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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. Biddy Mason Park and Wall
  9. Biltmore Hotal
  10. Bradbury Building
  11. Broadway
  12. Brown Durby
  13. Bullocks Wilshire
  14. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  15. California African-American Museum
  16. California Museum of Science and Industry
  17. California Science Center
  18. City Hall
  19. Coca-Cola Building
  20. Craft and Folk Art Museum
  21. Crossroads of the World
  22. Egyptian Theater
  23. Electric Fountain
  24. El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monumant
  25. Exposition Park
  26. Farmers Market
  27. Fire Station #30
  28. Flight Path
  29. George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
  30. Getty Center
  31. Getty Villa
  32. Gilmore Adobe
  33. Gower Gulch
  34. Graumans Chinese
  35. Grier - Musser Museum
  36. Griffith Observatory
  37. The Grove
  38. Hancock Park
  39. Hollywood
  40. Hollywood Bowl
  41. Hollywood Sign
  42. Hollywood Tower
  43. Hollywood & Highland
  44. Hughes Aircraft Plant
  45. Japanese American National Museum
  46. Johnie's Coffee Shop Restaurant
  47. Juices Fountain
  48. La Brea Tar Pits
  49. Lincoln Heights Jail
  50. Little Tokyo
  51. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  52. Los Angeles Downtown
  53. Los Angeles Fire Museum
  54. Los Angeles International Airport
  55. Los Angeles International Airport Theme Building
  56. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  57. Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
  58. Los Angeles National Cemetery
  59. Los Angeles River Bridges & Viaducts
  60. Los Angeles Swim Stadium
  61. Malibu
  62. MacArthur Park
  63. McDonald's - oldest operating in Downey
  64. Miracle Mile
  65. The Museum of Jurrassic Technology
  66. Museum of Miniatures
  67. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  68. Olvera Street
  69. Otis College - IBM Aerospace
  70. Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
  71. Oviatt Building
  72. Pacific Design Center
  73. Page Museum
  74. Paramount Studios
  75. Petersen Automotive Museum
  76. Philippe Restaurant
  77. Randy's Donuts
  78. Route 66
  79. Saint Jerome Catholic Church
  80. Saint Sophia
  81. Saint Vibiana
  82. Saint Vincent Court
  83. Shrine Auditorium
  84. Silver Lake
  85. Southwest Bag
  86. Sunset-Gower Studios
  87. Tail of the Pup
  88. Terminal Annex
  89. Third Street Promenade
  90. Union Station
  91. Historic USC Campus
  92. Velaslavasay Panorama
  93. Venice
  94. Vermonica
  95. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, W. LA
  96. Watts Towers
  97. Warner-Hollywood
  98. Will Rogers House
  99. William S. Hart Park (West Hollywood)
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. Fairplex / Los Angeles County Fair / RR Museum
  8. Fireboat Station
  9. Goodyear Blimp
  10. Griffith Park
  11. Little Tokyo
  12. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex / RR Museum
  13. Mira Loma Prison
  14. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  15. Ports O'Call Village
  16. Proud Bird Theme Restaurant
  17. Rose Parade Post Parade Float Viewing, 2012
  18. City of Santa Monica
  19. Southwest Bag
  20. Theodore Payne Foundation
  21. Tree People
  22. Venice Beach
  23. U. S. Borax headquarters - closed
  24. 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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