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

Central L.A., Venice and San Pedro

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 Venice

Nearby Tourist Cities

Bologna, Turin and Milan

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Vienna International Airport
  • Rail: Italia Rail
  • Road: Bus, Tram and Waterbus - ACTV

Airport

Marco Polo Airport is the main airport for the city which serves both domestic and international passengers.

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 19 Minutes

Languages: Austro-Bavarian followed by German.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 5 to10 percent
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 1-2 Euro
    • Housekeeper: 1-2 Euro
    • Concierge: 2-5 Euro
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 2-3 Euro
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