Los Angeles

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Attractions

  • Disneyland
    • You will probably spend all day at Disneyland.  For one of the best and most exclusive dining options in Disneyland, you MUST eat at the Blue Bayou, which is the restaurant in the ride Pirates of the Caribbean.  Plates for lunch will run $18-$25, and dinner $25-35, but this is the height of Disney cuisine and experience.  Reservations are difficult, but I can get them.
    • Universal Studios VIP Tour
      • The All New VIP Experience is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to feel like a celebrity for the day! Follow in the footsteps that only Hollywood heavyweights have walked before! It’s 6 hours of total movie-making immersion:
        • Gain entry to production locations and studio facilities.
        • Explore working soundstages.
        • Wander through the incredible prop warehouse.
        • See where sets are crafted and decorated in the Staff Shop, Mill Shop and Sign Shop.
        • More behind-the-scenes experiences not open to the general public.
  • PLUS you’ll enjoy VIP privileges at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, including:
    • *Escorted priority boarding to all shows and attractions.
    • *VIP reserved seating at ALL shows.
    • *Entry to the VIP Lounge.
    • *A gourmet lunch.
    • *Valet Parking.
  • Please note:  These tickets are EXTREMELY limited.  There are only 20 issued each day per hour.  We would make your STRICT reservations that would be non-changeable, nonrefundable.
  • Rodeo Drive
  • Hollywood and Highland
  • Santa Monica Pier
    • Ride the pier rides, or play some old fashion pier games.  You can get a ride wristband for as low as $15 per child.  The oldest carousel in America is also housed here.  The Santa Monica Pier usually appears in most movies that take place in CA, including Iron Man 1.  You are also right on the beach, so take a dip.  You can also walk south for 2 miles and experience Venice Beach, an oddity of itself!
    • Explore Rodeo Drive, filled with boutique shops, upscale cafe’s and often populated by celebrities and the elite of LA
    • Hollywood and Highland, the cross streets of the Garments Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, the Kodak Theater and view the famous Hollywood sign.  Shopping, dining, and the genuine Hollywood vibe make this a can’t miss attractionFoodLos Angles:Check out Famous Canter’s Deli (419 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036) a few minutes away by car.  This deli is expensive, but famous as a celebrity hang out, and is world famous for pastrami on rye and Monte Christos (deep fried ham and swiss sandwiches eaten with jam).  Covering the walls are photos and caricatures of all the famous celebrities who frequent the place.

      Matteo’s Restaurant, is a great Italian restaurant.  It used to be a favorite of Frank Sinatra, and is still a popular place to check out for food and a hangout.

      2321 Westwood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064  310 475 4521 http://matteosla.com/

      Beverly Hills

      Matsuhisa is a great Asian fusion restaurant.  You will find that Californians love their sushi!

      129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, (310) 659-9639 | www.nobumatsuhisa.com/

      Santa Monica:

      Check out Surf View Café ((310) 394-4231) on the pier.  Great casual dining with an even better view.  Food is seafood and American classics.

      Looking for something a little more gourmet?  Check out The Lobster ((310) 458-9294 www.thelobster.com )  for either lunch or dinner.  Their specialty:  Lobster of course!  Located right at the entrance of the pier, you can’t miss it.