signal)
  • Cab: 818-374-4823 (Yellow Cab Co.)
  • Airport: (310) 646 5252 (Los Angeles International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 213-977-2121 (Good Samaritan Hospital)

Events

  • Hollywood Christmas Parade
  • US Open of Surfing
  • Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

Tourist Attractions

  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles
  • Universal CityWalk Hollywood
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk

Theatre & Concerts

  • Dolby Theatre
  • Pantages Theatre
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Los Angeles

  • Providence
  • The Ivy
  • Philippe the Original

Top Shopping Centers in Los Angeles

  • The Grove
  • Hollywood & Highland
  • Westfield Century City

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Hammer Museum
  • Annenberg Space for Photography
  • The Japanese Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Dover sole pan fried in lemon and butter – The Water Grill
  • Lobster pizza – The Ivy
  • Baked Apples – Philippe the Original

Sports Club

Home of Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Major League Baseball); the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers (National Football League); the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers (National Basketball Association); the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks (National Hockey League); the Los Angeles Galaxy (Major League Soccer), and the Los Angeles Sparks (Women's National Basketball Association).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $3.08 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $2,610.62
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.77 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $60.00

Information about Miami

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

Miami is a major transportation center. Direct passenger rail service is available to the U.S. Interstate bus lines also serve widely and is connected with the Florida Turnpike and the interstate highway system.

  • Airport: Miami International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Airport

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood FLL is the nearest and one of the cheapest areas to fly to in all of the U.S. Besides FLL, another nearby airport is West Palm Beach PBI is 62 miles and there always seems to be some sale or other going on

Among U.S. airports, MIA handles second-highest number of international passengers and is also one of the busiest airports in the world especially suitable for flights to Latin America and Europe, as well as to cities in the United States.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Customs and Tipping

Tipping is not obligatory in Miami and is often included in the check. It is discretionary and if completely unsatisfied, one can ask the manager to remove the tip from the check and when the service it is satisfactory, one can add 15-18% to the check.

To Sommelier or Wine Steward it is 15% of the bottle price.

For doorman calling the cab, it proper to pay $2, for concierge $5-10 and for the valet parking, $2 is enough

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
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