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Los Angeles county has the largest population of any county in the United States and is home to about 27% of people in California. A diverse population includes people from 130 cultures and speaking 224 languages.

Los Angeles County Places:

Historic and Museums

Los Angeles Basin, West Side
  1. 20th Century Fox Studios
  2. 3rd Street Promenade
  3. Adamson House
  4. Ambassador Hotel
  5. Angeleno Heights
  6. Angel's Flight
  7. A Plus D Museum
  8. Barnsdall Art Park
  9. Biddy Mason Park and Wall
  10. Biltmore Hotal
  11. Bradbury Building
  12. Broadway
  13. Brown Durby
  14. Bullocks Wilshire
  15. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  16. California African-American Museum
  17. California Museum of Science and Industry
  18. California Science Center
  19. City Hall
  20. Coca-Cola Building
  21. Craft and Folk Art Museum
  22. Crossroads of the World
  23. Culver City
  24. Culver Hotel
  25. Egyptian Theater
  26. Electric Fountain
  27. El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monumant
  28. Exposition Park
  29. Farmers Market
  30. Fire Station #30
  31. Flight Path
  32. George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
  33. Getty Center
  34. Getty Villa
  35. Gilmore Adobe
  36. Gower Gulch
  37. Grand Central Market
  38. Grand Park
  39. Graumans Chinese
  40. Grier - Musser Museum
  41. Griffith Observatory
  42. The Grove
  43. Hancock Park
  44. Hollyhock House
  45. Hollywood
  46. Hollywood Bowl
  47. Hollywood Sign
  48. Hollywood Tower
  49. Hollywood & Highland
  50. Hughes Aircraft Plant
  51. Japanese American National Museum
  52. Johnie's Coffee Shop Restaurant
  53. Juices Fountain
  54. La Brea Tar Pits
  55. Lincoln Heights Jail
  56. Little Tokyo
  57. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  58. Los Angeles Downtown
  59. Los Angeles Fire Museum
  60. Los Angeles International Airport
  61. Los Angeles International Airport Theme Building
  62. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  63. Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
  64. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
  65. Los Angeles National Cemetery
  66. Los Angeles River Bridges & Viaducts
  67. Los Angeles Swim Stadium
  68. Malibu
  69. MacArthur Park
  70. McDonald's - oldest operating in Downey
  71. Miracle Mile
  72. The Museum of Jurrassic Technology
  73. Museum of Miniatures
  74. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  75. Olvera Street
  76. Otis College - IBM Aerospace
  77. Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
  78. Oviatt Building
  79. Pacific Design Center
  80. Page Museum
  81. Paramount Studios
  82. Petersen Automotive Museum
  83. Philippe Restaurant
  84. Randy's Donuts
  85. Route 66
  86. Saint Jerome Catholic Church
  87. Saint Sophia
  88. Saint Vibiana
  89. Saint Vincent Court
  90. Shrine Auditorium
  91. Silver Lake
  92. Southwest Bag
  93. Sunset-Gower Studios
  94. Tail of the Pup
  95. Terminal Annex
  96. The Broad
  97. Third Street Promenade
  98. Union Station
  99. Historic USC Campus
  100. Velaslavasay Panorama
  101. Venice
  102. Vermonica
  103. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, W. LA
  104. Walt Disney Concert Hall
  105. Watts Towers
  106. Warner-Hollywood
  107. Will Rogers House
  108. William S. Hart Park (West Hollywood)
  109. Wiltern Theater
Historic and Museums

South Bay (south of 105 Freeway)
  1. Avalon Casino
  2. General Banning House Museum
  3. The Bembridge House
  4. Bethlehem Shipyard
  5. Dominguez Adobe
  6. Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
  7. Forest Lawn, Long Beach
  8. Fort McArthur
  9. Korean Friendship Bell
  10. Lane Victory
  11. City of Long Beach
  12. Long Beach Harbor
  13. Los Angeles Harbor
  14. Los Angeles Harbor Fire Museum
  15. Liberty Hill
  16. Lomita Railroad Museum
  17. Muller House
  18. Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
  19. Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
  20. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  21. Marineland
  22. Maritime Museum
  23. Point Fermin Lighthouse
  24. Point Vicente Lighthouse
  25. Queen Mary
  26. Redondo Beach Pier
  27. San Pedro
  28. San Vicente Interpretive Center
  29. South Coast Botanic Garden
  30. Historic Old Torrance
  31. Battlehsip USS Iowa Museum
  32. Wayfarers Chapel
  33. Whites Point Nike Site
San Fernando Valley, Surrounding Canyons, and west
  1. Aliso Canyon Park
  2. Amelia Earhart Statue
  3. Andres Pico Adobe
  4. Gene Autry Museum/Autry Museum of Western Heritage/American Museum of the West
  5. Bob's Big Boy (Toluca Lake)
  6. Bolton Hall
  7. Brand Library
  8. Historic Burbank
  9. Historic Calabasis
  10. Calabasas Creek Park
  11. California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
  12. Campo de Cahuenga
  13. Canoga Mission Gallery
  14. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society
  15. Cascades
  16. CBS Radford Studio
  17. Community of Chatsworth
  18. Chatsworth Museum
  19. Discovery Cube, Los Angeles
  20. Disney Barn
  21. Doctor's House
  22. Amelia Earhart Statue
  23. El Escorpion Park
  24. Encino Oak
  25. Gordon R. Howard Museum
  26. Old Granada Hills
  27. Great Wall of Los Angeles
  28. King Gillette Ranch
  29. lat
  30. Leonis Adobe and Plummer House
  31. Lopez Adobe
  32. Los Encinos State Historic Park
  33. Malibu Creek State Park
  34. Malibu Lake and Area
  35. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
  36. Mulholland Bridge
  37. Nethercutt Collection and Museum
  38. North Hollywood Railroad Depot
  39. Northridge
  40. Oakridge Estate
  41. Old Zoo Picnic Area
  42. Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center
  43. Omelveny Park
  44. Paramount Ranch
  45. Peter Strauss Ranch
  46. The Pioneer Church in Chatsworth
  47. Portal of the Folded Wings
  48. Rayes Adobe
  49. Reagan Ranch
  50. San Fernando Memorial Cemetery
  51. San Vicente Mountain Park
  52. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
  53. Shadow Ranch
  54. Showboat Restaurant
  55. Skirball Cultural Center
  56. Starlight Bowl
  57. Tom Mix House
  58. Travel Town
  59. Van Nuys Air Fest, 2006
  60. Valley Relics Museum - SFVRCM

North Los Angeles County
  1. Antelope Valley Indian Museum
  2. Blackbird Airpark
  3. Devils Punchbowl County Park
  4. Golden Oak
  5. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum(Newhall)
  6. Heritage Airpark
  7. Heritage Junction
  8. Melody Ranch
  9. Mira Loma Detention Center
  10. Historic Newhall
  11. Mentryville
  12. Oak of the Golden Dream - Golden Oak
  13. Pioneer Oil Refinery
  14. Placerita Canyon State Park
  15. Saint Francis Dam
  16. Santa Clarita
  17. Tesoro Adobe Historic Park
  18. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum (Newhall)
  19. Whitney Canyon Park
Historic and Museums

San Gabriel Valley and East Side
  1. Alf Museum
  2. American Museum of Ceramic Art
  3. Arroyo Seco Parkway
  4. Casa Adobe
  5. Centennial Heritage Park in Glendora
  6. Citadel
  7. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  8. Gamble House
  9. Hathaway Ranch Museum
  10. Heritage Park - Santa Fe Springs
  11. Heritage Park Sculpture Garden - Santa Fe Springs
  12. Heritage Square
  13. Highland Park
  14. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum
  15. Huntington Library and Gardens
  16. La Guna de San Gabriel
  17. Lanterman House
  18. Lawry's California Center
  19. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  20. Los Angeles County Fair
  21. Los Angeles River Center
  22. Lummis House
  23. Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
  24. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  25. Mulholland Memorial Fountain
  26. Old Town Pasadina
  27. Pacific Asia Museum
  28. Pasadena City Hall
  29. Pasadena Museum of History
  30. Pio Pico State Historic Park
  31. Railroad Museum at Fairplex
  32. Sanchez Adobe
  33. Sybil Brand Institute For Women
  34. Samson Tire Company/Uniroyal Tire/Citadel
  35. Santa Fe Trail Historical Park
  36. Southwest Museum
  37. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum


  1. Alameda Corridor
  2. Antelope Valley Fair
  3. Apple Pan
  4. City Walk
  5. CSUN
  6. Department of Water and Power - Festival of Lights
  7. Grand Park
  8. Fairplex / Los Angeles County Fair / RR Museum
  9. Fireboat Station
  10. Goodyear Blimp
  11. Griffith Park
  12. Little Tokyo
  13. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex / RR Museum
  14. Los Angeles Football Club
  15. Mira Loma Prison
  16. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  17. Ports O'Call Village
  18. Proud Bird Theme Restaurant
  19. Rose Parade Post Parade Float Viewing, 2012
  20. City of Santa Monica
  21. Southwest Bag
  22. Theodore Payne Foundation
  23. Tree People
  24. Venice Beach
  25. U. S. Borax headquarters - closed
  26. Walt Disney Concert Hall
  27. Water Towers

Scenic and Travel

  1. Aerial Los Angeles County
  2. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve
  3. Beaches and Ocean
  4. Castaic Lake
  5. Catalina
  6. Los Angeles Coast
  7. Los Angeles Rural
  8. Los Angeles County North - Scenic
  9. Madrona Marsh
  10. Mystery Mesa Sanctuary
  11. Pyrimid Lake
  12. Ripley Desert Woodland Restoration Project

Theme Parks, Festivals, & Entertainment

  1. Busch Gardens
  2. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex
  3. Magic Mountain
  4. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
  5. Universal Studios: Tour and Theme Park
  6. Valley Greek Festival

Zoos, Aquariums, Gardens
  1. Discanso Gardens
  2. Ferndell
  3. Huntington Library
  4. Aquarium of the Pacific
  5. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  6. Los Angeles Zoo
  7. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  8. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
  9. South Coast Botanic Center

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