View of Greater Los Angeles from a plane (photo: Flickr by svanes)
It's worth to visit Greater Los Angeles as well. There are two well-known coastal settlements here. The sandy beaches of Malibu
and Newport Beach
are perfectly suitable for swimming, water skiing or scuba diving. Do visit the Malibu Creek State Park
and the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve
, where you may find protected animals and plants, and you may admire waterfalls too.
Malibu (photo: Flickr by toastycakes)
The famous Disneyland Resort
- one of the largest tourist attractions of Los Angeles - is situated in Anaheim
. The amusement park offers entertainment for both children and adults. It is visited by millions of people each year, it is a great fun.
Disneyland Resort, Anaheim (photo: Flickr by StrangeTikiGod)
One of the largest suburb cities of Los Angeles is Pasadena
. It is an important cultural center. Its famous sights are, the Norton Simon Museum
, showing famous artistic collections; the beautiful Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Gardens
, which has invaluable books in its possession.
Pasadena City Hall (photo: Flickr by mattlogelin)
The Long Beach
offers further interesting things. One of the largest aquariums of the USA is found here, the Aquarium of the Pacific
, and the most famous ship of the early 20th century, the Queen Mary
is docked in its harbor. It is now a tourists' spectacle.
Queen Mary in Long Beach (photo: Flickr by Zeetz Jones)