Some Things You Should Do While You’re In Los Angeles, California

March 19 / Posted by Christi Hintz

Are lingering cold temperatures getting you down? Around this time of year, you might start looking for assignments in places like sunny California. If you’ve got an assignment coming up in this lovely city, or if you’re thinking about taking one, or if you’re reading this from your housing in Los Angeles, we’ve got some recommendations for fun things to discover while you’re there.


Universal Studios


If you really want to experience Los Angeles, a fun way to see Hollywood is a perfect item to check off your list. There are a lot of great ways to get a taste of Hollywood, but Universal Studios is a stand out because there’s just so much to do and see there.


Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and a theme park, and it has attractions that span a variety of films and TV shows from Harry Potter to The Walking Dead. Take advantage of the theme park side of the studio with fun rides like Jurassic Park the Ride, then experience the movies in a different way by taking a studio tour. Wrap it all up by dining on some Harry Potter inspired treats at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! If you find yourself with a day to spend somewhere and you’re a fan of any of the films represented at this park, it’s a can’t-miss attraction!


Want to learn more? Check out their website to plan your trip ahead of time and make the most of your visit.


Take a Break At the Beach


Have you really experienced Los Angeles if you haven’t taken a stroll on one of the many beaches? Los Angeles has a variety of beautiful beaches, so there’s something for everyone! The website California Beaches has put together a great guide to help you decide which beach to visit based on what you want to do there. Click here to check out their list and start making plans to enjoy some time on a sunny California beach.


Griffith Observatory


In love with the stars? Then you’ll really love this Observatory that’s owned by City of Los Angeles. You can get a great look at the stars through public telescopes, and get a great look at Los Angeles and the Hollywood sign from the Observatory’s excellent vantage point.

You can find interesting exhibits in the Wilder Hall of the Eye and Ahmanson Hall of the Sky, or take in one of the observatory’s educational shows at the Samuel Oschin Planetarium.


Get more information about this interesting attraction on their website.


One of the amazing things about being a travel nurse is getting to find fulfillment in a career that makes a difference while exploring new places. That’s why we created this series of articles with suggestions for some of the best ways to experience these new places while you’re there. If you missed some of our previous articles, take a look at the ones we created for Tucson, Arizona and Atlanta, Georgia.


Have you been to Los Angeles? What were some of your favorite things to do there? Share your own suggestions in the comments below.


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