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10 Fun Things to do in Southern California

Posted On: 07/13/2019

10 Fun Things to do in Southern California

Southern California is a top pick for favorite year-round vacation destinations. Beautiful weather, amazing beaches, and plenty of waterfront attractions place it high on the list for summer fun and recreation.

Catalina Island

Whether you’re from Los Angeles or a tourist, Catalina Island is a favorite weekend getaway destination. It’s just a short boat ride from Long Beach, Catalina Island offers something for everyone: history, adventure, romance, and family fun activities. Catalina Island tour packages include, scenic tours, casinos, and Zip Line Eco Tours.

Hollywood Sign

No Hollywood tour is complete without a stop at the iconic Hollywood Sign. Built in 1923, the sign was originally a real estate advertisement, but has come to represent the city and film industry. Looking for a different way to see this amazing view? Try a Hollywood sign on horseback tour!


Disneyland® is the corner stone to any family vacation in Los Angeles. The Disneyland® Resort in California usually refers to the two Disney theme parks, three hotels and Downtown Disney. Hotel shuttle services to Disneyland® can be customized your to your schedule with an Extreme Tours Shuttle’s Disneyland® tour.

Universal Studios

Universal Studios Hollywood™ remains the ultimate movie experience. Go behind-the-scenes of real film sets, face action heart-pounding rides and attractions, and get lost in the magic. A trip to Universal Studios Hollywood is like stepping into the world’s most popular movies and TV shows.

Celebrity Homes

Want to see where the other side lives? Of course you do! There are plenty of movie star and celebrity home tours to choose from throughout Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood. There are even celebrity home tours by bike! A self-guided celebrity bike tour takes you where the move star tour buses can’t.

Citadel Outlet Shopping

From boutiques to malls, if you love shopping then Los Angeles is the city for you. For outlet shopping, nothing can beat the Citadel Outlets. Located southeast of Downtown Los Angeles, the Citadel Outlets look more like a castle than a shopping center. It’s home to Coach, Kate Spade, Nike and more! The Citadel Outlets also offer luggage storage, perfect for shopping then catching a late night flight.

Knott’s Berry Farms

Knott’s Berry Farms is the other great theme park in Los Angeles. It may not be as famous, but fun is always in season. The park features world-class thrill rides, shows and attractions in four themed areas, and a chance to meet Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang. Knott’s Berry Farms is also well known for annual events like Knott’s Scary Farm and Knott’s Merry Farm.

Medieval Times

Located in Buena Park, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is the perfect place to take a family to dinner on vacation. Medieval Times offers an amusing tournament with jousting, horsemanship & falconry, all on top of a 4-course, utensil-free meal served in a castle-like atmosphere. Round trip shuttles to Medieval Times Dinner are available from Anaheim Resort Hotels and more.

LA in a Day Bike Tour

Leave no sight unseen on a LA in a Day Bike Tour. Bike tours are a fun and active way to take in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Bel-Air, Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, and more. The LA in a Day Bike Tour is a 6-hour excursion that covers 32-miles of the best that Los Angeles has to offer.

Anywhere you want to Go

Where should you go in Los Angeles? Everywhere! Check out attractions in L.A., Hollywood, Palm Springs, Santa Monica and more. Favorite attractions include Santa Monica pier, boutiques along Rodeo Drive, Walt Disney Concert Hall, LEGOLAND® California, Griffith Park Observatory, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and so much more. Create your own custom trip in Los Angeles and see the sights you want to see!