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Los Angeles Visitor Information
All the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles is waiting for you. It's difficult to thoroughly explore this city without a car, so when your flight arrives at Los Angeles International Airport, pick up your rental vehicle and start seeing what LA has to offer.
When your plane touches down, follow signs in the airport for the baggage claim area. After you pick up your luggage, go outside and hop on the shuttle bus that will take you to Alamo's LAX location. Once you're settled into your rental car, check out the following attractions, which are all conveniently close to the airport.
J. Paul Getty Museum
This famous museum, commonly known simply as "The Getty" is 16 miles away from the airport. At this treasure trove of art, you'll find paintings, sculptures, and photography. Expect to spend between three and four hours here if you want to get the full flavor of the museum.
California Science Center
The California Science Center is 17 miles from the airport, and offers a fun time for the entire family. As you walk through the 40,000 square feet of scientific fun, you'll see displays about biology, ecology, technology, space exploration, and more.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
After a long flight, you'll be ready to stretch your legs. Do it on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which is located 15 miles from the airport. Take pictures of the names of your favorite stars from both past and present. There are some great places to shop along the boulevard, so you can pick up a chic outfit, grab a bite to eat, or just feast your eyes on all that the area has to offer.
Santa Monica Pier
A mere six miles from LAX is the famous Santa Monica Pier. Take a thrilling ride on a roller coaster, grab a bite to eat at a restaurant, or walk along the beach. Rusty's always features great music and awesome drink specials, Oatman Rock Shop is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir, and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will delight the little ones in your family.
This landmark observatory, 15 miles away from LAX, offers amazing views of Los Angeles and the famous Hollywood sign. Attend a show in the planetarium and browse through the exhibits. Don’t forget to take advantage of the free Wi-Fi!
The area around LAX is brimming with fun things to do. Enjoy your vacation!