Things to Do in Los Angeles
Explore the City of Angels through the eyes of a local.
The best things to do in Los Angeles surround you when you stay at The Westin Los Angeles Airport. Located near the beautiful pacific coastline, there are so many things to see and do in the Los Angeles area from Santa Monica and Venice on the coast to Anaheim and Downtown Los Angeles.
For easy access to LA’s main attractions, utilize the exclusive Ocean Express Trolley available to our hotel guests. This convenient express line runs every hour, on the hour. We also recommend utilizing an Uber or taxi while you explore the city. Our concierge team is pleased to assist you in creating the perfect itinerary for your stay at The Westin LAX. Discover how to Get Lost In L.A.
VENICE BEACH BOARDWALK
Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of one of LA’s main attractions. Featuring street performers, musicians, and unique vendors, the boardwalk offers an exciting experience you don’t want to miss. Stretching along Southern California’s beautiful coastline, Venice Beach is the perfect spot to relax, people watch, and soak up the sun. Get to Venice Beach now via Lincoln Blvd.
THIRD STREET PROMENADE
Explore the area’s latest trends at the Third Street Promenade located in central Santa Monica, featuring high-end boutiques and exclusive dining venues. Including top brand clothing stores, street performers and fine dining, Third Street Promenade is the ideal shopping spot near the Westin LAX. From dusk until dawn, this place is always full of excitement and adventure. Get to Third Street Promenade now by traveling on Lincoln Blvd.
SANTA MONICA PIER
Visit the iconic Santa Monica Pier that has been a prime attraction for over 100 years. This landmark features a Ferris wheel, eclectic shopping, and dining. Located in the heart of Santa Monica, the pier is very accessible to downtown and is perfect for a Sunday afternoon stroll or bike ride through the city. Venture out to the Santa Monica Pier now by taking Lincoln Blvd.
Escape to the quiet, more exclusive Manhattan Beach Pier to get away from the busy city and relax. Venture down to the end of the pier to access the free aquarium and explore some of the local sea life. This quaint beach town maintains the perfect balance between city luxuries and a small town feel. Featuring fine dining, high-end shopping and an overall very accessible downtown area, Manhattan Beach is a must. Travel to this exclusive beach community via Aviation Blvd.
CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER
Featuring an IMAX theater and expansive science exhibits, the California Science Center is fully equipped to provide you with an exhilarating learning experience. Expand your knowledge of space exploration and our ecosystem or take a virtual adventure in the IMAX Theater. For the best route to the California Science Center, take West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
THE ORIGINAL FARMERS MARKET
Find the best of Southern California’s local produce at the Original Farmers Market. Established in 1934, this market has been providing the area’s best produce and dining options for locals and tourists alike. Featuring over 100 gourmet vendors and extensive dining options, the Original Farmers Market will provide you with plenty of options to keep you well nourished. We recommend traveling up West Century Boulevard to reach this L.A. attraction.
MARINA DEL REY
Venture down to the marina that houses more than 6,500 boats and is known as the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor. Enjoy a casual stroll on the waterfront and explore all of the fine dining options that the Marina has to offer. To reach the prime location for views of the Marina, travel via Lincoln Blvd.
Exhilarate your senses at the modern contemporary art museum in downtown LA, known as The Broad. Step into the sleek, uniquely designed structure that features over 2,000 exquisite original displays of artwork, including well-known artists such as Andy Warhol. The Broad maintains the perfect balance between classic and modern displays of artwork, featuring pieces dating back to the 1950’s. The Broad offers free admission to all and is a quick Uber ride away from the Westin LAX. Get there now via I-110 East.
Explore the only arena-sized venue in the country utilized specifically for music and entertainment, brought to you by the same designer of the Madison Square Garden Arena. The Forum has been a classic entertainment venue hosting top music artists, sports teams and celebrities for years. With The Forum’s prime location so close to the Westin LAX, The Forum is a must-see attraction while staying with us. Head there now, via West Century Boulevard.
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SURF & RUNWESTIN CONCIERGE
Swell News! The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel is showing it's passion for surfing by offering guests an exclusive Surf Lesson Room Package and dedicated Surf Concierge to help guests with their wave reading, riding and ripmathtic. Escape to one of Southern California’s most iconic surf beaches, El Porto in Manhattan Beach, and strengthen your skills with custom surf lessons. Located only 6 miles from the hotel, El Porto is a prime location to hit the Pacific surf. The hotel’s Westin Experience Specialist will be with you every step of the way, to create the ultimate unique Westin Experience during your stay at the Westin Los Angeles Airport. If you’re looking to explore the area on foot, contact the hotel’s RunWESTIN concierge team, who will provide you with the best running trails and maps in the hotel’s area.