20-Day Self-Driving Tour To The West Of U.S. triptoto
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Las Vegas Zion National Park
Cost: ? USD
  • Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

    Large mall with 150 shops of designer & household brands in clothing, accessories, leather & gifts. 

    Playing Time:2 hour.Buy travel goods.
  • Zion National Park South Entrance Ranger Station

    South Entrance to Zion National Park.

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  • Zion Canyon Visitor Center

    Zion's main visitor facility, with park maps & exhibits, a bookstore & canyon shuttle service.

    Visiting by park bus.
  • The Grotto Picnic Area

    The Grotto picnic area has a great spot to stop and have a bite to eat plus it is also the beginning of the trailhead area and this area of the Zion's National Park.

  • Angels Landing Trail

    The Angels Landing Trail is one of the most famous and thrilling hikes in the national park system. Zion's pride and joy runs along a narrow rock fin with dizzying drop-offs on both sides. The trail culminates at a lofty perch, boasting magnificent views in every direction. Rarely is such an intimidating path so frequented by hikers.

    The Angels Landing trail is a 5-mile trail,climbs a sandstone spine, providing rails and chain handholds for a 300-foot (91 m) climb in .5 miles (0.80 km).

    Playing Time:2-3 hours.
  • Zion Canyon

    Tall sandstone amphitheater & trailhead for the popular Riverside Walk & Narrows hiking trails.

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Zion National Park Bryce Canyon National Park
Cost: ? USD
  • Bryce Canyon City Office

    Bryce Canyon City is a town in Garfield County, Utah, United States, adjacent to Bryce Canyon National Park. The town, formerly known as Ruby's Inn, was officially incorporated on July 23, 2007 under a controversial, short-lived state law.

  • Bryce Canyon National Park Visitor Center

    Park's full-service visitor complex with ranger help desk, bookstore, exhibits & award-winning film.

  • Inspiration Point

    The viewpoint at Inspiration Point consists of three levels that provide varied spectacular perspectives of the main amphitheater. From here, visitors look toward the Silent City (near Sunset Point) with its many rows of seemingly frozen hoodoos set against the backdrop of Boat Mesa. All who look out from this point are bound to be inspired, considering the intricacies of the hoodoos and their formation through the erosion of the Claron Formation. 

  • Bryce Canyon National Park Sunrise Point

    Sunset Point offers vistas of some of the most famous and breathtaking of Bryce Canyon's hoodoos. Directly below the point and to the south, the Silent City rises from the canyon floor, a maze of hoodoos and fins packed in tight formation. Just below the overlook on the northern edge, Thor's Hammer stands alone. Striking in form due to its isolation from other hoodoos, Thor's Hammer is a favorite among visitors.

    Shooting sunset.
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  • Bryce Canyon National Park Visitor Center

    Park's full-service visitor complex with ranger help desk, bookstore, exhibits & award-winning film.

  • Shooting sunrise.
  • Rainbow Point

    Viewpoint at park's highest elevation with a panorama of Pink Cliffs & colorful hoodoo landscape.

  • Yovimpa Point

    Here is one of the places you can get a good look at the sequence of rock layers called the Grand Staircase. The sections or steps in the Grand Staircase are named for the dominant color of rock. You are standing on the top step known as the Pink Cliffs. Directly below you are the Grey Cliffs. As you look into the distance you can see Molly's Nipple, which is part of the White Cliffs. Looking down into distant canyons near the horizon, you can just make out some red rock underneath the White Cliffs. This red rock makes up the Vermilion Cliffs. Hidden from view but directly under the towering Vermilion Cliffs are the comparatively diminutive Chocolate Cliffs. The tree-covered hills that meet the horizon belong to the Kaibab Plateau — the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

  • Black Birch Canyon

    Roadside pullout along Bryce Canyon Rim, offering scenic views south to Rainbow Point. 

  • Ponderosa Canyon

    From this vantage point you can see how the type of rock that composes the different steps of the Grand Staircase determines what kinds of plants can grow on it. The varying densities of vegetation determine how erosion shapes the land.

    In the slick rock sandstone of the White Cliffs the soil is thin or nonexistent and plants cannot easily take hold. The lack of plants causes this region to endure intense erosion with each rainstorm forming deep canyons, rounded domes and pointed nipples.

  • Agua Canyon

    Viewpoint filled with distinctive rock formations (hoodoos) & scenic views of the Grand Staircase.

  • Natural Bridge

    Massive 85-ft. arch carved out of sedimentary red rock by geologic forces over millions of years.

  • Farview Point

    Farview Point is appropriately named, with spectacular views of famous landmarks that make up the Grand Staircase. From north to south you can see: the Aquarius Plateau (Pink Cliffs), the Kaiparowits Plateau (Grey Cliffs), Molly's Nipple (White Cliffs), and even glimpses of the Kaibab Plateau on which lies the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

  • Swamp Canyon

    Swamp Canyon appears relatively small and sheltered from the overlook, bounded on both sides by fins and hoodoos. This size allows the viewer to develop a more intimate connection with the landscape than some of the grander viewpoints may provide.

  • Paria View

    Photographers seeking sunset pictures are often disappointed by the fact that most of the cliffs and hoodoos of Bryce Canyon do not face the setting sun. Paria View is one exception. Here one prominent and photogenic castle-like hoodoo rises high above the canyon floor to absorb the last rays of the setting sun. Paria is a Paiute word meaning "water with elk" or "water with mud". The translation varies depending on context and season.

  • Bryce Point

    From Bryce Point, one of the most scenic vistas of the full amphitheater and all its wonders amaze the visitor. Bryce Point is famous for its extraordinary sunrises. From here you can watch the tops of hoodoos set alight as if by fire from the first rays of the rising sun. Like fire, the orange light quickly spreads driving shadows from all but the deepest recesses of the amphitheater. 

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Bryce Canyon National Park Page
Cost: ? USD
Motel 6 Page
Cost: 90 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas

    Lake Powell is located in northern Arizona and stretches up into southern Utah. It's part of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, endless sunshine, warm water, perfect weather, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the west, Lake Powell is the ultimate playground. Rent a houseboat, stay at our campground, or enjoy our lodging and hop aboard a guided expedition.

  • Glen Canyon Dam

    Glen Canyon Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River in northern Arizona, United States, near the town of Page. The 710-foot (220 m) high dam was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) from 1956 to 1966 and forms Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the U.S. with a capacity of 27 million acre feet.

  • Upper Antelope Canyon

    Antelope Canyon is a popular location for photographers and sightseers, and a source of tourism business for the Navajo Nation. Private tour companies have been permitted to offer tours since 1987. It has been accessible by tour only since 1997, when the Navajo Tribe made it a Navajo Tribal Park. Photography within the canyons is difficult due to the wide exposure range (often 10 EV or more) made by light reflecting off the canyon walls.

    Upper Antelope Canyon is called Tsé bighánílíní, "the place where water runs through rocks" by the Navajo. It is the most frequently visited by tourists for two reasons. First, its entrance and entire length are at ground level, requiring no climbing. Second, beams(shafts of direct sunlight radiating down from openings in the top of the canyon) are much more common in Upper than in Lower. Beams occur most often in the summer months, as they require the sun to be high in the sky. Winter colors are a little more muted like the photo displayed here. Summer months provide two types of lighting. Light beams start to peek into the canyon March 20 and disappear October 7 each year.

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Page Tusayan
Cost: ? USD
Red Feather Lodge
Cost: 160 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Horseshoe Bend

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Red Feather Lodge
Cost: 160 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • South Rim Trail

  • Mather Point

    Scenic viewpoint along South Rim, popular for its canyon vistas & proximity to the visitor center.

    Shooting sunrise.
  • Bright Angel Trail

    The Bright Angel Trail is a hiking trail located in Grand Canyon National Park in the U.S. state of Arizona.Trailhead for rugged 7.9-mi. trek on park "superhighway" linking Colorado River & South Rim.

    Playing Time:3 hours
  • Yavapai Point

    Panoramic viewpoint along South Rim with exceptional views of canyon ridges & the Colorado River.

    Shoot sunset.Note: parking lot usually full around sunset - best to take Orange Shuttle here for sunset.
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Red Feather Lodge
Cost: 160 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Desert View Drive

    Desert View Drive is a scenic route to the east of Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim which follows the rim for 25 miles (40 km) out to the Desert View Watchtower and East Entrance.

  • Pipe Creek Vista

    This pullout can be accessed by private vehicle or by using the free Kaibab Rim Route(Orange) Shuttle Bus, departing from the Grand Canyon Visitor Center.

    The Canyon Rim Trail may be accessed here, with a 1.3 mile / 2.1 km walk on a paved trail west to Mather Point, or a 0.8 mile / 1.3 km walk east to the South Kaibab Trailhead.

  • Yaki Point

     Nature's Manifest, friendliness of this tribe's working during tis stop.

  • Grandview Point

    South Rim viewpoint overlooking a panorama of colorful canyons, ridges & the snaking Colorado River. 

  • Tusayan Ruin

    The Tusayan Ruin is the remains of a small ancestral Puebloan village. A relatively flat 0.1 mile (200 meter) trail wraps around the ruin and offers the opportunity to learn more about the place and the people who once called this home.

    The Tusayan Museum and Bookstore have displays that help bring the ruin to life. A picnic area and restrooms are located here.

  • Moran Point

    Moran Point is a prominent feature at any Grand Canyon viewpoint but at Moran Point three main rock groups are clearly visible. 

    The Layered Paleozoic Rocks represent the sedimentary rocks that make up most of the Grand Canyon's depth. The Grand Canyon Supergroup represents a significant portion of the canyon's geologic record even though it is only in isolated remnants, visible at only a few spots along the rim. The Vishnu Basement Rocks are the oldest at the canyon, consisting of both metamorphic and igneous rock.

  • Navajo Point

    Just a few minutes west of the Desert View Watchtower, this viewpoint offers a great view of the watchtower as well as panoramic vistas to the west and a view north up the Colorado River.

    Navajo Point is the highest overlook on the South Rim - unless one is standing on the top observation deck of the watchtower itself. The top of the tower measures slightly higher.

  • Desert View Watchtower

    Stone tower rising 7 stories designed in 1932 by Mary Colter, a pioneering Grand Canyon architect. 

  • Lipan Point

    Vista point on Desert View Drive with expansive views of canyon's inner gorge & whitewater rapids.

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Tusayan Monument Valley
Cost: ? USD
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Visitor Center

    Welcome to the Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park.  You are experiencing one of the most majestic - and most photographed - points on earth.

    This great valley boasts sandstone masterpieces that tower at heights of 400 to 1,000 feet. framed by scenic clouds casting shadows that graciously roam the desert floor. The angle of the sun accents these graceful formations, providing scenery that is simply spellbinding.

  • Merrick's Butte

    Merrick Butte is a butte located in Monument Valley in extreme northeast Navajo County, Arizona. It is located 1.4 miles east of the monument headquarters and 1.25 miles south of the Arizona–Utah state line.It is part of the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and is similar to its neighbors West and East Mitten Buttes just to the north.

  • West and East Mitten Buttes

    West and East Mitten Buttes are two distinctive geological features found within the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in northeast Navajo County, Arizona. When viewed from the south, the buttes appear to be two gigantic mittens with their thumbs facing inwards.

    The two buttes are about 0.6 miles (0.97 km) from the Arizona–Utah state line and West Mitten Butte is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) northeast of the park headquarters.The summit of West Mitten Butte is 6,176 feet (1,882 m) and East Mitten Butte is 6,226 feet (1,898 m) in elevation.

    The Mittens form a triangle with Merrick Butte about 2/3 of a mile to the south and, with Sentinel Mesa.

    The buttes are made of three principal rock layers. The lowest layer is Organ Rock Shale, the middle is de Chelly Sandstone, and the top layer is the Moenkopi Formation capped by Shinarump Conglomerate.

  • Elephant Butte

    Elephant Butte, imagine a gigantic elephant in the southwest desert.

  • Totem pole

    Totem Pole, this spire monument is an example of what erosion does to a butte. A totem pole is a historical or mythical marker created by Northeastern tribes, usually carved out of wood. 

  • Artist's Point

    Artist's Point, place where artists can create landscape and bring them to life on their canvas. 

  • Three Sisters

    The Three Sisters is a formation of Catholic nun facing her two pupils. 

  • North Window Drive

    North Window-­ overlooks the northern view of the lower valley. On the left is Elephant Butte. On the right is Cly Butte, Cly (Navajo name for Left), is named after a well known Navajo medicine man, he is buried at the foot of the formation.

  • Camel Butte

    Camel Butte, this mid-­eastern animal faces the west.

  • The Hub

    The Hub-­ symbolizes a hub of a wagon wheel. Navajos see it as a fire place in the center of a gigantic Hogan (a Navajo home). 

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San Juan County Canyonlands National Park
Cost: ? USD
Motel 6 Moab
Cost: 150 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Goosenecks State Park

    On the edge of a deep canyon above the sinuous river meander known as a gooseneck, this small park affords impressive views of one of the most striking examples of an entrenched river meander on the North American continent. The San Juan River twists and turns through the meander, flowing a distance of over six miles while advancing one and half miles west on its way to Lake Powell. Gaze at the results of 300 million years of geological activity, where the San Juan River winds and carves its way through the desert 1,000 feet below.

  • Island in the Sky Visitor Center

    Island in the Sky Visitor Center is open daily, spring through fall. Hours vary by season. Features include: exhibits, book and map sales, backcountry permits, general information, wireless internet, and park rangers on duty. You can also watch a park orientation video. Water is available spring through fall. There is no water available elsewhere; bring all that you will need. Electric outlets are not available.

  • Shafer Canyon Overlook

    Vista point & photography site offering up-close views of steep mesa drop-offs & Shafer Trail Road.

  • Mesa Arch

    Mesa Arch:Cliff's-edge sandstone arch framing an iconic sunrise view of the red rock canyon landscape below.

  • Neck Spring Trail

    Loop trail passes historic ranching features, two seep springs, and diverse plant life.Distance(round-trip):5.8 mi/9.3 km.

  • Grand View Point

    Scenic pullout & easy 2-mi. hike along the mesa rim with sweeping vistas of dramatic canyon terrain.

  • Buck Canyon Overlook

    East-facing scenic spot offering sweeping vistas of mesas & a deep canyon of the Colorado River. 

  • White Rim Overlook

    Walk to an east-facing overlook for views of the Colorado River, Monument Basin, and La Sal Mountains.

  • Orange Cliffs Overlook

    Wide open view looking west; good spot if you want to capture the setting sun and post sunset brilliance of the sky.

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Motel 6 Moab
Cost: 150 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Arches National Park Visitor Center & Park Headquarters

    Arches National Park is a US National Park in eastern Utah. The park is located on the Colorado River 4 miles north of Moab, Utah.

    Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.

  • Courthouse Towers Viewpoint

  • North Window

    Arch on the north side of the Windows, a sandstone fin featuring 2 massive, eye-shaped openings.

  • South Window

    Arch on the south side of the Windows, a sandstone fin featuring 2 massive, eye-shaped openings. 

  • Balanced Rock

    Landmark featuring a huge sandstone block appearing to balance precariously on a thin rock column. 

  • Landscape Arch

    Arches' longest sandstone span, measuring 290 ft. across, accessible via the Devils Garden trail.

  • Delicate Arch

    Delicate Arch is on the top of many visitors' to-do lists. In a park with over 2,000 stone arches, this particular free-standing arch has become a widely recognized symbol of the state of Utah and one of the most famous geologic features in the world.

    The light opening beneath the arch is 64 feet high and 45 feet wide, making it the largest free-standing arch in the park. It has had more than a few names in its history, from the colorful ("Cowboy's Chaps", "Old Maid's Bloomers") to the prosaic ("Salt Wash Arch"). The term "Delicate" first appeared in a January 1934 article about the Arches National Monument Scientific Expedition, which described it as "the most delicately chiseled arch in the entire area."

    Shooting sunset.
  • Panorama Point

    Shooting star.
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Moab Salt Lake City
Cost: ? USD
Hampton Inn Salt Lake City - Murray
Cost: 200 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Temple Square

  • Salt Lake Temple

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Salt Lake City Reno
Cost: ? USD
Econo Lodge new Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Cost: 60 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Great Salt Lake

  • Great Salt Lake State Park

    This State Park provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds.

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Reno San Francisco
Cost: ? USD
  • Twin Peaks   

    At 922 feet in elevation, Twin Peaks is second only to Mt. Davidson in height, offers spectacular views of the Bay Area, and is a world-famous tourist attraction. Originally called “Los Pechos de la Choca” (Breasts of the Maiden) by early Spanish settlers, these two adjacent peaks provide postcard views and a treasure trove of animal and plant diversity. Most visitors to Twin Peaks drive (or take a tourist bus) to the north peak parking lot to enjoy 180-degree views of the Bay Area.

  • Golden Gate Park

  • Golden Gate Bridge

    Watching the sunset.
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  • California Academy of Sciences

    Playing Time:3 hours.
  • de Young Museum

    Playing Time:2 hours.
  • Haight-Ashbury

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  • Alcatraz Island

    Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the history making 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes. Rich in history, there is also a natural side to the Rock—gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.

  • Lombard Street

  • Cable Car Museum

  • Fisherman's Wharf

  • Coit Tower

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  • Neary Lagoon Park

  • Wharf's General Store

    Fisherman's Wharf is a historic wharf in Monterey, California, United States. Used as an active wholesale fish market into the 1960s, the wharf eventually became a tourist attraction as commercial fishing tapered off in the area.

    Fisherman's Wharf is technically known as The Old Fisherman's Wharf, to distinguish it from the current commercial wharf (known as Municipal Wharf #2).

  • 17 Mile Dr Bay Skyline

    America's famous high-end luxury mansion district in 17 Miles Drive along the line, so we can imagine how beautiful the scenery here! Because expensive villas, beautiful scenery, has become the focus of a tour in California, the car was moved into this segment route charges, pedestrians and bicycles free of charge.

    Primary scenic attractions include Cypress Point, Bird Rock, Point Joe, Pescadero Point, Fanshell Beach & Seal Point. The famous "Witch Tree" landmark, often used as scenic background in movies and television, was formerly at Pescadero Point. The tree was blown down by a storm on January 14, 1964. Pescadero Point is also the site of the Ghost Tree, a landmark Monterey Cypress tree. The tree gives its name to a dangerous extreme surfing location known to have storm waves.Currently, the surf break of Ghost Tree is off limits to surfers and watercraft.

  • Big Sur

    Big Sur, described in 1912 as the "greatest meeting of land and water in the world,"is a undeveloped, lightly populated, unincorporated region on California's Central Coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views. As the "longest and most scenic stretch of undeveloped coastline in the continental United States,"it has been described it as a "national treasure that demands extraordinary procedures to protect it from development,"and "one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world, an isolated stretch of road, mythic in reputation."Big Sur's Cone Peak at 5,155 feet (1,571 m) is only 3 miles (5 km) from the ocean.The stunning views make Big Sur a popular tourist destination.

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Hotel Santa Barbara
Cost: 180 USD    Number of rooms: 1
  • Hearst Castle

    San Simeon is a town and census-designated place on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California. Its position along State Route 1 is approximately halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, each of those cities being roughly 230 miles away. A key feature of the area is Hearst Castle, a hilltop mansion built by William Randolph Hearst in the early 20th century that is now a tourist attraction. 

  • Solvang

    Solvang was founded in 1911 on almost 9,000 acres of the Rancho San Carlos de Jonata Mexican land grant, by a group of Danes who traveled west to establish a Danish colony far from the midwestern winters. The city is home to a number of bakeries, restaurants, and merchants offering a taste of Denmark in California. The architecture of many of the façades and buildings reflects traditional Danish style. There is a copy of the famous Little Mermaid statue from Copenhagen, as well as one featuring the bust of famed Danish fable writer Hans Christian Andersen. A replica of Copenhagen's Round Tower or Rundetårn in the scale 1:3 was finished in 1991 and can be seen in the town center.

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  • Stearns Wharf

    Stearns Wharf is a pier in the harbor in Santa Barbara, California, United States. When completed In 1872, it became the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    Storied wooden wharf offering restaurants, varied shops, a small aquarium & water views.

  • Waterfront

    Our mission is to provide the community with a quality Waterfront for recreation and commercial use, along with mooring and landside services for boating. Approximately 252 acres of tidelands and submerged lands is managed by the Department. The area encompasses the Harbor and Stearns Wharf.

  • Santa Monica State Beach

    The beach is located along Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica. It is 3.5 miles long and has parks, picnic areas, playgrounds, restrooms, as well as manned lifeguard stations, the original Muscle Beach, bike rentals, concessions, a few hotels, a bike path, and wooden pathways for warm days and beachgoers with disabilities.Visitor activities include volleyball, surfing, stand up paddleboarding, and swimming.

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  • The Getty

    The Getty Center is in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and is the primary location of the museum. The collection features Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. Its estimated 1.3 million visitors annually make it one of the most visited museums in the United States.

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

  • Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills is an enclaved city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, surrounded almost entirely by Los Angeles. Since the 1950s, Beverly Hills has marketed itself as a high-end shopping paradise and home of the rich and famous, which still rings true today; its reputation has even been the basis of a few popular TV shows such as The Beverly Hillbillies and Beverly Hills, 90210. Santa Monica Boulevard bisects the city, with most of the businesses being in the south, the north being primarily residential. Most visitors come to shop or dream of shopping.

    Others try to hunt down their favorite celebrities' homes, but be careful as many celebrities consider that stalking. Thanks to their friends in the state legislature, California has strict anti-stalking laws.

    Note for Bevenly Hills, 90210 fans, there is no West Beverly High; the program was filmed in Torrance High in Torrance.

  • Farmer's Market

    The Farmer's Market Built in 1934 is one of the the best places of shopping, dining and shopping fresh farmers'goods in Los Angeles,it has more than 100 boutique shops, restaurants and grocery stores. Nearby the newly-built Gelf Shopping Village also have boutique shops, cinemas and restaurants and other facilities.

  • TCL Chinese Theatre

    The most important landmark of Hollywood is the Chinese Theater located in Hollywood Blvd, it is famous for the fingerprints,footprints of the famous stars, attracting tourists from Various countries to see the stars's footprints. The founder Sid Grauman build the Chinese theater in 1918.

    The Chinese Theater opened in May 1927, well-known as the appearance of Chinese ancient palatial architecture.At the front of the theatre have huge portraits of every successive academy award winners and biographies, but here there will be a leading role to this stage at the every film premieres, so the theatre can have great fame. However,the most attractive is the footprints left by nearly 200 stars at the front of the Chinese Theater, each tourist,was always busying with filming their idol's footprints, or put their hands on stars's handprint to do some comparison.