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Travel Guide: Los Angeles

Welcome to "The Best of Los Angeles," a GAYOT travel guide featuring top restaurants, luxe hotels and spas, artsy attractions, hip events and other important information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you are a local resident or tourist, our destination guide will steer you to the hottest highlights in Los Angeles and surrounding areas, including the Valley, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs and more.


The Best of Los Angeles

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, explores the history of the automobile

The Petersen Automotive Museum
The Petersen Automotive Museum is reopening after undergoing renovations to freshen up its look. Founded in 1994, the establishment takes visitors on a journey through the history of the automobile, with rotating exhibits and collections of vintage vehicles and race cars on display.

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The Broad Museum in LA was built by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad

The Broad Museum
The Broad museum showcases an impressive collection of more than 2,000 works of contemporary art. Created by art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad in an effort to increase access to the arts in LA, The Broad offers free admission to the public.

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The dining room at SAAM at The Bazaar by José Andrés in Los Angeles, California
Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles
An intimate, candlelit dinner is always a good way to set the mood. GAYOT has chosen places that have a charming ambience and appetizing cuisine. These Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles are sure to impress whether it's a first date or honeymoon celebration.

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A guest room at The Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey in California

Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Los Angeles
Plan a sexy getaway with your significant other to the City of Angels. Whether you want a suite with an ocean view or a cozy hideaway, GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Los Angeles will help you find the perfect place.

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The Beverly Hills Hotel Spa by La Prarie in Beverly Hills, California

Top 10 Spas in Los Angeles
From posh pampering at luxurious hotels to super affordable Korean bathhouses and terrific Thai massage parlors, LA's top spas offer a wide range of services.

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The iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles

Los Angeles 72-Hour Getaway Guide
Gain an insider's perspective on LA with our weekend travel guide, packed full of information about the best hotels, restaurants and attractions across the city.

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